New to TechSoup: Skype Credit and Subscriptions

Tech Soup Blog

Eligible organizations can now request donations of credit vouchers or subscriptions for Microsoft's Skype. For those unfamiliar with Skype, it provides voice calling, video calling, instant messaging, and more, allowing users to communicate with other Skype users and with mobile phones and landlines. You can use Skype Credit to save your organization money on domestic and international calls, access the Internet while traveling by connecting to WiFi hotspots, and more.

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How to Track Someone’s IP Address on Skype

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Skype is Microsoft’s software for video chatting and voice calling. Skype is one of the best video calling software that you can use to communicate with clients. Did you know that you can get someone’s IP address on Skype?

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New to TechSoup: Skype Credit

Tech Soup Blog

Eligible organizations in the United States and United Kingdom can now request donations of $20 credit vouchers for Microsoft's Skype. For those unfamiliar with Skype, it provides voice calling, video calling, instant messaging, and more, allowing users to communicate with other Skype users and with mobile phones and landlines. See a full list of Skype features. The free Skype software runs on computers, smartphones, and other devices. Skype for Social Good.

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New to TechSoup: Skype Credit

Tech Soup Blog

Eligible organizations in the United States and United Kingdom can now request donations of $20 credit vouchers for Microsoft's Skype. For those unfamiliar with Skype, it provides voice calling, video calling, instant messaging, and more, allowing users to communicate with other Skype users and with mobile phones and landlines. See a full list of Skype features. The free Skype software runs on computers, smartphones, and other devices. Skype for Social Good.

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Skype: the Link Between the UK and Uganda

Tech Soup Blog

" Alongside Africa recently received a selection of Skype credit vouchers as a donation via Technology Trust , TechSoup Global's UK partner. Adoption of Skype has addressed what has always been a huge challenge — and expense — for the organization: the practicalities of communication. " "We use Skype extensively," explains Lawrance. Skype credit vouchers are also available to qualifying U.S.

You Can Use Skype to Video and Promote Your Next Church Event for Free

Tech Soup Blog

Instead of paying to advertise in local newspapers, I took a few minutes to record three short video interviews with Randy and Monica over Skype. Set Up Skype. If you don't have a Skype account, go to and follow the easy instructions. Skype doesn't have a video record feature, but there are several programs that will help you do that. Then link Evaer to your Skype account, following this instructional video I found on YouTube. How I Started.

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Skype Me! Double Edge Sword.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I mentioned my experience using SKYPE to connect with some Cambodian bloggers and my kids to hear a native Khmer speaker say some words, she told us about the wonderful language conversation communities popping up around SKYPE, including one where people who want to practice speaking with native speakers are matched. While catching up on my email, I found this wonderful post from Teacher Sol about how she is using SKYPE to have a world wide conversation.

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Install and Use Skype: Free to Use, Easy to Install

Tech Soup Blog

I use Skype all the time, especially when I am telecommuting. If I need to speak with them using voice, I can do that using Skype too. With Skype you can make free calls over the Internet to other people on Skype for as long as you like, to wherever you like. It is free to download and free to chat with others using Skype.

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Video Job Interviews With Skype

AFP Blog

Video Job Interviews With Skype: "To save on interviewing costs, companies are turning to their computers instead of phones and offices to conduct job interviews, including using programs like Skype to conduct long-distance or even international initial interviews

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A Conversation with Teresa Crawford About Skype with Video

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week, Teresa Crawford skyped me out of the blue. As it turned out, my webcam had just arrived and I also wanted to test it out with Skype. My goals for this screencast: -Informal conversation about benefit of using Skype with video -Integrate music, real life video, screen video capture to figure out best production flow -Weave audio/video channels -Do over narration of a real life video clip -Do the whole project in less than two hours (goal met!)

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Friday Fun Links: Skype Tea, Daily DoGooder, and Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution

Have Fun - Do Good

Having Skype Tea with Amy Sample Ward. This spring I've been "having tea" via Skype with faraway friends and colleagues who I'd love to hang out with if they lived closer. A list of some of the people, things, and events that inspired me, or added fun to my week. Reading about "Happiness Hacks" in Reality is Broken: Why Games Make Us Better and How They Can Change the World by Jane McGonigal.

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Celebrating Chinese New Year with Skype, Flickr, Stickers and Paper

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I told them that after circle we would use SKYPE internet phone to call Nick in Hong Kong. While IT director went back to her office and grabbed her laptop loaded with SKYPE, Harry's teacher and I asked the kids to brainstorm a list of questions they wanted to ask Nick. " (Later, in a Skype conversation, Nick let me know he got the mail and sent a podcast response !)

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3 Nonprofits Doing Cool Things With Tech


Walden Woods Project uses Skype to reach classrooms. Microsoft’s Skype is now used for more than refugee aid workers. Industry News Leadership Tech computers microsoft mobile nonprofit technology refurbished Skype Image courtesy of SustaiNet Software. The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees shared the idea of connecting aid workers with students to share experiences.

