Tech4good Upcoming Events – Results of our Topics Survey

During our August/ September Topics Survey we asked our members, to pick 6 of the 11 session proposals. Our members have spoken!

Tech4Good SWFL meetings are held every 1st of the months, except Jan 2019 – we moved the meeting one week to January 8th, 2019. We meet for a light dinner and feature presentation. For the presentation part meeting formats vary from a featured Presenter, to a panel discussion, group work and viewing events.

What is Tech4Good SWFL?

Tech4Good SWFL is an informal, local group of nonprofit techies, staff, volunteers and consultant who get together for regular in-person gatherings. Meetings are free for all to attend and range in structure from happy hours and days of service to presentations and workshops. Tech4Good SWFL members meet since 2013 in Naples, Florida. Co-organizers are: Donna Johnston, Mark Benson, Jim O’Reilley and Birgit Pauli-Haack – You can reach us via email: – We are always looking for volunteers to help us organise a program, help with the logistics or meeting promotion and member communication.

Evening Itinerary

  • 5:30 set-up and new members
  • 6:00 Dinner* & introductions
  • 6:30 Announcements
  • 6:45 Program
  • 7:45 Q & A
  • 8:00 The end and clean-up

“The Warm Up” ~ All first-time attendees will be greeted at 5:30 pm and will be introduced to our other members to help get the lay of the land, so to speak: What are Tech4Good, the agenda, and some of the routines we established throughout the meeting.

And now, without further ado –  Get your calendars ready – Here is the line-up of Tech4Good SWFL events for the next six months.

Tech4Good SWFL Meeting Calendar Nov 2018 – May 2019

November 6th, 2018 – Video Workshop – Part II –

Editing. Publishing and Promotion  – Tips & Tricks from fellow nonprofit practitioners and videographers.

December 4th, 2018 – Holiday Social – Ideas welcome!

With most nonprofit staff and volunteers being totally entrenched in Year-End-Fundraising, we offer a social get together and celebrate our fellowship. Surprise gifts for each participants. We are looking for ideas and a small committee to organizer the members Christmas Party.

January 8th, 2019 – Website Design Trends 2018

The Good, The Bad, the Brilliant
Review and discussion of best practices for nonprofit web success in times of decreasing Facebook organic reach, with the help of local web agencies.

February 5th, 2019 – Email Marketing – Deliverability and mobile optimization

What makes people open your emails? How do you get your emails past the recipients spam filters? And how to cut down on the crickets and get more engagements?

March 5th, 2019 – Oops, that didn’t work

Get a greater sense of what does NOT work in using technology and communications. What are common mistakes and misunderstandings. What were our biggest failures? Bring popcorn and wine!

April 2nd, 2019 – The Nonprofit Technology Stack

Key software concept and how to integrate technology in overall strategic plan of the organization.

May 7th, 2019 – Using Google Docs

Creating Forms for Data Collection, Mail Merge and more
Discussion on how nonprofits members use Google docs in every day operation, a mixture between show & tell and Q & A on All-things Google Docs

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