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By Samuel Hoffmeister | August 15, 2022

Case Study: Reimagining a Publication, Driving Growth

A publication, as the centerpiece of any great content strategy, should offer value that current and potential members simply can’t leave behind. With our help, one association truly delivered.

By Rachel Markey | July 20, 2022

7 Reasons Associations Need External Newsletters

Support your association’s stability, growth, and resiliency through focused and engaging communication.

By Rachel Markey | June 21, 2022

7 Reasons Associations Need Internal Newsletters

This internal tool could be more essential for your association than you realize.

By Therese Umerlik | June 7, 2022

Imposter Syndrome: What It Is and How to Respond to It

Associations can keep this crisis of self-confidence from getting out of control—internally and externally.

By Ashley Reid | May 24, 2022

YGS Boasts Major Wins

YGS and its association partners earn several prestigious industry awards

By Laura Gaenzle | May 9, 2022

Exploring New Revenue Sources in the Digital Age

More and more, associations are branching out into new online revenue streams and reaping the benefits of the internet age.

By Rachel Markey | July 20, 2022

7 Reasons Associations Need External Newsletters

Support your association’s stability, growth, and resiliency through focused and engaging communication.

By Rachel Markey | June 21, 2022

7 Reasons Associations Need Internal Newsletters

This internal tool could be more essential for your association than you realize.

By Ashley Reid | March 29, 2022

When an Audit Is a Good Thing

A communication audit can reveal valuable insights into what your members are looking for.

By Samuel Hoffmeister | March 14, 2022

Say Hello to YGS Association Solutions

YGS Association Solutions and our new website have been unveiled to even more clearly communicate to association clients that we are experts in offering strategically focused communications, marketing, media sales, and event solutions.

By Julia Berley | March 1, 2022

The Future of Remote Work Part II: The Employer Angle

Every association is different, and the solutions that work well for some might not be so successful for others. However, no matter what works for any individual association, the most important thing for all leaders to remember is that this transition to this new world of work will require resilience and flexibility.

By Megan Brodbeck | February 15, 2022

Three Steps to Reinforce the Value of Your Events

As the events industry hits its stride in its effort to return to the “new normal,” associations are finding themselves evaluating their comeback strategy for live conferences and trade shows. […]

By Julia Berley | February 1, 2022

Across the Ages: How Different Generations Feel About Remote Work

As attention shifts to the future of workplaces post-pandemic, many workers have reservations about a return to the old routine.

By Rachel Markey | January 18, 2022

Say Hello to Your Account Manager

You know they nurture long-term relationships, but do you know what makes your account manager stand out from the rest?

By Rachel Markey | December 14, 2021

YGS Gives Back During the Holiday Season

No matter the time of year, YGS is highly involved in several community initiatives, but the holiday season is undoubtedly one of the peak times of giving.

By Laura Gaenzle | November 30, 2021

Why You Should Use a Single Team for Ad Sales and Event Sales

When it comes to ad and event sales, having a single media and events sales team managing both can be a key factor in your success.

By Rachel Markey | October 19, 2021

Combating ‘The Great Resignation’

Utilize these tips to keep the question of “Should I stay or should I go?” off your employees’ minds.

By Rachel Markey | September 21, 2021

YGS Responds to the Global Paper Shortage

YGS continues to serve its valued client partners with creative solutions for addressing the global paper supply shortage.

By Ashley Reid | September 8, 2021

5 Reasons Why Your Association Needs Large-Format Digital Printing

Every association needs a way to market themselves efficiently. Even if you’re on a budget, a large-format print job can be an investment to get the traffic your company/association deserves.

By Samuel Hoffmeister | July 27, 2021

Introducing YGS ClicBook

For many years, YGS delivered a digital version of our clients’ publications through a partnership with an external vendor—no more! Say hello to our very own digital flipbook solution: ClicBook.

By Rachel Markey | June 29, 2021

A Publication Is Still an Essential Member Benefit

The value of an association’s publication is measured by more than direct advertising revenue; it is also a tangible and substantial member benefit with dividends that ripple throughout the association.

By Ashley Reid | June 23, 2021

The Results Are in: YGS Pubs Are EXCEL-lent

In recognition of their dedication to publication quality and excellence, YGS and its association partners received four AM&P EXCEL awards at a ceremony on June 16.