Blogs We Write

  • Link to Association Subculture Blog Shelly is the author of the Association Subculture Blog.  This blog focuses on strategic challenges and management issues commonly faced by non-profit associations.

    References to posts on this blog can be found on various association related blogs and websites. Posts have been published in magazines and trade publications.

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  • Link to The Association Law Blog Mark is the author of the Association Law Blog.  This blog focuses on legal, tax and governance issues related to non-profits, chambers of commerce and other entities.

    This blog is for informational purposes only.  It should not be relied upon as professional advice on any individual situation.  It addresses issues of general interest.  Specifics should be discussed directly with qualified counsel.

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Books and White Papers

  • Link to Association Subculture Blog Shelly Alcorn, CAE co-authored this resource for using gamification techniques in associations with Willis Turner, CAE.

    "Two examples of large scale gaming structures include our educational and political systems. Going deeper into understanding how gaming structures work, and intentionally applying those mechanics can give us an advantage when designing experiences meant to engage our members in the work of our associations."

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  • Link to Associations, Gen Y White Paper Shelly facilitated the NextGen '13 Summit for the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE). This white paper includes insights gained from the participants.

    If you want to understand incoming generations, this white paper is full of insights written from a practical and programmatic point of view.

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