4 questions to ask when selecting e-learning authoring tools.

Is purchasing or subscribing the best approach to build your association’s online learning courses? April 2017 has been a big month for e-learning authoring tools with the release of Articulate Storyline 3 and Adobe Captivate 2017. Both Storyline and Captivate have the option of subscribing to the software or buying a perpetual license. But, which […]


How education protects organizations from fiascos.

United Airlines farce could’ve been alleviated or stopped with some proper employee training. United Airlines recently landed itself into an escalating PR nightmare, and it hasn’t yet left people’s minds or tweets. How could it? A graphic video of Dr. David Dao was forwarded, copied, shared and tweeted globally in a fury of consumer backlash. […]


5 job posting tips for employers using your association’s career center.

Make your job board more valuable for employers seeking top talent within your niche or industry. Your career center is a place where employers come to find the top talent within your niche or industry. To help them attract more job views and applications, consider sharing with them these 5 simple steps to writing effective […]


7 vows to marry AMS tech and your association mission.

Here’s a model to identify where your association management software comes up short and what to do if it does. Successful association management software is like a well-constructed wedding cake. Imagine a traditional wedding cake: There are several layers, with the bottom portion the largest and each layer gets smaller as you reach the top […]


An AMS to optimize your association’s financial operations.

YourMembership’s AMS now integrated with QuickBooks Online and Great Plains. We’ve been busy at YourMembership, enhancing our technology solutions to improve your association members’ experience, streamline your operations and processes, and help your organization grow. Last month, we revolutionized the member experience with SocialLink, YM’s online community and social mobile app built into our association […]


7 issues nonprofits can turn into opportunities.

Here are some solutions for your nonprofit to become more efficient and spur growth. Your nonprofit has faced challenges for as long as it’s been around. You’ve been working to overcome the same obstacles for years. But, as the years go by, each challenge gives way to new opportunities as you continue to adjust your […]


5 qualities of a successful online learning team.

A gut check to help your association implement a major learning management system or elearning strategic plan. Are you getting ready to implement a major learning management system (LMS) or elearning strategic plan? You can measure your readiness using our scorecard. It’s a time-tested gauge we created thanks to a long history of small to […]


6 basics of member re-engagement: Part 1.

This is the first of a two-part series from Real Magnet looking at best practices for re-engaging your association members. As an email marketer, your list of both members and prospective members is probably your most valuable asset. Likewise, the potential of shrinking your list places you in danger of losing revenue, members or donations. […]


3 ways career centers increase member engagement.

Your career center is another way to engage members and ensure they understand the benefits of your association. Are your association members passing by your website more often than you’d like? Maybe your last onsite networking event didn’t have many attendees. Or, are you looking to increase the number of people taking your online courses? […]


5 benefits of video-based learning.

Easily delivered through a learning management system, video is the most engaging way to hold your association members’ and learners’ attention. Video-based learning is a widely-accepted e-learning trend, and it’s gaining momentum. What makes it trendy now and soon a staple of learning is it’s shorter, crispier and engaging nature, changing the way your association […]