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. Houston, TX: Use Your Tech Powers for Good - Volunteer! Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup.

30 Days of NetSquared Events

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What has NetSquared got planned for the next month? Get hands-on help at a social media surgery, or learn about databases at a meetup or discover the top tech trends of 2014 at one of our panel discussions. Toronto, Canada: Tech Planning for 2014: Trends and Best Practices. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Busia, Kenya: NetSquared Kenya Monthly Meeting. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup.

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Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

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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. San Francisco, California: LGBT in Tech.

NetSquared's April Nonprofit Technology Meetups

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That’s why TechSoup Global also offers NetSquared, community of nonprofit technology meetups with groups in twenty countries. So join your local NetSquared group and start participating in the conversation. New York, NY: Salesforce, Oh the Possibilities: A Medium Dive. Washington, DC: Happy Hour: Celebrate Spring & Tech. Wellington, New Zealand: Nuggets from 14ntc conference, Washington DC - net2welly April meetup. netsquared tsevent event

NetSquared Goes to 14NTC. And to Your Hometown too

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NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face-to-face in the actual physical real world. That’s why we’re thrilled that NetSquared is joining TechSoup by having a strong presence at this year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Washington, DC. Fifteen NetSquared organizers will be at the conference (look for the people wearing NetSquared pins.) Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup.

April NetSquared Events in Your Community

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NetSquared’s global network of volunteers will be organizing more than 30 events this April in communities as diverse as Mukono, Uganda; Wellington, New Zealand; and Boston, USA. We organize these free tech-for-good training and networking gatherings because we believe that it’s critical to build strong, self-sufficient communities of nonprofit tech practitioners. So join your local NetSquared group and start participating in the fun.

Events Roundup: NetSquared Loves You this February

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Every month NetSquared holds free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to use technology for social good. With 50 groups in 20 countries there’s probably a Net2Local group near you (but if there isn’t we’d love to help you start a new meetup.) :-). Tripoli, Libya: NetSquared Tripoli Meetup. Naples, FL: Social Media Surgery- 501 TechClub SWFL Netsquared. New York, NY: Getting Your Donors to Fall in Love With You.

NetSquared Local Events: Week of July 8, 2013

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The Internet has an embarrassment of riches when it comes to online nonprofit tech education. That’s what NetSquared Local is for! If you want to keep your nonprofit tech skills sharp join your neighborhood group. This Week’s NetSquared Events. San Francisco, CA: Open Source Tech Can Improve Your City & Your Nonprofit, & A Conversation w/ SAP. Wellington, New Zealand: net2welly 1st birthday meetup: potluck + Beth Kanter on video.

Keep your New Year's Resolution with NetSquared

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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.” Luckily for you NetSquared is here to keep you on track. NetSquared holds free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good or connect with a peer network. we’d love to help you start a new meetup.

Together We're Stronger: NetSquared in June

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But there’s a special magic that happens when we get face-to-face, which is why each month NetSquared organizers in 50 cities across the globe host workshops and socials for the nonprofit tech community. Whether it’s an event on blogging for international development staff, a case study on the rise of the accidental techie , or a training of activists and young leaders from across Latin America there’s probably a NetSquared group by you !

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?

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.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

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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 Austin, Texas. More than 20 NetSquared-affiliated organizers will be at the conference (look for the people wearing NetSquared pins.) Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Tanzania in Tanga, Tanzania. netsquared event

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

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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. Boston, Massachusetts: Tech Networks of Boston Roundtable: It's Legal for Nonprofits to Lobby, Organize, and Advocate!

NetSquared in May: Get Face-to-Face with Your Nonprofit Peers

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This May and June NetSquared is holding regional gatherings of our co-organizers at events across the globe, because they need to get together for conversation and emotional renewal with their peers too! Australia and New Zealand with Stephen Blyth of NetSquared Wellington. Latin America with Maria Zaghi of NetSquared Guatemala. Pacific Northwest with Eli van der Giessen of NetSquared Vancouver. UK and Europe with Mel Findlater of NetSquared Cambridge.

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. How big is the NetSquared Local community? Number of NetSquared meetup members: 17,590. New Groups.

Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

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Or if face-to-face is more your style, join your local NetSquared group — NetSquared groups are holding digital storytelling events all month. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN’s Tech Clubs , and HandsOn Tech. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. New York, New York: Google Ad Grants for Nonprofits.

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.

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

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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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Getting Social with Your Local Nonprofit Tech Community

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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?

