News from the NTEN Connect Blog

Things We Like (August 2014)

Submitted by Steph on Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:31pm

A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog.

How to Choose an Email Service Provider: Key Findings

Submitted on Fri, 8/22/2014 - 4:52pm
"How is an organization to go about evaluating email service providers?" and other questions answered with key findings from a new report.

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 - 3:37pm

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.