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Content Strategy for Nonprofits: Tech Tools to Get the Job Done

  This webinar is the second installment of the three-part series: Content Strategy on a Nonprofit Budget. In this webinar on Nov. 12, learn the tools that you can start using immediately to get the job done. This webinar is free to NTEN Members as part of NTEN's Member Appreciation Month.  Learn more »

Content Strategy for Nonprofits: Getting Started

This webinar is the first installment of the three-part series: Content Strategy on a Nonprofit Budget. Take part in the webinar on Nov. 5th and find out how you can create and manage a content strategy within your organization without burning out. This webinar is free to NTEN Members as part of NTEN's Member Appreciation Month. Learn more »

Webinar Series: Content Strategy for Nonprofits

Join Michaela Hackner and Brett Meyer for a 3-part webinar series to learn how to develop a content strategy, backed by tools you already have, that aligns your entire organization to put content first. This webinar series is free to NTEN Members as part of NTEN's Member Appreciation Month. Learn more »

Member Round-Up: Mobile apps for social change, volunteering inspiration, upcoming conferences,

Submitted by Megan on Fri, 09/12/2014 - 8:06am

NTEN Members never fail to inspire us. Here's the latest news and events from our Members that has us smiling.

Coming soon: NTEN’s Nonprofit Tech Job Board

Submitted by Amy on Tue, 09/02/2014 - 5:41am

“Where can I post a job?” That’s one of the most common questions we get at NTEN, and we’ve repeatedly heard from many of you in the NTEN community that you’d like to see a job board on NTEN.org. Well, we take your requests seriously; and we are excited to announce that a job board is underway!

NTEN's Website Redesign: Survey results from the community

Submitted by Megan on Thu, 08/28/2014 - 11:27am

With NTEN's website redesign project underway, we took a step back and asked, "How do we know how our users use our site and what they want if we don't ask? So we turned to the NTEN community, as we will continue to do at various stages of the redesign process, for their candid feedback about the NTEN website. We conducted a website survey with about 80 respondents, and conducted some one-on-one interviews with eleven members of the NTEN community. Here's what they had to say.

Multiple Platform Social Media Strategies: Recap from #StateandMain14

Submitted by Megan on Thu, 08/14/2014 - 6:56am

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.

The Maker Party is on! Join the global campaign to teach the web.

Submitted by Megan on Tue, 07/15/2014 - 6:43am

The Maker Party starts today - and you’re invited to attend, no matter where you are in the world! Take part in the global effort to learn and move beyond simply consuming the web to understanding and creating it, so it remains open and accessible to all.

In Memory of NTEN Member Michael DeLong

Submitted by Megan on Wed, 05/28/2014 - 2:47pm

Here at NTEN, we were shocked and saddened to hear the news that last week our colleague, Michael DeLong, passed away very suddenly. The outpouring of fond remembrances from the nonprofit community is a testament to the special person he was to so many people.

Wrangling Stakeholders: Managing Internal Buy-In for Technology Projects

Technology is key to the success of your organization, but somewhere between 37% and 75% of technology projects fail. Webinar hosts Leah Stern and Dar Veverka want yours to be among those that succeed. Join them to discuss ways to manage stakeholders and get internal buy-in for your tech projects. Learn more »

Things We Like (April 2014)

Submitted by Steph on Mon, 04/28/2014 - 9:10am

April Nonprofit Blog Carnival: The Work Behind the Work - Finding Productivity and Balance

Submitted by Megan on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 8:14pm

This month's Nonprofit Blog Carnival, hosted by Nancy Schwartz is on the topic: The Word Behind the Work. How do you find productivity and balance in your work and life?

Town Hall: October 2014

We want to hear from you, and our quarterly Town Halls are a way to create a dedicated, open line for NTEN staff to provide updates and insights about our work, and hear from you (yes, you) about what you're working on, how we can better serve you and your team, and discuss hot topics in the community. Learn more »

Town Hall: July 2014

We want to hear from you, and our quarterly Town Halls are a way to create a dedicated, open line for NTEN staff to provide updates and insights about our work, and hear from you (yes, you) about what you're working on, how we can better serve you and your team, and discuss hot topics in the community. Learn more »

Mobile for Good: How Mobile Wallets Will Transform Fundraising

Submitted on Wed, 4/16/2014 - 8:30am
What is the potential for mobile wallets on processing payments and fundraising? It's not just the convenience of swiping. Learn more in this excerpt from the new book, "Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits."

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.

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

Submitted by Amy on Fri, 04/11/2014 - 10:56am

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.

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.

Grassroots Advocacy in the Mobile Age

Submitted on Tue, 4/8/2014 - 11:57am
Advocacy as an industry exists because of people’s desire to improve the world. How can advocacy initiatives reach their goals by leveraging technology?