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  • Forum Reply: RE: Philippines: Life's Journey Mobile Apps

    Parish Youth Committee (PYC) - Pagbilao, Quezon Chapter formerly known as Buklod Diwa ng Kabataan (1980) is a not-for-profit youth led religious and community organization under of Parish Pastoral Council(PPC) recognized by Roman Catholic Church and of course our local government here in Philippines...
  • Forum Thread: Volunteer your IT business or department to help Afghanistan?

    BPEACE is a nonprofit organization that works to help people in post-conflict countries develop viable businesses. I've been volunteering with them for a couple of years now. BPEACE is bringing their latest group of promising entrepreneurs to the USA from Afghanistan, and one of them is Azimulhaq...
  • Forum Thread: Want to be our guinea pig? Help TechSoup and get a small gift

    TechSoup has another key usability study we are conducting for our ongoing improvements to the TechSoup website. We are looking for some participants who don't aren't very familiar with TechSoup, so if you or someone you know are aware of TechSoup but haven't spent much time on the site...
  • Forum Thread: The new and improved TechSoup forums!

    I am very excited to say that we're close to going live w/ the first phase of upgrades to the TechSoup community forums. We are upgrading to the latest version of the Community Server platform, which is the software that powers our online forums. With the upgrade, there will be improved stability...
  • Forum Thread: Be Our Guinea Pig! Help TechSoup with Usability Testing

    As many of you might know, TechSoup is in the long process of making big changes and improvements to our website--and we want our users to have imput into the design! We're looking for participants in a key usability study to help TechSoup improve our website. Testing will take one hour and can be...
  • Forum Thread: New here.... and don't even know where to post my question....

    Hi, everyone. i head a small non profit in upstate NY... Sample Soap. The only charity in Rochester, NY, that won't take your money. we only want toiletries you don't want. Tech Soup is just terrific.... and i need a tech answer. the problem is that i don't have a vocabulary for...
  • Forum Thread: bar code printing

    We are a food pantry, attempting to expedite our client's visits by bar coding cards.When the client arrives, all we do is scan the card and the necessary information is brought up for processing for food. Does anyone familiar with bar code printing software, know of any that software that is...
  • Forum Thread: Microsoft Licensing has changed: eOpen is now Volume License Service Center - what you need to know!

    I was very confused today as I tried to login to retrieve some of our Microsoft licenses that we bought through TechSoup, and discovered that eOpen (the former MS website that handled this stuff) is gone, and now redirects to another site called Volume License Service Center . The first page on the...
  • Forum Thread: Are you a Faith-Based Org? This webinar is for you: Thurs., Aug. 19, 11 am Pacific

    TechSoup is offering a free webinar on Thursday, August 19, 11 a.m. Pacific time (2pm Eastern) for churches and faith-based organizations. If you work for this type of organization and are interested in learning more about the TechSoup donation program, register for this webinar and hear from Account...
  • Forum Thread: Postini pulling legit emails

    We just started using Postini here at TechSoup. It's a big improvement over our previous spam filter, but lately about 90% of the emails that get quarantined by Postini are legit. I go through every day and have the legit ones delivered, but it only lets me do it one message at a time so it can get...
  • Forum Thread: Interesting series on Online Privacy--check it out

    NPR just did the final installment of their series, " The End of Privacy ". I highly recommend checking it out. It's a little scary, but also gave me things to think about for how to use social media either personally or for an organization, with an eye to the legal and social ramifications...
  • Forum Thread: Third party registry and file cleaners

    I have used Easy Clean, Registry Mechanic, and Registry Booster over time and found interesting results. I also have done extensive manual regedit, a chore, no doubt! Here comes the "but....." : My old Xp machines are grumpy and while using a combo of registry cleaners, I have found that...
  • Forum Thread: Anti-virus

    Which anti virus should I be using? Norton Antivirus 2011 or the Norton Antivirus 360? Is one better than the other? It is for a small non-profit organization and I am looking into protecting 4 computers and I do have wireless network. Thanks
  • Forum Thread: Anti-Spam software

    I work for a very small non-profit organization (12 computer users, only 3 frequently). We have been having a major problem with SPAM. While a couple of us are decently handy with computers we don't have an "IT person" on staff. We don't have a central server and everyone is using...
  • Forum Thread: Exchange 2007 anti spam & anti virus solutions?

    Hi All, I'm looking for a new anti spam/virus solution for our Exchange 2007 server. Our environment is: - 56 users / mailboxes - 13 miscellaneous mailboxes (equipment, info, special purpose, project specific) - single dedicated Exchange 2007 Standard box with latest service pack (all...
  • Forum Thread: Free vs Paid Video Tools

    One question that came up in our expert webinars was, "Why should I use video tools that have fees attached when there are many 2.0 tools, that are usually free that will do the same thing?" I posed this question on Twitter as well and got this response from @francisaquino : @penguinasana...
  • Forum Thread: Need Help for digital story telling wish list for grant!

    The video we currently use to tell our organization's story and mission is badly in need of an update, so we will be submitting a grant proposal for a video camera, mac book, and projector to shoot new footage, create a new video and show it to potential donors and at our events, as well as to post...
  • Forum Thread: Voices from the TechSoup Community: Video Editing Voilà!

    With TechSoup's second Digital Storytelling Event just around the corner, we have video editing on the brain! Check out this compilation of video editing recommendations culled from the TechSoup community forums. Got another video editing question or tool to recommend? Post it here! Best, ...
  • Forum Thread: Museum Tour Apps

    Looking for information on companies that develop mobile tour app for museum. We are small, Western Film Museum looking for economical way to provide visitors with better experience while in the musuem.
  • Forum Thread: Video Editing Software ideas

    Hello, I recently signed up for TechSoup and noticed that my organization isn't authorized to get any Adobe products. Can anyone suggest any basic video editing software either through TechSoup or another location? I just need to either take the raw file, or vob file and cut them down, piece them...
  • Forum Thread: Ready for another Challenge? Enter the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards

    If the Digital Storytelling Challenge got you going on creating videos, there's another great contest coming your way. Starting today, the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards is open for submissions. 2010 brought a lot of terrific videos from nonprofits. If you're one of them, this is the perfect...
  • Forum Thread: Cool tool for accessible video

    I just saw this blog post on Universal Subtitles , which are a cool new tool that allows you to add subtitles to any video. Best of all, it seems pretty easy to do. I think there's a lot of potential benefit not only for hearing impaired folks, but also for international audiences viewing your video...
  • Forum Thread: Lessons Learned so far - Digital Storytelling Challenge

    Our team at ATCAA has been working on the digital storytelling challenge as a way to learn how to use technology simply and easily, and teach our community about the power and responsibility of using technology for applications such as telling stories. Here are some of the challenges/issues we have...
  • Forum Thread: Video that's made an impact

    For those of you who have made videos in the past for your org., what was the result? What kind of impact did your videos have on your supporters? Whether you've made a video or not, what nonprofit video that you've seen made an impact on you? Post your favorite examples of compelling nonprofit...
  • Forum Thread: Takeaways from TSDigs event

    If you missed today's webinar on how to tell your digital story you definitely missed out (fortunately there are archives!). A great presentation by Michael Margolis and Rob Kershaw led our over 1100 participants through what it takes to tell a good story. As you can imagine, we had many more...