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.

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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RSS Gumbo – A Delicious Googly Moss Stew « Digital Diner

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Comments Posts Home Some Stuff About Me Contents & Site Map Disclaimer Lifestream « Further Adventures in Time Travel – DST Take Two Release the Spiders » RSS Gumbo – A Delicious Googly Moss Stew Call me irascible.

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What Is Your Net2Local Group Cooking Up?

Tech Soup Blog

Add : Community management, big data, mobile apps or social media… Mix in : hackathons, social media surgeries, workshops, panel discussions or social minglers… Our amazing volunteers have put together a delicious menu of events for you this month. Event NetSquared tsevent

DIY Online Collaboration: Wikis

Tech Soup Blog

The idea came from NetSquared community organizers who were eager to share their best practices and experiences and saw a wiki as the ideal platform. As its name implies, it is designed for beginners looking to learn the fundamentals of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Flickr, and Delicious. social media online community NetSquared online collaboration wiki DIY wikis

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Great reads from around the web on April 15th

Amy Sample Ward

Find me on Delicious for more! 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. These are some links I wanted to share from April 15th.

Great reads from around the web on July 20th

Amy Sample Ward

Find me on Delicious for more! 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. These are some links I wanted to share from July 20th.

Great reads from around the web on June 8th

Amy Sample Ward

Find me on Delicious for more! 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 These are some links I wanted to share from June 8th.

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 3rd

Amy Sample Ward

Find me on Delicious for more! N2Y4 Conference Volunteers | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org - Looking for a way to come to the N2Y4 Conference? These are some links I wanted to share from April 3rd. 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 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 July 17th

Amy Sample Ward

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

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Great reads from around the web on September 23rd

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: Finding Volunteers Online | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org – Looking for ways to recruit volunteers online? I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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7 Ways You Can Connect at #16NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Plus, we've got a delicious surprise for you at #NTCBeer. NetSquared is TechSoup's volunteer-driven network of in-person nonprofit technology training and peer support events. Want to know if NetSquared is right for you? Lunchtime — NetSquared Birds of a Feather.

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 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 I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of December 25th).

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). I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of January 25th). You can join the conversations in the comments, or click through to the original posts to find what others are saying.

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Food Bloggers Unite for Good: Menu for Hope Starts Today

Have Fun - Do Good

Delicious experiences. Bay Area readers: You can hear Pim and the co-founder of Kiva, Matt Flannery, talk about Fundraising for Nonprofits with the Social Web tomorrow, December 12th, at NetSquared's Net Tuesday. $17,000.

Pie Ranch, Sugar High Friday and A Pie That Evokes Your Dreams

Have Fun - Do Good

All participants are asked to include the following text in their post: "Sound delicious? She explained that she was inspired by the Mission Pie she'd had last year at Net Tuesday San Francisco , an event I produce for NetSquared.

Member Round: While We Strategized

NTEN

A few years ago, he was a blogging novice; now, he now uses Flickr, Delicious, Facebook, and Google alerts to strengthen his museum's community. During the month of August, NetSquared wants to know your tips for creating a successful survey ! Flickr:hellojenuine Last week, the entire NTEN staff came together for a week of strategic planning. We want to make sure our programs, events, and content are the best they can be for our members.

Social Actions Round-Up #21: The New Year Gets Started with Two Changes and a CauseWired

Social Actions

You can also tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets - we'll scoop them up and review them for future Social Actions Roundups. Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseWired , CauseGlobal , TakePart , and NetSquared

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Social Actions Round-Up #21: The New Year Gets Started with Two Changes and a CauseWired

Social Actions

You can also tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets - we'll scoop them up and review them for future Social Actions Roundups. Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseWired , CauseGlobal , TakePart , and NetSquared

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Social Actions Round-Up #24: Government Enters Social Media for Social Change Movement

Social Actions

UC Berkeley Human Rights Center launches a Mobile Challenge on NetSquared. You can tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets - we'll scoop them up and review them for future Social Actions roundups. Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseWired , CauseGlobal , TakePart , and NetSquared

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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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Guest Post by Laura Norvig: Friendfeed As Nonprofit Technology Water Cooler

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I still don't know of that many nonprofits using Friendfeed , though, whether as an overall tool or for joining the "nptech" community conversation ( "nptech" is a tag that Beth Kanter, Marnie Webb, and others have been using to tag nonprofit technology resources on delicious, twitter, etc.,

Social Actions Round-Up #23: MLK Day of Service and the Obama Inauguration

Social Actions

You can tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets - we'll scoop them up and review them for future Social Actions roundups. Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseWired , CauseGlobal , TakePart , and NetSquared Below is a special MLK day / Obama inauguration version of the Social Actions round-up. We have added a section with links to MLK and Obama-related initiatives. Feel free to add resources by posting a comment.

