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Our Connector Award Event and Fall Campaign! 3:1 Match for First-timers!

Our Connector Award Event and Fall Campaign! 3:1 Match for First-timers!

Posted by sfreedman at Nov 08, 2011 10:55 AM |

Join us tomorrow night for our Connector Award Event. Can't make the event? Get your gift matched today. 3:1 match for first-time donors!

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#Occupy Nature

#Occupy Nature

Posted by Rue Mapp at Nov 07, 2011 09:30 AM |
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Outdoor Afro's Rue Mapp on the #Occupy Movement. Meet Rue at our Connector Award Event this Wednesday, November 9th, in Seattle.

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Our Fall Campaign! First-time donors get matched 3:1!

Our Fall Campaign! First-time donors get matched 3:1!

Posted by sfreedman at Nov 01, 2011 11:10 AM |

It's our Fall 2011 Fundraising Campaign. First-time donors get a triple match!

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Client Profile: Net Impact

Client Profile: Net Impact

Posted by sfreedman at Oct 26, 2011 10:55 AM |

We were thrilled when Net Impact came to us for a full-scale redesign of their site including an integrated Salesforce.com database.

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GW Engagement Survey Section Two: Your Website

Posted by chrism at Oct 24, 2011 02:50 PM |

Groundwire Engagement Benchmarking Survey, Section Two: Your Website.

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The Connector Award Event: Meet Rue Mapp!

The Connector Award Event: Meet Rue Mapp!

Posted by sfreedman at Oct 17, 2011 01:15 PM |

Meet Rue Mapp, founder of Outdoor Afro and our 2011 Connector Award Event keynote speaker.

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Volunteers of the World Rejoice!

Volunteers of the World Rejoice!

Posted by ericm at Oct 12, 2011 09:30 AM |
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Our leading volunteer management app, Volunteers for Salesforce, now supports language localization.

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Groundwire’s Fall Event: The Connector Award and Rue Mapp of Outdoor Afro

Groundwire’s Fall Event: The Connector Award and Rue Mapp of Outdoor Afro

Posted by sfreedman at Sep 29, 2011 03:40 PM |
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Please join us at Benaroya Hall on the evening of Wednesday, November 9 at our First Annual Connector Award Event. Raise a glass in honor of our state's incredible community hiking program, Washington Trails Association, and enjoy an evening with one of today’s conservation leaders, Rue Mapp.

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GW Engagement Benchmarking Survey: Intro and Section One

Intro to our DIY Engagement Benchmarking Survey and section one of ten.

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Advocacy in the Cloud

Advocacy in the Cloud

Posted by sfreedman at Sep 21, 2011 05:35 PM |

Learn how The DC Project and the Idaho Conservation League are using Salesforce to organize and manage supporter engagement.

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Understanding Email Sender Reputation

Posted by samk at Sep 21, 2011 01:35 PM |
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Learn about what sender reputation is and how it affects your mass email deliverability.

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Groundwire Labs receives support from Salesforce.com Foundation

Groundwire Labs receives support from Salesforce.com Foundation

Posted by ericm at Sep 21, 2011 12:00 AM |
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Today Salesforce.com Foundation announced the winners of their 2011 Force for Change grant and we are proud to be included!

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5 things you can learn from Lil Wayne's Facebook Fan Manager

5 things you can learn from Lil Wayne's Facebook Fan Manager

Posted by sfreedman at Aug 30, 2011 06:10 PM |

Five things you can learn from 21-year-old Mazy Kazerooni, Lil Wayne’s Facebook fan manager and the man behind the Guinness World Record for the most "Likes" on a post in 24 hours.

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Go to Dreamforce we will

Go to Dreamforce we will

Posted by sfreedman at Aug 29, 2011 10:45 AM |
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Our CRM staff is heading down to Dreamforce this week, the annual pilgrimage for Salesforce-lovers, to hang out with Metallica and will.i.am obviously, but also to talk with the best of the best about the new web: cloud-centered, open, social and mobile.

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FoodCorps: Getting Kids Healthy

FoodCorps: Getting Kids Healthy

Posted by sfreedman at Aug 25, 2011 10:55 AM |

Last week, we launched a website and database for FoodCorps, a new national service program on a mission to get kids off their over-processed, sugar-laden diets and into healthy food – an intervention that will hopefully extend into adulthood.

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"Tweet" and "Social Media" now official

"Tweet" and "Social Media" now official

Posted by sfreedman at Aug 25, 2011 10:55 AM |
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More than 100 new terms were recently added to the Merriam-Webster Collegiate Dictionary including "Social Media" and "Tweet."

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One Organization. One System for Donor Information.

One Organization. One System for Donor Information.

Posted by tiffany at Aug 17, 2011 02:55 PM |

Keeping all your donor information in one place is essential to good relationship building and good fundraising.

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Social Media Content for Nonprofits: Video!

Social Media Content for Nonprofits: Video!

Posted by sfreedman at Aug 17, 2011 12:55 PM |

Video and wrap-up from Social Media Content for Nonprofits Knowledge Share.

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Engagement Superpowers In Action

Engagement Superpowers In Action

Posted by sfreedman at Jul 21, 2011 01:05 PM |
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How do you build relationships, make people prioritize your cause, and better engage them in your work? One excellent way is to use your unique expertise, access, skills -- whatever you’re super at -- to provide a product, service or experience that really matters to your target audience.

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Lisa Simpson for Nonprofits: A Summary

Lisa Simpson for Nonprofits: A Summary

Posted by sfreedman at Jul 21, 2011 10:25 AM |

Key take-aways from the eBook Lisa Simpson for Nonprofits: What Science Can Teach You About Fundraising, Marketing and Making Social Change by Network for Good and Sea Change Strategies.

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