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  • Blog Post: Free Webinar on October 11 from GiftWorks: Your Nonprofit Stories & Facebook

    This guest post was authored by Declan Murphy, marketing and social media coordinator at GiftWorks . He maintains the social media presence for GiftWorks via Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn as well as their website and blog, in addition to hosting GiftWorks monthly webinars. Join Robin Blakely and...
  • Blog Post: Disaster Preparedness and Relief Survey: Win an Amazon Gift Card!

    Have you ever checked out TechSoup's Disaster Planning and Recovery Toolkit ? It's a good place to turn for any organization whose tech infrastructure has suffered a disaster, natural or otherwise. We're overhauling the manual and toolkit, and we need your help! If you have ten minutes to spare, please...
  • Blog Post: Voiding vs. Deleting Checks in QuickBooks

    This QuickTips video deals with voiding versus deleting your checks. While I am using QuickBooks 2013 this will work on any version. You want to void or delete your check to make sure your books are current and reflecting your correct balance. When you void a check QuickBooks will edit the check...
  • Blog Post: Enroll in Online Courses from easyLearning

    Online courses from easyLearning by Serebra provide busy nonprofiters with access to more than 1,500 technical and professional courses. And, organizations that provide workforce and job skills training can share easyLearning courses with constituents. These courses are great for someone like...
  • 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: New Tutorial: How to Download Your Adobe Donation

    Are you interested in requesting an Adobe product through TechSoup ? Do you want to know more about the Adobe donation download process? If so, check out our newest video, How to Download Your Adobe Donation . In How to Download Your Adobe Donation , we explain how to download your Adobe donation...
  • Blog Post: Learn to Use "Track Changes" in Microsoft Word 2010

    This blog post from Addictive Tips demonstrates how to use the track changes feature of Word 2010. The Track Changes feature allows MS Word to keep track of the changes you make in a document. It is also known as redline, or redlining. Its real usage can be seen when, two or more persons need to edit...
  • 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: 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: Free GiftWorks Webinar on December 4: Can Your Board Tell Your Story?

    This guest post was authored by Declan Murphy, marketing and social media coordinator at GiftWorks . He maintains the social media presence for GiftWorks via Twitter , Facebook , and LinkedIn as well as their website and blog , in addition to hosting GiftWorks' monthly webinars . Visit the GiftWorks...
  • Blog Post: Setting Up To-Do Notes in QuickBooks

    Gregg Bossen teaches QuickBooks Made Easy , a live seminar program designed exclusively for nonprofit organizations around the country. Did you know that in QuickBooks you can set To-Do Notes that you can attach to donors or members? This makes it easier to keep up-to-date with important tasks...
  • 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: 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: Community Organizers Handbook: Launching a Resource for NetSquared Local and Beyond!

    This post was originally posted on the NetSquared Blog and was written by Amy Sample Ward. Over the last few years, the NetSquared Local network (a project of TechSoup Global's) has grown from just a few groups in only a couple countries, to 70+ groups in 21+ countries! Those local groups are organized...
  • Blog Post: 10NTC: Nonprofit IT Directors Swap Tips on Educating Employees

    Going into the IT Directors Affinity Group at this year's NTC conference, I expected to be lost during most of what I thought would be a highly technical discussion. The group talk was led by Colin Boyle, IT director at Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida . But instead of plunging into...
  • Blog Post: Special Offer: Bulk Discounts on Quicken Software for Training

    If your nonprofit offers financial literacy or small business-development training, TechSoup Stock is offering a special limited-time opportunity to request bulk quantities of Quicken software at discounted administrative fees, thanks to a donation by Intuit. While supplies last, eligible U.S. nonprofits...
  • Blog Post: TechSoup for Libraries Spotlight: Amber Slaven of Bellevue Library

    We've got a new spotlight up at TechSoup for Libraries that nonprofits might learn from, as well. This one's about Amber Slaven, a librarian who got her start at Bellevue Library with a pretty great gig: driving a Winnebago outfitted as a mobile computer classroom. Amber's specialty is...
  • Blog Post: Windows MultiPoint Server Now Available on TechSoup

    We've got a new Microsoft product available here at TechSoup that might be useful for libraries, organizations with computer labs, or other multi-user computing environments: Windows MultiPoint Server 2010 . It's a new operating system that allows multiple users to simultaneously share one computer,...
  • Blog Post: BTOP Projects at Work: Developing an Engaging Curriculum

    This post originally appeared on the TechSoup for Libraries blog and was authored by Jennifer Anthony. An engaging, tailored curriculum can make all the difference when providing training to people who have had minimal experience with technology. In these communities, the proper training can be a catalyst...
  • 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: Get the Tools to Train and Educate

    For nonprofits, libraries, and their constituents, training is esse ntial to keep knowledge and skills up to date. Whether your organization is training its own staff in nonprofit management, or teaching others technical skills, TechSoup can help you get started. Train on Over 150 Products with...
  • Blog Post: Free GiftWorks Webinar: 5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses on 8/22

    Join Jay Wilkinson from Firespring and GiftWorks for a free webinar, 5 Secrets of Email Marketing Geniuses on T hursday, August 22nd at 2:30 p.m. Eastern time . In this educational session, you will discover what the best nonprofit marketers already know -- that email marketing is a skill that can...
  • Blog Post: Refresher on Assistive Technologies for People with Vision Impairments

    Kami Griffiths, my co-worker and training facilitator par excellence organized a Meetup last Friday at the San Francisco LightHouse for the Blind , which I was fortunate enough to attend. The presenters, Patty Quinonez and Shen Kuan were both power users of assistive technology themselves and experts...
  • 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: Comcast Internet Essentials - A Green Program to Bridge the Digital Divide

    One of the big pieces of digital divide news in the U.S. this summer is the Comcast Internet Essentials Program . This new program is rolling out this month in 39 states offering $10 per month broadband Internet program to low-income families with children who are eligible to receive free school...