6 Steps for Getting Started with Social CRM for Membership Orgs

SocialFish

Social CRM is a business philosophy supported by technology and workflow. Most importantly – start mapping social data (eg asking members for their Twitter profiles, LinkedIn profiles etc) NOW. Social CRM Use Cases for Membership Orgs.

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11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

Connection Cafe

Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). Here are the top 11 tips for nonprofits to embrace technology for even greater impact.

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Tech Across Your Org: Technology Leadership at a Small Organization

NTEN

By Judi Sohn, Outgoing VP of Operations, Fight Colorectal Cancer Fight Colorectal Cancer: > 6 year-old Org > 6 Full-time Staff > $1.1 But I do have to do my homework and make smaller, strategic technology decisions. Focus first on process, not technology.

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TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

million technology products to 183,000 social benefit organizations in 40 countries across the world. Sure, the numbers are impressive, but even more impressive is the impact those technology product donations have made. Want to see your organization’s story on the map?

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. We'd also like to introduce Bea Dominguez, who is writing about some of the nonprofits highlighted on the map.

Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

The Blue Hair Technology Group in Johns Creek, Georgia (northeast of Atlanta), is educating senior citizens to use new technologies like tablet computers and Facebook so they can keep in touch. Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map.

TechSoup Global Launches Local Impact Map

Tech Soup Blog

million technology products to 183,000 social benefit organizations in 40 countries across the world. Sure, the numbers are impressive, but even more impressive is the impact those technology product donations have made. Want to see your organization’s story on the map?

TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile: Nonprofits Back to School — In Brazil

Tech Soup Blog

Now that TechSoup’s Local Impact Map has officially launched , let's discover one of great new organizations featured there. We'd also like to introduce Bea Dominguez, who is writing about the nonprofits highlighted on the map.

Seniors Learn to Use Tablets in Georgia — TechSoup Local Impact Map Profile

Tech Soup Blog

The Blue Hair Technology Group in Johns Creek, Georgia (northeast of Atlanta), is educating senior citizens to use new technologies like tablet computers and Facebook so they can keep in touch. Blue Hair Technology Group is featured on TechSoup’s new Local Impact Map.

Org Charts: Social Networking for the At-Work Set

Museum 2.0

Org charts, like maps, aren't given the attention they should be, especially in large institutions. Org charts are not just about putting people in their place. Here's a snippet from a map of the affiliations of the JP Morgan board of directors.

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Vote for TechSoup's Sessions for the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference!

Tech Soup Blog

The 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference is coming to TechSoup’s hometown of San Francisco in April and we couldn’t be more excited! The Nonprofit Technology Conference ( 12NTC ), organized by the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN), brings together nonprofit leaders from far and wide to learn about the latest in technology that can benefit their organizations and the communities those organizations serve. Mapping and Data Visualizations for Nonprofits.

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I’ve worked with about 10 orgs of various sizes–the largest being about 20 staff. A big part of my work is mapping out how these groups do fund development. What I’d like to share today is some process maps that describe donor management at these orgs.

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Workplace Giving Data Problems Just Got Worse

3rd Sector Labs

In fact, they are barely visible in many communities … replaced by a collection of service providers and technology vendors focused on the needs of the corporation and the employee. The second blog, Why Mid-sized Businesses Need CSR , gives us a map of the problem.

Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission: Recap and Recordings of the ONTC

NTEN

Technology planning in nonprofits is too often thought about in terms of how many computers we need and the IT staff to maintain them from the basement of the organization. But technology is critical to an organization's success: all staff depend on it to deliver programs, communicate the organization's mission, raise money, etc. So why is technology still not a essential part of many organizations' overall strategies? Get org-wide buy-in.

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Just wanted to add that any org can start a free 15-day/5-user trial of Arrowpointe Maps. Tags: salesforce.com mapping This entry was posted on Saturday, January 12th, 2008 at 8:49 am and is filed under CRM , Technology.

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Then the org will go back to view unpaid pledges at some point in the future that makes sense for them. This entry was posted on Monday, March 19th, 2007 at 2:32 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology.

