17NTC is sold out!

March 6, 2017
The 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference is sold out, but we have a wait list! And you can buy passes to the Exhibit Hall on Friday, March 24.

17NTC: There’s an app for that

March 6, 2017
The 17NTC app is here! Start planning your conference experience and connect with other attendees. Read on for some tips and frequently asked questions to help you get the most out of the app.
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How to Create Wicked Simple Volunteer Email Campaigns That Inspire Supporters

March 2, 2017
For nonprofits and membership-based organizations, volunteer management can feel overwhelming. There are often too many people and not enough time to maintain a personal touch with every person. Automated “drip campaigns” can be a simple way to stay in touch, nurture relationships, and even weave together requests for time and cash contributions.

5 Tips for Community Building through Digital Inclusion

February 22, 2017
In digital inclusion work, we often stress the importance of digital inclusion to things such as education, financial stability and economic mobility, and career advancement. As a Digital Inclusion Fellow, I’ve seen firsthand another perk to digital inclusion: community building.
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Insurance and Liability: What Nonprofits Need to Protect Themselves

February 21, 2017
While nonprofit organizations enjoy certain exemptions, they still have liability risks and, as with any business, liability concerns are going to be industry-specific. So how do you decide which protections you need?
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How To Keep Up with Changes to Social Media You Already Use

February 20, 2017
It’s time to trash the idea of an unalterable five-year, three-year, or even one-year social media strategy. Devise a nimble and malleable social media strategy that can be refined when your nonprofit learns, adapted when your organizational goals shift, and evolved when social media changes and changes some more.
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Within Reach: Partnering with Retailers To Provide Digital Literacy Access

February 16, 2017
Digital Inclusion Fellow Felicia Tillman shares her story—and helpful tips—on partnering with local retailers to provide digital access in the community.

Are Technology Investments Curbing NGO Impact?

February 15, 2017
Is your organization overemphasizing mobilization? If you’re prioritizing mobilizing over organizing, your digital supporters may be falling into a black hole when they’re ready for more.
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Our Banner Ads Are On Breitbart?!

February 14, 2017
Over the past few years, the ever-more-precise targeting of people wherever they go on the Internet has been an amazing development for nonprofits who want to reach their current supporters and potential new audiences. But there are places you just don’t want your ads to appear—and websites you don’t want to get a dollar of your ad budget.
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17NTC: Tips for First-Timers

February 9, 2017
From choosing your sessions to what to pack, our community shares tips on how to make the most of your experience at the 2017 Nonprofit Technology Conference.