What Your Nonprofit / Association is Not Hearing: The Need for Social Media Listening Part 2

How Organizations Can Benefit from the Right Kind of Social Media Strategy In addition to helping to drive the type of content that would be beneficial to post to their own social media outlets, nonprofits/associations should implement the following steps:                       1.  Listen Everywhere                       2.  Analyze Sentiment                       3.  Drive Engagement  1.   Listen…

What Your Nonprofit/Association is Not Hearing: The Need for Social Media Listening Part 1

The way organizations conduct business has changed drastically over the past 30 years.  From typing memos on typewriters to using multifunctional PC’s or from hand writing “While You Were Out” notes to texting executives messages on their smartphones, technology has influenced not only how organizations conduct business but also how they disseminate information to their…

Keeping Yourself Up to Date

Most of us know that Microsoft has made life easy for those on the cloud.  They never have to wonder what rollup they are on, if they need one, or scheduling it.  Unfortunately for those that have Microsoft Dynamics CRM on premise, it takes a little more work to stay current.  While most large organizations…

Surviving Upgrades

Did you know that there are entire companies that have gone out of business because their software did not upgrade well?   I remember being on design committees with the Dynamics Great Plains teams in the old days and we were looking at Realworld and SBT’s accounting software.   Once you modified their accounting software you were…

WordPress and AMS integrations

This is the stuff the WordPress guru will probably forget to mention…. WordPress is a wonderful/fantastic blogging tool and simple content management system(CMS). It gets great ratings, but it has a few shortcomings when being used by an association with the intent of integrating to the AMS. Out of the box, WordPress does not understand…