Thu.May 03, 2012

Attention Data Nerds: Nonprofits Miss Out on the Power of LinkedIn: Learn How to Tap It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: By the time you are reading, I’ll probably have been on a jet plane for far longer than I want to be and maybe have landed in Rwanda. Once I recover from the journey, expect read reports about the Networked NGO in Rwanda and use of social media to support Women’s Rights organizations. If you’re motivated to go deeper on LinkedIn after reading this summary, you will want to check out my curated list of nonprofit and LinkedIn resources here.

10 Things To Consider in a CRM

Idealware

PublishDate: May 2012. Author: Laura S. Quinn. Constituent Relationship Management systems allow you to track a 360 degree view of all your interactions with constituents. What’s more, all the available options—including Salesforce.com, CiviCRM, SugarCRM and Microsoft Dynamics CRM—are relatively inexpensive for nonprofits, or even free. Sounds ideal, right? In practice, though, each of these systems tends to be more of a platform you can customize than an out-of-the-box solution.

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How To Plan a Successful Hybrid Program

SocialFish

Hybrid events are changing. They began as an alternative way to connect a remote audience to a live, in-person event. However, organizations soon realized that providing remote attendees “a seat in the back of the room” does not translate to a compelling online experience.

Do It Yourself Cloud Databases

NTEN

Eric Segal. President. Data Collaborative. With a Cloud Platform, you can build a web application that will allow you to enter the exact data that is appropriate for your program, and then produce the exact reports, charts, emails and other output that you need.

How to Add a Subscribe Button to your YouTube Videos (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

If your nonprofit has a YouTube channel, and you have the ability to edit video, you’ll find this tutorial very useful (assuming you want to increase the number of people subscribing to your channel). Getting subscribers attention while they’re watching.

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Jocelyn Harmon: People, Words, Technology & Truth: How I Have Fun, Do Good

Have Fun - Do Good

My second guest blogger in this run of the Have Fun, Do Good guest post series is the warm and wonderful Jocelyn Harmon. Jocelyn is passionate about helping nonprofits to succeed online so that they can change the world!

Nonprofit Technology Conference 2012 Our Reflections

Influence

After sometime to reflect on the ongoings of NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference, we wanted to share our thoughts on what we learned, gained and enjoyed about the conference. After sometime to reflect on the ongoings of NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference, we wanted to share our thoughts on what we learned, gained and enjoyed about the conference. read more. Influence Events

Upcoming Webinar on May 10: Creating Effective Reports

Tech Soup Blog

If you attended our previous webinar Explore, Report, and Share Your Data Online , you may remember that TechSoup is holding a webinar focusing on SAP's Crystal Reports. This webinar, held on Thursday, May 10 at 11 a.m. Pacific time , will focus on how SAP's Crystal Reports 2011 can provide effective reporting solutions for your organization. Register today as space is limited!

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Statewide Online Fundraising: GiveMN Surpasses $50 Million - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy.

AFP Blog

Statewide Online Fundraising: GiveMN Surpasses $50 Million - NPQ – Nonprofit Quarterly - Promoting an active an engaged democracy. : One of only two statewide, year-round online giving platforms, GiveMN hit a milestone this week by surpassing $50 million in giving. The amount was raised for more than 6,200 nonprofits in the state from 150,000 Minnesotans over a period of two and a half years

In Our Own Words

Connection Cafe

Author: Guest Blogger. Editor’s Note: This week the Convio team has reflected upon our journey: funny times, client successes, company progress and our future. We've enjoyed including you with Gene's post Monday , Sara's post Tuesday and Gary's post yesterday. And now a little more as we continue to share, in our own words, our Convio. First from Angie McDermott , VP of Human Resources. For me, it takes the form of a love letter.

Charities May Soon Get a Way to Seek Bigger Text Gifts - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Charities May Soon Get a Way to Seek Bigger Text Gifts - Prospecting - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

New Members Are Asking Questions. and We’ve Got the Answers!

NTEN

Each month, NTEN’s Membership team hosts a phone call for new Members. We introduce ourselves, talk a little bit about NTEN’s resources, and then open the conversation up to learn about all of those on the call. This month, our new Members were interested in ways to engage the community and access our resources on databases. Keep reading to learn more about the topics we discussed on the call!