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).

10 Tools for More Productive Online Marketing

SocialFish

Productivity becomes key if you want to juggle these correctly. DrumUp is one of the most useful social media productivity tools around. Automated Spreadsheets is still pretty new, as the link to Product Hunt will attest. Online marketing is a many headed monster.

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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?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

3 Must-Have Productivity Tools for Creating Visual Content for Social Channels

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

You are on a roll! You’ve put together an editorial calendar for next month that lays out the themes, news events, and content ideas for all channels, including social media.

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.

The Best Productivity Tools (Part 2): Favorites Revealed

Tech Soup Blog

The 50-plus people who attended the recent NetSquared London Meetup all had a chance to nominate and vote for their favorite productivity tools. Popular open-source CRM CiviCRM and a new product by its creators, CiviHR , an open-source HR platform for charities, were both recommended.

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6 Steps to Run a Productive Virtual Meeting with Templates and Examples

Wild Apricot Blog

If you’d like help making your virtual meetings more productive, here is a six-step formula along with the templates and examples that can make your virtual meetings super productive. Nancy-Settle-Murphy meetings virtual-meetings

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?

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

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Network Skills for Personal Productivity and Organizational Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There are two different frames — you can use a networked mindset to increase your personal productivity or think of it in organizational strategy terms. How could it improve the personal productivity of your staff? Open Net?WORKing WORKing Organizations 10 Dimensions.

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.

So Long LinkedIn Products & Services Tab

Wild Apricot Blog

On April 14th LinkedIn will "retire" the products & services tab. Here are the details and what it might mean for your organization. social media

9 Secretly Awesome Websites to Boost Productivity and Nonprofit Work Life

NonProfit Hub

In fact, according to Scientific American, maintaining unbroken focus for several hours drains your energy levels and leaves your brain feeling drainedso maybe those baby videos that surface daily offer just the break we need to boost productivity.

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The Best Productivity Tools: Time-Saving Methods to Find Digital Tools

Tech Soup Blog

A recent NetSquared London Meetup investigated the IT tools that can be used to get nonprofit operations done cheaply and effectively. It also delved into how nonprofits can tackle the process of finding the tech that helps the most when you don't necessarily have the time to research.

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

At this point, you've probably heard a lot about the benefits of the cloud: how it can save you time, help you conserve resources, and boost productivity and collaboration among your staff members. Productivity and Collaboration. What cloud products does your organization use?

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.

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.

Your Guide to TechSoup's Cloud Services and Products

Tech Soup Blog

At this point, you've probably heard a lot about the benefits of the cloud: how it can save you time, help you conserve resources, and boost productivity and collaboration among your staff members. Productivity and Collaboration. What cloud products does your organization use?

University Business Magazines Ranks Mobile Commons as a Top Product

Mobile Commons

University Business Magazine has named Mobile Commons as one of their Readers’ Choice Top Products in 2013 , alongside the iPad. The list covers useful products and tools for universities to use in the classroom and beyond. The magazine, which covers news and advances in higher education management, draws their annual ranking from nominations that come directly from educators and administrators.

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75 Mobile Apps to Jump-Start Your Nonprofit's Productivity in 2015

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup has put together a collection of nearly 80 great productivity apps that are available from our donor partners to communicate, collaborate, manage files and data, and more on the go. Like Adobe, Autodesk has created many mobile editions of its most popular products.

Trust and LinkedIn Product Recommendations: Measurable Business Results

Wild Apricot Blog

Social networks are popular with marketers but often don't lead to tangible results. Here's an example of how LinkedIn recommendations drive real business for Wild Apricot. LinkedIn Marketing Social networking

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.

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.

Stay Productive On the Road, In the Field, and Away from the Office

Tech Soup Blog

Citrix Online offers free mobile apps for several products in the TechSoup catalog: Attend a GoToMeeting. Office and Productivity Microsoft mobile phone mobile phones apps Your work can't always come to a stop when you're away from the office or don't have your computer.

Why TechSoup Product Donations and Donors Are Green

Tech Soup Blog

This isn't a comprehensive list of all our donor partners' environmental activities, but this time I'd like to talk about Cisco and Symantec and also about our Green Technology Product Donations. Reusable materials are harvested, and then made into new products.

Thank You for Helping Us Distribute 2 Million Technology Products in 2014!

Tech Soup Blog

In 2014, we reached a major milestone — we distributed 2 million tech products worldwide to nonprofits, charities, libraries, and NGOs worldwide in just one year!

Cause Marketing: Selling Products Or Social Good?

Frogloop

Since the days of Edward Bernays , marketing has attempted to convince consumers of their hidden desire to buy products. Many leading members of the cause marketing industry feel that consumers are beginning to demand corporations not only provide quality products but also become responsible members of the community. Have fifty years of manipulation run their course?

Mobile Commons Launches New Advocacy Product That Instantly Connects Callers With Their Congressional Representatives – press release

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons today announced the release of a new product, Mobile Commons Advocacy – a plug-and-play tool that makes it easy for organizations to drive phone calls to Congress and affect legislators’ opinions. There is no better product to get the legislative outcomes you want,” said Jed Alpert, CEO of Mobile Commons. With Mobile Commons Advocacy, we have made a plug-and-play product that’s incredibly easy to use,” said Benjamin Stein, CTO of Mobile Commons.

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.