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Tips for emerging association professionals from Shelly Alcorn and KiKi L’Italien. The real reason associations don’t innovate? According to Eric Lanke, it’s because we don’t really know our members very well. Free, easy tips to improve your staff members’ days. … Continue reading

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One of the biggest problems in “big data” is: what is it, exactly? Here’s one attempt to answer that. MIT responds publicly to the Aaron Swartz tragedy. Understanding confirmation bias (or, all ideas are not good ideas). Is bigger always … Continue reading

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On goofing off for fun and profit. Jamie Notter on what to take away from the demise of Google’s 20% time. Crowdsourcing leads to dramatic progress in sentiment analysis, a key ingredient to social media success. By now you’ve no … Continue reading

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Always the Last to Know: IdeaStarter

IdeaStarter is a new project from the minds at Avectra. The point of the site is to make it easy to set up a site for any project your organization (association or not, Avectra client or not) wants to undertake … Continue reading

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Big list this week: Good advice for all of us: take it easy on yourself and others. Avoid these common networking mistakes. Tips to get more people sharing your blog posts. Jay Daughtry’s innovation lessons from football – love it! … Continue reading

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Innovation: enough talk – time for ACTION! Save time and money by crowdsourcing your commute. Need help figuring out how to use social media in your organization? The US Marines have your back. Trying to create online community? Facebook might … Continue reading

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Want the TOTAL recap of #ASAE11? Check out ASAE’s awesome Scoop.it page. LOVE! Tips for the virtual work force from Deirdre Reid for Avectra. What can Lady Gaga teach us about community building? Giving up the illusion of control is … Continue reading

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#Tech10 is canceled – long live #UnTech10!

As probably everyone knows by now, ASAE canceled this year’s Technology Conference due to the Snowpocalypse (and in a very classy move, is issuing full refunds to everyone. Thank God for conference insurance!) However, the hardy souls of OmniPress, SocialFish, … Continue reading

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