The Content Curation Issue: NTEN:Change Six is Live

NTEN

Mapping Your Communications Mix," from Idealware's Laura Quinn, with tips and examples for mapping the right mix of content for your channels--and organizational goals. Nonprofit Leaders talk about their balance (or unbalance) of IT for mission versus keeping the org's lights on.

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Five Cool Tools for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

I personally love the fact that I get to wear so many hats and do so many things, even if resources are tighter than at larger orgs. This post was originally published on Mizz Information.

Dapper’s first results with nonprofit databases | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

My stated goal is to generate a Google maps mashup out of databases built by non-profit organizations. Charitynavigator.org – uses static HTML pages so queries are unique for each and every org and there’s no easy way to generate separate organization IDs nyc-arts.org – same problems as Guidestar.org Don’t fret though — I’m going to see if I can make this work over time.

Biting off more than you can chew?

Idealware

It makes me think that nonprofit organizations have a tendency to want to bite off more than they can chew when starting a new technology project, and this adversely affects the project. How are projects handled at your org?

What Does Big Data Have to Do With Me and My Organization?

Tech Soup Blog

Without a doubt big data is one of the most talked about topics in nonprofit technology and IT in general this year. Data Mapping and Visualization. Microsoft enables charities to use Bing Maps free of charge. ESRI mapping tools software donations. Technology for Good. (In

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Let’s Connect at the NTC!

Amy Sample Ward

It’s that time again: time to meet up at the Nonprofit Technology Conference! East-West Technology, Culture & Food Exchange: Innovation and culture sharing with NGO counterparts in India. What : Technology can be an amazing tool for social and economic development.

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Multi-channel for Marriage Equality

Connection Cafe

At the cornerstone of this history-in-the-making moment, was of course, the Human Rights Campaign and their genius use of people and technology. ” HRC is capitalizing on this recent shift in public opinion, and their campaign continues on – they are urging people across the country to text notes of support of marriage equality and the message displays on a very cool Google Maps mashup. Author: Jill Ward.

Latest Issue of NTEN:Change is Live: Myth-Busting, Everyday Innovation, Case-Studies, Confessions, and More

NTEN

Using Everyday Technology to Improve Your Services ," from Idealware's Laura Quinn and MAP for Nonprofits' Amy Wagner, with tips and inspiration for finding the innovation within your existing technology.

Reach Out and Charge Someone

Connection Cafe

No, I think Writer/Director Robert Zemeckis missed the mark just a tad, but I have to admit I never would have guessed our true direction either… I would never have believed that in my pocket, I could carry a device that lets me call my mom, send a text message, check my e-mail, listen to music, play games, watch movies, take pictures, manage my finances, read a book, map a route to anywhere in the world, and search for information on just about any topic I could imagine.

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Wiring the Green Movement for Earth Day

Amy Sample Ward

I wanted to use today to focus in on a question recently posed by my good friend Joe Solomon on Twitter : What are the nonprofit/orgs that are working 2 wire the green movement, like what @ netsquared does 4 nonprofits, @ sunfoundation for politics; which orgs are working to expose data, leverage soc media, connect the orgs together? The way I see it, there are many directions that technology is aiding social change work: enabling data sharing, exchange and mapping.

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WeAreMedia Live Workshop: Reflections

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Your workshop encouraged us to devise a strategy for using social media, and to tease out what these tools could really mean to our mission, vision, and constituencies -- rather than just, "hurry up and get your org up on Twitter!" Finish the social media strategy map.

Tools Galore in Online Communication - Women Who Tech 2009

Connection Cafe

Yesterday marked the second annual Women Who Tech telesummit , filled with experts and thought leaders working in technology, advocacy and nonprofits.

5 Questions: Who's Knocking at My Firewall Door? Simple Security for the Nonprofit IT Professional

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? community has evolved into a world of fantastic, innovative and creative web development and mapping projects to integrate government data using APIs into websites.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Thoughts on the utility of CRM Thoughts on the utility of CRM Last Updated on Thursday, 5 June 2008 10:52 Written by Steve Thursday, 5 June 2008 10:52 Customer relationship management, or CRM, is often thought of as solely a technology system. CRM at scale is very difficult to implement without a technology system behind it. This entry was posted on Thursday, June 5th, 2008 at 10:52 am and is filed under CRM , Technology.

