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  • Google for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 29 March 2011 0 comments
    Is your organization using Google for Nonprofits? On March 16, 2011, Google launched their latest version of this program which offers several new benefits: Instead of applying to each Google product individually, you can now sign up through a one-stop...
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  • 20 Great Google Docs Templates for Non-Profits

    Lori Halley 26 August 2010 7 comments
    Creating a presentation for your board? Wading into the end-of-project paperwork? Or maybe you’re signing up a new crop of volunteers for your non-profit... Whatever the task, odds are that there’s a time-saving template, free at Google Docs, to help...
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  • Better Sharing for Google Docs

    Lori Halley 18 June 2010 2 comments
    New sharing features in Google Docs are rolling out this week that not only make it easier to share your documents, spreadsheets, and presentations online but also give you more control over who you’re sharing those materials with and how.
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  • Google Docs Gets Better. Again.

    Lori Halley 19 November 2009 5 comments
    Google keeps on turning out small but significant improvements to Google Docs, to streamline the editing tools, add useful management options, and make online collaboration with non-Google-users more convenient.
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  • New in Google Docs: Shared Folders

    Lori Halley 13 October 2009 5 comments
    Two new updates for Google Docs make this very simple and free collaboration tool even more useful for a board or committee at any small non-profit — shared folders, and the ability to upload multiple files at one time.
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  • Top 4 Picks for Free Office Suite Software

    Lori Halley 18 November 2008 7 comments
    If you’re running any kind of organization, a suite of office software is essential — at the very least, you need a fairly good word-processing program, a spreadsheet application, and some sort of presentation software. Feature-rich Microsoft Office has made that particular market its own for at least the past decade, but now a few strong alternative software suites are fast gaining ground...
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  • How to Make Your Own Custom News Page

    Lori Halley 29 July 2008 5 comments
    RSS is a very powerful technology , useful for anyone to gather and digest many information sources in one place — and even more useful for nonprofits to get their information out to their members and supporters. If you were to put all of your most...
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  • Easy Embedded Tables for Your Website or Blog: Part 2

    Lori Halley 26 May 2008 5 comments
    In the first part of this article, we talked about various ways to show data in tables on your website or blog -- their strengths and their limitations. Here, we'll take a closer look at how to use Zoho Sheet, Google Spreadsheets, or DabbleDB to create a searchable, interactive table that you can easily embed in your web page, and update as easily as you update the original spreadsheet.
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  • Data Collection Made Easier with Google Forms and Spreadsheets

    Lori Halley 08 February 2008 8 comments
    The more you know about your members, the better your organization can serve them. As we've mentioned, a variety of free tools for online polls are available to answer the simple questions -- but sometimes you need more detailed information from your...
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  • Online collaboration tools for non-profit board members

    Lori Halley 17 May 2007 11 comments
    Non-profit organizations do better when their board members and staff collaborate effectively. One of the board's biggest responsibilities is strategic planning. In most non-profits creating the annual strategic plan is a very time-consuming (and painful)...
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