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It might seem like the year is coming to a close, but there is one final exciting association event to sink your teeth into the ASAE Technology Conference and Expo 2016 (#Tech16). Tech16 typically closes the conference season every year, so it has a reputation of ending the year with a bang. If you're attending this year (or still thinking about it) here are my Tech16 sessions you'd be crazy to miss.
I don't know about you, but I am so tired of having a million different passwords for everything. I understand that it is important for the safety of my data and for member data, but why has it got to be so hard? I'm constantly cursing the "hackers" that mean me harm and can't help but think, can't we all just get along? Unlucky for me (and you) we don't live in a perfect world and need to be weary of the criminals of the online world looking to attack our vulnerabilities. So in response, I'm at least going to make passwords fun. Here are my top 4 tips to make passwords fun again (or let's face it, for the first time)!
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Your association's data isn't just for data miners. The data you have stored in your AMS software—information you’ve gathered from members about their interests, their jobs, and their lives—can make a world of difference in how you generate attention with the members you have and how you steadily increase membership. Once you see big data as an opportunity for your organization, you'll be able to mine years of member data to discover the message members have been telling you all along, but you couldn’t see clearly until now.
I've talked about my experience leveraging the expertise of a virtual team for research and data validation, but I am also part of a large virtual team. Being the only Australian in a U.S.-based marketing team has had it's challenges, but so many more rewards, so how do you get a virtual team right?
Welcome to the second blog of the Aptify Marketplace (AMP) Review series. You can read my first review of the Email Verification using Kickbox extension here.