49 Popular Nonprofit Software Tools That Save Time and Money

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Like any company, your nonprofit needs software to increase productivity. Here are 49 of the most popular nonprofit software tools perfect for that. technology nonprofit-software

Online Community Platform vs AMS Add-On: What Software Does Your Association Need?

Higher Logic

With this rise in interest comes an increase in online community software options. Companies that previously focused on database work, such as association management software (AMS) providers, now offer community modules as an add-on to their main product.

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29 of the Best Nonprofit Event Management Software Tools

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If you’re looking to raise more money and make managing your events easier, here’s a list of 29 event management software tools that can help you out. star tools software planning nonprofit management event best

What Will Association Management Software Look Like in 5 Years?


Mobile Engagement Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareFlying cars. Meals that spontaneously appeared after a machine was given an order. A shower that dressed you. These are things I grew up expecting.

The IT Checklist for Evaluating Database Management Software


After documenting requirements and reviewing vendor proposals, your association is ready to evaluate the database management software solutions and vendors that made the final cut. Here is a list of factors to consider and questions to ask when evaluating database management software.

The Biggest Advantages of AMS Software vs. a Homegrown Membership Database


Association Management Member Engagement Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareMember renewals are important. Member acquisition is important. Creating the best possible member benefits are important. These are priorities that association employees focus on every day.

Association Management Software: Giving You Your Day Back

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I’ve worked for a software company for nearly half a decade. I’ve made it my business to stay on top of the latest and greatest additions to association management software – things that we’ve added and things the competition did.

4 Steps to Assessing Your Membership Management Software Needs


In a less dramatic sense, if you’ve worked for an association or membership organization, selecting membership management software can feel the same way. Association Management Employee Productivity Membership Management Software

7 Advantages to Having Speaker Management Built In to Your Association’s AMS Software


Speaker Management Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareThink about the last conference you went to. It may have been your idea to attend, or maybe your boss asked you to go. Whoever made the final decision, what influenced the choice to attend?

AMSFest Highlights: Setting Expectations to Make a Saavy Membership Software Selection


In a creative North Side loft, AMS software vendors, partners, and association executives looking for new software solutions met to discuss the changing technology landscape and strategies on making sound selection decisions. AMS Selection Membership Software Selection AMSFestAMSFest brought an energized and inquisitive crowd to Chicago last week.

Free Membership Management Software from Wild Apricot Can Run Your Small Organization

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Thousands of nonprofits use Wild Apricot's software to manage their memberships completely free. software Membership management freeThat’s because Wild Apricot is one of the few membership management providers who offer a completely free account to small organizations for as long as.

5 Little-Known Secrets to Getting More Out of Your Association Management Software


Training Chapter Management Membership Management Software AMS SoftwareAt this moment, you’re staring at a screen. You’re scrolling through this article on your smartphone, or your tablet, or your laptop. An hour ago, yesterday, and last week at this same time, chances are pretty good that you were also staring at a screen, taking advantage of technology to find information or get some work done.

4 Little-Known Services from Your AMS Software Vendor that Will Save You Time and Money


Membership Management Association Management Services AMS SoftwareWhy is the image of a frazzled intern fetching coffee so ubiquitous? We all know that interns have much more to contribute than just coffee runs, but the image endures – in part because it illustrates a few important principles.

Wild Apricot Ranked #1 Membership Management Software Again

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Wild Apricot is proud to be ranked #1 Membership Management Software by Capterra. membership management software

5 Horrific Ways to Royally Mess Up a Membership Software Implementation


Months ago you realized it was time for new membership software—your staff couldn’t easily run reports, you didn’t trust the data you had to make solid decisions, the interface was confusing and, let’s face it, kind of ugly. Membership Software Implementation

25 Outstanding Homeowner Association Software Tools

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re in the market for homeowner association software, here’s a list of 25 options to consider. homeowner-association HOA

Wild Apricot Software: Roadmap Beyond Version 5

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This month in Software News, we look beyond Version 5 to see what''s ahead on our product Roadmap. Wild Apricot

Personalization Tips: How to Reach More Association Members Through your AMS Software


AMS Software Member Experience PersonalizationRemember the good old days when you were researching a vacation in Paris and an ad for Chinese food popped up in your internet browser? Do you miss that? Because I don’t. And neither do your members.

Wild Apricot Is The #1 Most Popular Membership Management Software!

