Nonprofit News

What your nonprofit needs to do to prepare for the new FASB rules.

July 20, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
Introduction Twenty four years is a long time in our world. It's longer than some of us have been in the workforce. (Not me, but that's another post.) While it may be challenging to process the new FASB changes, which ...
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Summer Projects Series Revisited | Six software cleanup projects to tackle this summer.

July 7, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
We're having another beautiful summer. While it can be a little hard to focus on projects when the sun is shining, summer is often a less busy time of year for many of our nonprofits and therefore can be a great ...
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Target your donors with the right follow up using analytical reports.

June 30, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
Donor retention is challenging but vital to your nonprofit's success. As you plan out your fundraising initiatives, it is important to incorporate data analysis into your routine so you can create your plan based on ...
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How to choose the right value added reseller (VAR).

June 23, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
One of the most critical things about your relationship with a Value Added Reseller (VAR) is their commitment to the customer relationship and ability to help you be successful with your software investment. Check out ...
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Turning one time donors into long term supporters.

June 2, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
Follow my blog with Bloglovin Peer-to-peer fundraising can be enormously successful in increasing donations around an event as people are able to reach out to their individual social networks for support. Unfortunatley, ...
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Soft Trac Attends the 2017 Northern New England Community Action Conference

May 19, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
Yesterday, Soft Trac attended the Northern New England Community Action Conference as an exhibitor. This was the tenth anniversary of the conference of which we have been a proud sponsor for many years.
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Do you want to be more productive? Take a break and learn to manage your bandwidth.

May 12, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
I came across this article, The Mistake Busy People Make by Sendhil Mullainathan, shortly after returning to work several years ago and really connected with the message. The message has grown more relevant to me, as ...
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Learning a new software? Ten things to do first.

May 5, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
INTRODUCTION: Even if you are completely up to speed with all the software that you use at your job, chances are at some point that will change. Technology is constantly evolving and you will likely need to learn new ...
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Abila AUDC 2017 Conference | Soft Trac's Top 5 Experiences

April 28, 2017 by Jeron Comeau
I was fortunate to be representing Soft Trac at this year's Abila AUDC 2017 conference in Nashville, TN. The weather was great and, in addition to all the wonderful conference content, it was nice to spend some time ...
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How-to plan for scalability when selecting an accounting software.

March 31, 2017 by Karen O'Connor
INTRODUCTION: No one wants to hear the words, "you've outgrown your software system", but it happens. Wouldn't it be nice to have it happen less often? We're going through a software transition ourselves right now. One ...
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