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  • Blog Post: Free Donor Development Webinar Next Week

    On Thursday, February 11, 2010 from 12:00-1:30 p.m. Eastern time, our donor partner Mission Research (which donates it's fundraising and donor-management software GiftWorks to eligible nonprofits and libraries) will host a free webinar for nonprofits on building an effective development committee. Linda...
  • Blog Post: Free NTEN Cloud Webinars

    This summer NTEN is hosting a series of five free webinars about cloud computing entitled Nonprofits & Cloud Computing: A Guide to Navigating the Nonprofit Cloud . The webinar series is available to everyone at no cost, whether you're an NTEN member or not thanks to a grant from Google.org...
  • Blog Post: TechSoup at NTC: Talk Back, Security, Online Communities, Tech Planning, and More!

    The time has come. The 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) has begun. Sessions have started this morning Twitterers and bloggers are live - blogging left and right. Some sessions are being broadcast live or presented via webinar through NTEN's site so even if you're not able to attend in person...
  • Blog Post: TechSoup Talks Webinar on June 23: Free and Easy Collaboration with Office Live Workspace

    If you've ever emailed yourself files so you could access them at home, fumbled with thumb drives, or struggled with sending large files to your collaborators, you need this webinar ! Office Live Workspace (OLW) is a free online tool available from Microsoft to help you store, share, and collaborate...
  • Blog Post: Conferencing Virtually with Libraries in Iowa

    Back in January of 2008, a network of rural libraries decided to host an online conference to provide an opportunity for library staff and trustees to attend continuing education sessions in an online format, helping to reduce the strain on staffing and budgets. It was such a success that in January...
  • Blog Post: The Potential of SharePoint for Nonprofits and Public Libraries - Free Webinar March 9

    Nonprofits and libraries are consistently challenged to collaborate with their staffs, boards, and other supporters in efficient and effective ways. Organizational history, content, knowledge, and files may live with different people, in various email inboxes, or on different computers or file servers...
  • Blog Post: Managing IT Volunteers: Webinar Next Thursday!

    Do you want to involve volunteers in computer and Internet-related tasks at your nonprofit organization? This free webinar, to celebrate National Volunteer Appreciation Week (April 19-25), will focus on ways nonprofits and libraries can recruit and screen such volunteers, identify suitable tech-related...
  • Blog Post: Develop Your Social Media Strategy with NTEN

    What: NTEN is holding an online workshop on social media using a Choose Your Own Expert format. They've gathered a group of nonprofit social media experts to help you devise a solid organizational strategy and learn the secrets of a variety of social media tools.  After an opening plenary by Beth Kanter...
  • Blog Post: Free Webinar January 26: Robin Blakely's PR THERAPY for Nonprofit Heroes

    Join GiftWorks (one of TechSoup's donor partners) and author, business trainer, coach, and former nonprofit executive Robin Blakely on Wednesday, January 26, at 3:00 p.m. Eastern time for a free webinar on public relations . The author of the business book PR THERAPY and the assignment editor...
  • Blog Post: Nonprofits Live Recap: Great Presentations

    Great presentation skills always come handy whether you're offering an educational training, making a keynote speech, or bringing new funders aboard. In our ongoing mission to provide technology information and resources to nonprofit organizations and libraries, TechSoup’s latest Nonprofits...
  • Blog Post: Stop Spam Webinar Recording

    Spam is unavoidable, but there are ways to minimize and ways to manage. These are some of the things discussed in last Tuesday's TechSoup Talks webinar . I interviewed Eytan Urbas, from Mailshell and Scott Ebert, the IT Manager the Ross Ragland Theater. We learned how spam is detected and how Mailshell...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar February 27: What Are Managed IT Services and When Should You Use Them?

    For nonprofits and libraries with little or no in-house tech staff, it can be difficult to determine when you can "wing it" and use your own skills for a technology project and when to rely on outside help. Some external tech help can take the form of friends or volunteers while other...
  • Blog Post: Idealware Email Fundraising Courses: Discount for TechSoup Readers!

