#MCRN2

Due to the floods in Durham, and the resultant cancelled trains, I ended up staying in Manchester for an extra evening, and joined the Manchester Network Squared for an evening, talking digital tools for non profits.

Storified by Dr Bex Lewis · Wed, Sep 26 2012 13:59:24

#mcrn2manchester non-profits technology cups of tea
@TraceyTodhunter We’ve had many good #mcrn2 events, but last night’s was one of the bestMark Morton
RT @stevieflow: Article that pointed me to the wonderful @sparkwise : http://s.coop/y1n7 #3Social #mcrn2Voluntary Sector NW
RT @stevieflow: Article that pointed me to the wonderful @sparkwise : http://s.coop/y1n7 #3Social #mcrn2LSEN Manchester
Just catching up with #mcrn2 tweets from last night, such a lot to go explore, thanks everyoneTracey Todhunter
Post #mcrn2 chat with @TawdryMe consisted of this shocker! RT @allbacon: The end of the world is nigh #bacon http://yhoo.it/USFqiwLiz Hardwick
Good to see @TawdryMe @midhal and of course @tech_geek_girl …. was anyone clearer about @ifttt after that @stevieflow!? #mcrn2Paul Webster
RT @watfordgap: thanks for the new toy alert @stevieflow – Already like Sparkwi.se … and i’ve only been on it for 5 mins! #mcrn2Karl Wilding
RT @digitalfprint: Like that idea – take the idea of Pinterest as a shopping list … ‘what we need for our community centre’ #mcrn2Liz Hardwick
RT @digitalfprint: another one to checkout – looks like it’s designed for non profits #MCRN2 http://pic.twitter.com/7PqToVPaLiz Hardwick
RT @PontoonDock: It’s Pinterest-o’clock at #mcrn2 courtesy of @Tech_Geek_GirlLiz Hardwick
RT @PontoonDock: Excellent #mcrn2 tonight. If you’re near Manchester and interested in non-profits and web, come to future events: http: …Tracey Todhunter
Big thanks to @Tech_Geek_Girl and @digi_darren for the lift back from #mcrn2 – perfectly timed to make my connecting #uktrain to Blackpool!Duncan Hodgson
@b33god oh you, they are good websites! @PontoonDock thanks @stevieflow for a great #mcrn2 tonightPaul Webster
A real #nptech dream team at #mcrn2 tonight. Although, we missed you @kate_is_busy & @johnpopham!Steven Flower
RT @stevieflow: . @watfordgap has just shown us how to get text alerts to remind us to go to the pub. <gets coat> #mcrn2 <that worked well!Paul Webster
Feeding @drbexl Not just crisps, but Seabrooks crisps Post #mcrn2 beer (@ Peveril of the Peak w/ @drbexl) http://4sq.com/PWBgmLPaul Webster
post #mcrn2 drinks #couldbestuckonatrain (@ Peveril of the Peak) [pic]: http://4sq.com/QSAGFWDr Bex Lewis
Excellent #mcrn2 tonight. If you’re near Manchester and interested in non-profits and web, come to future events: http://www.meetup.com/Manchester-NetSquared/Mark Morton
thanks for the new toy alert @stevieflow – Already like Sparkwi.se … and i’ve only been on it for 5 mins! #mcrn2Paul Webster
another one to checkout – looks like it’s designed for non profits #MCRN2 http://pic.twitter.com/7PqToVPaDigital Fingerprint
Last site we’re looking at is sparkwi.se. @stevieflow has been using it for a whole two hours now #mcrn2Mark Morton
There is a call from social media community to ensure your infographics add value rather than a glorified advert #mcrn2Digital Fingerprint
RT @digitalfprint: Like that idea – take the idea of Pinterest as a shopping list … ‘what we need for our community centre’ #mcrn2Duncan Hodgson
Like that idea – take the idea of Pinterest as a shopping list … ‘what we need for our community centre’ #mcrn2Digital Fingerprint
My Pinterest … http://Pinterest.com/drbexl #ithink #mcrn2Digital Fingerprint
It’s Pinterest-o’clock at #mcrn2 courtesy of @Tech_Geek_GirlMark Morton
#mcrn2 check out @vahva for enthusiastic/effective use of PinterestDigital Fingerprint
These have been my evening meal so far #tasty #stillvhungry #mcrn2 #cmn12 http://pic.twitter.com/MoZXJxXiDr Bex Lewis
What service does @community_media use for their sms alerts when the stream is down? #mcrn2 #npotech Is it Open source or free?DigiEnable
. @watfordgap advises us to check @IFTTT recipes that @kanter & @davebriggs are collating… #mcrn2Steven Flower
@pamjweb lol .. he’s already set a reminder to go to the pub .. #liveexample #mcrn2Dr Bex Lewis
RT @DigiEnable: Really enjoying mixing #geek stuff with #npo #npotech at the #mcrn2 Lovely people, great ideas, why haven’t we been in s …Liz Hardwick
RT @stevieflow: . @watfordgap has just shown us how to get text alerts to remind us to go to the pub. <gets coat> #mcrn2Duncan Hodgson
