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Associations Now Plus: Your Personalized E-Newsletter

Beginning in November 2013, ASAE's members-only professional-interest e-newsletters are repackaged and reimagined.

The same great resources and ideas from newsletters like Membership Developments, TechnoScope, and Executive IdeaLink are now delivered in a single, customizable newsletter: Associations Now Plus.



Old Section Newsletters Associations Now Plus

You Pick the Topics. You Pick the Frequency.

Associations Now Plus allows you to select the specific topics you want to read about in association management. You can also decide how often to receive it: weekly, monthly, or quarterly.

As an ASAE member, no action is necessary to begin receiving the Associations Now Plus newsletter, personalized to your interests. New members are auto-subscribed to monthly delivery, and their topics are selected based on their job title or "primary interest area" given upon joining.

At any time, you can fine-tune your interest selections by visiting the Interests tab in your ASAE Member Profile (click "About Me," then click "Interests"). There, select your interests from topics grouped in 15 major categories (click categories to see latest articles in each):

You can also adjust how often you receive Associations Now Plus, via the My Preferences tab of your ASAE Member Profile:

  • Weekly: For those with wide-ranging interests and who like to receive small amounts of content more frequently.
  • Monthly: For those with a few key interest areas.
  • Quarterly: For those who like to save up their professional knowledge resources and catch up on the plane or during a quiet day at the office.

What's in Associations Now Plus?

Associations Now Plus delivers

  • How-to, practical advice in easy-to-digest articles from professionals and experts in the association-management field—the same great members-only resources you've come to expect from ASAE's Section E-Newsletters in the past.
  • In-depth analysis and expertise from the pages of Associations Now magazine.
  • Links to Models & Samples, upcoming education from ASAE University, and new releases from the ASAE Bookstore.

All of these are custom-tailored to your specific interests. ASAE publishes new articles nearly every business day, and you can expect new content in each major interest area (see list above) at least once per month.

Note: Weekly recipients will see new articles in some, but not all, of their interest areas each week, and can expect to see new articles in each interest at least once per month. It is possible that, for some weekly recipients, if no new articles have been published that match their interests in a given week, no email will be sent. Therefore, we recommend weekly delivery for only members with a wide variety of interests spanning several major topic categories.

When Will I Receive Associations Now Plus?

Based on your choice of frequency, look for Associations Now Plus in your inbox:

  • Weekly: Every Tuesday.
  • Monthly: The first Tuesday of every month.
  • Quarterly: The first Tuesday of March, June, September, and December.

Remember, you can change your frequency and interest settings at any time, as often as you want. (How about now?)


For questions or further information, please contact Joe Rominiecki, senior editor at ASAE, at

Past ASAE Section E-Newsletters

ASAE's 14 section e-newsletters provide info targeted to the specific needs of association professionals in special interest areas of association management. The newsletters include case studies and how-to articles, along with information about trends and news.

Past articles from each newsletter can be found at the links below. The section e-newsletters include:

AMC Connection offers solutions to the unique challenges that face association management companies, from client relations and employee engagement to finding the right mix of management and specialized services.Read Past Issues
Association Law & Policy takes an in-depth look at the newest and most pressing topics in the association law field, including antitrust, taxes, employment, lobbying, and communications. Also includes brief updates on developing stories. Read Past Issues
Communication News guides association publishing and PR professionals through the ins and outs of association and nonprofit communications. Find tips and advice to harness the evolving media landscape, maximize your publications' ROI, and perfect your writing and communication prowess. Read Past Issues
Component Relations helps the busy volunteer management professional improve the success, enthusiasm, and engagement of components and volunteer leaders. Read new ideas and success stories about component structure, motivating volunteers, developing leaders, juggling multiple constituent groups, and more. Read Past Issues
Consultants Connection gathers the collective knowledge of association consultants to share best practices in client relations, coaching, strategy, innovation, self employment, and much more, to further help association consultants deliver expert advice and valuable guidance to association professionals. Read Past Issues
Dollars & Cents covers the management of two of your most important resources: your people and your money. From hiring practices and staff policies to asset management and budget planning, experts and colleagues share insights to boost your organization's productivity and financial health. Read Past Issues
Executive IdeaLink lights the way for association leaders and executives with the leading ideals in everything that is association management, from big-picture strategy and innovation to face-to-face member relations and personal leadership skills. Read Past Issues
Global Link showcases the insights from association professionals throughout the world about the challenges and success stories of operating on an international scale. Read Past Issues
Government Relations helps association GR professionals navigate the ever-changing advocacy landscape. Read about building grassroots programs, forming coalitions, motivating members, raising PAC funds, observing lobbying regulations, and much more. Read Past Issues
Marketing Insights explores the best practices and new methods for association marketers, with topics that range from gathering member data and utilizing new media to reducing postage costs and improving copy writing. Read Past Issues
Meetings & Expositions offers advice and insight for professionals in the high-speed world of meeting and event planning. Learn how to fight attrition, choose and work with meeting sites, promote your event to members and exhibitors, deliver stellar educational and info sessions, and much more. Read Past Issues
Membership Developments focuses on the most vital asset to every association: its members. Read about the latest ideas and practices within the many dimensions of association membership, including membership development and retention, marketing, services, member database maintenance, and more. Read Past Issues
Professional Development Forum Online offers association professionals a wealth of ideas and resources on adult learning. Topics range from establishing certification programs and understanding learning styles to using new media, evaluating educational programs, and finding skilled trainers. Read Past Issues
TechnoScope delivers the latest in technology trends and innovation for associations. Practical how-tos, case studies, and columns highlight new products and best practices for communications, productivity, digital networking, data management, web development, and more. Read Past Issues
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