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2011 Non-profit Social Networking Survey


I just got an email from Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Non-profit Technology Network – better known as NTEN.

The 5th Annual NTEN Member Reception and NTENny Awards (at the Nonprofit Technology Conference)


We call you rockstars here on this blog (a lot), but each spring, at NTEN's annual conference , we like to do more than that.

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2011 NTEN Award: Peter Campbell


On the last day of the Nonprofit Technology Conference each year, we have an Awards Lunch and Community Celebration. NTEN gives two awards to NTEN Members, including the Lifetime Achievement Award , which we blogged about already. Previous NTEN Award recipients include: Beth Kanter, Marnie Webb, John Merritt, and Steve Heye.

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NTEN + Planet = Better Place


Just heard that my favorite association of all time, the Nonprofit Technology Network ( NTEN ), is having a SUMMER SALE on their membership dues.

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You can attend the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference without leaving your desk


What would a technology conference be without an online version so people can play at home? The 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference is happening March 17-19 in Washington, D.C., That breaks down to about $10 per session for NTEN Members.). and you can sign up and watch sessions from the comfort of your desk. That's us!

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Happy Birthday Holly Ross at NTEN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She’s raising money for NTEN , so if you want to celebrate Holly’s birthday,  let’s make her birthday wish come true!

10 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Twitter


Fret not, however, as the number of nonprofits using Twitter continues to grow. Staff Networking. Location Based Services. Timely Actions.

NTC Reflection: How To Make Your Conference Panel A Magical Learning Experience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As many trainers and teachers already know, people have different learning styles.  How much do you apply? Straight presentation kills all learning.

2011 Nonprofit DoGooder Video Contest is Back: Calling Your Best Nonprofit Videos


free registration to next year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference. You can submit your videos from February 4, 2011 until March 2, 2011.

Say What? Build a Social Media Listening Dashboard for Your Nonprofit


gotta hand it to Holly Ross and the tireless NTEN team for putting on yet another fantastic event! But how? Let me know how in the comments.

The 2011 NTC Scholarship Silent Auction is Now Open!


Do you like sending deserving NPTechies to the greatest nonprofit technology conference on earth for free? Then the 2011 NTC Scholarship Silent Auction is for you! While we've used the public humiliation of the NTEN staff as the theme in the past, this year we want to celebrate the collective awesome of the NTEN community.

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Can't Come to the 2011 NTC? We'll Bring It to You, Online!


You can't come to the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference ? We don't foresee a time when the NTC won't be a live conference.

Did you write any social media policies or guidelines in 2011?


Idealware is working on creating a Social Media Policy Workbook to be released in April at NTEN’s 2012  Nonprofit Technology Conference.  To support the Workbook content (and to highlight in an upcoming NTEN:Change article) they are hoping to profile a number of different organizations who are dealing with tough social media policy issues.

2011 NTC Preview: 6 Steps to Refocus Your Small Org Tech Strategy


You can learn more at my session at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference , " Small Org Doesn't Equal Small Tech ". Special thanks to Holly Ross at NTEN and John Merritt at the YMCA of San Diego County for adding their insight to this article. 11ntc Change Management Infrastructure NPTech NTENThat assumption is wrong.

Webinars: Designing Effective Learning Experiences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Training Design nten peer exchange webinarIf you deliver training on webinar platforms, you  need to understand how people learn. 

2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Day 2

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference – Day 2 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 18th, 2011 Day 2 of NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #NTC ) in Washington, DC is when things really kick into high gear.

2011 NTC Preview: Let's Talk About Tech, Baby


In that scenario, nonprofit workers feel like technology is something they have to deal with to do the "real work," not something that can make their work lives and their organization better at meeting its mission (which is what NTEN believes, so strongly they wrote a book about it ). 11ntc NPTech NTEN IT StaffNo, really.

Use Social Media to Boost Success for Events and Conferences


Social networking can particularly enhance member engagement, especially for associations that anchor their member activities in conferences or trade shows. For many associations, about 20% of their members are active in the sense of attending conferences and trade shows. mam nptech nten Social Media Fundraising

2011 NTC Preview: Social CRM: Social Media Relationships Made Easier


Danielle Brigida from the National Wildlife Federation -- one of our amazing panelists for the upcoming presentation at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference , "Let's Go Stalking! There is no doubt that 2011 will be a year of great progress and measurable results for those who learn these new tools and tricks of the trade.

Social Media for Social Good: 3 Secrets to Raising Big Bucks Online


Conferences dedicated to helping nonprofits learn how to leverage social media for social good are popping up. Social media adoption by budget.

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2011 NTEN LIfetime Achievement Award: Judy Hallman


Each year, NTEN recognizes a member of this community who has furthered the work of the nonprofit technology field through dedication, innovation, and leadership. awards NPTech nten memberThis year, we are thrilled to honor Judy Hallman for her work with this award. Her first job in computing came long before the Web. PIN Inc.

