NetSquared October Event Preview

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Last month was a monster for NetSquared - we held 48 events during Social Media September , including 14 workshops and nine social media surgeries. October’s NetSquared Events. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Washington, DC: NetSquared meetup.

Data Digest: Maps, Trends, and a Social Progress Index

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Data Digest: Maps, Trends, and a Social Progress Index : Data Digest is a weekly round-up of the latest news on data-related projects in the nonprofit sector, compiled and authored by Keisha Taylor of GuideStar International and TechSoup Global. It originally appeared on NetSquared. This week, the call for data measurement in the social sector heightens with the proposition of a Social Progress Index and ways that NGOs can use data maps to increase effectiveness.

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NetSquared: In the Beginning

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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. An example of an API is when you put a Bing or Google Map on your website.). The NetSquared website was itself designed to be a model Web 2.0 Google Maps. " NetSquared Up Close and Personal.

NetSquared Mid-October Event Preview

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Huddle up with your #nptech colleagues at a NetSquared meetup to keep warm and learn about the latest trends in nonprofit technology. October’s NetSquared Events. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? What have NetSquared groups been up to recently? NetSquared Vancouver shows you how to create great campaign videos. Event NetSquared tsevent

30 Days of NetSquared Events

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What has NetSquared got planned for the next month? Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Busia, Kenya: NetSquared Kenya Monthly Meeting. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Washington, DC NetSquared Meetup. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Kisumu, Kenya: Mozilla Make a Party Western Kenya joins together with Netsquared Kenya.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

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NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. NetSquared organizers plan events because they have skills to share, want to give back, and want to make the world a better place. Newest NetSquared Groups. Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Abuja in Abuja, Nigeria. NetSquared Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach, Florida. Don't have a NetSquared group near you?

Growing the NetSquared Community

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The Ambassadors are senior NetSquared leaders who offer their support to other organizers in their country or region, allowing us to serve members in different time zones and in languages other than English. We've been testing the Ambassador model for the last two years, and it has been been instrumental in the growth of NetSquared. Find your closest NetSquared group and event by searching the NetSquared website. Or, apply today to start your own NetSquared group!

NetSquared Gets Down to Business This Summer

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NetSquared is taking it easy this summer! We gotta keep those NetSquared organizers busy! We sent official “NetSquared , a Project of TechSoup” cards to 22 groups this summer. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN’s Tech Clubs and HandsOn Tech. New York, NY: GEO Tools and Google Maps for Nonprofits. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup.

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 15, 2013

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Find your local #nptech tribe by joining a NetSquared Local group. This Week’s NetSquared Events. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Taipei, Taiwan: Homemade online map showing geographic data. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? Event NetSquared tsevent

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 1

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NetSquared Local is growing! NetSquared believes that the best way to build a strong, self- sufficient community of #nptech practitioners is for us to go outside and get face-to-face. We challenge you to join a NetSquared Local group or start your own ! What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently? This Week’s NetSquared Events. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group?

NetSquared Local Events: Week of June 24

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NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all! What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently? NetSquared DC dug into the strategy of the PoPville blog during Making of a Prince: Prince of Petworth. This Week’s NetSquared Events. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group? Event NetSquared tsevent

NetSquared in May: Healthy as an Ox

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That means it’s time for our monthly roundup of all the crazy goodness created by NetSquared Local in May. What is NetSquared Local? NetSquared Local is TechSoup’s volunteer-driven network of nonprofit tech meetups and salons. This is the first step in her grand plan to build a regional hub of NetSquared organizers. NetSquared Local organizers rallied around Ushahidi’s BRCK kickstarter. Why was NetSquared created? June already?

NetSquared Local: Week of June 10, 2013

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That’s why NetSquared Twin Cities is co-hosting a happy hour this week for nonprofits and technology folk in Minneapolis-St. NetSquared Local believes that the best way to build a strong, self sufficient community of #nptech practitioners is for us to go outside and get face-to-face. We challenge you to join a NetSquared Local group or start your own ! What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently? This Week’s NetSquared Events. NetSquared.

