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Wednesday, September 20

  1. page Safer Internet edited ... This event can be delivered in several styles. Pick whichever works best for your local group.…
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    This event can be delivered in several styles. Pick whichever works best for your local group.
    Formats-1. View Video and Follow-Along1. View Video and Group Discussion
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    Get You? (start at 8:06)
    After the video have the group share best practices in an open discussion.
    Timeframe: 90 minutes
    Audience: 5-50
    Equipment: Projector, speakers, laptop, internet connection
    What you will need
    Internet connection (to stream Youtube video)
    Teaching Assistants (TAs) who are familiar with Excel and can circulate to help any participant who gets stuck. The TAs don't have to be Excel experts!
    The webinar, demo files and slides can be download here.

    Formats-2. Presentation from a Local Expert2. Presentation from a Local Expert
    Recruit a local volunteer who have share their Excel best practices with your members. Topics could include:
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  2. page Safer Internet edited Get Involved! Safer Host an Online Security Event This page collects two approaches you can u…
    Get Involved!
    Safer

    Host an Online Security Event
    This page collects two approaches you can use to host a presentation on online security
    Audience size: 5 - 50
    Venue: Office/meeting space, restaurant events room
    Equipment: Laptop and projector.
    Internet events: findaccess a bonus.
    Timeframe: 60 - 90 minutes
    FormatsFormats
    This event can be delivered in several styles. Pick whichever works best for
    your closest eventlocal group.
    Formats-1. View Video
    and reachFollow-Along1. View Video and Group Discussion
    Play
    the event report.
    Executive Summary: 2014 NetSquared Campaign Participation
    The Safer Internet events invited NetSquared organizers
    recorded webinar Nonprofit Security Best Practices: Are They Out to participate inGet You?
    After
    the TechSoup's Safer Online campaign, which produced webinars, blog posts and guides helping nonprofits protect their online security and privacy.
    This was
    video have the most successful NetSquared theme month ever,group share best practices in an open discussion.
    Timeframe: 90 minutes
    Audience: 5-50
    Equipment: Projector, speakers, laptop, internet connection
    What you will need
    Internet connection (to stream Youtube video)
    Teaching Assistants (TAs) who are familiar
    with 20 eventsExcel and 464 attendees participating between October 1 and November 15 2014.
    NetSquared events, organized by volunteers, helped TechSoup
    can circulate to provide another educational opportunity for our audience, especially thosehelp any participant who prefer live education. NetSquared also allowed TechSoupgets stuck. The TAs don't have to service clients outside the English-speaking world, especially in Africabe Excel experts!
    The webinar, demo files
    and Latin America. NetSquared organizers leveraged the Safer Online Guide, which was translated into five languages,slides can be download here.
    Formats-2. Presentation from a Local Expert2. Presentation from a Local Expert
    Recruit a local volunteer who have share their Excel best practices with your members. Topics could include:
    5 Excel tips
    to deliver events in Frenchincrease your productivity
    Visualizing data with Excel: chart
    and Spanish, which are language communities we are seldom able to serve.
    Adding NetSquared events
    graph best practices
    Financial modeling for nonprofits: how
    to forecast your donation revenue with Excel
    Another sexy topic you come up with!
    Timeframe: 90 minutes (60 minute presentation and 30 minute Q&A)
    Audience: 10 - 50 (limited by
    the Safer Online was a quickformat your choose and easy win. Netsquared groups are already planning monthly nonprofit tech events in theiryour venue size)
    Equipment: Projector, laptop, Microsoft Excel
    Recruiting Your Expert
    Your
    community and have accessis full of secret Excel experts! If you're looking to venues, relationships with localrecruit an expert presenter try the following people:
    Your members
    Previous
    presenters andat your group
    Your local Microsoft Store (they might also offer
    a community of nonprofits who regularly attend. What the NetSquared organizers NEED is contentvenue)
    Your colleagues
    and helpco-organizers
    Business contacts, especially those
    in identifying the right experts or panelists in their community. Using Netsquared groups assales and finance
    Search meetup for
    a waylocal user group. Topics like: Office, Office 365, data, Excel, data visualization, Microsoft, etc. might work
    What you will need
    Internet connection (to stream Youtube video)
    Members
    to expand the reach of our campaigns requiresbring their own laptop (or access to computer lab)
    Excel on each computer (eligible TechSoup members can request
    a minimal investment in staff time, since we are already supporting the groups in creating educational events. An honorarium helped TechSoup nudge groups who were newdonation) or semi-active to hold Safer Internet events, which haduse the added bonusfree online version of re-activating groups that were floundering (and many continueExcel
    Demo Excel data file (TIP: put a copy on some USB flash drives
    to be active still) and providinghelp distribute the incentive to get full written event reports from the volunteer organizers.
    Each NetSquared group developed their own curriculum based on an outline set by TechSoup. Expert pro-bono volunteers delivered workshops
    files)
    Teaching Assistants (TAs) who are familiar with Excel
    and eventscan circulate to audiences ranging from online security for rural youth (Cameroon)help any participant who gets stuck. The TAs don't have to Internet safety essentials for community groups (New Zealand).
    Frequently Asked Questions
    be Excel experts!
    FAQ

    Q: Is there a curriculum?
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    a fit. However, we have created a Tip Sheet
    Three resources
    that you can print off and give to attendees, and therehelp are teaching resources available.
    Check out the downloadable, printable
    the:
    12 Tips to Stay
    Safer Online for Nonprofits Guide (availableguide (also available in several languages)French and distribution to your members.Spanish)
    Disaster Planning and Recovery for Nonprofits, Charities, and Libraries
    The National Cyber Security Alliance resources

