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What I’m Reading

Do you know the content marketing 4-1-1? MGI’s 2014 Membership Marketing Benchmark report is out. One, you should download it ASAP. Two, Associations Now has been doing a series of posts on the results, and I love the point of … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Jeff Hurt offers sound advice for improving your conference breakouts. Talk about a change of pace: why you should run your business like a nonprofit. Shelly Alcorn points out that a lot of people don’t trust associations, and maybe they … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

More on the information overload discussion, this time from Steve Drake. He has a different perspective, and quotes some great sources (like John Haydon and Copyblogger). Anna Caraveli debunks some of the myths of membership engagement. Public and private communities: … Continue reading

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How to Impress Your Boss

Content marketing is all the rage right now. But how do you do it right, well, and effectively so you can impress your boss and earn that big promotion or raise? Or at least a solid “way to go!”? MarketingProfs … Continue reading

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Content Curation Revisited

Thanks in part to the recent release of the Looking Forward 2014 survey by Association Laboratory, associations execs are once again thinking about our members’ experience of information overload. According to the Association Lab survey, the association executives who responded … Continue reading

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Always the Last to Know: Buffer

Spotted thanks to a link from the always-full-of-good-information Maddie Grant, Buffer simplifies social sharing via a site, a browser extension and even an app. I still plan to post a roughly weekly blog roundup, but expect to see a lot … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading

Eric Lanke gets real: you are not innovative. Want a good answer? Ask a good question (now with proof). Want to knock your gala out of the park? It requires leadership, clear goals, and a strong sense of mission. They’ve … Continue reading

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Always the Last to Know: Curating Twitter

Spotted thanks to Associations Now, Twitter is now letting users create custom-curated timelines (and taking on Storify in the process). More sophisticated than just following a hashtag, you can now follow an event or a person or a group or … Continue reading

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The Engaged Learner

Seems like this is the season of calls for presentations, which puts me in mind of a Jeff Hurt presentation on conference trends: The Evolution Of Onsite Conferences from Jeff Hurt (He explains the slides in more detail at the … Continue reading

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Attention Doesn’t Scale, Redux

I’m at the Bridge Conference today, presenting on Attention Doesn’t Scale, the Spark white paper first released last fall. The basic premise of the white paper is: Information overload, while not a new problem, has gotten so much more severe … Continue reading

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