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What are the differences between Minsh and Slack?

Minsh vs Slack

Slack and Minsh are two team communication tools. Where Slack is the world-famous app that everyone talks about, Minsh is its silent, white-labelled competitor. The truth is: you may have used Minsh in the past without even knowing it. In this article, we take a deeper look at the main differences between the two platforms, and help you assess which one suits your project best.

3 sure shot ways to generate impressive online engagement for your offline events

generate impressive online engagement

We all know that building a community is not easy. The more difficult part though, is to keep its members from losing interest. Be it online or be it offline, it’s important that the conversations do not stop. While there are multiple ways of online community management, one of the very underutilized ways is having community events. And yes, we did tie-up Online Community Management and Offline Events here. Let’s see how that works.

3 different types of community platforms

3 different types of community platforms

Nowadays, business needs are evolving, and competition is more and more dense, which leads many companies to rethink their communication strategy.
Also, for the past two years, the lack of access to data and communication inefficiency on social networks are becoming real issues. As a result, many companies and communities have left social networks to get their own solution. Hence, the number of community platforms on the market is currently exploding, and more and more innovative solutions are offered.

Why does a brand need its own customer community platform?

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Reasons to Avoid Building a Brand on Social Media

When building a brand, people should resist basing a customer community on conventional social media networks. While many companies are doing so these days, and many companies are even being encouraged to do so, it ultimately isn’t going to be a strategy that will work for businesses universally. On social media networks, the information is free and available to everyone, and it certainly doesn’t belong to the business. They have very little control over it.

Face the challenges of membership management

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Managing an association involves a lot of responsibilities on an administrative, managerial, and financial level. But most importantly, membership management is essential to guarantee the success of your association. If we look at the 2015 membership marketing trends, we notice that 23% of the membership renewals were related to “Networking with the others of the field”. On the other hand, the top reason for not renewing a membership was due to “the lack of engagement with the organisation” for 38% of the members.

6 Interesting topics to put in your Alumni Magazine

It’s challenging to write newsletters or magazines that will trigger the interest of all alumni, young and old, from different faculties, and with unique views of the world. Some very famous Alumni Magazines are doing a great job at it. Maybe we can learn from them.

How to develop efficient alumni relations?

alumni-relations

As the president of your alumni association, you are doing your best to strengthen relationships between your members. In every alumni association, developing relations between members remains the key component that brings value to your association and makes your members more and more engaged.

Building sustainable relations is not an easy job and you are probably using many tricks to achieve that goal. Unfortunately, your insights can be biased by your personal opinion. Maybe it’s time for you to put your approach into question and ask yourself: is my approach really matching my alumni needs? How do they want to engage and support the institution? Am I using the right tool and providing them with the right information? What do they think of what I implemented so far?