Things You Shouldn't Be Paying For

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Every year, nonprofits worldwide (maybe even yours!) spend big bucks on services like creative design, IT help, professional development, and search engine optimization. But it doesn't necessary have to be that way. Shauna Carey, Community Manager for Sparked, the microvolunteering network, will introduce tools and providers that can save your nonprofit or department hundreds, or in some cases, thousands, of dollars. Sometimes, the best way to fundraise is simply to spend less.

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Things You Shouldn't Be Paying For

  1. 1. Things You Shouldn't Be Paying For<br />Shauna Carey<br />May 4, 2011<br />Use Twitter Hashtag #npweb<br />Special Thanks To Our Sponsors<br />
  2. 2. How This Webinar Works<br /><ul><li>A link to the slides and a recording will be sent, along with an evaluation form, after the webinar
  3. 3. If you’d like to ask a question during the webinar, you can type it in the little box on the right side of your screen
  4. 4. Chat with us on twitter using the hashtag - #npweb</li></li></ul><li>Upcoming Webinars<br />May 11, 2011<br />1: A Game Plan for Making Decisions Before, During, and After a Crisis Hits Your Organization<br />2: Crowdsourcingvs Community-Sourcing<br />May 18, 2011<br />1: If You Evaluate It, They Will Fund: Program Evaluation Essentials<br />2: What's the ROI? Measuring the ROI of Social Media<br />seewww.NonprofitWebinars.com for a complete list<br />
  5. 5. Things You Shouldn't Be Paying For<br />Shauna Carey<br />Special Thanks To Our Sponsors<br />
  6. 6. Helping ordinary people raise extraordinary amounts for nonprofits is all we do, and we love it.<br />A Proud Sponsor of NonprofitWebinars.com<br />
  7. 7. Today’s Speaker<br />Shauna Carey<br />Community Manager,<br />Sparked<br />Hosting: <br />Sam Frank, Synthesis Partnership<br />Assisting with chat questions: April Hunt, Nonprofit Webinars<br />
  8. 8. Fundraising by saving money.<br />Shauna Carey<br />Community Manager, Sparked.com<br />
  9. 9. …or, the things you shouldn’t be paying for!<br />
  10. 10. Microvolunteering, and how it inspired this very webinar…<br />
  11. 11. Free (awesome) tools exist!<br />A short list of the our team’s favorites…<br />
  12. 12. Web hosting & design: Wordpress<br />Create an account at www.wordpress.com<br />Choose a theme that suits your needs.<br />Add your content.<br />* redirect to your own domain for only $12/month<br />
  13. 13. Sample Theme<br />
  14. 14. Email & Scheduling: Gmail<br /><ul><li>Will emulate any business email address.
  15. 15. Easy-to-use platform and single sign-in with other Google products (Picasa, Calendar, Alerts, etc.)
  16. 16. Calendars can be shared with any other account for intra-organization scheduling.</li></li></ul><li>CRM: Salesforce for nonprofits<br />Pros: Free for nonprofits; Highly customizable.<br />Con: Tough to learn for the non tech-savvy.<br />
  17. 17. Translation: Google & Sparked<br />- Immediate turnaround.<br />- Highly sophisticated.<br />- Translated by native speakers.<br />- Opportunity to engage supporters as volunteers.<br />
  18. 18. Graphic Design: Sparked<br />
  19. 19. Graphic Design: Sparked<br />
  20. 20. Graphic Design: Art Schools<br />
  21. 21. Video Production: Animoto<br />
  22. 22. Video Hosting: YouTube & Vimeo<br />
  23. 23. iPhone Apps: appmakr.com<br />**Microvolunteers are a great way to brainstorm App ideas!**<br />
  24. 24. Questions?<br />
  25. 25. Contact :Shauna CareyCommunity Manager, Sparkedshauna@sparked.com<br />
  26. 26. Upcoming Webinars<br />Register at NonprofitWebinars.com<br />
  27. 27. Thank you!<br />Please complete the post event survey!<br />Chris Dumas, Chris@NonprofitWebinars.com, 707-812-1234<br />Special Thanks To Our Sponsors<br />

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