e-Books: Aptify’s Needful Reads

The business book du jour may provide conversational fodder, but whether it offers meaningful information and actionable advice is another story. Why not read something that’s totally relevant to you and your association? We’ve put together a short reading selection that focuses on associations, from how to build a strategy around member engagement to what the future of association management may bring. Click on the links provided below to download our eBooks for free.

Implementing Your AMS: What to Expect Along the Way

When an association needs a place to house all of its data and manage processes that use this data, they often look to association management systems (AMS) for help. And although the process of finding the right solution might be an easy decision for you, the route to getting it up and running might remain unclear. Implementing Your AMS: What to Expect Along the Way will reveal just that. Aptify’s newest eBook will serve as your guide through the implementation process from start to finish and at every step including time commitments required, how to manage expectations, general overviews of each phase in the process, and much more. Download the eBook now to reveal the step-by-step process for implementing your AMS!

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Association Mavens Roundup: 2014

As demonstrated in years past, 2014 was no exception to bringing you outstanding content from some of the foremost thought leaders in the industry. Each interview presents brilliant ideas for both current endeavors and impending plans to progress associations as they move toward the future. From emerging technology trends to the infusion of Generation Y in the workplace to ways one increase member engagement, you’ll find an inclusive collection of key takeaways in the 2014 Association Mavens Roundup eBook.

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Scoring Member Engagement: What Engagement Really Means and How to Measure It by Amith Nagarajan

Composite Engagement Scoring is a flexible, complete method that quantifies member engagement with a single measurement. Not only does this approach simplify the analysis of member engagement, it aligns your measurement with your association’s strategic plan.

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Rockefeller Habits for Associations

The Rockefeller Habits hinge on the idea that everyone in an organization should be working toward the same greater goal. Each team member needs to understand his or her roll in executing the company strategy and working toward the company vision. In companies that implemented Rockefeller Habits, people are happier, work gets done, goals are accomplished, and vision becomes reality.

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The Future of the Association Management System

What is the future of the AMS? We hosted an informal conversation with key players from throughout the industry to find out just that. Our participants were Don Dea, cofounder of Fusion Productions; Reggie Henry, Chief Information Officer at ASAE; Dave Laatz, founding partner of Information Systems Consulting Group; Amith Nagarajan, Chairman and CEO of Aptify; Joanne Rang, owner of Information Technology Advisory Group; and Wes Trochlil, Founder and President of Effective Database Management.

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Association Mavens Roundup: 2013

Join Aptify in the 2013 Association Mavens Roundup eBook, where we’ll uncover the many trials, challenges, opportunities, and successes faced by some of the industry’s foremost thinkers and teachers over this past year. You’ll get an in-depth look at how association leaders are evolving old methods and procedures by adopting new-age technologies and innovations.

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Association Mavens Roundup: 2012

AssociationMavens.com was launched in 2012 to connect with the association world’s foremost thinkers and teachers and then share their ideas and knowledge with the greater community. Since then, the Association Mavens site has covered a wide range of topics and trends, from author Mary Byers’ interview on how the industry is radically changing to a discussion with Wes Trochlil on AMS implementation to consultant Jeff Hurt’s pointers on captivating a conference audience.

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