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TechSoup's Netsquared Organizers Win 2015 NTENny Awards

Tech Soup Blog

Each year, NTEN recognizes some of its brightest members who have offered their time, talents, and wisdom to generally "amp up the awesome" of the nonprofit technology sector. This year Netsquared's own Eli van der Giessen, Birgit Pauli-Haack, and Regina Walton won NTENny awards, as well as Lauren Girardin and our beloved colleague, Michael DeLong, who passed away this past year. " Eli van der Giessen, NetSquared Global Community Manager. NTEN netsquared

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A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

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?

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What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like?

Tech Soup Blog

Describing NetSquared events is difficult, because each one focuses on a different topic and has a unique flavor set by the organizing team. There are NetSquared groups in 50 cities who are dedicated to holding events for their local nonprofit technology communities. Check out our newest groups: * [NetSquared Tanzania]([link] in Tanga, Tanzania * [501 Tech Club Austin]([link] in Austin, TX * [Nonprofit Neighbors Tech Club]([link] in Kansas City, MO --> Upcoming Events.

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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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Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

But don't worry, NetSquared is here to save the day. TechSoup's NetSquared is a global network of nonprofit technology meetups. 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.

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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. Image 1 : NTEN / CC BY-NC-SA.

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NetSquared's November Community Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free (or 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, then NetSquared is the place for you! That’s why, this November, NetSquared groups are holding events on topics ranging from Office 365 ( North Carolina ) to Google AdWords ( Denver ).

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NetSquared's November Community Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Every month TechSoup's NetSquared community organizers volunteer to bring free (or 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, then NetSquared is the place for you! That’s why, this November, NetSquared groups are holding events on topics ranging from Office 365 ( North Carolina ) to Google AdWords ( Denver ).

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Learn Nonprofit Tech Skills at a NetSquared Meetup

Tech Soup Blog

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 NetSquared 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. Or apply today to start your own NetSquared group. Image : NetSquared / CC BY-NC-SA.

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NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

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 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

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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. Guayaquil, Ecuador: The Guayaquil NetSquared Monthly Meetup. Abidjan, Ivory Coast: Abidjan NetSquared Monthly Meetup.

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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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In Memory of NTEN Member Michael DeLong

NTEN

Here at NTEN, we were shocked and saddened to hear the news that last week our colleague, Michael DeLong, passed away very suddenly. Michael was an active member of the NTEN community, NTC speaker, colleague, friend, and an all-around great person to know. Eli van der Giessen, TechSoup Community Manager and NetSquared Organizer, shares: "Michael was my guide when I first joined the TechSoup Global Media team two years ago.

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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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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. Houston, Texas: Netsquared Houston: Tech Knowledge-y Show and Tell. Houston, Texas: Netsquared Houston: Storymakers 2017!

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Tell Your Community's Story with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

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. Arlington, Virginia: NTEN September 2014 Happy Hour.

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NetSquared Events to Cure Your Social Media Ailments

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared events come in all shapes and sizes, and we love them all! Check out our newest groups: NetSquared St. NetSquared Mississauga in Mississauga, Canada. NetSquared Zambia in Lusaka, Zambia. NetSquared Tanzania in Tanga, Tanzania. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , HandsOn Tech , DataKind , and more. Or, 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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Please Welcome NTEN's New Membership Director: Amy Sample Ward

NTEN

We're pleased to announce a new member of the NTEN Team: Amy Sample Ward. Since then, she has co-authored a book , spoken at events around the world, and written regularly for the Stanford Social Innovation Review , NetSquared , and her own blog , in addition to her work with TSG. Don't worry, Annaliese will continue her work with NTEN, as our Publications Director.) amy sample ward NPTech NTENYou may have heard of her.

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The Doctor is in: Diagnosing websites @NTEN/Netsquared Meetup

Allegiance Group

If you happen to be in Portland, Oregon next Tuesday night, Feb 24th, and have a website in need of some TLC, come to the NTEN 501Tech Club and Net Squared MeetUp to problem-solve cures for the “common&# website. Does your site scream out, “I haven’t changed my image since 1995!&# Or maybe, your pages are plagued by lengthy copy that just keeps going and going… Perhaps your web presence just doesn’t really reflect all the great work your organization does.

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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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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.

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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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Livestreaming Netsquared… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Internet Livestreaming Netsquared… 05.27.08 | 3433 No Comments [link] Livestreaming+Netsquared. 2008-05-27+16%3A28%3A37 Allan+Benamer Check out [link] for a live video/audio stream of Netsquared… Keep up on my twitter stream at [link] Relevancy Ranking ( 1 votes, average: 5.00

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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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2011 NTEN LIfetime Achievement Award: Judy Hallman

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Each year, NTEN recognizes a member of this community who has furthered the work of the nonprofit technology field through dedication, innovation, and leadership. and she is an organizer for NCTech4Good , the collaborative group that includes the Triangle 501TechClub and NetSquared’s NetTuesday. awards NPTech nten member

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NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: Jan 22nd

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Flickr: Cambodia4Kids (Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharing their nptech awesome. Tag your own news with "nten member" or "nptech" to help us find your awesome online, or contact Annaliese with your updates.) . Mobile Citizen is providing low-cost broadband plus NTEN membership to Philadelphia nonprofits through the Technology Assistance Grant program. NetSquared (a project of TechSoup ), NTEN , and Beth Kanter (and SxSWi!)

