Maximize Membership: Leverage Your Existing Stakeholders to Facilitate Communication and Grow Your Organization
February 16, 2023 by Smith & Harroff
As a nonprofit association, engaging and growing your membership base is essential to achieving your goals and serving your community. There is strength in numbers, making your members central to carrying out your mission.
Nothing builds credibility quite like a word-of-mouth referral. Think about it: Are you more likely to visit a restaurant because a good friend tells you it’s delicious, or because an actor in a television commercial said so? For nonprofits, word of mouth is an invaluable marketing tool. When positive comments about your organization start to
If you’re interested in growing your association – and increasing membership engagement – LinkedIn is a powerful tool that offers effective ways for you to not only highlight your association’s mission, but also help other professionals find information, establish relationships, and do business together.
February 15, 2018 by Smith & Harroff
Creative associations are combating the changing landscape and widespread skepticism with hybrid membership models. These models build upon the standard format and include additional options which reflect the needs of a full range of membership.
December 2, 2017 by Smith & Harroff
Associations now face an interesting challenge – how to entice the millennials who now make up the largest workforce age group to make an association investment. Many see it as an opportunity to introduce a hybrid membership model to accomplish just that.