NpTech Tag Summary: NpTech Slide Decks, Twitter Saves Children, and Visualizing Information for Advocacy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

NpTech Conversations. For a step-by-step tutorial on SEO techniques for nonprofits, Wild Apricot's 30 Day Guide to Search Optimization is a good choice, while Search EngineLand site is probably the subject matter expert of choice.

An Amazing NpTech Social Media Link Buffet: Take Your Pick!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

During the past two weeks, links shared via the #nptech hashtag on Twitter have been like a Chinese buffet, a huge selection of tempting dishes that look so good you want to fill an entire plate. Chinese Buffet by Drunken Monkey.

RSS Habits and Tools of Edtechs and NPTechs without Indigestion.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The post is a great tutorial on Bloglines. The tutorial shows you how to sign up and subscribe to blogs with Bloglines but doesn't stop there. Other tutorials, tips, and even competitors like Rojo and Kinja are mentioned.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Penguin Day in New Orleans, Fondling the Tools, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Wild Apricot blog offers a tutorial and a list of sites currently using the API. The NpTech Tag started as an experimental community tagging project in 2005.

NpTech Tag Summary: Scarcity Thinking, Social Network Fragmentation?, and Engagement Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A Few NpTech Conversations. Also found in the NpTech tag stream and a good backdrop to this conversation is " When the best tool for the job. One of the ways is via strategic commenting and here's a terrific video tutorial on the topic or this terrific tips article from problogger.

10 Twitter Accounts Your Nonprofit Should Be Following

TechImpact

His Twitter feed offers tips, tricks, tutorial videos, infographics and everything else you need for a more effective Facebook page. Fundraising Industry News Leadership Mobile Social Tech nonprofit nonprofit technology npTech social media technology Image courtesy of Technorati.

Coaching Your First-Time Event Fundraisers Towards Success! (Part 2)

Connection Cafe

Similar to what I shared in my earlier post, you need to hit them up at all angles, and include such messaging, and perhaps video tutorials, everywhere you are talking to your first-timers.

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Free Facebook Guide for Small Non-profits

Wild Apricot Blog

social media consultant John Haydon has a free ebook for you: "The Complete Guide to Facebook for Small Non-Profits" is a comprehensive collection of strategies, tactics, tips, and tutorials to help small non-profits get more out of using Facebook.( Tags: Non-profit technology Fundraising nptech Marketing online community Facebook social media If your organization is struggling to figure out Facebook – and who isn’t?

Take a Second Look at Google Wave

Wild Apricot Blog

But take another look: Wave is now faster and more stable, with quick-start templates and tutorials - and it's finally open for everyone to use.( Tags: Non-profit technology nptech Web 2.0 Google Wave's steep learning curve and "invitation only" policy made the collaboration tool less than useful for most nonprofits, when it first launched. read more ). online community Non-profit Communications collaboration project management application Google Wave

Salesforce crossroads: A decision reached

Judi Sohn

I’m a decent self-taught Salesforce administrator, and I’ve somehow managed to figure out how to get Salesforce to do what I want it to do through a lot of Googling, social networking, tutorials and trial and error. Tags: Geek Posts Common Ground Convio database nptech Salesforce Back in February, I did a little “thinking out loud&# about where C3 was going with Salesforce.

Salesforce crossroads: A decision reached

Judi Sohn

I’m a decent self-taught Salesforce administrator, and I’ve somehow managed to figure out how to get Salesforce to do what I want it to do through a lot of Googling, social networking, tutorials and trial and error. Tags: Nonprofit Salesforce Common Ground Convio database nptech Back in February, I did a little “thinking out loud&# about where C3 was going with Salesforce.

The Long Tail of Facebook Causes - must read from care2

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just fished this excellent post out of the NpTech Tag stream and wanted to highlight it. If you're looking for a good tutorial on how to develop Facebook apps, here's one ) The care2 post gives an overview of some Facebook cause stats. Now, back to swimming with nptech fishies " The Long Tail of the Facebook Causes." " It starts off talking about the various apps, including two that Care2 developed. (If

Best Tips to Rock your Online Presence

Frogloop

Checklists or How-to Tutorial. nptech So you launched your new website and have an online marketing plan in hand to help you reach new audiences. Everyone at your organization thinks the new website is fantastic. Your board, donors, and activists love it too. Now what?

