NetSquared: In the Beginning

Tech Soup Blog

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. " NetSquared Up Close and Personal.

30 Days of NetSquared Events

Tech Soup Blog

What has NetSquared got planned for the next month? Net2Local organizers hold regular events connecting the nonprofit and technology communities. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Meetup Group Monthly Meetup. Busia, Kenya: NetSquared Kenya Monthly Meeting.

Nonprofit Technology News for November 2013

Tech Soup Blog

As we hurtle toward the end of 2013, it’s time for an update of nonprofit technology trends and news! If you’re a nonprofit news junkie, have a look at all our Nonprofit Technology News pieces from this past year. TechSoup Technologies for Good.

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Innovation: Clay Shirky Interview & NetSquared Challenges

Amy Sample Ward

Originally posted by me on the NetSquared blog. NetSquared currently has 3 open Challenges, calling for innovators and change makers around the world to submit ideas for Web and mobile-based technologies for social change. The Human Rights Center is sponsoring a challenge to encourage innovations for applying mobile technologies for human rights investigations and advocacy. Through a NetSquared Community vote, 10 finalists will be chosen.

What's NetSquared Up to in May?

Tech Soup Blog

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. How big is the NetSquared Local community?

News by the Spoonful: TechSoup's 2015 Tech Predictions

Tech Soup Blog

We recently polled our TechSoup employees and NetSquared community on what they see as looming large in 2015. " The technology allows a single message to be shared en masse so that it rises above the noise of social networks.

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NetSquared Meetup Roundup - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

News from NetSquared: Case Studies, Microsoft Development Challenge, and N2Y4 Registration Open!

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup Global's NetSquared project is doing some amazing work, particularly on the use of mobile technologies and social change around the world. Here's a quick snapshot of some of the projects they're working on now: Case studies: Amy Sample Ward has posted the first in a series of NetSquared case studies on their site. If you're an NetSquared Conference veteran, you already know what a valuable and important this event is.

TechSoup Roundup of 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Tech Soup Blog

If you weren't able to join us in San Francisco last week for the Nonprofit Technology Conference , we've got a recap of some of the happenings here on our blog. to networking opportunities galore, the multi-day event captures the heart of using technology for social change.

TechSoup at the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Tech Soup Blog

Are you headed to San Francisco this week for the Nonprofit Technology Conference ? 12NTC is the go-to event every year for nonprofit professionals who work on technology, communications, or guide their organizations in tech decisions. No technology demos. Find NetSquared at NTC.

With Kintera, no news is good news…but there’s always news… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Kintera , Online Fundraising , eCRM With Kintera, no news is good news…but there’s always news… 03.29.07 | 3149 1 Comment [link] With+Kintera%2C+no+news+is+good+news.but+there%27s+always+news. 3149 1 Comment [link] With+Kintera%2C+no+news+is+good+news.but+there%27s+always+news.

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

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

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The Extraordinaries and Ushahidi Using Technology to Help in Haiti

Tech Soup Blog

In a time of tragedy, it's comforting to see organizations using technology to deepen their ability to help those in need. The Extraordinaries and Ushahidi , two past NetSquared challenge winners, are working hard to help bring relief to people affected by the recent earthquakes in Haiti. OPTION B: Help sort through news images coming out of Haiti.

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Introducing the TechSoup Global Contributors' Summit

Tech Soup Blog

This post originally appeared on TechSoup's NetSquared Blog and was authored by Amy Sample Ward. For 23 years, TechSoup Global has been working to build networks — networks of organizations that need technology support, networks of corporations that are willing to donate their products, networks of funders interested in building the capacity of civil society, and networks of technical volunteers. Donors Donors Event Fundraising Grants for Technology International News

TSG2011: TechSoup Global Contributors' Summit Day One

Tech Soup Blog

The TechSoup Global Contributors' Summit officially started yesterday, but over at the NetSquared Blog , you can read introductions from many of the more than 200 attendees who've introduced themselves over the past week to get an understanding of who is coming together and why.

