An alternative to ice bucketers and slacktivists
SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
Read on for a chat about this and several strategies you can use today to recruit genuine activists into your cause
Alternatives to MySQL
Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology
MARCH 14, 2011
For those of us that depend on MySQL everyday, the buyout of Sun (which had bought MySQL) by Oracle did not bode well. A decidedly biased survey by the folks behind PostgreSQL suggests that many people worry about the health of MySQL in Oracle’s hands. Switch to PostgreSQL. There is no need to convert databases to switch to MariaDB.
Sponsorship As An Alternate Revenue Stream
Wild Apricot Blog
JANUARY 19, 2015
If you''re looking for some insight into using sponsorship to generate some non dues revenue, here are some ideas shared by our Small Membership Advisory Community members. sponsorship
Is Your Organization Looking At Alternative Audiences
FEBRUARY 19, 2014
One good way to identify alternative audiences is to look at the traffic from your existing users. Lead Generation Online Advertising
An Alternative to Writing RFPs for Nonprofit Websites and Technology
ASU Lodestar Center
NOVEMBER 12, 2014
Given that RFPs for technology and marketing services often waste time, effort, and money, you might be wondering, what could be an alternative solution? posted by Laura L Bush, Ph.D. Any RFP includes a specific list of requirements that all responding vendors must address. Expertise and time cost money. the budget). Laura L. Bush, Ph.D.,
Museum 2.0: One-Pager: A Simple Alternative to Messy Websites
APRIL 11, 2011
This must be the new design guide for campaigns, micro-sites and small nonprofits. Design your site to be super clear, simple and easy maintain.
Training Your Staff: Online Alternatives
Tech Soup Blog
JULY 12, 2011
Idealware , a partner of TechSoup's recently posted an article addressing how to train staff in simpler, more cost-effective ways. All of the methods listed use the web or some form of computer technology in order to avoid the hassle of going to off-site training seminars or conferences. Tools for Training Staff Online. toll-free number.
Research Friday: Legal Structure Alternatives to Lead Social Change
ASU Lodestar Center
MAY 18, 2012
An alternative that is available in Arizona is for a for-profit company to become a certified B-Corporation through B-Lab. As part of a. 1 Apr.
Six Alternative (U.S.) Cultural Venues to Keep an Eye On
JULY 26, 2010
I've been spending time recently interviewing people who run unusual cultural and learning venues. Skill-sharing free schools. Louis.
RSS isn't dead: the best Google Reader alternatives | The Verge
MARCH 20, 2013
RSS isn't dead: the best Google Reader alternatives | The Verge : Feedly appears to be the heir apparent to Google Reader’s throne, a modern take on RSS that blends some of the niceties of Flipboard (like a “magazine view”) with useful Reader features like keyboard shortcuts and tags.
Your Alternatives For A Cash Loan Online
OCTOBER 5, 2015
Have you actually been in a negative scenario and you’ve unknown what direction to go about this? Obviously you’ve. All of us have. However, since that appears to assist us better when it comes to basically dealing with the problem, some of us have a tendency to walkaround like zombies while in the center of our depression.
6 Alternative Birthday Gift Ideas
Have Fun - Do Good
JULY 22, 2009
What are alternative birthday gift ideas you've given or received? I don't know about you, but I have a lot of stuff. A donation.
Sproutbuilder Update and Alternatives
FEBRUARY 8, 2009
While this is decidedly good news, I did feel the need in the interim to see what alternatives exist and if any are worth exploring in more depth. Alternatives I plan to check out in more depth include Wix, PopFly (from Microsoft) and iWidgets. Assurances that Sprout Inc.
An Alternative to.org? Say Hello to.ngo - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas
JANUARY 12, 2012
An Alternative to.org? The effort to find an alternative to.org comes at a time of big changes in the way Internet addresses are patrolled
Save the Children Alternative Gift Catalog: Amazing
Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media
NOVEMBER 25, 2007
Just adding to the meme of alternative gift giving ideas that Steve Garfield started last week. Save the Children.
Free Alternatives to Ning
APRIL 22, 2010
" Where does that leave those of us who need a free-for-use Ning alternative? The following were both collaboratively edited by dozens of people across the internet: Alternatives to Ning Spreadsheet. Alternatives to Ning Document. For its nearly 20 million monthly visitors, this means a rate increase. Hosting: Online.
Making Alternative Meaning out of Museum Artifacts
JULY 9, 2009
Seb Chan has a lovely, long interview up at Fresh+New with Helen Whitty about the Powerhouse Museum's new mini-exhibition, the Odditoreum.
Thinking Mobile in 2013 – Being Responsive
JANUARY 30, 2013
Let's dive into this term and discover what responsive design is all about, why it is important for nonprofits and what your alternatives are if responsive design is not the best fit for your organization. The mobile buzzword of the year is "responsive design." Interactive Mobile Nonprofit web design Nonprofit websites responsive design
Black Friday Alternatives: Sleep-In, Buy Nothing, Wear Plaid
Have Fun - Do Good
NOVEMBER 27, 2009
Today is "Black Friday," the day after Thanksgiving when everyone is supposed to hit the stores to do their holiday shopping. "To Buy Nothing Day?
