Best of the Web

Best of the Web: November 2011

By Association Adviser staff • November 5, 2012

12 Ways to Develop a Loyal Community for Your Blog
Debra Askanase
Twelve short steps to cultivating content and conversation that will stimulate your members and encourage greater participation on your blog.

Stop Competing
Mark J. Golden
Golden’s Rules for Associations
In our quest to become more businesslike, or more competitive with for-profit vendors of services, information and product, are associations voluntarily sacrificing the very thing that makes them uniquely competitive in a world of expanding options for consumers?

Associations Show Signs of a Comeback
Catherine Ho
The Wall Street Journal
After two years of membership losses, budget cutbacks and a scaling back of annual conventions and expos, many professional and trade associations are staging a cautious comeback.

@SHRM Laroche: mentoring, someone explaining the unwritten rules of an organization, is essential. #shrmdivcon

@affiniscape Something to consider! “10 Things Prospective Volunteers Worry About Before They Join” #assnchat

@kikilitalien Is your association struggling with whether to focus on a web-based app or a mobile app? What app questions do you have? #assnchat

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