News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Wrestling our way to data exploration greatness

Submitted by jessica on Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:58pm

Last week I met some rock stars of the data visualization world (yes, it’s true, there is such a world) at the Data Visualization Knowledge Summit hosted by Periscopic in Portland. The Summit featured a panel discussion with guest speakers: Alberto Cairo, Professor/Author; Kennedy Elliott, Web Developer, Washington Post; Scott Murray, Author/Coder; and Sarah Slobin, Visual Journalist, Wall Street Journal. Although this was a pretty wide-ranging discussion, they all had in common one thing: a high comfort level with uncertainty (not in the strictly statistical sense, however). That was the most inspiring and comforting thing of all.

Our Website as Our Home Base

Submitted on Wed, 7/23/2014 - 11:29am
The internet might be everywhere, but where are you? Amy makes the case for making your website your digital home.

8th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report

Submitted by Amy on Tue, 07/22/2014 - 11:00am

We are excited to release the 8th Annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report: Learn more and download the latest report today!

Five Things to Do Now to Enhance Your Nonprofit’s Website

Submitted on Tue, 7/22/2014 - 9:55am
Here's a listicle that breaks down some trends and can help you help your website produce greater impacts.

Connecting Resources and People: a Journey from Website to Digital Strategy

Submitted on Mon, 7/21/2014 - 1:38pm
From website to interactive content space and digital strategy hub: Reggie Henry from ASAE tells all.

How to Have a Killer Online Donation Page

Submitted on Mon, 7/21/2014 - 12:44pm
A silky smooth donation page can make the difference between a gift from a new supporter and a missed opportunity.

Apply for a Scholarship to the 2014 Leading Change Summit

Submitted by Amy on Fri, 07/18/2014 - 4:13pm

With support from TechSoup Global, NTEN is excited to provide 12 scholarships to the 2014 Leading Change Summit. Learn more about eligability and apply today!

So Fast Google Can’t Ignore You: Donations Optimized For SEO

Submitted on Fri, 7/18/2014 - 1:13pm
Daniel Loftus shares how SOS Children’s Villages Canada put its website back on the SEO map, without adding any new content.

For a Successful Website Redesign Project, Focus on Outcomes First

Submitted on Thu, 7/17/2014 - 4:24pm
Here's a website design process guide for those weary of the by-the-seat-of-your-pants planning approach.

The PB&J Principle: Managing expectations of data and how it flows to make an appetizing website

Submitted on Wed, 7/16/2014 - 4:52pm
Whether it's making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or designing the architecture of a new website, attention to detail is critical, and clarity is king.