NetSquared Celebrates Progress and Looks Forward to 2015

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TechSoup’s NetSquared community organizers connect nonprofits with local technology experts. With just one month left in 2014, now’s a good time to review NetSquared's progress. In September, NetSquared groups participated in the Storymakers campaign.

NetSquared: In the Beginning

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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.

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NetSquared's April Nonprofit Technology Meetups

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That’s why TechSoup Global also offers NetSquared, community of nonprofit technology meetups with groups in twenty countries. So join your local NetSquared group and start participating in the conversation. Washington, DC: Happy Hour: Celebrate Spring & Tech.

NetSquared Community Events: Get Safer Online

Tech Soup Blog

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.

April NetSquared Events in Your Community

Tech Soup Blog

So join your local NetSquared group and start participating in the fun. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Montreal, Canada: Soirée NetSquared sur la promotion d’événements. Event NetSquared tsevent

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

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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. Well, the average NetSquared organizer spends 8.2 Find your closest NetSquared group.

Celebration of Women and Computing

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Erica did some fabulous live-blogging during the NetSquared Conference. This is a photo of Erica Rios/ Xicanista.

Great reads from around the web on June 17th

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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! PDT Beth and Allison will celebrate with a virtual book party on U-Stream and Twitter (#netnon). I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Nonprofits Celebrate New Home in Second Life: Nonprofit Commons Grand Opening Gala Event on August 14th, 2007

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Hey Have Fun * Do Gooders, Many of you know that I work as the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of TechSoup. PT/SLT (Second Life time), 32 Nonprofits and their supporters will host a grand opening celebration in their new offices in the Nonprofit Commons in Second Life.

NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Netsquared Innovation Fund Netsquared Announces the 21 Featured Projects and solicits for feedback. Allan Benamer weighs in with some observations after wading through the comments over at the Netsquared site and pointing to Holden from GiveWell to be the most salient point.

Net2Local November Event Preview

Tech Soup Blog

Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Naples, FL: Photos Online 501 TechClub SWFL Netsquared. Portland, OR: Thanks4Good Celebration. Washington, DC: NetSquared DC Happy Hour. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup.

BiGTech India Connects Nonprofits with IT Students

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To celebrate, TechSoup's partner in India, BiGTech , held the Find an IT Partner event in Mumbai to connect local nonprofits with IT students. NetSquared , an initiative from TechSoup Global, holds similar events all around the world to connect NGOs with the resources they need. NetSquared brings nonprofits together with programmers, designers, and other business professionals in their area.

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nfp 2.0 » A Chicken is not just for Christmas

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sixdegrees.org at Net Tuesday meetup | Beaconfire Wire

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Katya Andersen (VP of Marketing at Network for Good & author of Robin Hood Marketing) presented on www.sixdegrees.org , a social networking site with a celebrity twist. The celebrity involved is Kevin Bacon who is somehow or the other connected to this six degrees of separation concept. sixdegrees.org will also create “celebrity badges&# where celebrities can fundraise for their favorite causes.

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Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. TweetsGiving is a global celebration of gratitude and giving on November 24-26. What was last year’s celebration like and how do you think it’ll be different this year?

Interview: Avi Kaplan, Epic Change for TweetsGiving

Amy Sample Ward

Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. TweetsGiving is a global celebration of gratitude and giving on November 24-26. What was last year’s celebration like and how do you think it’ll be different this year?

Great reads from around the web on June 15th

Amy Sample Ward

7 Social Media experiments we tried with the 99% Power Coalition | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – Joe Solomon does a great job sharing the tools, tactics, and mini-campaigns used in the recent 99% Power Campaign.

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See You at the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference!

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Elijah van der Giessen, TechSoup's NetSquared community organizer, will be meeting with fellow community organizers to discuss the challenges and rewards of growing both online and offline communities. NetSquared Organizers, Ambassadors, and Birds of a Feather.

