The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar! Throughout the year we'll be updating this calendar with even more conferences, updated ticket prices, and event hashtags. It's finally here!

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list! 2015 - 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events. 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar. Opportunity Collaboration. Opportunity Collaboration.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar! Throughout the year we'll be updating this calendar with even more conferences, updated ticket prices, and event hashtags. It's finally here!

10 Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Social Media Content Calendar in 2019

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A new year brings new goals and now is the perfect time to plan your social media content calendar for 2019. A content calendar is the link between posting daily on social media and a social media strategy. Improve collaboration : social media should be a team effort.

Boost Your Voice with LightBox Collaborative’s 2012 Editorial Calendar

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That’s where she shared Editorial Calendar Template , an online spreadsheet. I was honored when Holly agreed to do this post about the 2012 Editorial Calendar. And, now, we are excited to present the new and improved editorial calendar for 2012. Align Your Team.

The Ultimate Tool for Managing Your Organization’s Social Strategy: LightBox Collaborative Editorial Calendar 2015 Edition

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There is no better tool for doing this than the LightBox Collaborative 5th Annual Editorial Calendar. Take Charge of Your Communications with LightBox Collaborative’s 2015 Editorial Calendar – guest post by LightBox Collaborative Amanda Cooper. LightBox Collaborative is very proud to present our 5th Annual Editorial Calendar. In fact, some of the anniversaries featured in the calendar (Amelia Earhart crosses the Pacific!

4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits

TechImpact

A connected nonprofit is a successful nonprofit when it comes to collaborating and working in teams. Nonprofit Technology News reports on the top 4 tech characteristics to consider when collaborating through technology. Image courtesy of The Journal.

If You Do Nothing Else, Use An Editorial Calendar and Measurement for Your Content Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It’s Not Too Late To Set Your Communications Agenda with LightBox Collaborative’s 2013 Editorial Calendar – Guest Post by Holly Minch, Lightbox Collaborative. The LightBox Collaborative 2013 Editorial Calendar is here!

A Powerful Way for Nonprofits To Avoid Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Online collaboration tools and platforms give nonprofits the opportunity for connectivity and collaboration internally as well as with external stakeholders like volunteers and board members. A shared calendar? Collaboration : How will you know what tasks are being worked on?

Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The session is designed to answer three questions: Why does collaborative technology overload lead to loss of nonprofit workplace productivity and what are the best practices to avoid it? What is Collaborative Overload? There are ways of working that can reduce collaborative overload.

Research Friday: Ten Types of Collaboration (an alternate view)

ASU Lodestar Center

Models of Collaboration , by professor Mark Hager and Tyler Curry, identifies and describes types of nonprofit collaborations from an analysis of the 177 nominations submitted in 2009 for the prestigious Collaboration Prize. research friday collaboration Craig Van Korlaar

Reduce Travel with Online Collaboration

Tech Soup Blog

This updated blog post from the campaign explores some ways to increase online collaboration and also reduce travel and work efficiency. Online collaboration is one of these generic terms that seems to lose meaning the more people use it. Why Is Online Collaboration Green? The environmental impact of working collaboratively online is to reduce travel. Cloud Services for Collaborating. Online Collaboration NPLive Recap. Collaboration Tools Chart.

DIY Social Media Management

Amy Sample Ward

Create a shared tracking space for your team or whole organization. Supports cross-team collaboration as staff understand where their content is going. Content Calendar. Why create a content calendar?

New to TechSoup: Collaborate with Huddle

Tech Soup Blog

Now, thanks to Huddle, nonprofits and libraries can effectively manage their projects, content, and collaboration, both internally and externally. File sharing (upload and share a variety of files with team members and others). The above image shows a calendar within Huddle.

Software for Collaboration

Idealware

Everyone suddenly wants to collaborate! For some reason (I suspect it's related to the economy, though I haven't pinned down exactly how) my phone is ringing off the hook these days with people who want to talk about how software can help teams collaborate. Facebook or MySpace) Collaborative Documents: Users share and edit documents online, either in real-time or over time (i.e. Ning or KickApps) Wiki: Collaborative website, where all who can view can also edit (i.e.

10 Reasons to Attend SURGE 2017

SocialFish

SURGE 2017 is an experiment in collaborative innovation. The event itself will continue this commitment to collaboration. A team of dedicated expert volunteers made sure that the planning process was a dynamic one. Featured Mark Your Calendars Nimble Nonprofit Open Community

What you need to know about Realtime Marketing

SocialFish

Today, there are hundreds of tools, technologies and platforms that enable brands to engage in a realtime conversation with customers and prospects, manage that conversation at an enterprise level, and collaborate across teams and departments to drive leads and deliver bottom-line business value.

Nonprofit Social Media 101: Lessons from Indivisible

Everyaction

When doing social media at the national level for a large organization, how do you collaborate with people working at the local level? Indivisible has a really amazing organizing team, and they really keep us informed on what their local groups are doing.

The 5 Hottest Nonprofit Conferences of Summer '16

EveryAction

From our 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar , here are five hot summer events that are sure to bring the heat. Make sure to stop by and chat with the EveryAction team about all the ways you're building a better fundraising program this year (and beyond)!

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

At this point, you've probably heard a lot about the benefits of the cloud: how it can save you time, help you conserve resources, and boost productivity and collaboration among your staff members. Productivity and Collaboration.

Six reasons why co-creation makes SURGE a transformative event

SocialFish

——– SURGE Spring is a free virtual conference for association professionals running on May 2 nd -4 th , and based on a simple premise: that transformation is a team effort. Opportunities for connection and collaboration begin immediately upon registering.

