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. Podcasting. Tools social media Twitter NetSquare

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

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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. This roundup of face-to-face nonprofit tech events includes meetups from NetSquared , NTEN's Tech Clubs , HandsOn Tech , DataKind , and more.

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CharityVillage®Research: Seven ways nonprofits can use podcasts

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Birtt Bravo on Charity Village discusses Podcasts.CharityVillage®Research: Seven ways nonprofits can use podcasts: "Seven ways nonprofits can use podcastsBy Britt BravoJuly 30, 2007Interested in creating a podcast for your nonprofit, but not sure what kind of content would be appropriate podcasting material? In this article, which was modified from a post that first appeared on the NetSquared.

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

nfp 2.0 » Two Minute Silence Podcast

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

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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!

Jerry Coltin on Arts Organizations and Podcasting

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" They covered the why, what, and how to get started of podcasting in the arts sector. Jerry Coltin gave an excellent overview which included listening to and showing some examples of arts podcasting and video podcasting. Museum Podcasting Resources.

Asking the community for its opinion about Non-Profit Tech Blog podcasts | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Podcast , Polls New poll on Non-Profit Tech Blog Podcasts 05.02.08 | 3409 No Comments [link] New+poll+on+Non-Profit+Tech+Blog+Podcasts 2008-05-02+14%3A43%3A50 Allan+Benamer The blog had 600 podcast downloads last month and I figure that’s time to consider upgrading their quality. I’m trying to understand if it’s worth it to buy a real microphone to do the podcasts. How do you feel about the quality of Non-Profit Tech Blog podcasts?

7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Podcasts

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My March post, 10 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Blogs , seems to have been helpful to folks (it even got translated into spanish by a blogger in Spain, so I thought I'd share my list, originally posted on NetSquared , of 7 Ways Nonprofits Can Use Podcasts. Example: Senator Barack Obama's podcast. Example: UNICEF's podcast, "Pakistan's Earthquake: A fifteen-year-old tells her story." Example: This Week in NetSquared News. Have your constituents create the podcast.

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Mpower Open Podcast | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) eCRM , mpower Mpower Open Podcast 03.20.08 | 3354 19 Comments [link] Mpower+Open+Podcast 2008-03-20+21%3A40%3A16 Allan+Benamer Open source? Listen to the podcast for more information. 3354 19 Comments [link] Mpower+Open+Podcast 2008-03-20+21%3A40%3A16 Allan+Benamer 48) { this.width = 48; this.height = 48; } ; if (this.width On 03.20.08 I think my podcast is pretty meaty but Josiah’s write up is better.

NpTech Tag Summary: The Faces of NetSquared Champions and NpTech Power of Ten Summary

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The Face (book) of NetSquared Champions. The NetSquared Conference is just days away and the NetSquared blogs are buzzing with activity! Not attending the NetSquared Conference but want to follow the tag stream?

One Way to Create a Podcast

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I don't have as much experience with podcasting considering I just put my first one up this week, but I thought I would share how I did it for anyone who was interested in producing their own. One of the podcasters at NetSquared , where I work, uses the Olympus DM-20 digital recorder , which isn't cheap, but is more affordable than the options above, and I think it comes with a microphone. I chose Gcast because you can easily embed your podcast into your blog or webpage.

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

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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. A podcast interview with TechSoup's Susan Tenby and Salvador Luna about TechSoup's Mixed Reality Event last month on Second Life.

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

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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.

