Quick Fixes to Common WordPress Problems: Part 1

Byte Technology

But take heart when it happens: the very fact that you’ve encountered a problem speaks to the estimable beauty of the WordPress program and the myriad options it has for everything from customized design to sleek, no-fuss themes and so much more.

Time is Money: Solutions for Monitoring Problems With Your Website

Byte Technology

So the question is: how can someone easily monitor their website to see if it ever goes down? To begin, consider using a program that monitors your site 24/7 and instantly reports problems when and if they occur.

10 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

Below are the aforementioned 5 problems, and I’ve attempted to provide a solution to help you remedy the problems. The problem: The initial inclination when building an online community is volume. The problem: People are busy.

9 Problems Keeping Your Online Community from Being Great

SocialFish

Below are the aforementioned 5 problems, and I’ve attempted to provide a solution to help you remedy the problems. The problem: The initial inclination when building an online community is volume. The problem: People are busy.

12 of Your Email Deliverability Questions Answered

EveryAction

Unfortunately, there were so many questions from the audience that we weren't able answer them all during the alotted time. Here are some great, thoughtful questions that we received and Brett's email wisdom. " BS: Oh, that’s likely a part of your problem.

[YOUR IDEAS NEEDED] Crowdsourcing for Problem Solving – Live!

SocialFish

I will be assisting Rick Johnston with his ASAE13 session in Atlanta on Monday on “Crowdsourcing for Problem Solving”, along with IdeaScale’s Josh Folk. THINK ABOUT THIS QUESTION: How can we facilitate higher-value connections at conferences such as ASAE? We need your help!

What Are the Most Important Problems in Our Field?

Museum 2.0

In 1986, Hamming made an incredible speech, "You and Your Research," about the question of what makes some scientists achieve great things and others, not so much. The crux of his argument is this: make sure you are working on the most important problems in your field.

Unanswered Questions When Moving To The Cloud

TechImpact

However, sometimes the obvious, simpler questions are skipped over or ignored. The general question of why you should move to the cloud is a layered one, and is perhaps the most difficult question to answer. The question really hinges upon where your needs lie.

Crowdsourcing Social Change: A Contest To Solve A Complex Problem

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've questioned whether or not this a good way to find the best solutions for complex social problems, although it can certainly add a halo effect and spread a brand's message.

The 3 Questions To Ask When Selecting A Cloud

TechImpact

The problem is, when nonprofits are preparing to choose a cloud provider , many fall flat. They are unsure of how to differentiate between providers, which will offers more value over another, and simply do not know what questions to ask. Image courtesy of SMB Tech Guide.

What's the problem?

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Thought I'd polish up and post this blog entry on problem solving that's been hanging around half written. One of the things I notice working with our users is that some IT folks are born problem solvers and troubleshooters, and some aren't. Sitting in drizzly Seattle.

Guest Post: Using Participation to Solve a Design Problem at the Carnegie Museum of Art

Museum 2.0

THE CHALLENGE Carnegie Museum of Art director Lynn Zelevansky challenged us to find a way to overcome a major practical problem with our Forum Gallery space: how to get visitors to enter a gallery that is often obscured by a large wall that blocks the light from the large lobby windows nearby.

Are you asking the right questions in your peer to peer fundraising survey? #TT

Connection Cafe

Jen initially wrote this post for me to share a highlights from a webinar we hosted: Are you asking the right questions in your post event survey? In his eyes, this was the biggest problem. Best Practice 2: Only ask questions about things you can change.

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5 Questions for Geoff Livingston

NonProfit Trends

This is a continuing series of 5 Questions for experts from across the nonprofit sector: 5 Questions for Geoff Livingston. How do you avoid the “echo chamber&# problem of seeing the same people talking about the same things? I’m eternally hungry and thirsty for new viewpoints, new angles, new approaches and I have no problem cannibalizing for-profit approaches in the cause space. 5 Questions Big Ideas Social Media

Ask These Five Questions

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Sunday, May 9, 2010 Ask These Five Questions If you are leading a business or a nonprofit organization, take the hour or two to read Peter F. Druckers book, The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization.

