QuickBooks Made Easy for Nonprofits: Live Seminars Coming to San Francisco, Honolulu, and Las Vegas

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup donor partner QuickBooks Made Easy is taking a 2-part live seminar on the road, making stops in San Francisco on April 22, Honolulu on April 24, and Las Vegas on May 8.

What Does it Take to Go Viral Nowadays?

SocialFish

In June, a Georgia man found himself almost completely alone in a well-lite airport in the city that never shuts off their lights, Las Vegas. As children, we all learned the concept of sharing in Kindergarten and viral was something nasty we picked up from our classmates.

Trending Sources

How are you managing in a networked world?

SocialFish

I especially love this slide deck by Harold Jarche, a speaker at the DevLearn conference that took place recently in Las Vegas for e-learning professionals (SO going next year.)

Bring Your Own App - Digital Flexibility Is Being Exercised - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

this past March and then again at the Association of Nurses in Professional Development’s (ANPD) Aspire to Excel conference in Las Vegas, Nev., Bring Your Own App - Digital Flexibility Is Being Exercised - The NonProfit TimesThe NonProfit Times : "The request led her to crowdsourcing apps at national conferences. Pilcher presented roundtable BYOA sessions at the Transformative Learning Conference in Oklahoma City, Okla.,

An Introduction to Social Media For Strategic Communication

SocialFish

for his class at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. (By There are three truths to social media. People are more important than platforms. Experiences are easier to remember than content. Social media doesn’t exist in a vacuum but as part of an integrated communication campaign.

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Abuja]([link] in Abuja, Nigeria. * [GroundWork group]([link] in Columbus, Ohio. * [NetSquared Daytona Beach ]([link] in Daytona Beach, Florida. * [Tech4good Las Vegas]([link] in Las Vegas, Nevada. -->. -->.

Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

The owners had been hiding additional Yorkies at various locations, and even fled to Las Vegas in an RV packed with dogs.

Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Abuja]([link] in Abuja, Nigeria. * [GroundWork group]([link] in Columbus, Ohio. * [NetSquared Daytona Beach ]([link] in Daytona Beach, Florida. * [Tech4good Las Vegas]([link] in Las Vegas, Nevada. --> --> What have NetSquared groups been up to recently?

On Tragedy: A Note from Nonprofit Hub

NonProfit Hub

Most recently, the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, where a man opened fire on thousands of innocent concert goers, angered and confused us. It’s now been one month since the Las Vegas shooting, and it seems to some that it’s water under the bridge.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

Tech4Good Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. 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.

What Nonprofits and Libraries Can Learn from Zappos Culture

Tech Soup Blog

It might sound like I’m describing a typical college student's house, but I’m actually talking about one of the many workspaces in Zappos’ enormous headquarters in Las Vegas. Pajamas. Ping pong tables. Bean bag chairs.

Upcoming Conference Roundup (February - March 2012)

Frogloop

And wherever there's a cause to be championed, you'll find the Care2 Team -- this month delivering a trifecta of tips and tactics, with three of our Nonprofit Services directors presenting at three different conferences on three different topics over the next three weeks: -Eric Rardin will be talking about Cause Marketing & High Level Engagement: How Brands Can Leverage Social Networks and Achieve High Level Engagement in Las Vegas on February 9th.

Common Pitfalls of Using Managed IT Services

Tech Soup Blog

Tony Caufield is a longtime IT manager and is founder and organizer of Tech4Good Las Vegas , a NetSquared technology community. Utilizing managed IT services (also called IT outsourcing) can be great for a small to medium-size business, but it does come with some risks.

Get Email on Your Domain with Hands-On Office 365 Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada , January 13 with Tony Caufield. Are you still using a Gmail, Yahoo!, or similar email address for your organization? Our free Office 365 workshops are designed to help nonprofits that want to use their domain name for their email service.

On Tragedy: A Note from Nonprofit Hub

NonProfit Hub

Most recently, the deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, where a man opened fire on thousands of innocent concert goers, angered and confused us. It’s now been one month since the Las Vegas shooting, and it seems to some that it’s water under the bridge.

Three Upcoming Nonprofit Events and Conferences to Check Out

Frogloop

Social Media Strategy Summit, Las Vegas. Advocacy Rising In 2012: What this Means for your Organization? From "Arab Spring" to rallies and movements bubbling up across the US, people around the world are organizing and demanding change. Whether your organization is local or national, with the right tools and techniques, you can tap into the rising tide of advocacy and make your voice heard.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Abuja]([link] in Abuja, Nigeria. * [GroundWork group]([link] in Columbus, Ohio. * [NetSquared Daytona Beach ]([link] in Daytona Beach, Florida. * [Tech4good Las Vegas]([link] in Las Vegas, Nevada. --> --> What have NetSquared groups been up to recently?

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Project Management Basics. I'm not in school anymore, but September still feels like the real beginning of the new year. That's why this is the perfect time to make a fresh start on your nonprofit tech resolutions.

