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Nonprofit Technology News Celebrity Forecasts for 2014

Tech Soup Blog

We lead off with Amy Sample Ward who is the executive director of NTEN , the big membership organization of nonprofit technology professionals.

4 Keys to Building a Successful Nonprofit Web Site

NetWits

It’s been an exciting endeavor and given us a lot of insight into using social media for nonprofits and fundraising! Our main goal is to help you learn how to leverage our technology and the tools that make up social media. We recently launched a new blog here at Blackbaud Internet Solutions.

Active, Advanced or Averse - Nonprofit Change & Social Media

Connection Cafe

Beth followed up on this with “ Seth Godin’s post on nonprofits: Deer in the Headlights ?” Author: Jordan Viator.

Technology & Community: Strategic Options for Building Movements

Amy Sample Ward

Technology and Community: Strategic Options for Movement Building. The full keynote and presentation are below. What is a movement? Exactly.

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10 Disruptive Technologies You Need to Think About

NTEN

This week, they presented "Technology Trends You Can't Afford to Ignore." Disruptive Technology #1: Virtualization.  .

A Very Brief Primer: Measuring the Return on Investment of Nonprofit Technology

NTEN

ROI -- or Return on Investment -- is a pre- and/or post-evaluation process and analysis of three factors: benefits, costs, and value of a specific technology purchase over time. ROI can help your organization avoid a technology purchase that is a huge mistake or avoid not investing in a technology that could return many dividends.

What are the most effective ways Nonprofits/Foundations can use Twitter #hashtags?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Nonprofit Use #1: Events and Conferences Since those early days, hashtags have been used in different ways by nonprofits

Creating Your Organization's Social Media Strategy Map

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I've also been looking at examples from the corporate sector like the POST method from Forrester and thinking about adaptions for nonprofit.  

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10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Let’s get down to my top 10 list of things every nonprofit should know about social media and online communications. 1. Agreed! 2.

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How Baby Boomers Use The Internet

TechImpact

As a result, nonprofits across the board are shifting their advertising and community outreach efforts through online mediums almost exclusively.

2009 Member Appreciation: Daily Member Prize Winner for 11/17

NTEN

Tags: member appreciation nonprofit technology NTEN second life

2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference: Social Media for Nonprofits

AFP Blog

From Marc Pitman2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference: Social Media for Nonprofits: "2009 Nonprofit Technology ConferenceApril 28th, 2009 · No CommentsThis is the time of year when all the nonprofit geeks gather at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference and when the rest of us who feel techincally savvy realize we’re probably just geek-wannabes

5 Good Nonprofit Infographics

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 5 Good Nonprofit Infographics Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on April 12th, 2011 Who doesn’t love a good infographic? Here are five good nonprofit infographics worth looking at. 1. All Rights Reserved

Predictions for Nonprofit Fundraising Technology in 2012

Robert Weiner

NTEN published my somewhat snarky predictions for nonprofits' use of fundraising technologies in 2012. My overall predictions are that most things will be pretty much the same as last year (and 2010 and 2009, etc.): many nonprofits will struggle with out-of-date systems. By all means, try new things. But do it smartly.

10 Things Every Nonprofit Should Know About Social Media and Online Communications

Frogloop

Last week I spoke on a couple of great panels at the Politics Online Conference about technology, social media and how Congress is trying to adapt to the ever-changing world wide web aka the “series of tubes&# as former Senator Ted Stevens so hilariously described it. All great questions! Agreed! 2.

Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Nonprofit

Wild Apricot Blog

Tags: media Social networking Best practices General non-profit interest Non-profit technology Non-profit Communications nptech

Net2 Think Tank: January’s Predictions for 2009

Amy Sample Ward

2009 Web Predictions , by ReadWriteWeb. Top Internet Predictions for 2009 , by Social Computing Magazine. Photo by Môsieur J.

Why Can’t the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector Scale Generosity? #givedaylessons

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Experiencing a cascading technology failure in real time for just one community is painful enough. What Happened on Give Local America Day?

Time Management Tips for Nonprofit Techies and Social Media Strategists

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Using Social Networking to build your YMCA career View more presentations from steveheye. Use of YMCA equipment. Sharing confidential information.

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Make Your Nonprofit Technology Resolutions a Reality in 2009!

Connection Cafe

Starting today, the 2009 Resolution Guide is now availble

So How Are We Doing? How are YOU Doing? Tell Us!

