New Public Search Module


Public users searching for resources, services and other community assets are about to enjoy a powerfully effective search algorithm, and a new interface as well. Released to our customers for review, each of our customers can now review their own online resource directory with these new tools and provide feedback before we release this into production. The search algorithm uses a linguistically aware solution, reducing words to their core roots.

Why use contributed Salesforce modules for Drupal?

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

What I didn’t say is that a number of shops that have done Drupal/SF integration for production sites chose not to use the contributed modules – they built (or are building) their own custom Salesforce/Drupal integration modules. Although we certainly could have chosen, like others, to go our own way, we have committed ourselves to using, and contributing to the modules on

Drupal 101: More on Modules


This week we're going to take a closer look at Modules, the Drupal add-ons that can extend your web site's functionality. So there are about a thousand modules that you can use to extend Drupal, covering everything from document management to payment processing.

Version 5.5 Released: Includes New Event Registration Features

Wild Apricot Blog

It brings new events module features that will help you grow your organization! We’re glad to announce the release of Version 5.5! Wild Apricot

WeAreMedia Tactical Module 2: Participate in the Conversation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During the month of September and into October, the WeAreMedia project is discussing the content in the tactical modules on the wiki. The Tactical modules get to the nitty gritty, but with a lens of how many hours does it take. The module answers these questions: What is participating?

More Nonprofit Spending on Overhead is Needed | The SocialPath

Vertex Systems

One of the software products our company creates for nonprofit agencies is a accounting module, called the Vertex Financial Manager.

WeAreMedia Module 5: Social Networks (and widgets) for Community Building, Taking Action and/or Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NTEN's WeAreMedia project has been discussing and building six tactical modules on social media - the practical tips and resources you need before you start to focus on the tools. Help build this module by visiting the wiki and share what you know! The module page is here

Timing is Everything… Proposals in the Prospect Tab of The Raiser’s Edge®

Connection Cafe

Lately I have seen some discussion groups, listservs, and blogs on when to create a proposal in the Prospect Module of Raiser’s Edge® or for that matter in any fundraising legacy system. So below I am listing typical stages and moments where you might consider utilizing the Prospect Module in RE for optimal reporting and management.

We Are Media Module 3: Social Media Ready Nonprofit - Dealing With Resistance

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This week we'll be discussing and building Module 3: The Social Media Ready Nonprofit Organization: Dealing with Resistance as part of NTEN's We Are Media : Social Media Starter Kit for Nonprofits project. Flickr photo by Amber Rhea.

Congrats to Mazarine Treyz - The First Wiki Contributor to WeAreMedia Module 5

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She was the first one to contribute something to the WeAreMedia Module 5: Online Community Engagement Strategy and Skills. Six more lucky wiki contributors to Module 5 between now and August 3rd will have an opportunity to get a free copy of either Media Rules and Mobilizing Generation 2.0.

Top Tips: Twitter Lists


Latest SocialFish learning modules: Top Tips for Twitter Lists – This 23 minute intermediate level module covers some top tips to make the most of Twitter Lists, including how to find topical lists, tools for monitoring lists, automation tools, and more.

Ask Idealware: Who's Using Salesforce? | Idealware


What modules do they utilize? 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: Who's Using Salesforce? By Laura Quinn , January 3, 2008 Don asks : Who is successfully using Salesforce as a CRM and communication tool? What features do they make most use of?

WeAreMedia Module 6: What are the best blogs, books, and other resources to guide our thinking about Social Media Metrics, ROI, and Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

To round out the module, we want to put together an awesome list of Social Media ROI blogs, books, and other resources. Photo by Oolong. This week in WeAreMedia , we're focused on Return on Investment. Earlier this week, I asked folks to have fun with Social Media ROI Mad Libs.

Community Managers in Scientific Communities


I was privileged to teach a module about Aligning Community Management and Workplace Culture to the new class of Community Engagement Fellows at the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Drupalcon Highlight Reel

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Coder Module – Easily Port Modules to Drupal 7 – I need this. I didn’t make it to Drupalcon Chicago, but, thanks to the organizers of the conference, it doesn’t mean I need to miss the sessions.

Drupal Themeing, and other projects

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There is already a SSO Module for Drupal 5.x, Unfortunately, the module Drake , which is meant to be a bridge allowing you to run Cake applications within Drupal, seems moribund. There is, for sure, another whole blog entry about Drupal modules I’m learning Drupal bit by bit - one of the first tasks was to learn how to make a new theme. It’s one of those things which is actually fairly straightforward-seeming … until you hit a snag.

Why "Be the Change That You Wish to See in the World” Really Works

Have Fun - Do Good

One of the modules is about emotional contagion. In the same module, they talked about social contagion , which means that if you change your behavior, there is a good chance that someone you know will change his, or her behavior.

Drupal/Salesforce Integration

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

At the moment, if you want to integrate Drupal and Salesforce, you have three options: Use the contributed modules (or have a developer install and configure them for you). I don’t know enough about it to match it to the contributed modules, but it’s hard to imagine that it’s possible for it to keep up, given the nature of open source development. So what is the status of the Drupal modules?

Need Some Help Getting Started?

