Cobweb Text and Design Blog

Need more information about what editors do, or how to get started with planning a set of governance documents or a web site? These posts will give you an overview of our services, and tips on how to plan your projects. We hope they are helpful!

Tamra Ross receives the 2018 Lee d'Anjou Award

We are delighted to announce that Tamra Ross is the 2018 recipient of the Lee d'Anjou Volunteer of the Year Award from Editors Canada.

Security Notes

Fake ransomware does real damage.
Even savvy computer users are being caught in fake ransomware attacks. Read this before reacting.

Grammar Peeves

Down with the tomato pedants
Are you sick of being corrected when you properly identify a tomato as a vegetable? Me too. This post examines the cause of all the fuss.

Board Governance Tips

Why you need good bylaws, policies and procedures: getting started
Good bylaws and policies make boards more productive. Poorly-written ones are why many people would rather have a root canal than sit through a legislative meeting. Your governance documents should make your life easier, not bog you down in debates about interpretation.

Tips for writing effective bylaws
You know you need bylaws, but have no idea how to get started. Our tip sheet briefly explains the purpose of bylaws, and offers some steps for getting started drafting or revising your own set.

Contact us for help with your bylaws, policies, procedures and training manuals