Get Up to Speed with New Autodesk Tutorials!

Tech Soup Blog

Fusion 360 Tutorials. It's just launched 12 tutorials for Fusion 360, each under 60 minutes. Take a look at these tutorials and find out what you can do in Fusion 360. Learn everything you always wanted to know about Fusion 360 but were too afraid to ask.

Gear Up for Giving: Social Media Tutorials for Nonprofits | Case Foundation

AFP Blog

Gear Up for Giving: Social Media Tutorials for Nonprofits | Case Foundation: "Gear Up for Giving is a month-long series of social media tutorials, to help nonprofits and their supporters understand how to use key tools and techniques to create awareness, catalyze civic action and cultivate new supporters and donors for their causes

Gear Up For Giving: Social Media Tutorial Series for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Author: Jordan Viator.

[Video Tutorial] How to Fix Your Broken Static FBML Facebook Page Custom Tabs

John Haydon

As you may have heard, Facebook finally stopped supporting Static FBML in custom Page tabs. What this means is that if you have any custom tabs that have used FBML code, they are probably broken.

Great reads from around the web on December 15th

Amy Sample Ward

" Teach Parents Tech – I'm having so much fun playing with this new template from Google – it filters videos and other resources and pulls them together for the person you want to help get tailored tech support. " roundup activism advocacy bookmarks campaigning casestudies collaboration facebook guide howto innovation list net2-recommends postalicious privacy resources technology tutorial

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Green Jobs Now has a podcast: lessons learned

GroundWire

Green Jobs Now , a national campaign for a new, inclusive green economy that we’re providing technical and strategic support for, now has its very first podcast listed in the iTunes Directory. The organizers for the day of action, Green for All , 1Sky , and the We Campaign , have had a couple conference calls since day one, but no way to effectively distribute that audio until now.

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GroundWire

company mobile tools blog forums support terms of service privacy policy copyright policy about our adsJoin Now! Whats New? Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: info@onenw.org See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent.

6 Reasons Open Source Makes Sense

3rd Sector Labs

Free is good, particularly when it involves robust, proven, well-supported technology that not so very long ago would have cost millions to implement. Don’t take our word for it, Google “WordPress Tutorial” to see for yourself).

Shopping Spree: Some Great WordPress Plugins for Building an Online Store

Byte Technology

From unique payment platforms to specific themes to the appropriate amount of backend support, consider carefully which will work best for your specific needs. inventory management is made easy; and there’s built-in support for the most popular payment platforms. If you’re looking for a platform that supports the sale of both digital downloads and physical goods, iThemes Exchange is a good choice. You’ve come up with an absolutely brilliant idea for an online store.

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6 Tips For Creating Better Charts With Your Nonprofit’s Data

TechImpact

Charts can turn plain text into a visually, expressive piece of information, which is great for persuading donors to donate or showing your supporters your organization’s impact. Ann recommends using tutorials if you are knew to working with graphs in Excel.

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The Picture Show: The Best WordPress Themes for Video Ventures

Byte Technology

Most are free and many are easy to use for beginners, but don’t be afraid to call in some help from the WordPress experts if you’re unsure of how to install and launch them or if you need a tutorial on how to safely and efficiently administer the themes. The theme includes two-column layouts that work with thumbnails, and it supports the necessary plugin that automatically supports those video embeds.

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VisionLink

In addition, a great deal of useful resources, libraries of information, online tutorials and much more have been added to this national system. VisionLink is truly honored to support this extraordinary partnership with CommunityOS.

12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

If so, Geofilters are an excellent tool that can engage your supporters to a new level (plus they’re super shareable). If you’ve got a great videographer on hand, talk to them about creating a 360 degree video (like Pencils of Promise did), which your supporters can experience.

The Year-End Survival Guide for Community Foundations

Connection Cafe

Microsoft Support offers how-to guides and tutorials on merge template creation. By almost any measure, and in almost every industry, December is the busiest month of the year. This is especially true for community foundations.

What You Need to Know About Windows 10 in 2016

Tech Soup Blog

For IT admins, the latest version of Windows includes features like Azure Active Directory support and Windows Update for Business. How-To-Geek's How to Install Windows 10 on Your PC is a step-by-step written tutorial on upgrading from a previous version of Windows.

Facebook Subscriptions: 8 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Pay Attention

NetWits

Your Social Media Intern can engage from their personal profile with supporters, volunteers, donors and the like. Check out what our friends at Care2′s FrogLoop have to say about Facebook Subscriptions and make sure to head over to John Haydon’s blog to get a step-by-step tutorial.

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup: Blogging Advice, Better Websites, and Email Marketing Stats

Connection Cafe

Take a gander at The Huntsinger Tutorials and get insight into everything you need to know about direct mail fundraising. Learn how to seek out great images here: 4 Ways to supercharge your nonprofit images to connect with your supporters. I can’t believe it.

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Presentation: Social Media & Philanthropy

Amy Sample Ward

The focus included both a look at what social media tools are being used to do in organizations now, how funders are using technology, and what opportunities exist for funders to support or lead on.

82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

HTML Tutorial :: w3schools.com. An annual report that examines how NGOs worldwide use technology to engage their donors and supporters. The number of low-cost or free apps and online tools available to nonprofits today is astounding.

New on SSIR: Can Giving Days Strengthen Your Community?

Amy Sample Ward

Components included video tutorials, suggested calendars of activity, sample materials, frequently asked questions, logos, and a Twibbon for Facebook and Twitter use. My latest post on the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog is now up.

