Values Matter: Core Values and What They Mean

StratusLIVE focuses on three core values: excellence, integrity, and innovation. In all aspects of business, whether in creating new enhancements for our Nonprofit CRM or Online Giving platforms or in the content we produce Read more

How to Develop Interconnected Nonprofits in the All-Digital World

With a multitude of online platforms to monitor, along with a variety of constituents to engage, it’s enough to make even the most dynamic nonprofit leader feel withdrawn. This begs the question: “In a time when we are all Read more

Nonprofit Donor Communication: Stop Summer Slide

The dog days of summer. While this phrase conjures up images of fun in the sun and backyard barbecues, it's also synonymous with a period of heat-induced sluggishness that coincides with the heliacal rising of Sirius, also Read more

Nonprofit Advocacy Done Right

Pause a moment to reflect on your nonprofit's mission. Read more

Plan Strategically for Nonprofit Success

"Failing to plan is planning to fail." Read more

REPORT: Creating Better Donor Relationships

It's not easy to build lifelong donor relationships. Read more

Creating Nonprofit Visual Impact

Hack your nonprofit's "elevator pitch" with visuals to attract donors more quickly and effectively.   Read more

3 Brand Building Rules for Successful Nonprofits

Back in 1998 I took over a website for a struggling faith-based organization. The project came on referral from a successful client who asked me if I could “help out a friend”. Read more

Use This Checklist To Help Donors Get The Message

There are plenty of ways to send a message. You could make a call, pay a visit, rent a billboard, write a letter, or even send a fax. Read more

5 Fundraising Lessons from 2016 Presidential Candidates

While most nonprofits can't enlist the help of Super PACs to raise millions, there are still plenty of fundraising and marketing lessons to learn from the current crop of presidential hopefuls. According to the Federal Read more