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How to create lasting relationships with your advocates online

As the landscape for donor and advocate attention becomes more crowded in 2019, it’s critical for nonprofit organizations to connect with their audiences in more authentic ways. Social media can be an important tool for nonprofits looking to engage with supporters quickly, seamlessly, and effectively. With more than 700,000 followers across their social media sites, […]
Posted: April 9, 2019
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Creating Digital Inclusion Partnerships

Organizations and individuals at businesses and nonprofit organizations can unite in several ways in the pursuit of common goals for communities. Among these relationships are partnerships, collaborations, and short-term and long-term alliances. Community-wide digital inclusion coalitions and efforts can effectively spark conversations and promote an actionable framework to increase broadband adoption and use, build digital […]
Posted: April 3, 2019
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Five social media mistakes to avoid in 2019

A strong social media presence is important for nonprofits. From brand awareness to improved engagement with supporters and donors, there are many reasons to improve your social media strategy. However, it’s not always easy when social media is only part of your role. When you don’t have the time to apply new ideas, you tend […]
Posted: March 26, 2019
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Tips for creating an engaging virtual training

The world is a busy place. In the nonprofit sector, we are inundated with emails, social media posts, texts, polls, and webinar and calendar invitations. It often makes me want to say, “Enough already.” I relish the opportunity for an in-person meeting or training for staff and volunteers. A break from the technology for a […]
Posted: March 21, 2019
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2019 award honorees at the 19NTC

Every year at the Nonprofit Technology Conference, NTEN honors smart, generous, and inspiring community members by celebrating their achievements through three awards. Lifetime Achievement Award: Shireen Mitchell   The Lifetime Achievement award honors an individual who is instrumental in shaping the field of nonprofit technology, and has dedicated their career to advocating for our sector […]
Posted: March 15, 2019
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Social Media Management

Managing all of your social media channels can often feel more like a headache than a task you look forward to. You don’t want to scratch your head over what to post on Instagram vs. Facebook vs. Pinterest vs. Twitter, and even worse, how to make time for it all. This course will demonstrate ways […]
Posted: March 5, 2019
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Career Center Mentor Schedule

Welcome mentors! Thank you for volunteering to mentor community members at the 19NTC. Please Note: We had a technical issue with this form and many of the mentors are not listed here. Feel free to add your name again. Otherwise please come to the career center during the time you signed up for. As a […]
Posted: February 27, 2019
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Tech trends for nonprofit communicators in 2019

Do you think your nonprofit should try live streaming or different kinds of videos in 2019? Desperate to try new software for your editorial calendar? Tired of producing long, boring printed annual reports and wish you could put it online? When you want to try something new or make a change at your nonprofit, someone […]
Posted: February 20, 2019
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For stronger fundraising, invest in data stewardship

You’ve seen articles with titles like “Top Ten Technology Trends For Nonprofits in 2019,” promoting artificial intelligence, automation, hyper-personalized content, and other buzzwords. Yet the reality is that we are putting the cart before the horse when it comes to our priorities. What really brought things into focus for me was a recent workshop I […]
Posted: February 12, 2019
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Pay-to-Play: Digital Advertising to Drive Impact

Sometimes you have to pay-to-play in order to drive meaningful engagement online. Digital ads are becoming the cheapest and most effective way to engage new or existing audiences on social media and other platforms. Before you commit your dollars, make sure you understand these basics so you can help your nonprofit spend as efficiently as […]
Posted: January 16, 2019