Online Photo Sharing for Nonprofits

April 12, 2010 at 12:30 pm Leave a comment

When your volunteers and staff take lots of photos of events and projects, how are you sharing these photos with each other and on your website?   Are you using tools that make it easy to share?

Here’s a discussion about the benefits of Flickr.  Users need a yahoo account to use Flickr and link up for sharing photos:

http://www.techsoup.org/learningcenter/internet/page8291.cfm

Here’s a discussion about the benefits of Flickr and Picasa.  The author is recommending nonprofits use Picasa, which requries a google account to join:

http://erichdoss.com/2009/02/24/sharing-your-non-profits-pictures-online-picasa-or-flickr/

The first piece addresses some of the concerns expressed in the second piece about Flickr not being easy to share because only an individual can open a Flickr account.  The pros and cons to this are adequately discussed.

Both are useful to read if you want to share photos and are wondering how to make it more efficient to share with the appropriate level of gatekeeping.

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