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Nonprofits: The Case for Integrating Email & Social

SocialFish

For more information please contact Artie Patel, VP of Business Development at  artie@attentive.ly. ———– We love email.

Why You Need a Mobile Ready Email Template

NetWits

The Data. Here’s how our messages showed up in iOS: And Gmail renders things similarly: This is no small matter. Just stop it.

Comparing Google Apps to Microsoft Outlook

Idealware

But Google Apps’ web-based email system, Gmail , is often regarded as superior in terms of ease of use. By default, Gmail groups together all emails in the same conversation, but this can be disabled. For those who rely on searching their inbox, Gmail’s search is faster and often more accurate than Outlook’s. Author: Laura S.

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Survey: Less Than Half of Nonprofit Websites are Responsive

NonProfit Hub

Almost 60 percent of the nonprofits surveyed used gmail, while just more than half (51 percent) use Google Docs. Data Tracking. Websites.

Your Google Search History — The Fun and Creepy Truth

Tech Soup Blog

like CNBC data journalist Mark Fahey's account of his experience. You can also download your history and have it sent to your Gmail account.

Is Google Wave a Tidal Wave?

Idealware

The early version of Google Wave I saw looked a lot like Gmail , with a folder list on the left and "wave" list next to it.

5 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Care About Cloud Computing

TechImpact

Gmail, Yahoo! By implementing a cloud-based CRM , you are enabling your employees to access information at a moments notice. No servers.

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Tricks and Tips to Use #Ello (With Screenshots)

Frogloop

Last week I joined Ello , a new social network that is ad-free and allows users to opt out of some data collection and tracking. Learn more.

112 Nonprofit Blog Posts, Articles, and Stories from 2013 You Can’t Miss.

Connection Cafe

Micro content has trained us to prefer our information bite-sized rather than super-sized. Are you using data as your guide? Check out some of his  blogs from the conference , where he covers benchmarking data, donor ready patrons, and conversion rates. It’s been quite  the year. Yes, even your older donors! With 1.5

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Useful Tools and Tips

Idealware

Interesting things pop up on the web all of the time; here are a few things I think are worth sharing: Twitter Results in Google Even if you will never tweet, it's obvious that Twitter is a source of useful information, and, in some cases, a more timely source than traditional search engines and media. Why is this useful? Leave a comment!

Both Sides Now

Idealware

Finally, a painfully honest blog post by the site's founder makes clear that the server crashed, the data was lost, and there were no backups. My recent posts have advocated cloud computing, be it using web-based services like Gmail, or looking for infrastructure outsourcers who will provide you with virtualized desktops.

The Road to Inbox:0

Idealware

In the last week or two, Google's GMail app added a bunch of new features, at least three of which are, to my mind, insanely significant. As you probably know, GMail is about three years old, still in beta, and from it's release, the most innovative approach to email that we've seen since the whole folder metaphor was first thought up.

Swept Up in a Google Wave

Idealware

Data isn't stored as much as it is shared. Google wants to catalog, and make accessible, all of the world's information. Photo by Mrjoro.

Colossus vs. Cloud - an Email System Showdown

Idealware

Exchange is a mature and powerful product, that does absolutely everything that an email system has to do, and offers powerful calendaring, contact management and information sharing features on top of it. quick comparison to Google's GMail offering might look a bit like " Bambi vs. Godzilla ". Win - GMail. Win - GMail.

Nonprofit Technology News for August 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Google Gmail. Chances are that a fair number of your email newsletter subscribers are on Gmail. Open Data in Africa. The U.S.

Need a mobile strategy? Start with your email.

Frogloop

Chances are good that you don’t have clear information on which email clients your subscribers are using to read your messages. As of now, this data isn’t commonly available from email providers. They may be able to dig it up and if this information isn’t available then push for them to add this reporting.

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Is Google+ The Future Of Networking, Social And Otherwise?

Idealware

Accordingly, most of my friends use the platform to share information broadly, rather than converse. It is overall more personal information than what you see on Twitter, but it's not interpersonal. This makes for a very engaging and, once you have a handle on it, comfortable social network right out of the gate. Social Media

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70 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Formstack allows nonprofits to easily create online forms to capture contact information of new supporters, volunteers, and donors. co.uk.

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Tools for gathering data for blog and web page metrics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Andy Welsh from flickr - cc "by" license. It goes into the topic of social networking analysis.huh? What rankings and influence?

