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CTT Newsletter - September 2012

Mon, 2012-09-17 15:10

Featuring articles on using links to improve your site's SEO, Adobe joins CTX, new social media release partner and more!

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Cloud Technology and the NGO Community

Wed, 2012-08-22 15:32

CTT and Techsoup release the results of their recent Global Cloud Survey. Read on for details.

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Clean Microsoft Windows Installations with ISO Files

Tue, 2012-08-07 18:17

How to perform a clean Microsoft Windows installation for your not-for-profit or library with downloaded ISO files.

By: Debbi Landshoff

June 26, 2012

If you are in one of these situations, this article should help you succeed in installing Microsoft Windows operating systems for your not-for-profit or library:

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What to Do After Downloading ISO Files from Microsoft

Mon, 2012-08-06 17:18

Manage the downloaded Microsoft software donation files for your nonprofit or library.

By: Debbi Landshoff

June 26, 2012

TechSoup encourages you to download the installation software for your Microsoft Software Donation Program donations instead of having discs sent to you.

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Guide to the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Centre

Tue, 2012-07-31 11:08

Using the VLSC to access keys and download Microsoft software? Check out our handy Guide.

Organisations accessing Microsoft products donated through CTXchange need to use the Volume Licensing Service Centre to obtain keys to activate Volume Licensing products, download or order installation software, and manage benefits such as Software Assurance.

We've created an online Guide to the Microsoft Volume Licensing Service Centre, to help organisations through the process. 

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Search Engine Optimisation – further tiptoes for beginners

Wed, 2012-07-25 11:14

We’re revisiting the topic of Search Engine Optimisation, and going in to a (tiny) bit more detail…

by Alex Marsh

19 July 2012

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CTT Newsletter - July 2012

Fri, 2012-07-20 14:15

Featuring an in-depth look at SEO, how one charity has used their Microsoft donation streamline their back office administration, the winners of this year's Tech4Good Awards, an opportunity to try email marketing, analysing your data with SQL servers, a free evaluation webinar from the Charity Learning Consortium, and the easy way to raise money through Give As You Live.

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Creating Dynamic Websites

Wed, 2012-06-20 15:47

The internet's now a mature medium, and now even the smallest of charities is likely to have some form of website. But is just having a website enough? What is it actually FOR?

by Alex Marsh

15 February 2011

When you're running a small charity, it's not difficult to find barriers to redeveloping your website (or to taking the plunge for the first time.)

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IT Security and Virus Protection

Tue, 2012-05-22 15:04

More people are now aware of issues around IT security and virus protection – to a greater or lesser extent. If you’re in the ‘lesser’ camp then it’s time to grasp that nettle…

by Alex Marsh

15 December 2011 (updated 22 May 2012)

Millions of consumers send credit card and personal information over the internet, comfortable with the security of their favourite sites. Justifiably so? After all, there is no ‘season of goodwill’ in some corners of the IT world…

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Search Engine Optimisation - a beginner's overview

Tue, 2012-05-22 14:55

Nobody wants to spend money on advertising. So finding yourself near the top of Google’s results page is a nice, free way of keeping your online marketing budget down. Except that some companies spend hundreds – if not thousands – of pounds per month on optimisation, fighting for these top spots. So what are they up to?

by Alex Marsh

15 April 2012

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A Few Good Tools for Video Editing

Thu, 2012-04-19 16:46

Which video editing tools are the best, easiest, and most affordable for not-for-profits and libraries?

By: Kyle Andrei

February 15, 2012

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CTT Newsletter - April 2012

Thu, 2012-04-19 15:00

Featuring a beginner's guide to SEO, how one charity has used their Microsoft donation to create a fully contained cyber cafe for isolated communities, protecting your systems with Norton Internet Security, support from LASA's suppliers Directory and the easy way to raise money through Give As You Live.

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Six Views of Project-Management Software

Tue, 2012-03-27 13:49

What applications – and kinds of applications – can help you manage projects?

By: Laura S. Quinn

February 16, 2012

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Working Safely Online (Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere)

Mon, 2012-03-05 17:04

Work from anywhere without putting your organisation’s data at risk.   

By: Lasa Information Systems Team

March 28, 2011

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A Few Good Tools for Sharing Files with Distributed Groups

Wed, 2012-02-22 15:06

Software for viewing and collaborating on documents.           

February 16, 2012

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Do I Need the 32-Bit or the 64-Bit Version?

Wed, 2012-02-15 16:03

What’s the difference and which one do I need?

By: Chris Peters

May 18, 2010

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SharePoint 2010 for Not-For-Profits and Libraries

Wed, 2012-02-15 15:36

What’s new in Microsoft’s latest integrated-management platform?     

By: Chris Peters

June 21, 2010

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Securing Your Computers for a Public Computing Environment

Wed, 2012-02-15 12:57

Keep your computer lab safe and running strong - Organisations, libraries, and schools running public computer labs face a variety of complex computer security challenges. Not only must these institutions take steps to ensure the physical safety of their hardware, they must also take into account desktop integrity and security.

By: Hilary Naylor

July 10, 2007

This article was updated by TechSoup Technology Analyst Kevin Lo.

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