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Non-Profit Organisations; Face The Future, Or Be Trapped In The Past

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More often than not, the time for change in business (as in life) comes at an unexpected turn, and it’s true that not everything can be planned for. However, when it comes to the approach of companies in need of updating, what the arrival…
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7 Ways Submit Can Help You Build A Better Collaborative Review

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If your business has to make any decision in a team, that’s a collaborative review. But the more people involved in a review, the longer the process, right? Not necessarily. Building a collaborative review doesn’t need to add more…

5 Signs Your Grant Management Process Is Broken (And How To Fix it)

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Grantmaking is a ‘learn on the fly’ endeavour, and unless you’ve been doing it for decades, you likely rely on trial and error methods to get the work done. But building the grant is only half the battle. When the applications roll…
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Benefits Of The Innovation Portal

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As technology changes and accelerates at an even faster pace around the world, there will always be new elements that have to be shown with examples of how they work and can be implemented. How to protect against similar outcomes in the…
Should Small Companies Care About CSR? An Honest Answer

Should Small Companies Care About CSR ? An Honest Answer

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When you think of CSR, do you automatically think of huge enterprises like McDonald’s, Microsoft, Disney or LEGO?  Sustainable business practices are being pursued and promoted by businesses of all sizes—even the itty bitty tiny…
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Here’s How To Streamline All 3 Phases Of The Grant Cycle

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When it comes to philanthropy, funders have almost as much administrative work as the actual grantmaking itself.  And while you can’t remove any aspects of the planning, implementation and management process, you can certainly streamline…
The 3 Types Of Innovation Every Business Needs To Know

The 3 Types Of Innovation Every Business Needs To Know

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Innovation has become such a buzzword in recent years that it’s hard to remember what it actually means. Companies often declare ‘we need to start innovating!’ or more commonly, ‘we are an innovative company’—but what does that…
Accelerators And Incubators

How Accelerators And Incubators Can Continue Dominating Through The Pandemic

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There is a lot of negativity in the world today, so let’s focus instead on the potential for positives within a crisis. One area that we could refer to here is in entrepreneurs, and that all-important development of new business. Ignoring…
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Calling All Startups! Top 10 Incubator & Accelerator Programmes In Ireland

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Ireland has some of the best incubator and accelerator programmes in Europe, but before you consider applying for one, it’s important to know the difference between the two: Incubators  Incubators are generally for new companies.…
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The Current Impact And Future Of Incubators And Accelerators

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A lot has been written about the social and economic fallout from the events of this year, and the same is true for the output and plans for most businesses worldwide. With the pandemic pushing back countless deadlines, plans and projects,…
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Talent Casting Using Submit: Customer Stories

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Here at Submit, we constantly strive to build a platform that’s simple yet as powerful as possible for our customers. That means taking the lengthy, multi-layered phases of a review and turning it into a smart, intuitive and streamlined process…
CSR

Corporate Social Responsibility; More Vital Than Ever

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The question of Corporate Social Responsibility has been one raised and debated more than ever given the present circumstances of the covid-19 pandemic. This is a way of talking about how a given company has an impact upon communities, while…
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Innovation In Boosting Start-Ups, Making Work Transparent And Efficient

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It is true that great start-ups and professional non-profit organisations alike want to have a positive impact in today’s world, while doing the best job possible to attract the finest talent to do so. While non-profits may have a clear…
Academia Submissions

Academia And The Ever-Changing Face Of Form Submissions

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The industry of education is continuously changing at this point in the 21st century, and given the events surrounding the global pandemic, this will clearly not slow down any time soon. With regards to life in the academic surroundings, predominantly…
VideoQ

Video Application Questions; Making Them The Right Way!

In terms of an application process, the subject of ‘video questions’ is one that can be so useful in terms of timing and planning. How to do it in the right way in terms of engagement and how to get the attention of potential employers…
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Grant Management Systems Focus: Philanthropy

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From the beginning of the year 2020, it’s fair to say nobody could have imagined the trials that the world would face. These are as much in health and various economies, as they are in regards to the constant disparity that those in underserved…
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How Innovation And Creativity Can Be Maintained In This Climate

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Many companies are beginning to benefit from a necessary change of approach in the current predicament. The reason being, a reluctance to change in the past has now become forced, and because of this a lot of ‘outside the box’ thinking…
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Working From Home Made Easier With Submit; Granular Team Permissions To Suit Any Structure And Workflow

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With working from home accelerating to such a level that would never have been imagined pre-2020, it’s a good time to look at aspects of how this can all be managed. How the nature of the job itself flows is always a different matter, but…
Is Your Process Old-School? Start Automating These 5 Tasks For Your Next Review

Is Your Process Old-School? Start Automating These 5 Tasks For Your Next Review.

Good old-school throwbacks: one-player Solitaire. Tamagotchi. Lava lamps Bad throwbacks: clunky, outdated technology. In the explosive digital era we live in, there’s not much room for slow processes (unless you want to be bogged down…
Entrepreneurs, Accelerators, Incubators, grant management system, incubator management software

Accelerators And Incubators; Continuously Providing Opportunities

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When it comes to the topic of entrepreneurs and setting up businesses for the first time, some common phrases that are used may not be so obvious to those new to the industry. ‘Accelerators’ and ‘Incubators’ are two such examples…
Data Protection, GDPR, Online Security

Security: More Data Than Ever Imaginable Is Now Online. How Do We Safeguard It?

