7 steps to select the right LMS for your association, part 3.

The following is a guest blog article originally published by Jeff Cobb of Tagoras, a leading expert in strategy, learning, marketing and technology to organizations in the business of lifelong learning. The is the final installment of a three-part series. For a refresher, here’s Part 1 and Part 2. At Tagoras, a lot of technology […]


5 strategies to engage members in your online community.

If you build it, will they engage? I recently presented a webinar about “5 Strategies to Engage Members in Your Online Community.” We uncovered the top reason why members join your association is for connections. Members want to connect to their peers and colleagues. They want to belong to your online community. It’s often overwhelming […]


3 real ways to improve your membership marketing program.

To successfully attract and keep association members, continually remind yourselves membership marketing is a process. Many associations struggle to improve their membership growth and retention. Within your offices and before your boards, you search endlessly for one idea to reverse your membership fortune. Unfortunately, there’s no silver bullet. To successfully attract and keep members, you […]


7 steps to select the right LMS for your association, part 2.

The following is a guest blog article originally published by Jeff Cobb of Tagoras, a leading expert in strategy, learning, marketing and technology to organizations in the business of lifelong learning. The is Part 2 of a three-part series. For a refresher, here’s Part 1. At Tagoras, a lot of technology selection work has been […]


Accurate association member data drives better engagement and revenue.

Updated profile data is more than just getting current email address information. Data management and data integrity is a demanding job for you and your association. But, it has to be done. Your association is only as good as your member data, and it’s a big task to keep it clean. While you regularly communicate […]


7 steps to select the right LMS for your association, part I.

The following is a guest blog article originally published by Jeff Cobb of Tagoras, a leading expert in strategy, learning, marketing and technology to organizations in the business of lifelong learning. At Tagoras, a lot of technology selection work has been done over the years through many webinars and workshops related to a 7-step methodology. […]


5 reasons everyone at your association needs to go to #Xperience17.

#leadership #inspiration #learning #innovation #technology – all in one place. As an association leader, you have a great case for going to Xperience 2017. It’s a chance to grow your skills in leadership. It’s a sure way of learning new ideas to make stronger connections with your members, adapt new technologies and grow your membership […]


Stay relevant to your association’s members in today’s social world.

An integrated online community keeps you in control. Associations face the constant challenge of making decisions about how to efficiently meet their missions and member responsibilities. With limited resources, implementing and using administrative and online community tools born out of integrated software solutions accomplish your multiple goals all at once. Undoubtedly, this is a smart […]


5 learning tech trends for 2017.

A snapshot from one expert of what associations can expect from learning management systems. At the start of every new year, Talented Learning CEO John Leh offers his take on learning technology trends to watch. This year, he focused on 15 predictions for learning and development professionals to keep in mind. John’s predictions come from […]


Quality trumps volume of applications for association career centers in 2017.

Spend less time competing with mass job boards that offer a larger number of far less qualified talent. A recruiter’s job is to provide internal clients (aka hiring managers) with potential candidates to interview that—if hired—will help advance the organization’s performance. The candidates must be qualified and demonstrate they possess high potential. Across the board, […]