Preparing for Database Change Part 1

Database Change Part I: Answer These 6 Questions Before Pitching a New CRM to Your Boss

April 5th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 2 comments

Welcome to Part One of our three-part series on preparing for your nonprofit database conversion. In Part Two we discuss budget considerations and in Part Three we recommend ways to organize your assets. Just like sauerkraut or pineapple on pizza, you probably either love or loathe your contact management system. It’s no wonder why; your […]

Preparing for Database Change Part 1

Database Change Part II: Six Budget Considerations for Your Nonprofit’s Database Conversion

April 5th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 2 comments

Welcome to Part Two of our three-part series on preparing for your nonprofit database conversion. In Part One we discuss how to pitch a new CRM to your boss. In Part Three we recommend ways to organize your assets. Congratulations! Your team is primed and ready for a new CRM! You’ve recognized and documented your […]

Preparing for Database Change Part 3

Database Change Part III: Three Things Nonprofits Should Organize in Preparation for a Database Conversion

April 5th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 2 comments

Welcome to Part Three of our three-part series on preparing for your nonprofit database conversion. In Part One we discuss how to pitch a new CRM to your boss. In Part Two we review important budget considerations. Here at Wanna Pixel, there is so much that we plan for and do to make sure that […]

Is the Google AdWords Grant Killing Your Online Engagement

Is Google AdWords Killing Your Online Engagement?

April 4th, 2018 / Nathan Porter / 0 comments

If you’re a small nonprofit with limited time, looking for a quick strategy for online engagement, Google AdWords or the Google AdWords grant is not a great place to start. I’ve thought this for a few years now, but it really started solidifying in my mind over the last few weeks. There actually are a […]

CiviCRMs CSV Import Extension

Importing Events to CiviCRM

March 30th, 2018 / Sara Raab / 0 comments

CiviCRM’s out-of-the-box functionality includes importers for Contacts, Memberships, and Activities. The API csv Import GUI extension (https://civicrm.org/extensions/api-csv-import-gui) uses the same process as CiviCRM’s standard importer but allows you to upload and import many more types of data. Like the standard importer, you can perform an import to add new records or to update existing records. […]

New CiviCRM Extension Provides Uncluttered Contact Records

New CiviCRM Extension Provides Graphic, Uncluttered Contact Records

March 28th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 0 comments

Tony Robbins has said, “Change is inevitable. Progress is optional.” So true, Tony. So true… but with one exception. When it comes to your database, progress is not optional. Any changes in the functioning of your contact database should be helping, not hurting, your workday.   Continual progress and improvements are key reasons why we […]

Content Marketing Can Grow Your Nonprofit

5 Ways Content Marketing Can Grow Your Nonprofit

March 28th, 2018 / Kelly Kulp / 0 comments

When I say “marketing” what do you think of? Business, sales, or those annoying ads that come up on Spotify (the free version) over and over again? What if I told you that the face of marketing is changing. Not because it’s out of date, but because traditional marketing tactics are losing their effectiveness in […]

CiviCRM is getting a new look - the Shoreditch theme

CiviCRM Is Getting a New User Experience

March 21st, 2018 / Nathan Porter / 4 comments

If you’ve used CiviCRM at all, you can surely appreciate that the interface feels like something that was developed in the early 2000s before the trend toward mobile-responsive designs ushered in the era of larger, cleaner, more modular page structures and design elements. If you’re using it on a desktop and have taken the time […]

Custom CiviCRM Solutions for the Colorado Nonprofit Association

Custom CiviCRM Solutions for the Colorado Nonprofit Association

March 21st, 2018 / Kelly Kulp / 0 comments

If you didn’t already know, here at WannaPixel we love nonprofits. We aim to change the world one pixel at a time, helping nonprofits with all of their technology needs. So when the opportunity came up to work with one of our Colorado neighbors who serves not only one but many nonprofits, we were thrilled! […]

optimize your website for security and speed

Planning for Smooth and Secure Technology for the Long-Term

February 9th, 2018 / Gena Dellett / 0 comments

Imagine you’re on a first date with a website / CRM development agency. If that date is going well, you are being wooed by their commitment to design and exquisite navigation sense. That’s all good, but what’s behind the roses? How is the agency going to guarantee the security of your system? Where do you […]