Building our Membership Knowledge Base

Wild Apricot

We're conducting an online survey to find out what topics we should address in our Membership Knowledge Hub this Fall. Membership Knowledge HubWe hope you'll participate!

To Build or Buy a Software Solution: Which is Right for You?

Association Analytics

Having this knowledge base available to you can be invaluable. We’ve all heard the catchphrase, “ if we build it, they will come. ” The “it” can be any software solution and “they” can be your staff, members or the general public.

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Why You Need a Shopify Web Designer

Byte Technology

We’re not going to expect you to approach us with knowledge beyond what you want to sell and who your customer is. With the Shopify themes your customization is limited and needs to have a certain knowledge base to be utilized. At Byte Technology, we understand web-speak.

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The Nonprofit Fundraising Strategic Plan Guide

EveryAction

The best fundraising strategic plan tells a complete, organized, and analytics-based story that your team can actually use to help your campaign be more successful. Understanding your supporter base. Understanding your supporter base. Rather than adopting a all-hands-on-deck campaign mentality, you're better off applying the same segmenting tactics to your supporter base. Grant Space Knowledge Base (Foundation Center).

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Introducing Candid’s U.S. Social Sector Dashboard, Chapter 1 

Candid

nonprofit sector knowledge base from Independent Sector , Nonprofit Quarterly , and the Urban Institute , among others. . What’s the story of the social sector? And perhaps more fundamentally, what is the social sector?

Support and Maintenance of Your University’s Salesforce Org: Staffing Recommendations

Cloud 4 Good

When you’re putting together a plan on how to get the most out of your school’s Salesforce use, focus on ensuring that you have the right people on the team, based on their skills, that can take accountability for their essential responsibilities and then enable them to be successful.

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[Webinar Series] Virtual Event Exhibitor Training

AccelEvents

For further assistance, refer to our Knowledge Base article ! First time exhibiting at a virtual event? We’re here to help make it a success! Join us every Thursday for an interactive training on how to get your virtual booth up & running using the Accelevents platform.

Giving Season with DipJar

DipJar

Check out this Knowledge Base article to enable SparkVirtual today. Did you know that 30% of annual giving occurs in the last month of the year?

Giving Season with DipJar

DipJar

Check out this Knowledge Base article to enable SparkVirtual today. Did you know that 30% of annual giving occurs in the last month of the year?

How to License Hyper-V on Windows 2008

Tech Soup Blog

Petri IT Knowledge Base, an excellent IT resource from Microsoft MVP in Israel, posted a plain-English post on Windows 2008 licensing concerns when using Hyper-V technology. Definitely bookmark-worthy if you are planning on virtualizing in the near future using this technology.

How to Encourage a Knowledge Sharing Culture

NTEN

Knowledge sharing adds another layer of social media value to the organization, a feedback loop for your social media efforts, an integrated approach to being social. Knowledge sharing results in stronger organizations that have a broader knowledge base about its online stakeholders and a wide net of useful information to meet organizational goals Debra Askanase. Partner. Socialbrite.

Radical Collaboration is Our Best Chance to Fight Climate Change

Saleforce Nonprofit

We draw upon their latest knowledge and innovation and then steer toward the solutions-based food economy.”. This means connecting across sectors, beliefs, and knowledge bases — and empowering local communities to protect the resources that sustain them.

Webinar Recap: Roadmap to Microsoft Training Resources

Tech Soup Blog

From basic-level trainings on different office productivity suites to more advanced Microsoft Certification-level and server courses, there are a host of training materials, online courses, and knowledge-base resources available. We wrapped up this fantastic webinar with Microsoft yesterday.

5 Best Platforms for Virtual Expos

AccelEvents

Extensive knowledge base. Attendees can use the exhibitor directory to locate specific virtual booths or find booths based on a number of search criteria. While live event spaces have been disrupted, virtual event spaces are booming.

4 Ways to Increase Non-Dues Revenue

Web Courseworks

There are steps you can take to make sure you have the appropriate assets and knowledge base to make your eLearning Business a success. Do you currently manage an eLearning department at an association? Are your education programs bringing in value for the organization and for your members? Or do you need assistance generating non-dues revenue from your education offerings?

Applications for the Nonprofit Tech Academy are due April 8

NTEN

I was initially very timid, because my knowledge base was low, but feel much more adept as a result of the Academy. Participants will be selected based on the guidelines and their commitment to full participation. We still have a few slots available in our Nonprofit Tech Academy for spring 2014, but the application deadline is fast approaching. Does the following sound good to you?

Sales Operations Demystified: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How To Do It Right

Sales Hacker

Optimization of Sales Tools, Knowledge Base and other Assets. In the guide, Matt described the different stages — based on annual recurring revenue (ARR) — at which companies should hire its sales ops people. Based on his matrix (see below) , companies reeling in below one million dollars in ARR can hire a number of tech-savvy staff, analysts and administrators to: Manage the CRM. Content and knowledge base management. What is Sales Operations?

