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Happy 10th Birthday AppExchange!

Happy 10th Birthday AppExchange!

Today Salesforce is celebrating the 10th birthday of the AppExchange. As part of the celebration, they’ve asked their partners to blog about it, which I’ve done quite a bit during the last two years. During 2014 and 2015, I made it a point to select and highlight an App of the Month.

Why? First, there probably is an app for that, for just about anything you want to accomplish professionally and personally. But how do you know which apps are the best ones for your association? To help the association community in this selection process, I highlighted apps from the Salesforce AppExchange so that you were able get a better idea of what was available and might be most useful to you in your work.

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An Attitude of Gratitude: #Thankful

An Attitude of Gratitude: #Thankful

Last week, many of you probably enjoyed a traditional meal of turkey and all the fixings surrounded by family and friends. And at some of these gatherings, people took a moment to share what they were most thankful for.

This month I’ve dedicated a number of posts to exploring different ways associations can show their appreciation to staff, members, and volunteers. Many of them emphasized the importance of making “saying thanks” a regular part of how we communicate with each other rather than using these words on special occasions and holidays.

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The Content Conundrum: Open for All or Behind the Member Wall

The Content Conundrum: Open for All or Behind the Member Wall

Most of us working in the association community would agree that content is king. Now where exactly that “king” should sit and who gets access to his throne is an entirely different matter.

With the increase in digital access to information, some association executives make a convincing argument for open access. Still others make an equally valid argument in favor of maintaining a member wall behind which the best content can be found.

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