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How to Prepare Your NPO for the Post-Summer Months

And just like that, summer has come to an end and the fall is already here. Have you started thinking about your membership and renewal campaigns for this year? How are you going to promote them? What tools are you going to use? No need to panic— we've got you covered! We've prepared a checklist for you to make sure that your year starts out on the right foot.

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News You Don't Want to Miss

This summer, the team at Yapla was hard at work. We changed our name, got a new look and made our platform even better by adding new features. See what's new and what we have in store for you this fall.

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Your nonprofit's platform just got a new look

A few weeks ago, our CEO Pascal Jarry told you about our name change and a new interface for the platform. Today, we are proud to be introducing you to this new interface. In fact, you will be able to use it starting right now!

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memboGo becomes Yapla

In January 2013, we launched the memboGo project, an all-in-one web-based software application for NPOs. Building on our experience in developing transactional websites since 2007, our ambition was to broaden access to digital technology for non-profit organizations.

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Les évolutions memboGo - Juin 2019

Les nouvelles fonctions vous permettront de faciliter la gestion des reçus, optimiser l'inscription à vos événements ainsi qu'améliorer vos formulaires.

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Les évolutions memboGo - Février 2019

Pour commencer efficacement la semaine, nous vous présentons les dernières nouveautés sur votre plateforme memboGo. Nous espérons que ces fonctions faciliteront grandement votre quotidien ! 

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memboGo's newest features - January 2019

As you may know, we are constantly updating your management platform in order to facilitate even more your nonprofit's day-to-day. The holiday period was no exception: you will find below the newest features available on memboGo!

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7 steps to take for you NPO in 2018

The start of a new year is, of course, an opportunity to make new resolutions. And that applies to your NPO, too! Here are seven initiatives we recommend to help your organization or foundation ‒ whether big or small ‒ go a step further in 2018.

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How to Create an Effective Email Campaign

At the end of the year, you're most likely getting ready to send out your holiday greetings to your community. Luckily, it couldn't be easier to create an email campaign these days, but knowing how to develop an effective campaign is essential.

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New memboGo now features

We're helping Santa this year by fulfilling wishes from the memboGo community. Here’s our list of keywords that describe the new functions available in memboGo.

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The Most Important KPIs for Your Organization

Key Performance Indicators, or KPIs, allow you to measure the success of a project or communication campaign. They are measurements that you can monitor regularly and which help you make better decisions on a daily basis. Let's take a look at which indicators you should focus on and how to track them.

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Why Your NPO's Data is Your Biggest Asset

In the nonprofit sector, we're hearing more and more about data: big data,data philanthropy ... In a world where public funding is increasingly difficult to access, associations and foundations must typically turn to self-financing or to private donors who often request information about the organization's impact, before all else. Your NPO's data can help you address specific issues, for example, by helping you identify opportunities or prove how important your initiatives are.

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Create a Website for Your NGO in Five Simple Steps

Whether you're revamping your NGO's website or launching your first website, the trick is to equip your organization with a valuable tool without allocating too many resources to it. Through our experience working with NGOs, we've identified the steps to keep in mind to make the process simple and efficient, allowing you to attain your objective of having a site that helps your NGO fulfil its mission.

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The Best memboGo Features to Kick Off the Year on the Right Foot

September is always a busy month, filled with board meetings, the return of volunteers and membership renewals. To save you time (and money!), here are our favorite features in memboGo that make all the difference in your NPO’s day-to-day management.

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Association des Biologistes du Québec: Using digital tools to offer more to members, for less

Since the 1970s, the Association des Biologistes du Québec has worked to support the profession of biologists and to increase its visibility among the general public.

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7 Steps to Implementing a Simple and Effective Marketing Strategy for Your Organization

For associations, foundations and any other type of NGO, growth first occurs by leveraging a network of close contacts, such as the team's family, volunteers and board members’ contacts. To expand this circle and reach a larger audience, without direct solicitation on the NGO's part, a marketing strategy is essential.

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Transform your association website into a management software

A compelling website is truly a development opportunity for NPOs. It not only helps organizations position themselves, specifically by promoting their initiatives, but it also has the potential to increase revenues by making services more accessible.

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Our Best Social Media Tips for Your NPO

Nearly all NPOs – whether it’s a professional association, a foundation or a community organization – are present on social media. But, no matter the objective or how different platforms are used, managing social media is often very time-consuming for NPOs. Here are a few tricks to get the most of social media, in less time.

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How to Increase Your Organization's Membership

While grants and donations constitute a source of funding for many NPOs, the amounts collected are dependent on third parties, which makes funding unpredictable. By contrast, memberships are the sole responsibility of the organization. Depending on the steps it takes to maintain its member base, the organization can rely on membership revenues for its annual budget. So how do you increase your membership numbers?

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Tips for Better Managing your NPO's Members

Properly managing members is crucial to an NPO's success.   On the one hand, many organizations are founded with the goal of coming together and helping a specific community to flourish. From that point on, members are at the heart of the organization's mission and strategy. On the other, members represent a significant revenue source as a result of dues and the purchasing of the services offered.

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Alliance Chorale du Québec: from a century to another, how to make your nonprofit timeless and relevant

Charles Decroix is the CEO of Alliance Chorale du Québec, a nonprofit founded in 1975 to promote the practice of choral singing in Quebec.

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memboGo announces a new partnership with Jamespot in order to expand its offer to non-profits

Montréal, Canada, May 10th 2017: memboGo, the all-in-one management solution for nonprofits, now lets organizations of the plural sector integrate their Jamespot account, the professional social network, with the memboGo platform. 

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10 Tips for a Successful Online Fundraiser

Using the internet to collect donations has become the norm. The technology is there – now you just need to know how to use it. Here are 10 tips on how to run a successful online fundraiser.

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Online Charitable Donations 101

Since founding the HPJ Agency more than 10 years ago, I have worked with hundreds of organizations to help them carry out their fundraisers. Over time, my experience in the sector led me to develop specialized software for that exact purpose. The software is now sold under the names memboGo, memboGo P2P and HPJCC. In the coming months, I will be writing five articles explaining how it works and the best methods for successfully managing fundraisers online. With this first article, I hope to give you a better understanding of the different ways you can manage donations via the internet.

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How to Use memboGo While Keeping your Current Website

If you manage a nonprofit, such as an association or a foundation, the internet is a strategic tool for reaching your goals.

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The Origins of memboGo

In the summer of 2007, I was putting the finishing touches on a business plan for a brand new, freshly incorporated entity, HPJ Solutions Inc. After having worked in the world of large corporations as a young IT technician for more than 12 years, including a number of years in Europe, I gave myself the mission to help small and medium-sized Canadian companies access high value-added technological products and services.

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Google Ad Grants, pour votre organisation

Google Ad Grants est une version de Google AdWords destinée aux organisations à but non lucratif, qui permet aux organismes éligibles de promouvoir gratuitement, leurs initiatives  sur son moteur de recherche.

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