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Document storage for not-for-profits

Mythbusted: Document storage and management

Welcome to another round of technology mythbusting! This week we tackle document storage and management. This is an area that has exploded in popularity in recent years, as cloud solutions for our document storage and management have become easier to use, access, and become cheaper.
The super simple guide to social media photography

The ultimate easy guide to great social media photos

“Show me, don’t tell me” is the first rule of marketing in 2016. Photos, videos, live video, infographics and pretty picture quotes – the successful social media brands are posting outstanding imagery to make their posts stand out in a crowded newsfeed.
Writing for the web

5 Simple Content Tips for Not-for-profit organisation Websites

As a not-for-profit organisation, like any other business, your website is your calling card. A great website will help you meet fundraising targets, share wins, and be a valuable resource for the public, donors and fund recipients. A poor website will do none of the above. In fact, it may do more harm than good. By following these tips, your not-for-profit organisation will benefit from a website that does what it should be doing, so you can concentrate on your core efforts.

Introduction to SharePoint (Webinar)

As part of the Office 365 subscription, not-for-profits are able to use Microsoft’s SharePoint Online collaboration platform for free. Often synonymous with Intranets, SharePoint is a powerful and diverse tool that can provide many collaboration, communication and process improvements to your organisation.
Not-for-profit email newsletters

Here's Why You Need to be Sending Out an Enews

An electronic newsletter, better known as an enews, is a robust marketing tool, for almost all types of organisations – even if you’re in the not for profit space. It’s a great way to keep your community members engaged with everything you are doing and keep you at the front of their mind when you callout for donations or do your next membership drive. People who sign up to your enewsletter are called subscribers and they can consist of community members that you are already connected to, people on your database or new people that are interested in learning more about your organisation. Quite often someone will go from being merely a subscriber to someone actively engaged in your community.

Preventing a Data Disaster (Webinar)

This free webinar will cover an introduction to security disciplines, policies and tools to make sure your organisation avoids having a data disaster. With ever-increasing privacy concerns and requirements for NFP's, it is imperative your organisation is compliant and prepared.

Webinar recording: Moving to the Cloud vs. local infrastructure (August 2016)

With the recent growth of cloud based and online systems, many community organisations are weighing up their options for moving to the cloud or continuing to rely on local server infrastructure. This webinar will help small and medium community organisations to assess the suitability of cloud based systems and determine what local infrastructure may still be required.
Not-for-profit databases

Mythbusted: Not-for-profit Databases

We get a lot of questions here at Connecting Up about not-for-profit databases, which cause a lot of confusion for not-for-profits. What do I need? What can I get? How does it work? We gathered up our most common (and recent!) questions on databases of all forms to play Mythbusters.

Office 365 Implementation Considerations - July 2016 (Webinar)

Microsoft Office 365 in the Cloud offers many not-for-profits significant benefits. This presentation gives an overview of the features of Office 365, explores the benefits other organisations have gained from making the move to the Cloud and identify factors that organisations should consider when planning the move to Office 365.
Get started with social media

Six steps to starting out in social media

Are you interested in stepping into the big wide world of social media but unsure how to go about it or whether it will benefit your organisation?

IT management for people with no technical background (webinar)

Learn how to best manage your responsibilities as the IT contact for your organisation. Discover IT's function within your organisation and learn how to set appropriate standards, process and policies. Understand the industry benchmarks around service delivery and IT costs. See what free tools are available to help you better manage your organisation's IT.
Protecting your organisation from social engineering

Protecting your organisation from social engineering

As technology becomes more sophisticated and organisations more prepared for external attacks, social engineering has emerged as a low cost - high value tool for people wanting to steal your information. Social engineering requires very little technology, instead relying on the exploitation of trust, human relations and publicly available information.