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Countdown to AUDC13 – Introducing the Mobile App Idol Contest


Continuing our theme of “New for 2013”, this week we are pleased to bring you news of the first AUDC Mobile App Idol Contest. Because who doesn’t love “Idol” and who can live without their smartphone and accompanying apps!

I went right to the source, Don Prodehl, Avectra’s VP of Research and Development to learn more.

If …

Countdown to AUDC13 – What’s the Purple Patch?


One of the new features we’re bringing to AUDC13 is The Purple Patch. What the heck is a Purple Patch I hear you ask? This week I sat down with Craig Dellorso, Avectra’s Chief Customer Officer to find out.

By the way, Craig has attended every AUDC, ever! First as a customer and then as an …

Countdown to AUDC – Location!


I’m so excited about AUDC 13 that this week I put on my AUDC Mickey Mouse Ears and somehow that (magically) reminded me to tell you all about the “WHERE” of AUDC 13.

 I’m not sure anyone really needs an excuse to visit Orlando in March, but if you need any convincing, I made this video …

Countdown To AUDC13 – It’s ON!


The big news this week (in case you haven’t already heard) is that REGISTRATION is OPEN for the Avectra Users & Developers Conference 2013.

In the coming weeks and months I’ll be sharing conference highlights, news of educational sessions, speakers, networking receptions, and “new for this year” specials.

Here are a few of the details of Registration:

We’ve …

A BIG Welcome For Jay Love


You may have seen the press releases, social media announcements and articles bearing the announcement that Jay B. Love (former eTapestry/Blackbaud executive) has joined Avectra as Senior Vice President. While they announce the formalities of Jay’s arrival at Avectra, they don’t fully convey how absolutely thrilled we are to have someone as knowledgeable, experienced and …

5 Ways To Leverage Social CRM To Drive Community Interaction and Member Engagement


Social media certainly provides powerful opportunities to send member engagement soaring, thanks to the natural connections that arise from posting, sharing, linking and “liking.” But in order to best take advantage of these new ways to develop a two-way dialogue with members and boost their loyalty to the organization, you’ll need to develop a strong, …

Social CRM – The Heroes Have Landed!


Last month, I introduced you to our range of Social CRM initiatives and educational offerings brought to you by Avectra in partnership with SocialFish and Chess Media. And this range would not be complete without the groundbreaking new 10-part Be A Social Hero series.  Why “Heroes”? I hear you ask (no, my superpower is not …

Top Ten Tips for NTEN







The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco is right around the corner. The Avectra team is excited about the conference and the opportunity to network with colleagues and clients from around the country. This year’s conference is a jam-packed with great sessions focusing on non-profit technology and the opportunity to learn about new product …