joined the eMA last year and it was one of the best investments I have
made. I saved the entire cost of my membership with the discounts from
the members area."
joining the eMA, our company started a new email marketing program,
I was able to get personalized consultations in the member area. The
consultant was very knowledgeable and saved us a lot of work and a lot
eMA is the only association out there that is really focused in the
eMarketng space. The benefits and services are outstanding, I have used
the resources available to members on a number of occasions."
eMA helped me get a raise! Since our company puts a high value on professional
development, I joined and took all the eCourses. When it came time for
my review I was able to demonstrate that I had successfully completed
a number of marketing courses. This was very good".
for all your help, your online consultations are amazing. The eMA researcher
got back to me within one day with a number of email marketing firms
that I could work with to implement our program. This kind of unbiased
advice is hard to come by, a great member benefit".
you eMA for a great organization. I am a member of several other "marketing"
associations, but have never gotten the personalized service that I
receive from you. I will be upgrading my membership to a professional
status this month".
eMA is the best association that I have ever been involved with. Cutting
edge conferences and events really make a difference. I have attended
two conferences and each time I have made valuable contacts and gotten
an excellent value."
professional membership has helped me get new clients. Since I do web
marketing every bit of credibility I can offer my prospects helps. Being
a member gives me an edge over many other consultants."
How do I choose the right membership?
What is the difference between a company and individual
eMA offers 5 levels of membership.
Platinum Corporate Membership - If your company wants the maximum
value, then platinum is the way to go. The membership includes 3 free
eCourses for employees ($297.00) value, one set of eCourses for the
company membership liaison ($270.00 value), a free professional membership
for anyone in your company ($175.00 value). That is a total of $742.00
in platinum benefits alone. Add to that free website certification ($99.00
value), entry into the site of the year awards ($99.00 value), free
online directory listing (9.95 value), another free eMarketing course
(79.00 value) and you have over $1,000 in benefits. Not to mention all
the other discounts and benefits available to anyone in your firm in
our members area. For all the benefits see the membership benefits section
is how it works: One person at your company is designated as the membership
liaison, and he or she will receive all correspondence from us regarding
membership. We will send that person access codes to the members area.
Your company liaison can then disclose the member sign in password to
any employee of the firm. We will offer all benefits to all employees,
as long as their email address matches your URL. All memberships are
for a period of one year. The 1st year dues for platinum corporate membership
are $2,995.00, after your first year you will receive a 50% discount
on renewals for each year thereafter.
Membership - Our most popular company membership. You assign one
person to be the corporate liaison and all correspondence, member kits
and information will be sent to him or her. You will receive a free
online eCourses ($79.00 value) plus free entry into our site of the
year awards ($99.00 value), and a listing in our directory ($9.95 value).
Plus you will receive a 50% discount on any individual membership of
an employee at your company. Additionally, there are a number of other
discounts and benefits that you can offer employees through the member
only area. See the benefits section for complete
Membership - Our most popular individual membership. This membership
entitles you to apply for a Certified eMarketer Credential (CeM) ( additional
fee applies). You also receive a complete professional benefit package,
free eMarketing eCourse, free listing in our online directory for the
company of your choice, and other great benefits. See benefits section
for complete details. If you are an experience marketing professional
then this is the membership for you.
Membership - If you have limited marketing experience, then an associate
membership is the one to pick. You receive a complete benefit package,
along with a free eMarketing course and free listing in our online directory
for the URL of your choice.
Student Membership - If you are a full time student then you
qualify for a student membership, you will receive a great package of
benefits at a reduced price. See the benefits section for a complete
Do corporate members receive pass codes for all employees
for the member area?
company membership stays with the company and an individual membership
follows the member. In other words, when you are lets say a professional
member and leave your current company your membership is still valid.
