Chorus America | Management & Governance https://www.chorusamerica.org/feed/term/%2A/rss.xml en Vu Le on the Evolution of the Nonprofit Sector https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/vu-le-evolution-nonprofit-sector <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Nonprofit leader, humor blogger, and truth-teller. It’s a unique job description, but a perfect fit for Vu Le. Le is the executive director of Seattle-based social justice organization Rainier Valley Corps and the author of NonprofitAF.com, a blog that mixes pop culture and pictures of baby animals with candid insight into the current state of nonprofits.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/advocacy-research/vu-le-evolution-nonprofit-sector" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/Vu%20Le%20Outside%20Unicorn_web.jpg" alt="" title="Vu Le" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>In advance of his plenary on “Equity, Community, Art, and the Evolution of the Nonprofit Sector” at Chorus America’s Conference in Chicago, Le answered some questions about why he thinks nonprofits matter more today than ever—and why we need to change outdated philosophies and practices in order to unleash our full potential.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/vu-le-evolution-nonprofit-sector" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/advocacy-research/vu-le-evolution-nonprofit-sector#comments Advocacy & Research Management & Governance Diversity Governance Impact/Value Management/Leadership Profile Voice public Advocacy Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Governance Impact/Value Leadership Management Operations Profile Tue, 19 Jun 2018 06:14:28 +0000 Chorus America Staff 8788 at https://www.chorusamerica.org From Anonymous to Insta-Famous: Building Your Brand in the Digital Age https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/anonymous-insta-famous-building-your-brand-digital-age <h3>Apologies, but you don't have permission to view this page.</h3><p>Thanks for your interest. You must be a Chorus America member (or derive membership benefits from your relationship to a member organization) to view this content.</p><p> If you are currently a member, please <a href="/user">log in or create a site user account</a> for access to members-only content. If you are not currently a member, We invite you to <a href="/join">join</a> to access all Chorus America&rsquo;s resources and benefits.</p><p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/anonymous-insta-famous-building-your-brand-digital-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/anonymous-insta-famous-building-your-brand-digital-age#comments Management & Governance member Impact/Value Keep Management Marketing/Communications On-Demand Learning Technique Technology Wed, 23 May 2018 15:19:18 +0000 admin_ca 8725 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Finding the Audience Etiquette Balance https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/finding-audience-etiquette-balance <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>How can choruses be welcoming hosts – particularly to new audiences – while still creating concert experiences that everyone can enjoy?</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/management-governance/finding-audience-etiquette-balance" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/audience_0.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Loud snoring. Ring tones with a calypso beat. Vibrating hip pockets. Wriggling toddlers. Flashing photography. Misplaced clapping. Mis-timed trips to the restroom. Uninvited dancing.</p> <p>Every performer or audience member has tales to tell about behaviors that interrupted the flow of an otherwise beautiful concert experience. Some of us have even been perpetrators of said behaviors.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/finding-audience-etiquette-balance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/finding-audience-etiquette-balance#comments Management & Governance Audiences Operations public Audiences Diversity/Equity/Inclusion Keep Operations Thu, 17 May 2018 18:20:29 +0000 Kelsey Menehan 8712 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Five Steps to Actionable Audience Development https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/five-steps-actionable-audience-development <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p><em>To better understand how to engage new audiences and deepen relationships with current patrons, consider wiping the slate clean and taking a fresh approach. Reexamine old assumptions. Redefine terms. Reacquaint yourself with your audience. Allow yourself to dream.&nbsp;</em></p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/management-governance/five-steps-actionable-audience-development" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/auditorium-seats_1.jpg" alt="" title="auditorium seats" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <p>When performing arts people bring up the subject of audience development, I’m usually reminded of Mark Twain’s famous comment about the weather: Everybody talks about it, but nobody does anything about it.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/five-steps-actionable-audience-development" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/five-steps-actionable-audience-development#comments Management & Governance Audiences Marketing/Public Relations public Audiences Marketing/Communications Thu, 03 May 2018 19:23:28 +0000 Matt Lehrman 8688 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Women Who Inspire https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/women-who-inspire <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>In honor of International Women’s Day, we asked some of the leading women in the Chorus America community to tell us about the women who inspire <em>their</em> work. Here are their answers.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/singers/women-who-inspire" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/Conf_AliceAMB_cover.jpg" alt="" title="" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <h3><strong>Alice Parker</strong></h3> <p><em><strong>Reflection from Morna Edmundson</strong></em></p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/women-who-inspire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/singers/women-who-inspire#comments For Singers Advocacy & Research Conducting & Performing Management & Governance Careers Diversity History Impact/Value Management/Leadership Profile public Wed, 07 Mar 2018 21:30:38 +0000 Liza Beth 8315 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Email Marketing Makeover https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/email-marketing-makeover <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Email has the highest ROI of any digital marketing channel. Are you maximizing your campaigns to drive open rates and conversions? Learn how to get more engagement and click-throughs, as well as best practices for email design, subject lines, segmenting lists, behavior-based sending, and the basics of email automation. You will walk away with actionable knowledge to implement at your organization right away.