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Case Study: How AOBA Stays Connected To Its Members During the Pandemic
Case Study: How AOBA Stays Connected To Its Members During the Pandemic

The heartbeat of an association is its members. How did AOBA use on online community to stay connected with its members during COVID-19? Read More >>

09/9/2020


Increase Your Associations Email Deliverability with These Tips
Increase Your Associations Email Deliverability with These Tips

Communicating to members via email is a hot topic in the association and chamber space -- and it's no wonder! Email marketing has been shown to have higher conversion rates than both social media and search engines. Communicating effectively with your members via email is a key marketing component... Read More >>

08/14/2020


Tools & Tips For Keeping Your Member Data Clean
Tools & Tips For Keeping Your Member Data Clean

Dirty Data costs associations thousands of dollars each year. Learn how to identify your dirty data and tips for keeping it clean! Download a copy of this presentation. Read More >>

06/19/2020


3 Ways To Use Google MyMaps with Member Data
3 Ways To Use Google MyMaps with Member Data

Online mapping tools are web-based programs you can use to generate custom maps using location data. These tools are used to create a wide variety of map types, such as heat and survey maps. Many mapping programs are free or have a free trial version. Today, we'll cover how associations can use... Read More >>

04/8/2020


How To Create Member Maps with Google MyMaps
How To Create Member Maps with Google MyMaps

Step 1:Export your Member Data Determine what data you want to visualize. Depending on your organization’s needs, you may want a simple snapshot of all members, or segment it down into certain member types or attributes (remember, whatever data you choose, you’ll need physical... Read More >>

04/8/2020


Asana for Project Management
Asana for Project Management

If your association is looking for a way to better manage events, publications or onboarding new members or staff, Asana may be a good option for you! Read More >>

04/1/2020


How One Chamber Led Its Community Through the Coronavirus Crisis
How One Chamber Led Its Community Through the Coronavirus Crisis

The Coronavirus pandemic has created a need for organizations to quickly find ways to support their members' most basic needs. Many associations and chambers of commerce are uniquely suited to help bring people and organizations together (even at six feet apart). Restaurants and other small... Read More >>

by Pete Zimek
03/18/2020


Tools for a Healthy Remote Environment
Tools for a Healthy Remote Environment

We recently held a roundtable for our customers on taking their associations remote. In conjunction with our own remote techstack, we asked our customers what tools they used to help create the following list: Tip: Whatever is most familiar to your staff is going to be the easiest to transition... Read More >>

03/18/2020


QuickBooks Plus vs QuickBooks Advanced
QuickBooks Plus vs QuickBooks Advanced

With so much Intuit marketing behind QuickBooks Online Advanced, people often ask me if it's truly worth it. Like so many other things in life, "it depends." If your books are pretty straightforward, then the “Plus” tier should work well. If your books are more complicated or your... Read More >>

by Pete Zimek
03/16/2020


Using Live Chat to Deliver a More Personalized Member Experience
Using Live Chat to Deliver a More Personalized Member Experience

The following was originally posted to ASAE's Collaborate as a response to a question about live chat. A number of our Novi AMS customers have been having a lot of success using LiveChat to communicate with their members. Internally, we have had a ton of success using Intercom to communicate... Read More >>

by Pete Zimek
11/7/2019


Email Deliverability: Getting Members to Read Your Emails
Email Deliverability: Getting Members to Read Your Emails

Communicating to members via email is a hot topic in the association and chamber space -- and it's no wonder! Email marketing has been shown to have higher conversion rates than both social media and search engines. Communicating effectively with your members via email is a key marketing... Read More >>

10/16/2019


Remote Work: How to Create Happier Employees Who Get More Done
Remote Work: How to Create Happier Employees Who Get More Done

Remote work can be an amazing opportunity for organizations and their employees but it isn’t for everyone. Pete Zimek, CEO of Novi AMS, has been working remotely for over two decades. He shared his thoughts with the Florida Society of Association Executives at their 2019 Education... Read More >>

09/29/2019