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Looking back before leaping forward

I don’t think there’s anyone who will put forward an argument that 2016 was boring.From the arts (RIP Bowie, Prince and others) to global politics (refugees, Brexit, U.S. election) it was a wild one, with enough twists and turns for a really…

Tips for attending AFP Congress 2014

The thought of being out of the office for multiple days can be somewhat daunting however, with a few helpful tips your time spent can be well utilized and very rewarding. So change your voicemail and put your out of office on, here are five…

AFP Congress Toronto 2014 - worth a stop at booth 111

Attending the 2014 AFP Congress in Toronto from November 24 to 26? If so, make sure you come by and see Prime Data at booth #111 to learn about how we can help you build the strongest donor relationships possible with our Direct Mail - Online…

Tips for Preparing Data for Mailings

As a data programmer I am often asked what it is I do. The simple answer: I prepare databases for mailings with major charities and corporations. At Prime Data, we receive files in many forms: dBase, CSV, TXT, MDB, DAT and XML to mention a…

If only 6.4% of donations are online, what raises money?

Did you know that in 2013 only 6.4% of overall fundraising revenue, excluding grants, was raised online? I recently discovered this fact when I reviewed blackbaud Inc.’s 2013 Charitable Giving Report.The goal of this Report is to provide an…

Admail postage prices drop for DM Fundraising in 2015.

Great news! As of January 15, 2015 fundraisers will see a reduction of 3.5% in postal rates for Admail. With these rate reductions, fundraisers can invest in more printing and mailing services to communicate with new and existing donors.The…