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Muster Opens New Office in D.C. Area!

By Muster Staff on July 25, 2017 at 11:49 AM

Muster is pleased to announce the opening of a new office space in Arlington, Virginia. Expanding into the greater D.C. area opens a new and exciting chapter for the team as the company grows its presence around the beltway. 

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Muster is a CAE Approved Provider!

By Cleo Dan on May 25, 2017 at 12:00 PM

Muster is pleased to announce it has been formally accepted as a Certified Association Executive (CAE) Approved Provider by the ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership. As a CAE Approved Provider, Muster will offer in-person and self-study educational programs in accordance with CAE policies. 

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[Infographic] The New Advocacy Landscape

By Corey Vaughn on June 22, 2016 at 4:09 PM

Broadly defined as any organized effort to influence public perception/the policymaking process/particular legislators, political advocacy is evolving. New media platforms, social media channels, and smart mobile devices have together transformed the way that citizens connect with their representatives, reinventing how constituents can participate meaningfully in the legislative process. 

For more resources on advocacy and outreach strategy, visit our Political Advocacy Resources Center

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Organizing a Lobby Day: Tips for Small Associations

By Cleo Dan on April 28, 2016 at 11:08 AM

As the name suggests, a Lobby Day (also referred to as a “legislative day” or “advocacy day”)  is an organized day where participating members of your association convene and meet with lawmakers (state or federal) to promote your association’s policy objectives. Lobby Days require meticulous planning months in advance in order to handle all logistics, such as scheduling meetings with lawmakers and arranging all member activities. 

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Social Media 101 for Nonprofit & Association Leaders

By Cleo Dan on January 12, 2016 at 11:00 AM


Communicating with your membership solely through email and newsletters isn’t enough in the digital age we live in. Members expect more. Sharing important news and messages online are absolutely key to maintaining good relationships with your members, strengthening your organization’s online presence and sharing online advocacy action centers.The four main social media platforms that your association should be utilizing are:  Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Need some inspiration first? Check out how digital tools are changing the association world:

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Why Is Empowering Your Association's Membership for Advocacy So Important?

By Cleo Dan on June 29, 2015 at 2:10 AM

“The whole is greater than the sum of its parts” -Aristotle

Why is a blog dedicated to association and nonprofit advocacy is quoting Aristote? Consider this post a reminder that an association’s grassroots advocacy efforts are only as strong as the individual efforts of its membership. Transforming political advocacy into an empowering experience for your membership is the key to successful government relations. 

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