TechSoup@PND

Through an arrangement with TechSoup, PND is pleased to offer a series of articles about the effective use of technology by nonprofits.

Seize the Opportunity for Mobile Engagement in 2016

Seize the Opportunity for Mobile Engagement in 2016

Michael Stein  |  February 17, 2016

Mobile use is at an all-time high, writes digital strategist Michael Stein, and nonprofits of all sizes must consider the opportunities it presents to better engage with their supporters, donors, and fans....

Twitter's Most Useful New Features for Nonprofits

Twitter's Most Useful New Features for Nonprofits

Ginny Mies  |  January 20, 2016

The social media platform's increasingly visual enhancements are especially useful for nonprofits and you should expect to see more of the same in the future, says TechSoup's Ginny Mies....

A Few Good Tools for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

A Few Good Tools for Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Kyle Smith  |  November 17, 2015

No matter where your organization stands with respect to P2P fundraising, Idealware's Kyle Smith will help you determine which tools can help you achieve your goals....

Microsoft Office 2016 — What Is New and Different?

Microsoft Office 2016 — What Is New and Different?

Bob Nowacki  |  October 13, 2015

TechSoup product content developer Bob Nowacki walks us through a few of the best features in the latest version of Microsoft's productivity suite, including collaboration-friendly apps and improvements to Excel and Outlook....

What's New in Windows 10

What's New in Windows 10

Carlos Bergfeld  |  September 14, 2015

Windows 10 is here, and for end users it introduces a new Start menu, Web browser, personal digital assistant, and more. For IT admins, the latest version of Windows includes features like Azure Active Directory support and Windows Update for Business....

From Like to Love: Developing an Online Engagement Strategy

From Like to Love: Developing an Online Engagement Strategy

Dan Rivas  |  August 3, 2015

How do you develop relationships online that your viewers just can't quit? These two case studies look at small organizations that have developed engagement strategies that go way beyond the usual Facebook post or email blast....

Easy Ways for Your Organization to Go Green (Part 1)

Easy Ways for Your Organization to Go Green (Part 1)

Anna Jaeger, Jim Lynch, Sarah Washburn  |  June 30, 2015

Given their limited resources, how can nonprofits implement greener practices? TechSoup's Jim Lynch and Caravan Studios' Sarah Washburn and Anna Jaeger share five easy things you can do right now to make a big impact on your organization's environmental footprint....

Funding Technology Projects

Funding Technology Projects

Kyle Henri Andrei  |  May 27, 2015

Can you reduce your organization's technology expenses and raise funds for new tech at the same time? TechSoup's Kyle Henri Andrei says yes....

How to Choose and Work With Technology Consultants

How to Choose and Work With Technology Consultants

Dan Rivas  |  April 2, 2015

In the latest article in our TechSoup@PND series, Dan Rivas helps nonprofits determine what kind of professional technology help they need, how much it will cost, and how to hire and work with a tech consultant....

Everything You Need to Know About VPNs

Everything You Need to Know About VPNs

Nick Mediati  |  January 29, 2015

In the latest article in our TechSoup series, Nick Mediati explains what a virtual private network is, why your organization probably needs one, and the options for establishing and maintaining this type of secure connection to your servers....

Program Evaluation for Foundations

Program Evaluation for Foundations

Elizabeth Pope  |  December 9, 2014

In the latest article in our TechSoup series, Idealware's Elizabeth Pope describes a framework her organization designed to help foundations and their grantees collect and make sense of program data....

Tools to Collect and Analyze Field Data

Tools to Collect and Analyze Field Data

Soha El Borno  |  November 12, 2014

In the latest article in our TechSoup series, Soha El Borno provides a guide to data collection and analysis tools that can help nonprofits better understand constituent needs....

Understanding and Improving Email Deliverability

Understanding and Improving Email Deliverability

Chris Bernard, Colin Pizarek  |  October 8, 2014

In the latest article in our TechSoup series, Idealware's Chris Bernard and Colin Pizarek explore practices and tools that can help your organization's emails reach their intended audience....