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Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Computer files are available in different formats and they have to be converted from one format to another in order to view them. In numerous occasions we find ourselves with a file which our computer can’t open. Thus file converters are a very useful piece of software for any PC.

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12 Emotions Fundraisers Feel on FEC Filing Day


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

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File This Under Productivity


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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7 PAC Reporting Errors Your Filing Software Should Help You Avoid


Whether you''ve been filing reports for years or managing your first PAC, you understand the crucial role that filing software plays in making sure the numbers always come out right.

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Judi Sohn 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 and is quite fast. via Finally!

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Awesome file viewer in

Judi Sohn 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 and is quite fast. via Finally!

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Infographic: How To Pick The Right Image File


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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AskIdealware: Remote File Storage


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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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 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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Rank and File: Tips for Improving Your Position on Today’s Search Engines

Byte Technology

The post Rank and File: Tips for Improving Your Position on Today’s Search Engines appeared first on Byte Technology’s Web Design Insights Blog.

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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

File Sharing in the Cloud


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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Save the Day: Knowing Which WordPress Files to Always Back Up

Byte Technology

The Core WordPress Files. The core refers to any and all files that essentially run your website, from the root folder to “wp-includes” to the “wp-admin” folder. Most users wouldn’t normally make any changes to these files or folders as they’re static across all WordPress sites. Configuration Files. There are two important parts within the configuration files: the “wp-config.php” file and the “.htaccess” htaccess” file.

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


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


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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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.

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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What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

The bottom line is that if you’re not growing your email file, then you’re doomed to decline. Every year, nonprofit consultants M+R release their annual Benchmarks report , which provides an overview of digital trends in the sector.

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 , 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.

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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Have easy access to the voter file. Thousands of nonprofits use EveryAction every day to raise money, manage offline fundraising through pledges and grants, send emails, run nonprofit digital advocacy campaigns, and so much more.

Great reads from around the web on June 29th

Amy Sample Ward

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

Wild Apricot

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Free Data Recovery Software to Undelete Lost Files

Wild Apricot

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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Infographic: NGOs And The Cloud


Industry News cloud cloud computing data Data Management file sharing

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4 Cloud Myths Nonprofit CFOs Need To Know


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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5 Nonprofit Tech Solutions For Improving Internal Communication


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


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.

4 Tech Solutions To Better Collaboration For Nonprofits


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.

8 Secrets To Writing a Great Nonprofit RPF With Ease [Free Template]

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Have there been any complaints filed by not-so-happy clients? And if you're not taking advantage of free online posting sources, you might as well just file away that RFP in the back of your desk drawer.

Writing (and Testing) Great Nonprofit Emails

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Smaller images files will load more quickly than one large image. Crafting smart and effective emails can be challenging. Every list is different and there is no one-size-fits-all approach to writing effective emails. Luckily, there are a few tried-and-true principles to guide your writing. Once you've got something drafted, take the time to test your emails. Test everything from messaging to subject lines.

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Wild Apricot Blog : Affordable Online File Storage for Multiple Computers

Wild Apricot

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Nonprofit Tax Compliance: Three Things You Need to Know

Wild Apricot

Learn three things you need to know about nonprofit tax compliance, and how to implement them from a filing expert

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ASU Lodestar Center Blog: Lost Your Tax-Exemption? What Next ?

ASU Lodestar Center

What Next — posted by Pat Lewis , Senior Professional in Residence ASU Lodestar Center The IRS has begun to revoke the tax-exempt status for those nonprofit organizations that have not filed some form of a 990 (information report) for three years. A large number of these organizations are smaller nonprofits that previously were not required to file an annual return because their gross revenues were $25,000 or less. [1]

5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018


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.

The Huddle Perpetual License

Tech Soup Blog

provides cloud-based file sharing, file storage (10 GB), content management, task management, collaborative calendaring, reminders, meeting organizing, discussion boards, plus a bunch of other things. Project Management cloud cloud computing online collaboration Huddle tshuddle file storage One of the common characteristics of cloud-based services is the pay-by-month or pay-by-year model.

8 Tips for Your Nonprofit RFP Process Featuring a Free RFP Template


Have there been any complaints filed by not-so-happy clients? And if you're not taking advantage of free online posting sources, you might as well just file away that RFP in the back of your desk drawer. So your nonprofit needs a new vendor or consultant. You know what that means! Time to start the RFP process to make sure you find the best vendor for your organization.