Must Hear Speech from Barack Obama and the Power of Podcasting

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I love listening to Barack Obama's podcasts because he gives me hope that there is at least one person in the US government who is reasonable, sane, intelligent and truly cares about people as humans, not just as voters who can keep him in or out of office. podcast Barack Obama education net

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How the World Affairs Council Broadcasts Globally with Social Media

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As part of Social Media September (#SocMedSep), we've been tapping into the wisdom of our global TechSoup and NetSquared communities as well as experts in nonprofit technology. Social Networking social media NetSquared tssocialmedia World Affairs Council

A Non-Profit Tech Blog interview with Juan Proano of PlusThree | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) Online Fundraising , donations processing , eCRM PlusThree Podcast 05.11.08 | 3427 1 Comment [link] PlusThree+Podcast 2008-05-12+01%3A27%3A48 Allan+Benamer How’s this for a new breed of CRM vendor? And they can really scale too… Listen to the podcast: Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the podcast with PlusThree here Last week, I had an interview with PlusThree ‘s Juan Proano.

A Non-Profit Tech Blog interview with GregMcHale of good2gether | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

Pipes (1) npmarketing good2gether podcast 04.30.08 | 3403 4 Comments [link] good2gether+podcast 2008-04-30+17%3A34%3A47 Allan+Benamer I interviewed Greg McHale yesterday. As you listen to the podcast, listen closely around 16:15 as it discusses the only “fee&# that a nonprofit would encounter should a nonprofit decide to put up their own sponsorship links using their good2gether links.

The Blackbaud Tapes, Part 1 of 2 | Non-Profit Tech Blog

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Pipes (1) Blackbaud , Open API , Web Services , nptech The Blackbaud Tapes, Part 1 of 2 11.27.06 | 126 1 Comment [link] The+Blackbaud+Tapes%2C+Part+1+of+2 2006-11-27+16%3A50%3A50 Allan+Benamer UPDATE (11/27/2006): If you want to follow along with Shaun Sullivan during the podcast, please download the Powerpoint presentation. I figured most of you folks didn’t want to slog through the entire one hour podcast so I did the slogging for you.

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. Houston, Texas: NetSquared Houston: Storymakers 2017!

Global s Seeks Micro Grant Proposals

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I ran into him again at the NetSquared Conference this week and learned about Rising s: Rising s, the outreach arm of Global s , is now accepting project proposals for the first round of microgrant funding of up to $5,000 for new media outreach projects. That's David Sasaki from Global s.

Britt Bravo and I will be at Making Media Connections in Chicago June 11-12th

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Hanging with Britt Bravo at NetSquared Conference Photo by Schipulites. For the past three years, I've had the pleasure of working closely with Britt Bravo at BlogHer and Netsquared.

Looking for Fun Blogging Gig

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I have also written for The Extraordinaries , NetSquared , the Stanford Social Innovation Review Opinion blog , WorldChanging , and The Huffington Post. I've been a creative career coach for 10+ yrs, and am the host of Echoing Green's Be Bold Podcast: Create a Career with Impact.

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Be a Net2Builder!

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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.

Meet Beth Kanter and I at BlogHer and Making Media Connections

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For the past two days I've gotten to spend time at the NetSquared Conference with my Co-Editor of BlogHer's Social Change, Nonprofit and NGO section, and fellow NetSquared blogger , Beth Kanter of Beth's Blog.

What Do You Want to Change?

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I'm double blogging these days, here and on the NetSquared blog. That's a photo of me above at NetSquared's last Net Tuesday. A gathering for folks to socialize and chat about how nonprofits can use web-based technology like blogs, podcasts and social bookmarking for change.

Kiva and Bill Clinton Discuss Giving on Oprah September 4th

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You can read or listen to my interview with Jessica last fall here, and hear Matt's presentation and interview at NetSquared's December 2006 Net Tuesday in San Francisco on the NetSquared Podcast. Set your TiVos!

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New Museum Blog: Mode

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Britt Bravo at Netsquared posted on the community blog about museums and podcasting. And in the spirit of full disclosure -- I recently did a small project for Netsquared, a Net Tuesday toolkit. Technorati Tags: net2 , nptech , art_museums , museums , podcastingMode is a new. space on the web dedicated to exploring museums, objects, design. and exhibitions. A work in progress, it is intended that mode. will act as a space for open dialogue, evolving at the hands.

