It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for all week… Jane and Tierney are back, and ready for our first challenge! Our challenge this week was to send out an e-newsletter to let people know about our upcoming Toronto Net Tuesday event.
Jane vs. Tierney: The Newsletter Challenge
Jane vs. Tierney: Tierney tries out MailChimp
These days, it feels like most nonprofits/charities send out email newsletters to your supporters. There’s a lot that can be said (and has been said) on why you should have a e-newsletter (or not), what things you should think about, how often you should send emails, what you should talk about, etc.
Toronto Net Tuesday Recap: Share Your Story Through Data
Have data? Don't have data? Have too much data? If you are anything like me and have lots of excel spreadsheets but not sure what to do with them or how to give them shape, then this Net Tuesday provides some great insights and easy tools to help you get started with sharing your story through data.
The evening begins with a fun exercise: Let's determine where you fit in the "Five Stages of Mearsurement Acceptance". Be honest now...are you in:
Accidental Techie: Help! I can't install Microsoft Office! (Part 1)
Welcome back! The last few weeks I've been getting a lot of calls and emails about issues around Microsoft Office, so I thought I'd focus on the most common issues in a little more depth, here.
To make it quick and easy, I've split this post up into two sections: Installation problems, and, coming next week, License problems.
Friday Feed on April 13, 2012: Data visualization, everyday innovation and more
Things have been exciting recently at TechSoup Canada, as I just got back from a trip to San Francisco where I got to meet colleagues from TechSoup Global and attend the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) hosted annually by NTEN. Back in the office, it was all hands on deck as we worked to make sure all of you could get your orders in and processed by the end of March (end of fiscal year for many nonprofits in Canada).
Data visualization for dummies: how your nonprofit can tell powerful stories with data
Over the past little while of browsing around online, I’ve been seeing more and more pretty infographics, like this one (on the right).
TechSoup Canada Wins Minister’s Award
We are thrilled to announce that TechSoup Canada won the “Minister’s Award” at the Ontario Trillium Foundation Great Grant Awards 2012. This award is given to organizations that demonstrate a significant impact on the community.
Imagine Canada National Summit: The Social Media Story
By: Marnie Grona, Director of Marketing & Communications, Imagine Canada