Print and Post: A Guide to Social Media Image Sizes

Print and Post: A Guide to Social Media Image Sizes
Many of us use Canva.com or Adobe Spark to create graphics and images for our social media accounts. Their easy-to-use interfaces have revolutionized the digital marketer’s world (especially for communicators in associations who often wear two or three hats). But still, there are those times when I need to create graphics from scratch, using my ...

Survey Provides Details on Perpetual Payment Plans

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Survey Provides Details on Perpetual Payment Plans
This spring, enSYNC Corporation embarked on a study to find out how associations and nonprofits were using recurring dues and installment plans to collect dues and donations from their members. Today that study is published and it shows that a fair number of organizations are adopting perpetual payment models to engage their members and improve ...

AARC Estimates $100,000 Savings

AARC Estimates $100,000 Savings
Raise your hand if you are someone who believes that consultants bring a lot of hot air and not a lot of cold cash back your way for the trouble.  We sometimes have the perception that time spent reviewing our operations is not productive. But here’s one group who can point to real, tangible results. ...

Are You Marketing Like It’s 1999?

Are You Marketing Like It’s 1999?
Rethinking Marketing Communications for Associations Perhaps nothing has changed as much in recent years as the marketing communications functions in our associations. Yet most of us in the nonprofit world have been slower on the uptake than our colleagues in the for profit world. The facts are these: people are very good at tuning out irrelevant ...

Peebles Wins Strategic Partner of the Year

Peebles Wins Strategic Partner of the Year
The Oklahoma Society of Association Executives has given its Strategic Partner of the Year award to Cindy Peebles, CAE, on behalf of enSYNC Corporation. The award was given at the annual conference of the OSAE on July 12. Cindy, a 30-year veteran of the association profession, was recognized for her support of OSAE and other ...

Survey on Recurring Dues, Installment Plans Underway

Survey on Recurring Dues, Installment Plans Underway
enSYNC is studying dues and donation payment practices in associations and nonprofits, and their effect on member satisfaction and staff workload. The results of this survey will be used as a benchmark scorecard for the industry. We’re asking for the input and support of all association professionals so that we can make it a complete ...

Find Out if You’re Ready for the CAE Test (Or Could Pass It Again!)

Find Out if You’re Ready for the CAE Test (Or Could Pass It Again!)
The CAE examination – leading to the Certified Association Executive designation – is “designed to elevate professional standards, enhance individual performance, and identify association professionals who demonstrate the knowledge essential to the practice of association management.” Thus starts the premier study guide for CAE candidates. The credential is now held by more than 4,000 people ...