What CSR Means For Nonprofits

Good deeds are good for business.

Corporate social responsibility (CSR, also called corporate citizenship, responsible business, corporate responsibility & sustainability, etc.) is a form of corporate self-regulation which is natively integrated into the business model.

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LinkedIn Acquisition Will Boost Microsoft CRM Dominance


LinkedIn acquisition fuels Microsoft's expansion by introducing natively integrated social, analytics, and more

Just last week, Microsoft announced they would be acquiring professional social network LinkedIn for $26.2 billion, the largest acquisition in the company's history.

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Free Software: Too Good to Be True

Free software may cost more than you think.

Imagine you're in the market to buy a car. When doing research, what do you look for?

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Address Verification Quick Sheet

The topic of address verification is unlikely to become the Next Big Thing™ everyone talks about when they go out with their friends on the weekends.

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REPORT: Creating Better Donor Relationships

It's not easy to build lifelong donor relationships.

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Microsoft Office 365 Continues To Dominate

2015 was a very good year for Microsoft Office 365 — as well as for products and applications that leverage Office, such as StratusLIVE! — thanks in large part to the boom in adoption rates for cloud computing among businesses and nonprofits.

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Intuition Versus Insight

Gain insight into your nonprofit decisions with facts and figures, not guesses. 

Recently, I was having a conversation with an acquaintance of mine who happens to be the Chief Operating Officer of a midsize nonprofit. We were discussing the intersection of donor acquisition and data.

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Microsoft Venture Expands Philanthropic Investment

Tech giant reaffirms commitment to philanthropic mission with launch of new organization 

Microsoft is known for its charitable programs, mainly thanks to the ongoing work of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

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How To Win Giving Tuesday

It may seem hard to believe, but #GivingTuesday is almost here!

Now in its fourth year, Giving Tuesday has already become known nationwide as the anti "Black Friday".
Taking place the Tuesday following Thanksgiving, Giving Tuesday taps into the backlash against the commercialization of the holiday season that has steadily built up over the last decade.

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Giving Preferences Drive Fundraising Methods

Donors will tell you how they want to give. Your nonprofit needs to listen.

Before I ever began to realize my dream of helping nonprofits become lean, mean fundraising machines, I worked in the marketing department of a large publishing company that distributed to hundreds of markets nationwide.
When I joined the company, they were in the process of converting the advertising for these publications (a.k.a. the business bread-and-butter) from print to digital.

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