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GNL Community Service Fair


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GNL Community Service Fair

  1. 1. Improving Operations With technology information, products and community Jeanne Bolds, president-elect, Greater Naples Leadership, Inc. Birgit Pauli-Haack, CEO & founder, Pauli Systems, LC
  2. 2. Playing Field
  3. 3. Web 2.0 Software <ul><li>Social networking sites: </li></ul><ul><li>User generated content </li></ul><ul><li>Methods of data exchange and integration </li></ul><ul><li>And user rating and other sharing behavior. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Software as a Service (SaaS) <ul><li>Google Apps </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free for nonprofit organizations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gmail </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Calendar </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Blogger </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check-out </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Google Apps: Gmail <ul><ul><li>Best spam filter </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>5GB space for each account </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Users can set-up their own auto-responders, etc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Best web-based UI + POP capable. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No dependencies on other outside hosting company or in-house e-mail server </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Google Apps: Calendar <ul><ul><li>Built-in sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Invitations from Gmail interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Public areas shared on web site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fast interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data API to other calendar programs </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Google Apps: Google Docs <ul><li>Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Spreadsheets </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Real-time collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Revision history </li></ul><ul><li>Supports multiple formats </li></ul><ul><li>Cross-browser/cross-platform </li></ul>Caveat: Does not yet provide a full feature set from any office software. But 80% of the people use only 20 % of the features anyway.
  8. 8. Google: Blogger <ul><li>Need a web site quickly and free? </li></ul><ul><li>Provides RSS feed </li></ul><ul><li>Easy text interface </li></ul><ul><li>Easy picture upload </li></ul><ul><li>Easy integration of other content like RSS feeds or YouTube videos, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Many layout templates </li></ul>
  9. 9. Google: Check-out <ul><li>Through Dec 31, 2008 501c (3) organizations collect online donations through Google check-out for free. </li></ul><ul><li>After that there will be a charge of 2% of the amount+ $0.20 per transaction </li></ul>
  10. 10. Online Data Management <ul><li>Member, donor or client information </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Remote access </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Secure storage </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exportability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Expandability </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Online Directory
  12. 12. Constant Contact <ul><li>Professional e-mail communications with </li></ul><ul><li>survey component </li></ul><ul><li>Easy-to-use templates </li></ul><ul><li>Announcements </li></ul><ul><li>Newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Invitations </li></ul><ul><li>Surveys </li></ul>
  13. 13. Constant Contact: Newsletters <ul><li>E-mails are </li></ul><ul><li>HTML format tested </li></ul><ul><li>Include images </li></ul><ul><li>Personalized </li></ul>
  14. 14. Constant Contact: Personalized Letters
  15. 15. Constant Contact: Surveys
  16. 16. Constant Contact: Reporting
  17. 17. Constant Contact: Tracking
  18. 18. Constant Contact: Support & Pricing <ul><li>Search answers </li></ul><ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Online discussion </li></ul><ul><li>E-mail support </li></ul><ul><li>Call support </li></ul>
  19. 19. Summary: Advantages of SaaS <ul><li>No need to own software </li></ul><ul><li>No upgrading necessary </li></ul><ul><li>Data stored on server </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to use </li></ul><ul><li>Remote access </li></ul><ul><li>Predictable costs </li></ul>
  20. 20. TechSoup <ul><li>Library </li></ul><ul><li>News & articles </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion forums </li></ul><ul><li>TechSoup Stock - discounted & donated products </li></ul>
  21. 21. TechSoup Stock Register & Qualify : An individual needs to register first, and then registers the organization and then becomes the agent for the organization. At this point make sure you keep written records on who is the registered agent at TechSoup for your organization and keep that information with the rest of the username/password pairs of the organization…. BTW: Where do you keep ALL the username/passwords??
  22. 22. TechSoup Stock <ul><li>Study Requirements for Purchase per Vendor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ie: Microsoft: six titles, 50 licenses in two years </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>ie: Adobe: four separate products or a single suite product, but only certain kind of organizations. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Read the fine print . </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. TechSoup Stock Examples Retail $200 – 300 Retail $300 – 400 Retail $1,799
  24. 24. NTEN - Resources <ul><li>Webinars </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion groups </li></ul><ul><li>Research/Surveys </li></ul><ul><li>501 Tech Club SWFL </li></ul>
  25. 25. NTEN Resources
  26. 26. NTEN Resources
  27. 27. 501 Tech Club SWFL <ul><li>Facilitated by Naples Free-Net </li></ul><ul><li>Education on Web 2.0 and other topics </li></ul><ul><li>Exchange of experience </li></ul><ul><li>Pool resources and find competent technology partners to support the local nonprofit community. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Questions & Answers <ul><li>This slide show is available online </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>