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. 2dCode :: 2d-code.co.uk.

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A Few Good Tools for Measuring and Monitoring Social Media

Idealware

Measuring them means counting, calculating and quantifying those activities into useful metrics that will inform your actions. Gathering Data. The process of gathering data, as well as what data you gather, differs for each channel. Such information can help you figure out what readers want. Author: Andrea Berry.

111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Currently in beta, TwitSprout also allows you to easily convert your Twitter data into a PDF-format for easy sharing with others. Government.

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Software to Build and Grow Your Nonprofit

Tech Soup Blog

Excel 2010: Develop spreadsheets and keeping track of data. Outlook integrates your email with calendars and contact information.

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Nonprofit Technology News for September 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Here are his picks for the top three apps that are bringing the continent in to the information age. Data is indeed becoming the new oil.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

GlobalTweets  is a website which plots recent tweets from all over the world on a map by using their geographical information. co.uk. planasia.

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85 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Formstack allows nonprofits to easily create online forms to capture contact information of new supporters, volunteers, and donors. co.uk.

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Security: The Scary Part of Cloud Computing

Tech Soup Blog

It was a one-day in-person free workshop, thanks to funding from Google Foundation , and attracted an impressive array of smart and informed nonprofit technologists. The event was a chance for me to become further informed on the scary part of cloud computing: security. in Hawaii. Recent Cloud Computing Security Breaches. availability.

Bringing home the bacn

Connection Cafe

It's not polite to categorize people based on just a little information that you know about them in person. Author: Brandy Reppy. In the U.S

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

GlobalTweets  is a website which plots recent tweets from all over the world on a map by using their geographical information. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. 2dCode :: 2d-code.co.uk. co.uk. 360 Panorama ::  occipital.com/360/app. Love it!

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Will Facebook’s Internet.org Bridge the Global Digital Divide?

Tech Soup Blog

more informative place to look is Facebook’s white paper. Kennedy speech. about Internet.org. The Opportunity. Convergence. Criticisms.

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100 Low-Cost or Free Web-Based Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Formstack allows nonprofits to easily create online forms to capture contact information of new supporters, volunteers, and donors. co.uk.

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What if Cloud Vendors Go Out of Business or Delete Your Account?

Tech Soup Blog

It asked about cloud companies going out of business and how secure data is in such cases. How Big Is the Cloud Data Security Problem?

10NTC Science Fair Preview - Giveaways, More Giveaways and Free Apple iPads

NTEN

Bicknell Information Group in booth 75. iWave Information Systems Inc. Oh, and did we mention there will be prizes? Lots of prizes.

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60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

GlobalTweets  is a website which plots recent tweets from all over the world on a map by using their geographical information. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. 2dCode :: 2d-code.co.uk. co.uk. 360 Panorama ::  occipital.com/360/app. planasia. Love it!

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Privacy and the Cloud: DotRights?

NTEN

If you use Twitter , or GMail , or Flickr , or Microsoft Dynamics CRM , then you, my friend, are computing in the cloud! Being able to access and share documents and data in our browser, no matter where we are, is key to our efficiency. The provider of the service owns and manages the actual servers on which all this data lives.

Should you move you email to "the cloud"?

Idealware

If you are using something like GMail, you need to find a way to back it up. There are other ways to back up Gmail if you want to stick to using the web client. If your organization runs the risk of coming to the attention of the powers that be, GMail or a service like it is probably not a good option. So what are the downsides?

Nonprofit Technology News for April 2014 - The Green Issue

Tech Soup Blog

Heartbleed is an OpenSSL bug that creates openings in cloud servers in which attackers can go in and extract passwords, private keys, and other data.

Interview with "Cloud Surfing" Author Thomas Koulopoulos

Tech Soup Blog

And even if you haven't, you're likely using cloud-based services in your home or workplace already, such as Gmail, Skype, Dropbox, and more.

The Death of Email (is being prematurely reported)

Idealware

I'm much more likely to direct message, tweet, or write on someone's wall if I have a quick question, comment or information referral for someone, the latter two if it's a question or info that I might benefit from having other people in my online community see. Tags: Social Networking software data management Web 2.0 Communication

Case Study: Tools for Community Engagement

NTEN

They were able to update it at any time with all the information necessary to reach out to, orient, and support bloggers spreading the message about the campaign. Planning tools abound, especially for small teams looking to use a web-based tool to keep everyone connected and informed at any time, from anywhere. Awareness. Planning.