News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Crowdfunding: From Threat to Friend

Submitted on Fri, 8/22/2014 - 3:57pm
Crowdfunding, how much do we love thee? Let us count the ways (that nonprofits are using and leveraging crowdfunding as a fundraising tool)

14LCS: Idea Accelerator Coaches & Judges Announced

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Thu, 08/21/2014 - 4:37pm

The Leading Change Summit is just 12 days away. We're packing, preparing, designing, and more just to make sure this first Summit is up to NTEN standards. Whether you can attend the full Summit or just a part of it we're making these options available with a two-day Idea Accelerator package for $40 that includes access to the Microsoft evening reception on Friday, September 5, Idea Accelerator on Saturday, Sept. 6, and more.

The Six Simple Stages to Successful Campaign Planning

Submitted on Thu, 8/21/2014 - 1:31pm
Your concise guide to building a winnable campaign.

Stay (Mission) Focused: A Simple Tool to Help You Save Time and Speed Up Your Organization

Submitted on Thu, 8/21/2014 - 10:38am
Here's a simple and elegant way to cut out the cut-and-paste parts of your work life.

Raiders of the Lost Archives, or How I Made Volunteer Data Entry Fun

Submitted on Wed, 8/20/2014 - 1:27pm
Is it possible to create an app that gets volunteers traveling across the country to enter data for a nonprofit?

Helping Cancer Research with "Play to Cure: Genes in Space"

Submitted on Tue, 8/19/2014 - 4:18pm
Become a galactic legend and help further cancer research. Not a bad way to spend part of an evening, no?

Four Things to Consider When Choosing a Learning Management System

Submitted on Fri, 8/15/2014 - 4:15pm
If your mission includes an educational aspect, a learning management system could be your cup of tea, but which flavor is right for you?

How to Pick the Best Tools for Your Organization: A case study

Submitted on Fri, 8/15/2014 - 12:15pm
With so many shiny tools to choose from, how can your organization choose which is/are best for you? Here are some questions to get you started.

Case study update: NTEN's site relaunch

Submitted by Julia Smith on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 9:52am

A quick update from the those of us tackling the content strategy for NTEN's site relaunch.

Multiple Platform Social Media Strategies: Recap from #StateandMain14

Submitted by Megan on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 7:56am

Last week I got to attend the National Alliance for Media and Culture (NAMAC) and Alliance for Community Media (ACM)'s first-ever joint National Conference: State and Main 2014 (#StateMain14) in Philadelphia, PA. I took part in the panel: Multiple Platform Social Media Strategies, which explored ways nonprofits can use social media more effectively, and walked away with a big resource list of tools and strategies for social media success.