NetSquared: In the Beginning

Tech Soup Blog

In the beginning, TechSoup’s Marnie Webb, Daniel Ben-Horin, and Billy Bicket created NetSquared to "remix the web for social change." To get going, they built the first NetSquared website using open-source Drupal. " NetSquared Up Close and Personal.

nfp 2.0 » Social bookmarking on steroids

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Great reads from around the web on June 17th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). NetSquared Local Reaches 70 Groups Worldwide! NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – "In the last two months, we've had 5 new NetSquared Local groups join the scene, bringing the new official number to 70 groups worldwide!

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NpTech Tag Summary: The Faces of NetSquared Champions and NpTech Power of Ten Summary

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Face (book) of NetSquared Champions. The NetSquared Conference is just days away and the NetSquared blogs are buzzing with activity! Not attending the NetSquared Conference but want to follow the tag stream?

Great reads from around the web on June 15th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on October 25th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Net2 Think Tank Round-up: Creating Awesome Video | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – "For this month's Net2 Think Tank we asked you to share your tools and tactics for creating effective video messages – regardless of budget and organization size.

Great reads from around the web on April 8th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " roundup bookmarks climatechange collaboration crisis emergency facebook interviews list networks nptech planning postalicious pr report resources socialaction technology twitterI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on January 15th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – "The 3rd Digital Media and Learning Competition, from the MacArthur Foundation, is now accepting applications. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on July 19th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Net2 Think Tank Round-up: Age Segmentation in Social Networking | NetSquared – "For this month's Net2 Think Tank, we asked you to share your thoughts and best practices for using social media with or for a particular age group.

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Great reads from around the web on April 15th

Amy Sample Ward

N2Y4 Mobile Challenge: 15 Featured Projects Announced | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org - Last week, the NetSquared Community voted on the N2Y4 Mobile Challenge to determine the 15 Featured Projects who will be invited to compete for $50K in cash-prizes and additinoal in-kind resources at this year's N2Y4 Conference. Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from April 15th. Find me on Delicious for more!

Great reads from around the web on February 3rd

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). Net2 Think Tank: Online Fundraising Lessons Learned | NetSquared – "The Facebook application Causes recently announced it hit the $20 Million mark in donations. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Great reads from around the web on December 25th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). UnConference and holiday discount | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – NonProfit 2.0 " Tags: roundup 2009 bookmarks casestudies conference corporations data funding list marketing nptech postalicious resources socialentrepreneurs socialmedia technology tools wiki

Great reads from around the web on July 20th

Amy Sample Ward

Social media brings thousands of ppl w/diabetes together at the SAME time | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org - Manny Hernandez (@askmanny on Twitter), the creator of TuDiabetes.com has shared a great case study on the NetSquared Community Blog about how they have used social media tools to bring a community together. Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from July 20th. Find me on Delicious for more!

Great reads from around the web on December 15th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " Net2 Think Tank Round-Up: Best of 2009 | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – Check out the diverse submissions to the December Net2 Think Tank that simply asked for the best blog posts of 2009!

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Great reads from around the web on January 25th

Amy Sample Ward

To follow more of the things I find online, you can follow @amysampleward on Twitter (which is just a blog and resource feed), or find me on Delicious (for all kinds of bookmarks). " Tags: roundup 2010 4change applications bookmarks causemarketing challenge community competition competitions facebook free fundraising guide list lists nonprofits nptech postalicious resources socialchange storytelling tools trends volunteering

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Great reads from around the web on June 8th

Amy Sample Ward

Using PeopleBrowsr for NetSquared | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org - Jean Russell has a terrific post about using a tool called PeopleBrowsr to monitor all the conversations and content emerging from the N2Y4 Conference. "Enrich " Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from June 8th. Find me on Delicious for more!

Great reads from around the web on April 3rd

Amy Sample Ward

N2Y4 Conference Volunteers | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org - Looking for a way to come to the N2Y4 Conference? Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from April 3rd. Find me on Delicious for more! Love & Devices | BlogHer - Susan Mernit has a wonderful piece on BlogHer about her "connection" (not addiction) to technology. As she says, "If you are dating me, you ARE dating my devices." " It's a great read.

Great reads from around the web on July 17th

Amy Sample Ward

Here's a great post from Ivan Booth who picked up on a question Joe Solomon posed on the NetSquared blog recently. " Tags: roundup bookmarks These are some links I wanted to share from July 17th. Find me on Delicious for more! Ready.gov Launches Social Media Preparedness Initiative - "The U.S.

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Developers and Nonprofits Come Together to Make Apps for Change

Tech Soup Blog

SMC Connect is currently linked on the San Mateo County Library system's website and bookmarked on branch library public access computers. One hour. Eight apps. Infinite inspiration.

Fundraising Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

Tech Soup Blog

We've compiled some of the best articles, blogs, and webinars from our partners in Canada, Australia, and the global NetSquared Local groups. If you haven't already, be sure to bookmark TechSoup Canada's excellent blog on nonprofit technology. NetSquared.

Be a Net2Builder!

Have Fun - Do Good

As I mentioned in my November 3rd post , I am working as a Community Builder with NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup. You can hear last month's speakers, Chris Messina from Flock , CompuMentor's Marnie Webb and yours truly, on the NetSquared Channel on Odeo.