Church and Religious Organization Frequently Asked Questions

Tech Soup Blog

Here are four frequently asked questions and answers to speed up your TechSoup registration, so you can get charitable product donations more quickly. What If There Is a Problem with My Registration?

Burning Problems With Social Networks: What do you think?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've been doing a content analysis of " burning questions " that were submitted as part of some pre-workshop information I collected from participants to help design an upcoming workshop. He points out these problems with current social networking practices. (1)

Nonprofits & Gaming: Playing Your Way to More Funds, More Volunteers, and Solving the World's Problems

NTEN

may prove to be a key resource for solving some of our most pressing real-world problems," according to game designer Jane McGonigal in The Wall Street Journal. Gamers are already helping tackle real-world problems, just by playing games. Casey Golden, CEO, Small Act.

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Have Questions, Not Answers for 2011

Frogloop

The problem? In the nonprofit arena, the word "marketing" can have a bad rap. But you can help change that--and with good reason. Marketing, in particular, social marketing can make all the difference in your organization's work come 2011. What is social marketing?

10 Questions To Ask About Engagement

Eric Jacobsen Blog

are there opportunities for people to come together at critical times , such as strategic changes, team forming and development, project alignment and problem solving?

5 Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Customers

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Friday, November 12, 2010 5 Open-Ended Questions To Ask Your Customers I really like author Paul R. Timms advice to stop asking your customers the "typical" questions and instead ask them open-ended questions. Question For Today Which person on your team did you thank today?

Ten Questions To Help Drive Engagement

Eric Jacobsen Blog

are there opportunities for people to come together at critical times , such as strategic changes, team forming and development, project alignment and problem solving?

Step Up Book Co-Authors Answer Questions About Leadership

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Take ownership when others are externalizing a problem. These are moments when leadership is required in order to see a problem solved, opportunity seized, momentum changed, relationship(s) built, or when the intelligent expression of emotion is required to drive a desired result.

Answers to the Ten Questions I am Most Often Asked

Museum 2.0

This post shares some of the most interesting questions I've heard throughout these experiences. Feel free to add your own questions and answers in the comments! BROAD QUESTIONS ABOUT AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 1. QUESTIONS ABOUT RESISTANCE TO CHANGE 5.

What was it, the question mark?

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 What was it, the question mark? And of course, my problem here is that my background is in science, not marketing – so I find it impossible to look at data and not see its weak points. Here is the link, [link] Let me know if you have any questions.

How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions?

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 How Do You Answer These Leadership Questions? Open Leadership author Charlene Li reminds leaders to periodically ask themselves these "open leadership skills assessment" questions: Do I seek out and listen to different points of view?

Key Interviewing Questions To Ask To Identify Leaders

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Saturday, October 23, 2010 Key Interviewing Questions To Ask To Identify Leaders The next time you are interviewing a candidate and you want to access their leadership skills, consider asking the candidate these questions: What personal qualities define you as a leader?

How to ask the right questions

John Haydon

It will respond to self-questions like a dog responds to simple commands. For example, to self-questions like “Why am I always late for meetings?&# , your brain will work until it finds an answer: I’m lazy. The problem with these answers is that they’re not solutions.

3 Important Questions You Should Consider Before Getting Your 1St Home Loan

FI Space

The master plan will help you with concentration when it comes to the fundamental problems in your personal enterprise. This particular correctly is if the greatest deals are produced.

5 Questions To Ask At Your Next Employee Performance Review

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Wednesday, September 1, 2010 5 Questions To Ask At Your Next Employee Performance Review Here are five important questions you, as a manager and leader, should ask during employee performance reviews: What have I done to help - or hinder - your job performance?

