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. 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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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. See a full list of Skype features. The free Skype software runs on computers, smartphones, and other devices. Learn more about 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. See a full list of Skype features. The free Skype software runs on computers, smartphones, and other devices. Learn more about 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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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.

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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. " "We use Skype extensively," explains Lawrance. Skype credit vouchers are also available to qualifying U.S.

Skype Me, Dr. Memory!

Gavin's Digital Diner

A few days ago, a reader of this humble blog asked if I knew a way to embed “Skype Presence&# in a SharePoint Web Part. A few minutes on the Skype site turned up some Skype web-widgets—– basically HTML code one can embed on a blog or web page — that gave me what I needed: HTML that would display Skype “presence&# by Skype name (what I call a SkypeID). My first attempted yielded the result above — a webpart with my Skype status and name.

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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. How I Started.

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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.

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Skype to Conference Call Bridge Line? Free?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Everytime I use skype conference calls, it is a pain - echoes, static, dropped lines, etc. My solution this morning - I called US person on my landline and used skype with my mic/speaker. Click to see larger photo in flickr with notes.

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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.

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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. If you need more detailed how to information in using SKYPE. Nonprofit Uses of Skype Skype Activism.

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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.

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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.

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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

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.

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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.

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. 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.

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Resource Roundup 5/11 | Idealware


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Join Now! Whats New? Learn more Help Sign In delicious Home Bookmarks Popular Recent Look up a URL People Go to a User Tags Explore ONE/Northwests Bookmarks Bookmarks | Network | Tags | Subscriptions Site: [link] Email: See more bookmarks in Popular or Recent.

Video Chatting Connects Operations | The NonProfit Times

AFP Blog

Video Chatting Connects Operations | The NonProfit Times : Laura Quinn, executive director and founder of Portland, Maine-based Idealware, said that Skype is ideal for organizations that have a lot of remote partners. “It’s It’s a free way to do video conferencing,” said Quinn. You are able to see people’s faces and gestures — things you wouldn’t get over a phone line. It makes people feel like they are part of the team even if they are far away

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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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Resource Roundup 12/19 | 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 12/19 By Laura Quinn , December 19, 2006 VoIP Tools And Online Audio Conferencing Technologies: A Mini-Guide ( Kolabora ) Another fabulous guide from Kolabora - this one on VOIP and audio conferencing software such as Skype , Vonage , GoogleTalk.

The Remote Office: Putting Free Video Conferencing Tools to the Test


Skype ([link]. The Good: So far, as we’ve tried out Skype, video quality has been higher and more consistent than we had with Hangouts, and audio has (mostly) been more reliable.

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Window for charity - Local News - The Aucklander

AFP Blog

Window for charity - Local News - The Aucklander : "A Skype connection allows a Remuera family to 'meet' one of the African children they have sponsored for the cost of a few cups of coffee, writes Rebecca Blithe. As thunder cracks and lightning flashes over the roof of a family home in Remuera, a young woman from Zambia peers from a computer screen into a world she has only ever read about

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


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.

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.

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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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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.

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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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 Produce Your Own Podcast

Have Fun - Do Good

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). "The percentage of Americans who have ever watched or listened to a podcast is 45%, up from 43% one year ago.

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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Top 5 Mobile Articles to Read This Week

Mobile Commons

Why Capital One’s First Messenger Bot Skipped Facebook In Favor Of Texting Instead of launching Eno through an app like Facebook Messenger or Skype, Capital One is sticking with plain old SMS.

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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).

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Your Weekly Mobile News Roundup

Mobile Commons

Skype’s new Universal Windows 10 app will soon include SMS integration – This seems to support insider previews that there are plans to reintegrate Skype and its operating system messaging experience.

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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!

How to Contact Nina Simon

Museum 2.0

com by phone 831.331.5460 by foot 1040 Mystery Spot Road Santa Cruz, CA 95065 by social media Facebook LinkedIn Twitter you can chat with me on gchat (ninaksimon), ichat (qquetzal), and skype (ninaksimon by email nina @ museumtwo.

Building a Thriving 21st Century Association: Interview with Jeff De Cagna of Principled Innovation


Note : Still trying to get the Skype recordings optimized, so my side of the video is a bit pixelated.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

And Skype is getting in, too, with Cortana. During its Build conference, Microsoft demoed how Skype users will soon be able to start a chat with Cortana and get things done just by having a conversation. We’re starting a new feature on the Mobile Commons blog!

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