Easily Identify Personalized Campaign Emails
Kyle | October 20, 2016
Email Campaigns from advocacy vendors have been around for years and generations of staffers have grumbled just as long about what to do with them. Volume is a big problem, but a bigger challenge is the variation. Some advocacy campaign emails are p...
Here, There and Everywhere
Kyle | September 21, 2016
Working in a Congressional office means always being on the go. Fireside21 understands the demands on your time and makes its services available for you anywhere you need them - even while you're away from your desk or outside the office! Whether yo...
New Feature: Batch Administration
Kyle | September 14, 2016
Earlier this year, Fireside21 kicked off the Second Annual Feature Frenzy - an opportunity for Fireside users to vote for which customer-suggested feature ideas we would spend time developing over the next year. The voting may have ended in March, b...
Farewell Summer Interns 2016
Josh | September 09, 2016
Farewell Summer Interns 2016 (photo from our Capitol Hill field trip!) Summertime means the Hill is a quiet place, so at Fireside21 our development team takes advantage of the lull and seizes the opportunity to crank out new features. This year we c...
Introducing the New Inbox for Fireside CRM
Kyle | August 10, 2016
Effectively managing constituent mail is one of the biggest challenges every Congressional office faces. Individual emails, massive advocacy campaigns and good old fashioned snail mail all adds up. Some offices regularly receive more than 1,000 piec...
Bulking Up Bulk Mailings
Kyle | June 15, 2016
When you want to create a proactive mailing to engage your constituents, the best way to do that is with Fireside CRM’s Bulk Mailing builder. You can easily set up a franked mass mailing or a 499 that will be delivered to constituents as email or pr...
Coming Soon: New Inbox for Fireside CRM
Kyle | May 11, 2016
Every congressional office deals with a ton of constituent mail, and the volume is only increasing. With some offices receiving more than 1,000 pieces of mail in a single day, it can be a challenge to keep everything running smoothly. At Fireside21,...
The Frenzied Four
Kyle | March 29, 2016
Voting has ended for the 2nd Annual Fireside21 Feature Frenzy! After five days and nearly 1,500 votes from Fireside clients, four winning customer features have emerged as the cream of the crop. Thank you to everyone for voting! Now that you have de...
The Frenzy of March
Kyle | March 21, 2016
The Annual Fireside21 Feature Frenzy has returned and it’s frenzier than ever! During the Feature Frenzy, you get to vote for customer feature suggestions in four different categories: Casework, Mailroom, Outreach (Website and Newsletter) and People...
The Blackouts are Coming! - A Guide for Blackout Success
Kyle | February 08, 2016
It’s important to set yourself up for success by maximizing your opportunities both in and out of the 2016 Blackout periods. During Blackouts, you are permitted to send 499s and communicate with your opt-in list, so increasing the number of constitu...