4 Resources to Transform Your Nonprofit’s Marketing Strategy

NonProfit Hub

Google Docs. At first glance, you might overlook Google Docs as too simplistic, but the built-in brochure, project proposal and newsletter templates give you endless possibilities. Google’s “G Suite” includes Docs, which offers flyer and resume templates, and Sheets, which is similar to Excel for creating functional spreadsheets and forms. All these free tools are available through Google Docs. There are more than 1.5

Creating a Community Resource Guide for Visitacion Valley

Tech Soup Blog

The resource guide, available both online and in print, helps connect people to neighborhood information. The idea for a community resource guide came up during a community meeting with the neighborhood's city district supervisor, Malia Cohen.

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33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. This resources is always good for a laugh.

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Resource Roundup 3/22 | Idealware

Idealware

Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 3/22 By Laura Quinn , March 22, 2007 Its been a good week for great software resources!

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 A section of the e-newsletter entitled “Resource Spotlight” features a new tool in each edition. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc.

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Resource Roundup 5/31 | Idealware

Idealware

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 This resources is always good for a laugh.

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Time is Money: Solutions for Monitoring Problems With Your Website

Byte Technology

One great resource is statuscake.com, which is priced from about $400 per month to absolutely free depending on the level of service you desire. Digital Resources Industry News Web Design Web Hosting

Why Google Might Be the Answer to Your Problems

NonProfit Hub

Pretty much every Google Drive platform (Docs, Sheets, Slides, Calendar) allows you to work on documents simultaneously with your coworkers. Google Drive also allows you to download documents in multiple formats, like PDF or its Microsoft Office equivalent, which means: Docs? You can click the “Drive” tab in your Google account to see all of your content together—whether it’s from Slides, Sheets or Docs, everything will show up in the same place. Featured Human Resources

DIY Community Engagement Metrics

Amy Sample Ward

This template, like the others, is available at that link as a public google doc that you can save and reuse. If you have other questions, please don’t hesitate to ask; and if you have examples or resources to share, please post them in the comments for other readers!

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The number of low-cost or free, web-based resources and tools available to nonprofits today is astounding. That said, to be alerted of new resources and tools available for nonprofits, please subscribe to the Nonprofit Tech 2.0 A section of the e-newsletter entitled “Resource Spotlight” features a new resource/tool in each edition. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc.

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Hello, Trello: Why We’re Simply Loving It

NonProfit Hub

Simply upload the doc and every member will get an email notification. Featured Human Resources With seven people working from multiple cities and locations, my team doesn’t have an option when it comes to online productivity.

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Online Tools to Help You Beat the Post-Holiday Blues

NetWits

Google Docs. Google Docs allows you to set up various types of documents, including worksheets and spreadsheets. Welcome to 2011!

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Strategies for Powering Learning Through CRM Go-Live and Beyond

Connection Cafe

An easy way to do this – use online resources like Blackbaud Community and Knowledgebase, and leverage forums like bbcon , EDUCAUSE, and CASE Summit. Create a resources web page. Set up regular audits of training docs and business processes. The decision has been made.

Creating Strong Passwords

Robert Weiner

The recent theft of confidential documents from Twitter's Google Docs account points out the dangers of insecure passwords. A 2007 NTEN post provided suggestions and resources for creating strong passwords and establishing a password policy.

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Observations and Reflections on #TakeBackThePink

Amy Sample Ward

You can read the summary of how the free agent community came together to self-organize and create a public action as well as a full report of the lessons learned and reflections on the #TakeBackThePink campaign in this public google doc.

What is the Youtube Nonprofit Program?

Twenti - Digital Marketing For Nonprofits

Youtube spaces are purpose-built locations that offer creators access to studios with the latest production resources, conference rooms, workshops held in the building and more, to take their videos to the next level. Resources. What is the Youtube Nonprofit Program? by Olivia Warnes.

Reviewing Tweetnotes from The Extraordinaries

Amy Sample Ward

Embeds : I really like that the entire dashboard is embedable – helping keep the resources and value emerging from the community accessible and transportable. I found that in most of my sessions, the lag meant tweets took far too long to show up in the dashboard and I was using Tweetdeck to follow what people were saying in real time – pointing them to the dashboard for all the resources and as a place to find the tweets after the session.