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Solving homelessness, one tweet at a time

SocialFish

We met so many incredible people with such different stories: homeless men in the tunnels under Las Vegas, a family living in a by-the-week motel in St. This is a guest post from Danny Alpert, Executive Producer, @home. Danny – thanks for sharing this valuable story.

What Nonprofits and Libraries Can Learn from Zappos Culture

Tech Soup Blog

It might sound like I’m describing a typical college student's house, but I’m actually describing one of the many workspaces in Zappos’ enormous headquarters in Las Vegas. Pajamas. Ping pong tables. Bean bag chairs.

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Office 365 for Nonprofit Workshop — FREE! 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."

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

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Online Courses (Storytelling). Las Vegas, Nevada: AdWords Basics. 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.

7 LGBT Tech Projects You Need to Know

Tech Soup Blog

Trans*H4ck is based in San Francisco, but has held events in Boston, Chicago, Oakland, Las Vegas, and more. In honor of LGBT Pride Month , I wanted to highlight some inspiring LGBT technology projects you should follow and champion.

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Online Courses (Storytelling). 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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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: AdWords Basics. 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.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: More Site Visits! Every month I bring you a roundup of free technology training events that will help nonprofit staffers like you build their skills.

Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Utilizing Social Media for Your Organization. TechSoup's network of nonprofit technology meetups has been growing. In fact, during the last quarter , we had 56 active groups in 19 countries!

The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Association of Donor Relations Profressionals / Las Vegas, NV / Not available. Thousands of nonprofit pros rely on our annual Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar to discover skill-building, strategy-slaying, network-enhancing nonprofit events.

Philanthropy 1.0 And The Megaphone Of Social Media - On The Scene With Shira - CBS News

AFP Blog

And The Megaphone Of Social Media - On The Scene With Shira - CBS News: "Last week, I had the opportunity to moderate a panel at the Blogworld Expo in Las Vegas. Philanthropy 1.0 The topic was: Online Locally, Act Globally.What does this mean exactly

The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

MECLABS / Las Vegas, NV / Less than $1,700. In the past year, thousands of nonprofit pros took advantage of our definitive Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar, and we're so excited to share our brand new 2016 list!

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

This month's highlights include a review of cost-saving technologies in Rhode Island, a discussion on how technology can help build community in Los Angeles, and a case study on the importance of weaving IT in to your strategic plans in Las Vegas.

The Tech Nonprofits Need to Know About from CES 2015

Tech Soup Blog

Last week, companies, journalists, and enthusiasts convened in Las Vegas to showcase what's to come in technology. It's that time of year again! I'm not talking about resolutions (though those are great too!).

Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Grant Writing 101. 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.

Behind the Intel/OLPC Breakup

AFP Blog

Behind the Intel/OLPC Breakup: "n mid-December, in the hip, Frank Gehry-designed IAC (IACI) building in New York, Intel (INTC) held a small gathering for a dozen or so journalists to preview the corporation's planned showcase at this week's 2008 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Mandalay Bay Uses SMS to Help Book Their Guests

Mobile Commons

Las Vegas hotel Mandalay Bay is going even further. We wrote yesterday that hotels are using text messages to connect their guests with amenities. They’re helping guests book their hotel stays over text.

Supporting Nonprofit Tech Educators Across the Globe

Tech Soup Blog

in congratulating NTENny Award winners and NetSquared organizers Jason King (formerly of NetSquared London), Chad Leaman (NetSquared Vancouver), Roshani Kothari (NetSquared DC), Sarah Rasmussen (PDXtech4good), and Tony Caufield (Tech4Good Las Vegas).

Mobile for Good: A Low-Key CES 2014

Tech Soup Blog

It feels odd to use "CES" and "low-key" in the same sentence because the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is anything but. This concern was reflected in a few mobile apps showing in Las Vegas.

Member Round Up: We're Up To All Good!

NTEN

Speaking of NTEN member discounts, you can also register for Interop Las Vegas at a special NTEN price! Our members have accomplished so many amazing things over the past few weeks that highlighting them all is nearly impossible. Featured in this week’s round up are discounted conference registrations and new fundraising tools. NTEN members are even using The Hunger Games buzz to educate about real world food and water issues.

Keeping appointment times from moving around

Robert Weiner

meeting, and then fly to Las Vegas and have a dinner reservation at 6:00 P.M. and the Las Vegas dinner is at 6:00 P.M., I've been trying to find a way to keep my appointment times from moving around on my calendar as I change time zones. Here's a description of the problem from Microsoft (edited to match my situation): You are traveling through multiple time zones and need the calendar to display the local time for each appointment.

Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself: Understanding Security Threats

Tech Soup Blog

On its TechNet blog , Microsoft published a presentation from the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas on attacks being carried out by computer accessories. Reading up on the latest online security threats is sort of like going to the dentist.