Location: Virtual

July 10, 2012 · Lindsay Hanson

Webinar: Online Competitions: Calling All Community Problem Solvers!

Cost: Free for Members!

Crowd-sourcing tools and the use of online competitions (also known as challenges) to spark innovation and community problem solving have been mushrooming across the country. In this session, we will explore the power (and limitations!) of competitions as a tool for community engagement and grantmaking.

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September 20, 2012 · Claire Kerr

Webinar: Social Fundraising and Online Donations: Myths and Realities

Cost: Free for Members!

You’ve probably noticed by now that Twitter alone has failed to raise a million dollars for your charitable organization. Despite the widely retweeted, retumbled & repinned campaigns we see profiled in the news, most Canadian charities have discovered that social media networks are not top-performing single channels for fundraising.

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May 30, 2012

Webinar: The State of the Nonprofit Cloud: Results of the Study

Cost: Free for Members!

Consultants and advertisements alike are urging nonprofits “to The Cloud,” but how many have heeded the call? To answer these questions and more, NTEN and Idealware surveyed 780 nonprofits nationwide about how they used hosted software.

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July 11, 2012 · Nicole Cairns , Nathan Ryan

Webinar: Civil Rights 2.0: Organizing a Movement Online

Cost: Free for Members!

Exciting opportunities are emerging for organizing movements online. Join Reform Immigration FOR America’s Online Communications Director Nicole Cairns and Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights Online Advocacy Manager Nathan Ryan to learn how they are using online tools to meet their mission.

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September 20, 2012

Webinar: Donors and Digital Media: Lessons from the DonorGraphicsTM Study

Cost: Free for Members!

What does a donor-ideal communication strategy look like across demographics? More importantly, is there a correlation between preferred channel and actual donation behaviors? DonorGraphicsTM is a national digital media usage study that measures communication preferences and behaviors.

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July 18, 2012

Webinar: Google Got Binged! (and Other SEO Stories)

Cost: Free for Members!

In the past year, Search Engine Optimization has been turned on its head by the Microsoft/Yahoo alliance. While Bing and Yahoo combined now command nearly a third of all web traffic in the U.S. and drive a significant volume of donors to nonprofit websites, many SEO specialists have fallen behind in their knowledge and missed the fact that a very different algorithm drives Bing’s rankings. Your optimization practices must take this new market into account – and we can help.

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