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Q&A with Web Scribble

By Katie Argueta on 25 June 2020

We recently sat down (virtually) with Web Scribble's Director of Marketing, Dawn DiLorenzo, for a discussion on job boards, our new partnership, and job accessibility after the recent COVID-19-related effects on employment. Check out our conversation:

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Our New Normal

By Katie Argueta on 10 June 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and the social distancing it's sparked around the world has put a lot in perspective for many both personally and professionally. Just as people have quickly had to change their daily habits, so have businesses, industries and membership organizations. But before we talk about what's expected in the future, let's think back to before all of this when the buzzword "digital transformation" was thrown around a lot within the association space. New web-based engagement strategies were continually being introduced as well as platforms for deploying more email. This current period of adapting however has shed light onto whether or not those transformative initiatives made have had their intended effects on members now. We know one thing to be certain - if these previous digital transformations did not include mobile, then they probably are not making the impacts that were hoped for.

A Clip from our Client-Exclusive Webinar

By Katie Argueta on 3 June 2020

We're giving everyone an inside look into what service and resources look like as a Clowder client. Michelle Berrones of the Pennsylvania Dental Association joined Client Success Manager Kelsey Druggan for a discussion on how the PDA Go app has served as mission control throughout the COVID-19 crisis. 

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Apps Prove to Be a Lifeline for Consumers and Communities During COVID-19

By Bridget Gorman on 29 May 2020

We have all had to adapt, rather abruptly, to the new way of interacting – with our families, professional communities, and businesses we patronize. We have changed our daily routines and altered our consumption habits, and, in the process, mobile devices have emerged as somewhat of a lifeline keeping us connected with one another and with the goods and services we need and rely on. Here are a few stats on app usage during the pandemic.

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Webinar with Association Analytics: Timely Communications

By Katie Argueta on 26 May 2020

We were excited to join Association Analytics for a recent webinar that focused on effective member communication. Our COO Brad LaTour spoke as a guest alongside ASAE's Reggie Henry. 

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What Client Success Means to Clowder

By Katie Argueta on 6 May 2020

Here at Clowder, we pride ourselves on our service. Our approach has always been that we're not just selling apps, but continuous, hands-on partnerships. Our Client Success team strives to serve as guides for building longevity and strong engagement in each of our apps. To showcase just how valuable our Client Success team is, we sat down with its Director, Alexa Kade, for a Q&A. Here's what she had to say:

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Benefits of a Dedicated Mobile News Feed

By Bridget Gorman on 1 May 2020

Social media feeds are often rife with misinformation or interpretations of information that are designed to influence audiences in a particular way. Two-thirds of Americans get their news from social media (Pew Research) but sifting through opinions and rumors to consume accurate and unbiased news is a massive undertaking in today’s world. Furthermore, the clutter and randomness of social media apps can be a time-suck and a major distraction. What if you instead had one focused mobile hub for sharing with your members? That's where a membership app comes in. You can think of a membership app’s news feed as a Facebook-esque platform specifically for your unique professional community. 

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Your Members Don't Want More COVID-19 Emails

By Katie Argueta on 23 April 2020

We know old habits can be hard to break. But at a time where new information is constantly coming in and needing to be dispersed immediately, people are getting over inundated with email (our emails are probably the 2,353,296,413th you've gotten about COVID-19, which just further drives our point 😉). We understand as member-based organizations, that's been the go-to method for communicating with members for decades. However, we can't stress this enough - you should be relying heavily on a membership app throughout this crisis instead. Here's why:

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How Mobile Helped ASI Shift Their Annual Conference into a Successful Virtual Event on (really) Short Notice

By Bridget Gorman on 10 April 2020

For more than 20 years, Advance Solutions International (ASI) has hosted their annual iNNOVATIONS conference for partners, clients and staff. The conference is a chance to strengthen their community, participate in training on new and evolving technologies and solutions, and recognize and celebrate the innovation and collaboration in the community through their global partner awards and coveted Great Things Awards for clients. It’s a fun conference with high energy and a full agenda.

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Client Spotlight: Pennsylvania Dental Association

By Katie Argueta on 6 April 2020

Our clients have really stepped up for their communities during the current COVID-19 crisis. This pandemic has caused numerous disruptions to member initiatives, events and other in-person interactions. Despite that however, they've been able to maintain a level of connectivity from afar through each of their respective membership apps. The use of mobile technology has played a key role in making this distance feel much more manageable.

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