Pros and Cons of FileMaker

Have you ever wanted a custom app for your business? Claris FileMaker may be the tool for you? What is FileMaker? Claris the dogcow#deepcut Apple old timers might remember Claris, its office software wing, spun off as a subsidiary in 1987. During the late 90s, when Apple nearly went kaput, Claris changed its name to…

Making the Most of G-Suite

G-Suite is a great package of office applications option for small teams. It is cheap, user friendly, and pretty familiar to a lot of users (so less training time). But a tool is only as good as the hand that holds it. Here are a few tips for getting the most out G-Suite for your…

Selecting the Best CRM for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofits need a CRM. (Click here to find out why.) But which one? It all depends on your needs, goals, and budget. The list below comes from our own internal database of strong nonprofit CRMs. It is regularly updated. Check it out to get some ideas to help you orient yourself before doing further research.…

What is a Database

At its most fundamental level, a database is a system for storing and organizing information. That box of 3×5 cards your grandmother kept all her recipes in? That’s a database. Knowing a bit about how databases work can help you know how best to use them for your small team. There are basically three types…

Three Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs a CRM

Now, I know what you may be thinking: Why the hecks does my overworked team need yet another acronym? Actually, if you are reading this, your first thought might be: What the hecks is a CRM? (We’ll talk about your grammar later.) If you are a nonprofit, CRM stands for Constituent Relationship Management. In the world of business,…