The Aptify Blog
The Aptify Blog is an honest and informative collection of articles to help association executives solve their most pressing issues.
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Member engagement should always be at the forefront of all member-based organizations' minds. However, it can be stressful always having to find compelling ways to do just that. And if it’s something that you and your association marketing staff are struggling with, then don’t feel down about it, because it’s a challenge that everyone faces!
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Ok. So I’m not going to weigh you down with a heavy tutorial on how to use video for your next product launch. That’s just stressful. Let’s leave that to the video pros for the moment. I do want to show you some of the behind the scenes videos I took on my iPhone 7 Plus as we shot our new product video. And, in true inbound marketing fashion, I’m delivering this content to you in a blog article that allows me to share content and maybe make you laugh.
Thanks to modern marketing, my personal inbox has been filling up with pleas from a host of organizations wanting me to join. (I suspect that one-time donation back in November put me on a list that has triggered an open invitation to my Gmail, but that’s another story.) Some of these emails have even worked, and I’ve joined a few groups in recent months. What I’ve learned is that the groups I’ve become most engaged with are those that not only got me to read their email and join, but who involved me after I hit the “Join Now” button.
It’s no secret that acquiring and retaining members is at the top of the priority list for any association. From acquisition of new members through continued member engagement, our team at Aptify loves helping associations with the entire member journey.
When you work for a member-based organization, it can be challenging to constantly come up with ways to keep your members engaged or even just find trends in their engagement levels. However, once you've determined the trends, then it's up to you to decide how to utilize that data living in your membership software.