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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.

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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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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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 Nonprofit Social Networking Survey ?


NTEN, Common Knowledge and Blackbaud invite you to take part in a nonprofit survey about how nonprofits are using online social networks, and enter your name for a chance to win an Apple iPad. The survey results will be compiled and presented at the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference in March 2011.

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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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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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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.

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

5th Annual DoGooder Video Awards: Submit your video today!

Amy Sample Ward

The DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards , from See3, in partnership with YouTube, are back again for the 5th year!

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A Huge Thank You and My Next Steps

Amy Sample Ward

If you’re planning to attend the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference in DC this March, please get in touch as I’d love to connect with you in person! Uncategorized announcement netsquared nten workAs you may have seen posted at the beginning of this month, I’m about to embark on the next adventure. huge thank you goes to Billy.

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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

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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Great reads from around the web on April 23rd

Amy Sample Ward

roundup bookmarks communication conference conversation culture data foursquare hyperlocal internet list location maps media postalicious presentation report research resources staffing storytelling technology trendI come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Change the internet?

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 Nonprofit Technology Conference – Unconference

Amy Sample Ward

Date : March 19, 2011. Description : The NTC Unconference is a place to continue conversations from, ask questions about, or further explore the various tracks and sessions of the conference. Related Links : Conference registration. presentation Presentations from 2011 11ntc ntc nten unconferenceSession info.

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.

Buy Me! Support the 11NTC Scholarship Fund

Amy Sample Ward

Every dollar is matched by Convio, allowing NTEN to send up to 57 people this year! campaigns fundraising 11ntc auction ntc nten scholarship

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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.

Community-Driven Social Impact: Presentation, Case Studies, and Workshop

Amy Sample Ward

presentation socialbysocial 11ntc community driven social impact nonprofit ntc nten social by social technology workshopPresentation. Strategy.

2011 NTC Preview: Going Online for Capacity Mapping and Resource Matching: The Big Picture


If you think that a mash-up of online tools for capacity mapping and resource matching would assist nonprofits, philanthropies, and the communities that they serve, then we invite you join us at our upcoming session at the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference. 11ntc Collaboration Data deborah elizabeth finn NPTech NTEN Program

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.

The Online NTC Starts March 18! Register Today to Change Tomorrow


Attending the 2011 NTC from your desk so that you can better put technology to use for your cause? 11ntc NPTech NTENThat is easy.

What’s the future of nonprofits?


conference of 20101 the top thirty “thon” (i.e. We will also be doing a great case study webinar about the book with NTEN this summer.

New at the 2011 NTC: More Community and More Social


Artwork by Favianna Rodriguez If you've been to the NTC before, you know the basic lay of the conference land. 11ntc NPTech NTEN

Innogive Conference Panel Resources: Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She is also the Membership Director at NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network. Conferences MobileHer blog is ”?