Archive for the ‘Non-Profit Soapbox’ Category

Coast Guard Foundation nets nod as Sig Hansen’s Celebrity Apprentice charity of choice

We couldn’t be happier than to see organizations using Soapbox for their website needs succeed so we could barely contain ourselves to learn that the Coast Guard Foundation reeled in Deadliest Catch star and Celebrity Apprentice contestant Sig Hansen’s nod as his charity of choice on the popular TV competition ruled by Donald Trump and his coif.

Should Hansen avoid hearing the oft-quoted, much-parodied “You’re fired!” phrase from the real estate mogul, the Coast Guard Foundation will net a cool quarter of a million dollars. Read more »

 

Tracking URLs for Soapbox Engage empower nonprofits to measure marketing success in Salesforce

Nonprofit marketer, Soapbox Engage just made your brain a lot mightier!

Let’s say you’ve got a campaign for which you’re hoping to drive traffic to your website and capture conversions. In other words, you’re trying to get folks to DO something once they hit your website: Give you money, buy some swag, register for an event.

You get the idea.

You’re tweeting and Facebooking and blogging and all around shouting about it. But how do you know which of those efforts are producing the best results? Or no results? Read more »

 

FREE WEBINAR TOMORROW: Leading supporters through the engagement path

Effective online fundraising is more than a donate button. It’s a complete path that moves people from casual visitor to recurring donor and dedicated supporter – all while minimizing overhead.

Leading supporters through the engagement path
Wednesday, December 4th 3 – 3:30 pm ET
Register Now!

Join us tomorrow for our first in a series of webinars throughout the month of December!

We’ll be highlighting strategies and tips to complete your path for more online donations and supporters as well as presenting the tools available within Soapbox Engage to complete your path.

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Flexible API limits in Salesforce Winter ’14 release great news for nonprofits

Salesforce Winter '14 releaseTucked into the Winter ’14 Force.com Platform Release from Salesforce.com is a little gem that nonprofits, and Soapbox users in particular, can get excited about: the addition of flexible API limits. Read more »

 

FREE WEBINAR SERIES: Complete your path for more online donations and supporters

Effective online fundraising is more than a donate button. It’s a complete path that moves people from casual visitor to recurring donor and dedicated supporter – all while minimizing overhead.

How does your nonprofit’s path look? Is it a single donation page and a strategy involving crossed fingers and wishful thinking? Is it a cobbled together collection of tools that kinda sorta work together?

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If so, not to worry! You’re not alone – and we’re here to help! Read more »

 

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 facts every nonprofit fundraiser should know about the path to online donations

Seven essential facts every nonprofit fundraiser should know about the path to online donations: Read more »

 

Our Clients Rock: City Parks Alliance

At PICnet, we love what we do. Deeply. And the prime numero uno reason for this is that we work with great clients who are rocking the world for social good.

We’re happy to share the next in our occasional series of personal little love notes from a PICnetter to one of our clients. Julie Dennis sends this out to the good folks at City Parks Alliance.

Who is City Parks Alliance?

City Parks Alliance logoCity Parks Alliance (CPA) is the only nationwide membership organization dedicated to urban parks. By uniting hundreds of civic and community leaders, government agencies, and recreation authorities, CPA is able to hold steadfast to its mission of engaging, educating, and nurturing the creation, revitalization, and sustainability of parks and green spaces in cities.

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Our Clients Rock: Global Fund for Women

At PICnet, we love what we do. Deeply. And the prime numero uno reason for this is that we work with great clients who are rocking the world for social good.

We’re happy to share the next in our occasional series of personal little love notes from a PICnetter to one of our clients. Julie Dennis sends this out to the good folks at the Global Fund for Women.

Who is Global Fund for Women?

Global Fund for WomenGlobal Fund for Women funds women-led organizations at the local, regional and national level. Through its support grants, the Global Fund for Women advances women’s rights by increasing resources for and investing in these organizations. Their main vision is to create a sustainable world where women and girls realize their human rights and have a voice to create change. Read more »

 

Process payments with CyberSource – and integrate with Salesforce

Last week, CyberSource, the “world’s first eCommerce payment management company”, became the latest payment option added to the Soapbox platform.

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CyberSource joins PayPal Website Payments Pro, Braintree, and Authorize.net as options for accepting online payments through the Soapbox Engage and Non-Profit Soapbox platforms.

Each of the four options allow for seamless processing of payments for donations, member dues, and event registrations – all with the option of integrating with Salesforce.com.

Learn more about how Soapbox processes payments and integrates with Salesforce.com in real-time: Read more »

 

Memories of 2012 inaugural Soapbox User Summit

Can you believe it? It’s been one year since we had our inaugural Soapbox User Summit, but I still remember April 19, 2012 like it was yesterday. We had all the PICnetters together from near and far. We had Gunner from Aspiration Tech facilitate and clients attend from DC, Maryland, Connecticut, and New York.  

We voted on our own session ideas, broke out into small groups, mingled with the Support Department at PICnet, had a gorgeous location and beautiful weather, and got to learn from accidental techies about their successes and struggles with technology for their own organizations.

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It was certainly a productive, worthwhile way to spend a day in Washington, DC. Read more »