Agencies & Consultant

Merkle Ranks Among Top Firms in New Advertising Age Agency Report 2009
May 1, 2009

COLUMBIA, Md., April 30, 2009 — Merkle (, 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 ( The magazine's annual report ranks marketing and advertising companies according to their 2008 revenue.

Feed The Children Selects the Omniture Online Marketing SuiteTM to Expand Donation Programs Around the World
April 30, 2009

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.

As More Not-for-Profits Acquire and Merge, Accounting Guidance Needed
April 28, 2009

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.

Serenic Corporation — Corporate Update
April 22, 2009

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").

During Time of Critical Need, New CDW Team Helps Non-Profits Get the Most from Information Technology
April 21, 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.

Convio Issues Call for Presentations for Convio Summit 2009
April 20, 2009

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.

Blackbaud Celebrates Earth Day with “Green Week”
April 20, 2009

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.

Charity Dynamics Achieves Record First Quarter Growth, Increases Year-Over-Year Revenue by More Than 100 Percent
April 16, 2009

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.

Marc Cannon Joins Convio as Vice President of Services
April 14, 2009

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.