Wild Apricot Blog

Our new Start-up Guides offer overviews of our Membership Management Software as well as all of the individual modules including: Membership Management, Website and Events. Here are some new resources for Wild Apricot users. Resources events Membership management website builder Wild Apricot

Giving 2.0: The MOOC Launches Today: Sign Up for Free

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It offers one module per week with a theme. Each week is packed with content and activities as well as video modules exploring that theme. Giving 2.0:

39 Questions Your Nonprofit Can Answer with Facebook Insights


— Facebook Pages include a reporting module called “Insights&# which enables Page admins to understand how to better use their Page to market their cause and organization. Subscribe to the RSS feed ›.

What is the best way to deliver professional development to nonprofit emerging leaders?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Join us on May 2 for a special session led by Beth Kanter, and take a deeper dive into the Playbook and learn how to apply the mini-modules in different settings with your team. Flickr Photo by Flower Factor.

Managing Generational Differences in the Workplace


Each module contains a 20 minute video, an accompanying assessment, an exercise (equally do-able alone by journaling or in a group), handouts, and further reading – about 8 hours of content. WHOO HOO! I am super excited to share with you our brand new Generations on-demand course.

How Can My Nonprofit Get Started with Measurable Advocacy?

Connection Cafe

By investing in online advocacy tools like Blackbaud’s Luminate Online advocacy and email marketing modules , you can position your organization for success in not only spreading the word, but also measuring impact.

Emerging Leaders Need More than Leadership Development

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Join us on May 2 for a special session led by Beth Kanter, and take a deeper dive into the Playbook and learn how to apply the mini-modules in different settings with your team. Flickr Image – ImageGroup.

The Secret Sauce for Productive Nonprofit Meetings that No One Talks About

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

One of the modules is on meetings. Flickr Photo by Iain. I’m facilitating a peer learning leadership development group for Emerging Nonprofit Leaders supported by the Packard Foundation.

A Crash Course in Design Thinking for Network Leadership Skills

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The session was an introduction to design thinking methods and to generate ideas for instructional modules for networked leadership development. Last month, I participated in a Design Thinking Lab with network leadership practitioners convened by the Leadership Learning Community.

WordPress vs. Drupal … fight!

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

And if you want to get more deeply under the hood, both platforms require some understanding of the respective platforms (how plug-ins work in WP, how modules work in Drupal), and probably a bit of PHP, HTML, or AJAX to add bells and whistles to the theme. Bottom line: They are both such amazing, solid platforms, with rich, deep ecosystems of plug-in/module developers, implementors, designers, etc. As a user and developer of WordPress since 1.x

You Asked for It! TechSoup Launches Online Training for Nonprofits and Libraries

Tech Soup Blog

You can access course modules at the most convenient time for you — day or night, on your computer at work or on your mobile device. You told us that you wanted more how-tos and online training options from TechSoup. Your wish is our command.

HootSuite Now Offers Social Analytics And Custom Reports

John Haydon

Hootsuite , a tool that allows you to manage multiple social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn), has recently beefed up their reporting module to help you do the following: Track mentions on Twitter.

Healthy and Productive Nonprofit Meetings: What Does the Research Say?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That’s why we included a module in the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders peer learning group on meeting design and facilitation – and these days it is an important leadership skill. Flickr Photo by Haldane Martin. How many meetings and conference calls did you have yesterday?

5 Games Supporting Nonprofits’s Missions, from Low-Tech to High-Tech

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” Senate Immersion Module. Created by ESI Design, the 100-player Senate Immersion Module game was made for the Edward M. The Senate Immersion Module will launch in Boston in March, at the opening of the EMK Institute. Note from Beth: I went to my first Games for Change Festival ten years ago, in 2005 and have been a fan and supporter ever since.

Interesting sites I’m looking at (weekly)

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Jackson River Drupal Modules | Jackson River. tags: drupal modules salesforce toblog. The average web design project, illustrated – TNW Design & Dev. tags: toblog webdesign. Posted from Diigo. The rest of my favorite links are here. Blogs I read

Resources for Small Staff Associations


10k a month in AdWords, Google Apps, YouTube donation modules and more. This post originally appeared on Mizz Information. ————-.

8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling


Don’t expect a videographer to be able to acquire high quality sound with a camera microphone or inputs directly into the camera, as these cannot be monitored for over-modulation or other problems.

Manage IT Incidents with GoToAssist Service Desk

Tech Soup Blog

Service Desk fully integrates with Remote Support, another GoToAssist module, which allows a technician to access and control the submitter's computer. Citrix also offers an FAQ about both of its GoToAssist modules.

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Cheek to Cheek Cheek to Cheek Last Updated on Thursday, 27 July 2006 09:46 Written by Steve Thursday, 27 July 2006 09:46 Appexchange is a really great system for packaging up modules for easy installing in instances.

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Then I block out 90 minute and 75 minute modules with 15 minute breaks in between. Within the modules, I break it down in 15 minute blocks. There will be times when you are presenting content, ideally in short 12-15 modules.

Celebrate National Cybersecurity Awareness Month with TechSoup

Tech Soup Blog

October might be a time for ghosts and monsters, but there are some other evils lurking out there: Internet malware, viruses, and threats! For the entire month of October, TechSoup and our donor partners will be participating in National Cybersecurity Awareness Month (also known as NCSAM).

HOW TO: Post Milestones to Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Click “Milestone” in your Posting Module. On March 30 the new Facebook Timeline design will roll out to all Facebook Pages and one new function is the ability to post Milestones to your Timeline.