Blogs http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/categories/blogs Mon, 26 Jun 2017 20:54:19 -0500 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Good Stuff - Free! http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/good-stuff-free http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/good-stuff-free

Is your budget big enough to do all the programmatic, marketing and development communications you want—or need—to do? If you work for a non-profit, I'm guessing you are shaking your head "no" about now.

How about some good FREE stuff to help?

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cassie.dennis@socialraise.com (Cassie Dennis) Blogs Fri, 10 Feb 2017 03:58:00 -0600
Charity Ratings Compared: Charity Navigator vs. CharityWatch vs. Guidestar vs. GreatNonprofits http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/charity-ratings-compared-charity-navigator-vs-charitywatch-vs-guidestar-vs-greatnonprofits http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/charity-ratings-compared-charity-navigator-vs-charitywatch-vs-guidestar-vs-greatnonprofits Today, there are many charity watch organizations providing information on nonprofits – and you can count on prospective donors to use them. But who are they and how are their charity ratings composed? This article covers 4 of the well-known ones: Charity Navigator, CharityWatch, Guidestar, and GreatNonprofits. Each provides valuable information to philanthropists looking to make a financial contribution to a charity. Here's a basic primer on each:]]> kevin@socialraise.com (Kevin LaManna) Blogs Sun, 22 Jan 2017 09:41:00 -0600 What is CRM? A Definition of Customer Relationship Management and Constituent Relationship Management http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/what-is-crm-a-definition-of-customer-relationship-management-and-constituent-relationship-management http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/what-is-crm-a-definition-of-customer-relationship-management-and-constituent-relationship-management Long a staple in the business-to-business sales world, CRM systems are databases created to hold information about people relevant to your organization.  Whether you are a business, government agency or nonprofit/NGO, people inside and outside your organization drive your success.  CRM is the way you can manage relationships and measure success.]]> kevin@socialraise.com (Kevin LaManna) Blogs Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:25:00 -0500 Five Tips on Managing Nonprofit Google Grants http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/five-tips-on-managing-nonprofit-google-grants http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/five-tips-on-managing-nonprofit-google-grants So let's start at a very hypothetical question. Say you're at some nonprofit conference, and a huge magical fairy (we'll call the fairy "Google") comes up to you and says "I'll grant you a $120,000 a year for your nonprofit marketing efforts for 2015." And presto - you have an additional $120K all for your marketing budget to do some extraordinary things.
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kevin@socialraise.com (Kevin LaManna) Blogs Sat, 13 Aug 2016 15:41:00 -0500
The Best Open Source CRM: SugarCRM vs. VTiger vs. CRMery http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/the-best-open-source-crm-sugarcrm-vs-vtiger-vs-crmery http://socialraise.com/socialraise-blog/the-best-open-source-crm-sugarcrm-vs-vtiger-vs-crmery There's a delicious plethora of open source CRM systems out in the wild. In this article, we take a look at a few, and give some pros, cons and things to think about for each. To begin a comparison, let's start with SugarCRM, VTiger and CRMery.
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kevin@socialraise.com (Kevin LaManna) Blogs Mon, 19 Jan 2015 14:09:54 -0600