NetSquared Celebrates Progress and Looks Forward to 2015

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup’s NetSquared community organizers connect nonprofits with local technology experts. Our volunteer-run events are live, free, and held monthly. The goal is to create strong, self-sufficient communities of nonprofit technology professionals (and accidental techies too!).

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. National Volunteer Week has come and gone, but I ask you to join me every week in celebrating the amazing contributions of TechSoup's NetSquared community.

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Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing! As of January 25, there are 40,000 nonprofit members attending free tech networking events and workshops in 75 cities.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories. Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact.

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

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Nanaimo, British Columbia: "Free Money" (Microsoft Volume Licensing and Google for Nonprofits). Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings. but we all know that meetings are boring!

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Modern Nonprofits Use the Cloud. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space. Online learning is awesome (and TechSoup has got you covered ), but a special magic is created when we get together in the same room and start building relationships.

Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches September 5. We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our free events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived. The weather's getting cooler (except for our friends in Los Angeles!), and the leaves are starting to change color. But don't be afraid — huddle up for warmth and knowledge with your nonprofit tech friends at a local Tech4Good meetup.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Image Name: Author / License. (Please visit the site to view this video). NetSquared DC's Roshani Kothari on why she loves NetSquared. I've just returned from the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin and I'm pumped!

NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all! The exact format isn't important, as long as we are consistently gathering the nonprofit and tech communities together so that they can learn from each other. However, our organizers are currently very keen on social media surgeries.

Learn Nonprofit Tech Skills at a NetSquared Meetup

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Tics et Violences. Image Name: Author / License. Every month NetSquared volunteers hold free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to use technology for social good. With 50 groups in 20 countries, there's probably a NetSquared group near you (but if there isn't, we'd love to help you start a new meetup ). :-). Ever wanted to use open data in support of your advocacy campaigns?

What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. If you're a regular reader of this blog, you've probably encountered one of my twice-monthly roundups of nonprofit tech meetups. But perhaps you're leery about attending an event because you're not quite sure what it will be like.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills. But maybe you're skeptical and you're wondering: "How can a free event organized by a volunteer be any good?" " That's why TechSoup invests in developing the best practices of our NetSquared network.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Have you ever thought about hosting nonprofit technology events in your community? You should, because it's awesome fun. Not only will you be contributing your skills to local nonprofits, you'll also be building your reputation and connecting with your tribe.

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup's NetSquared community is hosting free monthly technology meetups in 74 cities globally, but with more than 39,000 members, it can be hard to get a sense of the community's needs.

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Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Here's your monthly roundup of free in-person #Tech4Good events. But first I'm going to show off on behalf of our NetSquared organizers. I have the very best job at TechSoup — I get to support our network of nonprofit technology event organizers.

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Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Now, I'm no Houdini, but I predict that your New Year's resolutions are noble, high-minded stuff like "find a mentor" or "learn a new skill every month." " But following through on these plans can be difficult because life is unpredictable and complicated. Luckily for you, NetSquared is here to keep you on track.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient, local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners.

Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Technology helps nonprofits deliver on our missions more effectively, but it can also be fiendishly complicated. Sometimes the best way to get started with a new tool is to have a guide sitting next to you giving directions. That's why TechSoup supports a global network of tech trainers called NetSquared.

Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Image Name: Author / License. With less than two weeks to go, TechSoup’s Storymakers campaign is roaring along. Submit your digital video, five photographs, or a super-short story now, because we have $13,000 in prizes available! Looking for inspiration? We have webinar recordings , tools, and resources to help you make stories that stand out.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Image Name: Author / License. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face-to-face in physical space. Online learning is awesome (and TechSoup has got you covered ), but a special magic is created when we get together in the same room and start building relationships.

NetSquared Community Events: Get Safer Online

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. Image Name: Author / License. It's getting colder out there. winter is coming. Huddle up with your nonprofit technology colleagues at a NetSquared meetup to keep warm and learn about the latest trends in nonprofit technology. TechSoup’s NetSquared groups are helping to keep the scary away with a series of online privacy and security events this October.

Building the Tech Capacity of Nonprofits Everywhere with TechSoup's NetSquared Events

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. Every day, American nonprofits, charities, and libraries rely on TechSoup's product donation program for the information they need to make smart decisions about technology. But did you know that our work is global?

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Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to learn, laugh, and network with their peers? Well, there are!

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

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Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso: Monthly Meeting of Local Members. IMAGE ATTRIBUTION GUIDELINES Image Name: Author / License. TechSoup's annual Storymakers campaign launches April 4. We know that good stories power fundraising and marketing, so join one of our events to discover powerful case studies and connect with digital storytelling experts in your community.

Empowering Women Citizen Journalists: An Interview with Cristi Hegranes

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Our office in Rwanda was supposed to be our next office opening anytime now, but because of the war in the Congo, visas and business licenses and things like that have been put on hold. We are also in discussions about the whole process of getting international nonprofit licenses in different countries. We are also in discussions in Peru, in Burkina Faso, and in Botswana as well. "Now, 18 months later, all of Juana's children are in school.

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