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What I Learned at Summer Camp

Every August I attend two meetings over four days to receive continuing education credits. Those credit hours are required for me to maintain my status as a Certified Association Executive, or CAE. This year the Association Management Company Institute (AMCI, the trade association for companies like REM) and the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE, […]

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Updated “Social Media Revolution” Video Shows Social Media Is Bigger than Ever

Some time ago I encouraged our client board members to view an amazing video on YouTube, “Social Media Revolution.” It was the first presentation that convincingly demonstrated how social media tools (like this blog, for example) were being adopted by millions worldwide.  The video, by Erik Qualman, has just been updated. Here are some of […]

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Why all the talk about social media? Is it more than a fad?

For anyone over 40 who doesn’t send text messages all day or routinely update their Facebook page every few hours (as some of our younger employees and family members seem to do), social media can seem like so much self-indulgent blather with no relevance to business (or the business of running a nonprofit organization). But […]

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