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…
I am very excited to announce that DonorDock has been accepted into the Innovate ND program through the State of North Dakota. This program is intended for North Dakota companies that are innovative in the way they do business and for those that are building a business that is intended to scale and … [Read more...] about DonorDock Accepted into Innovate ND Program
DonorDock is extremely excited to announce a partnership with Impact Foundation and Dakota Medical Foundation to provide a planning dashboard for all Giving Hearts Day 2018 participating organizations! This dashboard allows deep insight into the nonprofit's Giving Hearts Day performance over the … [Read more...] about A Free Dashboard for Giving Hearts Day Planning? You Betcha!
As we have been working on the DonorDock product over the past nine months, it occurred to me we haven't really explained what DonorDock is. I am going to take a stab at that one today. There are a lot of fundraising tools out in the marketplace, and some of them work pretty well. The thing is, … [Read more...] about So, what is DonorDock?