Entries by Shannon Miller

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INTRODUCING TACKLE’S PODCAST SERIES

Tackle is excited to announce the launch of our new podcast! In our podcast series we plan to explore all things nonprofits and technology, two topics we are very passionate about. We hope to bring insights from our years of experience from technology consulting and our backgrounds in working for nonprofits. From our favorite software […]

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Preparing your employees to work from home

With news of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading into even more communities, talk of the need to work from home is high on everyone’s minds. While some offices are easily set up with the flexibility to work from home, there are many organizations that are not. Can your organization continue with “business as usual” if […]

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Ways to stay productive when working from home

Did you know the Tackle team is spread out across the country? That means we do a lot of remote work, so we are basically experts at working from home. I personally have been working from home in various roles now for over eight years, and I absolutely love it. In fact, my husband also […]

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Nonprofit Technology Conferences for 2020 (and one for 2019) you need to attend

Conferences are a great way to immerse yourself in new ideas, hear top notch speakers, and network. There are many events that focus on nonprofit technology and below we put together a list of some great conferences that are upcoming for 2020, and one that is just a couple weeks away (good news–tickets are still […]

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Data Hygiene: Get your technology systems in top shape for your end-of-year campaign

With end-of-year planning in full swing, don’t forget to add data cleaning to your checklist. You want your technology systems to be in their best shape before your “busy” season begins, so making sure you start putting some processes into play now by practicing good data hygiene so you can guarantee your campaign will run […]

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What to do if you have an urgent technology issue

We’ve all been there. You jump on your website and something is broken and not working. You get an email from a colleague asking if your account has been hacked. You have a donor call and say they keep getting an error when they try to make a donation. It’s all so… alarming. Sometimes it’s […]

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Our favorite peer-to-peer fundraising platforms for nonprofits

Do a quick search and you will discover there are plenty of options when it comes to peer-to-peer fundraising platforms. And, at Tackle, we have worked with a lot of them. The good, the okay, and the “this is amazing.” So far on our journey, these are six of our team’s favorite peer-to-peer systems that […]

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Top 3 Best Practices for a Successful Donation Form

Donation forms are a necessary part of online fundraising. But is your donation form discouraging people from giving online? Whether you are building a donation form from scratch or utilizing an already built online system to help you, make sure you are setting yourself up for success with these three best practices. 1) Less is […]