The Mysamaris team is comprised of diverse talents joined together by their dedication to serving the nonprofit world. Understanding your organization is unique and that you need flexibility, Mysamaris offers custom, phased approaches to creating sustainable, results-oriented paths for your online success.
Mysamaris has the knowledge in web design, development, and strategy to bring your cause, your story, and your organization together with focused, revenue-generating solutions for a return on your online fundraising investment.
Services and Skills
Social Media Optimization
Mysamaris develops comprehensive social networking strategies that reflect each organization’s unique mission.
We believe in the benefits of communicating directly with constituents. Engaging with their thoughts, concerns and expectations directly will empower them as your advocates in the social media world.
Mysamaris will assess your organization’s current involvement with social media and provide side-by-side support and custom tools for improving your presence. Whether you need us to manage the entirety of your organization’s social networking, educate staff for better results, or help determine which platforms to focus on, we are ready to work as part of your team. We can even build your organization’s first social media presence and aid in social media policy creation.
In complement to the social media strategy and optimization services provided by the Mysamaris social media team, we can also create and manage targeted advertising campaigns. Mysamaris will help you design visually appealing Facebook advertisements that will grow your fan base and increase traffic to your website. We can even create custom landing pages within Facebook, allowing you to immediately start the constituent engagement process the moment your ads are clicked.
The best websites are database driven systems with extensive backend tools to enforce design standards and facilitate rapid deployment of dynamic and engaging content. Selecting the right content management system (CMS) for your organization’s website is crucial.
Mysamaris works with you to get the best resources and tools available to fit the needs and budget of your organization. The process may seem overwhelming, but by focusing on your priorities and goals, and utilizing our expert knowledge of the available platforms, we will find the best fit, whether it is Blackbaud Luminate; or another platform, for your organization’s success.
Not only is your website the virtual headquarters of your organization, it is also a gateway for the potential beneficiaries of the services you provide. By examining the performance of your site and the behavior of your visitors, you can learn how to improve your cash flow as well as how to better serve your constituents. Do you need a platform upgrade? Maybe you just need advice on getting the most out of Blackbaud Luminate, Drupal, WordPress or something else?
Let us help you build the site of your dreams on the budget you have today.
Your members, donors, advocates, and volunteers want to be informed. They want to know about your services, new information and how they can help. The more you keep them up to date, the happier they will be.
The kind of on-going, interactive relationships that benefit both your constituents and your missions require a cohesive online strategy including outbound email campaigns, online awareness building through banner campaigns, blogs, and widgets; interactive media outreach through eCards, photo-essays and videos promoting your organization and encouraging your constituents to participate further in your cause.
Our fully integrated team of designers and developers work collaboratively, to make sure that each element in your website flows to the next. We pride ourselves on creating user friendly, attractive, and innovative websites to our customers’ full satisfaction. Whether we redesign, design your website from scratch, or integrate new functionality, you can be sure that your organization’s needs are considered at every step of the way so that we can deliver the best solution.
Tracking key website visitor metrics is essential to maintaining a successful website. Mysamaris will help you set up, configure, maintain and make sense out of your websites analytics platform. We will help you track conversion goals and constituent engagement pathway funnel reports so that you can see when, why and how people are interacting with your website.
Mysamaris retains certified Google Analytics staff who stay on top of the latest developments in the product and who can make sure you are getting the most useful information out of your web data.
Search Engine Optimization
SEO is a process that starts in the planning phase and goes on long after your site has launched. Steadily improving your organic search rankings is both an art and a science. It’s a combination of site design best practices, strategic thinking and the collective results of a million little tips and tricks. The Mysamaris SEO team will spare you the hassle of staying on top of the latest Google algorithm changes. We will monitor and continually improve your site to help you meet your SEO goals. Most importantly, we will always remember that nothing improves your search rankings more than compelling, relevant content that engages your existing constituents and attracts new visitors.
Custom WP Plugins
Working with Blackbaud and WordPress development standards, Mysmaris has developed custom plugins to help you use Luminate Online elements directly in your WordPress site. No more need to format a pagebuilder page to match your site, these forms work inside your site and are customized to inherit the styles of the WordPress template you already use!
