Association Marketing

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

The Ultimate Guide to Reverse Publishing

Reverse publishing is a growing trend that can help you integrate and optimize content across channels. A report by UPM Papers describes it this way: “Publishers flip their traditional approach of taking magazine content and later making it available online, to one whereby digital content is publish…

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10 Ways Members Can Support Your Content Creation

Of all the functions that keep an association humming, content creation is often one of least resourced. Although it is a tangible member benefit, most associations report content staffing challenges. According to the Association of Media & Publishing, 63% of associations say lack of staff chall…

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How to Manage Audience Expectations With Your Content

Marketing is supposed to surprise and delight, so why does so much of it fail to meet audience expectations? Consumers have reported that as much as 45% of brands rarely live up to their promises. Everyone knows that feeling of disappointment when something doesn’t live up to the hype. And sometimes…

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4 Tips for Redesigning Your Magazine

Redesigning your magazine can be equal parts exciting and daunting. It’s a methodical process that can’t interfere with the regular production of your publication. And the results need to have staying power. Although time-consuming, the rewards are worth the effort—particularly for audience engageme…

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How to Create the Best Content Mix for Your Marketing Goals

Are you wondering why there’s a lull in your organization’s web traffic? Not sure if you should launch an Instagram channel or start a podcast? Finding the right content mix for your business can seem overwhelming with so many options. A content marketing matrix can help assess your content inventor…

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5 Tips for Promoting Your Publication’s Content on Social Media

Let’s say your organization has invested in content creation, and you have a stellar magazine website, content hub or blog. That’s great, but how do you reach your target audience and drive traffic to all the awesome content on your site? A good strategy for promoting your publication is multifacete…

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Guide: How to Conduct a Competitive Content Analysis

Digital content is an incredibly crowded playing field with thousands of creators across a multitude of platforms and industries. A competitive analysis is the best way to identify what makes your content stand out. A competitive analysis is the process of identifying major competitors and researchi…

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5 Keys to a Successful Rebrand

Change can breathe new life into your organization, raising morale for staff and members alike. One change you can make is rebranding your organization to meet the evolving needs of your customers and to reposition yourself in the market. A rebrand is a large undertaking that shouldn’t be taken ligh…

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Psychographic Segmentation: The Missing Link In Your Audience Research

Odds are, you know how important segmentation is to effective marketing campaigns. The question is: Are you utilizing all the segmentation strategies available? Demographic segmentation (creating groups according to things like age, location and income) and behavioral segmentation (dividing consumer…

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3 Brand-boosting Reasons to Publish an E-newsletter

E-newsletters are one of the most effective and simplest ways to keep your audience engaged, informed and most important, active. E-newsletters are so much more than just email marketing. They are a direct-to-consumer vehicle for your message that is essential to your communication strategy. Here ar…

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