Microsoft Cloud License Prices Are Increasing in September


Microsoft has announced it will be increasing nonprofit pricing for selected Microsoft 365 and Office 365 licenses on September 1, 2022. This will apply to new and existing customers. The Cloud Tech Planning

Utilization Requirements for Donated Microsoft Cloud Licenses


A recent policy change that Microsoft put into place will impact nonprofits that have acquired donated Microsoft 365 or Office 365 licenses.


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Free Avast License KEY & Activation Code 2020

Find the free stuff

Obviously, Avast Premier doesn’t come for free – the 1-year license for a single PC starts at $69.99 You can select your license length and number of PCs during the checkout. The post Free Avast License KEY & Activation Code 2020 appeared first on

License your photos and more on Facebook

Amy Sample Ward

This blog has a Creative Commons license. Because Creative Commons licenses help creators, sharers, and readers enjoy online content respectfully. So, when I saw that Creative Commons released a version of the licensing and an application for Facebook , I had to check it out! “CC licenses enable anyone to specify to the public how they want their work to be used. CC licenses make it easier to be clear about how you want your content used.

License and Registration, Please


When I got a new Blackberry a year or so ago, I was excited to see an application on it called Password Keeper, which allowed me to keep all of my website registration information in one convenient place – protected by a password, natch. Whether it’s a banking website, a magazine subscription, or just a social networking site like Facebook, it seems as though every website these days allows users to register for a username and password

Nonprofits, Get Your License to Design!

Tech Soup Blog

Get your design driver's license by taking a few of TechSoup's online design courses. Get your design license. Go from zero to 60 — or at least gather enough speed to get on the highway entrance — with our Design for Nondesigner course series. They're built to help you gain speed and competency with design software and best practices.

Making Sense of Software Licensing

Robert Weiner

Software licenses! Take the complexity of technology and stir in the complexity of the legal system and what do you get? TechSoup

What to Expect from the Summer ’21 Release

Cloud 4 Good

There are several new, exciting tools for Salesforce Administrators in the Salesforce Summer ’21 Release , such as Learning Paths and the Active Licenses tab. Easily Track Active Licenses.

Lame spam of the day: Termination of my CPA license

Robert Weiner

I didn't even know I had a CPA license, and now it's being revoked. Subject: Your accountant license can be revoked. Subject: Termination of your accountant license. Subject: Your accountant CPA license termination. I'm crushed. Over and over (19 times in the past 2 days!). According to the AICPA's web site it's a phishing scam. Unlike most lame spam, at least they bothered to make it look real.

Enabling a Participatory Culture using Creative Commons Licenses

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Subsequently, I invited Gautam John who works with Pratham Books to write a guest post about their social publishing strategy where he briefly touched upon their use of Creative Commons licenses. In this post, shares more about how his organization uses Creative Commons licenses and why he thinks it is important for your organization to consider it too. Enabling a Participatory Culture using Creative Commons Licenses by Gautam John.

Licensing and TechSoup: A Quick Guide

Tech Soup Blog

Even so, I managed to carve out some time to quickly touch on a subject that we get a many questions about on the phones: Licensing. When browsing through the donated and discounted products available through TechSoup and trying to figure out what the licensing options and agreements are for the different items, it is safest to assume that (unless otherwise stated in the product title) each product or quantity will include one Software License. with 5-User License).

A hole in your license = no fly zone

Robert Weiner

I recently renewed my California driver's license. The clerk punched a hole in the license and gave me a paper "temporary license." " I didn ’t recall this procedure from my last renewal 10 years ago and assumed my old license would be valid until the printed expiration date several weeks hence. I was mildly surprised when I was asked to show the temporary license when I boarded an airplane from San Francisco to L.A.

Creative Commons Licensed Music for Your Videos

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He mentioned using Creative Commons licensed music. Depending on the CC license, you should be able to use them without too much trouble. Generally CC licenses allow for use as long as it's noncommercial, you credit the source, and the license on the thing you are making with the music is also CC. Nathan Ketsdever dropped a comment in the Tips for YouTube and Viral Video with lots of examples from e-politics. see his live blogging of last night's YouTube debates).

Best Practices Using Creatives Commons License

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Photo by Cambodia4kids Creative Commons License. This post titled " To My Readers: Avoiding Plagiarism, Understanding the Creative Commons License " made some great points about giving attribution in blog posts beyond a link. More about Open Content and Creative Commons licenses here. I discovered a new blog called Blogging Jewish Philanthropy by ( hat tip Tactical Philanthropy blog).

How to License Hyper-V on Windows 2008

Tech Soup Blog

Petri IT Knowledge Base, an excellent IT resource from Microsoft MVP in Israel, posted a plain-English post on Windows 2008 licensing concerns when using Hyper-V technology. Definitely bookmark-worthy if you are planning on virtualizing in the near future using this technology.

