Welcome back to The Mail Merge Are Alright, #4 in a series about how to pull-off Mail Merges for your changemaking needs. This week, an introduction to Conga, a tool that lets you merge data from a database into Docusign contracts, Word docs, Excel Spreadsheets, and more!
Students in A's North Philly classroom are studying population growth. The problem? The rate of population change has reached an inflection point so we can't really rely on the past to make a population growth model. In this post, a few perspectives on predicting the future, aka making population projections!
This is the third installment in a series called "The Mail Merges Are Alright" featuring the National Student Walkout and the mass-email sending tool, GMASS.
I've been captivated by Venn Diagrams lately, so I want to dedicate this post to this strange and enduring data viz and design technique. In this post: Venn Diagrams Then and Now; Why Changemakers should (and kinda do) embrace "Venn Diagram Thinking"; Venn Diagrams as art and social commentary.
Read on, for a tutorial and step-by-step instructions about how to Mail Merge a fundraising letter using Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel. Next week, we'll cover merges using Google Drive - part of an on-going series dedicated to Mail Merge for Changemakers.
Will you take this survey and help me gather some *DATA* about how I'm doing with the blog? I'm giving myself 2 weeks to collect as many responses as possible - and I'll be donating to the fantastic Media Mobilizing Project in honor of the first 25 survey responses!
The Mail Merges Are Alright: a mini-series dedicated to using Mail Merge to fuel social movements. In this post: anatomy of a Mail Merge and why changemakers should embrace the tool.
When you're setting up Sums, Subtotals, SumIfs (and more...) in Google Sheets - you might end up with more than you bargained for. Here to help you make sense of it all, the Spreadsheet Whisperer.
When I left the Urgent Care facility after I fell, staff members handed me a wad of receipts including my diagnosis, my visit summary and notices about my BMI and blood pressure. In this blog post: why these data are NOT alright.
Maybe you're thinking I should finally get a-round (hehe) to making my point about pie charts. I don't blame you. I think pie charts are a good tool for changemakers (despite all of the banter and vitriol!) Please don't turn me into mincemeat!