Online Storage for Districts

Districts have a lot of information to store: District Council minutes, contracts for conferences, district property inventories, District Success Plans, etc. These need to be passed on from year to year. Then there are those files which would be nice to store and...
Project Management with Freedcamp

Project Management with Freedcamp

Freedcamp is a free online project management tool designed for use by teams. It is similar to Basecamp. Note: At the bottom of this article are links to Freecamp and tutorials for getting started. There are paid options for Freecamp, but the free version should work...
Get Personal with Note Cards

Get Personal with Note Cards

In a world of email, text messages, and instant messengers, a handwritten note card stands out and gets the sender noticed. A small investment of your time builds the foundations of relationships in a way that electronic communications cannot. Use the note cards from...

Weekly Status Meeting Notes

My home district’s Trio has had a weekly meeting as far back as I can remember. As District Director, I continued that tradition and added a note taking approach that I use at my office for my team’s weekly project reviews. Using this process, every...
Mail Merge for Quick & Easy Email Campaigns

Mail Merge for Quick & Easy Email Campaigns

When communicating with a large audience, like a full Toastmasters district, an email marketing tool like Mail Chimp or Constant Contact is needed. Often, though, you need to send a small set of personalized emails and those tools are overkill. If your set of emails...