3 Ways Associations Can Avoid Losses With An Affinity Program

Affinity programs are a great source of diversified, non-dues revenue for associations and a useful tool for recruitment and member retention –  if done properly. Without thorough research and consideration though, an affinity program could end up bleeding your association of resources. The resources (time and relational upkeep) it takes to implement and maintain a quality […]

Four Ways An AT&T Business Plan Can Drive Productivity

No matter the size of your company, your time is precious. With reliable resources and a stable process in play, productivity can go through the roof. Your wireless service is a powerful tool that can make or break your company’s productivity. What if you could get a top-rated mobile business plan at a discount with […]

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UNA Gives Back: Five Tips for Success from Anthony Clervi

UNA President and CEO, Anthony Clervi, recently visited his alma mater McKendree University to encourage the next generation of business professionals to pursue their professional and personal goals.  Since his graduation in 2008, he has gone from basic data entry to now the owner and President of a fast-growing buying group. Now Anthony is paying it […]

Fundraising and Non-Dues Revenue

Associations, like any other organization or business, need to make money. However, the financial landscape of Associations is much more elaborate than what meets the eye. There is a significant segment of revenue streaming in from membership dues, but beyond that, there are several other avenues that can help bring in additional revenue. For example, […]

10 Signs You Need An Affinity Program

For associations, managing your member organizations and trying to maintain high satisfaction comes with plenty of challenges. If you have run into any of these hurdles, it may be a sign your association could use a high powered member benefit affinity program: 1. Need Some Marketing Help? Not only is implementing an affinity program entirely customizable […]

Indirect vs. Direct Spend

Procurement is the overarching act of obtaining goods or services and covers a wide process of payment. Underneath the larger procurement umbrella is direct and indirect spending. These two veins of cash flow, when clearly defined and strategized, can work together to ensure your operations are running as efficiently as possible.  However, as similar these […]

Affinity Program Solutions for Associations

No matter your Association’s industry, keeping your members engaged and satisfied is your top priority. We get that. That’s why we’ve done the research and created an Association Affinity Program that will save your members money while providing them with top quality products and services. With no additional cost to your Association, you can offer savings […]

3 Tools Every Association Should Leverage

People join Associations for many reasons, including learning, knowledge, community, and the all-important benefits. Associations are then tasked with providing cutting-edge information, providing value to their members in more than one way. To be better equipped to serve your members, here are the top three tools you should be using to get ahead in the Association […]

Alibaba Supply Chain Explained

What began in 1999 with 18 people meeting in a small studio apartment in China has, in only 17 years, become a worldwide company with nearly 50,000 full-time employees. With that kind of growth and global conquest, they must be doing something right. But what is it exactly that they do and how do they […]

Procurement vs. Purchasing

There are 16 pieces on a chess board. To get across the board in victory, you must utilize all the pieces in one cohesive strategy. You wouldn’t approach a match with only one chess piece and no plan, so why would you approach your corporate purchasing with one piece of the procurement process? Procurement and […]