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TechSoup’s Gayle Samuelson Carpentier Joins the NTEN Board

Tech Soup Blog

Gayle Samuelson Carpentier,TechSoup Global’s Chief Business Development Officer, is a newly minted member of the Nonprofit Technology Network's (NTEN) board of directors. Her first term on the NTEN Board runs through Spring 2017. Jim Lynch: What is the story behind your joining the NTEN board – how did it happen? Jody suggested it would a good idea if I were open to putting my name into consideration for a seat on the NTEN board.

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Community is even better when it's face-to-face: Check out your local NTEN 501 Tech Club!

NTEN

Enter NTEN''s 501 Tech Clubs. Tech Clubs are driven by local leaders who step up to organize and plan group events with the support of NTEN. Some Tech Clubs have merged with NetSquared local groups who share similar group objectives. ConnectVA partnered with NTEN in 2012 in launch a local club in Central VA. On a quarterly basis, Tech Club leaders get together on a call with NTEN to discuss news, events, and share challenges and successes. tech club logo.

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Love is in the Air: A Wrap-Up of the First NTEN Thanks Day

NTEN

The NTEN staff is consistently amazed at how fabulous our members are. But honestly, last Wednesday, on NTEN Give Thanks day, you really blew our minds. There was so much love floating around it silenced the NTEN office -- which is really hard to do! -- while we sifted through your posts and reflected on your greatness. In it are Beth Kante r of Beth's Blog , and Amy Sample Ward from NetSquared.

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NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: First week of March 2010

NTEN

(Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharing. Tag your own news with "nten member" or "nptech" to help us find your awesome online, or contact Annaliese with your updates.) . This month's NetSquared (a project of TechSoup Global ) Think Tank topic is on effective social media policies. Tags: community buzz NPTech NTEN nten members their nptech awesome. Members are in bold.

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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. So, it's due time to give shout-outs where shout-outs are due: Members converging online: Care2 , Allyson Kapin , and the National Women's Law Center , all NTEN members, offer a great case study on using Google Grants.

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Vote for your favorite examples of Social Media for Social Good

Amy Sample Ward

The Social Media for Social Good collection from NTEN and NetSquared calls for your case studies in leveraging social media tools in your program work. But at NTEN and NetSquared, we know that social media is good for a lot more than raising money. Tags: case studies challenge beth kanter competition netsquared nten

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

NTEN

Tag your posts and news with "nten member" or "nptech" to help me find your stories online!). She mentions the other folks doing Twitter for nonprofits right, including NTEN members the American Red Cross (with Wendy Harman ), and the National Wildlife Federation (with Danielle Brigida ). NTEN Members doing it right with Twitter: check out this NonProfit Times article about nonprofits using Twitter effectively.

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11NTC: Reflections on NTEN's 2011 NTC

Tech Soup Blog

With over 2,000 attendees NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) was buzzing with lots of exhibitions displaying technology on offer as well as workshops and side events (which even included free massages provided by PICnet ). TechSoup Global's Claire Sale hosted a Community Organizers workshop to discuss NetSquared and the issues faced when community organizing.

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Creating Social Change with Social Media

Amy Sample Ward

That’s social media for social good, and that’s exactly what NTEN and NetSquared want to highlight with Beth Kanter this spring at SXSWi. Tags: case studies socialchange storytelling beth kanter netsquared nten social change social media sxswi Over the last week, technology has played an unprecedented role in bringing aid to and saving lives in Haiti.

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NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: Last Week in March

NTEN

Flickr: bensheldon Allyson Kapin summarizes some key findings from Convio 's 2009 Online Marketing Benchmark Inex Study , and cites some analysis by Superstar NTEN member Robert Weiner. Speaking of the NTEN Superstars and the new book we wrote with them, you can hear from them directly at our virtual book release party -- and get questions answered, to boot. Tags: community buzz nonprofit technology NPTech NTEN nten members

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NetSquared Think Tank Round-Up: Tactics for Monitoring Online Feedback Part 1

Tech Soup Blog

This post was authored by Claire Sale and originally appeared on the NetSquared Blog. where people talk about NTEN, I could start paying attention to what. " - Sarah Janczak on the NTEN blog. " - Sarah Janczak on the NTEN blog. " - Sarah Janczak on the NTEN blog. post a question or topic to the NetSquared community and participants. submit responses either on their own blogs, the NetSquared Community.

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If you missed it: Crowdsourcing Innovative Social Change

Amy Sample Ward

Tags: presentation crowdx netsquared nten sxsw video

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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. NPTimes " Hot Nonprofit Websites " article highlights the successful "Main" and "Micro" sites of nonprofits, with the editorial help of NTEN's own Holly Ross.

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