Just the Facts: Web Hosting Truths & Myths

Byte Technology

When it comes to the world of web hosting, myths and truths abound. Web hosting is complicated… or is it? The best hosts are free … or are they? Here are some facts and falsehoods that you should take to heart before embarking on a search for the perfect web hosting service.

Recap: Twitter #GivingTuesdayMyths Chat Hosted by Salesforce Foundation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Yesterday Allison Fine and I participated in a chat hosted by the Salesforce Foundation and moderated by Emily Goodstein on the topic “GivingTuesday Myths.”

Picking a Web Hosting

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

characterize your state of mind as to host’s advertisements: regardless of whether you are against it or not. When you are finished with every one of these things, take out every one of the hosts that don’t meet your necessities. And afterward you simply pick the host with the minimum swarmed channels. Web HostingPicking a web facilitating is a vital advance in making a site. The entire working of your web asset relies upon this decision.

Hosting Harkin at the Hub

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Recently, I had the pleasure to host Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) for exactly such a meeting of minds with ten fellow social entrepreneurs. We hosted Harkin and ten fellow social entrepreneurs at the cool space of the Hub SoMa, in the heart of San Francisco.

The Need for Speed: The Overwhelming Benefits of a Fast Website Hosting

Byte Technology

No matter the size and scope of your website and no matter the importance it holds for your business, one mistake that no doubt countless people regret skimping on is the crucial element of good and effective hosting. Learn more about Byte Technology’s high-speed web hosting for nonprofits.

How to Choose the Best WordPress Host for Your Needs

Byte Technology

That said, one component of a great WordPress site—and one that far too many users ignore—is whether or not they’ve chosen a solid, fast and reliable hosting service. Is a free host the way to go? Is it worth shelling out some bucks for a higher quality host? So check out these hosting options and do a little research before settling on a decision. Free WordPress Hosting. However, that’s rarely true when it comes to web hosting. Shared WordPress Hosting.

San Francisco to host new urban innovation lab

AFP Blog

San Francisco to host new urban innovation lab : "With access to a variety public, private, academic and nonprofit entities — two of the world's largest and most influential digital companies, Twitter and Uber, are located across the street from the new Superpublic space — Hirshberg and the team behind the project saw "there was an opportunity to do serious work.

5 Tips for Nonprofits To Host Effective Walking Meetings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Has your organization hosted a walking meeting? @kanter A walking meeting in progress. Gotta take advantage of these #nyc streets + great weather! cc @ynpnnyc pic.twitter.com/RkZDLoG77T. Christopher Chavez (@mr_tumnus) May 2, 2014.

Sticker Shock: The Dangers of Free Website Building & Hosting for Non-Profits

Byte Technology

So why is biting at the lure of free website building and/or hosting a bad idea for non-profits? This is perhaps the greatest pitfall of the free website world: once up and running, too often the user has little or no control over what the free website hosting company does.

The Art of Gathering: A Fabulous Book to Help You Host Better Meetings and Events

Museum 2.0

The book explains how to host events with purpose, drawing lessons from intimate parties, mass happenings, and international summits. Here are my three big takeaways from The Art of Gathering : Hosting is an exercise in courageous leadership.

I’m hosting the carnival next week

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology I’m hosting the carnival next week April 11, 2008 (Photo by frankienose ) I’m hosting the Carnival of Nonprofit Consultants here, next week.

Giving Day Hosts Must Have A Crisis Plan – #Givedaylessons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Colorado Gives has hosted six gives days and has over $111 million dollars for Colorado nonprofits. We look at a number of potential issues: What happens if the facility where we host our data servers has a power failure?

HOW TO: Host a Tweet Chat for Your Nonprofit

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Some large nonprofits host tweet chats monthly, while others do so only during the launch of specific campaigns or case studies. Excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

Web Lingo 101: IP Addresses, Hosting, Domains and FTP

See What's Out There

Or what a hosting server does? The post Web Lingo 101: IP Addresses, Hosting, Domains and FTP appeared first on See3 Advice for Do-Gooders. strategy domain domain name hosting ip address web lingo website Ever wonder how your IP address and domain name work together? Our web team provides definitions and explanations for basic web lingo to help you understand what makes your website work.

