File This Under Productivity

Idealware

There are few things I like better than an empty email inbox. A while back, I learned a trick from Akilah Massey of the Association of Small Foundations that is helping me to enjoy that empty inbox state a bit more often.

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Infographic: How To Pick The Right Image File

TechImpact

The file extension you choose to save you image as can in fact impact the way your image appears online. For example, did you know that,png files […]. The post Infographic: How To Pick The Right Image File appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. What’s the difference between a.jpeg and a.jpg? Or what about a.png? What even is a.png? Believe it or not it’s not just random.

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Awesome file viewer in Box.net

Judi Sohn

Box.net has always had the ability to preview files, but it was through their Open Box system so 1. it sent the file to a 3rd party and 2. This new file viewer works right in Box.net and is quite fast. via blog.box.net. Finally!

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Awesome file viewer in Box.net

Judi Sohn

Box.net has always had the ability to preview files, but it was through their Open Box system so 1. it sent the file to a 3rd party and 2. This new file viewer works right in Box.net and is quite fast. via blog.box.net. Finally!

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12 Emotions Fundraisers Feel on FEC Filing Day

EveryAction

In honor of tomorrow''s deadline, discover all of the feels leading up to filing day: fundraising

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Guatemala: the Secret Files

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Frontline World is airing a terrific piece on our Guatemala work tonight on KQED in the Bay Area (9 pm PT). You can view it online right now. It already aired on the east coast. I don't think we've ever had such extensive and thoughtful coverage of a topic: there are the video segments, slideshows, extended interviews and more. Everybody at Benetech is so proud of our human rights team getting this kind of exposure and promoting the importance of human rights

AskIdealware: Remote File Storage

Idealware

Idealware's senior researcher Jay Leslie talks about the advantages of cloud-based file storage systems, something he recently put into practice for our own back-office needs. You are backing up your data, aren't you?

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File Sharing in the Cloud

NTEN

With so many potential solutions for cloud-based file storage and sharing, which one is an organization to choose? As information systems move into the cloud, many organizations are starting to ask, “What about my files?” Files, however, remain stubbornly entrenched on an aging local server. With more employees working remotely full-time and/or in the field, nonprofit organizations are finding that it’s time for those files to become more accessible.

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Nonprofit E-File Data Should Be Open - Sunlight Foundation Blog

AFP Blog

Nonprofit E-File Data Should Be Open - Sunlight Foundation Blog : Carl Malamud''s been busy recently, playing an important role in opening the D.C. But that''s not all he''s been up to. For years, Carl''s efforts at Public.Resource.Org have helped to distribute the data provided to the IRS by nonprofits through Form 990. The data contained in this form is vital public information: it can help donors figure out who''s running a nonprofit and how effectively.

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Share Files and Collaborate Online with Box

Tech Soup Blog

Box.org provides organizations with the Box file-sharing, content management, and collaboration service. You can use Box's cloud-based storage and collaboration tools to replace traditional on-premises file servers and traditional file-sharing processes.

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Planning for 2011: Grow Your Sustainer File

Connection Cafe

This can translate to your sustainer file undergoing a lot of churn every year. After you've figured out this stop-loss strategy, then it's time to figure out how to grow your sustainer file through using best practices - a topic for a future blog post. Author: Sally Heaven. Twas the Tuesday before Thanksgiving and all through the nonprofit community all eyes were on Cyber Monday and end-of-year fundraising and making the annual goal.

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5 Methods to Integrate Case Files with Service Billing

Vertex Systems

5 Methods to Integrate Case Files with Service Billing. When your team feels being ‘spread thin,’ it seems natural to put off case notes ‘until later.’ Before you know it, ‘until later’ results in time after work, or on the weekends.

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Inheriting Confusion in Fundraising: Strategies to Cope with Database Cleanup

Connection Cafe

It’s probably happened to anyone who has changed jobs in fundraising a few times – you inherit files that are less than helpful. I’ve recently been dealing with “inherited” files, and occasionally it has felt overwhelming.

Four Steps for Choosing the Right Cloud Storage Solution: September Tip of the Month

Idealware

There are a lot of good reasons to put your nonprofit’s files in the Cloud—Cloud storage can reduce the burden on IT staff and open up opportunities to do their work remotely. Consider Your Files. What kinds of files do you need to store and what level of management is necessary?

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New article: A Few Good File Sharing Tools | 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 New article: A Few Good File Sharing Tools By Laura Quinn , March 31, 2008 Weve got a new article up - A Few Good Tools for Sharing Files with Distributed Groups.

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Securely Manage Your Accounting Files with QuickBooks Online Plus

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup is proud to announce QuickBooks Online Plus , a new offering from our donation partner Intuit. QuickBooks Online is the cloud-based version of Intuit's popular accounting and financial management software. For more information, see what the Plus edition includes.

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File Management: Messy Desktop?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A great little tutorial from Bernie Dodge on File Management. What does your desktop look like

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Reading pdf files without Acrobat

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

About a year ago we began creating all reports and other printer-friendly output from our Members Only applications as pdf files and opening them for viewing. Because the pdf file format has become a standard, any report can now be easily posted to a website or emailed to a colleague. This little app opens with lightening speed to display, search and print pdf files.

