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

Amy Sample Ward

First, we created an open Google Doc where we put in the introduction language, so anyone that clicked through from someone’s blog or Twitter post would have context about what was happening (and included a numbered list up to 53, so people could easily see where to add their name and blog address). Some posted to community blogs like NetSquared. See the Google Doc for links.). Yesterday was a very exciting day: we threw a surprise party for Beth Kanter online!

September Net2 Think Tank Roundup: Curating Content

Tech Soup Blog

This post was authored by Claire Sale and originally appeared on the NetSquared blog. find these, we use a combination of SlideShare, Google Docs, and tagging to keep things connected [.] nonprofits think tank Net2thinktank Net2 NetSquared community curationFor this month's Net2 Think Tank, we asked you to share your tips, resources, and ideas about curating content at your organization or enterprise.

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Join Our 2016 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

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March 22, 2016 — First NetSquared Storymakers 2016 meetup in DC. May 3 – 4, 2016 — Around-the-world Twitter chat (sign up in this Google doc ). Ladies and gentlemen, Storymakers 2016 is here.

Recap: Community Organizing Tools from the Experts

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CoP organizers Praan Misir ( CommBuild ) and Brett Ashley Crawford ( Arts Nonprofits ) and Tech Club organizers Regina Walton ( SFTech4Good ), Paula Jones ( NCTech4Good ), and Chad Leaman and Elijah van der Giessen (both from NetSquared Vancouver ) took time out to deliver the presentation. As we all know, the nonprofit tech community is loaded with smart and thoughtful organizers who give their time and efforts to help the rest of us do the good work we do.

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Around the TechSoup Global Blogosphere

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From NetSquared. NetSquared is organizing technology-for-social-good events all over the world. The Canadian technology battle continues with head-to-head reviews of document collaboration solutions, Microsoft Skydrive and Google Docs. TechSoup is keeping busy this July.

Join Our 2016 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

Tech Soup Blog

March 22, 2016 — First NetSquared Storymakers 2016 meetup in DC. May 3 – 4, 2016 — Around-the-world Twitter chat (sign up in this Google doc ). Ladies and gentlemen, Storymakers 2016 is here. For the sixth year, TechSoup's annual challenge will help nonprofits learn how to increase their storytelling skills for fundraising and advocacy purposes. We also have a contest in which we're giving away US$7,000 in cash prizes and a new camera. Learn more.

Community is even better when it's face-to-face: Check out your local NTEN 501 Tech Club!

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They created a Google doc with information regarding event promotion, logisitcs, and planning as a resource for speakers. Some Tech Clubs have merged with NetSquared local groups who share similar group objectives. tech club logo. Online community is pretty amazing stuff.

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?

NpTech Tag Summary: Face-to-Face or Mediated Experience, Open Source Software Communities, and Blog Days

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What should Netsquared's Facebook strategy be? Laura Whitehead of Laura's Notebook highly recommends the recent CommonCraft video on Google Docs in Plain English. Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary

NpTech Tag Summary: Nonprofits Lead Fortune 500 in Social Web Adoption, and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In response to the Facebook flip, Doc Searles, in this post and a follow-up argues that we should "stop petitioning Facebook and Google to solve our problems for us." Through TechSoup's Netsquared project, blogger Beth Kanter, was commissioned to write a weekly summary.

Read more about Blackbauds new API for Blackbaud NetCommunity | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Links to the new API are: Blackbaud Labs docs to BBNC There was a three-part release on Blackbaud’s Connections blog (not to be confused with Convio’s Connection Cafe ).

Pro-Tibet Non-Profit Under Cyber-Attack | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

doc 2008_beijing_olympic_games__b_.doc doc Both files taken together exploit a vulnerability in the JetDB4 engine and drop to disk sysqaz.exe.

Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Their Office lookalikes for Word and Excel (Writer and Sheet) actually function better than Google’s Docs.

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Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Their Office lookalikes for Word and Excel (Writer and Sheet) actually function better than Google’s Docs.

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Blackbaud releases three major products – forgets to blog or create a landing page | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

And uh, if your technology “platform&# is so great, why not launch with API docs and some sample code and maybe even a demo?