Gary Hoover On How to “Think Like an Entrepreneur” and Succeed in Your Business

April 26, 2012

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This week, I had the distinct honor of hearing Gary Hoover present at the Houston Technology Center on how to “Think Like an Entrepreneur”.  Gary Hoover is a successful entrepreneur having founded companies including Bookstop and Hoovers.com and he’s spent […]

Tendenci Feature Focus – Nonprofit Storytelling with the Videos Plugin

April 24, 2012

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Over the past few weeks, I’ve been creating and uploading new training videos to demonstrate how to use the newest version of our open source CMS software. You can find these videos on our website in the Tendenci Video Gallery. […]

Open Source Technology from the NonProfit Point of View – Houston NetSquared’s April Topic

April 12, 2012

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On Tuesday, I had the honor of co-hosting this month’s Houston NetSquared meetup featuring Jeff D. Frey, the Web services manager in Rice University’s IT Department.  Jeff’s role at Rice is to help all the different departments within the university as […]

Steve Crescenzo Keynote at PRSA Southwest District Conference on Saving Bad Corporate Communications

April 12, 2012

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This week Katrina Kokoska & I have the privilege of speaking at the PRSA Southwest District Conference. This morning was the keynote by Steve Crescenzo (@crescenzo) on Corporate Communications. Highlights from Steve’s fantastic presentation: Everybody Has ADD The bad news: With […]

Thanks to the programming giants who walked before us

April 4, 2012

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Giants. Giants I tell you. Yes, I’m excited about Tendenci going open source. But first – THANK YOU to the giants who walked before us to make this possible. As a programmer, granted I haven’t been in the code much […]

Schipul Releases Open Source Tendenci CMS for NonProfit Websites

April 4, 2012

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We love Open Source and our clients do too!  We often hear from clients that you only will use open source software to build your websites and the advantages of having an open source community of developers and designers are […]

Dan Roam Keynote on Visual Communication at NTC 2012

April 4, 2012

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We’re here at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco this week. This morning was a great keynote by Dan Roam, author of “The Back of the Napkin” & “Blah, Blah, Blah – What to Do When Words Don’t Work.” […]

To Our Clients: We Love You! (And with Open Source We Love You More!)

April 3, 2012

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To our Tendenci clients – Today, we released the Tendenci CMS open source (view the Tendenci GitHub Repository here). Tendenci CMS, or Content Management System, is the software that powers your website. We value you, and all our clients, tremendously […]

Tendenci Helps Non-Profits Profit With Revenue Generating Tools and Advice

March 28, 2012

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Could Your NonProfit Organization Use a Little Extra Dough? Ok – that is a trick question because of course you’d love to earn more this year for your nonprofit or association!  I’m going to share a secret and give you […]

Houston Website Designers Seminar Explores Crucial Client Conversation Topics

March 22, 2012

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Tuesday, I had the opportunity to attend the Houston Website Designer Series monthly seminar, hosted by the Art Institute of Houston.  Aaron Long, a VP here at Schipul, was one of the presenters alongside Bo Bothe from BrandExtract, Joe Robbins from […]