How to Set Up a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog

AFP Blog

How to Set Up a Self-Hosted WordPress Blog : Last week, I asked you how I could be of help. Of the hundreds of responses I received, many of you said you were itching to learn how to start a successful blog. NPBlogging NPBlogs NPBlogsetup

Google and Mashable to Host First Hangout-a-thon for Charity

AFP Blog

Google and Mashable to Host First Hangout-a-thon for Charity : The Hangout-a-thon is a phoneathon for the connected generation of the 21st century. It will feature 12 hours of thought-provoking guests, who will share updates on some of the most disruptive non-profits working today. The best part is, if you like what you hear, you can take action right on the spot by donating to the project through the Google Hangout

Host an ARTBreak in your community

Have Fun - Do Good

"The purpose of art is washing the dust of daily life off our souls." ~ Pablo Picasso Do you think you get more done if you focus, nose-to-the-grindstone, or if you take lots of breaks? According to a recent New York Times article, Relax!

AskIdealware: Hosted or Installed Software?

Idealware

What's the difference between hosted and installed software? Our always-insightful senior researcher Jay Leslie breaks down these two categories of software systems in this week's installment of AskIdealware. Got a question for us? Email it along and maybe we'll answer it with a video. -->.

The evolution of web hosting

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology The evolution of web hosting November 8, 2007 It seems like not so long ago that I helped an organization build a Linux email and web server, that we plugged into a college internet connection, so that they could begin to take advantage of the wonders of the internet.

Over 300 Cities Host Social Good Meetups

Frogloop

and abroad are hosting Meetups today. In you are in DC please join us (I'm co-hosting) for a great discussion by the United Nations and Screen on the Green at 1331 G St, NW, Suite 900 from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM. Mashable kicked off their third annual Social Good Summit Sept. 22 nd in NYC. The summit runs though today, September 24 th and explores the impact that technology is having on media, and how digital media is affecting our lives and changing the world.

3,589 Clubs Use This #1 Club Website Hosting Provider

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’re looking for an all-in-one club website hosting provider that can help you easily create a website for your club, look no further. Wild Apricot is the #1 provider (5 years in a row and running) used by 1,000s of clubs across the US and the rest of the world

GUIDE: Growing and Sustaining your Volunteer Program

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

If you need to host a longer training, consider making it a separate workshop that volunteers can take together. Consider profiling them on your social media pages, hosting an appreciation event, or writing regular thank you notes.

Why Nonprofits Should Consider Hosting a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign [Infographic]

NonProfit Hub

This information was pulled from numerous industry reports, as well as actual case studies of DoJiggy clients that host peer-to-peer fundraising events using crowdfunding software.

5 Tips to Host a Successful Fundraising Event

Tech Soup Blog

When you host a fundraising event, you want people to be talking about it long before it even takes place. Are you trying to raise funds for a worthy cause? Maybe you're a teacher, and you want to help your class go on a big trip.

Ask Me Anything: Packard Foundation Hosting Google Hangout Today – Oct 29th at 3 PM PST

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Packard Foundation is hosting a Google Hangout and will be live from our headquarters. This is from a blog post by Luis Chabolla at the Community Foundation of Santa Cruz.

Hosting a Day of Giving? The Knight Foundation Playbook Answers Your Questions

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These community foundations are actively using the Giving Day Playbook to host Giving Days in their communities and it forms the backbone to peer exchanges. 12, Knight Foundation hosted a webinar for almost 200 community foundations, nonprofits, and others interested in hosting a Giving Day.

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Hosting a private meet-up before the rest of the party kicks off?

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7 Tips to Make Sure That Your Nonprofit Fundraising Event Doesn't Flop

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

By being well-organized in advance and assembling a well-connected host committee, you can meet your fundraising goals and make your attendees eager to return to next year’s event. Recruit your Host Committee and Start Inviting Guests. Prepare your Host Committee and Staff.

3 Steps to Getting Your Board More Involved in Fundraising

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

This can include being an advocate for the organization in the community; expanding the organizations’ network; hosting cultivation meetings or events; thanking donors, and asking donors for support. Consider also hosting an annual fundraising retreat for the board.

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Convio Hosts CASE Panel on Social Networking, Media - MarketWatch

AFP Blog

Convio Hosts CASE Panel on Social Networking, Media - MarketWatch: "AUSTIN, Texas, Jul 14, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- David Lotz, Convio's Director of Higher Education, hosted a session directed at senior-level advancement professionals looking to explore creative ways to advance their programs and to forge ahead in new directions today at the 2008 CASE Summit.