NTEN

How do we keep up with the changing landscape of nonprofit technology and the needs and interests of the people doing the work? We ask!

January Net2 Think Tank: Predictions for 2009

Amy Sample Ward

This month’s Net2 Think Tank question was, “What do you think will be the big changes, new technologies, hot applications, or successful campaigns of 2009?” We had a great collection of contributions this month.  There are even predictions for the hottest job skills in 2009. Originally posted on the NetSquared blog.

Nonprofit Technology Resolutions for 2009

Robert Weiner

In early January, Convio asked a group of nonprofit technology bloggers to suggest New Year’s resolutions for nonprofits ( TechSoup Blog was one of the participants ). In addition, they asked people to post resolutions on Convio’s Connection Café blog.

Amazon Payments Announcement from 2009 Nonprofit Technology Conference

Connection Cafe

Amazon Payments created some great buzz at NTC 2009. What's Amazon Payments and why is it relevant for nonprofits you ask? Amazon Payments had a great presence at the NTC 2009 and introduced nonprofits to its range of easy-to-integrate, cost effective and reliable payment solutions.

Announcing My Next Book: The Happy, Healthy Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Aliza was focused mostly in business sector, while I was focused on nonprofits. Managing technology and information overload. Books

Guest Post: Beth Kanter's SXSWi Nonprofit Panel Roundup

NTEN

The nonprofit presence at SXSW has been growing steadily over the past couple of years.  In 2008, I was on one of the few  nonprofit panels  on the agenda. At the end of that panel, we all hoped there would be a larger nonprofit presence on the agenda for this 2009. about or by folks who work with nonprofits and voting.

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Scanning for Good: 5 Reasons QR Codes Are a Safe Option for Nonprofits

NetWits

At last year’s Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits, Allison Nassour and I presented to a full room on the topic of QR codes.

Technology grants slated for Spokane | Spokesman.com | Dec 18, 2009

AFP Blog

Technology grants slated for Spokane | Spokesman.com | Dec 18, 2009: "Administering the two grants here is the Spokane nonprofit Tincan, or The Inland Northwest Community Access Network. Also benefiting are

Need Some Inspiration To Video Blog? Look no further.

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If your nonprofit is exploring the use of the video to tell its story, the technology has gotten so much easier and the cameras a lot less expensive. 

What's Holding Your Technology Back?

NTEN

But we spend most of our time talking about the basics: how to lay a good foundation for technology use and management. Get to it!

Building a Nonprofit Website on a Shoe-String Budget

Frogloop

Tags: Guest Blogs Technology nptech

It’s Me, Your Donor. Are You Listening?| Insights from the $FG Report

Connection Cafe

Nonprofit Fundraising $FG Report Donor Stewardship Money for Good 2015 nonprofit communications segmentation storytelling

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Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Mobile Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With smartphones now outselling PCs and tablet sales surpassing even the most conservative of estimates, the majority of your nonprofit’s supporters will likely be browsing your website on mobile devices by 2013  – and unfortunately most nonprofits are not prepared for this dramatic shift in Web communications.

Technology for the Nonprofit and Philanthropic Sector.

Deborah Elizabeth Finn

Volunteers + the Right Technology = Your Dreams Come True

NTEN

Running an effective, successful volunteer program can be a game changer for your nonprofit. Thanks to the Internet and all sorts of other exciting 21st century technologies, our world is becoming increasingly connected, personalized, and flexible. This includes the nonprofit world. Shari Ilsen. Online Communications Manager.

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Upcoming Nonprofits Live on September 14: Accessible and Assistive Technologies

Tech Soup Blog

Technology has greatly increased the ease with which we can access news and services and serve others. Pacific time.

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That first month Nonprofit Tech 2.0 As of last month, Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Nonprofit Tech 2.0 received 13,000 visitors. Seriously!

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11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That first month Nonprofit Tech 2.0 As of last month, Nonprofit Tech 2.0 Nonprofit Tech 2.0 received 13,000 visitors. Seriously!

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101 Social Media Tactics for Nonprofits: A Field Guide

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Click to view on Amazon. Take this terrific guest post by Melanie over at Frogloop blog about Pinterest, for example. Books

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Why Should Nonprofits Care About Cloud Computing?

Tech Soup Blog

If you are a small to medium-sized nonprofit, why should you care about cloud computing ? Tags: Acquiring Technology Green Office GreenTech Hardware Networks Server Applications Servers Servers Services Software Tech Support Technology Assessment Using the Web and Internet What Is Cloud Computing? read more.

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