Microsoft Donation Program: Webinars, Resources, and Tutorials

Tech Soup Blog

In the second, Microsoft Donation Program: Get Your Questions Answered , TechSoup account management specialist Penny Clifton adeptly provided answers to questions from the audience. In addition, we will also soon be unveiling short video tutorials designed to help you learn more about the recent updates. Interested in TechSoup's Microsoft Donation Program ? Whether you are new or experienced with Microsoft donations, you may still have questions about recent updates.

Create Dynamic Online Trainings: Webinar Recap

Tech Soup Blog

The two presenters also answered many questions from the audience during the webinar and in our community forum for the event. She discussed how to determine the type of online training for your audience, how to get organized, and tips for recording. and produces the Ask Idealware video tutorial series. He also described turning slideshows into interactive tutorials. Training an Invisible Audience (blog post with link to webinar archive).

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Healthy Tips for Graphic Designers

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Learn From Tutorials. Every good graphics designer knows that tutorials are the best way to learn new things and to improve the quality of their work. It is a good habit to learn from the tutorials to pick up new tips and tricks. Aware of the Targeted Audience.

nfp 2.0 » Not-for-profit’s have the gift of stories

Rebooting Charity

whitewater widgets yak shack January 29th, 2007 Not-for-profit’s have the gift of stories Nancy Schwartz invited me to submit a piece for this week’s Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants theme on “How do Nonprofit Communicators Compete for Audiences’ Attention?&#

Green Jobs Now has a podcast: lessons learned

GroundWire

With any content, however, it is more likely to be read/watched/listened to if it is platform agnostic (meaning it can be accessed anywhere your audience wants it). Having your podcast listed in the directory gives you a link you can place anywhere on your website, in your email newsletters, or on Twitter so that your audience can subscribe to the podcast in one click.

Nine Ways You Can Use Facebook Graph Search to Learn About Your Fans (VIDEO)

John Haydon

One of the most critical aspects of an effective content strategy is to understand your audience. When you understand your audience – really get them – your content strategy becomes crystal clear!

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Is Your Nonprofit Too Old To Barf Rainbows on Snapchat?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I started to notice a few nonprofits adding their Snapcodes to their social media streams, inviting their audiences to follow them. There’s lots of tutorials, but here is a good starter guide with some great suggestions.

Free education tools you have never heard of

SocialFish

The courses offered are majorly in some of the US top 10 college majors to reach a major and useful audience. Learnthat is a site that offers tutorials in different fields. With a tutorial format, there is so much you can learn from this site.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Blogging Advice, Better Websites, and Email Marketing Stats

Connection Cafe

Take a gander at The Huntsinger Tutorials and get insight into everything you need to know about direct mail fundraising. Frogloop’s Allyson Kapon gives advice on how to get on your target audience’s radar by improving image content. I can’t believe it.

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Presentation: Social Media & Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

You can read it for free online (or download the PDF) and it includes case studies, how-to tutorials, and lots of information about various tools that may be appropriate for your organization (after you’ve identified your goals, audience, and so on).

Create Dynamic Online Trainings: Upcoming Webinar on July 26

Tech Soup Blog

Lately TechSoup has been making a significant effort to create video tutorials and screen captures for a variety of topics relevant to our audience. These videos have included tutorials on the Microsoft Software Donation Program and TechSoup eligibility and registration processes. Subsequently, we've gotten lots of questions about how best to create effective online tutorials, screen captures, and courses.

Making the Most of TechSoup: Webinar Recap

Tech Soup Blog

The audience heard about the steps of getting started with product donations. Check out the following video tutorials: TechSoup Registration and Eligibility Tutorials. TechSoup’s Eligibility Quiz Tutorial. Microsoft Donation Program: Short Tutorials. Last week we held a webinar on Making the Most of TechSoup. During this event, TechSoup staffers Lara Franklin and Shala Harris provided some helpful tips on navigating the TechSoup website and product pages.

3 Social Media Opportunities Your Nonprofit is Losing

SocialFish

Think Facebook and Twitter are the only ways to appeal to your target audience? Know your audience — what platforms is your target audience on? If you have a LinkedIn but want to give your potential customers/donators an online tutorial or update, try YouTube.

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No Sweat DIY Infographics

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

But the bonus was the tutorial to help you better understand and apply charts. If you remember your 6th grade math and science, you might want to skip the tutorial and check out the online chart tool (I love the meter charts).

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Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Instagram has a couple of marketing benefits. It’s a great branding tool because it can engage audiences, creative intimacy, and appeals to the emotions. How To Convert Instagram Audience To Supporters (2014). Cheat Sheets and Tutorial To Coach Your Nonprofit CEO.

PostPlanner tells you instantly what time of day to post on your Facebook Page

John Haydon

If you don’t know what PostPlanner is, it’s a way to schedule, manage and measure updates on your Facebook Page ( here’s a video tutorial ). Is it relevant to your audience? Knowing your audience well is the number one rule for content marketing.

The Ultimate Checklist for your Homepage

Frogloop

Check out these great tips by Network for Good as well as their free tutorial on maxamizing your homepage to tell your organization's story and connect with supporters. Clear, intuitive navigation that that speaks to your target audiences not your departmental chart. Your organization's homepage is often one of the first engagement points potential advocates and donors have with your organization. How's your homepage looking these days?

Setting up an easy welcome series in Salesforce

Judi Sohn

Here's how (note: this tutorial assumes that you have administration rights in Salesforce for all objects mentioned): 1. The emails we've written/designed are all pretty short and light, very focused on a patient/general public audience.

