Solving the Problem of Information Overload through Delivery of Personalised Content for Associations

There is so much content available on the web today that it is difficult to receive the information important to us without having to troll through realms of content that may have no bearing on what is important to us. It’s bad enough receiving 50+ irrelevant emails per day let alone having to go through multiple web pages to find what we want.
This problem is all too real for members of associations wanting to find and receive information pertinent to their needs and circumstances.

The Institute of Management Consultants Launches Association Management Solution

The Institute of Management Consultants (IMC) plays a crucial role in the development of Australian organisations. IMC provides advice and assistance, consultant’s aid industry in determining and achieving their objective. The national office is located in Malvern, Victoria where the professional body represents consultants from all across Australia with chapters in; New South Wales, Australian Capital Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and Western Australia.

5 Strategies for Associations to Build Member Engagement in 2015

The association and not for profit environment is constantly adapting to keep up with changing user behaviour. Future trends and patterns are emerging rapidly as new tools are developed to meet these shifting movements.

In 2015 there are a number of tools that can be used to keep up to date with these changes in user behaviour and below are our top 5 strategies for Associations to keep in the loop with their member base in today's technological marketplace:

Q&A from the Member Engagement Webinar

If you missed the webinar on Member Engagement - Transform the way users interact with your organisation's website please click here.

Below are questions asked by staff, board members and volunteers within the association space throughout the webinar - Please see the answers below:

1. What sort of internal resourcing is needed to manage gamification?

Australian Organisations Turning to Drupal for Innovation & Agility

Drupal continues to grow its open source management system which powers some of the world’s largest websites. Drupal is fast becoming the web technology of choice for medium and large organisations as well as government bodies to deliver a competitive digital presence.

Drupal powers major public and private organisations in Australia that require a stable and cost effective web presence. The platforms offer highly secure multi-site and multi-lingual capabilities while providing access to cutting edge innovations.

Webinar: Member Engagement Video, Feedback & Polls

Topic: Member Engagement - Transform the way users interact with your organisation's website

Feedback from the Attendees: 

"Well organised, presented and relevant"

"Would have liked a bit longer to have time to go into more detail and practical examples/applications."

"Helping to reinforce what we are currently working on, and some further ideas to consider."

Webinar Details: Strategies to Increase Member Engagement

Date: Wednesday, 3rd December 2014

Time: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm NSW Time

Where: Online - join via your computer!

Presenters: Dan Keller and Bruce Rasmussen

What eLearning Software will Enhance my Associations Efforts?

A learning management system (LMS) is defined as a software application for the documentation, administration, reporting and tracking of training programs whether they be online, e-learning or face to face.

The right eLearning platform will help you better reach your goals whether they are focused on enhancing eLearning, continuing education, mobile learning or certification programs. The correct LSM for your association will be designed with the features to enable you to meet your unique learning goals, resulting in a positive ROI.     

Successful AuSAE Sydney Symposium

Congratulations to the team at AuSAE on yet another fantastic Leadership Symposium! As Annual Partners of AuSAE it was our pleasure to be involved in such a well organised and educational event. It was great to see such an array of relevant topics and sessions targeted on challenges faced, new opportunities and future planning for associations.

"I had a positive experience networking, learning new techniques and understanding the major challenges faced from a technology point of view from within the industry" - Dan Keller.

The AHC Increases Brand Awareness through AdFollow Campaigns

The Australian Hairdressing Council (AHC) based in Newcastle, New South Wales sets standards for salons and represents the professional hairdressing industry nationally. The AHC wanted to improve their marketing efforts through increasing brand awareness and engaging web users, where they would normally be lost once leaving their website.