The Y and Z of Membership Marketing

In the same way that consumer marketers are looking toward younger generations, many membership marketers are also looking to convert these up and coming professionals into loyal members. A new study presented at the Vivid Ideas Exchange in Sydney last week, A Gender for Change survey* of 2315 young Australians from both Gen Z (16…

Social Media For Associations: Not How To, But Why

Why does your association need to use social media? In [dt_year], when virtually every organisation has a social media presence on at least one platform, this question might sound ridiculous. Yet surprisingly few association executives can actually answer it. Sure, you have a presence. You need a presence. But what purpose is it serving? What goals is it helping you achieve? Why do you spend valuable time and resources on social media activities?

The Art Of Digging Deeper: How To Make Membership Segmentation Work For Your Association

Let’s talk about segmentation. While this is definitely not a new word for association managers, perhaps the concept requires greater thought if we are to use it effectively. Yes, technology advancement has made it easier to create smaller groups within your membership and to tailor your offerings to those sub-sections. In theory this is a big win. It should help you achieve your association’s engagement goals.