Ask Idealware: eAdvocacy Alternatives to Kintera?
OCTOBER 23, 2008
Lenny asks : We're an all volunteer 501c4 that has been using Kintera. They're asking a great deal of money for continuing to use Kintera. We would greatly appreciate suggestions of other service providers. We can segment the list and target specific geographic regions, and we're able to provide copy for the readers to send as well.
Twitter Replies by Email - Alternatives to TwitApps
Wild Apricot Blog
SEPTEMBER 16, 2009
Sure, the code is going open source — inevitably, a new tool will come along — but what alternatives to TwitApps are out there right now? What do you do when a favorite web application goes away? That’s what some 4000 users of TwitApps are wondering, now that the Twitter-to-email tool is being dropped by its developer. I suggested.(
How To Decipher What Donors Really Want
AUGUST 29, 2016
In fact, I seldom look at any alternatives, feeling disloyal if I do. What do donors really want? So, what do donors want? What do donors want?
About Hootsuite's Costly 'Freemium' Plans and Free Twitter Alternatives
AUGUST 31, 2010
In our trials, we did find it a worthwhile alternative, but ultimately stuck with Hootsuite because it is not as full-featured or easy to use. However, Twitter is the only supported social network, there is no mobile alternative, and there is no team collaboration. Sometime this month, they will be asking you to select a plan.
Donor-Advised Funds: Philanthropy’s Hot-Button Issue
SEPTEMBER 2, 2016
Donor-advised funds (DAFs) have become one of the hottest tools in philanthropy over the last few years. What makes a donor-advised fund so attractive?
Five Tips for Nonprofits Using Social Media During the #JointSession Address
FEBRUARY 27, 2017
It’s a key first opportunity for the new president to outline his agenda in a nationally televised address. A big one and you need to be prepared.
Engaging in the Moment: Leveraging Technology for Good
MARCH 2, 2016
When was the last time you were unexpectedly and unreservedly inspired? How about deeply immersed in an experience— actually present and engaged?
LinkedIn to remove lots of search fields
DECEMBER 13, 2016
Just came across t his interesting post. Also receiving the axe is the ability for Premium users to search within LinkedIn Groups. a month. Potluck
8 Tips for Radical Collaboration to Advance Your Mission and Help Strengthen the Social Economy
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
This recommendation is about remembering, always, to seek alternative points of view. Like the speed of change technology has brought. (My
TechSoup Offices Closed July 5: And Alternatives for Your Fourth of July Enjoyment
Tech Soup Blog
JULY 2, 2010
TechSoup offices will be closed Monday, July 5, 2010, in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Bork, bork, bork! read more.
Google Reader Retirement Planning; Cultivating Engagement and More
Wild Apricot Blog
APRIL 1, 2013
Here are four of the latest links we've bookmarked on Apricot Jam. Apricot Jam member engagement
How Independent Fundraising Momentum is Reshaping Traditional P2P
DECEMBER 12, 2016
First, technology propels this move. He raised over $760,000 by appealing to his worldwide following. Within a matter of weeks this campaign raised $3.8
8 Strategy Basics for Nonprofit Organizations
APRIL 23, 2015
Nonprofits face competition not only from other nonprofits or businesses but from alternative ways individuals could meet their needs.
Nonprofit Marketing Research Made Simple, No Matter Your Budget
JANUARY 28, 2015
Are you looking to explore options, or make a decision between two or more alternatives? This will help you focus your research. Look it up.
Analytics: It’s About More Than Just the Data
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
This post was originally featured in Advancing Philanthropy . . What is “Analytics”? . Do we have good data to analyze? Where is it?
Women Ingenuity is Powering Solutions for the Digital Divide
AUGUST 23, 2016
Olutosin has created an alternative: a women-only center that allows Nigerian women to connect online safely and freely.
Gratitude: 2016’s Word of the Year
JANUARY 4, 2016
I’d like to suggest an alternative, focused on what I am adopting as the 2016 word of the year— Gratitude. And the alternative is this. It’s a new year, so that must mean it’s time for reflection. You could say it was a time for clarity. If you know me, you know that I spend a lot of time thinking about philanthropy.
Applying Design Thinking to Your Organization: New CEO Workshop
NOVEMBER 9, 2016
Click here for more details (See participants’ list below). Why Design Thinking? This is a quantum leap. Debra S. Shawn E. Jeffrey D. photo credit ).
Three New Ways to Delight Your Donors
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
We live in a busy world with all the panoply of beeping, modern-day distractions vying for our divided attention. Get snappy. What about a quick fix?
Mobile Messaging News Roundup
APRIL 29, 2016
Every week, our Lead Mobile Strategist Ti Chesley posts a roundup of the biggest news in mobile messaging. Remember to stay compliant, folks!
Are you ready for Google’s next search algorithm update?
APRIL 7, 2015
If your website isn’t responsive or optimized for mobile devices, you should be worried. Thanks Google. Now what? Dedicated Mobile Site.