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Blackbaud’s acquisition of Convio is a done deal

Blackbaud completed its purchase of Convio.  The next adventure starts today, as we wait to see what the future holds for their various systems.

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SF Fundraising Day 2010

San Francisco’s Fundraising Day will be happening June 16 at the downtown Marriott.  Once again I have the honor of co-chairing the Technology Track with Michael Stein. We’ve programmed sessions on online fundraising with Madeline Stanionis, social media with Jeff Patrick, database selection with Eric Leland, and an open discussion session with me and Michael […]

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Converting Fresh Leads into Donors

CARE2 is holding a webinar on strategies for successfully welcoming, cultivating, and converting new leads into donors. Holly Ross of NTEN will moderate a panel with Heidi Hess of Children’s Defense Fund and Greg Zelder of the California State Parks Foundation. They will review data about nonprofits’ speed and type of responses to newly acquired […]

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Email Bounce Codes Decoded

If you send mass email messages, you probably see a lot of bouncebacks that look like this: Remote host said: 550 SC-004 Mail rejected by Windows Live Hotmail for policy reasons. So what the heck does bounce code "550 SC-004" mean? The Email Experience Council’s Deliverability Roundtable (Chris Wheeler of Bronto Software, Jack Sinclair of […]

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Early-Bird Discount on the Nonprofit Technology Conference Ends 1/31

The early-bird registration period for NTEN’s 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference ends January 31.  I love the NTC.  Here’s what the NTEN folks have to say about it: In addition to the scores of breakout sessions, the networking, camaraderie, and general nptech-related good times, noted author Clay Shirky will be the keynote speaker at the 2009 […]

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NTEN Conference Early-Bird Registration Discount

I’m a member of NTEN and a huge fan.  I’m thrilled that their 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference will be held at the San Francisco Hilton this year, April 26-28.  The Early Bird rate expires after January 31st, so it’s time to stop procrastinating. Here’s what the NTEN folks have to say: The 2009 NTC will […]

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Fundraising Survival Guide

Network for Good recently published The 2008 Online Fundraising Survival Guide: 12 Winning Strategies to Survive & Thrive in a Down Economy. This 45-page guide includes sections on avoiding “the four most common fundraising mistakes,” answering the four questions required to get a donation (Why Me? Why Now? What For? and Who Says?), optimizing your […]

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New Book: Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission

You can place your order now for Managing Technology to Meet Your Mission: A Strategic Guide for Nonprofit Leaders, which will be published in March 2009. The book was edited by NTEN’s Executive Director, Holly Ross, former ED Katrin Verclas, and Special Projects Fellow Allison Levine. The authors are NTEN members (with one chapter contributed […]

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What do nonprofits want to know about email marketing?

ANSWR (Aggregated Nonprofit Software Resources), a project of Aspiration and TechSoup, aims to “provide a unified marketplace of knowledge, resources, and services, designed to meet the specific technology demands of nonprofit organizations” — a one-stop shop for learning about how nonprofits can use technology. They’re building a site that will combine “user-contributed content, democratic rating […]

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Free Idealware Webinar: Online Communications on a Shoestring

I’ve always found Idealware’s webinars to be high-quality and informative. They’re offering a free one on October 29 that they describe as follows: Wednesday, Oct 29th, 1:00 – 2:30 EST Web sites, email blasting, and social media can provide a small organization with big benefits without a huge investment. In this special FREE online seminar, […]

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