Ask Idealware: Hosting Video | 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 Ask Idealware: Hosting Video By Laura Quinn , February 7, 2008 Barb asks : Do you have any recommendations on good web hosting companies for a mid-sized site with video? Most hosting companies do not require a long-term contract.

Why You Should Start Creating a Mid-Level Donor Program ASAP

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Consider hosting a quarterly conference call with your executive director to update your donors about your nonprofit’s work. By focusing a little extra energy on your mid-level donors, you can raise more money and create a quality pipeline for your major gifts officers.

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

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Websites like Philanthropy News Digest and RFP Database host RFPs from a wide variety of organizations, all with unique needs, and vendors with varying specialties are combing through them looking for projects they can hit out of the park.

TechSoup to Host Mozilla Ignite Idea Jam

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup will host this event at 525 Brannan Street #300, San Francisco. How would you improve communities if there were an Internet without limits? What difference would you be capable of making that you can’t today, if you had access to super high Internet networking speeds? These are the questions Mozilla and the National Science Foundation have teamed up to ask through the Mozilla Ignite Apps Challenge.

Don’t trust your host with your domain – even if it’s Google

Judi Sohn

Especially if it’s Google and you can’t pick up the phone and get immediate support. I’m reading a rant on Joel on Software against Google Apps. The short story is that he signed up for Google Apps and registered his domain at the same time.

Our EveryAction Hero: St. John's Hospital Foundation

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Today they’re really thriving and hosting special event galas and a golf outing. John's Hospital Foundation has been working since 1999 to support St. John's Medical Center.

TechSoup Hosts Saturday Hackathon 4 Good

Tech Soup Blog

Recently, TechSoup hosted a special hackathon in the spirit of and to coincide with the opening of the Mashable Social Good Summit and Hackathon. The purpose of the Saturday Hackathon 4 Good was to develop technology solutions to support youth.

Do Non-Profits Want Hosted Software?

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Charlie Crystle leaves us with a funny piece of marketing data : CC: Our research showed us that 85% of the non-profits did not want hosted software, they wanted desktop software. Anybody care to take a stab at the question of what percentage of nonprofits would not want hosted software in 2009? We developed a platform that merged the power of the desktop with web services. That was back in 2002.

TechSoup Hosts Hackathon for Youth Health

Tech Soup Blog

ISIS , an online sexuality information service for youth, kicked off its recent Sex Tech Conference by hosting its first ever Hackathon for Youth Health. The hackathon, co-hosted by TechSoup , brought together youth sexual health experts and developers to design a technology tool to improve youth health and wellness. Technology Solutions for Health Problems? The health experts and developers had one day to explore the scope of the problem and develop a technological solution.

Evans School hosts Microsoft forum about corporate giving - The Daily of the University of Washington

AFP Blog

Evans School hosts Microsoft forum about corporate giving - The Daily of the University of Washington: "Last night, the Evans School of Public Affairs hosted a forum on corporate social responsibility as part of an ongoing course offered at the Evans School that features lectures from various leaders of business and industry.The lecture featured two representatives from locally based corporate.

How to Choose a Green Website Host

Tech Soup Blog

But, where is your website hosted? There are lots of green website hosts out there and their prices are competitive with their dirtier counterparts. How Do You Find an Eco-Friendly Website Host? Green does not always have to cost you more, especially when it comes to technology. As you have probably heard, datacenters are the biggest green house gas generators in the IT world.

You Are Invited: Packard Foundation Hosting Google Hangout on Oct 29th at 3 PM PST to Celebrate My 4 Years As Visiting Scholar

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Packard Foundation is hosting a Google Hangout and will be live from our headquarters. This tweet was sent a Packard Foundation board meeting four years ago. By today’s standards, it isn’t earth shattering.

Meet TechSoup Forum Expert Host: Gary LaMontagne

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup talked with longtime forums host Gary LaMontagne and learned more about his nonprofit work. Gary Lamontagne, (username: glamontagne ), Network and Systems Administrator and host of TechSoup's Networks forum and Nonprofit Careers forum. Name, title, and TechSoup username. Location (city, state, country). Berlin, NH, USA. Organization that you work for/volunteer with. Coos County Family Health Services. Tell us briefly the mission of your organization and your work.