Socialbrite: Social Tools for Social Change

Amy Sample Ward

Scores of additional articles, guides and tutorials to help newcomers and veterans alike get better acquainted with this fast-moving space. Tags: digital learning resources collaboration nptech resource socialbrite Nonprofit tech experts team up to help others master ‘social tools for social change’. Eight leading experts in social media and nonprofit technology have joined forces to create Socialbrite.org, a hub that showcases social tools for social change.

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Please check out our new marketing video

Wild Apricot Blog

The Idea While we have a number of really good tutorial videos that give detailed information on many of our features, we wanted this to be something a little different. Tags: Humor Marketing nptech web-based software websites wild Wild Apricot wildapricot We've just released a new video that presents the features and benefits of Wild Apricot software for associations, non-profits and other member-driven organizations.

How to Subscribe to Blogs via RSS

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Additional Reading: Marshall K's RSS tutorial. Tags: nptech , rssI'm just realizing how few people really understand how to subscribe to a blog -- this blog in particular -- using its RSS feed. The Firefox browser has done its best to "degeek" RSS with its live bookmark feature.

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Wanted: Your Blog Posts on Non-Profit Technology

Wild Apricot Blog

This is a chance to showcase your recent blog posts about: Case studies; Best practices; Opinions and Editorials; Tutorials and “How to” guides; Low-cost or free web-based or desktop tools; Best web resources.( Tags: Non-profit technology General non-profit interest nptech Non-profit Communications publicity crowdsourcing nonprofit blog carnival

CommunityOne West and JavaOne: Free Event in San Francisco for Open Source Developers and Other Techies for Good

NTEN

Deep Dive tutorials on Tuesday, June 2, and Wednesday, June 3, require a fee. Tags: cloud computing CommunityOne NPTech nptech event Open Source

10 Things Your Nonprofit Home Page Must Have

NTEN

Find out how to make it shine in this free tutorial by Network for Good >> home page network for good nptech nten Web SitesBy Network for Good. Would you invite someone over to your home without taking some time to tidy up? A first impression is critical for winning over those who are interested in learning more about your cause. Before reaching out to supporters via email or social media, fundraisers need to make sure their online homes are inviting and easy on the eyes.

Upcoming Nonprofits Live on September 14: Accessible and Assistive Technologies

Tech Soup Blog

Before Inclusive Planet he has co-founded two ventures in the education space - Law School Tutorials, the leading law test prep outfit that became an ISB case study in 2009 and, Rainmaker, the leading talent advisory firm for the legal industry and manager of India's Bar examination.

Hungry (for Video)? Grab a Cup of CaseSoup!

NTEN

Upcoming CaseSoup programming will include: Tutorials. NPTech NTENThe Case Foundation isn't new to video; they've got interviews, reports, and in-the-field footage from industry events and their own grantees.

Things We Like (October 2011)

NTEN

Big Duck's Rebecca Hume wrote up a nice introduction , and SocialBrite's JD Lasica offers a tutorial in 10 easy steps. nptech nten Things We LikeA monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog. Didn't get enough visual storytelling in our newsletter ? We've also got some more great resources on our blog – on how to tell stories with maps , video , even paid advertising !

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 8, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

Tutorials? We’ve a global network of 50 #nptech meetups with chapters in 50 countries. Minneapolis, MN: NPTech Social Club - NetSquared TC July Meetup. Wondering what’s going on in San Francisco’s #nptech scene?

Things We Like (March 2011)

NTEN

The Case Foundation recently relaunched their video portal, CaseSoup , and it's loaded with tutorials, livestreams, interviews, and even more good things for nonprofits than Maurice Sendak could dream up. NPTech NTEN Things We LikeA monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog. We had, ahem, a few problems with the wireless Internet at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference.

Member Round Up: We Never Hibernate!

NTEN

Check out his video tutorial covering all of the reports available through the new Insights. Community nonprofits nptech nten technologyFlickr:bichxa Although the Fall season brings to mind soup, cider, and hibernation for many, NTEN Members seems to be energized by the change in season. This week our community is helping with data analysis, social media, and getting otherd organized. Even the Occupy Wall Street movement has found a way to inspire our Members to help others!