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It was inevitable that businesses and corporations alike would digitise and move their respective content online, in the last two decades particularly. However, the rate at which this then occurred was unprecedented, and they were joined by…

8 Fundamental Steps To Running A High-Converting Online Contest

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Like any other marketing campaign, it’s all about strategy.  So before you can start building your contest and getting it out into the world, you need to break down each step of the process, from ideation all the way to the post-contest…
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How Philanthropy Is Being Shaped Differently By COVID-19

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A number of corporations have stepped up efforts greatly throughout this pandemic, at a time where many aspects of life are under threat globally. The world has been greatly affected by the menace of COVID-19, and it is of the utmost…
Is your Grant Making Process Free From Implicit Bias? It Might Be Time For A Gut Check

Is Your Grant Making Process Free From Implicit Bias? It Might Be Time For A Gut Check

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Our own life experiences impact how we view the world. If you’re a grantmaker or in charge of dedicating funds to programmes, consider what that means for your selection process. When the applications are underway and the reviewing process…

Enterprise Boards; Being Ready For The Future

It could reasonably be expected that the majority of companies and operations are now using adaptable technology in some way or another, particularly in the era of COVID-19.  There are within this both opportunities and potential pitfalls…
Since the lockdown, academic submissions from women have dropped drastically while research papers from men have risen up to 50%. Here’s how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting female scholars.

Why Women Are Submitting Less Academic Research During COVID-19

Are women publishing less during the pandemic? Are women publishing less during the pandemic?According to an investigation released by the Washington Post, academic journals are seeing a substantial dip in women submission research papers.…
7 areas where technology can simplify submission management | Submit.com

7 Examples Where Technology Can Simplify Submission Management

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It is no news that technology is evolving and there is an influx of innovative technologies heralding the advancement of the digital age. In response to this, the global industrial landscape is fast integrating the power of modern technology…

Why Should You Consider Using Pre-Recorded Video Questions?

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Submit is an incredibly versatile online submission system with tons of different question types. We’ve got multiple-choice, file upload and even digital signature. However, probably the least understood question type is our pre-recorded…
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Happy Birthday, GDPR! Is Your Submission Data Compliant?

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What a whirlwind 12 months for the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). May 25th, 2018, resulted in probably the most dramatic change in data privacy laws in 20 years. It has fundamentally changed how data is held and processed…
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The Problem With Free Online Form Builders

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You might think those free online form builders are working for your awards programs. Sure, you might be collecting applications simply enough. But, if you need to do anything complicated with that information? Good luck! Are you demonstrating…
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3 Sure-Fire Tips To Decrease Unqualified Applications

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No matter what type of application you're receiving, you've more than likely come across a fair share of ill-suited candidates. We see it for managers of grants, awards, scholarships, and even TV talent casting. For some of our clients,…
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7 Tips For Stress-Free Awards Event Management

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You’ve decided to run an event to celebrate your awards. Or maybe it’s been decided for you. In any case, it’s going ahead, and it’s actually closer than you think. But where do you start? What do you need to do? This process can…
Cost Effective | Reality TV Casting Software Solution | Customised online application | talent database building | Submit.com

6 questions you need to ask of a TV talent casting software

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Have you been convinced? Is it time to move to a fully featured TV talent casting software solution? Are you finally sick of wasting time, financial resources, workforce and all the other little issues with your casting process? You might…
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Best practices of effective grantmakers

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Regardless of a fund's grantmaking capacity, culture or history, there are likely some elements of grantmaking that are unlikely to ever go out of style. Despite digital advancements, the process of conceptualising your mission, assessing your…
Multiphase Applications

Collect more information with multiphase applications

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We know that both creating and filling out an application form can be intimidating. Luckily, Submit makes it easy for you and the applicant. Firstly, we’re going to talk about some of the ways you can collect more information from your applicants…

3 easy ways to improve your application submission process

Whether you manage awards, grants, scholarships, or other programs, using an online solution to manage application intake and review saves time and effort. That’s a given! However, how can you make sure you’re setting up an efficient workflow…

5 Ways Submit Will Save You Time

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When was the last time you left work frustrated by a tedious manual task that took the entire day? You arrive a coffee-fueled go-getter but depart a dejected drone facing an unyielding commute. And to make it worse, it starts raining the moment…

How does your online form stack up?

Having applications available to complete online can be a massive help. Its a much easier way for applicants to submit materials. It's convenient and allows organisations to collect information in one central location. In 2018, if you aren't…
Grant Management Software

Ways to decrease incomplete applications

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Applications have changed significantly over time. They are now used for almost every type of program or position that requires a selection process. However, with so many factors at play, applicants are less likely than ever to complete the…
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3 Easy Steps To Move Your Applications Online.

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Congratulations! If you’re thinking of moving your application online, you’ve already made the first step towards a more efficient process. Online is becoming the preferred method to manage application programs. No matter if you manage grants,…