We Launched a Product Feedback Group to Help Us Create Better Products

Everyaction

We're always looking for ways to incorporate user feedback in our product development process. That’s why we’re launching the Product Feedback Group , to connect EveryAction users directly with our product team. Getting your feedback on new product ideas is invaluable.

Stop Days: The Secret To Nonprofit Productivity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The video chat provided a nice opportunity to have conversation in real-time about the relationship between self-care and workplace productivity. Workplace Productivity and Well Being . The blue zone is productivity and as you can see it peaks in the morning (8-10 am) and (4-6 pm).

File This Under Productivity

Idealware

Inspired by a Lifehacker post that claims email folders may decrease productivity , she cut down to only three folders. This allows tech-enabled productivity to be contagious. There are few things I like better than an empty email inbox.

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The Causes and Costs of Lost Productivity in Nonprofit Workplaces and How To Avoid It

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These three things not only cause a lot of stress and can lead to burnout, but also end up costing a lot of money in wasted time and lost productivity. Meetings As Murder: Meetings that are not well designed or pointless are also huge productivity drains.

8 free tools Nonprofits can use to triple productivity

VolunteerMark

Do projects, operations, administrative work, volunteer management, and fundraising activities continuously lay in the pending section of your to-do list? With limited resources and a huge list of work to be done, nonprofits are often pressed for time and sometimes get stuck on the small things.

Getting Liberated: Easy Backups for Google Products

Byte Technology

Perhaps one of the most useful yet unknown tech hacks available, the project—crafted by the Google Data Liberation Front in 2011—allows users of the popular family of products to export their data to a downloadable zip file and use it in another service or simply keep a copy for your records.

8 Fantastic Facilitation Playbooks for Designing Productive Nonprofit Meetings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Many times our meetings are highly productive, but sometimes meetings can be boring, frustrating, and a complete waste of time. What if you tried different processes to increase engagement or productivity?

The Empty Inbox: Honing Productivity in Email Management

Byte Technology

Enter productivity expert Merlin Mann, who debuted an exciting concept at a Google Tech Talk several years ago. Time and attention are finite, Mann notes, and productivity suffers considerably when we confuse our email inbox with a to-do list.

Realignment #5: From Products to Solutions

SocialFish

Amazon thought along the same lines when it decided to allow customer product reviews on its website, despite that some of these reviews would be negative and jeopardize the sales of individual products. Selling standalone products involves linear transactions rather than relationships.

Productive People Secrets

Eric Jacobsen Blog

magazine, the secrets of the most productive people are that they do these three things : They take breaks. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Productivity Boosters According to entrepreneur and author Margaret Hefferman , as reported recently in Inc.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In preparation, I’ve been studying the research and best practices for productive meetings. ” Many of these practices are used at companies that pride themselves in having productive meetings. What Research Says About Productive Meetings and Conference Calls.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Personal Productivity Tips for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The first Nonprofit Blog Carnival of 2015 is on the theme is personal productivity. But maintaining productivity, especially online, can be challenging. What is personal productivity? How are nonprofits folks strengthening their personal productivity muscles in 2015?

The Secret Every Successful Nonprofit Leader Knows About Being Productive

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In his words: “For nearly 15 years, I’ve been making the case — in my writing and with corporate clients — that employees can be more productive by working fewer hours and taking more time for rest and renewal during the work day.” What is your secret to being productive?

Happy, Focused, and Productive: There Is An App for That!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Productivity. The Pomodoro method and app is one way to avoid the productivity loss of procrastination. What’s your favorite app for productivity, wellness, or happiness? Image by Ayyamsyria.

Defunct Google Products

Robert Weiner

But Google's record of killing off products makes me nervous about my reliance on them. Here are some defunct products I remember (and here are some I never tried. And my favorite defunct Google product: Google boxer shorts. Google: It's great that they keep innovating, and of course not every idea will work out. Even more. Still more.): Desktop Google search (still working if you can find a copy, thank heaven, but no longer supported). Google Buzz. Google Wave.

Healthy and Productive Meetings: Free Guidestar Webinar on Feb. 12th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have learned a lot – and the results have helped me be way more productive (and drop a lot of pounds toos!). I’ll be doing a Guidestar Webinar on health and productive meetings on Feb. Flickr Photo by Lynn Friedman.

6 Tips for Nonprofits to Combat Digital Distraction and Improve Productivity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It is one of a growing number of “ digital diseases ” that can cause painful physical symptoms as well as mental health issues that ultimately make you less productive, depressed, and sick. Image Source: 7able. On Feb.

Top Digital Products for At-Home Businesses: Fundraisers

AFP Blog

Top Digital Products for At-Home Businesses: Fundraisers

How to Stay Productive During the Holiday Season

NonProfit Hub

So here are some tips for helping your nonprofit staff stay productive this holiday season. It’s something that’s a little different and special during the holiday season, but it still maintains productivity. Give them a reason to be productive.

Why Productivity is More Than a Buzzword to Me

See What's Out There

The productivity tips I’ve learned the most from prioritize the whole person, not just the person I am at work. The post Why Productivity is More Than a Buzzword to Me appeared first on The See3 Blog. strategy Nonprofits productivity webinar

Holiday Productivity Tips for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

It’s something that’s a little different and special during the holiday season, but it still maintains productivity. Having one common goal to work toward will keep you and your staff productive as the year draws to a close. Give Them a Reason to Be Productive.

9 Super Productivity Tools for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot Blog

If you find yourself struggling to keep up with everything you have to coordinate in your work, I encourage you to browse this list of productivity tools to see which ones might help you out. Every tool in the list has a free basic version or trial. Even if a tool can save you just one hour a week, it may be worth exploring

Abundance, Agility and Productivity in the Cloud-Enabled Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

This is the productivity story we believe is at the heart of the transformation. Author: Cheryl Black. Guest blog alert: The following post is contributed by Mike Lingo, Chief Technology Officer and SVP, Professional Services at Astadia , a Convio Solution Provider.

