News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Level up at 15NTC: Don't miss Days of Service

Submitted by James on Thu, 02/05/2015 - 12:15pm

One way to take the NTC experience to a whole new level is by volunteering for the Days of Service event, hosted alongside the conference. It’s a chance for everyone who’s going to the 15NTC to give a little love back to the host community by contributing their talents to local projects.

The Best Tool To Manage (And Grow) Your Twitter Audience Without Wasting Time

Submitted on Thu, 2/5/2015 - 7:25am
Beyond your Twitter feed: here's a 10-tip how-to on using Hootsuite as a tool to better connect with your people.

Let the (Geek) Games Begin

Submitted by Megan on Tue, 02/03/2015 - 7:32am

15NTC is just five weeks away and it's time to start training. Strap on your pocket protectors, hop on your segways, and start brushing up on your lego-building skills and prepare for the annual NTC Geek Games.

Participate in the 2015 Nonprofit Tech Staffing & Investments Survey!

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Wed, 01/28/2015 - 6:06am

Did you know that over 64% of nonprofits include technology in their strategic plan, and there's been an increase in the number of "data" staff at nonprofits? These are some of the key findings from last year's Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments research. Help us figure out if that trend stayed true in 2014.

In partnership with Care2 and TechSoup Global, NTEN is conducting the 9th annual Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments survey in order to provide both benchmarks and qualitative data about technology decisions and practices among NTEN, Care2, and TechSoup Global's community.
> Share your experience: please take the 2015 Nonprofit Technology Staffing & Investments Survey! Everyone who takes the survey will be invited to enter a drawing for a $500 Amazon Gift Card.

Three Online Strategies to Improve Your Monthly Giving Program

Submitted on Mon, 1/26/2015 - 4:24pm
How to turn that one-time donation into a gift that keeps on coming, and makes your donors happy, too!

Submit your nomination for the Care2 Impact Prize!

Submitted by SarahH on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 12:06pm

We invite you to submit nominations for the sixth annual Care2 Impact Prize, which recognizes a campaign or initiative in the nonprofit sector that has made an outstanding impact on the field of online advocacy, online fundraising, or both. Submit your nominations today, the deadline is noon (Pacific Time) on Wednesday, February 11.

Things We Like (January 2015)

Submitted by Steph on Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:07am

A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies.

Will Your Nonprofit be Ready for the Future of Payments?

Submitted on Tue, 1/20/2015 - 2:11pm
Bitcoin and other new payment systems: what they are, what they aren't, and why you should care.

Inking The Deal: What We’ll Discuss at the #15NTC Contract Negotiation Session

Submitted on Tue, 1/20/2015 - 1:16pm
Navigating a contract can be the beginning of a beautiful customer/vendor relationship.

The Secret Science of Email Deliverability

Submitted on Tue, 1/20/2015 - 12:38pm
Are your emails reaching your supporters? You might be surprised…