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Apologies, but you don't have permission to view this page.</h3><p>Thanks for your interest. You must be a Chorus America member (or derive membership benefits from your relationship to a member organization) to view this content.</p><p> If you are currently a member, please <a href="/user">log in or create a site user account</a> for access to members-only content. If you are not currently a member, We invite you to <a href="/join">join</a> to access all Chorus America&rsquo;s resources and benefits.</p><p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/email-marketing-makeover" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management & Governance Marketing/Public Relations member Keep Marketing/Communications On-Demand Learning Mon, 26 Feb 2018 21:28:06 +0000 admin_ca 8269 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Reactivation Nation https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/reactivation-nation <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>So, what do you do when you have a large amount of people who consistently don’t open your emails? </p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/management-governance/reactivation-nation" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/ceci-spark_web.jpg" alt="" title="Spark" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Apologies, but you don't have permission to view this page.</h3><p>Thanks for your interest. You must be a Chorus America member (or derive membership benefits from your relationship to a member organization) to view this content.</p><p> If you are currently a member, please <a href="/user">log in or create a site user account</a> for access to members-only content. If you are not currently a member, We invite you to <a href="/join">join</a> to access all Chorus America&rsquo;s resources and benefits.</p><p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/reactivation-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/reactivation-nation#comments Management & Governance Audiences Marketing/Public Relations Technology member Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:31:19 +0000 Ceci Dadisman 8189 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Time to Clean Your Email List https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/time-clean-your-email-list <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>If you can’t remember the last time you cleaned your email list, odds are that it is due for some attention.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/management-governance/time-clean-your-email-list" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/ceci-laundry_web.jpg" alt="" title="Laundry" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Apologies, but you don't have permission to view this page.</h3><p>Thanks for your interest. You must be a Chorus America member (or derive membership benefits from your relationship to a member organization) to view this content.</p><p> If you are currently a member, please <a href="/user">log in or create a site user account</a> for access to members-only content. If you are not currently a member, We invite you to <a href="/join">join</a> to access all Chorus America&rsquo;s resources and benefits.</p><p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/time-clean-your-email-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/time-clean-your-email-list#comments Management & Governance Audiences Marketing/Public Relations Technology member Thu, 08 Feb 2018 16:27:15 +0000 Ceci Dadisman 8187 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Keeping Your Email Strategy Relevant https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/keeping-your-email-strategy-relevant <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>As marketing evolves, relevance is becoming more and more important. Sending your patrons and prospective patrons the most relevant communications is key to not only selling tickets but to engaging them in your brand.</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-feature-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <a href="/management-governance/keeping-your-email-strategy-relevant" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198 imagecache-linked imagecache-int_carousel_304_198_linked"><img src="https://www.chorusamerica.org/system/files/imagecache/int_carousel_304_198/featured/ceci-phones_web.jpg" alt="" title="Phones" class="imagecache imagecache-int_carousel_304_198" width="304" height="198" /></a> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Do You Have Low Open Rates?</h3> <p>If you are like most who send their newsletter to the majority of the people on their list, you probably have low open rates (if you need a benchmark of average rates in the arts field, MailChimp updates these stats monthly). What is the best way to combat this? It really just comes down to segmentation.</p> <p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/keeping-your-email-strategy-relevant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/keeping-your-email-strategy-relevant#comments Management & Governance Audiences Marketing/Public Relations Technology public Thu, 08 Feb 2018 15:24:34 +0000 Ceci Dadisman 8186 at https://www.chorusamerica.org Making the Ask https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/making-ask <div class="field field-type-text field-field-intro"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <p>Does soliciting donors create stress, invoke fear, or cause anxiety? Learn some easy steps as well as "do's and don'ts" to ensure your fundraising campaign is a huge success! You will be armed with tried-and-true techniques and a fundraising philosophy that will make you comfortable with masking the ask. This session is for people of all roles and will be particularly helpful for staff and Board members who want to transform your chorus and realize your organization's artistic and educational goals.</p> </div> </div> </div> <h3>Apologies, but you don't have permission to view this page.</h3><p>Thanks for your interest. You must be a Chorus America member (or derive membership benefits from your relationship to a member organization) to view this content.</p><p> If you are currently a member, please <a href="/user">log in or create a site user account</a> for access to members-only content. If you are not currently a member, We invite you to <a href="/join">join</a> to access all Chorus America&rsquo;s resources and benefits.</p><p><a href="https://www.chorusamerica.org/management-governance/making-ask" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management & Governance Fundraising member Fundraising Keep On-Demand Learning Wed, 07 Feb 2018 18:16:15 +0000 admin_ca 8182 at https://www.chorusamerica.org