Social Actions Round-Up #22: Online Giving Markets Hit The Ground Running in 2009

Social Actions

You can tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets - we'll scoop them up and review them for future Social Actions roundups. Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseWired , CauseGlobal , TakePart , and NetSquared Online giving markets and other websites that facilitate online action hit the ground running in 2009. Below is our latest weekly round-up of news and recent discoveries. News Roundup.

Social Actions Round-Up #22: Online Giving Markets Hit The Ground Running in 2009

Social Actions

You can tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets - we'll scoop them up and review them for future Social Actions roundups. Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseWired , CauseGlobal , TakePart , and NetSquared Online giving markets and other websites that facilitate online action hit the ground running in 2009. Below is our latest weekly round-up of news and recent discoveries. News Roundup.

Social Actions Round-Up #20: Week of December 8-14

Social Actions

You can also tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets - we'll scoop them up and review them for future Social Actions Roundups. Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseGlobal , CauseWired , ContributeMedia , NetSquared , and TakePart. Each week, Social Actions community members post links and news about online social activism - This round-up is a summary of the links that surfaced in the last 7 days.

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Social Actions Round-Up #20: Week of December 8-14

Social Actions

You can also tag your delicious bookmarks with "p2pchange" or include "#p2pchange" in your tweets - we'll scoop them up and review them for future Social Actions Roundups. Social Actions roundups are syndicated on CauseGlobal , CauseWired , ContributeMedia , NetSquared , and TakePart. Each week, Social Actions community members post links and news about online social activism - This round-up is a summary of the links that surfaced in the last 7 days.

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Net Neutrality Open Source Documentary

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

on YouTube, Google Video, Podzinger and delicious. Britt Bravo, Netsquared Post. Save the Internet | Rock the Vote. I "met" Arin Crumley of Four-Eyed Monsters when he commented on a video of on mine over at YouTube.

Best Internet Marketing for a Cause 2006

Have Fun - Do Good

For the past year, I have been writing for NetSquared about nonprofits and NGOs that are using the social web to cultivate donors, advocates and activists for their organization and their cause.

The NpTechersphere is Typing. July Roundup

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Meanwhile, Leda at Scoutseven has discovered a decent IM Aggregator for Mac , Dorine Router shares a tool called Webwhacker and how it can be used to download a delicious feed , Christine.Net shares a google mapping hack, and Tara Hunt shares her favorite web apps. This is a summary of what women bloggers have been talking about in the nonprofit technology space this past month or what I'm dubbing the nptechersphere.

Tagging and Communities of Practice - Reflections from KM

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The tagging discussion included an action learning exercise where we shared a lot of resources about tagging as well as explored the discovery aspect of delicious. Dorine is currently involved a pilot project for KM4DEV where a community of practice is collaborating on sharing delicious feeds. BK: I wonder how the "network" feature or "private groups" feature of delicious influences this?).

NpTag Tag and Nonprofit Collaborative Tag Project Types

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Is this how Npower Michigan is using delicious ? The ctc I worked with and started to write about in this place -- (going from bookmarking to social bookmarking stories ) scan netsquared case studies for others ) Like having access to my coleagues bookmark or rolodex with having to call them and interupt them. Netsquared Tagging and Bookmarking Net2Learn Center and site search using word " tagging " Also here.

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Social Actions Community Call, July 2009

Social Actions

So news to share from the Social Actions galaxy: The number of kinds of online platforms and action sources for the Social Actions API continues to soar – well over 50 sites, now, plus Twitter and Delicious #takeaction tags. And of course need community support, input, direction, to make sure that this initiative that grew out of NetSquared becomes a movement to build the philanthropic web. On July 1, 2009, Social Actions convened a Community Conference Call.

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NGO/NPO Meme - tagged by Nancy White

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Netsquared and ConsultantCommons both from CompuMentor. The Nptech and Net2 tags in flickr, delicious, and technorati are also good knowledge streams to dip into. (I I've been behind on my reading and blogging due to craziness at work and issues that needed to be attended to with children (don't ask). As a result, been behind with the online/blogging part of my life. I didn't see that practically a week ago, Nancy White, tagged me with the NGO/NPO Memo.

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The Blackbaud Tapes, Part 1 of 2 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

So all the guys like Delicious are all talking web services, lists MS Virtual Earth and Yahoo and asks “Has anyone heard of mashups?&#

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MPayy discusses transaction costs in the nonprofit sector | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

All three of those donations processors have significantly matured APIs and Amazon’s is pretty incredibly delicious in that it handles micropayments.

NPTech Metatag Feed — why it’s broken and how to fix it | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

The drawback is that not all users are identified in places like delicious.

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