At the heart of the community are the discussions, a place for members to collaborate and engage with each other and your association. Members are able to respond from wherever they are by simply replying to an email. If your members don’t want to receive immediate notifications they can opt for a daily or weekly digests.
Share resources with members and enable members to share resources with each other. The resources can be in any format; documents, images, videos, links, news. Email attachments can be automatically added.
Automatically send messages or start discussions based on a fully customizable rules engine. Built-in best practice rules help encourage attendee engagement.
Personalise the look and feel of your community with customizable content areas and templates. Connect supports custom domains for email notifications, this requires no technical setup by your staff.
You can choose whether to moderate all discussions or just a particular group or person. With immediate notifications, the moderator can easily review the comments on the road.
Members and your team can write and share their thoughts. If a member already has a blog, it can be automatically imported into Connect.
Connect with other members of your community instantly.
Use online rewards to motivate your members and encourage participation and engagement.
Engage with your members with polls, to understand preferences and act on them.
Provide members with an integrated calendar so that they can find all community events in one place.
Give your members and team an easy way to ask and answer questions and receive answers. Opening up Q&A to your members saves your team a lot of time.
Using data from member engagement and your AMS/ CRM, our marketing automation engine enables you to personalize your members’ experience.
Advertising and Sponsorship
Give your advertisers and sponsors visibility in the Community.
The system logs all the online activities of your members. With friendly graphical charts it makes it easy for your team to easily interpret how the system is being used and identify opportunities.
Manual intervention is minimised, reports can be downloaded and imported into your AMS/CRM.
Connect has built in support for Tapatalk – the most widely used forum app (at no additional charge!). We offer our Membership Connect app for a reasonable price, with the option of a fully branded version.
Your data may be in many different places (AMS, CRM, LMS ….), we can work with you to integrate it into Connect.
Attendees can login from your website directly into the event for a fully integrated and transparent experience.
The system complies with GDPR standards and is hosted on Amazon Web Services. We take the protection of your data very seriously.