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Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - December 9, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

Toronto Net Tuesday Recap: Finding Followers - Successful SEO Strategies

By: Kristen Scott, TechSoup Canada Volunteer

Canadian privacy law, cloud computing and how it applies to nonprofits

Cloud computing has many exciting benefits for nonprofits, but it also raises some questions about privacy. Since I often get asked about the privacy implications of the cloud for Canadian nonprofits and charities, I’ll share what I’ve learned so far in this blog. Most of what I'm sharing here is the legal context which is helpful for understanding the environment, but it might not be the detail you need to make a specific decision.

How to Bring Your Board to the Cloud - A Case Study

Kristen ScottBy: Kristen Scott, Managing Director at the Bhutan Canada Foundation

Anyone who works with a Board of Directors knows that there are considerable challenges when it comes to keeping members up-to-date and engaged between meetings. In some cases, you may face the additional challenge of having a board that is spread across Canada, North America or even the world.

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - November 18, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

VolunteerMatters: yes they do! But how best to manage them?

One of the areas we’re working on is to provide more insight into the products in our donations program, so you can make a more informed choice. Starting this month, we’ll be trying out our new products and blogging about our experience. Today you’ll hear from Fanny Martin, one of our new Accounts Managers here at TechSoup Canada. Enjoy! - Tierney

What open source topics would you like to learn about?

We're making an effort to blog more often about open source software, and we want your input!

Take our quick poll to let us know what topics you are most interested in learning about. Feel free to select more than one topic, and to add your own topics. Thanks!

How do people find you online? An intro to keyword research

This blog post is part of our Search Engine Optimization (SEO) series for the month of November. To find other blogs in the series, visit our list of SEO resources for nonprofits and get started with our introduction to SEO.

Friday Feed - Great resources from the web - November 11, 2011

In order to stay up to date on what's going on in the world of technology - and nonprofit technology in particular - I follow quite a few blogs and twitter feeds. There's a lot of great content out there but if you don't have the time to stay on top of things (and even if you do!) it can be overwhelming. So, for those of you who have less time to do all this "listening" on nonprofit technology, I'm posting a blog each Friday with the top resources I found in the last week.

A simple SEO step that you can do today - sign up with Google Places

This blog post is part of our Search Engine Optimization (SEO) series for the month of November. To find other blogs in the series, visit our list of SEO resources for nonprofits and get started with our introduction to SEO.