Ask The Expert: Digital Trends

What digital trends are ahead for 2016? With 2015 in the rearview mirror, we’re looking ahead to what digital changes and new developments are in store for nonprofits in the coming year. In this Ask the Expert session, we’ll reflect back on the lessons learned from some the most successful movements and nonprofit campaigns in 2015, and what to look for in 2016.

Key Takeaways:

  1. Which digital platforms were most useful for effective digital campaigns in 2015?
  2. Key recent digital innovations, and what changes to anticipate for 2016
  3. Tips for using digital trends to benefit you and your organization
Speaker: Chris Tuttle
Chris Tuttle has 20 years of experience working within and consulting for nonprofit organizations developing online strategies to increase constituent engagement, including website development, online marketing, email communications, social media, advocacy, and multichannel fundraising campaigns. Some of the campaigns Chris has had the privilege to help develop include: the Day of Silence, a national anti-bullying campaign involving over half a million students in over 5,000 K-12 schools annually; Great Apes Giving Day, an annual giving day that's raised more than half a million for great apes conservation; Student Organizing Dot Org, an online social network of 40,000 student organizers; curriculum, trainings, and webinars for more than 5,000 people on all things digital engagement from social media best practices to online organizing and campaign development to digital analytics. Chris is the founder and principal consultant at Tuttle&Co, as well as an expert trainer for Idealware and NeighborWorks. But most importantly Chris still plays with LEGO, jigsaw puzzles, and does a fairly good Kermit The Frog imitation if you buy him a drink.
Speaker: Birgit Pauli-Haack
Birgit Pauli-Haack is a web & mobile developer for Pauli Systems. She serves businesses, professionals and nonprofits with websites, mobile apps and digital marketing. In 2015, she founded NPTechprojects - a nonprofit assisting other nonprofits with IT strategy, project management, and online learning spaces. She is the program manager for the organization's WP4Good Club. In her spare time, she supports the WordPress Global Community Team as a deputy and a local Meetup organizer. Since 2013, she has been also an NTEN Tech club / Netsquared co-organizer of Tech4Good SWFL. Recently, she has been curating WordPress news at Gutenberg Times and host Live Q & As on its YouTube channel with WordPress experts. When she gets off the computer, she plays tennis or goes for a run.