Association Marketing

Best practices, case studies and and expert advice for association marketers from the minds of GLC.

Six Ways to Boost Content Engagement

As long as organizations create content, organizations will look for new ways to make it more engaging. What good is your content, after all, if your audience isn’t paying all that much attention to it? How can you convince your audience to share your blog posts, spend more time clicking around your…

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“Dumb” Places to Find Smart Content

Do you find yourself in a losing battle when it comes to supply and demand — where “supply” is fresh content ideas and “demand” is the ever-increasing need to produce quality content? A recent article from the Content Marketing Institute touched on this conundrum. It’s answer: Look everywhere for co…

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Four Ways to Get More Bang for Your Content Buck

The universe of branded content is immense — and growing. A late 2016 report from marketing software company Beckon discovered that the average number of content pieces brands published during the past 12 months jumped three times compared to the previous 12 months. But just five percent of that con…

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Associations: Uncover Your Hidden Content

It’s a common problem among associations: You don’t have the manpower or budget to create new content on a regular basis. Your blog sits dormant for sometimes months at a time. Your monthly e-newsletter has found itself on a bi-annual cadence. You get the picture. The good news is that quality conte…

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Turn Your Publishing Expertise Into Content Marketing Magic

“Content marketing” is fast becoming a buzzword and losing some of its clarity along the way. That’s unfortunate, because it’s worthy of your notice. It isn’t something that only big-budget brands are doing. And it’s not just for marketers, either. As a publisher, you are exceptionally well position…

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The Importance of a Conference Show Daily

The annual conference is a cornerstone of companies and membership organizations. Jam-packed with concurrent events — guest speakers, training sessions, demonstrations, and more — attendees face a dilemma: they can only be in one place at one time. But there is a solution: the Show Daily. Typically…

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Why You Need a Killer Content Strategy

93% of marketers are using content but less than half have a content strategy in place. Are you one of them? And if so, are you confused where to start? Content strategy is the plan around content creation, execution, delivery, distribution and measurement. Content strategy isn’t about more content.…

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Print to Digital? Plan Early and Often

Print Magazine

At GLC, most of our clients produce integrated, multi-channel marketing communications programs. Often these include a flagship print component such as a magazine or newsletter, and supporting digital components, like a responsive website, tablet application, or e-newsletter. With these types of pro…

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The Fake War: Print vs. Digital

Tug-of-War

Here’s what you know: People are exposed to digital content more than ever. About 92,000 new articles are published online every day, according to publishing analytics-software provider Chartbeat. Here’s what you think you know: As a result, print is dying. But this simply isn’t true. In reality, pr…

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