Company memberships are not "movable" in that way. Additionally,
in order to qualify for CeM certification you will need a professional
membership. If your company is a corporate member then you can join
as an individual member for 50% off. Company memberships give organizations
the opportunity of offering a large number of employs great benefits
at a very low cost. Additionally they help provide the organization
with the credibility of membership with the worlds largest and most
respected eMarketing organization. All members can display the eMA logo
on their site, but corporate members can receive a free site certification
with custom jump page to enhance their sites credibility and value to
the member liaison (person appointed to handle member issues) is given
a pass code to the members area and can set a password for all company
employees. Employees then can access the member area. Employees must
have an email address with the company URL to qualify for discounts
What will becoming a member do for me or my company?
many reasons for membership, you can utilize your membership on your
resume for career advancement, utilize the many targeted resources in
our members only area, receive discounts on seminars and trade shows
as well as web services, download reports, white papers, articles, reports
and statistics, and keep up to date on the latest trends in eMarketing.
As a corporate member you will receive a free site seal as well as a
50% discount on all memberships for your employees. Corporate membership
is a great way to offer employees professional development at a very
Do you have to prove experience to be a professional member?
although if you do not have marketing experience then an associate membership
is more appropriate for you.
What is the biggest difference between an associate and
biggest difference is that a professional member qualifies for CeM certification.
There are also some discounts exclusively for professional members.
Where do members get logos to display on their sites and
logos for each member level in the members area of the eMA site for
your use. You may display the logo appropriate to your membership level.
These can be used on websites, business cards, stationary, brochures,
advertisements in fact anywhere where communication of your commitment
to high standards would be useful.
What is in the members area?
- for some of the resources that are available in the members area.
We are constantly upgrading the content, so this list is a partial one.
What kind of resources do you offer for the CeM Examination?
Members of the eMA have the option of taking the CeM exam and becoming
CeM Certified (Certified eMarketer). All members of the eMA have free
access to our white papers, glossary of terms, resource links, articles
and our eMarketing eCourse. These learning tools will be of great help
to anyone becoming CeM Certified.
Can I get a list of membership?
The eMA never offers its list to any third parties, and has a very strict
an ad in our newsletter, resource section or sponsoring an eMA event.
Does the eMA have local chapters?
the eMA has members in over 40 countries around the world, presently
it is not possible to have local chapters cover the large area we service.
However, the eMA does sponsor or manage over 50 events around the world
each year for face to face member networking.
I am already a member of another marketing association,
why join the eMA?
is the only significant association in the world that focuses on eMarketing.
This arena is so critical, and complex that it requires a different
approach to education and resources. By focusing on this one area of
marketing we are able to cover it completely, giving you an advantage
over those stuck in 20th century marketing.
the eMA have a section where I can post my resume?
eMA has one of the most comprehensive job banks in the world. Powered
by CareerBuilder, our career center allows you to post your resume and
search for employment using geographic, job type and many other filters.
If you are an employer it is a great place to look for new employees.
for more information.
does the eMA do differently than other associations?
takes a different approach for it's members. For example, we are one
of the only associations that offers 24/7 online consultations for free,
a library of PDF, PowerPoint and word files and a free interactive marketing
course for members. We are committed to making you more successful.
We take member services very seriously and return your email requests
or inquiries within 24 hours. Membership in the eMA signifies your commitment
to marketing in the digital economy. It is credible evidence of your
dedication to professional development and interest in your profession.
much does it cost to renew my membership after a year?
the amount you originally paid for your first year membership.
events do you offer members?
has an annual conference on both US coasts every year, additionally
we hold seminars and sponsor other events throughout the year. Your
membership will entitle you to a discount on eMA conferences and many
of our sponsored events.
you offer members discounts on car rentals?
do not have discounts on car rentals, trips to Disneyland, hotels and
other non eMarketing products and services (excluding a health program).
Those discounts are available everywhere, so we concentrate on discounts
specifically for marketing and Internet products and services. In many
cases the eMA offers its members discounts on products and services
that are not discounted anywhere else.
do online member consultations work?
As a member
of the eMA, you can receive online answers to any of your eMarketing
questions for free. Our online consultants and researchers, will usually
get back to you with an answer within 24 hours (weekends excluded).