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Need to learn how to use a certain computer software program?  Here's your stop!  Below you'll find resources, tutorials, and trainings that can help you refine your computer technical skills.  These trainings range from beginner level to professional. 
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Computer Training, Free Online Computer and IT Courses. Learn for free online computer training lessons and IT free courses.  Apr 8, 2011, 7:14 AM Madison VISTA
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Includes help on using various computer software, creating and sharing Google docs, starting a blog, and more!  Sep 5, 2012, 10:46 AM Jamie Opdyke
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"Provides candid reviews and articles about software of interest to nonprofits, centralized into a website. Through product comparisons, recommendations, case studies, and software news, Idealware allows nonprofits to make the software decisions that will help them be more effective." http://www.idealware.org  Apr 5, 2011, 2:20 PM Madison VISTA
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Hands down one of the best websites for all of your technical software training. They have it all from Microsoft Excell to Adobe After Effects. Simple to follow along with. This site does require membership, but some schools do have subscriptions. Check with the IT department where you work to see if you have access. Otherwise Youtube.com does have some of their video tutorials avialable for free.   Apr 13, 2011, 9:56 AM Madison VISTA
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All you ever wanted to learn about Microsoft Office and so much more  Apr 4, 2011, 7:53 AM Madison VISTA
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"Your Guide to the Social Media Jungle." Social Media Examiner is the world’s largest online social media magazine (read blog). Discover how to best use social media tools like Facebook, Google+, Twitter and LinkedIn to connect with customers, generate more brand awareness and increase sales. More than 450,000 people read Social Media Examiner each month.  Oct 7, 2011, 10:56 AM Tech Tidbits
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A wide variety of different resources focusing on how to develop a social media use policy.  Dec 13, 2012, 12:17 PM Madison VISTA
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This is a website devoted to advice and information about technology developed with nonprofits in mind. TechSoup Stock is operated by TechSoup to provide a channel for donations of software and other technology supplies to nonprofits. Registration is required and there are often small processing fees. http://www.techsoup.org/stock/  Apr 5, 2011, 2:18 PM Madison VISTA
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Sample Social Media Use Policy  81k v. 1 Dec 13, 2012, 12:16 PM Madison VISTA
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