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5 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Care About Cloud Computing

TechImpact

Mail, and Google Docs are all examples of cloud-based applications, also known as software as a service (SaaS). With most cloud computing systems you are only billed on resources consumed, or by a subscription. Image courtesy of entech.

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How Game On Cancer Cracked the Code on Engaging Physicians and Cancer Survivors

Connection Cafe

So, h ow do the local and regional health systems get in front of these patients (and physicians) to compete for their time, talent , and treasures without the same resources as our competitors ? .

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Building Stronger Online Communities Without Losing Your Sanity

Amy Sample Ward

Start Sharing Today : We’ve set up a google document as a shared space for anyone interested in the topic, whether they are in the session with us or not, to post links, resources, examples and more. We are all really looking forward to this discussion and hope that be creating the google doc ahead of time we can let the community build a resource far better than we could have alone.

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Nonprofit Engagement: Why Website Logins Matter

NetWits

Think about the websites you most visit: Facebook , Google’s Gmail , Calendars and Docs , Yahoo , Netflix , NYTimes , Friendster –what, you don’t use Friendster anymore? These could be articles, resources or documents.

Top 4 Web Hosting Providers for Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

WordPress resources and documentation are weak . Also, a great collection of resources. Resources Deluxe – their blog, ebooks, help docs, and design trends are seriously useful and well designed resources that any nonprofit marketing team should check out. .

Wired Explains What Happens in Congressional Offices When You Call – And Why A Phone Call is So Effective

Mobile Commons

Offices don’t have the resources to upgrade to state of the art phone systems, so they’re stuck with the ancient landlines they inherited. Some offices use other methods, like Google Docs or a sheet of paper. We’ve heard again and again (for example, on this blog!

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11NTC Highlight: Collaborative Notetaking Saves Your Calendar!

NTEN

The NTEN community is full of volunteers who go to the limits to help each other, create valueable resources, and share knowledge. Every session page also includes a direct link to the Google Doc where you can review or contribute notes in real-time (and after the session is over). How to access collaborative notes from 11 NTC sessions: Use the QR code above Go directly to the Google Docs folders myNTC sessions include links to their specific doc Thanks, Jodi!

How Can Google’s G Suite Help my Nonprofit Thrive?

Twenti - Digital Marketing For Nonprofits

G Suite is Google’s collection of business apps like Gmail, Google Docs and Google Drive. As you can all work on projects at once with Google Docs, and easily share information through the various apps, it will become easier than ever to work efficiently as a team. Resources.

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Museum Work Today: All the Feels All the Time

Museum 2.0

And I bet, many of you, like me, need resources, comfort, validation, and guidance. musesocial #MuseumAtHome pic.twitter.com/2e7TIcxgmW — MCN (@MuseumCN) March 22, 2020 Most of us in this field are insanely resourceful. I invite you to take to every platform you have to advocate for financial resources for our sector and org. Let’s start a thread of resource documents. Let’s make the doc a living document to help us make informed decisions.

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We've Gotten This Far

Museum 2.0

Unlike franchise companies with a home office and national outposts, museums don’t necessarily have national resources to help them make choices like if they should close during “unprecedented times”. The shared google doc of closures blew up around Thursday afternoon, and in looking at it, I thought, maybe for the first time in my career, we are saving lives. We were all in it together, sharing resources and trying our best.

Creating Strong Passwords

Tech Soup Blog

The recent theft of confidential documents from Twitter's Google Docs account points out the dangers of insecure passwords. A 2007 NTEN post provided suggestions and resources for creating strong passwords and establishing a password policy.

Webinar Recording: Google Apps 101

Tech Soup Blog

Additional Resources. 615 KB DOC). Technology Planning Resources. During the month of October, join TechSoup.org and the TechSoup Global Network for our Cloud Computing Worldwide campaign. Check back throughout the month for blog posts, webinars, and dispatches from around the world on cloud computing for nonprofits, NGOs, and public libraries. Earlier this year , TechSoup Canada hosted a webinar on Google Apps for nonprofits.

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Attention #NPdataNerds: Report back from the first-ever Do Good Data Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

After much discussion about Etherpad, Piratepad, okfnpad, Storify, and other tools, we settled on good old Google docs. By the time we all arrived at the event, Heidi had created a separate collaborative note-taking doc for each session, and one that served as a table of contents.

