Start-up

The Best Email Ever!

Launching a new company- let alone a comprehensive CRM/database for nonprofits- is hard work. There is so many moving pieces it’s easy to forget why you started the company in the first place. In my case, it was simple. After a 25 year run with DonorPerfect, a new majority owner emerged and made changes. And those changes did not include…

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It’s Time to Grow!!!

It’s Time to Grow! After a successful launch of SimplyFundraisingCRM and hearing the awesome feedback of happy and successful customers, it’s time to really ramp up our marketing and sales effort to get the word out!! Small or smart nonprofits can count on SimplyFundraisingCRM to save time, increase communications, and raise more money with their donors. All in a software…

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Scarcity vs. an Abundance Mindset

I’m 49 years old.  Old enough to remember the oil embargo in the 70’s and remember the recession in the early 80’s, but young enough to be inoculated from these troubles by my parents. And I also remember asking for new toys, a new computer, and my parents saying, “No”. Why? Because my parents instilled in me the value that…

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There is No Net. There is No Safety Line.

It’s January 20th, and the peaceful transition of power happened on time.  Like many of you, I’ve been glued to the news, and making sure the information I do receive is authentic and true.  It’s hard to do sometimes, as I make sure to get information from a wide variety of sources, from MSNBC to Fox News to everything in…

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Nonprofit Strategic Planning- Strategy vs. Tactics

What really makes up a good nonprofit strategic plan?  What is the difference between strategy and tactics?  And WHY does it matter? There seems to be a lot of interest in strategic planning, especially now that the current COVID-19 crisis is forcing everyone to dust off their strategic plan and decide which parts to keep, which parts to change, and…

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Missed it by that much…

After launching The Biedermann Group on February 23, 2020, it still took some time before it arrived. You know, COVID-19.   So…… how does that affect a start-up company like mine? Interestingly, not so much, and in some ways I’m even thankful,  Interested in knowing why?  Keep reading. I had a conversation earlier today with a young entrepreneur I’ve known…

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