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. Are you brand new to QuickBooks and not sure how to best use it to track and manage your organization's finances? Or are you an advanced user looking to pick up some new tip and tricks to take your skills to the next level?

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute. Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute. Nonprofit Learning Lab / Las Vegas, NV / $85. Join donor relations and stewardship professionals from around the world this fall at the 14th Annual Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference in Las Vegas Nevada. It's finally here! If you loved our 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2019 calendar!

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Cisco Strengthens Three Square Food Bank's Network

Tech Soup Blog

Cisco donation recipient Three Square Food Bank in Las Vegas is a strong ally in this essential hunger relief work. Las Vegas was one of the hardest hit areas of the country during the great recession, experiencing the highest rate of foreclosures in the U.S. Three Square Food Bank has some special programs particularly suited to Las Vegas, one of the nation's gourmet capitals. It is the charity partner of Las Vegas Restaurant Week each summer.

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The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

EveryAction

Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute. Las Vegas Nonprofit Institute. Nonprofit Learning Lab / Las Vegas, NV / $95. Join donor relations and stewardship professionals from around the world this fall at the 14th Annual Association of Donor Relations Professionals International Conference in Las Vegas Nevada. It's finally here! If you loved our 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar get ready for our new, improved, and updated 2018 calendar!

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Highlights this month include website accessibility in Portland, Oregon; project management in Boston, Massachusetts; and data visualization in Las Vegas, Nevada. Las Vegas, Nevada: Data Visualization: Turning Information into Action. Las Vegas, Nevada: Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: It's Not That Hard to Be Secure. Las Vegas, Nevada: QuickBooks Made Easy. October is here, which means we can't ignore the fact that fall has arrived.

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.

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

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. It’s the former City Hall of Las Vegas, which makes the outside of Zappos deceptively rigid, official, and, well, civic. Pajamas. Ping pong tables. Bean bag chairs.

10 Top Virtual Events from the Tech Industry

AccelEvents

Hosted by Hewlett Packard company Aruba Networks, Atmosphere 2020 was supposed to be in Las Vegas in March. One of the best ways to showcase new tech designs and products is through an industry event.

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. Using a you@YourOrganization.org email address will make you look more professional and established, which will help when you apply for grants or recruit volunteers.

New E-Reader Technologies and Social Benefit Organizations

Tech Soup Blog

The annual Las Vegas tradeshow reveals the hottest new technologies, coolest gadgets, and flashiest concepts for all the geeky gear I hold dear. Just like any good tech geek, I've been reading reviews and jealously drooling all the photos and videos of upcoming products shown at this past week's Consumer Electronics Show (CES).

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society - Untitled Article

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Other Benetech staff are here and at the Las Vegas convention of the American Council of the Blind. I am in Louisville, KY, this week, at the annual convention of the National Federation of the Blind. The highlight this week was our Bookshare.org user group meeting. We received so much positive feedback about the service: we packed the room with blind people passionate about reading.

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? Las Vegas, Nevada: Benefits of Donor Software and How It Maximizes Your Fundraising Revenues. Webinars are awesome, and so are blog posts.

Upcoming Conference Roundup (February - March 2012)

Care2

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.

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. -->. -->. Las Vegas, Nevada: Strategic Plans: What Are They and Why Should You Have One. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts?

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. It’s the former City Hall of Las Vegas, which makes the outside of Zappos deceptively rigid, official, and, well, civic. Pajamas. Ping pong tables. Bean bag chairs.

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.

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. We try not to involve ourselves in partisan politics, and for good reason: there’s no use in further dividing ourselves when we’re trying to positively impact the world.

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. So if you're looking to build your skills and find your fellow accidental techies, there's probably a group near you! Keep reading for a roundup of upcoming events or search the directory.

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. Today, we're excited to announce the all-new list for 2017! Bookmark it, share it, love it, and download it for Google or Outlook.

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.

10 Top Virtual Events from the Tech Industry

AccelEvents

Hosted by Hewlett Packard company Aruba Networks, Atmosphere 2020 was supposed to be in Las Vegas in March. One of the best ways to showcase new tech designs and products is through an industry event.

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. Las Vegas, Nevada: Strategic Plans: What Are They and Why Should You Have One. You're reading the TechSoup blog, so you're probably already comfortable with using technology in your work.

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. While diverse in their missions, these projects all have the common threads of inclusivity, support, and access. Trans*H4ck.

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. We try not to involve ourselves in partisan politics, and for good reason: there’s no use in further dividing ourselves when we’re trying to positively impact the world.

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. It's important to understand some common pitfalls when using managed IT service providers (MSPs). Then you can ensure you've got the proper protocols and agreements in place to avoid those pitfalls.

