What Drives Fundraising Efficiency? A Look At Our Latest White Paper

June 24, 2015





I recently had the good fortune of sitting down with Mary Hunter from JDRF to conduct a webinar on ways to maximize fundraising efficiency as part of protecting the bottom line of your nonprofit. Every business has to ensure they watch their bottom line in order to generate the types of profits their shareholders desire…..we all know that. But a nonprofit has an even more important reason to focus on the bottom line: Ensuring as much money as possible goes to supporting their mission.

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What are three things to know about the media industry

What are Three Things To Know About Data & Digital in the Media Industry?

June 5, 2015





Learn three key highlights from the study on the state of the media industry. Media Marketing Manager Casey Rush, outlines what you need to know from this comprehensive report provided by CDS Global and Folio. Hint: It’s all about digital and data folks!

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How Lowering Higher Education Operational Expenses Can Lower Tuition

May 14, 2015





Higher educational institutions are having to increase student tuition in large part to cover operational and fundraising expenses. Outsourcing gift processing, mail acknowledgement and using donor data more effectively can help bring these expenses down and potentially slow the rise of tuitions.

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What keeps fundraisers up at night? Infographic

Common fundraising challenges… and their solutions!

April 22, 2015





Did you know that in 2014, 61% of nonprofits felt increased pressure from donors to be more accountable with measurable results? How about the fact that 49% of nonprofits use manual record-keeping methods like paper files, spreadsheets, and QuickBooks? Are you aware that nonprofits lose approximately $77 billion to fraud each year? Our latest infographic gives great solutions to the challenges fundraisers are facing today.

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What keeps you up at night? Exploring the challenges facing fundraising

April 8, 2015





Although the U.S. economy and nonprofit fundraising landscape are showing signs of recovery and optimism, there are still a variety of challenges facing fundraising that are affecting operations at nonprofit organizations. Despite favorable fundraising trends, many nonprofit professionals are still losing sleep.

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90% of the world's data was created in the last two years

Find Your Customers Through Data Exploration

February 20, 2015





Organizations have access to incredible amounts of data, but to get the most out of it, there has to be a marriage between data science and marketers. While a data scientist can create complex models to derive simple answers, the marketer needs to understand the business challenge they are trying to solve in order to make those models useful. Where do you find your best customers and prospects? Simple – let the data you already have lead you there.

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Time is Money: Why Speed is of Growing Importance for Nonprofit Fundraising Operations

February 4, 2015





Organizations can often reduce their costs and strengthen donor relationships by taking a closer look at the speed of “back-office” operations—donations processing, sending donor acknowledgements, and other operational tasks.

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Outsourcing Payment Processing Functions to a Single-Source Vendor Makes Good Business Sense for Utilities

October 17, 2014





Today utilities face numerous challenges when it comes to managing costs and improving customer satisfaction, making it more important than ever to adopt a customer-focused, integrated and efficient payment processing system. To that end, it’s in a utility’s best interests to evaluate the various payment processing business models and determine which model works best for […]

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It’s All in the Data: Bringing Precise Targeting to the Publishing and Media World

October 7, 2014





How the magazine industry can use data to address four major media industry challenges.

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Outsource Billing and Payments to Achieve Efficiency

September 4, 2014





As a leader in billing and payment processing solutions, CDS Global was recently featured in CFO Daily News. The latest newsletter focused on outsourcing payment processing as a means of increasing efficiency and enabling organizations to focus on their core business rather than devoting valuable resources to backend business processes.

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