November 2012

Community Generated Content

Every November, during NTEN's Member Appreciation Month, we ask our Members to submit their best writing on nonprofit technology. It's amazing what they come up with!

Le Web, C’Est Moi

Submitted on Wed, 8/6/2014 - 3:52pm
What do words and phrases like Webmaker, Maker Parties, and Thimble have in common? They are keys to web literacy and innovation.

Work-Life Balance Tool: Intentional Airplane Mode

Submitted on Mon, 8/11/2014 - 11:00am
The joys of "airplane mode," or how to begin reducing distractions and instead allow focus to thrive.

Mobile Fundraising: Why aren’t we there yet?

Submitted on Tue, 8/12/2014 - 2:36pm
If mobile devices are becoming consumers’ Swiss Army Knife, why aren’t we raising more money with them?

How to Avoid Choosing the Wrong Board Portal

Submitted on Wed, 8/13/2014 - 4:50pm
Find your portal to better Board engagement.

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.

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?

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?

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?

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.

The Six Simple Stages to Successful Campaign Planning

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

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)

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.