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Campaigns & Elections: Building & Managing Your Digital Campaign Team

Jack Simms, Vice President of Product Development at CMDI, penned an article for Campaigns & Elections magazine on how campaigns can build a strong digital team even when you aren’t familiar with the digital world.  It’s increasingly difficult to run a winning campaign without the help of good digital staff. A proper campaign will need […]

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.

New WidgetMakr Features Released This Week

You asked, and we listened. The next time you log into WidgetMakr, it might look a little different. This week, a new version was deployed that includes several new features requested by the WidgetMakr community. Provide Custom Donation Amounts with the Spark Giving Matrix Never ask for too much or too little again! Through the […]

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: […]

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 […]

Eventbrite + CMDI Launch the 1st App for Political Events

For Immediate Release February 24, 2015 CMDI + Eventbrite Partner to Bring Best-in-Class Tools to Political Organizers  Partnership provides fundraisers with seamless integration of event data directly into Crimson   (Washington, D.C.) February 24, 2015 – Managing events on the campaign trail just got easier for Republicans thanks to a new integration launching today from […]

Austin James Joins CMDI as Digital Director

CMDI today announced that well-regarded industry professional Austin James has joined the firm as Digital Director. In this role, James will work closely with CMDI’s product development and digital communication teams to oversee the continued innovation of CMDI’s cloud-based campaign software. “Austin is a consummate professional with a highly regarded record of innovation in the […]

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 […]

WidgetMakr Rolls Out New Enhancements in Time for Busy December Giving Season

More than 30% of all charitable gifts are made during the month of December, and the busy holiday season can make or break the budgets for nonprofit organizations. Now, a new release of WidgetMakr enhances the tracking and search features of the online donation platform and provides additional options to make giving easier for your […]

Spark is the latest Republican secret fundraising weapon

Tysons Corner, VA, May 28, 2013 – CMDI has launched what could become one of the most important online fundraising tools of the 2014 election cycle, Spark™ Smart Donation Forms. Much like Amazon’s recommendation engine that suggests products that will most likely appeal to a shopper based on their past shopping behavior, Spark looks at […]

CMDI unveils Crimson v2, the first major milestone in the Republican Victory in ‘16 Technology Roadmap

Crimson v2 brings RNC’s Growth & Opportunity Project technology plan to life.   Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Tysons Corner, VA– Just in time for the 2014 election cycle, CMDI, the leading Republican technology provider, is turning the vision of the Republican National Committee’s Growth & Opportunity Project into a reality with the release of Crimson […]

CMDI unveils Crimson v.2

Crimson v.2 brings RNC’s Growth & Opportunity Project technology plan to life.   Today CMDI releases Crimson v2 — taking campaign technology to a new level. Bringing the RNC’s Growth & Opportunity Project to life, Crimson v2 provides a new, improved platform for campaigns’ messaging, operations, and technology. Exciting new features give you the tools […]

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 […]

Give Real-Time Feedback on Tonight’s State of the Union Address

Are you looking for a more dynamic way to engage your campaign’s supporters? See BUZZERandBELL in action tonight during the State of the Union address. BUZZERandBELL lets you turn any video into a 2-way communication tool. Tonight is your opportunity to “buzz” or “bell” President Obama during tonight’s State of the Union speech. Click here […]

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. […]

By Helping Republicans Increase Fundraising by $1 Billion, CMDI Joins the Inc. 5000 List

Tysons Corner, VA, August 20, 2013 – Today CMDI has been named as the only Republican political software firm to be listed on the annual Inc. 5000 ranking of America’s fastest growing private companies. Our success is really a reflection of our enabling Republican campaigns, committees & PACs to maximize their fundraising effectiveness,” said John […]

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.

CrimsonFiler is here!

We have some exciting news. Today we are announcing the most significant change to how Republican committees file FEC reports since 1996 when we first invented electronic FEC filing. I’d like to present you with CrimsonFiler. Preparing and filing an FEC report has never been easier or more elegant.