Percolator at NTC 2017

We were at NTC last month, were you? Team Percolator gave two presentations: Barbara Christensen wowed the crowds with her talk: WordPress & Salesforce – So Happy Together! She showed some examples of nice Salesforce/Wordpress integrations and shared her favorite tools (Gravity Forms, Form Assembly, etc.). If you missed it, you can check out her …

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A New Definition of Greatness

kids march for MLK

“If you want to be important—wonderful. If you want to be recognized—wonderful. If you want to be great—wonderful. But recognize that he who is greatest among you shall be your servant. That’s a new definition of greatness.” Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. How lucky we are that our nation sets aside a day to be great …

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Goodbye, 2016! (the remix)

Percolator Mix Tape

So 2016…First we lost Prince, and now we’ve lost our national minds. No matter what is happening in the topsy turvy world, at the Percolator office one constant is music. We worked, played, wallowed (just a little), and danced (a lot) to these inspiring tunes this year. Enjoy! In no particular order, this is our 2016 …

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The Mountaineers Go Mobile

Mountaineers mobile

Go check out mountaineers.org on your favorite mobile device. It’s beautiful! The early engagement strategy work we did with The Mountaineers is now displayed at our fingertips, and kudos to the lovely design and web development from our friends Neal Maher, Ethical UX, and the awesome team at Jazkarta. Our case study details The Mountaineers integrated web …

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Hitting the Trail at Dreamforce ’16

dreamforce

This week, Percolator will be trekking to San Francisco to learn, share knowledge, and play at Dreamforce, Salesforce’s annual event. You’ll find us camping at the Salesforce.org Lodge to hear how you turn followers into champions, checking out tech and strategy sessions, and meeting with nonprofits about our engagement tracking app, StepUp. Want to meet up? …

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Friends with Benefits — Monthly Donors

Guest post by Sarah Nason, Operations Director at the Win/Win Network Full disclosure – this is not an unbiased post. I’m an avid fan of monthly giving programs. I always tell people that becoming a monthly donor is great because it, “gives us the sustainable funding we can count on each and every month to …

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Legacy Party – Oh Yeah!

Legacy Donor Party

You have your grassroots donors and your members. Those folks are good. You have your monthly donors. Monthly donors are great. (Data tells us that monthly donors continue to give on a monthly basis for an average of 7 years…making that donor = to a major donor for many organizations.) More on them soon. Speaking of major …

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Borrow & Match

Think about borrowing — that is my best online fundraising advice. Here’s what I mean: watch what the major nonprofits or large political campaigns are doing and test a similar version with your audience. Large organizations have the budget and list size to run all sorts of tests from button color to ask amount. Borrowing …

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