COLUMBIA, Md., June 17, 2009 — Merkle (www.merkleinc.com), one of the nation’s largest and fastest growing database marketing agencies, was recently honored with three 2009 “Benjamin Franklin Awards for Direct Marketing Excellence”, or “Bennies”, by the Philadelphia Direct Marketing Association. The awards were presented during a ceremony at the Farmhouse at People’s Light in Malvern, Pa. on June 4, 2009.
Malvern, PA, May 18, 2009 — CRM manager, a leading software-as-a-service (SaaS) implementation and integration firm, continues to enhance its consulting services practice for helping nonprofit organizations more efficiently share and manage information with and about their donors, volunteers and clients.
Nonprofit organizations that want to maximize donations had better be brushing up on and putting into action the latest online fundraising communications that are set to explode this year, says Tim Oleary, vice president of the Malvern, Pa.-based McPherson Associates, a direct-marketing and communications agency that specializes in nonprofit fundraising programs. Charities that want to see an increase in donations or boost their donor bases should embrace these online communications, Oleary said during the session “Online Communications — Pipeline to More Revenue” at the Blackbaud Interactive Internet Symposium held on May 22 in New York. He explained that online average gifts are higher
Dick McPherson’s new book, “Digital Giving: How Technology is Changing Charity,” is a comprehensive yet highly digestible volume that marries McPherson’s sage insights with real-life case studies, tips and observations from myriad nonprofit fundraisers and consultants. In it, McPherson, president and creative director of Malvern, Pa.-based McPherson Associates, breaks down e-philanthropy to its essential elements and details how those elements need to be addressed by nonprofits hoping to raise money and awareness online and through other new technologies. Here, an excerpt that outlines tips for success from Katherine Miller, director of communications for the United Nations Foundation, which recently partnered with Sports Illustrated and the