COLUMBIA, Md., April 30, 2009 — Merkle ( www.merkleinc.com), one of the nation's largest and fastest growing database marketing agencies, announced its top rankings in a new report from Advertising Age magazine. The Agency Report 2009 ranks Merkle among the nation's top 10 Direct Marketing Agencies, in the top 25 U.S. Marketing Services Agencies and among the top 30 Agency Companies worldwide. With a 16.8% growth rate from 2007, Merkle holds the distinction of being the fastest growing direct marketing agency in the Top 20. The rankings were published in the April 27 issue of Advertising Age magazine ( www.adage.com). The magazine's annual report ranks marketing and advertising companies according to their 2008 revenue.
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OREM, UT, April 30, 2009 — Omniture, Inc. (NASDAQ: OMTR), a leading provider of online business optimization software, today announced that Feed The Children, an international nonprofit relief organization serving children and families in need, has selected the Omniture Online Marketing Suite™ to improve and streamline its online presence. Feed The Children will utilize Omniture SiteCatalyst®, Discover®, SearchCenter™ and Test&Target™ as an integrated portfolio of optimization applications for online analytics, visitor acquisition and conversion.
ARLINGTON, Va., April 28, 2009 — Challenged with rising demand, rising costs, and declining revenue, many not-for-profits are now consolidating with other not-for-profits in an attempt to survive and emerge as stronger, more cost-effective organizations. BNA's latest analysis, Accounting for Combinations of Not-for-Profit Organizations examines mergers and acquisitions between not-for-profit organizations and explains, in detail, two methods of accounting for these strategic changes.
EDMONTON, April 22, 2009 — Serenic Corporation ("Serenic" or the "Company") (TSX-V:SER), an international software developer and marketer providing financial software solutions to not-for-profit ("NFP"), educational and government organizations is pleased to provide an update to its shareholders following completion of business for the Company's fiscal year ended February 28, 2009 ("Fiscal 2009").
VERNON HILLS, Ill., April 21, 2009 — CDW Corporation, a leading provider of technology products and services to business, government and education, today announced the formation of a solutions team solely dedicated to solving critical information technology (IT) needs for non-profit charitable organizations and foundations. Supported by technology specialists in areas such as security, volume software licensing, telephony and power and cooling, CDW’s non-profit team leverages CDW partnerships to bring non-profit organizations business-class solutions for their unique challenges.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 20, 2009 — Convio, Inc. – the leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations – today issued a call for presentations for Convio Summit 2009, its fourth annual conference. The conference, which will be held November 16-18 in Austin, TX, is an information-packed gathering of Convio clients, partners, industry experts and other invited guests.
Charleston, S.C., April 20, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) today announced that in celebration of Earth Day, two Blackbaud employee-led organizations – Greenbaud and Team Blackbaud – are partnering to educate employees on “going green” with the 2009 Blackbaud Green Week.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 16, 2009 — Charity Dynamics, a provider of comprehensive online solutions for nonprofits, today announced record growth during the first quarter of 2009, increasing revenue by more than 100 percent compared to the same quarter last year. The company's strong first quarter performance builds upon its momentum from 2008, another strong year during which Charity Dynamics saw a 2X increase in revenue.
AUSTIN, Texas, April 14, 2009 — Convio, the leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations – today announced it has hired Marc Cannon as vice president of services.
BOWIE, MD, April 14, 2009 — Geoffrey W. Peters, president and CEO, is saddened to announce that Raymond Grace, founder of CDR Fundraising Group, passed away from complications related to cancer early this morning, April 14, 2009.