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

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Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. If you're holding monthly events that gather the #nptech community, let me know , and I'll include you in the next community calendar, or apply today to start your own NetSquared group. Houston, Texas: NetSquared Houston.

NetSquared Local Events in the First Half of August

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NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings… but we all know that meetings are boring! Find your local #nptech tribe by joining a NetSquared Local group. August’s NetSquared Events. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Austin, TX: Austin 501 Tech Club & Netsquared Happy Hour. Don’t have a local NetSquared Local group?

NetSquared Local Events: Week of June 17, 2013

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We are deep into June already, but NetSquared Local isn’t taking a vacation! NetSquared Local believes that the best way to build a strong, self sufficient community of #nptech practitioners is for us to go outside and get face-to-face. We challenge you to join a NetSquared Local group or start your own ! What have NetSquared Local groups been up to recently? Using NetSquared Camp as an example, he introduces readers to the participant-driven unconference model.

Event-Planning Tips from NetSquared Organizers

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TechSoup's NetSquared initiative hosts meetups every month around the world for people who care about technology and social change. After years of hosting local events, NetSquared has amassed a considerable amount of experience planning, marketing, and hosting local events. We've compiled a lot of that expertise into the NetSquared Community Organizer's Handbook. Photo: Houston NetSquared , Schipul , CC licenseIs your organization planning an event?

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

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National Volunteer Week has come and gone, but I ask you to join me every week in celebrating the amazing contributions of TechSoup's NetSquared community. Well, the average NetSquared organizer spends 8.2 Find your closest NetSquared group. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Or, apply today to start your own NetSquared group.

Data Digest — Maps, Trends, and a Social Progress Index

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on NetSquared. This week, the call for data measurement in the social sector heightens with the proposition of a Social Progress Index and ways that NGOs can use data maps to increase effectiveness. Data Maps. How NGOs Are Using Data Maps to Communicate Problems. He says that NGOs' international reach and abundance of data makes using data analysis and mapping technologies crucial. Open Source philanthropy data open data big data maps Social Progress Index

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What's NetSquared Up to in May?

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Here’s your monthly update from the world of NetSquared Local. What Is NetSquared Local? NetSquared Local is TechSoup's volunteer-driven network of nonprofit tech meetups and salons. NetSquared Local groups hold monthly in-person events for anyone interested in the connection of technology and social impact. Check out our map of events to find your closest group. How big is the NetSquared Local community?

How the NetSquared Challenges Have Accelerated Tech for Good

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The NetSquared Challenges Foster Tech Innovation. Ushahidi entered our legendary third NetSquared Mashup Challenge in Santa Clara, California in May 2008. TechSoup partnered with agencies like USAID and tech companies like Microsoft and Yahoo to host these "tech for good" challenges annually via our NetSquared program. First, tech-for-good projects (either nonprofit or commercial) submitted a description of their project on the NetSquared website.

Congrats to the NetSquared Winners!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The last leg of the journey was to attend the Netsquared Conference (N2Y3) where three winners of the NetSquared Mashup Challenge were selected by conference participants. Erik shared his excitement in a post over at NetSquared. Ushahidi: Mapping Reports Of Post-Election Violence In Kenya. Also a NetSquared winner.). Click to play I'm finally home and off the red eye!

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

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Luckily for you, NetSquared is here to keep you on track. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people who want to use technology for good. See if there's a group close to you by searching our map. Don't have a NetSquared group near you? This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Or, apply today to start your own NetSquared group.

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

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That's why TechSoup created NetSquared , our global network of volunteer-led Tech4Good meetups. We believe that NGOs learn best from each other, so NetSquared provides a platform where we can come together face to face to share technology tips and create a community of practice around tech for good. NetSquared's direct on-the-ground support of nonprofits gives us a unique insight into the technology needs of small grassroots nonprofits.