What Do You Want to Change?

Have Fun - Do Good

I'm double blogging these days, here and on the NetSquared blog. That's a photo of me above at NetSquared's last Net Tuesday. A gathering for folks to socialize and chat about how nonprofits can use web-based technology like blogs, podcasts and social bookmarking for change.

NpTech Tag: Socially Responsible Idol, Nptech Meebo Chat at PDF Conference, and Personal Fundraising

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

While the meebo nptech chat room is chatting live during the PDF, a few tweets overheard on twitter anticipate the upcoming NetSquared Conference. NetSquared Community. for the NetSquared Conference (N2Y2) beginning on May 29th.

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Senior-Friendly Tools To Get Grandma Wired

NTEN

Claire Sale, NetSquared. So, I turned that question to my friends and the NetSquared community, and got some really great responses that I'd like to share with you. Her day job is with NetSquared, an organization working at the intersection of technology and social change.

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NpTech Tag Summary: Penguin Day in New Orleans, Fondling the Tools, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Then enter The Netsquared Mashup Challenge ! There's going to be a Netsquared Meetup (recommendations for restaurant or location are needed) How will your nonprofit avoid the Meatball Sundae? Guess you can't have too many social bookmarking applications.)

Sharing Nonprofit & NGO Tech Stories

Have Fun - Do Good

As I've mentioned in previous posts, I'm the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup that is helping to bring the social web to nonprofits & NGOs by sharing stories and building tools. Also, if you live in the Bay Area, Mena Trott , co-founder of Six Apart , and nonprofit blogger, Seth Mazow, from Interplast will be speaking at NetSquared's monthly meetup, Net Tuesday tonight, February 15th.

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NpTag Tag and Nonprofit Collaborative Tag Project Types

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

2005) Susan Tenby's response to the question, " Why I use Tags " shows progression from retrieval, to social bookmarking, to sharing with others - on a personal level. What I am talking about here is if I know someone in my field whose knowledge I respect and they use tagging, I might subscribe to their tag stream or check out what they've bookmarked on a particular topic.

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Google + for Social Change Activists: Dive in Early or Wait?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ivan Booth is doing a meet up and live stream for the Philly Netsquared meet up on August 2nd at 6:00 PM EST about Google +.

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nfp 2.0 » The Next Google

Rebooting Charity

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nfp 2.0 » Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do…

Rebooting Charity

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nfp 2.0 » Job tagging as a recruitment tool

Rebooting Charity

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nfp 2.0 » Going (RED) for World AIDS Day

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

NpTech Tag Summary: 10 Web 2.0 Things You Can Do In Ten Minutes!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Convince your team members to set up individual bookmarking accounts , agree on a unique tag and start building a bookmarking collection for your organization. Collective bookmarking is an extremely powerful learning tool! Photo by SpacePotato.

nfp 2.0 » Whose cause is it anyway?

Rebooting Charity

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nfp 2.0 » Save the Children offers yak a Second Life

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0

NpTech Summary: Nonprofit and Social Change Digg Redux

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

nonprofit technology thought leader Marnie Webb created the NpTech Tag as a way for nonprofit techies to share bookmarks on del.icio.us. Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary.

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Resource Roundup 11/13 | Idealware

Idealware

The State of Open Source software for Nonprofits (NetSquared) NetSquared has released (okay, a little belatedly) a podcast of the State of Open Source panel from their conference in the spring. Social Bookmarking Showdown (Wired) A useful set of reviews of the top social bookmarking software, with overviews, ratings, and detailed reviews.

Tagging on Twitter? #nptech

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amy and I have noticed how our usage of RSS and social bookmarking seems to be less. His point 5 is something that sounds like a dream come true to me to monitor Twitter for NpTech related items I know I'm not alone in finding it much easier to share information over Twitter than by blogging or tagging in a social bookmarking app. Chris Heuer (who was on a tagging panel at Netsquared with Marshall and me two years ago) has some additional thoughts on tagging.

J. Leroy says "OMG Blogging is so not Web 2.0"

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I bookmarked in delicious a post by David Weinberger saying blogging is Web 1.0 On Netsquared , there was a recent post about Bioneers and some thoughts about a session about online tools and mobilizing. not Web 2.0 with a rhetorical question, "Do you agree with his point ?"

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nfp 2.0 » Not-for-profit’s have the gift of stories

Rebooting Charity

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Collaborative Models for Capturing and Sharing Conference Notes at Nonprofit Gatherings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Take for example, the netsquared conference. Flickr streams have also been used to document informal gatherings in a playful and creative way -- see these examples from N-TEN and Netsquared's Net Tuesday gatherings. Bookmark Streams: The conference organizer also identify and promote a tag that can also be used for bookmarking resources mentioned into a social bookmarking service like del.icio.us

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NpTech Tag Summary: Best Wishes for Healthy, Happy, and Social 2008!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Britt Bravo at NetSquared summarized a community discussion about the "Best of the Nonprofit Social Web." Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary.

nfp 2.0 » An interview with the Widget King

Rebooting Charity

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