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Skvare Nominated for 2021 Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards

Skvare is proud to have been nominated for the 2021 Dallas 100 Entrepreneur Awards, and to be considered for this prestigious recognition, along with Dallas’ most highly respected and inspiring companies. For 31 years, the Caruth Institute for Entrepreneurship at the SMU Cox School of Business and the Dallas 100TM sponsors have celebrated the innovative spirit, determination and business savvy of area entrepreneurs. The Dallas 100 has saluted the diversity, creativity and resolve it takes to create and sustain a successful business in today’s competitive environment. Companies are judged on ...
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Training Video: Doing More with Views, Calendars & Maps

Watch Part 3 of our CiviCRM Entity training series. CiviCRM Entity is a Drupal module that provides enhanced integration with Drupal, allowing developers, site builders, and content creators to utilize powerful Drupal modules including Views, Layout Builder, Media, and Rules. Drupal fields can be added to CiviCRM entity types. It provides Drupal pages and edit forms for all CiviCRM data such as contacts, allowing usage of familiar Drupal content creation tools and workflows. During this training we cover: CiviCRM Entity Leaflet Address module Views Proximity Filter Map markers and Marker ...
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NTC 2021 Training - Best Practices for Tech Audits

We enjoyed leading a workshop on "Is your technology really working? Best Practices for Tech Audits" at the 2021 Nonprofit Technology Conference put on by NTEN. If only you could clone yourself. Organizations often underestimate the potential impact technology has on efficiency and scalability. It isn’t surprising that most organizations aren’t fully optimizing what current technology makes possible. Is there information that would empower your teams to be more effective if accessible anytime, anywhere? Does your organization portray transparency through self-service access to information? Is your team spending unnecessary time ...
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Training Video: Blending CiviCRM Data with Drupal Content

Watch Part 2 of our CiviCRM Entity 3.0 training series. CiviCRM Entity is a Drupal module that provides enhanced integration with Drupal, allowing developers, site builders, and content creators to utilize powerful Drupal modules including Views, Layout Builder, Media, and Rules. Drupal fields can be added to CiviCRM entity types. It provides Drupal pages and edit forms for all CiviCRM data such as contacts, allowing usage of familiar Drupal content creation tools and workflows. During this training we cover: Entity view modes Using Drupal fields and form displays Drupal-based view ...
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New COO Brings in a New Era for Skvare

Skvare today announced that Gena Dellett, one of the industry leaders in open-source software and non-profit technology, has taken the helm as company’s Chief Operations Officer. Gena has been serving as Skvare’s Operations Manager, supporting the growth and leading project delivery for more than two years. Before joining Skvare, Gena led account management for two other web agencies focused in the non-profit sector. Her prior experience at regional non-profits in Southern Colorado in fundraising, with a focus on endowment building, grant writing and grant management gave her valuable experience to ...
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Nonprofit Email Marketing: 7 Things to Try

We teamed up with Techsoup and the NetSquared North Texas Meetup Group to present Nonprofit Email Marketing: 7 Things to Try. Download the presentation slides >> It's not easy keeping your email marketing fresh. After all, our inboxes are constantly bursting at the seams with new messages — so making your email messages stand out is very important, and a constant challenge. If you're looking for some new tricks to try, we have a few suggestions for you. Try a New Look Tighten Up Your Copy Focus on Relevance Reengage ...
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Training Video: Getting Started with CiviCRM Entity 3.0

Watch Part 1 of our CiviCRM Entity 3.0 training series. CiviCRM Entity is the module that provides enhanced integration with Drupal, allowing developers, site builders, and content creators to utilize powerful Drupal modules including Views, Layout Builder, Media, and Rules. Drupal fields can be added to CiviCRM entity types. It provides Drupal pages and edit forms for all CiviCRM data such as contacts, allowing usage of familiar Drupal content creation tools and workflows. During this training we cover: What is a Drupal entity CE = CiviCRM + Entity How to ...
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Relationship Advice: How to get more from your technology partner

We had the privilege of presenting at the DrupalGov Con in 2020 on "Relationship Advice: How to get more from your technology partner." Drupal technology consultants abound with great sales pitches and flashy websites. But, what happens after the contract is signed? Watch the recording to find out how to vet potential partners and get the most out of your relationship before and after the ink has dried. Find out how to avoid surprises, control your budget, ask hard (and potentially awkward) questions, and hold yourself and others accountable. Expect ...
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Accessibility Best Practices

We teamed up with Techsoup and the NetSquared North Texas Meetup Group to present 10 Common Accessibility Issues. We explained what accessibility is related to your online presence and how to identify potential issues. We also reviewed the most common accessibility issues. You may not be able to address all the issues on every part of your website at once but addressing the most critical web accessibility issues can go a long way. We shared ideas on how to prioritize these repairs so organizations can create plan for ongoing monitoring ...
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Getting the most out of CiviCRM Entity 3.0

Ready to take your Drupal 8 (or Drupal 9!) website to the next level with CiviCRM? Then you need the CiviCRM Entity Drupal module. We're pleased to have released version 3.0 earlier this year. Now, it's time for you to learn everything that it can do. Join us for part or all of our upcoming "Using CiviCRM Entity" training series. Part 1: The Basics Wednesday, March 24th, 12-1pm CDT / 5-6pm GMT What is a Drupal entity CE = CiviCRM + Entity How to install CiviCRM Entity THe why and ...
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