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Video Conferencing Apps: Take Virtual Meetings on the Road

Video conferencing software makes it easy to connect with partners, volunteers, applicants, committee members, or remote staff. But what's even better? Video chat and conferencing apps. These handy apps let you keep in contact when you're on-the-road.

ReadyTalk for iPad

Go Mobile: Why Responsive Web Design Matters for Libraries and Nonprofits

As smartphones and tablets grow in popularity, mobile optimization is something libraries and nonprofits should pay close attention to in the coming year. Responsive web design (also known as mobile optimization) refers to designing a site to provide an optimal viewing experience across a wide range of devices.

App it Up! Webinar Recap

On January 19, I had the pleasure of assisting in our app-inspired webinar, App It Up! You can now view a recording of the webinar on YouTube.

Thursday Webinar: App It Up!

In this free, one-hour webinar, we will share valuable information regarding creating and using apps in libraries and nonprofits. Thanks to a grant from Microsoft, TechSoup’s App it Up project has enabled us to learn about the kinds of apps nonprofits and libraries are using to engage constituents, tell stories, and accomplish their goals. Discover popular apps you can put to use right now. Listen in when Shawn Michael of NPower explains how her organization effectively uses apps.

Cool App Roundup: Library Edition

This Cool App Roundup from App It Up highlights how apps can help libraries connect with patrons and provide services in new ways.

Many libraries accomplish this by creating standalone apps or a mobile-friendly website and library catalog. But these aren’t the only ways apps can help organizations share resources or get their message out. We hope the ideas below will inspire libraries (and nonprofits!) to think about innovative ways to use apps and mobile technology.

App It Up for Nonprofits and Libraries

We're happy to announce the launch of our new App It Up page for nonprofits and libraries. This page is where we'll be sharing what we're learning through the App It Up project.

Do you "App it up?"

Apps can be very helpful tools for libraries. They can help you engage and inform your community members, tell your library's story, and improve internal workflow. Here at TechSoup we are working on a new Microsoft-funded project called "App It Up" to help libraries and nonprofits identify and create apps.