For Causes & Non-Profits:
Website tools that might be especially useful when promoting causes for non-profits and other charitable groups.

Open Source Auction Script

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If you’re trying to get an auction site up and running quickly, give Webid a try. It is still in beta stages, but is already a popular open-source auction solutions, written in PHP and customizable. Webid features an administration panel, quick install and setup, different themes and easy integration with PayPal and Authorize.Net.

Add Twibbon To Your Nonprofit’s Campaigns

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Create awareness throughout Twitter for your non-profit campaign by adding a Twibbon to your Twitter avatar. With your own Twibbon Campaign you’ll be able to create a microsite where users can support your cause, brand or organisation in a variety of ways:

Small Business Accounting Software

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If you’re a professional, run a small business or you’re simply looking for free accounting software, you might want to give GnuCash a try.

GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL and available for GNU/Linux, BSD, Solaris, Mac OS X and Microsoft Windows. Download GnuCash here.

The interface is simple, but the software offers everything you’d expect from financial accounting software, like the ability to track bank accounts, stocks, income and expenses. The site itself has in-depth tutorials and also glossaries for software and financial terms.

Features include:

* QIF/OFX/HBCI Import, Transaction Matching
* Reports, Graphs
* Scheduled Transactions
* Financial Calculations

* Double-Entry Accounting
* Stock/Bond/Mutual Fund Accounts
* Small-Business Accounting
* Customers, Vendors, Jobs,
Invoices, A/P, A/R

Free Office Software

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If it’s time to once again upgrade your latest word processor, spreadsheet or other office software, and you’re reluctant to spend hefty fees to do so, you may want to consider OpenOffice, the free and open office productivity suite. If you’re already using another office software package, OpenOffice will most likely be able to read these files. OpenOffice can be downloaded and used entirely free of any licence fees. It is released under the LGPL licence which means you may use it for any purpose – domestic, commercial, educational, public administration and install it on as many computers as you like.

Free Office Applications

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If you’re looking for a no cost option for a word processor, spreadsheet, presentations and collaboration tool, try Google Docs. You’ll avoid buying and updating expensive software and you can login from any computer with internet access. Another free online office suite is offered at Basic services are free, with upgrade options available.