News from the NTEN Connect Blog

How Kickstarter Got Subtitles and Captions

Submitted on Wed, 4/15/2015 - 12:34pm
From an idea to a Hack Day to the sacrifice of a guy named Ian's life force: how Kickstarter bolted accessibility to its website.

There's Fun in the Air along with Intense Learning: A first-time attendee shares his 15NTC experience

Submitted by Megan on Mon, 04/13/2015 - 6:42pm

From networking to ping pong, find out what it's like to attend the Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) through the eyes of first-time attendee, Ravi Ponnapalli.

Carbon Offsets and the 15NTC: The results are in!

Submitted by Steph on Fri, 04/10/2015 - 5:03pm

NTEN loves bringing the nonprofit technology Community together and always looks forward to the NTC as one of the highlights of our year. However, all the travel and festivities around a large event like this take a toll on the environment. While we do our best to cut down on the amount of paper and signage used and the amount of food wasted, there are lots of things beyond our control. That's why we are really excited to share that the 15NTC this March in Austin, Texas, NTEN had its first ever Carbon Emission Offsets Sponsor—Intacct

Everyone Gather Around: Let’s create meaningful and measurable content strategies

Submitted on Fri, 4/10/2015 - 4:22pm
Tracking data from your website is one thing, but what is it telling you about your content strategy (and are you listening)?

Can You Get a Good Website on a Small Budget?

Submitted on Thu, 4/9/2015 - 12:18pm
On choosing strategy before tactics, and avoiding investing in a site that's "a hot mess with a good paint job."

Two New Domains for Good: The launch of .ONG and .NGO

Submitted on Wed, 4/8/2015 - 4:40pm
What if your domain name could guarantee that your organization is, indeed, a nonprofit?

15NTC Session Highlights and Looking Ahead

Submitted by Ash Shepherd on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 12:06pm

The 15NTC in Austin was a fantastic event for many reasons. One major reason was the amazing collective contributions our speakers made to the Community. We were pleased to have such a dynamic and diverse group of folks participating this year, a growing number of which were joining us at the NTC for the first time. While there are always lessons to be learned as we gather feedback—through evaluations, emails, and conversations with members of the Community (yup, we really do read them all)—we wanted to take a moment to share some of the highlights.

2015 NTC Report: The Wins, The Fails, The Plans for 2016

Submitted by Amy on Wed, 04/08/2015 - 9:31am

The 2015 Nonprofit Technology Conference was a huge success and a whole lot of fun. Here's our report back to the community with feedback from conference evaluations and staff debriefs, including things that went well (WIN) and things we want to change for next year (FAIL).

How to Make Large, Content-Heavy Websites More Engaging & Effective

Submitted on Tue, 4/7/2015 - 2:49pm
How can a content-rich website compel us to linger in an age in which our attention span is worse than that of a goldfish?

April Member Round-Up: Digital strategy from street outreach, top nonprofit blogs, and how to communicate when you don't agree

Submitted by Megan on Tue, 04/07/2015 - 11:10am

Get inspired, mark you calendars, and enjoy the latest round-up of NTEN Members making news.