    Our friends at Idealware.org are conducting two courses on the ins and outs of email fundraising this fall, starting tomorrow. They're offering a 15% discount to TechSoup readers , so use the code GD15EF during checkout to get access to these great email fundraising events on the cheap! This first is...
  • Blog Post: How to Manage Events Successfully and Easily: Free Webinar June 26

    This post was authored by Natasha Geraghty-Medved, Acteva ’s marketing specialist. She has six years of event marketing management and social media marketing experience. She has a master's degree in marketing from Golden Gate University as well as certificates in integrated marketing communications...
  • Blog Post: Social Media Tips & Secrets from Heather Mansfield

    You've heard the maxims of social media before: "Join the conversation," "Engage your audience," "Be authentic!" ' but what does all of that really mean? If you attended last Thursday's free webinar, 10 Social Media Tips & Secrets , you can now answer these questions for yourself. Of the nearly 400...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar September 24: Microsoft's Office 365 for Nonprofits

    Want to learn more about how Office 365 works and pricing available exclusively to you? Interested in learning how Office 365 might benefit your nonprofit organization? Join TechSoup, Microsoft, and Tech Impact for a free, one-hour webinar on Tuesday, September 24 at 11 a.m. Pacific time...
  • Blog Post: Upcoming Webinar January 16: Baby Steps 4 - Video Post-Production and Promotion

    In the fourth and final webinar in the free Baby Steps series, we'll show you what to do now that you've got your video footage captured! Join us on Thursday, January 16 at 11 a.m. Pacific time to learn about different video editing tools, for both high-quality digital video and easy-to...
  • Blog Post: What's New in ReadyTalk

    Good news for customers who either have or are thinking of requesting a ReadyTalk donation through TechSoup: you can now include up to 25 participants in a web conference at no additional charge. Previously, the limit was 15. ReadyTalk has also added enhanced web conferencing features and functionality...
  • Blog Post: How to Evaluate Your Digital Literacy Program: Free Webinar on June 30

    Access to the Internet and computer training are key services public libraries and some nonprofits provide. To bolster their efforts, the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act provided $7.2 billion to expand access to broadband services in the United States. Many groups received BTOP funding...
  • Blog Post: NTC, Round 2: September 16-17

    Update: TechSoup users can get a 25% discount off of the regular registration fee by using the special discount code "TS25" when you register here . Did you miss your chance to attend NTEN's annual Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) back in April? Here's your chance to catch up on the many conversations...
  • Blog Post: Online Learning Spotlight: Computer Security, Alpha Five, and More

    Are you too busy to leave your desk to learn a new skill or idea? Is your budget so tight that covering the cost of traveling makes attending training sessions impossible? If this describes you and your organization this list is for you! Take advantage of these low cost training solutions that you can...
  • Blog Post: Principles of Social Media Strategy Webinar with Beth Kanter: August 11

    Beth Kanter (a very familiar name to readers of this blog!) will be hosting a webinar on social media strategy in partnership with The Society of Nonprofit Organizations on August 11 from 1-2:30 p.m. Eastern time. From SNPO: Social media is transforming how nonprofits do their work and relate to external...
  • Blog Post: NTEN Leadership Series with John Kenyon

    If one of your New Year's resolutions is to hone your skills on nonprofit technology, then here's a series to help you accomplish that goal. John Kenyon, a nonprofit consultant and overall technology guru, is holding a bunch of webinars in the early new year on topics from basic-level understanding of...
  • Blog Post: Organizing a Free Event? Get Free Event Management Software

    Natasha Geraghty-Medved is Acteva ’s marketing specialist. She has six years of event marketing management and social media marketing experience. Your event is free; that doesn’t mean it can organize itself. A free event has the same amount of details and behind-the-scenes work pressures...
  • Blog Post: Manage Your Events with Ease: Upcoming Webinar on August 16

    Sponsoring an event requires a lot of planning and involves many details. Whether your event is free or requires collecting payments, you need an easy way to handle registrations, wait lists, program listings, email marketing, surveys, reports, and online calenders. Discover tips on how to effectively...