News from the NTEN Connect Blog

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.

The Impact of Your Donation: Ray Smith, 14LCS Scholarship Recipient, Shares

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:38am

Last year, NTEN Community Champions helped to raise over $36,000 to support the NTEN Community Challenge, which enhanced NTEN's program accessibility, including sending over 50 people to the 2014 Nonprofit Technology Conference (14NTC) and the 2014 Leading Change Summit (14LCS) with scholarships.

To whom did the scholarships go, and what was the impact of your donation? As we try to raise support for 2015, we wanted to share the impact of your donation from last year, from the voices of our scholarship recipients. Today, we want to introduce you to Ray Smith, Operations Coordinator of the Corita Art Center.

MAM Week 2: Congrats to last week's winners and here's what's in store this week!

Submitted by Megan on Sun, 11/09/2014 - 11:01pm

Member Appreciation Month (MAM) celebrations are underway! One week in and we've already had several free-for-Members webinars, prizes, and best of all, lots of #ntenthanks from community members sharing their gratitude for and with one another.