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Free Webinar on October 11 from GiftWorks: Your Nonprofit Stories & Facebook
This guest post was authored by Declan Murphy, marketing and social media coordinator at GiftWorks . He maintains the social media presence for GiftWorks via Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn as well as their website and blog, in addition to hosting GiftWorks monthly webinars. Join Robin Blakely and...
4 Oct 2012
Get Social at NTC 2014
NTC 2014 is almost here, and TechSoup staffers are counting down the days to D.C. We're looking forward to seeing you! So come, get social with us. Whether at one of our Birds of a Feather sessions, the resource lounge, at #NTCBeer, or an idea generator with Code for America — come join...
4 Mar 2014
Voiding vs. Deleting Checks in QuickBooks
This QuickTips video deals with voiding versus deleting your checks. While I am using QuickBooks 2013 this will work on any version. You want to void or delete your check to make sure your books are current and reflecting your correct balance. When you void a check QuickBooks will edit the check...
26 Aug 2013
Vietnam and Indonesia Join TechSoup Asia’s Growing Family
We proudly welcome NGO partners Vietnet-ICT and the Lin Centre in Vietnam, as well as ASEAN Foundation , Kopernik Marketplace , and YCAB Foundation in Indonesia to the TechSoup Global family. They are all part of TechSoup Asia , which serves charities in the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand...
31 May 2013
What's So Scary about Cloud Security?
Keeping your critical data on an online cloud service has sparked ongoing debate in the nonprofit sector, not just in the U.S., but all over the world. Richard Cooper of Charity Technology Trust (CTT) in the U.K. argues that cloud-based services are likely to be safer and more secure than most...
16 Aug 2012
Debunking the Overhead Myth
Wha t Is the "Overhead Myth"? Nonprofits that spend more than a tiny fraction of their budget on administrative staff, fundraising, or technology infrastructure are inefficient, wasteful, or just plain greedy. Good, responsible organizations — the kind that donors and funders should...
2 Jul 2013
Free GiftWorks Webinar on December 4: Can Your Board Tell Your Story?
This guest post was authored by Declan Murphy, marketing and social media coordinator at GiftWorks . He maintains the social media presence for GiftWorks via Twitter , Facebook , and LinkedIn as well as their website and blog , in addition to hosting GiftWorks' monthly webinars . Visit the GiftWorks...
29 Nov 2012
Celebrating Telework Week
This is a guest blog post from Salem Kimble, the manager of social media development at TechSoup's donor partner, BetterWorld Telecom . It’s National Telework Week - March 5 - 9, where individuals and organizations pledge to telework for one week. In celebration, BetterWorld is offering...
7 Mar 2012
Backup and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud: Webinar Recap
Curious about how and when to back up your organization’s data? Wondering how the cloud fits in with your nonprofit or library’s disaster recovery plan? Sam Chenkin, product manager for npCloud, discussed all of this and more in our recent webinar, Backup and Disaster Recovery in the Cloud...
13 Jun 2012
Nominate a Nonprofit for a Blackbaud Impact Award
Nicole McGougan is a Blackbaud public relations associate. The Blackbaud Impact Awards recognize nonprofits who have used Blackbaud’s solutions in new and innovative ways to make a positive impact on their local communities and around the world. Does this sound like you or a nonprofit you...
24 Aug 2012
How to Manage Events Successfully and Easily: Free Webinar June 26
This post was authored by Natasha Geraghty-Medved, Acteva ’s marketing specialist. She has six years of event marketing management and social media marketing experience. She has a master's degree in marketing from Golden Gate University as well as certificates in integrated marketing communications...
19 Jun 2012
TSDigs: Creating Impact and Effective Storytelling Tweet Chat Recap
It’s the goal of every nonprofit that creates a video – creating a video that has impact. Examining what makes video have an impact was the topic of TechSoup’s recent Digital Storytelling Challenge tweet chat. The deadline for submissions is February 29 at 11:59 p.m. Pacific time...
