Waltham, Mass. and San Francisco - Dec. 14 2009 - Harvest Solutions and the Salesforce.com Foundation, the global leader in integrating philanthropy and business, today announced that Harvest Solutions has joined the Salesforce.com Foundation's Power of Us Partner program. With Harvest Solutions consulting services, nonprofit organizations can improve internal processes, gain efficiencies, and save money on data management solutions by moving to cloud computing.
Harvest Solutions has extensive experience with a variety of nonprofit clients and a focus on neighborhood development organizations. It has been engaged by its clients to manage after school programs, classes and neighborhood volunteers. As a Power of Us partner, Harvest Solutions offers a 30 percent discount to nonprofit organizations off of its standard consulting rate. Additionally, the Salesforce.com Foundation offers 10 free licenses to nonprofit organizations as well as a discount on any additional licenses.
"Our staff understands the importance of giving back to the community which is evident in the number of nonprofits our staff members support with their time and financial commitment," said Sid Lejfer, president, Harvest Solutions. "Our participation in the Power of Us will now allow us to bring our professional expertise to the Salesforce.com Foundation nonprofit community."
The Power of Us partner program is designed to increase the impact of the Salesforce.com Foundation on the global nonprofit community by increasing the number of technology partners to provide add-on services and products to non-profits further enhancing their ability to solve problems faster using world class tools. The Salesforce.com Foundation also mentors companies to successfully incorporate salesforce.com's 1/1/1 integrated corporate philanthropy model - 1% Time, 1% Equity and 1% Product - so that they too can do well, while doing good. Today there are more than 100 companies around world that are part of the Salesforce.com Foundation's Power of Us program.
"The Salesforce.com Foundation's Power of Us initiative allows our partners like Harvest Solutions to join us in helping nonprofits utilize technology to empower their missions. With Harvest Solutions implementing an integrated philanthropy model, there will be an even greater impact on the nonprofit community long term," said Suzanne DiBianca, executive director, Salesforce.com Foundation. "We applaud Harvest Solutions for contributing its services and employee time to nonprofits that may benefit from its consulting expertise."
About the Salesforce.com Foundation
The Salesforce.com Foundation is the global leader in integrating philanthropy and business through its 1/1/1 integrated philanthropy model http://www.sharethemodel.org. The 1/1/1 model harnesses the power of salesforce.com's people and technology through 1% Time, 1% Equity and 1% Product to increase the effectiveness of nonprofits in pursuing their social missions. Since the Foundation's inception in 1999, employees have given more than 165,000 hours of their time; more than 7,300 nonprofits in 70 countries are using donated and discounted Salesforce CRM licenses as part of the Foundation's 1% Product Donation Program http://www.salesforcefoundation.org/product; and numerous organizations are benefiting from technology-related grants. For more information on the Salesforce.com Foundation, please visit http://www.salesforcefoundation.org.
Waltham, MA, November 3, 2009 - Harvest Solutions
today announced a comprehensive set of new marketing services for its clients. The new marketing offerings are designed to maximize the inherent marketing functionality of Salesforce.com, combined with complementary tools, to deliver a closed-loop marketing system that drives leads and revenue.
The key to marketing success requires an integrated methodology, utilizing the right tools, and then applying them with consistent effort. To meet the increasing marketing needs faced by customers, Harvest Solutions will utilize Vertical Response and HubSpot to deliver a tightly-integrated approach to Internet marketing, lead generation and management. VerticalResponse is a leading provider of self-service email marketing, online surveys and direct mail services empowering small businesses to easily create, manage and analyze their own direct marketing campaigns. HubSpot is an inbound marketing tool that helps companies get found online. HubSpot helps convert traffic into leads and paying customers through website optimization, social media management, optimized landing pages, lead intelligence and marketing analytics. The combined solution enables closed-loop marketing, linking lead intelligence from your website and campaigns into Salesforce, and generating detailed marketing reports showing which leads or campaigns are producing customers.
"We often find our clients are looking to improve the usage of their CRM system - typically in relation to campaigns and marketing efforts," said Sid Lejfer, president of Harvest Solutions. "By offering these marketing services, we'll be able to help our clients launch an integrated and streamlined marketing effort."
Harvest Solutions is teaming up with Jeff Scholes, founder of Scholes Marketing, to provide these comprehensive marketing services. Jeff brings over 10 years of experience successfully leading marketing efforts for B2B software and technology companies.
"I'm thrilled to be partnering with Harvest Solution. One of the biggest marketing challenges I see with customers involves the ability to effectively manage their online presence and easily capture, analyze, measure and report on marketing performance. With the right tools in place, and the right lead generation and Internet marketing programs, companies become better positioned to quickly make informed decisions and confidently know when marketing efforts need to be fine-tuned, repeated or ended."
Marketing consulting services will include optimizing and managing website and Internet marketing, defining and creating the right mix of lead generation tactics, analyzing and measuring marketing performance, and reinforcing these marketing efforts through compelling marketing communications including blogs and social media. All services -from strategic plan development to tactical execution- are intended to help increase leads and sales revenue through a closed-loop marketing approach to marketing.
About Harvest Solutions
At Harvest Solutions, our goal is to build a CRM system for your organization that will help you analyze your customers and opportunities, follow fast moving trends and identify and strengthen successful marketing programs. With our planned and phased approach, we will help your company launch a CRM initiative efficiently by examining your current business, sales, marketing, and customer service processes. We are a group of responsive and knowledgeable professionals with a clear course of action to your CRM project. Harvest Solutions is a certified business partner for Salesforce.com and Microsoft Dynamics CRM. For more information, please visit our website at http://www.harvestsolutions.net or call us at (781) 530-3736.