So much to do, so little time: A simple framework for identifying technology priorities
Technology can be overwhelming – sometimes it’s hard to even know how to get started. To help you take a broad look at your technology needs and identify a couple of priorities to focus on, TechSoup Canada has created a Technology Self-Assessment tool. And you don’t need to be an IT expert to use it!
A Few Good Web Analytics Tools
How many people visit your website every day? What do they do there? Which features are most popular? Was that big redesign worth the money? Web analytics tools help you track your site’s statistics, which let you see how many people are looking at each page, what sites they came from, and other information to help develop a picture of who your audience is. But which web analytics tool should you use? This article, completely updated in 2011, summarizes what six different nonprofit experts recommend.
Web Conferencing Tools: Right for You? How to pick a package that meets your nonprofit’s needs
Even if your nonprofit is headquartered in a single location, your employees, volunteers, and funders may be scattered across the country — or possibly the world. And while your organization likely uses email or telephone for the majority of its long-distance communication, sometimes a full-blown meeting is the only way to hammer out the details of an important initiative.
Tips for Designing (or Redesigning) a Nonprofit Website
Is your website from 1995? Do you get frequent comments that your site is old, unattractive, difficult to use or out of date? Do you want a website that you can update yourself? This article focuses on the high-level management and planning decisions you need to make when you design or re-design your Web site. We’ll discuss some of the major phases of a design project, some of the lingo and jargon you’ll encounter and the tools and skill sets you might need.