Cloud for Good



Apps for Good: Conga Composer

AppExtremes is the company behind the Conga suite of solutions: Conga Composer, Conga Mail Merge, Conga Courier, Conga Conductor, and Conga Workflow. Our flagship product, Conga Composer, is the most popular document generation app on the Salesforce AppExchange and has consistently been in the AppExchange Top Ten since Conga Composer launched in 2007. Conga Composer makes it easy to retrieve your data from and merge that data into sophisticated documents, whether Word, Excel, PowerPoint or PDF. You can then print it, store it locally or in Salesforce, or send it via email. Conga Composer will also log activities, create follow up tasks and even update fields.

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Apps for Good: Apsona for Salesforce

As an application, Salesforce has a lot of breadth and depth to it. There are some areas, though, where enhancements make Salesforce even more easy to use, and Apsona for Salesforce endeavors to fill those gaps. Apsona is a browser-based application that creates a layer on top of Salesforce, and adds many features that make Salesforce more usable. Here are some examples of situations which are handled more easily with Apsona for Salesforce.

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How IDEX Uses Email Marketing to Engage Their Supporters

IDEX is a San Francisco based non-profit organization that promotes sustainable solutions to poverty by providing long-term grants and access to resources to locally run organizations in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Like many NPO’s, IDEX leverages technology to help their small staff promote their message and engage their supporters. And, of course, they must do all this while also keeping costs down and maximizing their return. Using the combined power of Salesforce CRM and VerticalResponse for AppExchange, IDEX is able to maintain a successful email marketing program that contributes to a large increase in their online fundraising efforts and supporter engagement. Even better, IDEX is able to take advantage of VerticalResponse’s non-profit program, enabling them to send up to 10,000 emails per month absolutely free (a monthly savings of $120).

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Apps for Good – Salesforce Applications for Nonprofits Series Kick Off

This blog post kicks off a series of posts called “Apps for Good” where awesome AppExchange providers like Click and Pledge, Cirrus Insight, Vertical Response, Affinaquest, and AppExtremes (the Conga Composer guys) will guest post about their applications and how nonprofit and educational organizations can use them to collect online donations, integrate with Google Apps, or send mass emails.

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Don’t Have An App Attack!

With more than 1,300 available apps and after more than one million downloads, it makes sense to see what the AppExchange has to offer for a nonprofit and educational organizations. Here are a few applications we like and often implement for our clients.

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