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Need Hands-on Help? NetSquared's Free Workshops Are in Your Community

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That's why TechSoup supports a global network of tech trainers called NetSquared. NetSquared groups focus on topics that address their unique local tech challenges, but once a quarter, we select a common theme. Find your closest NetSquared group. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Or, apply today to start your own NetSquared group.

Vote in NetSquared’s Mashup Challange | Beaconfire Wire

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Maybe » Vote in NetSquared’s Mashup Challange Posted Thursday, March 20th, 2008 at 1:16 pm by John Brian (91 posts) Voting ends tomorrow for NetSquared’s Mashup Challange, a competition to find great mashups for social change. Skip to content Clients Services Portfolio About Us Contact Blog Home > Blog Recent Posts 07/16/2010: The Wisdom of the Old Spice Man 07/12/2010: Is your online campaign going to succeed?

Mapping Your Nonprofit: An Intro to GIS - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

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60) Search « Mastering Integrated Marketing: Interview with Jessica Grounds | Main | Every Woman Counts Launch Meeting » Friday Sep 28 2007 Mapping Your Nonprofit: An Intro to GIS Friday, September 28, 2007 at 11:46AM | by Hatef Yamini As a co-organizer of NetSquared DC , I helped design a presentation on the topic of GIS and mapping technology as applied to nonprofits. I youve ever wondered how mapping can help your nonprofit, this is THE webinar to attend.

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Netsquared Announces the 21 Featured Projects! Congrats!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Featured Projects will be going on to the NetSquared Conference and have an opportunity to receive cash, tech and consulting resources. Maps 2.0 ??? YouthAssets - Connecting the World's Most Vulnerable Youth [link] The Netsquared welcomes everyone's ideas and suggestions in the comments of this post: [link There were 150+ submitted nominations and 3,000+ people voted and 21 projects were selected.

Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map | Beaconfire Wire

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Serious Games » Putting Caribbean Projects on the (Google) Map Posted Tuesday, November 13th, 2007 at 6:00 pm by Suzette Gardner (4 posts) Small towns hardly make big news in the world of online marketing technology; small islands even less so. While most of us have gotten over Google putting small town America on the map??in Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti and Trinidad are just a few Caribbean islands that can be Googled down to 110 ft scaled maps in both satellite and hybrid.

nfp 2.0 » Mapping your donors with a widget

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Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0 whitewater widgets yak shack January 4th, 2007 Mapping your donors with a widget I have to point you over to Beth Kanter’s post about the new ChipIn mapping widget that mashes Googlemaps with GEO-IP tracking of donations.

NetSquared Mashup Challenge: How Do You Combine Data for Social Change?

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As some of you know, part of my work is being the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup that facilitates the adoption of social web tools by nonprofits and NGOs. We're hosting a contest called the NetSquared Mashup Challenge that I wanted to let you know about, and am hoping that you'll pass on to social changemakers and web innovators in your community. NetSquared badges to put on your blog, web site or email signature. •

Let’s Connect at the NTC!

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NetSquared Open Space (NOS): APIs and Open Data. Who : Facilitating: Amy Sample Ward | NetSquared; Billy Bicket | NetSquared. The NetSquared team will be working the room to activate and facilitate conversations so everyone can enjoy the ride. Who : NetSquared and other Community Organizers. Who : Speakers: Amy Sample Ward | Netsquared; Debra Askanase; Ivan Boothe. Tags: events 10ntc netsquared nten presentation

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Crowdsourcing: Community vs Crowd

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Here’s 5 key steps to mapping your work towards metrics: Problem : Be as specific as possible, focus on the problems you will be addressing directly (not just changing the world). Tags: challenge community presentation beth kanter crowds crowdsourcing netsquared nten sxsw I’m really excited and honored to be speaking today at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, TX, on a panel with Beth Kanter, Dave Neff, Holly Ross and Kari Saratovsky.

