Association Brain Food Weekly: 5.30.16

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The four-hour work week is a myth, despite what Tim Ferris says, but thankfully the four-day work week isn’t. Even during this short work week, surely you can find some time to invest in yourself. See if any of the webinars listed below sparks an interest.

If you host webinars (or plan to), check out this three-part series by Mike Agron, co-founder of WebAttract:

Now, on with the show…

Tue 5/31 at 1 p.m.* – Beyond Multiple Choice Questions

In the fourth installment of the Managing eLearning: Thought Leaders Series, Clark Aldrich, one of the top educational simulation designers in the world, will discuss what lies beyond multiple choice questions in the eLearning environment. Info/register.

Host: Web Courseworks

Presenter: Clark Aldrich, founder and Managing Partner, Clark Aldrich Designs

*all times are Eastern Daylight Saving Time

Tue 5/31 at 2 p.m. – Association Chat on Blab

Every week, the association community gathers for Association Chat (aka #assnchat) on Blab, a video streaming platform with live chat on the side. Check out the Association Chat Facebook group for news about the topic and any guest hosts.

Host: KiKi L’Italien, Amplified Growth

Wed 6/1 at 12 p.m. – Tips & Tricks for Curating Content: Doing More with Less

Wouldn’t you like to provide industry news to members without having to write it from scratch? Learn pragmatic tips and tricks for collecting, sorting, repurposing, and distributing curated content. 1 CAE credit. Info/register.

Host: ASAE Business Services

Presenter: Suzanne Carawan, Chief Marketing Officer, HighRoad Solution

Wed 6/1 at 2 p.m. – Six Simple Ways to Use Technology to Improve Your Event

Learn about best practices to use when selecting and applying new technologies to your event, and examples of important (and easy-to-use) tools such as planning and content management, analytics, and website management. Info/register.

Host: BizBash Media

Presenter: Allison Magyar, CEO and founder, Hubb & Dynamic Events

Thu 6/2 from 9 to 10:30 a.m. – AENC Membership Roundtable (North Carolina)

Share and take home tips and tactics for membership success. 1.5 CAE credits. Info/register.

Location: FirstPoint Management Resources, 1500 Sunday Drive, Suite #102, Raleigh, NC

Thu 6/2 at 12 p.m. – Six Reasons Why Infographics Matter

People love infographics—but should your nonprofit love them enough to create them? Join us as we discuss the role infographics play in a healthy communications mix. Info/register.

Host: Idealware

Presenter: Chris Tuttle, Trainer, Idealware

Thu 6/2 at 1 p.m. – Demystifying Millennial Donors
Millennials engage with nonprofits differently than any other generation, and with 80 million Millennials in the U.S., it’s a generation nonprofits can’t afford to ignore. Learn their giving habits and interests, optimal engagement paths, and ideal ways to thank them. Info/register.

Host: Abila

Presenters: Brandy Keller and Rich Dietz, Abila

Thu 6/2 at 1:30 p.m. – Grow Your Business Through Better Email Habits

Ever feel as if you spend you spend your entire day on email? Hear about the top data- and research-backed email productivity tips for marketers and entrepreneurs to give you the resources to spend less time on email and more time growing your business. Info/register.

Host: Moz

Presenter: Chris Cichon, Marketing, Boomerang

Fri 6/3 at 3 p.m. – Overview: Using Digital Metrics to Gain Member Insight

For many organizations, digital marketing is a new undertaking. Associations are looking for how to best staff their organizations, craft campaigns and measure programs in the digital age. This webinar series will help all associations evolve fully into digital (and help corporate marketers new to the association world understand what’s different). 1 CAE credit. Info/register.

Host: HighRoad Solution

North Carolina: save the date – Thu 6/9

  • Association Management 101 in the morning, and/or
  • Moving from Relevance to Revolution: Leading Association Change Through Strategic Solutions in the afternoon

3 CAE credits each. Info/register. Location: Raleigh, NC.

If you can’t attend a live webinar, go ahead and register if the topic interests you. Most webinar hosts send a link to the recording to all registrants.

Association Brain Food Weekly is published Friday mornings. If your organization offers professional development for the association community, please send me the link via email or Twitter.

Author: deirdrereid

Deirdre is a freelance writer for companies serving the association market, who after more than 20 years in the association and restaurant industries, is enjoying the good life as a ghostblogger and content marketing writer. Away from her laptop, you can find her walking in the woods, doing yoga, going to shows, journaling, cooking, or relaxing in a comfy chair with a good book and a glass of something tasty in hand.

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