Over the last year, I have been exploring a wide range of technological means by which arts associations can hold business meetings and deliver professional development at a good cost-to-benefits ratio. Beyond conducting some research and experimenting with online collaboration and communication technologies, I devoted significant time to sharing what I had learnt with others. This sums up my learning.
Web conferencing, webinars, webcasts, live streams, and what else?
Welcome to the newly remodelled home of TechSoup Canada!
We’ve updated the look and feel of our site as well as some key features in order to make the donations process as simple as possible. If you’re new to TechSoup Canada and would like to request a donation, visit our info page which outlines our 3-step process to help you get you started.
Advanced Use of Google Grants – Moving Past Basic Advertising
Wouldn’t it be great if you could test the subject line of your email campaigns for effectiveness before sending them out to your donors? Would you like to know if there is demand for a potential program prior to investing your organization’s time and money? If you have a Google Grant, this post will show you how you can move beyond basic advertising and use your AdWords account to test and analyze online content and demand for your organizations’ services.
Heartbeats and Remarkables: how to cut through the noise on social media
If you’re counting on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Pinterest to grow your nonprofit’s membership, you’re not alone. In a 2011 survey of top 200 charities, as identified by Forbes, 97% report having a Facebook presence, 96% a Twitter account and 92% are using YouTube. But are Facebook and Twitter the answer for growing your cause?
I don’t think so.
Microsoft Office vs. Office 365 vs. Office Web Apps: How Do They Differ and How Can They Work Together?
Adobe, Symantec and 16 other donor partners open eligibility to nonprofits
At TechSoup Canada, we believe that nonprofit organizations in Canada (registered charities or not) are changing the world every day. Making access to donated software available to the nonprofit sector as a whole has been a goal of ours since our launch in 2009.
Windows 8 is Here
Windows 8 offers some new features that may help your staff's productivity as well as the performance and longevity of your organization's computers.
To help you decide whether Windows 8 is a good fit for your organization, we’ve come up with four questions for you to consider.
What is Open Source? Part 2: Case Studies
TechSoup Canada Wins Minister’s Award
We are thrilled to announce that TechSoup Canada won the “Minister’s Award” at the Ontario Trillium Foundation Great Grant Awards 2012. This award is given to organizations that demonstrate a significant impact on the community.