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Jane vs Tierney: Team Tierney Reviews Hootsuite

As one of the well established tools for social media management that caters to small and medium sized organizations, I knew I’d want to take a look at Hootsuite for this challenge. They’re also a Canadian company, which is always a bonus!

Jane vs. Tierney: Social Media Management Tool Intro

You want to engage your supporters, volunteers and donors on social media, but juggling between each of your nonprofit’s accounts can be challenging. You’ve already committed to posting every hour on Twitter, every day on Facebook, daily pinning on Pinterest, posting weekly videos on YouTube and we haven’t even mentioned your Tumblr, Instagram and Vine accounts. Talk about a time management nightmare!

How Furniture Bank Used Innovative Technology to Increase Social Impact

Furniture Bank is a registered charity and social enterprise that transfers gently used furniture and housewares to people who have recently transitioned out of homelessness (including those escaping abusive situations, refugees & newcomers to Canada, etc.). Their clients are referred through 78 social agency partners and they run their operations with 38 staff members, 50 regular volunteers, 600 corporate volunteers, and 7 trucks. Learn more.

5 Hootsuite Features Every User Should Know

If you’re using Hootsuite for your nonprofit, there are some features that often get overlooked but can help you manage your social media accounts and campaigns better.

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Four Tips to Help Nonprofits Run a Successful Peer-to-Peer Campaign

If you are a nonprofit or community organization, then likely you are raising funds to support your cause.  Now the decision becomes, how will you raise the money? Before your nonprofit makes a decision, there’s one more important question you should ask: "Why do donors choose to give money to one worthy cause over another?"

5 Nonprofit Design Trends for 2015

What trends and tech best practices should your nonprofit embrace in 2015? Joyce Hsu (Communications Lead at TechSoup Canada) covers five tech and five design trends that nonprofits should follow, how they affect the nonprofit sector and how to get your nonprofit prepared.

5 Nonprofit Tech Trends for 2015

What trends and tech best practices should your nonprofit embrace in 2015? Joyce Hsu (Communications Lead at TechSoup Canada) highlighted five tech and five design trends that nonprofits should follow, how they affect the nonprofit sector and how to get your nonprofit prepared.

5 Signs You Have Outgrown Your Current Software

Though many small nonprofits can justify the cost of tangible work-related expenses like furniture and office supplies, many find it harder to justify spending money on new software. Unfortunately, clinging to outdated software can potentially cost you thousands of dollars in the long run by causing your operations to be inefficient and unproductive, putting you at a disadvantage before you’ve even engaged with future donors and supporters.

Five Tips for Improving Your Nonprofit Organization’s Content Marketing

You are standing at a crosswalk waiting for the light to turn green. Suddenly, a stranger approaches you. He is well dressed and good looking, and he speaks very well when he politely asks you for a moment of your time. You grant him a moment, and he explains to you that he is raising money for a nonprofit organization. You’ve heard the name of this group before, but you aren’t sure what it really does. The stranger gives you a flyer detailing the organization’s work and asks if you have any change to spare.