Setting up an easy welcome series in Salesforce

Judi Sohn

Here's how (note: this tutorial assumes that you have administration rights in Salesforce for all objects mentioned): 1. The emails we've written/designed are all pretty short and light, very focused on a patient/general public audience.

Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 1

NonProfit Hub

You can share photos and videos, interact with your audience and expand your network of supporters. There’s a YouTube tutorial for everything. As with every social media platform, knowing your audience should be the first step. If your nonprofit appeals to a younger audience, then Instagram is just the thing for you. Take a good look at your audience and your resources before getting into the thick of it.

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Hack Your Content Marketing With Facebook Interest Lists and Graph Search

SocialFish

Below are six Facebook Graph search strings you can use right now ( watch this video tutorial on using Graph Search ). When you find a post with higher than average engagement – AND is relevant to your audience – share it on your page (shown below).

Six Reasons to Use Facebook’s Power Editor for Facebook Ads

John Haydon

The Power Editor includes a feature called “custom audiences” that allows you to target people by email, mobile number, Facebook Profile ID, or app user ID. Watch this video tutorial for details: 2.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Instagram has a couple of marketing benefits. It’s a great branding tool because it can engage audiences, creative instimacy, and appeals to the emotions. How To Convert Instagram Audience To Supporters (2014). Cheat Sheets and Tutorial To Coach Your Nonprofit CEO.

How to Visually Show Your Impact to Funders with Silk

Tech Soup Blog

Its main audience is journalists. I recommend looking at the Silk tutorial, Create a Silk by Importing a Spreadsheet. Silk also offers free basic , spreadsheet , and charts tutorials to help you get started.

Successful Social Media Content Strategy Is A Continuous Improvement for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

However, in my opinion, I think Co-Schedule might be better suited for those who want ease of use and good tutorials.

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

Pinterest: A Tool To Curate Relevant Visual Content for Your Audience (Beth Kanter). How (and why) to engage with other Facebook Pages as a Page (Video Tutorial) (John Haydon).

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Best Tips to Rock your Online Presence

Frogloop

So you launched your new website and have an online marketing plan in hand to help you reach new audiences. Who are the target audiences? How do think your target audiences will prefer to get info for this initiative? How you will reach your target audiences?

Using YouTube for B2B

SocialFish

How-to Tutorials. Keep your audience in mind and try to connect to them. YouTube reigns over online video sharing. With the ability to transform a mere Canadian child – Justin Bieber – into a worldwide household name, YouTube carries sizable clout in the modern world.

How to Visually Show Your Impact to Funders with Silk

Tech Soup Blog

Its main audience is journalists. I recommend looking at the Silk tutorial, Create a Silk by Importing a Spreadsheet. Silk also offers free basic , spreadsheet , and charts tutorials to help you get started.

How to Hack Facebook Interests Lists for Content Marketing

John Haydon

Below are six Facebook Graph search strings you can use right now ( watch this video tutorial on using Graph Search ). When you find a post with higher than average engagement – AND is relevant to your audience – share it on your page (shown below).

Pinterest Marketing for B2Bs

SocialFish

This data provides insight for posting times, audience interest and other key components of any marketing campaign making it a must for a successful B2B marketing campaign on the network.

Association Social Media: American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)

SocialFish

Do they have different audiences? Personally I believe that the audience member can be the same across social media sites, but the way the audience wants to consume content on each site is different.

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities With Deep Pockets (Part 2)

SocialFish

Other communities like Spiceworks , uTest and GrabCAD offer online courses, webinars, videos, tutorials, best practices, product reviews, vendor ratings and other resources. This post originally appeared on the Avectra blog and is reposted here with permission.

Web Analytics Resources for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Tutorials and Webinars. You can find many Google Analytics webinars and tutorials on YouTube, but here's one especially tailored toward nonprofits. Three Analytics Tools to Gauge Your Social Audience's Pulse has tips and tricks from Social Media for Nonprofits.

Get the Equipment You Need to Shoot a Professional-Looking Video

Tech Soup Blog

A compelling story makes a video stick with its audience, but if it looks poorly made, nobody's going to watch it. Check out Wistia's tutorial on shooting video with an iPhone for even more mobile video tips. (If

Best of the Web: November 2015

Idealware

This checklist covers all the different channels you might use to ask for donations and is the easiest way to make sure you’re maximizing the opportunity to reach every audience. Crazy Data Science Tutorial: Classification and Clustering ( Data Science Central ). Fundraising season is around the corner and social media is full of articles on how to run a successful campaign. We’ve included a few here that will help you with fundraising emails, social media, and your website.

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What I Learned In London at the Future of Social Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” You can learn more about how to use Facebook for social good – there are lots of examples and tutorials and resources in their newly retooled nonprofit and social good Facebook Page. Photo by Social Misfits.

500 Social Media Marketing Tips

SocialFish

This is the first in a series of posts about social media books, where I invite the author to share something about themselves and why they wrote the book, and what in the book might be of particular interest to association or nonprofit audiences. .

Jerry Coltin on Arts Organizations and Podcasting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He asked for three volunteers from the audience to "make a podcast." There was a lot of interest from the audience so I suspect this means we may be hearing a few more arts organizations in the nonprofit podcasting space.

The Buzz Factor

Idealware

A good "get rid of Buzz" tutorial is linked here. Long time readers of my ramblings here are aware that I drink the Google kool-aid. And they also know that I've been caught tweeting, on occasion.

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