Membership Building

Membership building is a year-round process for Toastmasters clubs. The three membership building contests – Smedley Award in August and September, Talk Up Toastmasters in February and March, and Beat the Clock in May and June – are a great time to focus...

Member Retention

Membership retention is as important for clubs as employee retention is for corporate managers. Because of this, I turned to a resource that was recommended to me for keeping employees engaged.The book Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Getting Good People to Stay...

Member Experience

Here are ten ways to ensure that your members are having great experiences in your club. Outside of the Club Meeting Communicate with the members frequently. Send out schedules on a regular basis, confirm attendance at upcoming meetings, and if possible, get the...

Club Excellence Talking Points

Club excellence has many facets and there are many ways to help train clubs to achieve it. There are links below to training resources. Here are a few topics to get the conversation started. Clubs hoping to achieve excellence will … Reflect up on the club...