New Tutorial: How to Get Started with the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Center

Tech Soup Blog

Topics covered include taking the first steps toward accessing the Volume Licensing Service Center, what you may need to do before retrieving your donation, and signing up for a Windows Live ID. Check out Microsoft's tutorials on the Microsoft Volume Licensing site. Over the past months, TechSoup has been answering the call from the community to provide short, video tutorials on topics of interest to nonprofits and libraries. rumor about nonprofit licenses | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) eCRM , nptech , rumor about nonprofit licenses 03.13.07 | 3136 6 Comments [link] 2007-03-13+17%3A59%3A13 Allan+Benamer Before or by the NTEN NTC , will offer the specific licensing fees for nonprofits that have more than 10 users. I always knew this had to happen but I’m hearing a ballpark figure of a 75% discount on their normal licensing fees.

Free/Open Source licenses upheld in court


From Lawrence Lessig, big news for anyone who cares about the legal underpinnings of the free software movement : I am very proud to report today that the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (THE “IP&# court in the US) has upheld a free (ok, they call them “open source&# ) copyright license [PDF] , explicitly pointing to the work of Creative Commons and others. The specific license at issue was the Artistic License.) theory of the GPL and all CC licenses.

QuickBooks Premier Editions 2011 (with 3 User Licenses) (Includes Nonprofit Edition), Admin Fee: $99.00 USD

Robert Weiner

Accounting and financial management software with a choice from six. editions (electronic delivery only). TechSoup

Intuit QuickBooks Premier Editions 2010 (with 3 User License) (TechSoup Limited), Admin Fee: $65.00 USD

Robert Weiner

Limited offer: Accounting and financial management software with a choice from six editions (electronic delivery only). TechSoup

Giveaway: A License for Techsmith's Screencasting Tools - Camtasia and Snagit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The good folks at TechSmith have given me a free license for Snagit (screencapture tool) and Camtasia (the screencasting editing and capture suite) to give away to a nonprofit. Two years ago, I got little obsessed with screencasting hoping that more nonprofits would use the tools for training materials or maybe even fundraising. If you travel through my flickrstream , you'll see that I'm addicted to screenshooting - taking stills of the screen. There's no better tool for that than snagit.

Microsoft Office 2010 Now Available Through Volume Licensing; Office 2003 Discontinued

Tech Soup Blog

This is still true, but we have more good news for TechSoup users who received donations of Microsoft Office 2007 or 2003 in the past two years, and therefore have current Software Assurance benefits: you can now upgrade to Microsoft Office 2010 for free directly from Microsoft through the Volume Licensing Service Center (VLSC). A couple of weeks ago we announced that we're expecting Microsoft Office 2010 at TechSoup in early June.

How To Find CC-Licensed Flickr Photos for Your Blog

Wild Apricot

Suppose you’re writing about Earth Hour (this year it’s 8:30 – 9:30 pm on Saturday, March 27th). You want a picture that attracts the eye and helps your readers to see at a glance what your blog post is about — stars? candles? a city skyline before the lights go out? — but you don’t have the time or opportunity to go take a photograph. No problem. Stock photo sites often have great deals on low-cost images for your blog or website. but what if your budget is a big fat zero? Again, no problem.

Licorize To-Do Manager for Bookmarks - Free Premium License to Nonprofits

Wild Apricot is a new web-based bookmarking service that collects all your bookmarks into a project-based to-do list so you can actually "get links done" – alone or in collaboration – and nonprofits may request a free Premium account.( read more ).

What A Second Grader Knows About Creative Commons Licensing.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I wanted him to appreciate Creative Commons and not just think of it as "those t-shirts that mommy makes me wear" So, we sat down tonight and he shared what he learned about the Creative Commons "by" license -- attribution is a big word for an eight-year old. Harry is in second grade and he is very much a digital native. He's pretty smart too.

How to license mixed media, without a law degree

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

s licensing and that of the sound bite? When deciding where to indicate licensing information, it is again a case of ???more on Magnatune there is a clear link to license information for that album. If you upload your images to Flickr, the license information is displayed on the photo page ; 3) Embed the license information directly into the file. license to play the song. Beth's Flickr Stream.

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Share, Use, Remix: An Overview of Creative Commons


Plus, it lays out the set of circumstances where nonprofits may use content that is licensed under one of the Creative Commons Non-Commercial licenses. 14ntc copyright license creative commons nptech nten Social Media Strategy Web Sites Communications Carly Leinheiser. Associate Attorney. Perlman & Perlman, LLP. Copyright laws can be confusing and so mired in legalese that they're almost incomprehensible.

