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A blog on successful online voting, elections & surveys for member-based organizations.

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November 2014

Key Milestones for Member Engagement

Posted by Tim Madsen

To maintain and build membership, your organization must keep a consistent focus on engagement. But why is it so important and how do you know your hard work Read More…

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November 2014

Pro and Con: Social Media and Elections

Posted by Tim Madsen

We see them every year on election day – the ubiquitous “I Voted” stickers handed out after ballots are cast. Voters wear them proudly and share them widely Read More…

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3
November 2014

Webinar Wrap-Up: Quit Wasting Money on Your Election

Posted by Tim Madsen

Elections can be very expensive, especially when only a small percentage of the members in your organization vote. But it doesn’t have to be this way. During a Read More…

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October 2014

Early voting – promotion, participation and pressure

Posted by Tim Madsen

When you’re in the U.S. around election season, it’s hard to escape the ads on television, radio, in your mailbox, your email inbox and more. Recently, early voting Read More…

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October 2014

Using Technology to Increase Election Efficiency

Posted by Rhiannon McLane

While many organizations still effectively use paper ballots, the trend is moving towards online and mobile participation methods. Why? Because advances in voting technology are making elections more Read More…

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8
October 2014

Quit Wasting Money on Your Election

Posted by Rhiannon McLane

Staff time, resources, election budget – your organization makes a significant investment in voting. With all the time and money going into your election process, you should be Read More…

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October 2014

Are You Providing A Truly Mobile Voting Experience?

Posted by Rhiannon McLane

Nearly 60 percent of American adults use a smart phone and more than 40 percent use a tablet device. More than 60 percent of adults with cell phones Read More…

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15
September 2014

Using Geo-Spatial Mapping to Improve Your Election

Posted by Rhiannon McLane

How often have you started reading a report only to end up skimming most of the entire wordy document? While reporting contains valuable information, it can often be Read More…

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8
September 2014

Five Ways to Optimize Your Association’s Website for an Election

Posted by Rhiannon McLane

Associations aren’t the same as for-profit businesses, of course. But when associations look to the most successful business websites for inspiration, they’ll find five important elements a website Read More…

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August 2014

Increase Communication for Maximum Election Participation

Posted by Rhiannon McLane

Just like any other organizational event, elections must be promoted. Letters and phone calls are nice, but those alone are not enough to maximize participation in your election. Read More…

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