Internet Strategy on the Cheap: Tools and Resources

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Tomorrow, October 18th, Eric Leland of Leland Design, and I will be presenting about, "Internet Strategy on the Cheap" at the San Francisco Bay Area Nonprofit Boot Camp.

 We've compiled a list of Tools and Resources to share with participants, and thought that you might enjoy seeing it as well.   This is by no means a comprehensive list, so please add your suggestions in the comments!

All of the Nonprofit Boot Camp sessions will be recorded and available on the Craigslist Foundation's Nonprofit Boot Camp Podcast.


Places to find reviews of tools and training

Web Site Hosting

Domain name registration

CMS (Content Management System)


Online Donations


Donations and mailing lists


Manage and/or Advertise Events

Blogging Platforms

Podcasting Hardware

  • Olympus Digital Recorders $125-$200 on Amazon
  • Samson Zoom H4 Handy Digital Recorder. About $270 on Built-in mike
  • MicroTrack 2 by M-Audio. About $270 on Amazon. Comes with a microphone, or you can buy a better quality one. Need headphones to monitor sound.
  • Electro-Voice Microphone 635A. Use with MicroTrak. $120 on Amazon
  • Headphones. You can usually use any kind of headphones (Walkman, iPod, etc.). Professionals use Sony Pro MDR-7506 Headphones. About $100 on Amazon.
  • Logitech ClearChat Pro USB Headset. Use when recording with Skype. $42 on Amazon

Skype Podcast Recording Software

Podcasting Editing Software

Podcast Hosting

Copyright Free Music

Photo Sharing

Video Sharing Platforms

Video Camera

Social Networks

Build Your Own Social Network

Microblogging and Social Networking

Flickr photo credit: Inside a Tool Box uploaded by Alvin Chua