Web 2.0 Part Vb:APIs

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 Web 2.0 There were two different kinds of APIs discussed – the ones that help organizations with interoperability within their organizational systems – getting data from one app to another, and using APIs for things like Google maps mashups.

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Why SharePoint Scares Me

Idealware

Without careful planning, Sharepoint can easily become a junkyard, with function-specific sites littered all over the map. I don't want to take my org's critical work product and put it in a box that could easily break. For the past four years or so, at two different organizations, I've been evaluating Microsoft's Sharepoint 2007 as a Portal/Intranet/Business Process Management solution.

Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

Saint Paul, Minnesota: Skill Extension: Maps (on the Green Line) | Sponsors: Maptime MSP Meetup, CARTO. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Nonprofit Communications and Technology Conference (MCN). Peterborough, Ontario: Domains, Branding, and Identity — NGO,CA,ORG, and more.

Get Ready for Tax Season and Organize Your Finances with Mobile Apps

Tech Soup Blog

Did you know that TechSoup's most popular accounting technology donation programs have mobile apps? If you have to travel a lot for your organization, this app, which uses your phone's GPS to log your trip on a map display, is a must-have.

Losing Mobile Users? Easy Mobile-Website Builder Can Help You: New TechSoup Program

Tech Soup Blog

For orgs that lack the funding to redesign or overhaul their existing websites, a separate website that is specially designed for mobile devices does the trick quickly and affordably. You can also integrate maps and social media features. See TechSoup's Mobile Technology solutions.

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What lies beneath social media stress, fear, and barriers to adoption in nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When nonprofits started using the web, it was largely disconnected from what the rest of the org was doing. was going mainstream in nonprofit workplaces, along with the need to develop technology plans. Similar adoption issues and themes surfaced as I identified in my recent post on social media policy. TechnoStress is the stress we feel both personally and organizationally when a new technology is introduced into our work lives.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Marc on Process Marc on Process Last Updated on Friday, 14 March 2008 04:36 Written by Steve Friday, 14 March 2008 04:36 Mark Baizman has written a piece on how process thinking is the first step toward implementing a CRM system : How you do what you do, whether it’s fundraising, member management, or email blasts, is equally as important as what technology you use to do it. Check out my donor management process maps if you’re interested.

30 Social Media for Social Change Twitter Updates! (Week in Review)

Social Actions

Via folks updating their Twitter status, there was so much awesome news and resources shared this week around using social media, the web, and technology for social change. TorontoStarMaps A Nonprofit's Introduction to Google's Online Mapping Tools: [link] 3:51 PM May 7th from web. TammieJones RT @ amyrsward : What is holding back nonprofit orgs from really joining forces w/ other orgs in same sector?

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The Road to Shared Outcomes

Idealware

At the recent Nonprofit Technology Conference , I attended a somewhat misleadingly titled session called " Cloud Computing: More than just IT plumbing in the sky ". The technical challenges are huge -- of the NPOs that actually have systems that tally this stuff, the data standards are all over the map, and the in-house skill, as well as time and availability to produce them, is generally thin.

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You’re basically saying, share all my stuff with my side of the org, and they will do the same. This entry was posted on Sunday, March 11th, 2007 at 1:18 pm and is filed under CRM , Technology. If you get a donation of 10 licenses, 2 orgs of 5 users could share the instance. Each org wants to use the voter file for their work. Sharing Leads to both orgs allows them to only have to keep one Voter File up to date.

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How to get your small nonprofit up on the Web, Part 3 of 3 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Please substitute the information in the form with your org’s information. That is, you’re probably using a Yahoo, Gmail, AOL, or Hotmail account for your org. and one concern I had was about how little there seemed in parts for small orgs.

DAM Pictures « Digital Diner

Gavin's Digital Diner

March 28th, 2007 | Category: NPTech , Photography , Sharepoint , Technology , Web/Tech 27 comments to DAM Pictures Jon Stahl March 28, 2007 at 2:12 pm Nice! At age 31, i have pushed my company to be technology focused and driven where efficiencies apply.

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Process Mapping Process Analysis is the ability to identify and document the way people get tasks done. The consultant should ideally have a framework for documenting the system and the technology that gets updated as she works on the project.

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