We are excited to welcome Marcia Sheehan, Founder of Charmed Cardinals today as we talk with her about putting together a 1st ever conference. Not only is her Society putting together this event they also have a membership program which we touch base on. Listen in to hear how she's applying the In It ForEVER™ principle to the Connector Conference.
Most of us work with Volunteers in some capacity whether it's on a committee, Board, School PTO you name it! So we are offering up 5 Tips in 5 Minutes on working with Volunteers.
We love to read and wanted to share with you all some of our favorites. In this episode we are talking about 5 books we recommend. These are both for personal and professional use and we can't wait to hear what you think we should read.
Retention is not an event, it's a constant throughout their cycle. Retention rises and growth happens with onboarding plans. Do you have an onboarding plan in place for new members? The first year of membership is teaching and molding new members to become loyal. This week we talk about the onboarding process and give some tips on what you can implement to provide the value message.
Happy Podcastiversary to US! Learn what the numbers 1-46-4-5 all have in common as we take you on a brief lessons learned within our first year! PLUS we have a contest announcement as we get ready to hit our 50th episode.
Every membership program is different yet there are 6 dials each professional should monitor on a daily basis. Listen in to hear what data points you should be reviewing and monitoring.
In this month's 5 Tips in 5 Minutes we are giving you tips on the meeting budget. If you have a meeting, event or product to sell you need a budget and we recommend you follow these easy 5 tips to help with the process.
In this week's episode Dan shares thoughts and perspectives on the value of student membership. Are you offering discounts, complimentary or scholarships to student members? Is that helping or hurting your organization? Listen in to find out more and let us know what do you offer your student members and do you have a category of membership for students.
In this episode we are getting personal. We've been asked many times how did we get here working with one another and how do you work together? So we are answering that today and getting very real, raw and honest! If you are thinking of starting your own business you might want to hear how we got here and how it's all working out.
In this month's 5 Tips in 5 Minutes we are talking trade and vendor shows best practices. Are you doing each of these? Have one we didn't mention let us know in the comments!
In this episode we talk about how renewal and retention are not interchangeable when it comes to your memberships.
Today's episode we are bringing the experts to YOU and talking SEO with Corrie & Heather the team behind Target Rocket. What does SEO mean? How can we keep up with the ever changing environment? How many dollars do I allocate within my budget? I'm a niche Association how can I really target the group I want? We also get to delve into some Facebook tools that are powerful and free! This episode goes into the EVER that we focus on: engagement, value, experience and relevance and how it applies to all things within your organization and business.
This week we are asking, "Is the customer always right?". We agree on the answer and does it match what you think? Listen in to find out and find ways to remedy a situation. We give some clear cut examples of how to remedy various situations. Have you needed to remedy a situation? We want to hear about it please share with us in the comments.
In this months 5 Tips in 5 Minutes we are giving you some (5 of course) tips on how to prospect: gain new customers, members, sales, or clients.
In this episode Dan touches base on another sales technique that works called the Door Knob Technique. Whether you believe it or not we are all in sales so listen in and test it out.
In this month's 5 Tips in 5 Minutes we offer successful fundraising event tips. We also had enough time to do a bonus tip and have a full blog post as well with even more details.
In this episode we offer a sales technique to help you make more sales for your business.
How the two two two method worked for me then and still does now. Learn what it's all about and how valuable it can be for your business. This is the perfect listen for those especially in sales and membership.
Our reflections on the strategic planning process and tips for going through it.
In this month's 5 Tips in 5 Minutes Dan talks about the best ways to market your membership program. Do you know the difference between the tangible and intangible benefits and why one is better to market versus another?
It's hard to believe it's been one week since we prepped for our third IN³. In this episode we talk about what IN³ is all about and offer a recap of the education offered, what our attendees have to say and much more.
Toolkits provide your stakeholders with resources to help with the promotion and administration of your company/organization. In this episode we give suggestions for toolkits to have and what can be included.
In this month's 5 Tips in 5 Minutes we offer the five must haves for every registration form. We talk about why it's important to have these on each registration form and even offer a free download.
There is a lot of talk about UX (User Experience) and MX (Membership Experience). In this episode we offer advice for tracking and monitoring the membership experience.