WordPress plugins are small programs or scripts written in PHP that you install into a WordPress site. A lot like plugins for your browser, they enable your site to do things it doesn’t normally do. In this case that’s pass information back and forth to the Luminate Online system via Blackbaud’s API code.
Our plugins are designed for versatility and are readily customized by us so that they exactly meet your needs, including custom levels of usability, customizability and user friendliness tailored to match your organization’s situation.
Tight deadlines, rapid-fire deliverables, demanding requirements, and complicated technology: the success of projects of your organization requires that the best creative and innovative minds to be paired with the most knowledgeable and dedicated project managers available.
With this in mind, Mysamaris provides project managers for every project. At any phase, from inception to post-completion analysis, a Mysamaris project manager will be there for you. They will keep you up to date on progress and be ready to get answers for any questions you may have.
Through reliable cross-platform testing and an understanding of email standards and practices, Mysamaris can provide newsletters, email campaigns and automated engagement sequences that are visually distinctive while staying content rich and reliably readable on all major email platforms. We also make sure that you get reliable metrics on delivery statistics and traffic to your website.
Search Marketing for Nonprofits
Did you know that Google gives away $10,000 worth of monthly advertising credit to qualifying nonprofits? The Google Grants program can translate into a huge (free!) boost in relevant traffic to your website. Mysamaris works with its clients to guide them through the Google Grants application process ensuring that no delays occur. Once approved, Mysamaris will help your organization strategically set up its advertising campaigns. Already have Google Grants? The Mysamaris search marketing team is experienced in making sure you are getting the most value out of your grant.
Mysamaris is a certified Google Engage program partner.
Mysamaris can also help you set up and optimize paid search advertising campaigns on other platforms such as the Microsoft AdCenter which renders ads on Bing and Yahoo.
Online fundraising is crucial for your cause and can give your organization the opportunity for worldwide recognition and support. Your organization’s donors deserve the easiest possible donation experience. That’s why Mysamaris works with you step by step to set up or optimize your online transaction process, making it as streamlined as possible for your donors. We offer expertise in powerful tools, like Blackbaud Luminate , CiviCRM among others that can allow your organization to accept memorial and tribute gifts and set up recurring donations.
EVENT FUNDRAISING AND REGISTRATION
Need an event right now? We can also assist you in taking your event strategies to the next level by hosting a completely virtual event, enabling you to reach a new group of constituents, while saving you the overhead of a physical event.
Your data is one of your most valuable assets, but if your organization is like most organizations, you have bits of it all over the place and the opportunity to learn from it is getting lost. We can help you get all of your mission critical data synched up and working for you. With a focus on quality assurance, we can help you integrate or migrate your data platforms into a cohesive 360 degree view of your constituents and their interactions with your organization so that you can make informed, strategic decisions.
E-commerce platforms must provide your customers with quick, easy and logical systems to make purchases or payments online. They also include the capabilities to keep track of how, when and why your customers are making their transactions. Mysamaris can help you choose the right e-commerce platform for your organization and take them from concept to live site in no time.
Website Quality Assurance
Mysamaris practices robust QA processes that include functionality and user scenario test cases, cross-platform testing, load/speed testing, and user interface consistency. Our cross-platform testing has become more extensive with tools to QA on 700+ possible platform and browser combinations as needed. We track all issues to completion from 404’s to typos. While professional QA comes with every Mysamaris website deployment project, we can be retained to provide thorough QA services on projects deployed by others as an additional independent resource.
Custom Data And Analysis
Mysamaris can produce custom reports that clearly illustrate your organization’s progress towards its goals and which bring to light hidden data trends you may not have noticed. We believe a report should be intelligent, scientific, intuitive to read and whenever possible, visually engaging. We can create everything from automatic recurring data pulls for your daily touch point meetings to comprehensive, graphic dashboards that you can take to the board meeting.
We provide in depth data-driven interpretation, analysis and recommendations based on our years of experience and our deep and up-to-date understanding of the nonprofit sector.
The Mysamaris reports development team has many years of experience creating custom Crystal Reports for databases of all sizes.