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LMS and Community: First Year Lessons Learned

It has been almost a year since CommPartners and Higher Logic began formally collaborating with the premise that learning in its many forms is a natural extension of community engagement. This concept is not new for most of us. I remember many conversations that took...

Experimentation as Strategy

By Mary Byers, CAE, CSP According to Forbes contributor Mike Maddock, “In order to make a product or service everything it can be, it needs to be repeatedly soft launched with both internal stakeholders and external customers. This means literally sending the idea—be...

Make a Leap on Behalf of Your Association

By Mary Byers, CAE, CSP I’m intrigued by the associations who are doing big things. It may be something internally to secure the health of the organization itself, something on behalf of members, or something for the greater good of the world. If you’re interested in...

Gaining Momentum with a 90-Day Sprint

By Mary Byers, CAE, CSP Meetings. Deadlines. The day-to-day work of running your organization. All of these get in the way of doing new work on behalf of your association. But new work is often necessary to create leverage and momentum—especially when you’re stuck in...

We’ll see you in Toronto for ASAE Annual!

CommPartners is excited to once again be exhibiting at the 2017 ASAE Annual Meeting & Exposition from August 12-15, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. This event is the highlight of our year as we are able to connect with thousands of associations, clients, and...

Why Podcasting, Why Now?

FREE WEBINAR Podcasts: Jumping Headfirst Without Fear July 6th 1-2pm EDT REGISTER NOW   Guest post by Doug Sandler Think about today’s society. When people want it, they want it now. Media on-demand is hot and now more than ever it makes sense to capitalize on...

Advance Your Associations Learning Presence and Profits

During the past several years there has been much conversation and debate on how associations can continue to thrive in the face of increasing competition. The question is; with all of the outside “noise” influencing our stakeholders, how can these organizations cut...

Five Tips to Ensure a Successful Virtual Event

Virtual events are a trend that won’t be going away and are quickly becoming a strategic must for associations. Virtual events can reach deep within organizations and impact a larger number of participants. Traditionally, only a select group of individuals are able to...

The Importance of Company Culture

As many association leaders are aware, there have been quite a few changes over the past several years with technology related companies who serve and support our community. Recently it was announced that three leading AMS companies joined forces, with a fourth...

Leveraging Public and Private Webcasts to Grow Your Organization

Webcasting, just like most things tech, is constantly reinventing itself and has evolved from a niche offering to a broad-based, versatile requirement for sharing your events online.  Working for CommPartners, I have produced webcasts across a broad and diverse range...

Community, Loyalty and Learning: Steps for Engagement

Every day, each of us makes many decisions on how we spend our time and money. Some of these decisions require careful consideration and can take weeks or months, while others happen almost unconsciously, based on a feeling of comfort, expectations and trust. All...

Bridging the Gap: The Association Role in the New Education Paradigm

Because associations serve a dual bottom line, they are always looking for ways to do well while doing good. As mission-driven organizations, they are called to serve those missions, but “no money – no mission.” There is a constant search for programs, products, and...

Convert Your Competitors into Distribution Channels

We see it frequently, that is, associations being threatened by new, innovative and well-funded competitors of all shapes and sizes. Indeed, it’s daunting to witness new players encroaching in our territory, challenging the relevancy of our once well-insulated...

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