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How well are you managing your database?

Ever wonder how effectively you’re managing your database? This quiz I created, posted on the WildApricot blog, can help you figure that out. Click here to see the questions, take the...

Have the courage of your convictions

To have the courage of your convictions means to do or say what you think is right no matter who disagrees with you. What I often see from my clients...

Credit card fees are a cost of doing business

Over the years, and even recently, I’ve had clients tell me they want to discourage their members and customers from paying with a credit card, because of the transaction fees...

Bad Data = Bad System

In over 17 years of consulting, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had a conversation similar to this one: Client: “Our database sucks.” Me: “What makes you say that?”...

New Article Posted – Sales is NOT a Dirty Word

Every association is in the sales business. Whether you’re selling membership, event registrations, products, or certification programs, the fact is, you’re selling. Not only is it time for associations to...

Database Maintenance: The Unsung Hero

A recent episode of the Freakonomics Podcast was entitled “In Praise of Maintenance,” and asked the question: “Has our culture’s obsession with innovation led us to neglect the fact that...

Bad Systems Can Make Good People Leave

In the past week I’ve met with two different associations who are struggling with their current AMS systems. A common theme between the two was lots of staff turnover. That is, since...

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