Your data is your most valuable asset, but without proper data hygiene routines, it can be a real struggle to gather the data you need. Strict timelines can make your search for the right data even more stressful.
Data management is what CMDI does best. As such, we are experts at cleaning up data before it goes into our database and on an ongoing basis while it resides there. So you don’t need to worry about duplicate, disparate, or just plain disorganized data. You can focus on what’s really important to you – fundraising.
Merge / Purge
CMDI processes hundreds of lists a week for clients prospecting the commercial list market.
Our efficient merge/purge process standardizes incoming files, eliminates duplicated records and suppresses existing donors within 48 hours of request.
Over a 16 month period, CMDI received 1,361 files containing names of nearly 70 million prospective donors for a single client.
After complex suppressions and the merge/purge process, our client mailed 42 million prospects, saving themselves unnecessary postal costs, as well as saving their prospects the hassle of receiving duplicated mailings.
NCOALink (TM) Processing
CMDI offers change-of-address (NCOALink) processing. Our internally developed software processes data against the 0-18 month United States Postal Service (R) Change-of-Address database and returns the original addresses as well as the new addresses.
Advantages of NCOALink Processing:
1. Decreases mail Costs by reducing the number of undeliverable pieces
2. Creates a cleaner database by keeping all address information current
3. Allows organizations to maintain contact with their customers* The following trademarks are owned by the United States Postal Service(R): USPS(R), NCOALink(TM), CASS(TM), CASS Certified(TM). CMDI is a non-exclusive Limited Service Provider Licensee of the United States Postal Services. The pricing for NCOALink Services are not established, controlled, or approved by the United States Postal Service.