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Association Website Design – What’s Important

For Associations and NFPs a website is one of the most important investments you will make. Associations are either overspending or underspending on their website and many are not sure on what they need or what they are getting.

Aspedia Australia is honoured to be named a Finalist in the 2015 QLD Telstra Business Awards for our Member Evolution product

The launch of Aspedia's Member Evolution product in 2009 has led to significant successes across the Australian NFP segment, which has resulted being named a 2015 QLD Finalist in the Telstra Business Awards. Member Evolution is your complete online membership software.

Aspedia would like to congratulate our entire staff and partner network, as this recognition is 100% due to their commitment and demonstrates all of the years of hard work and determination that has been put into the Member Evolution product development.

Not for Profit Twitter Professionals & Organisations you need to follow

Twitter continues to grow its network with over 500 million tweets sent each day. Many not for profits and associations are expanding their social media reach with most having multiple platforms, where members and other industry professionals can easily follow them and stay up to date with the latest news and information. 

AuSAE Conference and Exhibition (ACE) Event Wrap Up

Member Evolution had a great couple of days exhibiting at the AuSAE conference and exhibition. It was a great opportunity to re-connected with many familiar faces as well as meeting lovely new ones.

Need Accurate and Up to Date Reporting Capabilities to Easily Evaluate your Organisation this End of Financial Year?

With the end of the financial year upon us it’s a great time to re-evaluate your association’s position both past, present and future. Knowing what has worked in the past is a good starting point as well determining what hasn’t and needs improving. 

FMA Launches ME Membership Management Software Solution

Congratulations toThe Facility Management Association of Australia (FMA) on launching their new association membership management software solution. The Facility Management Association is the peak national industry body for facilities management which represents and supports professionals and organisations responsible for the operational management of Australia's built environment.

FMA was established in 1988 and now has branches in the Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania Victoria and Western Australia. 

Will we be seeing you at AuSAE's Conference & Exhibition Brisbane?

Member Evolution is excited to be exhibiting at the ACE Brisbane Conference & Exhibition on June 18th-19th. 

We would love for you to come and say hello and try your luck at solving our competition for your chance to WIN 1 of 10 Xiaomi Mi 5000mAh Portable Battery Chargers. These chargers have a super slim design and safe charging capabilities, great for when you're on the go or travelling and need to charge your phone, camera or tablet. Simply leave your business card after completing the competition for your chance to win!

New Features Added to the ME eCommerce Member Management System

The technical development team have been working hard to create new modules for the eCommerce Member Evolution Association Membership Management Software. The new modules have been on the Technology Roadmap as these features have been requested by clients to fulfil their business requirements.

What The Australian Federal Budget 2015-2016 Means for Not-For-Profits

For certain not for profit organisations the government is closing a major salary packaging opportunity. Those affected will include some charities and hospitals that allowed their employees to enjoy tax free spending on ‘meal entertainment’ benefits included; cruises, weddings, holidays and meals and alcohol in restaurants.
 
The change limits the access to benefits and places a $5,000 limit grossed-up cap per person. Any additional meal entertainment exceeding this grossed up cap can be counted as part of the employee’s existing FBT exemption or FBT rebate cap.

Time to Fight Spam Emails

Emails are one of those worries membership organisations and not for profits should not need to worry about, especially when it comes to spammers. Those organisations that do not have any current spam filters in place will know all about the pain of receiving inappropriate and not mention the sheer  volume of spam emails each day.
 
As of a few nights ago (04/05/2015) Aspedia implemented a new Email Server with a new spam filtering solution that will improve our ability to detect SPAM messages.