NetSquared

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The NetSquared conference just wrapped up, and it was a lot of fun. Netsquared had picked 21 projects to run through two days of pitches concluding with voting from the attendees. I took lots of pictures, and they are posted on Flickr as the NetSquared collection

(Re)Introducing NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

But did you also know that TechSoup’s NetSquared project supports nonprofit technology events and workshops happening in 50 cities across the globe? What Does a NetSquared Event Look Like? Getting Started with NetSquared. NetSquared by the Numbers.

NetSquared White Paper: Building Community To Foster Social Innovation

Amy Sample Ward

At NetSquared (where I am happy to serve as the Global Community Development Manager) we are proud, honored, and in awe every day of the very special global community made up of local groups and their networks, the ties between local groups around the world, and the project teams from all over the globe focused on innovations that help us make the world a better place. Tags: community net tuesday reports case studies global netsquared nettuesday whitepaper

NetSquared October Event Preview

Tech Soup Blog

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. Washington, DC: NetSquared meetup.

New Mobile Challenge: NetSquared + UC Berkeley

Amy Sample Ward

Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. NetSquared is pleased to announce a new Partner Challenge with University of California at Berkeley’s Human Rights Center. Through a NetSquared Community vote, 10 finalists will be chosen. Here’s the four easy steps to submit your Project: Register and/or Login. Click on “Submit a Project to the Project Gallery&# under My Project Idea. Tags: challenge mobile netsquared

Your NetSquared Holiday Gift!

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. Check out our newest groups: NetSquared Chepe in San Jose, Costa Rica. NetSquared Manila in the Philippines. Event NetSquared tsevent

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.

Net2NO: NetSquared Community Innovating in New Orleans | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org

AFP Blog

Net2NO: NetSquared Community Innovating in New Orleans | NetSquared, an initiative of TechSoupGlobal.org: "NetSquared's local groups are as unique and different as the cities where they are located. Some have small networks, others large; some meet once a month and others can't get enough; some create local projects and others rock their region! Net2NO, the local NetSquared group in New Orleans

techSoup NetSquared Project to Remix Web for Social Change;

AFP Blog

Untitled Document : "TechSoup NetSquared Project to Remix Web for Social Change; Call for Participation in Using Web 2.0 29 (AScribe Newswire) -- CompuMentor's TechSoup (www.techsoup.org) today announced a call for participation in its Net2 ('NetSquared') ([link] project. A prime example is the Katrina PeopleFinder Project [link] an ad-hoc online collaboration of organizations and individuals to help locate loved ones in the hurricane-affected areas

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NetSquared Gets Down to Business This Summer

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared is taking it easy this summer! This September we’re holding our annual digital storytelling campaign (called Storymakers ) and in October we’ll be partnering with Microsoft on the Safer Internet data security and privacy project. netsquared event

Learn from the Pros 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. Vancouver, Canada's NetSquared group is also focusing on fundraising this month with "How to Optimize Your Online Donations."

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. Through a NetSquared Community vote, 10 finalists will be chosen. Submit your Project. Visit the Project Gallery. NetSquared and our Challenge Sponsors invite submissions of innovations in mobile technologies for use by civil society.

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?

Netsquared Announces the 21 Featured Projects! Congrats!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

There were 150+ submitted nominations and 3,000+ people voted and 21 projects were selected. The Featured Projects will be going on to the NetSquared Conference and have an opportunity to receive cash, tech and consulting resources. YouthAssets - Connecting the World's Most Vulnerable Youth [link] The Netsquared welcomes everyone's ideas and suggestions in the comments of this post: [link

NetSquared Events in May and June

Tech Soup Blog

Relationships are formed, projects are started and we feel less alone in what can sometimes be a challenging job. Check out our full list of upcoming events below to get a taste of what NetSquared has to offer. May 31 : Latin America with Maria Zaghi of NetSquared Guatemala.

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. This is just a taste of the events being held this month by NetSquared chapters. Or apply today to start your own NetSquared group.

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. Houston, Texas: NetSquared Houston.

NetSquared in May: Healthy as an Ox

Tech Soup Blog

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. Why was NetSquared created?

NetSquared Local Events: June 6–7, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

NetSquared Local members meet monthly in 50 cities around the world with the goal of helping each other solve their tech challenges and finding a tribe of people who shares our passions. Find your closest NetSquared group and join the conversation today! Event NetSquared

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. netsquared event

NetSquared Mashup Challenge: 120+ Mashups for Social Change - ReadWriteWeb

AFP Blog

NetSquared Mashup Challenge: 120+ Mashups for Social Change - ReadWriteWeb: "Netsquared is a project of the larger organization Compumentor, where you'll also find related work being done at TechSoup.org. These are all great organizations (I used to work for NetSquared) that deserve the attention and support of the larger tech community.Readers interested in nonprofit tech should also check out

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NetSquared Congratulates Our All-Stars!

Tech Soup Blog

Over on the NetSquared blog , we’ve just announced the winner of the 2011 Net2 All-Star Invitational, an event we hosted to highlight the work and impact of NetSquared social innovation projects. Supported by a community vote and the endorsement of our NetSquared team, we are happy to announce that Open Green Map has won the event! Read more about the winner and the Net2 All-Star Invitational on the NetSquared blog , and check out the winning video here.

