Archive for Author: marianne

In college, we were tasked with writing a weekly blog that would be worth 10% of our final grade. To be honest, it wasn’t an exercise that I particularly enjoyed at first. The workload for my program was intensive, so my blog fell to the bottom of my priority list. Oftentimes, I felt that my…

University and college websites have a huge job to do. They must recruit and serve students, attract and retain quality faculty and staff, cultivate the alumni community, and grow new research and development opportunities. Luckily, there is a tool that exists for web developers to overcome these challenges and make a university website shine: WordPress….

You’ve probably heard the phrase “consistency is key” about a million times. You’ve seen inspirational quotes about consistency framed on boardrooms and on Pinterest for things ranging from relationships, to practicing your jump shot, to refining your professional work ethic. Blogging, along with social media, is a key component to your university’s communications and marketing…

By now, you’ve probably read somewhere that blogging is pretty valuable for businesses and non-profits alike. An organization’s blog drives traffic to your website, produces shareable content, and allows you to connect with your audience. But like any other kind of marketing and communications tool, blogging is only effective if you’re using it strategically. So the…

Manoverboard has hit many milestones, but the one that was announced today might be the closest to our hearts. Today, Manoverboard was named as an honoree on the B Corp Best for Workers list. We have earned an employee impact score in the top 10% of all Certified B Corporations on the B Impact Assessment,…

Today, it’s impossible to deny the prevalence of social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, and blogs. Social media has proven to be so powerful that many businesses and non-profit organizations have implemented it in their communications and marketing strategies.

For many years, Microsoft Word has been the traditional word processor of choice for students, business professionals, and anyone looking to create and print a document. As the world moves away from print and toward digital publication, we compare our personal favourite online publication platform, WordPress, with the ubiquitous Microsoft Word.

Like any business, a large non-profit organization needs a strong online presence. Most people do research before donating or getting involved with a particular cause, and they’ll likely make online searches their first stop. Here are a few factors that make a non-profit site successful.

As high school students prepare to graduate at the end of this month, many of them are contemplating the next step in their education. Having recently donned a cap and gown for my own college convocation, it made me think back to my initial exploration of higher education after graduating high school. With copious post-secondary…

You may have recently noticed an influx of emails in your inbox from organizations that you receive digital newsletters from. This is due to new anti-spam laws implemented in Canada that are taking effect on July 1st. The new legislation, also known as CASL for Canadian Anti-Spam Legislation, requires all organizations and businesses to obtain…

As a member organization of 1% for the Planet, Manoverboard gives the equivalent of one percent of all revenues to select nonprofit partners that are benefiting the environment.

Manoverboard is a Certified B Corporation, which means that we meet ongoing, rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.