WordPress 201 for Nonprofits Training

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Register for our next training, “WordPress 201 for Nonprofits”, taught by Maurice Cherry from 3eighteen media on Wednesday April 9, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM at Hands on Atlanta.

During this more advanced WordPress training:

  • You’ll dive deeper into plugins and themes,
  • Learn more about widgets,
  • Explore the Media Library, AND
  • Take part in a Q&A session to get specific, targeted solutions to your pressing WordPress problems.

REGISTER NOW

WordPress 101 and Q&A for Nonprofits

HandsOn Tech Atlanta is excited to announce that Maurice Cherry, talented presenter and experienced WordPress expert, will lead our next nonprofit tech training, WordPress 101 and Q&A for Nonprofits on February 5th from 10:00am to 11:30am. Cherry is creative principal at 3eighteen media, a local design and consulting agency and has presented with HandsOn Tech Atlanta on both Website and Email Do’s and Don’ts.

This training will cover the basics of WordPress from a nonprofit perspective and will include a Q&A session to address any of your specific WordPress questions. So, come learn how your nonprofit can utilize one of the world’s most popular content management systems for websites – WordPress. So whether you’re just being introduced or you’re an experienced WordPress user, this training has something for you!

Register for the training HERE

Website Do's and Don'ts

Maurice Cherry Presents on the Do’s and Don’ts of Nonprofit Websites.

Upcoming Training. Intro To One Today: Google’s Fundraising App

Be sure to check out HandsOn Tech Atlanta’s next training, Intro To One Today: Google’s Fundraising App on Tuesday January 14 from 10-11:00am at Hands On Atlanta. You will learn how to raise money and awareness for your organization’s mission through this free training on Google’s new One Today App

During this training you will learn how your organization can easily utilize the free One Today App to expand your donor base, increase awareness of your cause, and raise money for your mission. One Today is an innovative Android App that makes fundraising social. The app enables users to donate $1 a day to a nonprofit or match others’ donations. Your donations grow as users invite their networks to contribute to your cause via social media. At this training you will learn how to register for the app, create a campaign, and start raising money.

Space is limited, so reserve your seat by registering here: www.todayapp.eventbrite.com

Web Analytics training

Presenter Tamara Meier leading a training on Web Analytics for Nonprofits

Website Do’s and Don’ts Training Recap

Last Tuesday, HandsOn Tech Atlanta hosted a training, Website Do’s and Don’ts: How to Create An Engaging Nonprofit Website, lead by local web and graphic designer Maurice Cherry. Cherry shared many free tools, great website tips, and taught the attendees how they can turn their nonprofit’s website into a tool that engages donors, inspires action, and delivers results. Because of his background as creative principal at 3eighteen media, a local design and consulting agency, Cherry was able to include many great examples and experiences.

Website Do's and Don'ts

Maurice Cherry Presents on the Do’s and Don’ts of Nonprofit Websites.

We hope all the nonprofit attendees will be able to implement many of the website do’s, tips, and tools covered in this training to turn their website into a showcase for their nonprofit. If you missed the presentation or would like a refresher, click here to see the presentation.

Don’t forget to register for HandsOn Tech’s next training, Web Analytics Basics: How to Demystify Your Nonprofit’s Website on Tuesday December 3 from 10-11:30 A.M. This training builds on many of the topics covered in the Website Do’s and Don’ts training and will show you how your nonprofit can use web analytics to collect, analyze, and act on valuable information and data about your website. Space is limited so register here to reserve your seat.

Web Analytics Basics: How to Demystify Your Nonprofit’s Website Training

Your nonprofit’s website is up and running, but have you ever wondered:

How many visitors are coming to your website?
How did they get there?
What actions do they take once they arrive?

Web analytics can answer these and many other questions and our training on December 3 from 10-11:30am at Hands On Atlanta will show you how. During this training, you will learn how your nonprofit can utilize web analytics to collect, analyze, and act on valuable information and data about your website. The information collected through web analytics provides valuable insight into what PR efforts drive most traffic, how visitors use your website, and whether your website is meeting organizational goals. In addition, you will discover free web analytics tools and useful key performance indicators to track progress, so your nonprofit can easily put web analytics into action.

HandsOn tech is excited to have a talented local professional present this training. Meier is a partner at CliXelerate LLC, an online marketing and eCommerce consulting company in Woodstock, GA. She helps businesses and nonprofits achieve online success through online marketing, SEO, and website architecture improvements. Meier also has enterprise-level experience working for companies like eBay and Exodus Communications.

Space is limited, so be sure to register here to reserve your seat or click the image below to register.

Web Analytics

Email Marketing Training Recap

R. Pamela Adams presenting on the power of email marketing for nonprofits.

R. Pamela Adams presenting on the power of email marketing for nonprofits.

This morning HandsOn Tech Atlanta hosted our second training, The Power of Email Marketing for Nonprofits, presented by R. Pamela Adams. Adams is a local entrepreneur, Internet marketing professional, and former Constant Contact Regional Development Director. Adams’ presentation covered various email marketing tips, including how to create emails that will inspire action, how to create an engaging subject line, how to grow and maintain a strong permission based email list, and much more. The presentation also discussed how email marketing software such as Constant Contact can allow nonprofits to make visually appealing emails, easily follow SPAM laws, and learn from past results to improve efforts.