Interview: Kedar Iyer, PickyPolly

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the Netsquared community in the form of feedback on the idea, experts in understanding the footprint life cycle consumables, game designers to help design compelling social incentives, 3.

Blog Day / OneWebDay /Blog Action Day 08/ Bloggers Unite

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and a listing of physical and virtual events go to onewebday.org and the OneWebDayWiki Blog Action Day 08 October 15 Bloggers, podcasters and vloggers post about the same issue on the same day to facilitate a global discussion. Lots of do-good bloggy "Days" coming up!

What is a "Nonprofit Blog"?

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I hope you'll add to the list: Change/Wire Dining for Women Ella Baker Center Echoing Green Genocide Intervention Network Global Fund for Women Global Voices' Rising Voices Google.org Idealist NetSquared NTEN People's Grocery Save Darfur Social Actions Spot.us

Internet Strategy on the Cheap: Tools and Resources

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All of the Nonprofit Boot Camp sessions will be recorded and available on the Craigslist Foundation's Nonprofit Boot Camp Podcast. Podcasting Hardware Olympus Digital Recorders $125-$200 on Amazon Samson Zoom H4 Handy Digital Recorder.

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Have Fun Do Good Link Love: Echoing Green, Jobs for Change, Julia Cameron and 29 Gifts

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NEWS This week, Echoing Green partnered with Jobs for Change on a new Be Bold Podcast. 7 Tips for Measuring the Success of Your Blog on Beth's Blog Create a Listening Dashboard for your Organization on NetSquared.

Basic Blogging for Women-REVISED

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Britt Bravo, MA, write for three blogs: her personal blog, Have Fun * Do Good , the NetSquared blog , where she is the Community Builder, and for BlogHer , where she is a Nonprofit and NGO Contributing Editor. She also produces her own Big Vision podcast and the NetSquared This Week in NetSquared News podcast. Rose Aguilar from Bay Area Business Woman interviewed me recently for an article entitled, "Women's Voices Boom in the Blogosphere."

2009 NTC Preview: Vince Stehle on Philanthropy and Social Media

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This is the very last of my 2009 NTC Preview podcasts. Or maybe you've already voted in the NetSquared Challenge. As Vince says in the podcast, "It's way too early for dogma."

Sharing Nonprofit & NGO Tech Stories

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As I've mentioned in previous posts, I'm the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup that is helping to bring the social web to nonprofits & NGOs by sharing stories and building tools. Also, if you live in the Bay Area, Mena Trott , co-founder of Six Apart , and nonprofit blogger, Seth Mazow, from Interplast will be speaking at NetSquared's monthly meetup, Net Tuesday tonight, February 15th.

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Four Steps to Ease You Into Social Web Activism

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You need to start by checking out the content that is already being created by citizen journalists and activists about the issues you care about on blogs, podcasts and online video/vlogs. Other podcast directories to check out are Yahoo!

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Birthday Blog

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On August 19th, this blog turned 1 and I turned 37. Wahoo!

NpTech Summary: Red T-Shirt Day - Supporting Monks, YouTube Nonprofit Channel, and Web2forDev Conference Reports

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There's a roundup of coverage on his Netsquared blog , including pointers to live blog posts like this one. More from Britt Bravo on Netsquared blog. Nancy Schwartz has excellent advice in her 7 Facebook Essentials Nonprofit Marketers Need To Know Radio, podcasting and fundraising?

nfp 2.0 » Whose cause is it anyway?

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People of the Year: US

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The you that writes blogs, creates podcasts, shares open source applications, creates entries on Wikipedia, posts videos on YouTube, meets friends on MySpace and chats with avatars on Second Life. This post was written for the NetSquared blog.

Google + for Social Change Activists: Dive in Early or Wait?

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Ivan Booth is doing a meet up and live stream for the Philly Netsquared meet up on August 2nd at 6:00 PM EST about Google +.

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nfp 2.0 » The Next Google

Rebooting Charity

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