TechSouper Has Blogged His Way to Hyderabad!

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Aside from Elliot's big honor, TechSoup's Global Community Development Manager of NetSquared , Amy Sample-Ward , was among the six finalists.

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Beth’s Surprise Party: A Case Study in Crowdsourced Action

Amy Sample Ward

Stacey Monk and I didn’t want the day to go by too quietly so are hoping you’ll join us in making a big splash to celebrate! Some posted to community blogs like NetSquared. As people replied to the invitation email, I could also email them directly to thank them for participating and sharing in the celebration. And one last thanks to Beth, for giving us a reason to come together in celebration!

What is working wikily? How can funders catalyze and support networks? Join the conversation #netfunders on April 5-6th

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

How to create environments that encourage and celebrate working with a network mindset within foundations? If you want to learn more about the networks, here’s a few blog posts: TechSoup/Netsquared. A Tale of Different Networks: Netsquared and TSG (Video interview with Marnie).

Blog Day / OneWebDay /Blog Action Day 08/ Bloggers Unite

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OneWebDay September 22nd A day to celebrate what the Web means to us as individuals, organizations, and communities. Cross-posted from NetSquared blogday2008 onewebday blogactionday bloggersunite blog refugees poverty activismLots of do-good bloggy "Days" coming up!

Birthday Blog

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I celebrated by spending the day at the Craigslist Nonprofit Boot Camp where I heard what I think will be my quote for the year in a speech by Van Jones of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights , "You have a dream inside yourself, and it is an impossible dream.

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere

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This July, we’re celebrating web conferencing. From NetSquared. NetSquared is organizing technology-for-social-good events all over the world. TechSoup is keeping busy this July. Here's a roundup of what we've been doing. From the TechSoup Community. TechSoup Blog.

Where Can I Find Nonprofit Blogs? Nonprofit.alltop.com

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Nedra Weinreich of Spare Change worked with Alltop to figure out what nonprofit news and blog feeds should be included (thanks for including Have Fun * Do Good and NetSquared !). " Nonprofit.alltop.com has the potential to change the world the most."--Interview

Deep in the Heart of #NPTech: It's time for our #15NTC Round-up

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We ate BBQ by the pound , celebrated inspiring campaigns and community members , rode around on Segways , and did a lot of photoshopping. These socks were made for walkin'' The 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference in Austin, TX was a-mazing!

What’s the role of technology in change?

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Members of NetSquared —a project of TechSoup to bring the benefits of technology to nonprofits—are considering the question of what technology issues will affect change. The first “internet&# president who’s also a global celebrity. Hmm…it seems to me there is so much change going on—and a lot of it is the direct or indirect consequence of technology—that it’s hard to get very specific.

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What Makes an Ideal Submission for the Windows 8 Apps for Social Good Contest?

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In celebration of the launch of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Microsoft announced the Windows 8 Apps for Social Good Contest in partnership with NetSquared. Locally, help can be found at your nearest NetSquared group or NTEN 501 TechClub. The Windows 8 Apps for Social Good contest challenges anyone to design an app for Windows 8 or Windows Phone 8 that can make a positive difference.

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

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NetSquared groups are holding free events all month. Kenya: NetSquared Camp — Storytelling 2016. Kitchener, Ontario: What Should We Celebrate? Busia, Kenya: NetSquared Camp — Storytelling 2016. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Monthly Meetup.

Announcing the 2015 Award Winners!

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Eli van der Giessen , NetSquared Global Community Manager, TechSoup Global. We also awarded three additional special NTEN awards: The NTEN Award , celebrating one outstanding individual who helps advance NTEN''s mission to serve the community: Lyndal Cairns, Digital Communications Strategist. Every year at NTC, we announce all kinds of award winners.

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Let’s Talk About Networked Nonprofits: TechSoupGlobal Book Party

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Today Allison Fine and I celebrated the launch of the Networked Nonprofit at TechSoup Global in the space where Netsquared Meetups take place. Marnie Webb and Charlene Li: Two of My Social Media Role Models.