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Google Docs Now Supports All File Types

Tech Soup Blog

As of yesterday , you can now upload files of any type to Google Docs, not just Google Docs–supported formats. You probably heard Google's big news yesterday , but it might have overshadowed a less historic (but still pretty cool) announcement. read more. Tools Web 2.0 Tools

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Tools to Share Large Files Online

Tech Soup Blog

TechCrunch, the popular technology blog, just published a survey and matrix on some online apps to share large files. We had a forum thread on a similar topic a few weeks ago, and as the responses in the blog post and forum thread suggest, there is no clear "winner" in this field, and the best tool for you will depend on your organization's needs. read more. Tools

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Breaking: Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Convio | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Convio , Startups , eCRM , salesforce.com Breaking: Class Action Lawsuit Filed Against Convio 04.25.08 | 3399 10 Comments [link] Breaking%3A+Class+Action+Lawsuit+Filed+Against+Convio 2008-04-25+17%3A48%3A06 Allan+Benamer A quick search on “Convio lawsuit&# in Google turns up: [link] [dockets_justia_com] The lawsuit was filed on April 22, 2008 and the plaintiff is Scott D.H. Digging further turned up this PDF document of the filing.

5 Nonprofit Tech Solutions For Improving Internal Communication

TechImpact

File sharing. Your nonprofit might have a on-site server used for file sharing, which is great if you have the time and resources to maintain it. TechSoup reports that 26% of the 2012 survey respondents were using a cloud-based file sharing service. Image courtesy of MeetUp.

Technology Challenges Nonprofits Face

TechImpact

Cloud-based Constituent Relationship Management (CRM) systems that integrate with email services and analytics are growing in popularity, along with the ability to share files and data. Image courtesy of Rensec IT Consulting.

Wild Apricot Blog : Next Generation File Sharing Comes Out of the Box

Wild Apricot Blog

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4 Cloud Myths Nonprofit CFOs Need To Know

TechImpact

The cloud is very flexible when it comes to finding the right applications, storage, file sharing, and protection requirements for your nonprofit’s data. Industry News budget cloud computing cloud storage data file sharing information IT staff IT support maintenance security server

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Infographic: NGOs And The Cloud

TechImpact

Industry News cloud cloud computing data Data Management file sharing

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Free Data Recovery Software to Undelete Lost Files

Wild Apricot Blog

Have you ever accidentally deleted an important file? In an over-extended and understaffed small non-profit, rushing to do seven different things at once, deleting the wrong file is an error that can happen all too easily. When you delete a file through Windows Explorer, that file goes into the Recycling Bin (and similarly, Trash for Mac users) — unless you've changed.( An image that can't be recaptured, or a document you've worked long hours to prepare?

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Great reads from around the web on June 29th

Amy Sample Ward

roundup bookmarks causemarketing emotions facebook files future google health impactinvesting list marketing pdf philanthrocapitalism philanthropy postalicious psychology reports research resources social media stats

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4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits

TechImpact

General Tech application apps cloud collaboration conferencing file sharing mobile smartphone tablet technology Image courtesy of The Journal. A connected nonprofit is a successful nonprofit when it comes to collaborating and working in teams.

Wild Apricot Blog : Affordable Online File Storage for Multiple Computers

Wild Apricot Blog

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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

Everyaction

Speed is everything for mobile users, and large images will load more slowly on phone screens than they do on desktops, so reduce your image file sizes where possible to minimize loading time and keep your members’ eyes on your content. According to the recently released.

12 Key Digital Engagement Trends from the 2018 M+R Benchmarks Report

Everyaction

Twenty one percent of email files took an online advocacy action in 2017. The annual M+R Benchmarks Report has arrived again, shining a light on trends that are shaping nonprofits’ digital programs. With data from 154 nonprofit participants, we are once again treated to invaluable insights on numerous facets of digital engagement, covering websites, email messaging, online engagement, social media posts, and digital ads.

5 Steps to Running a Campus Voter Registration Program

Everyaction

EveryAction contains the best voting age population file , which enables administrators to gauge student voter participation and track the impacts of the voter registration program over time.

5 Signs Your Nonprofit Needs a New CRM

Everyaction

Even if you’ve put together a system of Excel files that seems to be working, it’s easy for that data to be lost in a staff transition or computer crash.

Ready for Year-End? Here Are 10 Easy Things You Can Do to Raise More Money

Everyaction

Use our Facebook integration tools to set up a look-alike file to find more donors. We won't waste your time with a lengthy intro. With #GivingTuesday and Year-End fundraising rapidly approaching, we'll get straight to the point.

Planned Giving 101: What Nonprofits Need to Know

Everyaction

Finally, in the gift record, users can easily track and update the amount and status of the gift, the staff members assigned to the project and the point of contact for the gift, and any other beneficiaries, as well as adding notes and uploading files as necessary.

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5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

Everyaction

More than 80% of the US population has at least one social media profile, making it one of the best ways to connect with alumni, even reaching those who may not have current email addresses or phone numbers on file.

5 Tech Best Practices Universities Should Use To Keep Alumni Connected

Everyaction

More than 80% of the US population has at least one social media profile, making it one of the best ways to connect with alumni, even reaching those who may not have current email addresses or phone numbers on file.

Better Data, Better Donors

Everyaction

In EveryAction’s reporting tool, you can view the number of records in each stage of the major gifts process and access individual record files at every stage. With EveryAction you can easily add these details and more (follow up tasks, files about the grant, contact history and notes, and payment dates). (This is the final post in our New Year, New Heights development series. Need to catch up?

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Our EveryAction Hero: National Women's Law Center

Everyaction

Speaking of recent events, the National Women’s Law Center along with Americans United for Separation of Church and State recently filed a lawsuit against the Trump Administration for rules denying women birth control coverage. Since 1972, the National Women’s Law Center has worked tirelessly to protect and advance the progress of women and girls in virtually every aspect of their lives.

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