Leveraging Technology

More with less. That’s why technology is important to you, Mr. or Ms. organizational leader. But you know that.

What you may not know is that the whole marketplace for acquiring applications to help run your organization has completely changed over the past 10 years. Recently, I became part of a task force to strategize and implement a social networking platform to serve the constituents of a group of related nonprofits. Continue reading “Leveraging Technology”

Raising Money Online

Non Profit Technology Network Group News | LinkedIn.

I’m actively testing a range of online giving tools and methods: text2give, Facebook Cause, giving buttons and badges, and more. So far, I’ve learned that the specific cause and ask are everything to the audience. Fortunately, this is the low-cost-probe to beat all lcp’s. It’s a good thing, too, because the landscape is evolving so fast that you need to get in and out as quickly as possible if something isn’t working and so you can try the next thing. Will let you in on successes.

The Worldwide Web

In 1994, leading a software and book publishing business serving the higher ed market, I got an email from a university professor in Perth, Australia.

“How dare you publicize a USD 99 price for your product on your web page, when the only way I can buy it is to pay USD 250 to your Australian distributor.”

In that instant, I was struck with the power of the new Worldwide Web. Continue reading “The Worldwide Web”