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

AFP Blog

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. Five trending Big Data technologies are also identified

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ePhilanthropy: 10 Valuable Tips for Shooting Web Video - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

57) Mobile (15) Nonprofit Benchmark Studies (15) Nonprofit Events (36) nptech (8) Online Advertising (5) Online Advocacy (47) Online Fundraising (97) Online Marketing (59) Online Organizing (32) SEO (3) Social Networking (109) Technology (31) Trends (51) Video (27) Volunteering (2) Web 2.0 (60)

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September Net2 Think Tank Roundup: Curating Content

Tech Soup Blog

This post was authored by Claire Sale and originally appeared on the NetSquared blog. of great technology and access to crowd wisdom. service), as well as by getting news updates from Google Alerts, and. 11NTC for the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference, for example) in our communications to all speakers and attendees and encourage their use of it to help us aggregate community content around the conference.

Online Community Organizing: Start small, think big!

Amy Sample Ward

NetSquared’s February series exploring “Online Community Organizing” includes three different interviews; I’m really excited to participate! I’ve included my interview below, but you can also read it and join the conversation on the NetSquared blog.

Change the Web Challenge from Social Actions is Here!

Amy Sample Ward

Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. Any Web enabled device can become a place to connect with actions: your iPhone, news sites and blogs, Facebook & other social networks, or even in your own Web site!&#. Through a NetSquared Community vote, 20 finalists will be chosen.

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ghostery helps you browse smarter by giving you control over ads and tracking technologies to speed up page loads, eliminate clutter, and protect your data. NetSquared :: netsquared.org. Global NGO Technology Report :: techreport.ngo. News & Stories.

TechSoup Global Contributors' Summit Wrap-Up: Innovation, Collaboration, Inspiration

Tech Soup Blog

When we gather in Silicon Valley this week, the question will not be how do we get technology knowledge and resources in to the field? Our topics will range from cloud computing to disaster relief, from assistive technologies to translation. Donors Event International News

Interview with Rob Wu & Public Launch of CauseVox

Amy Sample Ward

I’m not sure if you caught the news today but CauseVox has launched their public beta! From there we were inspired to scale social good through technology. Our experience in Uganda helped us see how valuable technology and fundraising is to creating change. News Feed.

Resource Roundup 11/13 | Idealware

Idealware

Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Resource Roundup 11/13 By Laura Quinn , November 13, 2006 A selection of nonprofit-applicable software news and articles from the last couple weeks.

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

Beaconfire Wire

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.

Lessons From Haiti: Uses of New Media in Disaster Recovery Efforts

Tech Soup Blog

Even if you pay only glancing attention to news about technology and social media, you've probably heard something about their uses during disaster response and relief efforts.

Nonprofit Tech Resources: TechSoup Is Your One-Stop Shop

Tech Soup Blog

Find out about our trove of how-to articles, weekly webinars, discussion forums, Netsquared in-person training events, and new step-by-step online courses. Technology Planning (four courses). Free In-Person Technology Training Events. Find your closest NetSquared group.

Member Round Up: A busy September with new research, a cure for website obesity, and world literacy day

NTEN

John Haydon helps to clarify Facebook''s changes to their news feed and how this will affect your organization''s account. TechSoup and NetSquared have put together a month of educational opportunities, from local events all over the world to day-long Twitter parties and a free webinar. nptech member news Member Round Up Web Sites

7 Ways You Can Connect at #16NTC

Tech Soup Blog

This year's #16NTC Nonprofit Technology Conference is in San Jose, right around the corner from TechSoup's San Francisco office. We'll also be sharing news about upcoming events, educational opportunities, and new TechSoup offerings. NetSquared Organizer Day.

Guest Post on Tactical Philanthropy: Causes, MySpace and ideablob

Amy Sample Ward

This is a guest post from Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared’s Global Community Development Manager.&#. That doesn’t mean NetSquared’s perfect, by any measure, but it does mean that a quick abandonment isn’t in store.

Be a Net2Builder!

Have Fun - Do Good

As I mentioned in my November 3rd post , I am working as a Community Builder with NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup. You can hear last month's speakers, Chris Messina from Flock , CompuMentor's Marnie Webb and yours truly, on the NetSquared Channel on Odeo.

