GUEST BLOG: Life After Launch

When launching a new AMS platform, people often plan for the “go-live” and less so for the daily use, new integrations, and ongoing management that the system will require. As a companion to our previous joint webinar, Life After Launch, Rebecca Achurch of Achurch Consulting breaks apart the first 12+ months into manageable pieces so that…

Your Members are Texting – Are You?

Going to a public place and passively people watching used to be a fun pastime. In the not-so-distant past you might have seen a group of teenage girls giggling while checking out a cute boy from their class or two business professionals walking by, talking to each other about a big client. Today you would…

Tips for Launching a Digital Transformation in an Analog World

Why Transform? Years ago, we started working with an association that thought they wanted to upgrade to a progressive association management solution (AMS) like Altai’s. They only offered yearly memberships and hosted one event annually. Their membership was comprised of individuals who participated in a historical event, and their membership was declining. They weren’t looking…

Continuing Education: The Membership Booster

In today’s complex marketplace, professionals are looking for the best ways to get started in their careers, take their careers to the next level or switch careers completely. Debates are waged about whether to get an academic degree, pursue professional certifications or achieve some combination of the two. Regardless of the path chosen, there is…

What Your Nonprofit/Association is Not Hearing: The Need for Social Media Listening Part 1

The way organizations conduct business has changed drastically over the past 30 years.  From typing memos on typewriters to using multifunctional PC’s or from hand writing “While You Were Out” notes to texting executives messages on their smartphones, technology has influenced not only how organizations conduct business but also how they disseminate information to their…