The Huddle Perpetual License

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup donor partner, Huddle , which is our cloud-based collaboration and content management donor partner has just broken that mold. Collaboration Is How Charities Function. According to our 2012 NGO Global Cloud Survey , collaboration is already one of the top ten current uses for cloud-based software among charities. Geri Stengel’s recent article on Forbes.com describes why collaboration is a big deal for charities.

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

At this point, you've probably heard a lot about the benefits of the cloud: how it can save you time, help you conserve resources, and boost productivity and collaboration among your staff members. Productivity and Collaboration.

Google Wave: “what might email look like if we invented it today”

Idealware

If you are Lars and Jens Rasmussen, the core developers behind Google Maps, you apply yourself to a different way of thinking about collaboration and communication over the Internet. I depend on it sending messages by email or feeding reminders into my calendar.

6 Cool Features For Nonprofits With Microsoft Lync 2013

TechImpact

This is a great option for nonprofits that have staff members who telecommute or work in the field, but still need to attend meetings and collaborate with others. With Lync’s Active Monitoring, administrators can monitor collaborative teams and the network as a whole.

5 Ways to Protect Your Nonprofit’s Data

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Have your team review the permissions on their mobile devices. No flashlight app ever needs to track your location or your calendar. Develop policies and deploy trainings to educate your team about best practices to minimize data-related risks.

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[PREVIEW] Top Nonprofit Conferences of Spring 2016

EveryAction

Best for: digital teams and technologists will especially love 16NTC, but really, it's great for anyone in the nonprofit sphere. Best for: the nonprofit communicator looking to try new ideas and spend a few days collaborating like-minded, awesome peers.

Frustrated with online project management tools

Judi Sohn

We have a team of 7 staff members. Gantt and/or clear calendar view that includes milestones and multi-day phases - bonus if it syncs with Google Calendar. The biggest problem with these tools is that they are designed for teams that work with clients.

Getting on Top of Your Task List

Idealware

Collaborative software commonly used for project management software generally comes with ways of dividing up project tasks. As I mentioned here recently , the new Open Atrium for Drupal has projects and cases, also in a clear intuitive organization that favors collaborative discussion, blogging, and document management. These systems are definitely a great thing for getting a team already discussing project goals and needs to now focus in on discrete chunks of work.

Frustrated with online project management tools

Judi Sohn

We have a team of 7 staff members. Gantt and/or clear calendar view that includes milestones and multi-day phases - bonus if it syncs with Google Calendar. The biggest problem with these tools is that they are designed for teams that work with clients.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Loomly is an online social media calendar that allows multiple users to collaborate from one master calendar. Cureo is a collaboration software designed for task teams, boards of directors, committees, staff, and community partners.

4 Steps to Creating Your Nonprofit’s Storytelling Strategy

Connection Cafe

As you look at your 2017 calendar, begin by designating the most important dates for your organization. It could be something as simple as a Word document or a shared calendar. Of course, there may be other details that you want to include depending on your team structure and project management system. Who are the collaborators in executing the plan? Does your nonprofit have a plan for storytelling this year ?

Association Social Media: The American Institute of Architects (AIA)

SocialFish

As Director of Social Engagement, my role is part of the Strategic Communications and Marketing team. 3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g. are you part of a team that meets on a regular basis)?

Tools I use: basic workflow

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I use it for to do lists, stuff like blogging calendars, and also the Chrome Evernote extension allows for clipping of whole web pages, which I love (there is a Firefox extension as well.). It is an awesome web-based password management tool for teams. I love the collaboration features. And, like all consultants, workflow involves documents and spreadsheets, and for that I mostly use LibreOffice , although sometimes using Google Docs makes sense for collaboration.

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Association Social Media: National Association for Women Business Owners Phoenix Chapter (NAWBOPHX)

SocialFish

3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g. are you part of a team that meets on a regular basis)? They manage a calendar of upcoming events so that they know what needs to be scheduled on their social media and editorial calendars.

We're Hiring an Executive Director

Idealware

Idealware has come a long way since the days when I worked out of my attic with a team of generous nonprofit tech volunteers to create and distribute our resources to as many nonprofits as possible. In the meantime, you won’t notice any changes at Idealware—we’re busy as ever researching and planning reports, filling our training calendar, and learning from the remarkable people in nonprofit technology. Here at Idealware, there’s nothing we like better than helping other nonprofits.

Making the Switch – 5 Best Practices for a Successful CRM Implementation

Connection Cafe

Having the right CRM system in place means improved communication and enhanced relationships, streamlined daily operations, your team being able to collaborate and work more efficiently, and management being able to have a clear view of your alumni, donors, and constituents.

Association Social Media: NASTAD

SocialFish

3) Can you describe the internal collaboration workflow with other areas of the association (e.g. are you part of a team that meets on a regular basis)? We also have a cross-organization communications team comprised of staff across the organization.

Hot Association Social Media Jobs This Week – January 13

SocialFish

Communications Coordinator , Society of Interventional Radiology – This multi-disciplinary communications position supports SIR’s communications team in executing a variety of strategic member and public communications, marketing and promotional strategies.

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Expert Tips for #GivingTuesday Success

Connection Cafe

As the calendar ticks down towards the end of the year, the fundraising focus shifts to #GivingTuesday – the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, a philanthropic response to the commercial shopping days of Black Friday and Cyber Monday.

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Tips for Activating a Culture of Wellbeing in the Nonprofit Workplace

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If we lack the skills to avoid collaborative overload, manage difficult conversations, learn from failure, the resulting physical, emotional, and mental strain gets in the way of a nonprofit organization’s success. Encourage more dialogue and discussion at staff meetings, team retreats.

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Association Social Media: ASCD

SocialFish

My role as social media specialist sits on the communications team here at ASCD. The communications team at ASCD is responsible for the association’s traditional and social media outreach, as well as our press room at our Annual Conference and Exhibit Show and the association’s Annual Report.