Social Media and Online Community Event Planning Checklist

March 17, 2014

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social media and online community

When event organizers plan fundraising events, they meticulously plan out details regarding location, accommodations, logistics, and fundraising goals, but it’s also important to formulate a strategic plan for connecting with your online community. This past Saturday, I gave a talk […]

The Power of Technology and The Millennial Generation

March 14, 2014

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Becky Leven Portrait

Millennials are important! They’re a technology-rich, internet-laden demographic that has untapped potential, if you can figure out how to engage them. Join Tendenci‘s Becky Leven, a proud Millennial, as she discusses The Power of Technology and The Millennial Generation, a […]

Our Thoughts and Prayers are with SXSW Today

March 13, 2014

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SXSW Film Logo

Nothing can make sense of the tragedy that happened last night in downtown Austin during SXSW. All of the facts aren’t known yet, but we do know that innocent lives were lost and many more were injured in the accident. […]

Open Source = Unemployed, & This ROCKS! – A 2014 SXSW Interactive Talk

March 10, 2014

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Portrait of Sarah Worthy

Join Sarah Worthy, Director of Product and Chief Experience Officer (CXO) at AuthorizedCV, a health IT startup in Houston, and Ed Schipul, CEO of Tendenci for their 2014 SXSW Interactive workshop: Open Source = Unemployed, & This ROCKS! Worthy and […]

4 Tendenci Clients Nominated for AMA Marketer of the Year Award

March 6, 2014

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Marketer of The Year Awards Logo 2013

Every year, the American Marketing Association (AMA) gives out the coveted Marketer of the Year Award to companies in 26 different categories. Ranging from the Performing Arts or Healthcare to Restaurants or Sports. This year, YMCA Houston took home the […]

Harness the Power of PR Writing for Your Nonprofit

February 25, 2014

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Notebook

Last week, PRSA Houston led a workshop: “Write the Right Way: A PR Writing Workshop” and we brought back a few takeaways on how to harness PR writing for your nonprofit. The workshop was hosted by the Holocaust Museum Houston […]

Houston Writeathon Talk From the February Netsquared Houston Meetup

February 11, 2014

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Netsquared Co-Organizers: Jeff Reichman & Sarah Worthy Portrait Photo

Every month at The Stag’s Head Pub, nonprofit innovators, startup entrepreneurs, civil servants and social influencers meet to talk shop. The February NetSquared Houston meetup was visited by Greg J Micek, Founder of the Young Inventors Association of America and Jeff […]

Turning a Blind Eye to Good Usability: a 2014 SXSW Interactive Talk

February 10, 2014

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SXSW Interactive 2014 Logo

Every year at SXSW, thousands gather for the music, film and interactive portions of the annual conference in Austin, TX. This year, Tendenci is speaking at Interactive. Ed Schipul, CEO of Tendenci – The Open Source CMS for Nonprofits joins […]

Translating Data: Making Sense of the Patterns

January 27, 2014

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Graph showing visitor engagement on different applications on the site

If you lived through the 70s and the 90s,  you know that trends are cyclical. How many times have we seen bell bottoms and big sunglasses make a come back?      Of course this isn’t limited to fashion. A […]

4 Crowdfunding Tips For Your Nonprofit or Association

January 20, 2014

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Globe with Crowd

You are a nonprofit or association with a great cause and a world of potential audiences out that that could get involved in forwarding your mission. So, what if I were to tell you there is a way to accomplish […]