    Q: What other training resources are out there?
    A: Lots. Check these these:
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    The Use of Technology to Stalk: An Online Course. Prevention, Assistance. Support for Victims.
    Got other suggestions? Please add them here to the wiki!
    Q: What's this sponsorship all about?
    A: TechSoup and Microsoft will be sponsoring NetSquared groups to hold "Safer Internet" events during October.
    Each approved group is eligible for up to a US$100. Only the first 15 approved groups will be eligible for the sponsorship.
    The sponsorship money can be used for expenses related to your event, including food & drink, venue rental, printing, A/V, etc. The funds will be distributed by your choice of RIA, Moneygram, Western Union or Paypal. I will distribute a survey asking for details in early November.
    Q: What are the responsibilities that come with sponsorship?
    A: We expect that NetSquared organizers do the following:
    Hold an on-theme event between October 1 and November 15, 2014
    At-event verbal recognition for NetSquared and TechSoup; NetSquared logo on any printed materials or websites you create; and some tweet love
    Report on the following:
    # of attendees
    Topic and presenters
    Document at least five #Do1Thing event learnings from attendees.

    Q: What Privacy and Security Events Have NetSquared Organizers Held?
    A: If you're looking for inspiration check out this list of privacy and security events previously organized by Net2 groups. Feel free to steal (or be inspired!) by their event descriptions, formats, and presenters. We also have a list of event ideas.
    Q: Is there a campaign hashtag?
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    the hashtags #ncsam (National Cyber-Security Awareness Month)#net2 and #Net2. Document the event learnings with #Do1Thing
    Q: Why October?
    A: October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, so we'll be part of a huge campaign. That helps the questions "why this?" and "why now?" We encourage you to submit you event to the National Cyber Security Awareness Month events calendar.
    If you've already scheduled NetSquared events for October, we might be able to offer sponsorship of your event during the first two weeks of November. Check with us 'tho! Email me at eli@techsoupglobal.org
    tag @techsoup
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Monday, September 18

  1. page Media and Press Release edited ... Do follow up two days later! Thanks to Stan Sacha of NetSquared Buffalo for sharing this temp…
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    Do follow up two days later!
    Thanks to Stan Sacha of NetSquared Buffalo for sharing this template.
    Examples of Media Releases
    {NetSquared Decatur DE 08.31.17-nm.docx}
    {NetSquard-FallEventsFlier Decatur.pdf}

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Wednesday, September 13

  1. page Storymakers edited ... Public website with links to contest, webinars, Twitter chat and more: http://info.techsoup.or…
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    Public website with links to contest, webinars, Twitter chat and more: http://info.techsoup.org/storymakers-2017/
    Spark introduction to the tools (built in Spark Page!)
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    Presentation Slides (view or copy to make your own version)
    Event Hosting Guide
    "Become a Storymaker" guide for attendees
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    {NetSquared Storymaker 2017 Payment Template.docx}
    Finding an Adobe Spark Presenter
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    User Group.
    Tips:
    Search the Adobe User Group directory OR
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Friday, September 8

  1. page Story Makers Tweet Chat edited Return to Storymakers index. This full-day tweet chat spanning the globe will be held on October 4…
    Return to Storymakers index.
    This full-day tweet chat spanning the globe will be held on October 4 - 5, 2017. Each tweet-chat will cover a different facet of digital storytelling and feature social media experts with nonprofit and library participants.
    Date: October 4 - 5, 2017
    Schedule: TechSoup partners and NetSquared organizers can sign up to host one hour of a global tweet chat in this Google doc
    Hashtag: #StoryMakers2017
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    StoryMakers@techsoupglobal.org or schedule yourself in the google doc.fill out this form.
    What's a tweet chat?
    Tweet chats are real-time discussions on twitter using a shared hashtag. You can check out this list of nonprofit tweet chats. This chat will be modeled on the Storymakers 2016 "Round the World" Twitter chat.
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Thursday, September 7

  1. page Story Makers Tweet Chat edited ... What's a tweet chat? Tweet chats are real-time discussions on twitter using a shared hashtag.…
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    What's a tweet chat?
    Tweet chats are real-time discussions on twitter using a shared hashtag. You can check out this list of nonprofit tweet chats. This chat will be modeled on the Storymakers 2016 "Round the World" Twitter chat.
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    chat? Please go to the sign-up sheetfill out this form. You can view potential times here and pick
    Please include your name + email, city, and the topic of your tweet chat.
    Suggested Topics
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  2. page Storymakers edited ... Once you’re able to confirm participation, we will be able to provide you with a $100 stipend …
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    Once you’re able to confirm participation, we will be able to provide you with a $100 stipend after you fill out the attached form including the date and URL of the event. Send the completed form at lhaid@techsoup.org
    {NetSquared Storymaker 2017 Payment Template.docx}
    Finding an Adobe Spark Presenter
    The best way to find an Adobe Spark expert in your community is to ask the organizers of the local Adobe User Group.
    Tips:
    Search the Adobe User Group directory OR
    Check Meetup to see if there's a local Adobe group
    Tweet to @AdobeSpark and ask if they can recommend a local expert

    Frequently Asked Questions
    Q: Do I have to participate in all events?
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Monday, August 28

  1. page Story Makers Tweet Chat edited ... What are some of your favorite examples of digital storytelling? What sorts of stories should…
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    What are some of your favorite examples of digital storytelling?
    What sorts of stories should nonprofits tell?
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    on digital storytelling, and you can also check out the #Storymakers2014 sign up list for topic ideas.storytelling.
    Thanks a
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    you at #StoryMakers2016#StoryMakers2017
    Facilitating a Tweet Chat
    This page gives some guidance on how NetSquared and TechSoup typically run our tweet chats.
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