January 2013

Looking Ahead: 2013 Nonprofit Technology Conference Preview

Our signature three-day gathering brings together nonprofit professionals from around the world to collaborate, innovate, and maximize effectiveness. These articles by some of our fabulous presenters provide just a taste of what to expect. With its wide mix of social events, seminars, trainings, and resources, the 2013 NTC will help you put technology to work to further your cause.

5 Keys to Preparing for Your CRM System Implementation

Submitted on Thu, 8/9/2012 - 4:36pm
Fundamentally, implementing a CRM system means using a single database to manage all of your relationships with your constituents — from donors and volunteers to colleagues. Before you get started, you should ensure that your objectives for implementing it are in sync with the key benefits.

Video for Your Cause: Giddy over Viddy

Submitted on Tue, 8/14/2012 - 3:01pm
Viddy may be the best available tool right now for advocacy organizations to make user-generated video campaigns both easier to manage and more impactful.

A Simple 6 Step Plan for Creating a Facebook Page that Works

Submitted on Thu, 8/16/2012 - 10:26am
But is your nonprofit getting the most out of the platform? Are you using Facebook to its full potential? There's a high likelihood that you're not.

Online Surveys - Tips and Tools

Submitted on Thu, 8/16/2012 - 3:31pm
Here are 5 tips to help ensure your online survey is effective in capturing the information you need.

6 Great Interactive Data Visualization Tools (Part 2)

Submitted on Fri, 8/17/2012 - 2:14pm
While it's tempting to just jump in and add the latest cool feature to your site, you have to first make sure it's a good fit for your users and your brand.

A Few Good Pinterest Tools, Tips, and Resources

Submitted on Tue, 8/21/2012 - 3:35pm
You should spend some time doing a little research and browse some of the Pinterest stat sites to help you get a sense of the users and whether or not Pinterest is a good fit for your content. Here are 5 I came across.

What to Consider When You’re Considering Investing (In Video)

Submitted on Thu, 8/23/2012 - 4:56pm
A camera doesn't take good picture, and sound devices don't get good sound unless the driver knows how to get it and has a story in mind. Whatever you do, be motivated and work with equipment you are comfortable with.

Tools to Improve Your Online Fundraising

Submitted on Tue, 8/28/2012 - 10:03am
If you already see how your website, your online communities, and your other channels all flow harmoniously together to drive donations and other actions, then... good for you! If not, read on...