As 2014 comes to a close, we’re looking back and sharing our tech tips from the top ten blogs of this year. Some of the highlights were strategies on how to prepare for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, working in the cloud, and becoming more effective in how we implement new systems. We hope you enjoy and find these tips useful!
“We live in a world of big (and little) data, and many people have to make sense of numbers as part of their job. The trouble is that there can be a lot of friction involved when mining the data.”
Via Beth Kanter
Announcing Include, TechCrunch's Diversity Partner Program TechCrunch Today we're excited to announce TechCrunch Include, which is a program designed to help social enterprises (nonprofit and for profit) working to make tech a more inclusive place.
Folks, this has become a big issue on Twitter - how do you get to the real good stuff on your Twitter feed? Where are the tweets from your community? And how do you make an effort to use Twitter most effectively for you and your organization? My team and I compiled a list of tips to drown out the Twitter noise so you can easily access the most useful content and conversations. Use hashtags - Hashtags are still really useful. People and orgs will tag their content based on the topic, and this lets you find the latest trends or the niche content that interests you. For example, nonprofit tech related tweets tend to use the hashtag, #nptech, progressive groups use #p2 and #activism, feminists tend to use #fem2, and other good hashtags include #gov20, #vets, #milfams, #philanthropy, and #socent (social entrepreneurship). Keep an eye on #FF - When tweeters that're Read More...
Three Ways to Evaluate Nonprofit Technology Memphis Daily News Accounting, fundraising, social media, admissions, recruitment, ticket sales and human resources are only a few of the areas that depend on technology solutions.
In this guest post, Kirsty Stephenson, digital strategist and project planner for Child’s i Foundation, explores how web-based and mobile technology are giving charities new and exciting ways to engage with supporters and increase donations.
Fun events may bring in hundreds of attendees, but a fundraising event is not an end in and of itself. Often the charity never sees these folks again (or at least not until the next event) because these folks are golfers or ‘thoners, not donors. These events are a waste of your precious resources. Don’t [...]