The Vanguard View: Insight for Association Websites

Site of the Week: Evernote

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, May 14, 2010

It's been a while since we've done a site of the week, so apologies there. We're going to try and ramp that up quite a bit coming into the second part of 2010.

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Topics: productivity, evernote, Site of the Week, web, associations

Site of the Week: Foursquare

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Jan 22, 2010

Foursquare is the next big thing in social networking. We know mobile is growing as a platform of choice for many association members, so foursquare is a logical progression.

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Topics: siteoftheweek, web 2.0, social media, Site of the Week, foursquare

2009 Site Of The Week Recap

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Jan 08, 2010

We launched this blog in January 2009, so happy birthday to you, blog. One of the many theme post ideas we took on was Site of the Week. The vision was that every Friday we would post a new and helpful (or even bizarre) site that associations would find compelling, if not useful.

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Topics: siteoftheweek, vanguard technology, Site of the Week

Site of the Week: MediaFire

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Sep 18, 2009

Are you forever trying to figure out the best way to send large files? Will email work? Should we set up an FTP account? SharePoint? VPN?

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Topics: siteoftheweek, share, file, mediafire, storage, Site of the Week

Site of the Week: Screenr

Posted by Chris Bonney on Tue, Sep 01, 2009

Imagine a member emailing with a question about how to access certain information on your website and you, not only guiding the member to their destination, but doing so with an online tutorial (no call back necessary) that you can archive to use again the next time somebody calls with the same question.

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Topics: youtube, screenr, web 2.0, social media, Site of the Week, association technology

Site of the Week: SNAMA

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Jun 26, 2009

This week's site is a must see: SNAMA.

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Topics: siteoftheweek, web 2.0, social media, Site of the Week, association technology

Site of the Week: SNAP

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, May 29, 2009

Kudos to Lynn Morton who not only started but, more importantly, nurtures the Social Networking for Association Professionals website: SNAP.

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Topics: siteoftheweek, SNAP, social media, Site of the Week, association technology, associations

Site of the Week: Digg

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, May 15, 2009

I don't hear a lot of associations talking about Digg. I suppose it's because Digg is not necessarily an obvious destination for your members to interact online. It appears to be more about ranking articles than about building community.

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Topics: digg, web 2.0, social media, Site of the Week, association technology, associations

Site of the Week: The Blogoclump

Posted by Chris Bonney on Sat, May 09, 2009

Okay, everyone. We have another aggregator for ya. And as Bryan Beaumont our ace developer here at Vanguard always says, "May the best aggregator win!"

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Topics: siteoftheweek, web 2.0, social media, blogs, Site of the Week, association technology, associations

Site of the Week: Beth's Blog

Posted by Chris Bonney on Fri, Apr 17, 2009

This week's blog should be an instant add to your Google Reader. Beth's blog is an absolutely brilliant blog about social media in the non-profit realm. Advanced or beginner, this blog will up your social media game overnight. Set aside a good couple of hours to take it all in. You won't be able to stop reading.

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Topics: siteoftheweek, beths blog, web 2.0, social media, blogs, Site of the Week, association technology, associations

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