The 2013 "NTEN" Award: Maddie Grant


NTEN isn''t an organization, we''re a community – a community with a shared set of values , including authenticity, sharing, and of course, laughter.

11NTC Round-Up: Your Posts, Highlights, and Take-aways


Session Materials If you attended the conference, visit myNTC for individual session pages, links, notes, and more. Then I couldn't stop!

2011 NTC Preview: Can Social Networks Create Social Capital?


We hope to explore these jumping off points and look at how to create programs that draw real strength from communities and networks in a session at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in March. 11ntc NPTech NTEN Social Media ProgramTens of thousands of people participated in over 670 events in 40 states. It's not about the "network".

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11 Qualities of an Effective Social Media Manager

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Take webinars, attend boot camps or workshops, or go to conferences that focus on the how-to of social media. Just a FYI. But that era is over.

11NTC: Reflections on NTEN's 2011 NTC

Tech Soup Blog

With over 2,000 attendees NTEN's Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) was buzzing with lots of exhibitions displaying technology on offer as well as workshops and side events (which even included free massages provided by PICnet ). read more. Event

Google Launches Google for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m in Washington, DC for the Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN.   Details are here.

RIP: Rob Stuart, Godfather of the NpTech Movement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Rob Stuart shared my birthday, Jan. But we also shared more than that – the nonprofit technology field.   Rob was the godfather. storytelling

2013 NTEN Lifetime Achievement Award: Lauren-Glenn Davitian


The NTEN community is filled with amazing individuals who change the world every day. Lauren-Glenn is an Emeritus NTEN Board member.

2012 Conferences: Social Change, Technology, Nonprofit


Nothing like a good conference to connect with peers, boost creativity, recharge those batteries, and if you're lucky, get a couple nights of acting like you're 19 again. More excellent conferences calendars at CivicActions and Socialbrite. But, you can follow the conference here. 2012 Washington Nonprofit Conference.

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011


What fundraising strategies will be a game changer for nonprofits in 2011? Holly Ross, NTEN. They should have all their member contact info, lists, events, conferences and webinars, social media, and other files in one location that has an open API environment. What’s on tap for social media and advocacy? Mobile! Cloud.

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Register for the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference


 . We're pleased to announce that Early Bird registration for the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference -- taking place March 17-19 in Washington, DC -- is now open. With a wide mix of social events, seminars, trainings, and resources, the 2011 NTC will help you put technology to work to further your cause.


2011 NTC Preview: A Scientist in Your Communications Department: Segmenting Messages, Customizing Content and Delivering Results


For more information about how to think in segments, attend our presentation at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference or watch this on-demand webinar for an example of segmenting communications on the Susan G. 11ntc Data E-mail jeff shuck NPTech NTEN CommunicationsJeff Shuck, CEO, Event360 It's January. Simple strategies.

Vote and Comment for ALL these Awesome Nonprofit Panels at SXSW!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amy Sample Ward, NTEN. Conferences2008 SXSW Panel: Pimp Your Nonprofit Cause photo by Ed Schipul. Let’s Talk Video for Social Change.

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6 Nonprofit Technology Takeaways and One Killer Find from #12NTC


It’s been a few days since I returned from the  Nonprofit Technology Conference  (#12NTC) hosted by  NTEN  in San Francisco, CA.

Data and Storytelling: 6 Ways to Use Data to Move Your Mission


Kurt is a frequent speaker and panelist at conferences on technology issues facing organizations. Data NPTech NTEN storytelling CommunicationsBy Kurt Voelker, CTO, Forum One Data is the new black. These days everyone is releasing it, visualizing it, aggregating it, and mashing it up. And for good reason. Everything else is just noise.

Get Even More out of Your Time in DC: Events Before and After the 2011 NTC!


With a sell-out crowd coming to DC for the Nonprofit Technology Conference , we bet some of you are excited enough that you're looking for even more you can do! CiviCRM Training Details: Date: March 16 - 17, 2011 Location: Pew DC Conference Center, 901 E St. Penguin Day DC 2011 is organized by Aspiration and PICnet.

Mobile Storytelling: An Evolving Story


Why are they the same size as the person whom I casually had a short conversation with at a conference I don’t even remember? This is so true.

What’s This? QR Codes


[Editor's note: The following first appeared in the March 2011 issue of NTEN:Change. Read the complete issue of NTEN's new quarterly journal for nonprofit leaders by subscribing to the journal for free! series in NTEN:Change. Data Leadership Mobile mobile advocacy mobile campaigns NPTech nten:change qr codes

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Only 150 Spots Left at the 2011 NTC (But the Online NTC Is Unlimited)


The 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference will sell out shortly. Online attendees also have access to the conference community on myNTC , where you can interact with attendees, speakers, exhibitors, and sponsors. And our social media team is preparing to bring as much of the news and atmosphere from the conference as we can.