Really enjoying mixing #geek stuff with #npo #npotech at the #mcrn2 Lovely people, great ideas, why haven’t we been in so long?!DigiEnable
Interesting stuff at #mcrn2 How to set a reminder to go to the pub via IFTTT and follow the adventures of jeffthechimp.DigiEnable
I’m rather excited about @ifttt – maybe too excited! Shame about the Twitter integration getting turned off though #mcrn2Duncan Hodgson
. @watfordgap has just shown us how to get text alerts to remind us to go to the pub. <gets coat> #mcrn2Steven Flower
#mcrn2 have any of you tried http://do.com – free website/iphone app – it’s a bit like Huddle. task lists by project / delegateDigital Fingerprint
RT @PontoonDock: .@watfordgap is cooking! Doing a recipe on @ifttt #mcrn2DigiEnable
RT @PontoonDock: .@watfordgap is cooking! Doing a recipe on @ifttt #mcrn2Tracey Todhunter
@digitalfprint @ifftt or even @IFTTT #mcrn2Digital Fingerprint
at #mcrn2 learning ifttt and storify (@ MDDA) http://4sq.com/QSt72fmidhal
I get what this ‘recipe’ thing is on @ifftt now … it’s basically algebra #GCSEmathsalongtimeago if x = y then perform z action #mcrn2Digital Fingerprint
Mention that https://join.app.net/ could be ‘the next Twitter’ … as Twitter tries to control more content #mcrn2Digital Fingerprint
Checking put wemo – coming to the UK before Christmas http://www.belkin.com/wemo/ #mcrn2Digital Fingerprint
RT @digitalfprint: right @watfordgap mentions IFFTT a lot… now checking it out #mcrn2 http://pic.twitter.com/rs5fnHy6Duncan Hodgson
right @watfordgap mentions IFFTT a lot… now checking it out #mcrn2 http://pic.twitter.com/rs5fnHy6Digital Fingerprint
.@watfordgap, who’s been talking about it for months, is telling us about @IFTTT #mcrn2 https://ifttt.com/Mark Morton
RT @PontoonDock: .@Tech_Geek_Girl has mentioned Menshn https://menshn.com/ *shudder* *Louise Mensch alert* #mcrn2John Murray
.@Tech_Geek_Girl has mentioned Menshn https://menshn.com/ *shudder* *Louise Mensch alert* #mcrn2Mark Morton
RT @TawdryMe: .@watfordgap is clearly at the cutting edge, telling us about a new Social Network (http://branch.com) #mcrn2DigiEnable
looking at Branch & menshn #mcrn2Digital Fingerprint
eventually got to #mcrn2midhal
.@watfordgap is clearly at the cutting edge, telling us about a new Social Network (http://branch.com) #mcrn2Duncan Hodgson
#CMN12 Day 1 http://storify.com/drbexl/cmn12-day-1 via @storify I used to collate my notes #mcrn2– Dr Bex Lewis (@drbexl)Dr Bex Lewis
.@watfordgap is telling us about a new social network called Branch #mcrn2 http://m.digitaltrends.com/social-media/from-the-minds-that-start-twitter-comes-branch-a-site-that-hosts-useful-dialogue/Mark Morton
@drbexl @watfordgap #mcrn2Dr Bex Lewis
Lots of interesting ideas around @storify – different thoughts about events, FAQs and curation #mcrn2Duncan Hodgson
Now looking at #1515vcs on
@Storify. I’d seen the # tag before but didn’t know what it was for! #mcrn2 http://storify.com/1515vcsMark Morton
My first use of @Storify from a few months ago #mcrn2 http://storify.com/pontoondock/epilepsy-action-bradford-10k-2012Mark Morton
.@stevieflow talking about using @storify for @salfordladsclub #mcrn2Mark Morton
RT @watfordgap: .@stevieflow getting the #mcrn2 ToolJam up and running at @mdda – could be a bit watered down jam tonight!Duncan Hodgson
Thank you both @PontoonDock @watfordgap hoping to look in on #mcrn2 tweets laterTracey Todhunter
.@stevieflow getting the #mcrn2 ToolJam up and running at @mdda – could be a bit watered down jam tonight!Paul Webster
@drbexl are you around – can you find us? if not will catch you later? #mcrn2Paul Webster
Pad for tonight at #mcrn2: http://s.coop/y0usSteven Flower
Catching up with @stevieflow @TawdryMe and @Digi_Darren before the #mcrn2Liz Hardwick
Nearly made it to Manchester for #mcrn2 – looks slightly less damp than Blackpool which is always appreciated!Duncan Hodgson
We’ve a collaboration pad open for the #mcrn2 ToolJam tonight: http://s.coop/y0usManchesterNetSquared
Grabbing a bite before #mcrn2 with @pontoondock (@homesweethomenq) (@ Home Sweet Home) http://4sq.com/QvRiG0Paul Webster
RT @stevieflow: Thinking we need to look at water and weatherproof apps at #mcrn2 ToolJam later tonight…. #stillrainingMark Morton
On the #uktrain Manchester-bound for #mcrn2. Heading there via @homesweethomenq where @watfordgap and I shall be sampling their wares :)Mark Morton
I’ll be talking a bit about @ifttt at #mcrn2 later. Anyone want to offer me their Must See recipe to share? ThxPaul Webster

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