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Over the next year, we'll be moving content on this site to SupportingFundraising due to a major technology change and a rebranding exercise. Thanks in advance for your patience,
ideas and suggestions as we move forward.

Web SightingsSupportingadvancement.com Non Profit Themes for WordPress. Mar 2, 15
A lot of us use WordPress for our web sites. Here’s a post from Premium WordPress with a list of the top nonprofit themes. It’s a good overview of these themes and a number of them may warrant more in-depth investigation. In general, if you can use a theme that works with your brand, without having to do a lot of modification it can be very helpful for your web development productivity.

E-solicitationsSupportingadvancement.com Christmas E-Card. Feb 27, 15
E-card was developed to send as a stewardship piece to all constituents. The piece also included a “Meet the new Dean” button to allow constituents to reach more about the newly appointed. From MainSpring Media Communications. More e-solicitations.

RecordsSupportingadvancement.com Into Your System. Feb 26, 15
As systems become more complex, and we get data from a variety of sources, what would be considered the best practices to load this data in? We’ll ignore manual data entry in this post and assume that we already know how to do that – as effectively and efficiently as possible. At times, this might be the only way, but we can always plan for more automation.

RevenueSupportingadvancement.com Mitigating Financial Risk. Feb 25, 15
Presentation containing a good overview on financial risk with definitions and strategies on how to mitigate financial risk. Provided by George & Bell Consulting.

ResearchSupportingadvancement.com Research Request Forms. Feb 24, 15
Updated and added to. Some samples of prospect research request forms provided by a number of contributors to the site.

Web SightingsSupportingadvancement.com Your Digital Afterlife. Feb 23, 15
Not looking to present a grim view here, neither morbid, but do you have a will? Statistics show that many of us don’t – in fact at least half of us. Statistics suggest that as much as 65% of us don’t.

Web SightingsSupportingadvancement.com Social CRM, Beyond the Tools. Feb 19, 15
The move from transactional relationships to social relationships continues – as it has over the last (less than a decade actually), decade. Social CRM = the Application of ROI to Social CRM. So if we consider ROI, isn’t this just a new description of a transactional relationship?

SystemsSupportingadvancement.com Cloud Computing. Feb 18, 15
What’s the conceptual meaning of the cloud and what it will do for us? Think about the evolution of media – music – albums, cassettes, 8-track tapes. We could use tapes in the car. We moved to CDs. Now digital music – our view of music and how music was sold has fundamentally changed. There has been significant industry disruption. Mobile devices are the new FM radio.

ReportingSupportingadvancement.com Your Information Delivery. Feb 17, 15
Our ability to raise money is now tied more than ever to the degree that decision makers can use real time information, trend analysis and appropriate metrics to monitor results and activity to move the organization in the right direction. Here are some questions to ask about your information delivery.

More With LessSupportingadvancement.com Contract Management. Feb 16, 15
How can you improve your contract management processes? If you can do this effectively, there are measurable benefits that are not difficult to realize – with just a simple review and a few changes.
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