Most Productive People Secrets

Eric Jacobsen Blog

magazine, the secrets of the most productive people are that they do these three things : They take breaks. Productivity Boosters Management Leadership Eric Jacobson on Leadership and ManagementAccording to entrepreneur and author Margaret Hefferman , as reported recently in Inc.

How You Can Use Promotional Products to Boost Your Social Media Campaign

SocialFish

That component is promotional products. On their own, promotional products and social media provide cost effective methods for reaching new customers and prospects, exposing your brand to newer and larger audiences and driving new business.

SA non-profits can now use Google products for free to help raise awareness - htxt.africa

AFP Blog

SA non-profits can now use Google products for free to help raise awareness - htxt.africa : "SA NON-PROFITS CAN NOW USE GOOGLE PRODUCTS FOR FREE TO HELP RAISE AWARENESS" 'via Blog this

Open Source vs. Proprietary: Desktop Productivity

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

I recently wrote a blog entry about LibreOffice (LO), the fork of OpenOffice.org (OOo) that came after the acquisition of Sun (the old holder/maintainer of OOo) by Oracle. For the purposes of this blog entry, at this moment in time (early 2011,) LibreOffice and OpenOffice.org are the same. funnily enough, for both packages, the executable is still called ‘soffice’ – for ‘Star Office.’). ’).

One Simple Tip To Increase Your Productivity at Your Nonprofit Job

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The header to this cartoon in the article is “ Be Realistic About Your Productivity Goals.” And, of course, we have all experienced attempting to get a task down and not allocating enough time. Sarah Cooper – 100 Tricks to Appear Smart in Meetings.

New Product Release: Groundwire Engage™

GroundWire

Though industry trends urge nonprofits towards online engagement, such as building social media followings, there are no products on the market comparable to Groundwire Engage to help nonprofits turn shallow relationships into leadership and advocacy for a nonprofit’s mission. The product is centered on a Strategy Guide that provides the roadmap for creating an organization’s engagement model. Unique Product Features. For Immediate Release. SEATTLE, Wash.

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

So much of our work life is being in meetings, but many times are a participant, not the meeting leader. What can we do as a participant to make meetings more productive? Flickr Photo by Iain.

How Your Nonprofit Can Improve Productivity and Combat Digital Distraction

John Haydon

The post How Your Nonprofit Can Improve Productivity and Combat Digital Distraction appeared first on John Haydon. Ever hear of something called “Nomophobia“?

Ken Goldstein On People, Products And Profits

Eric Jacobsen Blog

In a short 144 pages, Ken Goldstein delivers an enjoyable and powerful business parable with timeless lessons on how to have repeat success by concentrating on three essentials - People, Products, and Profits – in that order.

Nonprofit Blog Carnival Call for Submissions: What’s Your Best Online Personal Productivity Tip?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m honored to be hosting the January, 2015 Nonprofit Blog Carnival and theme is personal productivity online. But maintaining productivity, especially online, can be challenging. What is online personal productivity?

Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

One of the most important reasons why EveryAction is a leader in the nonprofit technology space is that fact that our staff - from engineering and product to sales and marketing - bring decades of professional experience from work in the nonprofit sector.

How Many Microsoft Products Can My Nonprofit Request from TechSoup?

Tech Soup Blog

Here is the short answer to the question of how many Microsoft products you can request: You can get 50 of each kind of product in a two-year period — but there are some exceptions. See Microsoft products. You can get products from 10 title groups in your two-year cycle.

How long til your products and services are obsolete?

SocialFish

Music formats over a mere few years. Just a metaphor, but think about it. From here. Potluck

Why Creating Space for Creative Time in the Nonprofit Workplace Improves Productivity

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Activities are designed to support organizational wellness for greater productivity and morale boosts. Studies confirm that creative activities – painting, drawing, dancing, playing music, theatre, or singing – can improve employee productivity and skills.

This One Simple Habit Will Make You More Productive

John Haydon

The post This One Simple Habit Will Make You More Productive appeared first on John Haydon. You have big goals you’d like to achieve. But many of these goals have been on your list for the past few years. If you’re so smart, why can’t you accomplish your goals?

From Facebook Product Ads to More Retweets: What’s New in Social Media

SocialFish

Facebook Product Ads. Just because you work for a non-profit doesn’t mean you don’t have products to sell – it’s just that the profit generated gets funneled into advancing your organization’s mission. February: the month of love, whether you love to love it or love to hate it.

Top TechSoup Product Donations for IT Infrastructure

Tech Soup Blog

We thought you'd like to see what the top TechSoup infrastructure product donations have been this year. Products include routers, range extenders, switches, modems, and other network accessories. Microsoft Server Products. Browse RCI products.

Livefyre Acquires Storify, Says The Social Curation Service Will Still Operate As Standalone Product | TechCrunch

AFP Blog

Livefyre Acquires Storify, Says The Social Curation Service Will Still Operate As Standalone Product | TechCrunch : "Livefyre, a commenting platform used by TechCrunch and other websites, is announcing that it has acquired social curation startup Storify

Selling a Product vs. Building a Movement

Museum 2.0

Do you consider yourself an "activist" for your organization, avocation, or art form? I've been increasingly turning to that word as a descriptor for the mixture of advocacy, passion, and action that I try to bring to my work.

[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

As smartphones have become more sophisticated, video production has become accessible. At the very beginning of my digital storytelling career, I didn't spend a lot of time on the pre-production. When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool.

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