In It ForEVER | Helping Businesses Grow Through Events and Membership Programs

Dan and Nicole Ratner are a power couple in the association world leading organizations to achieve record growth in membership and plan highly efficient events over their 36 combined years in the industry. After climbing to the highest levels of leadership in multiple organizations, they both made the unusual choice to step off the corporate ladder and put family first. Throughout this podcast, you’ll hear how they help non-profit and for-profit businesses move from incremental growth to exponential growth, from passive customer relations to active customer relationships, and from surviving to thriving. They’ve introduced a unique business model called the In It ForEVER™ Principle that emerges from the belief that members/attendees/customers are in it for…a quality positive Experience, ever-increasing Value, intentional Engagement, and consistent and reliable Relevance. The show includes a mix of discussions, interviews, and education focused on topics, such as, event planning, meeting planning, membership development, member retention, member engagement, value proposition development, marketing, direct sales, selling, strategic planning, managing a governing board, customer service, vendor and provider relations, and curating and cultivating partnerships. As independent entrepreneurs growing their own small business (The Next Steps, LLC), listeners will also get a glimpse into the challenges and struggles they face managing their family and business together.
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Jun 28, 2018

In this episode we talk about how renewal and retention are not interchangeable when it comes to your memberships. 

Jun 21, 2018

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. 


Jun 14, 2018

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.

Jun 1, 2018

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.