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Here are the highlights of Capterra's recently released Top 20 Most Popular Membership Management Software Solutions, in which Wild Apricot ranked #1! membership management software

3 Simple Ways Software Can Boost Event Registration and Attendance

Wild Apricot Blog

Read the story of David, an event manager, who was able to maximize his annual conference's registrations and attendance using membership management software. David events event management event-manager

Getting Started with Membership Software: An Ultimate Guide Sneak Peek


AMS Implementation Membership Software ImplementationYour Playbook to Getting Started with a New System. The implementation phase is that difficult time where a lot of work has to happen before you can reap the rewards of your new system.

17 Popular Association Management Software (AMS) Options

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like to know more about how association management software can save your association time and money, read on. I’ll explain exactly what it is, what to consider when evaluating options, and 17 of the most popular options to choose from. Association-Management-Softwarwe ams

Is Syncing Your AMS and Accounting Software Necessary?

Association Adviser

One of the largest operating inconveniences associations would like to change is the inability to track revenue and expenses within their financial software system and sync that information with the membership information stored in their association management software system.

Changes in Membership Management Software that Could Impact How You Run Your Association


Analytics Association Trends Membership Management Software“We’re still in the first minutes of the first day of the internet revolution.” Scott Cook, cofounder of Intuit, director of eBay and Procter & Gamble.

The Top 5 Membership Management Software Platforms

Wild Apricot Blog

With almost 200 different membership management software platforms, choosing which is right for your organization is no easy task. To help you pick, here are the top 5 as chosen by Capterra. Membership management top-5 capterna

Moving Membership Software Systems? Watch Out for These 4 Hurdles


It’s time to make sure your organization is prepared for the four biggest challenges in the software migration process. AMS Implementation Membership Software ImplementationSelection is over and your decision is made. Is it time for a breather? No, not yet.

Wild Apricot Software News February 2014

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This month''s Software News offers an update on Version 5 release and a focus on one of Wild Apricot''s services partners. Wild Apricot Software-News

Software News August 2014: Using Wild Apricot’s API

Wild Apricot Blog

The August Software News is all about Wild Apricot''s API: what it is, how it can benefit our customers and examples of API applications for associations, clubs and non-profits. Wild Apricot API

Software News September 2014 – iPhone App Launched

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are details on the launch of our new Wild Apricot mobile app and our long-term mobile roadmap. Wild Apricot

How This Membership Manager Saved 20 Hours a Week Using Software

Wild Apricot Blog

In this post, I’ll show you exactly how Frank, the membership manager of a sailing club, uses software to save him 20 hours worth of administrative tasks every week. membership-manager save-time 20-hours Frank

Researching Online Community Software: Three Must-Ask Questions


Rarely will people, even vendors, talk about buying an online community, because even though you purchase online community software , that is only the foundation. Have you ever noticed the verb used with online communities is always “build?” You build an online community. You build community.

Essential Nonprofit Software of 2014


However, low-cost, nonprofit specific software is becoming more popular, thanks in large part to the rise of software-as-a-service (SaaS). Let’s examine the best nonprofit software of 2014 and how these solutions can address the unique needs of nonprofit organizations.

How to Create an Agile Membership Team to Better Use AMS Software


AMS Selection software selection Change Management Membership Software Selection1 + 1 = 3. Synergy is the purpose of an agile membership team—not budget, not friendship, and not convenience. The aggregate function of a team is to produce results greater than each individual could produce on her own. Easier said than done.

3 Types of Software Nonprofits Should Be Using


But selecting and implementing the right software for your nonprofit is a difficult process, especially now that there are hundreds of vendors in the market. Let’s take a look at three types of business software that can help your organization more effectively fulfill its mission.

Membership Site Software - Build or Buy?

Wild Apricot Blog

Here are some thoughts, tips and resources for organizations considering your membership site software options. membership website software

7 Ways Your Processes Can Help (or Hurt) Your Membership Software Move


Implementing new membership software is an intense time for all involved. Otherwise, unexpected and unwelcome issues could threaten your progress—toward software implementation or down the aisle. Membership Software Implementation

How to Explain a Software Change to Your Members: 3 Tips


Here are a few tips: association management membership management Small Staff Chatter association softwareAre you about to transition from one association management system (AMS) to another? Or better yet, upgrade from a membership spreadsheet to an AMS? If so, congrats!

The Impact of Millennials on Software Adoption


TA: How does something like employee engagement software relate to how companies better work with their employees? Grant: Millennials are very comfortable with technology in general so they would very quickly understand what employee engagement software was meant to do.

Software News June 2014

Wild Apricot Blog

In this issue of Software News, we offer an overview of some of the "onboarding" initiatives and enhancements we''re looking at across all of our Wild Apricot teams. Wild Apricot

Software News October 2014 – Support Solutions

Wild Apricot Blog

In this edition of Software News, we offer an update on challenges we''ve been facing and solutions for improved customer support. Wild Apricot