What to Look for in a Payment Gateway – Reporting

Updated: Apr. 5, 2021  |  Categories: Revenues  

Learn about the value the right reporting adds to a payment gateway, including decreasing the stress of those who will be managing it.

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The Role of Security, Encryption and Fraud Detection in Association Payment Service Decisions

Updated: Mar. 8, 2021  |  Categories: Revenues  

Security needs to be on your short list of considerations for an association chapter’s payment service, including security features, encryption standards, and fraud detection.

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Considering an Association Payment Service? Start Here

Updated: Feb. 5, 2021  |  Categories: Revenues  

Understand how your association chapter can take credit card payments online. Finding the right payment gateway is the first step.

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You’re Missing Out On Engagement If You’re Not Offering Swag

Updated: May. 5, 2020  |  Categories: Revenues  

If you’re not selling swag, you could be missing an easy source of revenue and an opportunity to keep your chapter visible.

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Video is key to your sponsor strategy

Updated: Dec. 30, 2019  |  Categories: Revenues  

Adding video to your sponsorship marketing program can help you build motivation and credibility in the eyes of potential sponsors.

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Tips for Stopping Internal Theft Before It Starts

Updated: Dec. 3, 2019  |  Categories: Revenues  

What would you do if you found out that someone inside your chapter was stealing from it? A few well-planned internal theft structures can decrease that risk.

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How to Increase your Non-dues Revenue and Build a Strong Revenue Stream

Updated: Apr. 1, 2019  |  Categories: Revenues  

Just because your chapter is a non-profit doesn’t mean you have to be limited in your programming or scholarship funding. Time to work on your non-dues revenue streams.

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Building a Sustainable Revenue Stream with a Formal Sponsorship Program

Updated: Dec. 4, 2018  |  Categories: Fundraising, Goal Setting, Revenues  

Relying on dues for revenue can be short-sighted. Adding the right sponsorship program can help your chapter remain solvent for the long-term.

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A Plan for your Chapter Finances is Key to Your Long-term Success

Updated: Sep. 22, 2020  |  Categories: Revenues, Lack of Resources  

Dues alone won’t keep your chapter financially sound. How long could your chapter survive if you had no dues revenue? Learn how to increase your chapter’s financial stability.

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15 Easy Steps to Creating Your Chapter Sponsor Program

Updated: Oct. 12, 2018  |  Categories: Revenues  

Here are 15 steps to revenue-building success to improve your chapter’s ability to provide more value through sponsors.

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The Importance of Conferences in Non-dues Revenue Building

Updated: Apr. 16, 2018  |  Categories: Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues  

15 ways to enhance your revenue with conference extras while growing membership and offering value to members and prospects.

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Part 2 – Marketing Ideas to Close out the Year

Updated: Aug. 30, 2017  |  Categories: StarChapter Admin, Member Communications, Volunteers, Surveys, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues, Website  

25 holiday and End of Year themed ideas that increase membership rates and non-dues revenues.

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Three Delicious Blog Posts for the Holiday

Updated: Aug. 30, 2017  |  Categories: StarChapter Admin, Goal Setting, Membership, Revenues, Website, Announcements  

Happy Thanksgiving to our StarChapter blog readers! We greatly appreciate your time, and to thank you, here are three delicious blog posts to read over the holiday.

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Your Chapter and the Community

Updated: Aug. 30, 2017  |  Categories: Fundraising, Goal Setting, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues  

10 ingredients to ensure positive community sponsorship of your local chapter.

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Part 1 – Marketing You Cannot Ignore

Updated: Aug. 30, 2017  |  Categories: Member Communications, Goal Setting, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues, Website  

7 marketing insights that will take your word-of-mouth marketing tactics to the next level for chapter success.

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The 3 C's for Achieving Chapter Success

Updated: Aug. 31, 2017  |  Categories: Goal Setting, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues, Website  

The 3 important ways your association management software can reach effective chapter management practices.

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The Science behind Goal Setting

Updated: Aug. 31, 2017  |  Categories: StarChapter Admin, Surveys, Goal Setting, Revenues  

Using a scientific method for goal achievement within the art of chapter management.

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(Infographics) StarChapter Year In Review

Updated: Aug. 31, 2017  |  Categories: StarChapter Admin, Volunteers, Surveys, Goal Setting, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues, Website, StarChapter News  

As we say goodbye to 2015, we wanted to reflect on this epic year in an amazing infographic and celebrate our chapters’ accomplishments.

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The 5 AMS Benefits: A Refresher

Updated: Aug. 31, 2017  |  Categories: StarChapter Admin, Volunteers, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues, Website  

Many reasons exist for using an AMS to manage your association chapter. Here are 5 benefits to StarChapter’s software you might not have known even existed.

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Focus on Value, Not Membership Milestones

Updated: Aug. 31, 2017  |  Categories: Volunteers, Goal Setting, Membership, Revenues  

Instead of trying to increase the number of association members, consider increasing the value your organization provides. Membership numbers will grow as a result.

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Mid-Year Recap by Numbers

Updated: Aug. 31, 2017  |  Categories: Member Communications, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues  

Our chapters kept busy in the first half year of 2015. They showed dramatic improvement in all performance indicators, from meeting attendance to membership rates. Check out the numbers!

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Meet Baltimore NACE, StarChapter of The Month

Updated: Aug. 31, 2017  |  Categories: Responsive Communication, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues, StarChapter Successes  

Get more members on board with the chapter’s mission and activity – this is Baltimore NACE, StarChapter of The Month

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The Non-Dues Revenue Formula

Updated: Jul. 26, 2018  |  Categories: Goal Setting, Membership, Meetings/Events, Revenues, Website  

Chapters that want to increase revenues can go beyond dues and gear up on non-dues revenues. There’s a formula to do just that.

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Meet Duval County Medical Society, StarChapter of The Month

Updated: Aug. 31, 2017  |  Categories: Member Communications, Membership, Revenues, Board Productivity, StarChapter Successes  

Meet Duval County Medical Society, the local Floridian medical society that learned their prospects and is now The StarChapter of The Month.

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Make or Break? The Unmotivated Board

Updated: Feb. 14, 2018  |  Categories: Member Communications, Meetings/Events, Revenues, Board Productivity  

7 signs that your board is not involved enough with managing the chapter

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