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New Tools Coming This Summer

Twitter bird relaxingThis summer, we're working hard to add a lot of great new features to ARCOS that make it easier for you to raise more money and engage your supporters online through your website and social networks. Keep an eye on your email for updates in the weeks ahead about these new tools:

  • Tracking Offline Donations
    Get a complete view of your donors' giving history. Key in or batch import records of donations made offline by cash, check, or other methods.
  • Taking Member Records To The Next Level
    Get ready for a whole new view of your supporters! We're greatly expanding the amount of information we store about your list members so you have all the data you need at your fingertips for targeting and prospecting.
  • Keeping Your Data Clean
    We're expanding our duplicate cleanup tool so you can see perfectly how many supporters you have.
  • Deeper Social Network Integration
    Stay ahead of the curve!

    Donations on Facebook
    Embed donation forms directly on Facebook. See in beta now!

    Support for Google+
    The hottest new social networking site on the web

As always, your feedback is invaluable. For more information, for a demonstration of these tools, or just to share your thoughts, please contact us.

Selena Gomez Fans Surpass Barack Obama Fans on Facebook, Plus Three Social Media Survey Finds

31 Other Latino Celebrities Among Top 1,000 Facebook Fan Pages

Latino Facebook Users Grew 167% Compared to 21% Among Non-Hispanics

Graph: Selena Gomez Fans Surpass Barack Obama Fans on Facebook
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Plus Three recently conducted a survey of social networking sites to determine the growth of this valuable media tool for Latinos. Among the more interesting findings, actress and singer Selena Gomez has passed a significant milestone on Facebook by surpassing Barack Obama with 22.5 million fans. A total of 32 Latino celebrities are among the top 1,000 Facebook fan pages, the survey finds.

"Latino Facebook users grew 167% compared to 21% among non-Hispanics from April 2010 to April 2011 according to comScore," said Juan Proaño, President, Plus Three. "Latinos are using Facebook to stay connected with family and friends and to stay connected with their identity. Any organization that wants to stay in touch with a Latino audience will need to focus its outreach on using Facebook and social media in order to stay relevant today."

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Plus Three Revamps 68-Year-Old National Peace and Social Justice Organization’s Online Presence merges Plus Three’s cutting-edge web tools with FCNL’s half-century of peace and social justice advocacy work

Plus Three recently completed a full revamp of the Friends Committee on National Legislation’s (FCNL) web presence.

FCNL fields the largest team of registered peace lobbyists in Washington. Since 1943, the organization has merged Quaker values of peace, equality, simplicity, and truth with a broad social justice agenda.  Over the years, the organization had amassed thousands of online content items spread over a number of systems and databases. Plus Three migrated over 3,000 stories to its ARCOS platform—which provides content management, fundraising and advocacy tools, and email delivery in a single platform—and refreshed with a modern, strategic design that incorporates social media tools.

Jim Cason, FCNL's Associate Executive Secretary for Campaigns, explains:

"Plus Three's integrated approach to communications has helped FCNL to significantly expand our online advocacy and fundraising. The Plus Three team has a client-focused approach to communication that focused on what we needed to do in order to accomplish our goals as an organization. I particularly appreciate their focus on designing the technology solutions to accomplish the goals we set out for the project."

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