201708.07
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What’s new in non-dues revenue?

Full Report: Avenue M Nondues Revenue Report 2017 Across all industries and organization sizes, traditional sources for non-dues revenue, coupled with new products, programs and services, have helped organizations reduce their reliance on membership dues. To better understand the state of non-dues revenue among associations, organizations and foundations, Avenue M Group (Avenue M) surveyed nearly…

201611.18
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Perspectives on Association Growth

Board Forward:  Are you optimistic about what the future holds (for associations)? Sheri Jacobs: I’m very optimistic! There are some core ideals that have not changed. We always need to stay up-to-date in our professions, and there’s always going to be a need for education, credentialing and advocacy. But more than that, I believe there’s…

201603.23
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The Power of (A)

Would it surprise you to know that one in every three Americans is a part of our nation’s vital association and nonprofit community?  Whether as an employee, a member, a volunteer or donor, the heart of our industry are people – experts, problem solvers, innovators – members of a robust workforce helping to build a…

201603.08
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Want to become essential? Stay one step ahead of your members

Driverless cars and the potential for hacking into increasingly connected cars have been identified as two issues Allstate believes could threaten its business. In a recent Chicago Tribune article, an Allstate representative said, “…driverless cars or technologies that facilitate ride or home sharing, could disrupt the demand for our products from current customers…” Just one year…

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Up to the challenge?

One morning, while flipping through the 500 channels on my TV, I came across a commercial for Shaun T’s Insanity program. He suggests that you can receive a year’s worth of results in 60 days if you follow his workout regimen. I was intrigued by his challenge – so I checked out the Insanity website….

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Show me the money

A $4 price increase may not seem like much, but when Disney raised the price of a day pass to the Magic Kingdom to $99 this February, many people were surprised. Although Disney raises its ticket prices every year, this usually happens at the beginning of the summer. The increase also raised some eyebrows because…