Biggest Challenges Event Planners Face in 2021

AccelEvents

Stay connected with communities as well, so you can continue to build your knowledge. Accelevents’ webinars and knowledge base is a great place to stay up to date on all the latest news around the events industry!

5 Microsoft Word Features and Tips

Tech Soup Blog

While there are pages and pages of keyboard shortcuts and tips posted around the web in articles and knowledge bases, we'll start by focusing on 5 that we think may be particularly useful to nonprofit and library users. If you, like millions of other office-dwelling folks around the world, use Microsoft Word to do much of your daily word processing work, you have likely found a few shortcuts, tips, features, and tricks to help make your work more efficient over the years.

6 Essential Enterprise LMS Features for Your Association

Web Courseworks Associations

Using our knowledge of extended enterprise LMSs, we created this guide to help you choose your next solution through the following points: Overview of the Extended Enterprise LMS. Virtual and Place-Based Event Capabilities. eLearning, place-based, live training, and virtual events.

Apply for the Technology Leadership Academy by March 1st

NTEN

I was initially very timid, because my knowledge base was low, but feel much more adept as a result of the Academy. Participants will be selected based on the guidelines and their commitment to full participation. We're approaching the March 1st application deadline for the Technology Leadership Academy -- but there's still time for qualifying organizations to apply!

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

For very small nonprofits, this may not be true, but for medium and large nonprofits—or small nonprofits with a desire to grow their brand recognition and donors base—it’s becoming widely understood that new media managers have a unique and valuable skill set. HTML Knowledge. It’s rare that any web-based activity lasts longer than 30 minutes. Knowledge. Community building is now more strategic and based upon proven best practices.

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Mission Blog: A New Tool for You

AFP Blog

One of the changes added was our new Knowledge Base. Mission Blog: A New Tool for You: "A New Tool for YouRecently our updated website went live, sprucing up our presentation. It looks great!One The format is still evolving. Our commitment is to keep growing and refining the content so that it becomes an ever better resource for you

Jennifer Roller, The Raymond John Wean Foundation

Nonprofit Talent

It’s when I have lost sight of the importance of leaning into the knowledge base of those closest to the challenges that I’ve gone off the rails or needed to course correct. Jennifer Roller President, The Raymond John Wean Foundation, Warren, OH.

Why Should You Provide Continuing Education to Your Members?  

Web Courseworks Associations

Professional education also allows your members to maintain and enhance their knowledge base so they can deliver the best possible services. Professional education is one of the top perks that young professionals are looking for in the 21st century. This is especially true for millennials entering the work force, because they tend to be more concerned about their career paths than older generations.

Sun Microsystems and San Francisco's McKinley Elementary School

Tech Soup Blog

While it's recognized that a strong information and communications technology (ICT) foundation is crucial to flourish in a knowledge-based economy, these same school districts often lack the basic resources to ensure that our next generation has those ICT skills and tools. As the fiscal positions of states and municipalities across the United States deteriorate due to deficits and budget shortfalls, school districts and educational funding are often the first casualties.

Visit to Qatar

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

My proposal was on ensuring that all of humanity benefits from the incredible knowledge and technology. that makes Bookshare possible) and open licensing terms, so that people who the market will fail to address get the benefits of our incredibly rich and expanding knowledge base. I’m on the plane heading back to the U.S. after my first visit to the country of Qatar.

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Wiki Adoption in Organizations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In addition to specific software, there were some general tips and considerations discussed: Wikis are good for creating a knowledge base or encyclopedia. I love the slideshow from the good folks from Atlassian Software www.atlassian.com. It gives me another opportunity to thank Jeffrey S. Walker again for donating the t-shirts that are in high demand. There was a really useful discussion thread on the NTEN list for requests about wiki software and summarized on the blog.

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Exact Target’s 50 Emailing Tips and Stats for 2014 Reduced to Three Key Takeaways

Connection Cafe

subject lines) before building your knowledge-base utilizing testing frameworks. 33% of email recipients open email based on subject line alone. I love a good list and, I suspect you do, too. However, even the best of lists can sometimes feel a little long. That’s why I took Exact Target’s fantastic list of 50 Email Marketing Tips and Stats for 2014 and boiled it down to three key takeaways for nonprofits.

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Priceless Board Members

ASU Lodestar Center

Other Board Members feel that their knowledge base or background is sufficient because they are bringing new skills to the organization. Regardless of their financial contribution this person may be able to bring in multiple new companies, donors, and supporters that could exponentially grow your current financial base.

