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ASAE Small Staff Online Conference
By Mary Glavin | January 14, 2016ASAEAssociationevent

Joining ASAE  has been invaluable for our company; specifically, their small staffed community has provided support and possibilities we benefit tremendously from. The opportunities to participate in their conferences, workshops, and to network and engage in this community, centered on modest staff sizes, has been a notable factor to our own growth and achievements. The ASAE small staff... read more

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Non-Profit Tech Podcast: ASAE Online Conference for Small-Staff Associations
By Mary Glavin | February 3, 2016ASAEOnline ConferencePodcast

Brian Kirkland, Senior Director, ASAE and Irving Washington, Deputy Director, ONA On this podcast I’m joined by Irving Washington, Deputy Director at the Online News Association and Brian Kirkland, Senior Director, Learning at American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) to discuss the upcoming Online Conference for Small-Staff Associations. We talk about what people can expect from the conference,... read more

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Regular WordPress Maintenance – The Unsung Hero
By Mary Glavin | March 22, 2016maintenancetechnologywebsite

It was a gorgeous 70 degrees in the District of Columbia on a Wednesday in March, yet offices and business fronts alike reflected attendance and a buzz comparable to a snow day. A vital mode of transportation to many of greater washington DC area commuters, the metro, closed down completely for 29 hours for emergency inspection due to... read more

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6 P’s for a Strong Baseball Season and Website
By Mary Glavin | April 19, 2016BaseballCMSwebsite

“That’s the true harbinger of spring, not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but the sound of a bat on a ball” ~Bill Veeck, 1976 Despite the unusual cold that swept parts of the nation last week, the promise of spring beckons as cities savor opening day. Season openers are a light hearted welcome as teams and fans... read more

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AMS Fest Midwest!
By Mary Glavin | May 5, 2016#Chicago#reviewmyAMS#WorkshopChicago

May 10th, just 5 days post Cinco de Mayo is another day for celebration in this month of budding optimism; AMS Fest Midwest in Chicago is the place to be and it’s cause for small associations to cheer. Those interested in examining AMS options, communicating their concerns or praises, and networking with like-minded and like-sized organizations will be... read more

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Geek Pride Day! Today!
By Mary Glavin | May 25, 2016Geek Pride DayITLOTR

Here at fusionSpan geek is a term of endearment; it’s not simply a noun, but a title of pride among our band of IT employees. In the age of endless days dedicated to the slightly obscure, Be An Angel Day August 22 naturally, or the beloved, national hot dog day this year falling on July 23, comes Geek Pride Day on May 25.... read more

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Excel Series: How to Check and Remove Duplicates
By Mary Glavin | June 1, 2016ExcelExcel SeriesExcel Tips

Happy Wednesday all! We’ve survived the long weekend and are back in the swing of things at work. As you’re buzzing by in the productivity lane today, take just a small detour and evaluate how you get your work done most days. If you caught a glimpse of the image with a white X in a green workbook and suddenly feel... read more