Nonprofits Tech Blogs Get Vloggie Nomination - Including Me!!!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The awards recognize individual and business and celebrate the growing community contribution to. I almost spilled my latte all over my keyboard when I read in Britt Bravo's post over at Netsquared that I was nominated for a Vloggie along with Netsquared Vlog and Alive in Baghdad and Sustainable Route. original video content for the Internet and portable media devices.

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Wiring the Green Movement for Earth Day

Amy Sample Ward

What are you doing today to celebrate the Earth? I wanted to use today to focus in on a question recently posed by my good friend Joe Solomon on Twitter : What are the nonprofit/orgs that are working 2 wire the green movement, like what @ netsquared does 4 nonprofits, @ sunfoundation for politics; which orgs are working to expose data, leverage soc media, connect the orgs together? Happy Earth Day, everyone!

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Thankful Trees, Thanksgiving Books & Hope

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I have a lot of tree-planters to thank for the fruit I have eaten this year: my husband for being the best hubs ever , my parents for a lifetime of love, my friends for inspiring me, BlogHer and NetSquared for helping me make a living doing something I love (blogging!),

Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere, February 13-19

Tech Soup Blog

Gil Martinez designs an installation to celebrate the launch of TechSoup Canada and the history of TechSoup Global. From TechSoup Global Labs: NetSquared. Here's the latest news and discussion from all of us at TechSoup Global. From the TechSoup Community: TechSoup Blog. Come meet SonicLiving staff at next week's San Francisco Online Community Report MeetUp. Jim profiles a new project dedicated to informing the public about greenwashing. Robert takes another look at mobile giving.

Windows 8 Apps for Nonprofits and Libraries

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To celebrate the launch of Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Microsoft announced a new contest to encourage developers to create apps that positively impact the world around them. Visit NetSquared and Microsoft for more details on the contest. Windows 8 is here!

New Twitter Tool Mailana Helps Me Visualize Strong Ties In My Network

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I don't understand by @ntenhross (Holly Ross, Director of NTEN) and @amyrsward (Netsquared community builder) aren't in my cloud. It is also interesting watching those traditional media brands and celebrities with a non-twitter and web 2.0

What TechSoupers Are Doing to Ensure Their Online Security: Part 2

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Kevin Lo , NetSquared senior program manager, reports: "Since my account got compromised, I turn on two-factor authentication whenever possible. TechSoup: Why Celebrity iCloud Hacking Should Matter to Your Nonprofit.

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Future Tech Panel at Craigslist Nonprofit Bootcamp

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He shared some recent examples, including those from Netsquared. How do we access the YouTube the celebrities to make us better story tellers? Future Tech (10:15am, Wheeler Hall). Presenters: Peter Deitz , David Greenberg , Ramya Raghavan , and Marnie Webb. Moderator: John Scott.

What TechSoupers Are Doing to Ensure Their Online Security: Part 1

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Eli van Der Giessen , NetSquared community manager, reveals: "One feature I like is Sharing. TechSoup: Why Celebrity iCloud Hacking Should Matter to Your Nonprofit.

10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs and Bloggers to Support Their Cause

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Darren Rowse celebrated ProBlogger's two year anniversary by using his blog to raise $830 US ($100 AU) for Oxfam Australia with his Blogging for Chickens campaign. For example, here is a post that I wrote from Aspiration Tech's Nonprofit Developer's Summit for NetSquared blog readers.

NpTech Tag Summary: Five Hot Conversations!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Comment, Blog it, tag it NpTech, and/or start a blog over at the Netsquared site. Be A Celebrity for Your Cause Katya Andresen from Network for Good has been busy working on the launch of the SixDegrees.org site with Kevin Bacon. Cross posted at Netsquared

nfp 2.0 » A toast to fundraising with widgets!

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