7 Habits of Highly Successful Technology Partnerships

Connection Cafe

Look for a partner who has refined their approach over time and brings a wide knowledge base informed by past successes. When you decide to integrate new technology in your organization, you may have a good idea about what you want that technology to do, you may even have leads about who makes it – but how can you be sure you’ve found the perfect partner to initiate and implement new solutions for your organization?

Never Stop Learning

ASU Lodestar Center

One of the ways I am trying to improve professionally is to increase my knowledge and ability regarding Social Media. Where else can I improve my knowledge base to do better what I already do (and possibly stop doing some things I do because something else is more efficient)? Our thirst for knowledge should be unquenchable. posted by. Sarah Hipolito , Program Coordinator, Senior. ASU Lodestar Center.

4 Important Focus Areas for Social Good Organizations in 2020

Connection Cafe

To commit to your exploratory journey, bookmark The Explorer , the Blackbaud Institute’s knowledge base of social good information and statistics, and dig into new topics throughout the year.

The importance of professional development in the nonprofit sector

ASU Lodestar Center

Additional training to individuals can also assist in expanding their knowledge on certain subjects that may be beneficial to them in the future. I was able to develop dynamic, innovative, and knowledgeable courses using e-learning tools such as Articulate, Camtasia, Microsoft Office, and worked with graphic artist to develop custom interactive multimedia instruction (IMI). posted by Leslie Beecher , Instructional Designer. ASU Lodestar Center.

The Matter of Museums

Museum 2.0

On one hand, I have the knowledge base to help me frame the issues. They defined museums as “object-based, contextual stories. A place where knowledge grows in collaboration w/ a broad range of people both within & beyond the museum, from scientists to children & all in between.” A museum is _both_ an experience venue _and_ a repository of knowledge. This month we’ve been thinking about “What is a museum?” (I'm I'm not alone there.

Launching the First Wave of the OF/BY/FOR ALL Change Network

Museum 2.0

We'll offer an online program for change, support a global community of practice, and keep expanding the program based on community input. As the network grows, more of the tools and knowledge base will come from participating institutions, with our staff focusing on community organizing and connections. How do you build a movement for institutional change? That's the question we've been grappling with as we start the OF/BY/FOR ALL initiative.

Don't let Knowledge Walk Out the Door

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In a recent post I sounded off about needless complexity in Information Systems and pointed out how it creates, among other problems, a huge knowledge burden: it gets more and more difficult for anyone to understand the system. But even if you try to keep it simple, making sure you have an adequate organizational knowledge base to manage your information system - your hardware, software, website, database, and processes - is quite a challenge.

The Future of the LMS

Gyrus

As well as find a way to get our entire workforce to have a similar knowledge base? Gamifying learnings is an incredibly unique approach that demands the attention of a user when executed appropriately, the learning output can be on par with just about any other manner of knowledge transfer in existence. It seems that even agency based Marketing firms are jumping on the developmental platform, and that is a very good thing.

Leveraging LinkedIn to Prospect for Your Nonprofit

NTEN

And, some may even want to become involved by contributing to your cause, sharing knowledge, experience, or contacts, and/or financially. an Internet knowledge base addressing online business issues - as of March 1, LinkedIn has the fourth highest number of estimated unique monthly visitors.

2011 NTC Preview: Going Online for Capacity Mapping and Resource Matching: The Big Picture

NTEN

You need a lot of information and resources from different knowledge bases, to answer questions such as: Are there already groups within a ten-mile radius that have experience in creating community gardens? Deborah Elizabeth Finn At a time when money is tight, it's especially important to ensure that surplus assets, capacities, and resources do not go unused.

Nonprofit Social Media Smarts: Internal or External Social Networking Tools?

NTEN

Additionally, your online community can serve as a place for staff, board members and volunteers to share knowledge around the clock. . These communities will also appeal to younger members who are already networking through social media-based sites, and demonstrate that your organization is keeping up with technology and ensuring that content is fresh and engaging for members and donors. . First, look to your larger donor and member base, and select a group of pilot users.

Build a Nonprofit’s Technology Assets from the Ground Up, Part 1 of 4

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Programming requires some computer science background and you can be somewhat assured that that person can adequately morph their knowledge base to whatever IT task is at hand. UPDATE: This is now a four-part series instead of two. The next installment will appear on 2/18/2009. Hat tip to Sonny Cloward for suggesting that nonprofits should have a Maslow’s hierarchy of needs when it came to implementing nonprofit technology.

Growing Organizational Knowledge

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In the last post I talked about the difficulties we see organizations have in managing knowledge. In my experience, for information to be truly organizational knowledge, at the very minimum four things must be true: It must be written down so it cannot walk out the door. But you can turn that email into organizational knowledge if you put it where authorized users can see it, add to it, comment on it, and search for it.