The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic is hitting nonprofits hard. As The New York Times put it, the new mission is survival. Donors are understandably distracted with their own personal affairs. Business owners are busy putting fires out. As a veteran of three nonprofits, including one that weathered both the dot-com bust and the 2008 recession, I want to share how we got through those difficult times.
Today, we continue to explore the fascinating world of online volunteering with a series of guiding questions designed to help you learn more about what makes a good online volunteer.
Now that social distancing and lockdown measures have fundamentally changed the way we meet, work, and travel, many volunteers are finding creative ways to continue providing support by relying on technology to keep connections (and commitments) alive.
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In today’s article we will be guiding you through the world of social media analytics to help you get to know your audience better and maximize the reach of your content.
Think back to the days before you could punch your location into Google Maps and find the fastest route. Go back 20 years, and we all relied on roadside maps. Ten to 15 years ago, we would diligently print off directions from MapQuest and carefully keep our eyes peeled for exit numbers and street signs — no prompt needed. Today, if your phone OS lags or Google Maps is slow to update, you feel absolutely lost, even in the heart of your own city.
A Learning Management System (LMS), aka online training software or e-learning authoring tool, is a must have for nonprofits of all sizes. It offers great convenience and efficiency in training, and it’s steadily becoming more affordable. Although in-person employee training will never become obsolete, new technology has allowed us to not only improve training, but to perfect it.
Amazing news! Tableau has expanded the eligibility of their donated Tableau Desktop and Tableau Prep Builder to include organizations that were previously ineligible! As you may know, TechSoup works hard with donor partners to open eligibility to as many groups as possible, so we are delighted to be expanding Tableau eligibility to all qualified nonprofit organizations.
Digital resilience is commonly associated with the protection of one’s online security. As nonprofits, however, our resilience extends much further than technology. This means that, now more than ever, digital skills play a crucial role in strengthening community-building and advancing digital rights and equity.
Following the webinar organized by ConnectAd, How Nonprofits Can Navigate & Adapt To The COVID Crisis, we have compiled a list of tools and resources that can help your organization manage the crisis.