Nonprofit Technology Meetings In Your Community

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Every month NetSquared volunteers hold free or low cost educational events for people and organizations who want to use technology for social good. With 50 groups in 20 countries there’s probably a Net2Local group near you (but if there isn’t we’d love to help you start a new meetup.) :-). This is just a taste of the events being held this month by NetSquared chapters. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup.

Your #nptech Community Events 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 by 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 and HandsOn Tech. NetSquared Cambridge: A social in Chester.

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. netsquared event

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.

The Deep Learning When Nonprofit Techies Get Together

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NetSquared DC's Roshani Kothari on why she loves NetSquared. I had the chance to connect with more than 25 NetSquared organizers during the week, and that face-to-face time was a powerful reminder of the deep learning that happens when nonprofit techies get together in a room. There are NetSquared groups in 50 cities who are dedicated to holding events for their local nonprofit technology communities. Or, apply today to start your own NetSquared group.

Social Media for Social Good Events Coming to a City Near You

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While the rest of you have been enjoying the summer partying on the beach, TechSoup’s NetSquared organizers have been plotting and scheming in front of their computers. During our month of social media for social good -themed events being held in cities across the globe NetSquared organizers are offering free workshops and events. We have events scheduled for Douala, Cameroon; Adelaide, Australia; Wellington, New Zealand; Philadelphia, PA; and Honolulu, HI.

What Is Your Net2Local Group Cooking Up?

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Our live events for the nonprofit tech community are free or low-cost and are held monthly in cities around the world. We’d love to help you start a new meetup. Wellington, New Zealand: Apps & more to support ethical consumers - net2welly Nov meetup. hosted our first NetSquared Camp in China. NetSquared (soft) launched our latest project, the Hacker Helper , a wiki that connects social good hackathons with problems that need to be solved.

Help a Friend Cross the Digital Divide

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You can help your tech-shy nonprofit friends cross the digital divide by bringing them to a nonprofit tech meetup. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN’s Tech Clubs and HandsOn Tech. Chicago, IL: Lunch ’n Learn: Tech Planning Smack Down. Wellington, New Zealand: A new #Net2Welly website in an hour? New York, NY: Intro to Google for Nonprofits.

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

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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. Buffalo, New York: What Are Realistic IT Goals for Our Nonprofits?

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

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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.

Fundraising Resources from the TechSoup Global Network

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You're probably already familiar with TechSoup's great blog posts on fundraising, like Fundraising: The Tech Tools You Need and 19 Effective Fundraising Ideas from Nonprofit Pros. We've compiled some of the best articles, blogs, and webinars from our partners in Canada, Australia, and the global NetSquared Local groups. Our partner in Australia and New Zealand, Connecting Up , is a great resource for social media tips in addition to fundraising. NetSquared.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

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No more excuses are allowed about your New Year's resolution to power up your nonprofit tech skills — it's time to join a meetup and find your tribe! Just search at NetSquared.org and start leveraging tech to do more good. We also have a contest in which we're giving away $7,000 in cash prizes and a new camera. NetSquared Vancouver** shares [slides and videos]([link] from their November event. *

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

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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. Find your closest NetSquared group. However, we aren't everywhere yet , so we're looking for community leaders to start new groups. As a NetSquared organizer, you will become known as someone who's a leader in the Tech4Good community.

Your Local Tech4Good Club Is Ready to Help

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" That's why TechSoup invests in developing the best practices of our NetSquared network. So don't be nervous — we're ready to create amazing tech training and networking events in your community! 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.

Help a Nonprofit Cross the Digital Divide This Summer

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You can help your tech-shy NGO friends cross the digital divide by bringing them to a nonprofit tech meetup. 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.

Some Nuggets from NTC 2014

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This is a cross-posted with permission from NetSquared ambassador Stephen Blyth's blog, Common Knowledge. Stephen is a NetSquared ambassador from Wellington, New Zealand and attended the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in March. I was attending the conference as a NetSquared regional ambassador, so I gravitated to sessions that supported and promoted community-led, grassroots organizing.

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Solutionary Women: Alli Chagi-Starr, Ilyse Hogue, Melinda Kramer and Reem Rahim

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One is called Have Fun * Do Good , which is my personal blog; BlogHer , which is a network of women bloggers; NetSquared , which is about how nonprofits can use the social web for social change; and also the San Francisco branch of WorldChanging , which is talking about what are different solutions, particularly focusing on green solutions, happening in the Bay Area. How can we uplift people out of poverty with this new green boom and not leave some people out.