Mapping Your Nonprofit: An Intro to GIS - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

60) Search « Mastering Integrated Marketing: Interview with Jessica Grounds | Main | Every Woman Counts Launch Meeting » Friday Sep 28 2007 Mapping Your Nonprofit: An Intro to GIS Friday, September 28, 2007 at 11:46AM | by Hatef Yamini As a co-organizer of NetSquared DC , I helped design a presentation on the topic of GIS and mapping technology as applied to nonprofits. I youve ever wondered how mapping can help your nonprofit, this is THE webinar to attend.

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09NTC: Let’s Connect in San Fran!

Amy Sample Ward

NetSquared’s Global Community Builder , Amy Sample Ward, will be at the NTC this year to connect and collaborate with friends, colleagues and new faces in the sector. Here’s how to find Amy and connect with NetSquared. NetSquared Office Hours. Have questions about NetSquared, Net Tuesdays or innovation Challenges? Intesreted to learn more about how NetSquared is connecting those at the intersection of social media and social change?

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2011 NTC Preview: Going Online for Capacity Mapping and Resource Matching: The Big Picture

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If you think that a mash-up of online tools for capacity mapping and resource matching would assist nonprofits, philanthropies, and the communities that they serve, then we invite you join us at our upcoming session at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference. Here are some categories of data that being used by various capacity mapping and resource matching projects that I think are significant: Immediate information.

Vote for Genocide Intervention Network’s Netsquared Mashup | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Genocide Intervention Network , Ivan Boothe , Netsquared contest Vote for Genocide Intervention Network’s Netsquared Mashup 03.24.08 | 3358 2 Comments [link] Vote+for+Genocide+Intervention+Network%27s+Netsquared+Mashup 2008-03-24+19%3A06%3A08 Allan+Benamer Ivan Boothe has asked me to vote for Genocide Intervention Project’s mashup via Facebook so I shall and I’m asking you to consider doing so as well.

Keeping an Eye on the Nonprofit Sector and other great finds via Netsquared

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I just discovered a new (to me anyway) blog on nonprofits called the Nonprofit Eye via a provocative post on the Netsquared Community Blog. She recently introduced her blog on the Netsquared site: Don't know where I fit in the scheme of things here, but I have to start somewhere. If you are a visual/spatial type, check out their route on a Wayfaring map and their flickr stream. And, finally, this podcast from the Gender and the Social Web panel at netsquared conference.

Join a Nonprofit Tech User Group This August

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Your NetSquared organizers are gearing up for Social Media September , a month of social media for social good -themed events. Find your local #nptech tribe and consider sharing your skills as a volunteer surgeon by joining a NetSquared Local group. August’s NetSquared Events. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Washington, DC: NetSquared Meetup.

Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

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NetSquared is here to help you along the way with everything from slide templates to planning checklists. Not sure if hosting a NetSquared group is for you? There's probably a NetSquared group near you , but if there isn't, we'll help you start your own. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , HandsOn Tech , DataKind , and more. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Monthly Meetup.

How Digital Democracy Empowers Marginalized Communities

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Many years ago, NetSquared hosted challenges and conferences to highlight and bring together fledging social entrepreneurs. This work included developing a secure system to track, map, and report incidents of gender-based violence; an emergency hotline; and media training to support women in documenting and sharing their experiences. netsquared digital divide

Join Us for Local and Virtual Events This Week With Social Media September

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Get answers to your tech challenges at a NetSquared meetup (see list below). Check out this video from NetSquared Northern Michigan’s recent meeting. ” September’s NetSquared Events. Find your closest NetSquared group on our global map. Adidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Victoria, Canada: The Art of Digital Storytelling - A NetSquared Victoria Panel.

nfp 2.0 » The Best use of Google Maps, full stop

Rebooting Charity

Skip navigation Recent Posts Natural blog cycle Buzz Director: the spacewalk metaphor Group fundraising primer When pictures speak a thousand words Another shout for a Netsquared Europe Communicating the soul of your non-profit My Fundraising 2.0 whitewater widgets yak shack October 13th, 2006 The Best use of Google Maps, full stop The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children ( NSPCC ) has a long history of embracing innovation to raise awareness of its cause.