Topic: Digital Communications

Setting Up a Storybank

September 11, 2015
I’m putting the call-out to everyone who has a story: It’s time to put our stories in the bank. A storybank is a mechanism for capturing and sharing stories in a variety of mediums. If we don’t capture our stories and share them, they’ll disappear.

A Tradition of Digital Storytelling with Students on Ice

September 8, 2015
Since Students on Ice began in 2000, we have shared stories with people back home by sending blog posts, photos, and videos to our home base via satellite. This practice has been a core part of our culture of storytelling for 15 years.

The 5 Pillars of High-Growth Organizations and Other Insights from #NYNP2015

August 20, 2015
I recently returned from speaking at the DMANF Nonprofit Conference held in the heart of NYC. My conference experience started off with an unexpected gem. The scheduled keynote speaker was sick and unable to present, but the silver lining is that we got the pleasure of hearing from guest keynote speaker, Adam Braun, founder of Pencils of Promise, an organization that builds schools and increases educational opportunities in the developing world.

How to Leverage Short Film to Attract New Donors

August 4, 2015
The more saturated society becomes with media and mobile devices, the more powerful short films can prove for nonprofits to get their stories in front of new audiences. When done right, short films are inspiring, moving, and bite-sized—they can be quickly watched and easily shared, setting off a viral groundswell in the process.

Building the Bedrock

July 28, 2015
If you haven’t heard of it yet, NTEN’s 2nd annual Leading Change Summit (LCS) promises to be one of the coolest and innovative gatherings emerging in the nonprofit community. Our team at Forum One is proud to join the community’s effort to fuel the future of nonprofit innovation—and we’ll be helping kick things off the first day with a half-day training on Digital Strategy.

My Future Podcast

July 8, 2015
In regular life, it's hard to find time and space to plan new projects. That's why I'm so excited about going to the Leading Change Summit again this year.

One Year Later: Say This Not That Start-up

July 6, 2015
Starting a start-up was the last thing on my mind when I pitched the Say This Not That (STNT) idea at the 2014 Leading Change Summit’s Idea Accelerator. But taking home the top prize and the Community Choice Award, as well as the continual positive feedback after the 14LCS, were strong indicators that it’s an idea worth pursuing!

DMANF Multitrack Fundraising Conference in NYC, August 4-5

June 24, 2015
Several NTEN staff and NTEN Members are presenting sessions at the DMANF Nonprofit Conference, August 4-5 in New York City. Mark your calendars and register to attend with a special NTEN discount.

3 Days Left: Tips & Inspiration for Submitting your 16NTC Session Ideas

June 23, 2015
Whether you’ve thought about it for weeks and are crafting the perfect submission, or just got wind of this opportunity - the deadline is the same: Friday, June 26.

Five Can’t-Miss NPTech Opportunities

June 4, 2015
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