29 March 2011
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...
26 August 2010
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...
18 June 2010
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.
19 November 2009
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.
13 October 2009
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.
18 November 2008
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...
29 July 2008
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...
26 May 2008
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.
08 February 2008
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...
17 May 2007
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)...