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Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

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!

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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space. 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. More than 20 NetSquared-affiliated organizers will be at the conference — look for the people wearing NetSquared pins. Find your closest NetSquared group.

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NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's NetSquared is the world's largest volunteer-driven network of in-person nonprofit technology training and peer support events. Check out NetSquared's year-in-review report and discover what topics are most popular with our attendees and how NetSquared organizers creating communities of practice for TechSoup members. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunches: Visual Communications.

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Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

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.

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Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's NetSquared meetups will bring local nonprofits free digital storytelling workshops in more than 40 cities between August and October. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Or, apply today to start your own NetSquared group. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Optimizing Your Communications for Mobile | Minnesota Council of Nonprofits (Free).

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Get Fundraising Tips at a NetSquared Community Event

Tech Soup Blog

Your local NetSquared group is here to help with free, in-person events being held across the U.S. NetSquared organizers are also offering hands-on Office 365 workshops this fall to help small nonprofits set up email with their own domain name. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Or you can apply today to start your own NetSquared group.

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NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

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.

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

Tech Soup Blog

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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Love to Learn Tech Tips in Person? NetSquared Is for You!

Tech Soup Blog

Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free and low-cost nonprofit technology events and workshops to more than 50 cities. If you want to network with your peers or love to learn at live, in-person events, NetSquared is the place for 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.

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Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

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. 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. Paul, Minnesota: Print and Digital Newsletters | MCN Communications Round Table.

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

Tech Soup Blog

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.

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Your #NPtech Community Calendar for July

Tech Soup Blog

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. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch.

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

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing! Find your closest NetSquared group. As a NetSquared organizer, you will become known as someone who's a leader in the Tech4Good community. Here are the top nine cities without a NetSquared group and an estimate of how many potential members are waiting for you on meetup.com. Start a NetSquared group. --> Upcoming Tech4Good Events. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Communications Networking Lunch.

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Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

If there isn't a group nearby, we'll help you start your own NetSquared group. Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Abuja]([link] in Abuja, Nigeria --> --> What have NetSquared groups been up to recently? This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Getting the Most Mileage from Annual Reports. Paul, Minnesota: QuickBooks Made Easy.

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Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared gathers together nonprofits and activists, tech leaders and funders, and everyone who's interested in using technology for social change. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , HandsOn Tech , DataKind , and more. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Working with the Media | MCN Communications Roundtable. Saint Paul, Minnesota: How Audience Personas Help Determine Your Tools, Tech, and Strategy.

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Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

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. Why Are You a NetSquared Member? We asked NetSquared members why they attend our meetup events. People attend NetSquared events to develop relationships and trust networks with fellow nonprofit techies. Find your closest NetSquared group.

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Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's NetSquared is the world's largest volunteer-driven network of in-person nonprofit technology training and peer support events. Check out NetSquared's year in review , and discover what topics are most popular with our attendees and how NetSquared organizers are creating communities of practice for TechSoup members. Most NetSquared organizers now have a peer mentor. To find your closest group, search for your city on the NetSquared website.

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Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings. Luckily for you, our NetSquared leaders are super creative when planning their #Tech4Good events. Find your closest NetSquared group. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and other awesome organizations. Or, apply today to start your own NetSquared group.

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Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

Tech Soup Blog

That's why each month NetSquared organizers in 60 cities across the globe host networking events for the nonprofit tech community. 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?

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Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

If there isn't a group nearby, we'll help you start your own NetSquared group. What have NetSquared groups been up to recently? NetSquared Vancouver** shares [slides and videos]([link] from their November event. * The **NetSquared Victoria** team has been investigating [tools for online collaboration]([link] Check out the storify! * This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech.

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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? NetSquared Vancouver** shares [slides and videos]([link] from their November event. * Saint Paul, Minnesota. Saint Paul, Minnesota.

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Get Help in Telling the Story of Your Nonprofit's Impact

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup and the NetSquared meetups are here to help. 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 gathering 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. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Gearing Up for Give to the Max Day.

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Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

Tech Soup Blog

" That's why TechSoup invests in developing the best practices of our NetSquared network. 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, you can apply today to start your own NetSquared group. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Digital Dumpster Fire: Tips to Handle Social and Online PR Problems ( Communications Networking Lunch).

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Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. If you're holding monthly events gathering 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. Paul, Minnesota: Human Resources Networking Lunch. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Monthly Meetup.

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Build Your Storymaking Skills with Free Events and Webinars

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared groups are holding free events all month. Kenya: NetSquared Camp — Storytelling 2016. Saint Paul, Minnesota: Video and Photography 101. Saint Paul, Minnesota. Busia, Kenya: NetSquared Camp — Storytelling 2016. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Monthly Meetup. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Monthly Meetup. HTML EXAMPLE Image: NetSquared : Tannis Sullivan / CC BY-NC 2.0. --> spanhidden.

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Libraries: The Oldest New Frontier for Innovation

Amy Sample Ward

Earlier this week, I had the opportunity to speak at the Minnesota Council for Nonprofits annual conference; and after my presentation, I spent a couple hours speaking with folks from various nonprofits, vendors and service organizations. I spoken with various libraries who, when they learned about the NetSquared Local program asked why they couldn’t participate – and I told them that of course they could!

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The Evolution of NPTech: Keynote and slides

Amy Sample Ward

Yesterday, I had the huge honor and pleasure to present the keynote at the Minnesota Council of Nonprofits ‘ NPTech Conference, eStrategy in an iWorld. It was a terrific conference, with people from all areas of the state and all areas of the sector. There were interesting conversations at every turn and I also had requests to share my notes and slides. I also encountered quite a few people asking very similar questions, or looking for the same resources.

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NpTechTag Summary: TechTalk TV, RSS in Plain English, and Inspiring Stories

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

TechTalk is produced by the University of Minnesota and appears on a number of public television stations. Netsquared featured project WiserEarth In Ode Magazine Social Media Resources. TechTalk public television show host Susan McKinnell interviewed Steven Clift about e-democracy including Issues Forums. RSS in Plain English and Uses For Nonprofits. Jason Zannon at DIA points to Commoncraft's brilliant " RSS in Plain English " Screencast.

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nfp 2.0 » Camera Rwanda: Storytelling using Flickr

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 An orphan from the Gisimba Memorial Centre (Alex, who now lives in Minnesota) discovered my photographs on Flickr about a year ago.

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