News from the NTEN Connect Blog

4 Ways to Max Your Mobile for Diverse Demographics

Submitted on Tue, 4/15/2014 - 1:00pm
If your website is mobile friendly, it means that you're reaching an audience that's not just behind their computers, but on the go. For international audiences, mobile might be the only way that they connect. In this article, learn four different ways to maximize your mobile presence for diverse demographics.

Thank you for your 14NTC feedback!

Submitted by bethany on Tue, 04/15/2014 - 12:46pm

Thanks again to everyone for being a part of the 14NTC! It’s our community that made the conference such a rich experience—and it’s your feedback that will make the 15NTC even better. 

Is it “Mobile First” or “Content First”?

Submitted on Tue, 4/15/2014 - 8:33am
Mobile is simply one more way to connect to your audiences through content. Without powerful, useful, usable content, channels don’t matter. Mobile doesn’t matter. You have to get your content right, and that requires content strategy.

Last-Mile Impact Measurement: Mobile is the Way

Submitted on Mon, 4/14/2014 - 8:45am
Four nonprofits are leveraging mobile technology to measure the impact of their programs, and hear from their remote beneficiaries that may not have access to the internet. Learn how they're implementing this technology, and the five lessons learned so far on how to maximize participation.

Is it Mobile-Friendly or Mobile-Optimized?

Submitted on Fri, 4/11/2014 - 4:48pm
Getting donors to support your cause is the hard part! Make sure you don't turn donors off by having a donation form that isn't user friendly on all devices.

How Women Lead the Trend Towards Social Media Use via Mobile

Submitted on Fri, 4/11/2014 - 2:23pm
A new infographic on how women use social media provides statistics on how they lead the way.

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: So Many Thanks to Our Board Members

Submitted by Amy on Fri, 04/11/2014 - 11:56am

It's National Volunteer Week! NTEN benefits from the service and support of so many volunteers, all year long. Today, please join me in thanking those volunteers who participate on the NTEN Board!

Science Experiment: A Semi-Technical Lowdown on Working with iBeacons

Submitted on Thu, 4/10/2014 - 4:09pm
iBeacons are the first mainstream technology to provide indoor location information to phones. Check out the experiment that the team at ThoughtWorks did to test the performance of iBeacons, and learn about its potential applications for nonprofits.

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Kudos to Our Community Champions

Submitted by Joleen Ong on Thu, 04/10/2014 - 8:45am

This week is National Volunteer Week! To recognize the tremendous work of volunteers that support the nonprofit sector, we’ll be publishing a blog post every day this week to celebrate their contributions.

Today we give a huge thanks to our mighty team of NTEN Community Champions: you helped to collectively raise over $30,000 for the greater good of the #nptech community!

4 Strategies from 4 Mobile Trends

Submitted on Wed, 4/9/2014 - 1:06pm
Online giving is on the rise: how can you use the boost in mobile activity to its advantage? Learn four strategies to consider based on four trends in mobile.