20 Feb 2012
Digital Inclusion Project Wants to Hear From You
Is digital inclusion part of your organization's mission? Do you offer technology skills training or provide public access to computers? Do you help promote equal access to technology tools, knowledge, and resources in your community? Then we want to hear from you! Please take 15 minutes to share...
5 Mar 2012
Countdown to Civic Data Challenge Deadline: Turn Raw Data into Community Tools
This guest post was authored by Kristi Tate, director of community strategies for the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC). Believe that communities can take better advantage of key data in their decision-making? Join the Civic Data Challenge and help turn the raw data of civic health into...
21 Jul 2012
Free GiftWorks Webinar: 5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses on 8/22
Join Jay Wilkinson from Firespring and GiftWorks for a free webinar, 5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses on T hursday, August 22nd at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time . In this educational session, you will discover what the best nonprofit marketers already know -- that email marketing is a skill that can...
12 Aug 2013
Seven Tips for Nonprofits Going Mobile
We’ve talked about how important mobile sites are and why responsive design is a great option. To help you get started, we’d like to share some tips on creating a good mobile web site. Ready to take the plunge? Keep these guidelines in mind: 1. Avoid too much copy. Smaller ...
23 Mar 2014
Organizing a Free Event? Get Free Event Management Software
Natasha Geraghty-Medved is Acteva ’s marketing specialist. She has six years of event marketing management and social media marketing experience. Your event is free; that doesn’t mean it can organize itself. A free event has the same amount of details and behind-the-scenes work pressures...
3 Aug 2012
Free GiftWorks Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest to Raise Money, Create Awareness, and Do Good
Join Julia Campbell and GiftWorks for a free webinar, Pinning for Good - How Nonprofits Can Use Pinterest to Raise Money, Create Awareness, and Do Good on Thursday, May 23 at 3 p.m. Eastern time . In this free webinar you will learn how to use Pinterest to promote your cause, to gain a dedicated following...
10 May 2013
How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Cloud
When you're choosing a cloud vendor, what do you really need to worry about? Not as much as you might think. Or so I learned last week, at a webinar presented by Sam Chenkin from Tech Impact .Tech Impact is a nonprofit, and their mission is to "ensure all nonprofits can use technology to...
22 Oct 2013
Forget Thanksgiving! Plan Your Fundraising Program Around "Giving Tuesday"
This guest post was authored by Dipanwita Gupta, who works at Acteva as a content writer. We already have a day for giving thanks. What about a day for giving back? Well, just one week after Thanksgiving, on November 27, there is a day for giving back called Giving Tuesday! Giving Tuesday was...
26 Oct 2012
10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile Friendlier Email
This guest post was authored by Mike Snusz, a Blackbaud senior Internet marketing consultant. It originally appeared on npENGAGE.com . Does your nonprofit send mobile-friendly email? You’ve likely heard about the importance of being mobile-friendly to engage constituents. Maybe even that: ...
30 Apr 2013
Demystifying Credit Card Processing for Nonprofits: Part I
This guest post was authored by Nick Bencivenga, senior vice president at Dharma Merchant Services . Accepting credit cards can often be a confusing process. With so many different providers, services, and terminology, it's easy to become overwhelmed. This is the first blog post in a two-part...
12 Aug 2013
Disaster Relief Memo to Fundraisers: Lessons for Sandy from Katrina
As the east coast continues cleaning up from Hurricane Sandy, those of us who have been in the industry a while can't help but reflect on what this means for the fundraising sector and think back to the lessons of Katrina. Domestic relief organizations of all kinds are no doubt mobilizing to support...
12 Nov 2012
Upcoming Webinar on September 27: So, You Want to Be a Consultant
This guest post was authored by Declan Murphy, marketing and social media coordinator at GiftWorks . He maintains social media presence for GiftWorks via Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn as well as their website and blog, in addition to hosting GiftWorks monthly webinars. Join Linda Lysakowski, Susan...
20 Sep 2012
3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Online Fundraising
It's 2013. As a nonprofit working to increase online fundraising , you've likely started making resolutions to improve, diversify, or broaden your fundraising efforts. As you plan or refine your fundraising strategy, I challenge you to consider these three simple changes to improve the results...
5 Feb 2013