News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Empowering Communities in Land Use Development Projects

Submitted on Mon, 11/17/2014 - 2:02pm
The power of community engagement is in your hands. Behold, your phone.

MAM Week 3: Congrats to last week's winners and here's what's in store this week!

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Fri, 11/14/2014 - 5:01pm

It's hard for us to believe, but we're already halfway through Member Appreciation Month (MAM)! Taking the glass-is-half-full approach, that means there are still lots of free webinars to take advantage of, tons of prizes to give out, and of course, plenty of NTEN thanks! 

Eileigh Doineau, NTEN Development Manager, Shares Her #NTENthanks

Submitted by Steph on Fri, 11/14/2014 - 1:15pm

November is Member Appreciation Month at NTEN. NTEN's Development Manager, Eileigh Doineau, shares her #ntenthanks for NTEN's Members.

Inspiration and Resources for Creating Powerful Digital Storytelling

Submitted on Fri, 11/14/2014 - 12:43pm
Is digital storytelling part of your toolkit? Check out these resources and examples.

Nonprofit Annual Reports: Three ways to save time and money

Submitted on Fri, 11/14/2014 - 9:29am
If the words "annual report" invite feelings of dread, exhaustion, or resignation, perhaps it's time to rethink them.

Highlights and Resources from Nonprofits in Motion Conference

Submitted by Megan on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 6:26pm

Last week, Joleen and I spoke at Minnesota Council of Nonprofits' (MCN) annual conference, Nonprofits in Motion: Momentum for a New Minnesota (NPIM14), and we have a lot to share!

NTEN's New Homepage: Share Your First Impressions!

Submitted by jessica on Thu, 11/13/2014 - 4:00pm

After months of thoughtful reflection, accompanied by much weeping and gnashing of teeth, we are close to finalizing the design of the new NTEN homepage. Our web design experts from Cornershop Creative have put together a page that we hope will fulfill the intended goals of the redesign: to create a more dynamic, easy to navigate website that will help to support our active community of nonprofit professionals to connect, learn, and change the world. Now it's time to turn it over to our trusted community of people like you to see if our website redesign mockup actually achieves our intended goals in the wild. Will you help us participate in this quick first impression testing?

Six Ways to Crowdsource Your Nonprofit’s Blog Content

Submitted on Wed, 11/12/2014 - 12:30pm
Turn your content creation needs into an online carnival.

What You Should Do Before an Enterprise-Wide CRM Implementation

Submitted on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 2:40pm
A constituent relationship management (CRM) is only as good as the thought you put into implementing it.

Smart Strategies for Using PDFs on Your Site

Submitted on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:22pm
That PDF you lovingly wrote and designed into portable document formatted perfection could use a little help if you actually want people to read it online.