How to Standardize Membership Reports Across Your Association

How to Standardize Membership Reports Across Your Association

membership reports December 14, 2015 By: Matthew W. Mantione, CAE

Every association management system is complicated, which means different departments and staff may extract data and reports differently, leaving you with conflicting information on even the most basic metrics like total membership numbers, renewal rates, and so on. Here's how to get everyone on the same page.

Producing accurate membership data from one's association management system (AMS) is a common challenge among association professionals. What if I asked a few of your membership colleagues how many members you have and, in addition, to explain what conditions were met to achieve that number from your AMS? Do you think the explanations would be the same? Most likely not. ...