What is Spark?

Spark helps associations grow by providing strategic membership and marketing advice and assistance. Spark works with associations that have the willingness and capacity, at both the staff and board levels, to ask tough questions and take some risks in service to reaching for significant goals.

Do You Know How to Be A Member?

YAY! You just got a new member! Hopefully, she’ll acclimate and find her place and stay with you forever. Wait: “hopefully”? We can do better than that. Here’s the question you need to ask yourself: does your new member know … Continue reading

Turning Ideas into Reality

Also known as “the hard part.” I’ve been working with an association lately where the focus of the engagement is on transforming the organization. I’m specifically working with them on a membership transformation, but a piece of that is looking … Continue reading

Engagement: It's Not About You

There was a lot of talk about measuring and scoring member engagement at December’s ASAE Technology Conference. People talked about scoring systems. People talked about tech platforms to track and report on the scores. People talked about engagement as the … Continue reading