NetSquared Local Events: Week of June 17, 2013

Tech Soup Blog

We are deep into June already, but NetSquared Local isn’t taking a vacation! NetSquared Local believes that the best way to build a strong, self sufficient community of #nptech practitioners is for us to go outside and get face-to-face. This Week’s NetSquared Events.

Netsquared Project: The Step Before Community

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Netsquared is new project in its embryonic stages from Compumentor, the folks who have brought excellent technology resources to the nonprofit field. "What do you need that this project and the community that is just starting to evolve around it can provide?" " That's the conversation that needs to happen in the Netsquared online and in offline channels. But I don't think Netsquared is being conceived as a community that only talks or thinks about doing.

Congrats to the NetSquared Winners!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The last leg of the journey was to attend the Netsquared Conference (N2Y3) where three winners of the NetSquared Mashup Challenge were selected by conference participants. Erik shared his excitement in a post over at NetSquared. Also a NetSquared winner.).

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.

Raise $10,500 in 10 Days for NetSquared Featured Projects

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Of his own accord, philanthropy consultant, Peter Deitz , has launched a 10-day campaign across multiple online fundraising platforms to raise $500 for each of the 21 Featured Projects going to the NetSquared Conference. Big thanks to Peter for donating his skills and time to help take these projects to the next level

Announcing Virtual NetSquared Local: Participate from Anywhere!

Tech Soup Blog

Each month, the NetSquared community (a project of TechSoup Global) meets up offline at NetSquared Local events around the world to discuss ideas, meet new people, and work together to make social change. Recently, many of these NetSquared Local meetings are being streamed live on the Internet via livestream or online recording. Due to the increased popularity of these streamed social gatherings, NetSquared has introduced the Virtual NetSquared Local page.

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.

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.

Nominate a Project for a NetSquared Innovation Fund Award

Have Fun - Do Good

One of my jobs is as the Community Builder for NetSquared , a project of Tech Soup that works to help nonprofits and NGOs use the social web for social change. If you, or someone you know, is working on a tech for social impact project, please encourage them to nominate their project for a NetSquared Innovation Fund Award. Check out the project guidelines. Submit your project online. You can see the projects that have been nominated so far here.

Interview with NetSquared project manager Mark Liu: Part 1

Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Today, Mark is the manager of TechSoup's NetSquared initiative, a project designed to make sure the non-for-profit sector gets involved early and actively with the newest tools and trends in internet technology. How do NetSquared and the NetSquared website differ from TechSoup?

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?

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

Tech Soup Blog

Relationships are formed, projects are started, and we feel less alone in what can sometimes be a challenging job. Australia and New Zealand with Stephen Blyth of NetSquared Wellington. Latin America with Maria Zaghi of NetSquared Guatemala. netsquared tsevent event

How the NetSquared Challenges Have Accelerated Tech for Good

Tech Soup Blog

Between 2006 and 2009, TechSoup hosted open challenges to identify and provide support for innovative projects that harnessed these and other technologies for social good. The NetSquared Challenges Foster Tech Innovation.

I'm Video Blogging from NetSquared Year 3!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm here in Silicon Valley for Netsquared Conference and last night the conference got underway. It was followed by each of the 21 projects introducing themselves for two minutes. The projects I've been assigned to interview are: Anti-Genocide Action Tracker Janessa Goldbeck.

NpTech Summary: VTvigils Online, Netsquared Announces 21 Featured Projects, and Happiness Hacking

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

VTVigils VT Vigils VTvigils.org is a project of a diverse group of national campaigns and organizations not affiliated with Virginia Tech. Netsquared Innovation Fund Netsquared Announces the 21 Featured Projects and solicits for feedback.

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. Our NetSquared leaders are currently holding free events in 24 countries and meet with their local TechSoup partners to collaborate on how to best support nonprofits in their country.

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Vote for the Best Social Change and Technology Projects at Netsquared!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Starting this week, you can vote for the best NetSquared Innovation Fund Award nominated projects until Saturday, April 14th at Noon PDT. You can cast your ballot for the projects that you think most effectively use the social web for social change. The complete list of projects can be found here. To vote, read through the Voting Guidelines , and their handy Voter Guide , which includes short summaries of the 150+ nominated projects.

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Submit Your Projects to the FACT Social Justice Challenge at NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

This announcement was also published on the NetSquared Blog. The French American Charitable Trust (FACT) and NetSquared are pleased to announce the second annual FACT Social Justice Awards. Submissions are now open for your innovative projects that leverage web and mobile technologies to foster collaboration around social justice issues.

Livestreaming Netsquared… | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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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!

Online Project Management Tools

Tech Soup Blog

This post was written by Trenton DuVal, contributing editor at NetSquared, and originally appeared on their blog. complex projects that require careful management. complete their projects. options that nonprofits can use for project and task management. Project management software helps organizations manage the complexities of. large projects through scheduling, budget estimation, team. Project Management Options. Microsoft Project.