Making Facebook Groups Rock for Nonprofits – Guest Post by Miriam Brosseau

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Facebook groups mostly function asynchronously, but a synchronous activity now and again can really rally the troops. Docs are like super-simple wikis, and probably the most truly collaborative aspect of a Facebook group. Photo by Laughing Squid.

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Clearing Up the Cloud at NTEN's Nonprofit Cloud Computing Summit

Tech Soup Blog

Full-fledged applications that live in the cloud: for example, Google Docs , Microsoft Office 365 , Zoho , or NetSuite. A few that I noted were: Cloud tools facilitate real-time collaboration. Offline synchronization capabilities aren't very good yet.

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New Book: How To Implement Multichannel Online Campaigns

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Use virtual tools to manage campaign internally (Yammer, Google Docs, Listening Dashboards, Private Facebook Groups, etc).

Crazy for the Tools


This may be you, or a bit of you; I'm often collaborating with folks, including other staff here at Database Designs, who slice up the tool pie differently. I'm not going to use anything that requires Windows and I favor things that work in any browser and sit in the cloud, are easy to get other people, including less technical working with and collaborating on. Collaborative Files I couldn't get through my day without Dropbox , which I have blogged about before.

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