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 nearly 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 multi-channel fundraising campaigns. Chris has accomplished a wealth of initiatives and proven successes, including having developed a national anti-bullying campaign involving over half a million students in over 5,000 K-12 schools across the US; developed an online networking community of over 40,000 student organizers; trained over 5,000 individuals at local, state and national sessions and conferences on topics ranging from online constituent engagement to community advocacy and organizing to social media best practice. Chris provides training, coaching, and consultants for nonprofits, small businesses and personal brands, and is a regular speaker at local and national conferences. Chris is also a self-diagnosed geek, still plays with LEGO, jigsaw puzzles and does a fairly good Kermit The Frog imitation.
Speaker: Birgit Pauli-Haack
Birgit Pauli-Haack, co-founder of Relevanza, Inc., brings more than 18 years of web development and web community expertise to the company. With her other company, Pauli Systems, LC also headquartered in Naples, Florida she has been providing interactive, user-friendly, web-based business applications and server administration services to an array of corporate, nonprofit and private clients, both international and domestic since 2002. In addition to leading her companies , Birgit is an active member of the web community, and provides pro bono technology products and services to local non-profit organizations. She has been a technology leader with the Naples Free-Net 1998 - 2015. She is a frequent presenter on Internet topics at conferences worldwide, and has worked on open-source projects in the ColdFusion Community, and for social services agencies. Birgit has a degree in business management, specialized for Tourism & Resort Management, and extensive technology experience. Birgit also runs the local WordPress User group, called WordPress Meetup SWFL and the local 501 Tech Club, Tech4Good SWFL, supported by NTEN as well as TechSoup Global's Netsquared. Both monthly meetups are free of charge for participants. Founder of NPTechProjects - a nonprofit in start-up to assist local nonprofits using technology to further their mission.