December 7, 2015

December Member Roundup

Content marketing report, 1 million mark, and making your vision a reality

NTEN Member badgeCheck out the latest news and happenings from NTEN Members:

  • More nonprofits are using content marketing, but fewer report effectiveness. That’s one of the findings of the 2016 Nonprofit Content Marketing report from Blackbaud and the Content Marketing Institute. Marlene Oliveira shares further insights on the report’s findings.
  • Cultivating community with your constituents should be a top priority for nonprofits seeking to improve their fundraising effectiveness. CauseVox‘s new ebook provides strategies for developing and nurturing an effective community that lasts.
  • Did someone say “community?” Our own Amy Sample Ward appears on the Cloud TNT podcast, hosted by NTEN Members, Tracy Kronzak and Joni Miller, to discuss the value of connection and community, and its applicability to nonprofits using technology.
  • What can learning look like when teachers can effectively leverage technology? Digital Promise shares an inspiring story about how one school hit the road with technology.
  • DonorPro and Salsa Labs recently announced they are joining forces. With the merger, they hope to create an integrated communications, advocacy, and donor management platform.
  • Speaking of reports, NTEN Member partner, Nonprofit Missouri, just published the 2015 Landscape Report: Quantifying Missouri’s Nonprofit Sector, that provides an overview and outlook on Missouri’s nonprofit sector.
  • Ever feel like you haven’t got enough power to make your vision a reality? Read this post from VolunteerMatch and get inspired to embrace your volunteer management superpowers.
  • It gets better! Nature Conservancy offers hope on why 2015 feels different when it comes to climate change.
  • Congratulations to TechSoup Global for reaching the important milestone of 1 million registered users! They also revealed the exciting news that they can now offer technology donations to social benefit organizations across the world.
  • Save the date of January 15, 2016 for Dance/USA‘s “Dance Touring: It Takes a Village” at the New York Hilton Midtown. This annual Dance Forum brings together a wide variety of individuals working in the dance industry to connect with peers and discuss immediate, field-wide issues.

Want to see yourself on this list? Let us know any news you have to share, and we may feature it in an upcoming Member News!

Megan Keane
Megan is a long-time San Francisco bay area resident with an extensive nonprofit background in community management, social media, and volunteer management. She's a problem solver and network builder passionate about connecting with people both on and offline. As NTEN's Membership Director, Megan supports the NTEN community, helping others connect, learn, and make the most of technology, and has spoken internationally on nonprofit technology. While she's not online, Megan can be found teaching or practicing yoga, hiking, or curling up with a good book. She's also a self-professed penguin nutcase, er, enthusiast. Follow her on Twitter: @penguinasana