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8 Proven Tips to Drive Mobile App Adoption & Member Retention

By Debbie Willis on 28 May 2024

Your association's mobile app can serve as a pivotal point for engaging with your members more effectively. However, increasing app adoption and ensuring consistent usage can be challenging. Here are eight proven tips to not only drive your mobile app adoption but also boost member retention:

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See Clowder Live at ASAE Community Platforms Demo Day

By Debbie Willis on 21 May 2024

Did you know that 90% of time spent on mobile devices is spent on appsnot mobile websites? That's because mobile apps are designed to provide better user experiences, engagement and functionality.If you're thinking about investing in an engaging platform for your association, then you don’t want to miss seeing Clowder at ASAE's Community Platforms Demo Day on May 22.

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Top Features Your Association's Mobile App Should Have

By Debbie Willis on 9 April 2024

Engagement and connectivity are paramount for associations looking to foster a vibrant and growingmembership. And a well-crafted mobile app can be the cornerstone of your association's strategythroughenhancing member interaction and streamliningyour communications. But what features are essential for making your mobile app a powerful tool for both your association and its members? In this article, we’ll explore the top features your association's mobile app should have, how they can drive engagement for your membership, and provide a handy checklist to help you assess and choose the right features for your app. 

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The Art of Keeping Members Hooked: 6 Strategies to Drive Mobile App Engagement

By Debbie Willis on 12 March 2024

The Importance of Mobile App Engagement

Mobile apps have become an integral part of our lives. In fact, people spent 3.8 trillion hours on mobile apps in 2022, according to it's for entertainment, productivity, or staying connected, we rely on mobile apps to enhance our daily experiences. However, with millions of apps available in app stores, it's becoming increasingly challenging for app developers to capture and retain users' attention. This is where mobile app engagement plays a crucial role. Mobile app engagement refers to the level of interaction and involvement users have with an app. It goes beyond just downloads and installations; it focuses on how users interact with the app, how often they use it, and how long they stay engaged. 

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Clowder is Headed to Tampa for Novi Summit 2024

By Debbie Willis on 22 February 2024

The recently released Guide to Mobile Engagement shares that 90% of time spent on mobile devices is spent on apps, while only 10% is spent on mobile websites, due to better user experiences and app functionality. If you’re thinking about investing in an engaging mobile experience for your association’s members, then you don’t want to miss the Novi Summit 2024 coming to Tampa, Florida next week.

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ASI Acquires Clowder®, the Leading Association and Membership Mobile App Platform

By Debbie Willis on 7 December 2023

Alexandria, VA (December 7, 2023) — Advanced Solutions International (ASI), a leading global provider of cloud software and services for associations and non-profits — and the developers of the iMIS Engagement Management System (EMS) — announced today that it has acquired Alexandria, VA-based Clowder®. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Learn more at

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6 Ways to Build a Mobile App for Your Association

By Alexa Kade on 10 August 2022

Association mobile apps are springing up in the thousands. 

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How to Engage Association Members, Build Loyal Members, and Grow Revenue [Ultimate Guide]

By Alexa Kade on 10 August 2022

It’s getting harder and harder to engage association members. As demands on the public’s attention proliferate, community managers need to work harder and harder to ensure that their members see enough value to renew their memberships. 

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We tried the 5 best Higher Logic competitors - here's our feedback [In-depth comparison]

By Alexa Kade on 10 August 2022

If you’re responsible for any kind of online community, sooner or later you’ll come across Higher Logic. They’re one of the biggest players in this space and with the launch of their Higher Logic Thrive Community platform earlier in 2022, they’re determined to become even bigger. 

Tech Tribune Feature

By Katie Argueta on 27 January 2022

CEO Alexa Kade was recently featured in Tech Tribune's 'Profile of a Founder' series. Check it out here

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