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Skype's Acquisition of GroupMe Gives Microsoft A Social Life | Fast Company

AFP Blog

Skype's Acquisition of GroupMe Gives Microsoft A Social Life | Fast Company : The reaction to Skype's proposed acquisition of the New York City-based group messaging service GroupMe for $85 million has been nearly universal: Good for Skype.

When Your Office Is Everywhere: How to Telecommute (Part 2)

Tech Soup Blog

No matter where I'm based, I'd still be spending most of my day on email, Skype, Google+ Hangouts, and the phone. Email, Skype , and Google+ Hangouts keep me in touch with my Netsquared organizers. web conferencing video conferencing Skype telework Yammer telecommuting We know not all good work happens in the office. That's why we're sharing TechSoup's tips and best practices for telework in a three-part series. Don't miss part one !

Telework Tales: The Tools We Use to Stay Connected (Part 1)

Tech Soup Blog

I mainly used TechSoup donor products: the Skype chat application; and ReadyTalk audio, web, and video conferencing services. When working remotely, I use Skype chat very frequently for quick questions or to set up meeting times, and I use ReadyTalk for the actual multiple-person meetings. web conferencing video conferencing Skype telework telecommuting Technology has enabled rapid adoption of telework (also called telecommuting) since the turn of the century.

Tips for Remote Presenting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In the past, I have presented remotely using skype audio and video. Last year I audio-skyped into a conference in the UK to present with Steve Bridger. Tags: Conferences Tips Training Design ffog remote presentation skype twitter video Financial Officers Group. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

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How TechSoup Does Telework (Part 3)

Tech Soup Blog

For meetings or chatting, we use Skype a lot, which is good for group text chat or group voice and video if everyone is in a different place and has a good Internet connection. remote work web conferencing Google for Nonprofits audio conferencing Skype Google Hangouts telework office 365 telecommuting Working remotely can increase both productivity and employee satisfaction.

Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home links for 2006-11-08 links for 2006-11-08 Last Updated on Wednesday, 8 November 2006 08:25 Written by Steve Wednesday, 8 November 2006 08:25 Reflective letters / lettering and logo heat transfer – iron on Reflective letters (tags: bike commute reflective ) Skype Web Toolbar for Mozilla Firefox The Skype Web Toolbar recognises phone numbers and Skype Names on webpages, so that you can call with one click, through Skype.

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Better than the Skype integration using Salesforce Call Center. If they can fix the outbound called ID problem that Skype has, I’m sold. Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Ribbit: very cool phone integration to come Ribbit: very cool phone integration to come Last Updated on Monday, 17 December 2007 12:03 Written by Steve Monday, 17 December 2007 12:03 I just watched the demo of Ribbit for Very cool integration of phone calls with Salesforce.

How to Get Someone’s IP from Discord: Location on Discord

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In simpler terms, this is a chat app that has a similar concept like Skype and TeamSpeak or a professional platform like slack. Do you know how to get someone’s IP from Discord? Here are three of the best ways to grab someone’s IP address from Discord.

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Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development

Forum One

Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

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Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home Application Features vs. API Application Features vs. API Last Updated on Thursday, 19 January 2006 12:44 Written by Steve Thursday, 19 January 2006 12:25 Interesting article over at Skype Journal talking about the Skype application and how the API stinks. They posit that Skype hasn’t embraced the API and won’t take off as a platform until they do.

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Free Agents in UK: Militant Optimists and Positive Disruptors

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Some of the first nonprofit and social media I connected with through blogs five years ago are in the UK – so it was nice to catch up with Steve Bridger begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting , Nick Booth , and David Wilcox. I arrived in London yesterday on my way back from Kenya to give a couple of talks about The Networked Nonprofit.

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An Interview of Me in GEO Magazine in Italy - Anyone Understand Italian?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She just skyped me to let me know it's on newstands now (in Italy). GEO magazine writer Marta Mainieri did an interview with me recently for the magazine. Anyone speak or read Italian

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25 Years of VolunteerHub – Employees Reflect on the Company and Culture

Volunteer Hub

Over the course of 25 years, VolunteerHub has helped thousands of nonprofits recruit, engage, and manage volunteers. Here is what VolunteerHub employees had to say about the company and culture.

Connect with an Old Friend This Week

Have Fun - Do Good

Call, Skype, write, have coffee. "Friendship is the only cement that will ever hold the world together." Woodrow Wilson No Meatless Monday post today 'cause instead of trying new recipes, I spent the week getting reading for a reunion with three old friends. Spending time with them was like having an endless bowl of delicious and nourishing soup. Connect with an old friend this week. Whatever feels right. It will fill you up. Promise. Tweet

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So You Want To Be A Consultant?

Robert Weiner

Holly Ross, NTEN’s Executive Director interviewed me via Skype a few weeks ago and posted the video at I’m organizing two workshops for NTEN’s upcoming Nonprofit Technology Conference on the topic So You Want To Be A Consultant? ( The workshops are described here and here.) &cid=159&uid=13. The audio and video aren’t quite in sync, but I think it came out well otherwise. 101 – Can A Robot Write Better Than You?

The Fundraising Authority

Please let me know if you would like to get together in person or via Skype. Would it make sense for us to get together in person or via Skype? What happens when your nonprofit uses an A.I. writing assistant for fundraising?