Museum 2.0 Rerun: Answers to the Ten Questions I Am Most Commonly Asked

Museum 2.0

This post shares some of the most interesting questions I''ve heard throughout these experiences. Feel free to add your own questions and answers in the comments! BROAD QUESTIONS ABOUT AUDIENCE PARTICIPATION 1. QUESTIONS ABOUT RESISTANCE TO CHANGE 5.

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

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

An RFP is a structured, formal method of obtaining specific information from vendors, including: answers to your questions, personalized solutions to specific problems, and pricing information.

Creating the Proper List of Questions in an Online Survey

Tech Soup Blog

In this article we are going to discuss a challenge that every researcher is confronted with when creating a survey : How to design the right question list for their questionnaire? ” Essentially, a survey is only as good as the questions created will allow it to be. Hey gang!

3 Important Questions You Should Consider Before Getting Your 1St Home Loan

FI Space

The master plan will help you with concentration when it comes to the fundamental problems in your personal enterprise. This particular correctly is if the greatest deals are produced.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Obama’s MySpace Problem

See What's Out There

It’s the magic question. Even the presidential campaign of Barack Obama, which has put big resources into these issues couldn’t escape serious problems. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

FInding the Right Questions (For Visitor Dialogue)

Museum 2.0

These days, it's fashionable to use label-writing to ask visitors questions. But asking a question, even providing a talk-back location for visitors to answer the question, does not guarantee an engaging social experience. Why do we ask visitors questions in exhibitions?

5 Questions for Geoff Livingston | Nonprofit Trends with Steve.

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Questions for Geoff Livingston Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on June 2nd, 2011 I’m starting a new series of short interviews with people who are really changing what’s happening in the nonprofit sector. How do you avoid the “echo chamber&# problem of seeing the same people talking about the same things?

7 Questions to Ask Before Making a Software Decision for Your Nonprofit Organization

Tech Soup Blog

The best thing you can do is ask the right questions of the right people. Here are the questions you need to ask to avoid buyer's remorse. But you still need to ask questions to make sure you have a clear understanding of things like pricing, features, and implementation.

ASTC Recap: Questions, Colors, and Reflective Research

Museum 2.0

Designing Questions Kathy Gustafon-Hilton coordinated a massive Pecha Kucha session, featuring 19 design professionals sharing 20 slides, 20 seconds apiece. I spoke about the importance of designing intentional frameworks for asking visitors questions, based on this blog post. Exhibit labels in science centers ask more questions than any other kinds of museums, and yet the questions are often awful--teacherly, overly rhetorical, and totally meaningless.

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » The Problem with Subsidies

See What's Out There

The video below is called “The Problem with Subsidies&# and it is a look at how US farm subsidies impact farmers in Africa. Recent Posts 5 Questions to Evaluate Your Nonprofit Video ROI Enter the 2010 Tagline Awards Today!

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Megaphones

NCE Social Media

Seth Godin , a marketing guru, wrote a post recently titled “The Problem With Non&#. Here are some key questions to consider when looking at how you use social media -. If you have additional questions that should be on this list, please let us know in the comments section. Tags: Education and Training Marketing and Awareness Research Tools facebook megaphone questions seth godin socialmedia twitter

The Overhead Question: What's Our Role?

NTEN

The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle aptly summarized the problem with the overhead measure this summer. Here at NTEN, we're keenly interested in this question. Flickr Photo: tylerdurden1 Ask any nonprofit to describe how they feel about their overhead percentage, and you're most likely to be met with groans, sighs and rolls of eyes. None of us like the fact that the percentage of income we spend on "overhead" is the primary measure of our effectiveness.

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The Overhead Question: What's Our Role?

NTEN

The Nonprofit Starvation Cycle aptly summarized the problem with the overhead measure this summer. Here at NTEN, we're keenly interested in this question. Flickr Photo: tylerdurden1 Ask any nonprofit to describe how they feel about their overhead percentage, and you're most likely to be met with groans, sighs and rolls of eyes. None of us like the fact that the percentage of income we spend on "overhead" is the primary measure of our effectiveness.

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