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How To Get Started Working With Online Volunteers


Today we explore tips and recommendations to get started attracting, collaborating, and managing teams of online volunteers.

Connecting for Change: Are You Ready to Be an Online Volunteer?


Today, we continue to explore the fascinating world of online volunteering with a series of guiding questions designed to help you learn more about what makes a good online volunteer.

Connecting for Change: An Online Volunteering Series


Now that social distancing and lockdown measures have fundamentally changed the way we meet, work, and travel, many volunteers are finding creative ways to continue providing support by relying on technology to keep connections (and commitments) alive.

Spotlight on Social Media: Social Media Analytics

In today’s article we will be guiding you through the world of social media analytics to help you get to know your audience better and maximize the reach of your content.

COVID 19: How Nonprofits Can Foster Digital Resilience


Digital resilience is commonly associated with the protection of one’s online security. As nonprofits, however, our resilience extends much further than technology. This means that, now more than ever, digital skills play a crucial role in strengthening community-building and advancing digital rights and equity.

Spotlight on Social Media: Understanding Platform Algorithms


In the social media universe, algorithms determine which posts people see (and in what order) every time a user signs into their accounts. As a nonprofit, there are several steps that you can take to raise your organization’s profile on the web. Taking some time to boost your online presence will help your posts go even further, leading to greater exposure and higher traction for your content.

COVID-19: How Nonprofits Can Facilitate Inclusive Online Gatherings

In a matter of weeks, the coronavirus pandemic has radically changed the way we work, learn, and meet. As more and more of us make the switch to remote work, some fundamental questions remain: what does it take to run a successful online meeting? How can we make sure that digital facilitation remains inclusive? And can offline gatherings truly go virtual? In today’s post, we will walk you through the principles and best practices of effective online facilitation. 

Spotlight on Social Media: Scheduling Content with Later

By now, most nonprofits are familiar with scheduling services like Facebook’s built-in Publishing Tools or platforms like TweetDeck. Fewer organizations know, however, that it is possible to schedule visual content as well. Today, we are going to focus on a Canadian-built platform, called Later, and we’ll be guiding you through the step by step process of scheduling your very own visual content.

Spotlight on Social Media: How to Craft an Editorial Calendar

The most successful social media accounts don’t leave their messaging to chance. Instead, they invest upfront in the creation of a storytelling structure that brings   key messages into focus. In today’s post, we will be exploring how to get started crafting such a calendar, and what tools you might use along the way to help you meet your outreach goals.

COVID-19: How Nonprofits Can Establish Effective Telecommuting Practices

Many workplaces are either encouraging or mandating that employees work from home in an attempt to limit the spread of coronavirus as well as to protect those who are most vulnerable to contagion. Here at TechSoup Canada, we’ve put together a preliminary round up of recommendations and resources to help support the nonprofit sector during this important transition.