R. Pamela Adams presenting on how to create an engaging email subject line.

R. Pamela Adams presenting on how to create an engaging email subject line.

We hope this training helped the attendees learn how their nonprofit can more effectively communicate with donors, volunteers, supporters through email. Thank you to everyone who attended and a special thanks to R. Pamela Adams for presenting.

Be sure to check out our next workshop, “Website Do’s and Don’ts: How to Create an Engaging Website”. Register now!

Website Do’s and Don’ts Training: How to Create an Engaging Nonprofit Website

Your nonprofit organization has a website, but is it really meeting your organizational goals?
Did you know that new viewer of your website should be able to determine who you are and what you do after viewing your homepage for 3-5 seconds?

These questions and many more will be addressed in this free and practical training on the do’s and don’ts of an effective and engaging nonprofit website. You will learn how to transform your website into a tool that engages donors, inspires action, and delivers results. In addition, you will discover the best low-cost resources to turn your website into a showcase for your nonprofit.

We are thrilled to have the talented Maurice Cherry return to lead another training with HandsOn Tech Atlanta. Cherry is creative principal at 3eighteen media, a design and consulting agency in Atlanta, GA. Over the past decade, his client roster has included companies like AT&T, WebMD, NASA, Grady Memorial Hospital, and the United Way. His expertise lies in web design, graphic design, social media, new media, and digital strategy. Maurice was named one of Atlanta’s “Power 30 Under 30″ in the field of Science and Technology by the Apex Society, and was named as one of HP’s “50 Tech Tastemakers” in conjunction with Black Web 2.0.

You won’t want to miss this practical and informative training with this experienced and knowledgeable instructor.
If you have any further questions, please contact us at handsontechatlanta@gmail.com or visit http://www.handsontechatlanta.org. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.

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First training of the year: Google for Nonprofits

Our first nonprofit technology training of year 3 was a success! Jelissa and Sara of the HandsOn Tech Atlanta team presented on the Google for Nonprofits program to a group of 20 nonprofit staff, volunteers, and board members as part of the Hands On Atlanta Referral Agency Training. The team discussed the benefits of the Google for Nonprofits program, how to apply, and an overview of what organizations in the program receive. We appreciate all of the positive feedback we received from nonprofit organizations in attendance. We hope that attendees will be able to utilize the Google for Nonprofits program to better fulfill their missions.

Check out the events page of our website or our EventBrite page for our upcoming trainings. We have many great trainings and workshops in the works, including email marketing, website do’s and dont’s, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, and much more more!

Our next training, The Power of Email Marketing for Nonprofits is on Tuesday October 29th from 10-11:30am at the Hands On Atlanta Office. Space is limited and almost all of the spots are reserved. Be sure to register for the training on our EventBrite page ASAP, so you don’t miss out on this great and informative training!

HandsOn Tech VISTAs Jelissa and Sara presenting on Google for Nonprofits.

HandsOn Tech VISTAs Jelissa and Sara presenting on Google for Nonprofits.

Power of Email Marketing Workshop

Email can be a powerful marketing tool and on Tuesday October 29th from 10 A.M. to 11:30 A.M. at Hands On Atlanta you can find out how! With the right tools and best practices, nonprofits can easily use email to share information to a large audience. From fundraising appeals to recruiting volunteers to sharing success stories, emails are an effective and efficient way to share information and communicate. If your organization wants to utilize email marketing, but is not sure where to start, this training is perfect for you! 

This practical and FREE training is a concise, yet comprehensive overview of how easy it is to create and send professional-looking email newsletters and announcements using best practices and proven strategies. In this training, you will discover how communicating with members, donors, volunteers, and supporters regularly can help your organization stay connected. In addition, you will learn how to start and build a strong permission-based contact list, get your audience to open, read and act on emails, and use past results to improve your efforts. 

This training will be lead by This training will be lead by R Pamela Adams, an experienced technology strategist, trainer, speaker, and the owner of BizLynks Consulting Group, LLC, an Atlanta-based technology consulting firm. Adams has over 20 years of career experience in Information Technology and Internet marketing strategies, including the Regional Development Director for Constant Contact from 2007 – 2011. She is an experienced trainer and has presented on email marketing to over 14,000 seminar and conference attendees.

You won’t want to miss this amazing and informative training with this talented and knowledgeable instructor!

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Technology Trainings: We Need Your Input!

Do you want to learn more about how your nonprofit can utilize technology to more effectively and efficiently meet your mission? HandsOn Tech Atlanta is currently organizing our nonprofit technology trainings and workshops for the upcoming year. What kinds of technology topics are you interested in learning more about this year? Fill out this survey, so we can plan with your input! Survey: http://bit.ly/1eGWBiB

If you are interested in leading a nonprofit technology training be sure to submit a volunteer interest survey or send us an email at handsontechatlanta@gmail.com.

We look forward to hearing from you!

A search engine optimization training from year 2.

A search engine optimization training from year 2.

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