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CrimsonFiler Refresher Training on July 1

With the July Quarterly and Mid-Year report due dates coming up, now is a great time to have a refresher training for new and existing staff. CMDI will be hosting a webinar on July 1, 2015 at 2 p.m. EDT to review the steps for filing your FEC report. The webinar will go over how […]

New CrimsonMobile App Available on iTunes

Do you use an iPhone? Take a few minutes to visit the iTunes App store and download the new CrimsonMobile app for iOS devices. In this new release, we made some stability improvements and performance enhancements. We also added the organization name to the CrimsonMobile menu.

Crimson Feature of the Month: Adding 2 Emails on FEC Form 1

How to Add a 2nd Email to the FEC Form 1 in CrimsonFiler In last week’s Tips for Treasurers, the Federal Election Commission explained how to add a second email to a FEC Form 1 (Statement of Organization). This might not sound important, but by providing a second contact to the Statement of Organization, the […]

Crimson Webinar: June 10, 2015

Want to learn more about Crimson or discover how to use our new features? Join the upcoming Crimson webinar on June 10 at 2 p.m. EDT. Crimson Senior Support Staff will host this upcoming Crimson v2 webinar for existing clients. If you would like to join them as they walk through Crimson and point out the […]

Crimson Feature of the Month: Mass Append

Have you ever needed to add a keyword or event details to a large number of records in your database? You should take advantage of one of Crimson’s most popular features – the Mass Append. Through this feature, Crimson users can add or update flags, keywords, notes, tasks, and events in bulk to their People […]

Coming Soon to Crimson

Don’t be surprised if your Crimson platform looks different in the next coming weeks. Major changes are coming to CrimsonRPM, CrimsonMobile, and WidgetMakr that will be rolled out over the next month. WidgetMakr You asked, and we listened. By early April, a new version of Widgetmakr will incorporate new features that WidgetMakr users requested including: […]

Webinar: Walk Through Crimson’s New Features

You’ve read about the new features in Crimson, now you can learn more about them during our upcoming webinars on March 17 and 19. Crimson Senior Support Staff will host two upcoming Crimson v2 webinars for existing clients. If you would like to join them as they walk through Crimson and point out the latest features, […]

Feature of the Month: Eventbrite App

Managing event data can be a struggle for most campaigns since it involves importing and exporting spreadsheets from one system to another. Last week, CMDI announced a new app that syncs Eventbrite to Crimson that makes it easier for campaigns to manage the data needed for compliance as well as the information needed when planning […]

Webinar: Learn about WealthEngine on March 3

Are you using WealthEngine, one of the third-party apps available in the CrimsonMarket? WealthEngine offers Crimson users the ability to identify prospects from their database of high net-worth Republicans. Tomorrow, from 1-2 pm EST, WealthEngine* will hold a webinar on recent changes they have made to FindWealth 8. According to their email announcement: Did You Know? […]


CMDI has teamed with Eventbrite to create a new campaign fundraising data app. The third-part app, called Crimson Market, is designed to make FEC compliance easier by allowing campaigns to “seamlessly import” donors’ Eventbrite information into their Crimson accounts. Read more at Campaigns & Elections

Crimson + Eventbrite Makes Managing Political Events Easier

Managing events on the campaign trail just got easier! CMDI has teamed up with Eventbrite, the popular online ticket service, to provide a new third-party app available at the CrimsonMarket. This collaboration combines the flexibility of Eventbrite’s event management system with the power of the Crimson platform. Through the new Eventbrite app, Crimson users can […]

Crimson Feature of the Month: Creating Amendments in CrimsonFiler

Creating amended reports can be a real hassle for compliance professionals. When you are using a live data set to create FEC reports filing amendments can prove difficult since any given report is a snapshot in time. With an active live data set you can never recreate that snapshot since data is constantly changing; potentially […]

Campaign Data Wherever You Go

Political campaigns stay on-the-go, so it doesn’t make sense for campaign management tools to be limited to a desktop. The new CrimsonMobile app makes your campaign data and reports accessible wherever your cause or candidate takes you. This new native app includes features like Call Sheets, details and directions for events as well as donation […]

Innovating Political Campaign Management

Last spring, CMDI released the second generation of the Crimson platform, the first and only cloud-based political management solution for campaigns of all sizes. After nearly a year of testing, I am proud to announce that Crimson v2 is out of beta today. This is a huge milestone for both CMDI and Republicans as we […]

CrimsonMarket: Extending Functionality of Your Crimson Platform

Last year, CMDI demolished the information silos that traditionally exist in political campaigns with Crimsonv2, the first cloud-based, integrated political enterprise software that allows all campaign data and voter touch points to be shared by every staffer and across all departments. Now CMDI has launched the next milestone for Republican campaigns, committees, and PACs – CrimsonMarket. CrimsonMarket […]

CrimsonMobile is now FREE!

Leverage Crimson’s political fundraising software on your phone or tablet for free.   Heads up Crimson users and anyone interested in Republican fundraising. Today we are pleased to announce that CrimsonMobile is free for all Crimson clients. As of March 1, monthly or yearly subscription fees are a thing of the past. Any Crimson user […]

Political Fundraisers: Start Your Mobile Email Engines

According to Limtus, an email analytics firm who serves over 100K email marketers, Mobile now accounts for the majority of email opens, with a 51% share. That’s an increase of three percentage points since the previous record of 48% from September and October. Desktop opens now make up 31% of opens, while webmail has dipped […]

Mobile Is Changing Political Online Fundraising for 2014

Mobile donation & landing webpages are now more important than ever. We are now past the tipping point for online political fundraising. Mobile email opens reached a new record high of 47% in August 2013, which was up 24% as compared to the same time last year according to e-mail testing and analytics site Litmus. […]

CrimsonFiler is LIVE!

Crimson Clients: You can now log into CrimsonFiler and view your past filings, create new filings, and play and experiment with our shiny new functionality.

Filing an FEC Report Will Never be the Same

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   Tysons Corner, VA, July 17, 2013 – Today CMDI has made the most significant change to how Republican committees file Federal Election Committee (FEC) reports since 1996 when we first invented electronic FEC filing. With the release of CrimsonFiler, preparing and filing an FEC report is now an elegant and easy […]