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Case Study: How One Simple Online Form Changed the Way a Human-Services Nonprofit Works

November 16th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 0 comments

Your nonprofit uses technology to do more, better. We’re talking about efficiency. We’re talking about capturing your nonprofit’s relationships. We’re talking about your organizational memory. Spice up your next staff meeting by reflecting as a team on your processes (no kidding!). Think about how you used to do things and how that has changed. Hopefully […]

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Case Study: What YouthBuild USA Learned from Completing a CiviCRM System Evaluation

November 16th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 0 comments

Nonprofits with savvy and passion who utilize current technologies are poised for success. And tools like CiviCRM offer unlimited potential. But to get the most out of technology, nonprofits need proper support that demonstrates how customization can work to effectively meet their needs — allowing their tech environment to finally become the powerful hub it’s […]

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What 10 Studies Say About the Best Time to Send Email And Why It Doesn’t Matter

November 16th, 2018 / Titania Porter / 0 comments

Getting seen and being clicked. Isn’t that what sending an email is all about? But email campaigning continues to grow exponentially, and more people are studying ways to ensure their email is the one that gets clicked. That’s one reason timing has become an increasingly hot topic over the last 10 years. One way I […]

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Top 5 Crowdfunding Platforms Compared

November 16th, 2018 / Kate Hannigan / 0 comments

Crowdfunding is the rage in all sorts of realms right now, raising money to launch for-profit ventures like startup businesses and creative projects and programs, even paying for personal medical expenses. Crowdfunding is a great tool for nonprofits as well. First off, what is nonprofit crowdfunding? The idea is that you tap a lot of […]

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Mission: Graduate Shares Five Email Marketing Tips

October 25th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 0 comments

  Mission: Graduate has a big goal: 60,000 more graduates with college degrees and certificates in central New Mexico by 2020. To achieve this goal, the organization, which is an initiative of the United Way of Central New Mexico, works with over 300 partners to nurture and develop the next generation of skilled workers, engaged […]

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Why Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group Chose Wanna Pixel for CiviCRM Support

October 25th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 0 comments

Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group (NCSG) had a clear expectation of the type of support they needed when they approached Wanna Pixel. Their website/CiviCRM system is critical to their operations as they work to represent the interests and concerns of noncommercial registrants and noncommercial Internet users of generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs). Through this representation, nonprofit services and […]

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What Is Crowdfunding and How Can It Help Your Nonprofit?

September 20th, 2018 / Kate Hannigan / 0 comments

Maybe you’ve heard of the World’s Best Travel Jacket, made by BauBax. Or you’ve played a heated round of Exploding Kittens with the family during the holidays. Or maybe you’ve been rewatching that Veronica Mars movie. While each of these highly divergent things is interesting in its own way, what ties them together is that […]

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How ‘YouTube Giving’ Will Make It Easier for Your Nonprofit to Manage Fundraising Campaigns

September 20th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 0 comments

There is no shortage of places or ways for your nonprofit to ask for support. With YouTube Giving, your options are about to get better. Now digital creatives working for US-registered nonprofits can embed a donate button next to videos. That way viewers can take immediate action and support your cause while they are fresh […]

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CiviCRM Cases Management: A Powerful Workflow Automation Tool

September 19th, 2018 / Titania Porter / 0 comments

Should you be using CiviCases? Should you be using cases for workflow management, even if your nonprofit is small? And specifically, should you, as a CiviCRM user, be making use of the CiviCase extension to follow through on typical processes in your organization? When it comes to covering your bases in new-client management or in […]

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Is Your Nonprofit’s Outdated Website Costing You Donors?

September 6th, 2018 / Kate Hannigan / 0 comments

There’s a saying that you never get a second chance to make a first impression. When it comes to the internet and your nonprofit’s website, you have all of 50 milliseconds to make that first impression. An outdated website does more than signal that you’ve been around for a while. It may hurt your organization […]