January 2016: NTC Preview

Hour of Code = Hour of Awesome!

Submitted on Tue, 1/5/2016 - 2:42pm
No experience needed for this hour of coding fundamentals.
By Missy Longshore – Post-Implementation Salesforce Success Consultant

Your People Are Talking. Are You Listening?

Submitted on Thu, 1/7/2016 - 12:53pm
What is social listening, and what does it have to do with you?
By Jeanette Russell

3 Smart Ways to Retain, Renew, and Upgrade Donors

Submitted on Mon, 1/11/2016 - 12:32pm
Like any relationship, your donors need some care and attention.
By Melissa Alvares

Hacking the Creative Process: The Design Blitz

Submitted on Tue, 1/12/2016 - 11:53am
On the origin of the Design Blitz, and why "Collaboration, Not Committees" might be your next tattoo.
By Eve Simon

An Eleven Step Program to Cure Shiny Object Syndrome

Submitted on Wed, 1/13/2016 - 3:33pm
Resist the urge! All the technology that glitters is not gold, and it’s painfully easy to fall for the lure of shiny objects.
By Robert Weiner and Dahna Goldstein and Rev. Tracy Kronzak and Marc Baizman

6 Ways to Think Like a “CRM” Admin: Nonprofit Edition

Submitted on Thu, 1/14/2016 - 1:51pm
How to strengthen your abilities for the good of your organization's customer relationships.
By Kristi Phillips

3 Lessons for Creating Video Content That Rules the Web

Submitted on Fri, 1/22/2016 - 9:24am
Is your organization's content Snapchat-friendly? And where are your video captions for Facebook?
By Bridgett Colling

Don’t Just Hand Over the Plans

Submitted on Mon, 1/25/2016 - 11:38am
Bringing tech staff in before website build time can save you from sadness.
By Ian Mariano

Digital Literacy: A Tool to Support Many Missions

Submitted on Mon, 1/25/2016 - 1:25pm
With the rise of technology in all aspects of our lives, bridging the digital divide should be everyone's job.
By Kami Griffiths

We Appreciate You, Community Managers!

Submitted on Mon, 1/25/2016 - 2:15pm
The love for community managers and organizers burns brightly every day. #CMAD is a chance to let that love really shine!
By Bethany Lister – Community Engagement Manager

Stop Winging It! Thoughtful Technology in the Social Sector

Submitted on Wed, 1/27/2016 - 10:54am
Why a product team is a good first step in moving an org from out-of-the-box tech to something more customized.
By Sam Dorman and Chris Zezza

Things We Like (January 2016)

Submitted on Thu, 1/28/2016 - 11:19am
Digital literacy hopes and ideas, Benedict Cumberbatch on penguins, a typeface flow chart, coffee cereal, and more in this month's roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies.
By Steph Routh – Content Manager