The search for good web conferencing, take 2

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

But interestingly, Yugma is now integrated with Skype, which totally changes the whole audio on a separate channel issue. It does mean that everyone who is involved in a webinar needs to install Skype – but that seems to be a minor issue, to my mind. But, you can’t use the Skype edition on Linux yet, either. And, as a competitor to Skype, ooVoo is much lighter on your system it’s quite easy to use.

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How To Make The Most of Google For Nonprofits


Google Meet works like Zoom or Skype, allowing you to host virtual presentations and meetings with invited guests. On average, there are over 70,000 Google searches conducted every minute, which averages out to be approximately 5.5 billion total searches per day!

How to get your educational nonprofit into classrooms, without leaving the office

The Nerdy NonProfit

All you need is a reliable webcam and a video streaming platform like Skype or Facebook Live. Educational nonprofits face some barriers when reaching their target audiences.

You Can Hear Teresa's Too

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week while I busy trying to shoot a scene for an upcoming screencast, I forgot to turn off my SKYPE. She wasn't interested in catching up, rather she was testing a Skype set up for a co-worker. She also offered to help me test my video camera hook-up to Skype. Anyway, now you don't have to wait for Teresa to Skype you to hear her. If anyone uses one of the logitech cameras with Skype and can help me, you'd make my day

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Great reads from around the web on October 14th

Amy Sample Ward

" Facebook And Skype Officially Announce New Integration – "Today Facebook and Skype officially announced a new partnership which includes the complete integration of the Facebook newsfeed into Skype as well as the phonebook which lists all of a Skype user’s Facebook friends. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day.

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Cause Camp: From Humble Roots to Must-Attend Conference

NonProfit Hub

This was long before Zoom, and Skype was still relatively new. The technology wasn’t nearly as sophisticated as it is today but Haydon was able to present via Skype with a microphone set next to the laptop’s speaker to project his voice to the room.

Microsoft Office 2016 Is Now Available!

Tech Soup Blog

Skype for Business (formerly Lync Desktop). All Office suites now include OneNote, and the Office suites for Windows include Skype for Business. The newest version of Office is now available as a donation through TechSoup! Eligible organizations can request the following Office 2016 products for Windows: Office Standard or Office Professional Plus. Access. Outlook. PowerPoint. Publisher. Project or Project Professional. Visio Standard or Visio Professional.

How to Produce Your Own Podcast

For interviews outside of the Bay Area, I use ecamm call recorder for Skype , and a Logitech USB headset. (If If you have a PC, you could try Pamela for Skype). Overall, the recording sounds best if the call is Skype to Skype, but it's usually OK if I call the interviewee's land line too. "The percentage of Americans who have ever watched or listened to a podcast is 45%, up from 43% one year ago.

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Staying in Touch with Staff and Colleagues, Virtually

Tech Soup Blog

Have you used instant messaging (IM), Skype, or Wimba video conferencing to collaborate with a others far away? In our office, I'm usually logged on to Skype and AIM (or Pidgin ) most of my days in order to answer quick questions from co-workers whether I'm working from home, traveling, or simply down the hall. Or maybe even nearby?

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Jason's Job Widget and the Show Yourself Widget

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Skype /cambodia4kids. Jason over at Democracy in Action has created a job posting widget ! Beth Kanter. Flickr /cambodia4kidsorg. Myspace /sharingfoundation. Linkedin /bethkanter. Twitter /kanter. YouTube /bethkanter. Technorati /kanter. Get your own Widget. That's the show yourself widget via Jane's E-Learning Pick of the Day with a hat tip to Stephen Downes. I'm so weak. Back to work

Outstanding Offers and New Products of 2014 (Bonus: Crossword Puzzle!)

Tech Soup Blog

The 400-foot range, 12-hour charge, Skype compatibility, and secure encryption let you move around the office. Skype Credits Help You Save on Calls. Skype's pilot offer was so popular that this Microsoft product became a permanent addition in November. Beyond just instant messaging and free Skype-to-Skype calls, Skype can help you save on voice and video calling to cell phones and landlines, plus access a host of other features.

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Juicy Blogging Giveaway and Interview

Have Fun - Do Good

To celebrate this fun event, I'm giving away a one-hour blog coaching session (via phone or Skype). Guess what? This week I'm the featured guest on one of my favorite podcasts, the Tranquility du Jour Podcast, hosted by the inspiring and lovely Kimberly Wilson. Wahoo! You can listen to it on her blog , on the player below, or via iTunes. To enter, share the URL and name of one of your favorite blogs in the comments below, or on Facebook by Friday, April 20th.

Internet Strategy on the Cheap: Tools and Resources

Have Fun - Do Good

Use when recording with Skype. $42 42 on Amazon Skype Podcast Recording Software Skype [link] (Skype to Skype is free. You can pay monthly, or as you go if you call from Skype to a phone). Ecamm Network Call Recorder for Skype $14.95 (for Mac) [link] HotRecorder for Skype $19.95 (for PC) [link] Powergramo for Skype $14.95-$34.95 (for PC) [link] Podcasting Editing Software Audacity: Free.

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