Articles on how context can help you supercharge your engagement efforts.
Member engagement is just like dating. Members are evaluating your association all the time, with every touchpoint, as though you are dating. And at any point, the association can be ghosted when the member decides the value isn’t there. So, what is the only reasonable, proactive action we can take to learn more about individuals, find out what they need, get a pulse on how they’re feeling or find out if something has gone wrong?Read Story
Talking to individual members of your association is really time consuming. It's exhausting, too, and I know you have limited resources. We all do.I feel like we should talk to our members as often as we can. I ask this question because it's a conversation I've been having with people more and more, as we're trying to help make it easier for you to talk to your members.Read Story
It’s been a few weeks since the release of iOS15, and we’ve been able to learn a bit more about what these changes mean beyond skewed open rates. Hint: if you’re still relying on tracking your members’ online activity to draw conclusions about what they need instead of just asking them, then MPP has real consequences that go beyond your open rates.Read Story
Effective messaging isn’t all about what you say; it’s also about how you say it. Your tone can completely change your copy, so it’s important to strike the right balance in your member communications to convey the right tone, especially in our increasingly virtual world.Read Story
It's no secret that OTF knows how to create a strong culture that translates to membership growth, but what is the secret sauce? I've learned a few things about member engagement over my four years as an "OTF-er", and I wanted to share why I think the OTF way works.Read Story