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Huddle Improves Team Collaboration for CERIC

CERIC Case StudyImagine trying to get feedback on a document. You attach the file to an email, send it to your team and they review the file. Some emailed you directly with input; others replied-all. Now, you have the not-so-efficient task of consolidating everyone’s feedback back into one document.

Content Marketing for Nonprofits

Content marketing as a term has been making an appearance recently, but what is it? How can nonprofits apply it to their work? And how is it different from the marketing we’ve been doing all along? Marlene Oliveira joined us for our Toronto Net Tuesday event on Content Management to help us answer these questions. This blog post is a recap of the event.

Graphic Design Hacks: Using Microsoft Office to Create Images

Creating professional event posters, annual reports and blog images are easy when you have the right talent and the right tools (ie. Adobe Photoshop), but what if your nonprofit is not equipped with them? No problem!

Intro to Graphic Design Hacks for Nonprofits

When people have limited resources, they need to become resourceful and creative. No one knows that better than the folks who work at scrappy nonprofits that can’t afford state-of-the-art design software (or aren’t eligible for our Adobe donations program) or do not have admin privileges to download and install open-source programs on their computers.

How to Plan and Host an Effective Nonprofit Event

Events are not just a gathering of people - they are stories you tell to the world. They are a way to elevate conversations around the topics that you are focused on, engage new people, and encourage active participation. As a result, doors for collaborative opportunities can open and/or the laying down of a framework for meaningful action to take place.

How Furniture Bank Used Innovative Technology to Increase Social Impact

Furniture Bank Case StudyLearn how Furniture Bank, a registered charity and social enterprise based in Toronto, used iPads and SalesForce to help an additional 2,600 households a year.

Using Google Analytics with Google AdWords

So far in our 3-part webinar series, by Simon Choy from ConnectAd, we’ve covered how to set up your Google Adwords account and making sure your campaign(s) are as successful as possible. In this final part, we will be summarizing how to use Google Analytics in conjunction with Google Adwords and will be covering:

  • Why Google Analytics Helps
  • How to Setup Google Analytics
  • Understanding Conversion Tracking
  • Linking Google Analytics to AdWords

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.

This post recaps the five design trends for 2015. You can also read our predictions on the top five tech trends for 2015, or check out the original presentation slides on SlideShare.

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.
This post recaps the five tech trends for 2015. If you missed this session, you can view the slides on SlideShare.

10 Tech Tips from the Top Blogs of 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we’re looking back and sharing our tech tips from the top ten blogs of this year. Some of the highlights were strategies on how to prepare for Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, working in the cloud, and becoming more effective in how we implement new systems. We hope you enjoy and find these tips useful!