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Cara HicksBy: Cara Hicks, Girl Guide Leader/Brown Owl for 119th Ottawa Brownies, and Blogger at www.browniesmeet.wordpress.com

Another walk in the cloud

Earlier this month, I did a webinar with Artez Interactive on cloud computing for nonprofits. In the webinar I covered:

A Few Good RSVP Tools

Free online registration options for your organization's events

By: Laura S. Quinn and Kyle Andrei

July 21, 2011

Answers to Common Questions about the Cloud

At our recent webinar, A Walk in the Cloud, there were lots of great questions about the cloud in general and some specific cloud tools in particular. Here are the answers to some of the most common questions.

Toronto Net Tuesday Recap: Project Management in the Cloud

By: Tierney Smith, Community Manager at TechSoup Canada

In a broad sense, project management is a part of many roles in a nonprofit - your job title doesn’t need to have “Project Manager” in it to need these skills. Whether you have to coordinate content to go on your website, organize fundraising events, schedule programs & services or manage volunteers, the basics of project management apply. To be successful you will have to break a big task down into smaller tasks, manage resources and make sure all the work gets done on time.

Reach for the Cloud with Microsoft Services

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During the month of October, join TechSoup Canada and the TechSoup Global Network for our Cloud Computing Worldwide campaign. Check back throughout the month for blog posts, webinars, and dispatches from around the world on cloud computing for nonprofits, NGOs, and public libraries.

Put Your Presentations Online with SlideRocket

This post originally appeared on techsoup.org's blog and was written by Patrick Duggan, Marketing & Technology Writer.

Google Apps Tips: Embedding Google Docs in Google Sites

We are currently in the midst of our Technology Planning for Nonprofits series, and last month (April) our focus was on Collaboration & Productivity: spend time on what matters. So far we've hosted a Toronto Net Tuesday where we heard about the experiences of Timeraiser and Charity Village, and we wrote an article about SharePoint 2010, a popular collaboration tool to consider.

Google Apps Boot Camp Recap

IMPORTANT NOTE: Google has just announced that on May 10, 2011 they are reducing the number of users available on their free version of Google Apps from 50 users to 10 users. If you are at all thinking about Google Apps, I recommend signing up now before the limit is reduced. While it is likely that charities will be eligible for a Google for Nonprofits discount in the future, (a) you may still have to pay, though it will be discounted and (b) this program may never be available for Canadian nonprofits that aren't charities.

Google Apps Tips: Google Docs Comments

We are currently in the midst of our Technology Planning for Nonprofits series, and this month (April) our focus is on Collaboration & Productivity: spend time on what matters. So far we've hosted a Toronto Net Tuesday where we heard about the experiences of Timeraiser and Charity Village, and we wrote an article about SharePoint 2010, a popular collaboration tool to consider.