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A Consumers Guide to Software for Volunteer Management

Fri, 2011-05-20 21:00
Whether you’re upgrading your existing volunteer management software or just starting out, use this report to guide you.

A Consumers Guide to Software for Volunteer Management

Fri, 2011-05-20 20:52

An overview of popular tools for helping your nonprofit or library to manage volunteers

A Few Good Web Analytics Tools

Thu, 2011-05-19 21:00
Free tools and robust applications that can help you better understand visitors to your nonprofit website.

HP C2D Windows XP Notebook, 1.8 GHz - 2.1 GHz (Condition B), Admin Fee: $291.00 USD

Wed, 2011-05-18 17:59

Refurbished 1.8-GHz Core 2 Duo notebook computer with 32-bit Windows XP operating system

HP C2D Windows XP Desktop, 1.8 GHz - 2.13 GHz (Condition B), Admin Fee: $253.00 USD

Wed, 2011-05-18 17:57

Refurbished 1.8-GHz Core 2 Duo desktop computer with 32-bit Windows XP operating system

An Overview of the RFP Process for Nonprofits and Libraries

Tue, 2011-05-10 21:04

TechSoup offers some basic considerations for each phase of the RFP process.

RFP Library

Tue, 2011-05-10 21:02

Selecting the right technology service or vendor can be challenging and costly. Fortunately, you don't have to do it unprepared. Use the resources below to learn about the request for proposal (RFP) process and to find examples of RFPs that show what other organizations have done.

A Cooperative Approach to Web Design

Tue, 2011-04-26 22:43

You’ve probably heard that creating a website doesn’t have to be hard. Actually, it can be very hard, but with a few tips and techniques the process can be fairly straightforward and, in fact, enlightening. You can build a nice-looking, professional website for your nonprofit without breaking the bank or being an expert, but only if you take the time to consider a few key questions.

How Websites Work

Tue, 2011-04-26 22:42

When it comes to improving or overhauling your organization's website, a general familiarity with the mechanics behind that site is crucial. Even if you never need to code a single line of your site, arming yourself with an understanding of how HTML, CSS, and content management systems (CMSs) are used to build web pages can help you every step of the way.

Visual Staff Scheduler Pro 12, 1-User License, Admin Fee: $45.00 USD

Wed, 2011-04-20 20:07

PC-based shift scheduling software

Broadband: Stories from the Field

Mon, 2011-04-18 19:20

Learn about organizations making a difference in broadband adoption and join the conversation.

A Beginner's Guide to Electronic Software Downloads

Sat, 2011-04-16 16:56

Obtaining software via electronic software distribution is often a more convenient option than purchasing packaged software, and it's also a more environmentally friendly approach. If you're new to downloading software, you might want to familiarize yourself with some of the basic concepts.

easyLearning: 10 Course Registrations, Admin Fee: $85.00 USD

Thu, 2011-04-14 22:39

Ten online courses in information technology and professional development skills

Myths about Online Volunteering

Tue, 2011-04-12 23:43

In this article, consultant Jayne Cravens dispels some common misconceptions about finding and working with online volunteers.

SlideRocket Pro 1-Year Subscription, Admin Fee: $24.00 USD

Thu, 2011-03-31 16:34

Web-based service for one or two users to create presentations and share them online securely

Working Safely Online (Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere)

Tue, 2011-03-29 01:39

Being able to work from anywhere presents great opportunities, however it is important to keep security in mind when working away from the office. Here we look at the potential security risks and how to reduce them.

Use Online Surveys to Get the Feedback You Need to Succeed

Fri, 2011-03-25 18:07

An online survey is a powerful research tool that can deliver the feedback you need to determine the needs of your constituents and the activities that attract donors.

Intuit QuickBooks Premier Editions 2010 (with 3 User License) (TechSoup Limited), Admin Fee: $65.00 USD

Fri, 2011-03-18 20:58

Limited offer: Accounting and financial management software with a choice from six editions (electronic delivery only)

Making Sense of Software Licensing

Thu, 2011-03-17 20:47

Take the complexity of technology and stir in the complexity of the legal system and what do you get? Software licenses!