Tips, Opinions & Notes from our Team

Distilling our knowledge, experiences, and resources on a wide range of digital, technical, nonprofit, and advocacy topics.

Salesforce housekeeping to do in quarantine

by Kellen Johnson | May 15, 2020

This is the perfect time to put it to use for housekeeping of your Salesforce instance, either on your own or in partnership with a consultant!

Best Parctices, CRM, Salesforce

Sacred Heart Community Service Coronavirus Response

by Kellen Johnson | May 15, 2020

Sacred Heart Community Service is one of the leading Silicon Valley Human Services Agencies in the fight against poverty.

CRM, Engagement Strategy, Percolator Love, Salesforce

Meet Kai, a new Percolator team member

by Kellen Johnson | December 12, 2019

Join us in saying hello to our newest team member, Kai Addae.

Percolator Love

Tales from the trenches: three database admins explain why they love their jobs

by Kellen Johnson | October 17, 2019

We notice that behind each of our most data-driven clients is a database admin who loves their job.

Best Parctices, CRM, Salesforce

What's happening with Salesforce Lightning in January?

by Barbara Christensen | September 12, 2019

Did you get an email from Salesforce, REMINDER: Critical Update for Lightning Experience ? Are you full of questions?

Best Parctices, CRM, Salesforce, StepUp

Training the next generation of Indigenous tech leaders in Canada

by Kellen Johnson | August 1, 2019

First Nations Technology Council is a Canadian nonprofit organization that ensures that Indigenous Canadian people have equitable access to the tools and support needed to maximize their opportunities in tech and innovation.


TrailheadDX 2019 - first impressions

by Barbara Christensen | June 3, 2019

There was no mistaking: I was at a Salesforce conference keynote!

Beautiful New Bookstore at CAC

by Kellen Johnson | April 18, 2019

The Center for Action and Contemplations new store is up and running! You can browse and buy a book.

Percolator Love

Read About our Work with Ceres

by Kellen Johnson | January 1, 2019

Ceres is a sustainability nonprofit. But they do things differently: theyre making a business case for sustainability by organizing influential investors.

Best Parctices

Percolator's 2018 Gift Guide

by Karen Uffelman | December 13, 2018

Need some last-minute gift ideas? Here are some smart and thoughtful options offered by our clients.

Percolator Love

Goodbye, Chris

by Barbara Christensen | December 13, 2018

This month we say goodbye to one of our founders, Chris McCullough, who is leaving us for new adventures. Chris played a major role in building Percolator, and we will miss him mightily! We asked Chris about these past six years... and his 28 jobs!

Percolator Love

Salesforce, Digital Advocacy Platforms, and Nonprofits, Oh My!

by Kellen Johnson | August 8, 2018

As a social change organization, making your supporters voices heard is an important part of what you do.

Advocacy, Engagement Strategy, Salesforce