Sometimes it seems like doing the most menial tasks eat up the most time and cause the highest levels of frustration. I think printing mailing labels from a CRM tool fits this bill. Generally speaking, mail merges with Microsoft Office can be particularly frustrating, but I realized it is most … [Read more...] about Printing Mailing Labels with DonorDock and Microsoft Office
Like last year, DonorDock is pleased to announce a partnership with Impact Foundation and Dakota Medical Foundation to bring back the Giving Hearts Day planning dashboard for Giving Hearts Day 2019! The dashboard allows deep insight into the nonprofit’s Giving Hearts Day performance over the past … [Read more...] about A Giving Hearts Day Dashboard Again This Year? You Know It!
Maintaining a genuine relationship with donors is essential in keeping your nonprofit organization running. But how can you measure or quantify donor relationships? One of the most important things in being able to keep your effective relationships with donors is having a 360-degree view of the … [Read more...] about Top 5 Benefits of Tracking Donor Engagement
While many startups are focused on immediately moving to a one-to-many engagement model to spur growth, at DonorDock we are taking a different approach. We WANT the one-to-one engagement time to learn more about the nonprofits we are hoping to serve - more about what makes them unique, what pain … [Read more...] about DonorDock in 10 – Why One-to-One Engagement is Important to Us
While it tends to go against my personality, I continue to learn that when developing a really good software product, we must default to saying no. We operate in a societal culture where we are too quick to say yes to everything - after all, many of us are "go-getters" and "pleasers". We WANT to say … [Read more...] about Why We Default to No
Over the past 18 months we have had an unwavering vision to build a simple and powerful system for small nonprofits to help them fundraise more effectively. During that time we have had some changes in how we thought it best to achieve that vision – features have evolved, features have been removed, … [Read more...] about DonorDock is Officially “Launched”!
We all know having the ability to report on your data is pretty important to most organizations, be it a for-profit or nonprofit. Unfortunately, it is an area where a lot of organizations fall down. Having good tools for tracking data is part of the equation, but as I have said many times, it is how … [Read more...] about What Does Your Nonprofit NEED to Know?
Why not Excel? Don't get me wrong - I love Excel...for certain things. As a way to store non-related, tabular style information, Excel is great. It provides rich capabilities for analysis and can do more than most people realize. That said, it is absolutely the wrong choice for managing donor … [Read more...] about Is Excel the Enemy of Your Nonprofit? Maybe…