2019: The Year of Things

We’re not talking about just any old “thing,” we’re talking about the Internet of Things. From smartphones to smart refrigerators, the Internet of Things is making it possible for us to use connected devices to collect, share and utilize data. We’re thinking voice assistants, like Alexa and Siri that can tell you what the weather is, what the best Italian restaurant in your city is, and how much longer your cupcakes need to bake for. Today’s homes are even getting smarter and smarter. From smart thermostats that help people be more energy efficient, smart refrigerators that let you know when your produce is going bad and how much milk you have left (yes, this is a thing), and smart lightbulbs that automatically adjust based on the time of day.

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Unique ways to encourage giving in 2019

We all know the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But what if you and your fundraising took the time to deviate from your usual fundraising methods to try something a little bit different? Sometimes, changing the giving experience for your donors is the key to encouraging your donors to increase their giving amounts or frequency.

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Guest Post: Using Social Media to Elevate Your Fundraising Campaign

As your nonprofit plans its next fundraising campaign, take some time to evaluate your social media strategy. Whether you’re well-established across several platforms or making your first forays into the world of social media, it’s worthwhile to consider how your organization could better utilize sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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6 things to put on your nonprofit CRM wish list

The holidays are already among us, and this year you may be looking for the ultimate gift for your fundraising team. And if you're looking for a gift that will keep on giving all year long and for years to come, nonprofit CRM software is bound to be a hit.

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5 Ways to demonstrate thankfulness to your donors

With Thanksgiving coming up next week, now is the time when so many people start to think about everything that they're thankful for. Family, friends, a great job, a roof over your head, food in the fridge, etc. And if you work for a nonprofit, we know that you are extremely thankful for your donors because, without them, you wouldn't be able to do the work you do to change your community and the world.

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No tricks, just treats with donor management software

We're only a couple of days away from Halloween, and here at ResultsPlus from Metafile we have a strict "treat-only" policy. This doesn't mean that we only give out candy (though you'll often find bowls of tasty treats on our employees' desks), but that our ResultsPlus Nonprofit CRM software provides only benefits to our customers.

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