In an attempt to help our chapters and components improve we often do sessions and load up portals with best practices. Tools, templates and case studies that tell our chapters “here is the way to do it for success.” Here at Mariner, we are fond of replacing “best” with “effective”. Maybe though we need to […]
Chapters can play a key role in membership and revenue growth for your association. They can help you reach new audiences, provide community, and nail retention. And they can be valuable influencers. Here are a few examples – from associations. We’re exploring these at a July 10 workshop. Expanding beyond your U.S. Base – Associations […]
The Corporation for National and Community Service report highlights a resounding 6% increase in volunteering over the previous year. The numbers are impressive: 30.3% of adult Americans volunteer at least once a year, 77.4 million Americans volunteered 6.9 billion hours, worth an estimated value of nearly $167 billion. Yes, this study looks at community volunteering. […]
In May, my friend and I did our annual triathlon. As I checked the stats upon crossing the finish line, it looked like I was just one of many. Then I heard my name called out as a winner in my age group. I was elated. It’s awesome to run the race and finish. It’s […]
Does any of this sound familiar to your organization? Your chapters are struggling to get people to attend in-person meetings, so they want to start webinars and are begging to let you use national webinars. Times have changed and so have the number of functioning chapters so that a growing number of members don’t have […]
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