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Mozilla Service Week Starts Today!

Amy Sample Ward

You might find a local opportunity, or you could also find a way to help across the miles by simply helping out with a tutorial or offering advice. Show a non-profit how to use social networking to grow its base of supporters.

The Ultimate Checklist for your Homepage

Frogloop

Check out these great tips by Network for Good as well as their free tutorial on maxamizing your homepage to tell your organization's story and connect with supporters. Your organization's homepage is often one of the first engagement points potential advocates and donors have with your organization. How's your homepage looking these days?

How to Visually Show Your Impact to Funders with Silk

Tech Soup Blog

Note that to imbed your interactive map or chart, your website must support iFrames. I recommend looking at the Silk tutorial, Create a Silk by Importing a Spreadsheet. Silk also offers free basic , spreadsheet , and charts tutorials to help you get started.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I don’t always share links as I find them, but because I use content curation to support curriculum development for my training work, I like to share collections that are organized so people can take an hour or so and get up to speed on a topic or to use if you are doing a training.

Tech Training Tips from the Experts: Free Live Event

Tech Soup Blog

In her spare time, she supports the WordPress community as deputy and local meetup organizer. Danielle Jackson is a communications specialist from GCFLearnFree.org, an online provider of free technology tutorials.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

Some of its best mobile features are: Google Earth Outreach is a mapping tool that allows supporters to see your work. This is perfect for do-it-yourselfers with plain instructions and interactive tutorials that make it easy for anyone to use.

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How to manage your Facebook Page from your cell phone

John Haydon

For example, let’s say you’re putting together a 5k road race and know that many of your supporters physically can’t be there. Photo by TheGloaming.

Nonprofits and Instagram: The Ultimate Curated Collection of Best Practices, Examples, and Tips

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As a content curator, I’m not just on the hunt for learning the new or what’s buzzing. But, a big part of content curation is organizing and presenting your collection. I don’t always share links as I find them, but because I use content curation to support curriculum development for my training work, I like to share collections that organized so people can take an hour or so and get up to speed on a topic or to use if you are doing a training.

Social Media for Nonprofits Starter Guide | Pt. 1

NonProfit Hub

You can share photos and videos, interact with your audience and expand your network of supporters. There’s a YouTube tutorial for everything. Here, you can find potential board members and supporters of your cause, hire employees and draw in volunteers. Add some photos, links to your website and connect with your staff and current supporters. Nonprofits should use it to interact with supporters and to boost brand awareness.

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Lame spams of the day: another roundup

Robert Weiner

We encourage you to explore its new and enhanced capabilities with these helpful tips, tutorials, and eSeminars. Sender: Support [BBECBF281@omnicoretech.com]. Sender: Accounts support [accounts@ewingcole.com] (also sent by Support Center [noreply@message.oehtb.at] and noreply@message.rvdk.minjus.nl ). Alright, here's the link to your support ticket and help: Proceed to information. Best regards, Account support team.

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How Nonprofits Are Successfully Using Chatbots

Tech Soup Blog

Environmental advocacy nonprofit Climate Reality uses a bot on its Facebook page to encourage supporters to become more involved in the fight against climate change.

How to Visually Show Your Impact to Funders with Silk

Tech Soup Blog

Note that to imbed your interactive map or chart, your website must support iFrames. I recommend looking at the Silk tutorial, Create a Silk by Importing a Spreadsheet. Silk also offers free basic , spreadsheet , and charts tutorials to help you get started.

The Impact of E-Learning on Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

Leap of Reason , an organization focused on supporting leaders and funders, recently published The Beyond-the-Hype Potential of E-Learning report. Does your organization partake in any e-learning? If you currently don't offer e-learning to staff or management, you might consider it.

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Why I Love The Headway WordPress Theme Framework More Than Ever

John Haydon

I’m in the process of publishing several video tutorials over at HeadwayVideos.com , but I wanted to give you guys a heads up on what’s new with Headway 3.0. Headway’s Awesome Support Community. Last but certainly not least, the Headway support community is top notch!

How Your Nonprofit Can Make the Most of Its LinkedIn Profile

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here is a video tutorial LinkedIn released to walk you through the new feature. Victoria Michelson is a freelance writer for Wild Apricot , but she spends most of her time running races to support local nonprofit organizations in Boise, ID.

Salesforce crossroads: A decision reached

Judi Sohn

But here’s the thing…and I’m being entirely sincere…I’m grateful that Convio has been a supportive partner of C3 since before Convio. 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.

Salesforce crossroads: A decision reached

Judi Sohn

But here’s the thing…and I’m being entirely sincere…I’m grateful that Convio has been a supportive partner of C3 since before Convio. 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.

The First Global Martus Users Group Meeting

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

And, support from the Open Society Foundation made this event possible! With generous support for new technology developments from the MacArthur Foundation, we now have the ability to assess and prioritize needs, enhance existing features, build new functionality and develop client and server infrastructure. We’ve started chewing on the idea of secure user forums and other virtual watering holes to support the global network of users.

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Celebrating Free Agents: Mark Horvath Launches WeAreVisible

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

His new project is a social media literacy website to help homeless people learn how to use the Internet to tell their stories, build community and connect with support services. The content is fantastic — particularly the tutorials.

New to TechSoup: GoDaddy Domain Names and Web Services

Tech Soup Blog

The offer includes GoDaddy's Get Found service, which can help your organization get discovered online by potential donors, supporters, and volunteers. See this video tutorial for GoDaddy's Website Builder. TechSoup is proud to announce our newest donor partner, GoDaddy.