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Creative Commons Licensing Teachable Moment and An Apology!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

of the power of the "by" license and had just turned my default to it. I put that photo under that license because that was the default licensing available in flickr. At the time, I was pretty darn clueless about creative commons licensing and the why it is important. Thank you again This brings me to the photo at the top of this page as sort of test of my creative commons licensing skills.

What happens when you set your content free with creative commons licensing?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I use the " BY Attribution " creative commons license. I've used this license. I've even taught my children about creative commons (check out Harry's screencast - What A Second Grader Knows About Creative Commons that earned him a feature story in the School Library Association Journal) All of this assumes that people really bother to look at the license, understand it , and respect the rules. I created a version to teach folks about creative commons licensing.

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Two Cool Tools to Search Flickr for CC License

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Web FlickrCC via Stephen Downes Search for and edit photos on flickr that use creative commons licensing Searching through flickr to find photos that are interesting and by creative commons using the flickr search is sort of a pain. Here's two tools that play with the flick API that let you add annotations. The one mentioned by Stephen Downes has an online image editor. Cogdogblog walks you through using it. FlickrStorm.

Great reads from around the web on March 30th

Amy Sample Ward

" roundup best bookmarks casestudies decisionmaking facebook global howto license list lists metrics ngos nonprofits photos postalicious resources socialchange socialmedia strategy tools wireframeI 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 March 30th).

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Singapore licenses are online! « Creative Commons Singapore

AFP Blog

Singapore licenses are online! Creative Commons Singapore: "Singapore licenses are online!In Yes, after some delay, the Singapore versions of the Creative Commons licenses are now online and available for all Singapore-based In all the enthusiasm after we finally made it and among the million other things each one of us is involved in we neglected to communicate the merry news on this blog.

Microsoft to Issue Blanket License to NGOs - PCWorld Business Center

AFP Blog

Microsoft to Issue Blanket License to NGOs - PCWorld Business Center: "Microsoft will issue a blanket software license to nonprofit groups and journalist groups outside the U.S. after the New York Times reported that Russian police have used software copyright raids to seize computers of activist groups

Want More Donations? Hold Off On Thank Yous


web charitable donation donation increase donations fundraising fundraising ideas generosity giving moral licensing Nonprofits Want your donors to give you more money? Don''t tell them thank you (at least, not at first). The post Want More Donations? Hold Off On Thank Yous appeared first on The See3 Blog.

How Use Creative Commons Licensing and Flickr To Find Powerful Visuals for Your Presentations

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This screencast focuses on how nonprofits can use flickr and creative commons licensing to search for powerful visuals to use in their presentations without violating copyright laws. And, depending on the license, you are free to use many of them. A nonprofit organized named Creative Commons has made it easy for flickr photographers to share or protect their photos by developing flexible and voluntary "some rights reserved" copyright licenses for creative works.

Upcoming Webinar: Downloading Your Microsoft Donations Tomorrow!

Tech Soup Blog

This webinar is intended for nonprofit or library professionals who want to learn more about the Microsoft Software Donation Program and visit the Volume Licensing Service Center. Event Online Seminar Microsoft VLSC webinars tsevent Microsoft Software Donation Program downloading software Volume Licensing Service Center Interested in receiving donated Microsoft software. through TechSoup? Already have a donation fulfillment email sitting in. your organization's inbox?

Speaking of open social networks …

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

is a microblogging service based on an open source project, Laconica , and all of the updates are copyrighted by a Creative Commons (Attribution) license. Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Speaking of open social networks … August 14, 2008 I just joined

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10 Helpful Cloud-Based Tools for Nonprofits in 2022


You can also add and remove licenses as needed, which helps you to avoid paying for licenses you aren't using. Moving to a cloud-first model comes with improved security, reduced costs, and increased flexibility for your team.

TechSoup Content Now Available Under Creative Commons License :: PNNOnline ::

AFP Blog

TechSoup Content Now Available Under Creative Commons License :: PNNOnline :: : "TechSoup Content Now Available Under Creative Commons License Posted by: laurakujawski on Tuesday, February 14, 2006 Topic Special Features TechSoup, the nonprofit technology Web site, today announced that most of its content is now available for reprint to nonprofits, schools, and libraries under a Creative Commons License.

Get a Google Earth Pro License for Free! - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


60) Search « NPower Greater DC Region Technology Innovation Award | Main | Building a Successful Internet Presence » Tuesday Aug 21 2007 Get a Google Earth Pro License for Free! frogloop Home frogloop Home Receive monthly updates Subscribe to our RSS feed Follow frogloop on Twitter Most Popular Posts Social Network ROI Calculator Social Networking for Nonprofits: ROI, Tracking Tools and More "While Theyre Hot!"