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.

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

Tech Soup Blog

Las Vegas, Nevada: Cybersecurity for Nonprofits: It's Not That Hard to Be Secure. Las Vegas, Nevada: QuickBooks Made Easy. 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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How Networked Nonprofits Use Twitter and Other Things I learned in Vegas

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, I parachuted into BlogWorld 2010 in Las Vegas for less than 24 hours. I presented on two panels (How Nonprofits Use Twitter and CrowdSourced Philanthropy) in the Cause Track curated by Chris Noble and the good folks at WhatGives. This post is a quick round up of what I learned in Vegas and sharing it here because it’s too good to stay in Vegas! Insights From Vegas. How networked nonprofits use twitter.

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. That's why we're thrilled that NetSquared is joining TechSoup in having a strong presence at this year's Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington, DC.

Green Products at the 2010 Consumer Electronics Show

Tech Soup Blog

The CES show takes place in Las Vegas every year and showcases all the new electronics gizmos. I wasn't able to go to the 2010 CES Consumer Electronics Show this year, but I'm assured by TreeHugger , which reviews the show each year, especially the new green tech gadgets, that it was largely nothing much new. The show hosts 110,000 visitors who view the offerings of 2,500 companies. The event sprawls over 1.8 million square feet of exhibition space. It's a huge show.

The Generosity of the TwiterVerse: Wall of fame

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Jeremiah O wyang ReTweets from Las Vegas and we're up to 520! I tweeted my last fundraising appeal. And Connie Reece responded. Thank you Connie! The baseline number of the Leaderboard is 485. I'll update as we go. thank you. You can donate here. I also did some PM on Twitter/email which resulted in some blog posts, like this one from JD Lasica , Beth Dunn , Michele Martin , Bob Uva , and Nhuong Song ! Thank you! We're at 491! Help us win $50,000 for the Sharing Foundation!

[Opinion] Millennials and the Fight Against Hate

Achieve

And, even as I write this blog (October 1st), another 58 innocent lives were just taken and more than 500 additional people were injured in Las Vegas because of one person’s blatant disregard for the value of human life.

Three Upcoming Nonprofit Events and Conferences to Check Out

Care2

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.

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. 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.

When a blog post takes a life of its own

Judi Sohn

In December 1994, on our last night of vacation in Las Vegas, Eric and I had tickets to see Cirque Du Soleil at Treasure Island. We decided to skip dinner before the show, instead sharing a popcorn during the performance with the intent to grab something more substantial afterwards. As the show was ending, I started feeling uncomfortable. Bloated, queasy and I had a sharp pain under the right side of my ribcage.

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When a blog post takes a life of its own

Judi Sohn

In December 1994, on our last night of vacation in Las Vegas, Eric and I had tickets to see Cirque Du Soleil at Treasure Island. We decided to skip dinner before the show, instead sharing a popcorn during the performance with the intent to grab something more substantial afterwards. As the show was ending, I started feeling uncomfortable. Bloated, queasy and I had a sharp pain under the right side of my ribcage.

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Internet Soup

Connection Cafe

For the unfamiliar, Desert Bus is a Sega CD game that involves driving a bus from Tucson to Las Vegas, in fantastically exciting real-time. Author: Noah Cooper. These are some things from the internet that I think are insightful/interesting/other words that start with "in": Desert Bus for Hope is pretty much my favorite charitable campaign of all time, and it's only 59 days and counting until Desert Bus 5!

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!). From new connected cars to "smart" baby pacifiers, CES (Consumer Electronics Show) 2015 ran the gamut of new gadgets. My colleague Jim Lynch and I have been following the CES news closely and picked the most intriguing technology to come out of the show.

I Accomplished My 2015 Goal!

Eric Jacobson

My favorite moments from the 50 races this year were: Rock 'n' Roll Las Vegas - The 5K and 10K had been on my bucket list for years. I hit my 2015 fitness goal - run 50 competitive races during the year. Between March 14 and December 13, I ran: 4 10K races 1 8K race 45 5K races Motivational Compete Every Day T-shirts kept me inspired and driven. Thank you! Thanks, too, to KC Running Company , for expertly organizing and timing most of the 50 races.

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. While you know it's important for your overall well-being, it can sometimes be a bit, well, painful. Luckily for you, we're big nerds here at TechSoup and read up on security threats for you.

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). Las Vegas, Nevada: Project Management Basics. 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.

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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. That's why we do an annual survey of our members — because our local volunteers are always striving to figure out how they can help your nonprofit use technology to do more good. Why Are You a NetSquared Member?

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