Convio rumors? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

03.17.08 | 3348 18 Comments [link] Convio+rumors%3F 2008-03-17+20%3A35%3A15 Allan+Benamer A smart reader just told me about some news I somehow overlooked — it seems that David Crooke, Convio’s CTO, was replaced by David Hart on the 27th of February. However, one of the things that I have always liked about the nonprofit technology community (of which Convio is a part) is that we have respect for each other in ways that is often not present in other fields/industries.

Google Panopticon | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Google , homeless , nptech Google Panopticon 06.01.07 | 3192 2 Comments [link] Google+Panopticon 2007-06-01+16%3A08%3A27 Allan+Benamer A news channel has reported that a slain homeless man, Cornelius Van Der Vies, was sighted living on virtually in Google Street View. And then there are the shadowy technologies of social command and control that we employ to carry out our social policies, such as zoning, signage, and the architecture surrounding an office building.

Four Big Questions about the Future of the Web

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Four Big Questions about the Future of the Web I am part of supporting Compumentor's big NetSquared event, and they asked me to answer four key questions about the future of the web and the nonprofit sector. What's the bad news? What are the greatest barriers preventing web-based technology from producing social change?

NTEN Member Round-Up: You're Doing NPTech Right!

NTEN

(Note: I've changed up the format slightly to frame these round-ups around your success stories, your stories about working on "getting things right" on your job and with your organization with the help of technology.

Midas and Croesus — together at last… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

It looks like Fortune broke the news yesterday. Finance Quote for BLKB Most Commented Posts Feedburner says we have… Google Friend Connect Blog Network: Name: Non-Profit Tech Blog Topics: nptech , nonprofits , technology Join my network Blog Networks Design by IAMWW and Upstart Blogger.

Resource Roundup 8/20 | Idealware

Idealware

Humane Social Marketing (Netsquared) Carie Lewis, Internet Marketing Manager at the Humane Society, talks about how they raise funds, awareness, and activity through social networks.

Looking for an online donation tool? | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

03.22.06 | 20 8 Comments [link] Looking+for+an+online+donation+tool%3F 2006-03-22+19%3A35%3A36 Allan+Benamer This is way old news but there’s a very good article called Donate Now: Selecting an Online Donation Tool. Finance Quote for BLKB Most Commented Posts Feedburner says we have… Google Friend Connect Blog Network: Name: Non-Profit Tech Blog Topics: nptech , nonprofits , technology Join my network Blog Networks Design by IAMWW and Upstart Blogger.

The Best Productivity Tools (Part 2): Favorites Revealed

Tech Soup Blog

Last week, we reported on a recent NetSquared London Meetup that investigated the IT tools that can be used to operate nonprofits inexpensively and effectively. Check out the Open Charity meetup if you're interested in learning more about open-source technologies.

NpTech Summary: Nonprofit and Social Change Digg Redux

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

That was the conversation in the nonprofit, nonprofit technology, and social change social media space. nonprofit technology thought leader Marnie Webb created the NpTech Tag as a way for nonprofit techies to share bookmarks on del.icio.us.

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NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up

NTEN

Flickr Commons Project: Smithsonian Institution I've been neglecting my Member News roundups, but it's not because I don't care -- it's a combination of you guys all being super active and NTEN being consumed by NTC prep. NetSquared is partnering with UC Berkeley’s Human Rights Center for a Mobile Innovation Challenge. This Challenge encourages innovations with mobile technologies in human rights investigations and advocacy.

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NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: This Week in NPTech

NTEN

LOLnptech Lot's of member news and activity online this week, so, in the order that I ran across them: NTEN member organization United Nations Foundation was mentioned in a Forbes article discussing ways nonprofits are raising money in tough times. And we can't forget to highlight the fact that TechSoup 's NetSquared Mashup Challenge helps encourage, spread the news about, and fund this type of work each year. If you're an NTEN member with some news, let me know!

Mashable, ProgrammableWeb, and Osocio: New Sponsors for Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge

Social Actions

This week has been full of super exciting news for Social Actions' Change the Web Challenge. On Tuesday, we announced that NetSquared will host the Change the Web Challenge. New Confirmed Media Sponsors : Mashable is one the most popular destinations for web technology news.