Recap: Community Organizing Tools from the Experts

NTEN

As we all know, the nonprofit tech community is loaded with smart and thoughtful organizers who give their time and efforts to help the rest of us do the good work we do. We recognize NTEN’s 501 Tech Clubs (local in-person groups) and Communities of Practice (CoPs) (online affinity groups) organizers are one clever and innovative bunch! We learn new community organizing tips and tools from them all the time.

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The value of collaboration

SocialFish

Now, at work, I can store all those docs on the firm’s collaboration platform and access them via an iPad. Have you saved costs or resources or time using online communities or your intranet?

ROI for a donor database

Robert Weiner

The current software does not interface with our current/new technical environment (MS-Exchange and Office, or Google g-mail, calendar, docs, etc.). As I share with my clients, a “system” is like a 3-legged stool; it has one leg of software, hardware and support, a second leg or infrastructure of resource budget, policies and procedures, management commitment, etc.

Comparing Google Apps to Microsoft Outlook

Idealware

Like Microsoft Exchange, it provides email, calendar and basic contact-management services, while Google Docs—another component of Google Apps—provides file-sharing. Google Docs also offers the ability to access a shared set of documents, but the mental model behind the two applications is fairly different—while Outlook offers a library, Google Docs provides an index of shared documents that can also be opened for easy collaborative editing. PublishDate: July 2011.

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Association Social Media: ASAE

SocialFish

Content comes from a variety of staff within the organization, and each submitter has their preferred way of submitting (Google doc, Word attachment, Excel spreadsheet, email, etc.).

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere, March 20-26

Tech Soup Blog

Kevin warns of a newly discovered security weakness in Google Docs. Sarah reflects on how librarians around the world are learning to offer better services with fewer resources. In case you missed it, here are a few things that have been on our minds over the past week. From the TechSoup Community: TechSoup Blog. Elliot asks what your nonprofit can learn from the YMCA about IT alignment. Robert considers a study that asks whether first-time online donors become recurring donors.

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A Wiki Convert

Idealware

Last week, I wrote a post about how useful Delicious is to keep resources organized - I'm still in awe of that one. With over 35 sections on different types of software systems, and many people volunteering to review, we knew it could be a versioning nightmare if we were just emailing around Word docs with comments. We used Google docs to track who had made a final internal review, being shared between me, Laura, and the writer working on the project, Chris.

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Slides from Nonprofits, Healthcare, and Social Media Keynote

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To prepare for this presentation, I used social media tools not only to locate the experts and good examples, but this time invited them to collaborate in a google doc that ultimately became the wiki resource page. | View | Upload your own. I was invited to give a keynote at a gathering of 300 IT leaders and managers who work for a large healthcare nonprofit.

ISO Brilliant, Business-Oriented Professional Who Wants a Job in a Museum

Museum 2.0

We are looking for an obsessively detail-oriented, highly resourceful, financially savvy, culture-loving individual to be the Administrative Manager of The Museum of Art & History. want to move to Santa Cruz and work at my museum? Or do you know someone who might be perfect for this job?

Why Should Nonprofits Care About Cloud Computing?

Tech Soup Blog

Here is how the CyberOptic Group describes it: Essentially, cloud computing enables computer software and hardware resources to be accessed over the Internet without the need to have any detailed or specific knowledge of the infrastructure used to deliver the resources, much like a utility model. Current examples are Gmail , Yahoo mail , Google Docs , Salesforce , and Microsoft Office Live Workspace.

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11NTC Round-Up: Your Posts, Highlights, and Take-aways

NTEN

Check out notes taken by session attendees throughout the conference using Google Docs , too! Last week, as I emerged from the post-conference haze of catching up on sleep and clearing my in-box, I started reading through blog posts from attendees and speakers. Then I couldn't stop!

4 Ways Nonprofits Can Benefit from the Cloud

Tech Soup Blog

This reduces dependency on limited IT resources, freeing up employees to focus more on their core objectives. For example, staff can manage vendors via Google Docs or create questionnaires via SurveyMonkey. What can cloud computing do for nonprofits?