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New WYSIWYG Feature Update for Member Management Solutions

Associations need more than ever to have content management systems (CMS), which is the ability manage content on their membership websites. This allows staff to edit home page banners with the latest conference or association news, edit resources, special interest groups (SIGs) and literally anything on the website where you can see content.

Three Words that will see your Association Benefit from CRM

Customer Relationship Management (CRM) has come a long way in terms of consumers now being more familiar with the concept. The fact is that many organisations know what a CRM is, however, most associations are still not using the system very well, and there are a few reasons for this. Xero conducted research on 600 clients currently using a variety of CRM applications, and found that only 20% are using them correctly. You may be asking what the correct outcome is.

Drivers Enabling Organisational Change

One of the major challenges associations face is organisational change and knowing how to manage staff efficiently during a major transition. Enabling “forgotten” staff to be leaders is one of the steps that allows leadership from the back office.

Leadership is all about maximising the efforts of others towards a common goal, which is where the idea of encouraging leadership from the back office was established.

Why you need back office contribution

The Disruption of Digital Education

Traditionally, knowledge was only accessible to a privileged few and it was valued, protected, guarded and used only in controlled environments. Now with the development of the internet and mobile networks ‘Connect Communications’ emerged and has arguably disrupted the market for knowledge more harshly than other industries. The disruption continues and the potential effects on the institutionalised education have not yet been realised. 

Trends of current digital disruption within the education sector

How to Take the First Steps towards Next-Level Software for your Association

Making the decision to upgrade your system is the first step and acknowledges that there are new technologies available that will enable your association to function more efficiently. Hundreds of associations are in the same boat and each want the right solution for their needs. Arming yourself with the right information can get you started on the right foot and you’ll be on your way to a successful software upgrade.

How Associations can thrive in an age of “Me-Commerce”

Personaliation is the Key

Trends are changing, demographics are shifting, and the tech revolution and consumer demand for increased personalisation of services are present, varying the customer decision roadmap.

Top Tips for Training Staff on New Association Software

Making the transition to a new software base can be a daunting experience for staff members, and the right procedures need to be implemented correctly to ensure a smooth transition. Teaching staff how to operate modern software is usually very simple. The software used today for business management and accounting has become very user-friendly where you can now spend most of your time in the one central location, also known as the CRM.

Why your Association’s Website should be using HTTPS for Security and Privacy

Does your association or Not-For-Profit organisation website currently offer encrypted HTTPS connections to members and web visitors? Are you using HTTPS by default for administration logins? These are important questions to ask yourself and if your answer is no or you are unsure you may be putting both your site and users at risk.

Privacy no Longer  

Leading Australian Technology Company Celebrates 10 years of Growth!

This year marks the 10th anniversary for Aspedia where we reflect on past major achievements, as well as planning for the next 10 years of technology advancements and innovations. View our past 10 years of Growth [Infographic].

5 Reasons to Integrate your Association's Website with Accounting Software

Traditionally associations used manual accounting business software, where data was manually input into the system. Now successful associations will find that maintaining several different pieces of software is extremely inefficient. Associations need to know there are solutions out there designed to improve their business processes with the right integrated accounting software.