Socialbrite.org Offers new Site and Resources to Help Nonprofit Community Master Social Tools for Social Change

Connection Cafe

Amy Sample Ward of Netsquared and Amy Sample Ward's Version of NPTech. Scores of additional articles, guides and tutorials to help newcomers and veterans alike get better acquainted with this fast-moving space. Last week marked the launch of the newest resource site and treasure trove for the nonprofit community – Socialbrite.org. I had the pleasure of meeting J.D. Lasica, creator of the site, at this year’s NTC and have been anxiously awaiting the launch since then.

Case Study: Moving to Google Apps

NTEN

The trainings would be group trainings but I also posted information on our intranet and added links to Google Apps tutorials, online training videos and demos, and tips and tricks for using Google services. Google services are intuitive to use and trainings, demos, and tutorials were available on our intranet. Change Management cloud computing NPTech NTEN IT Staff

Social Video Questions, Answered: Join TechSoup July 20

Tech Soup Blog

videos together, presentations, video meetings, and 3D design that can be recorded for public media sharing or YouTube tutorials. brandon101 @bashomosko hosted by @amoration #socvid #nptech! video social video nptech nplive

New “How-Tos” section on the blog | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It’s nothing fancy, but I hope to put a few more tutorials up there for nonprofit staff. There was a little chunk of the tutorial missing regarding a DNS change you have to make to prove to Google that you control the domain you say you do. I hope that some of you, dear readers, may be interested in creating your own tutorials for nonprofits too broke to have consultants or too cool to know nerds in their life.

Friday Links: July 7

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Every tech blog I know has, for at least two years, posted the occassional tutorial on how to use RSS to access information feeds. PBS's Mark Glaser in tries his hand at the RSS tutorial in his MediaShift blog this week. Tags: nptech

Crazy for the Tools

NTEN

Unlike other frameworks for documentation, it pushes you to think in web tutorial mode. For step-by-step, go-at-your-own pace tutorial documentation, definitely try ScreenSteps. Data Infrastructure NPTech NTENBy Steve Backman, President, Database Designs To close out our month-long look at some of the best tools for nonprofits, Steve Backman tells you about some of his favorite day-to-day software. Favorite software tools are all about managing processes fluidly.

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Britt Bravo on Blogging

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

In her detailed tutorial, Britt walks you through basics that are hard to find in one place, including setting up your blog account posting pictures dealing with comments making sure your feed is published tracking access to your site and making use of tagging to help readers find relevant posts. Tags: nptech , bloggingBritt posted a very nice piece on her site yesterday about getting started with your new blog.

Four Resources Nonprofits Should Check Out

Frogloop

While I have close to two decades of experience in the nonprofit field and love to share my experiences and data, I’m lucky to be surrounded by such smart nptech folks who share their knowledge with me. John has great tutorials that walk you through Facebook marketing and also offers great insight in his blog posts, such as Why Facebook Marketing Feels so Impossible.

How To: Put Technology to Use (November 2008)

NTEN

Here are 60 advanced tutorials. Your guide to the resources that will help you put technology to work for your cause. Write for the Web. First, you need to understand how people read on the web. Hint: they don't.) Eventually, higher resolution screens and devices like Amazon.com's Kindle will make it easier for human eyes to scan e-text, but for now, make the bullet point and the tag your best friends.

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

If you're holding monthly events gathering the #nptech community, let me know , and I'll include you in the next community calendar. Cleveland, Ohio: Tableau Tutorial: Free Data Visualization for Nonprofits.

Links Roundup - April 1-10

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Britt has done it again - a while back I linked to Britt Bravo's Introduction to Blogging tutorial, which seemed to cover all the bases - content, style, tools - very nicely. Tags: nptech , web2.0 , agileHere are a few sites and resources I've found worth bookmarking in the last week or so: 1.

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

If you're holding monthly events gathering the #nptech community, let me know and I'll include you in the next community calendar, or apply today to start your own NetSquared group. Baltimore, Maryland: Salesforce CRM Tutorial and Free Tech Help Session!

Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

If you're holding monthly events gathering the #nptech community, let me know and I'll include you in the next community calendar. Baltimore, Maryland: Salesforce CRM Tutorial and Free Tech Help Session! Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season!

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Bloggers and #NPTech folks sometimes use language that is a little too technical for nonprofit staff who have no formal training in computer technology. There’s no shortage of year-end-and-beginning blog posts about social media, but I thought I’d throw mine into the mix as well.

nfp 2.0 » Not-for-profit’s have the gift of stories

Rebooting Charity

Lasica’s 10 Easy Steps tutorial. Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0