Community design showcase: NTEN keeps it simple


This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. SocialFish and OCR partner on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Let’s look at a few key parts of the community.

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Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN

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Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report | NTEN : "The Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN community: we want to find out how these individuals and organizations use technology in their work, gauge the impact of NTEN programs and services on their professional development and their organization’s missions, and track trends in the nonprofit technology community over time

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Exciting Changes in the NTEN Community: Our New Community Platform | NTEN

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Exciting Changes in the NTEN Community: Our New Community Platform | NTEN : After considering several different platform options we selected Higher Logic as the new "behind the scenes" software powering Out of all the options we explored, we felt the features, look, and feel of the Higher Logic platform was the best fit to serve the NTEN community based on the feedback we received

Goodies for NTEN members!!


Every year, NTEN spends a whole month saying thank you to its member community of nonprofit professionals committed to using technology for social change by offering a full month of free programming and prizes exclusively for NTEN Members, plus special local events and content.

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NTEN Webinar: More than just a community

Amy Sample Ward

Are you working on building or supporting community beyond one geographic region? Or are you looking to move from online community to offline event coordination? We’ll be talking about organizing events and supporting international/global communities. About the Community Builder Chat. Tags: Monthly Chats 4change community community building events monthly chats online community

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Celebrate Giving Tuesday with NTEN and @Kanter

Amy Sample Ward

The second annual GivingTuesday is on December 3rd and you’re invited to join the celebration with NTEN! Here are three easy ways you can be part of the giving season kick-off: Donate to the 2013 NTEN Challenge.

Join me for an NTEN Webinar! More than just a community: Using communities to reach your program goals

Amy Sample Ward

Next Tuesday, I’m running a webinar with NTEN discussing “More than just a community: Using communities to reach your program goals.&# As always, I hope it’s a fun and informative session, but it’ll also have space for sharing and lots of questions. Description : Your nonprofit has a presence on Facebook or maybe your own private online community. Or login to your NTEN account.). field when registering to receive the NTEN member rate!

The 2013 NTEN Community Survey Report


As the NTEN Community overall consists of a greater number of non-members than members, we are pleased to see this balance reflected this year in response rates. > Download the 2013 NTEN Community Survey Report.

Crowdsourcing: Community vs Crowd

Amy Sample Ward

You can see the full collection, and how they were voted on by the community here: [link]. The Value-add of Crowdsourcing: For me, the two biggest reasons to include crowdsourcing in your strategic design of community building or contests are: Crowdsourcing invites diversity by encouraging anyone with an idea or interest to participate. The most important way to use social media in a crowdsourced process is to allow the community to use social media anyway they want!

48 Hours Only: Double your donations by supporting the NTEN Community!


Now you can double the impact of your donation dollars by supporting the 2015 NTEN Challenge. Donate to NTEN in the next 48 hours, and Jon Biedermann , VP of DonorPerfect CRM Fundraising Software, will match your donations of up to $2,500!

Exciting Changes in the NTEN Community: Our New Community Platform


Recently we took a survey of the NTEN community to get your opinions about online platforms and how you like to engage online. We looked at the survey results and also looked at the concerns raised about our existing community platform.

The 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report


> Download the 2012 NTEN Community Survey Report. Just over half of the respondents were NTEN members: 55% answered that they were members, 34% said they were not members, and 11% did not know whether they were current members.

The 2014 NTEN Community Survey Report is here!


Every year, NTEN conducts an annual Community Survey to find out more about the individuals and organizations in the NTEN Community. Our annual Community Survey is one way we listen to your needs and experiences to inform our work.

The NTEN Community just got a facelift!


The NTEN Community platform recently went under the knife! After a transplant and a few initial scars, we''re excited to report the new platform is alive and rejuvenated with a fresh new face and a host of new features to help you engage in the community.


It's Your 2015 NTEN Community Challenge!


I am so excited about the 2015 NTEN Challenge that I made a video about it, as you can see. At NTEN, we believe technology can transform how you make change. We empower and equip the more than 50,000 individuals in our community with the networking, education, and resources they need to be effective and efficient. I would like to invite you to donate today to join the NTEN Board and Community Champions in the 2015 NTEN Challenge !

Online Community Organizing: Start small, think big!

Amy Sample Ward

NetSquared’s February series exploring “Online Community Organizing” includes three different interviews; I’m really excited to participate! Q: What does “online” add to the community organizing? Q: What makes a community?

Open Community and Nonprofit Techies


They’re doing a virtual book tour exploring concepts from Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. In this post, Maddie and Lindy answer a few questions for the NetWits Think Tank community (Oh, and please ask more in the comments.

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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. From their website: “ Join the Community and Put Technology to Work Today.

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On Falling in Love With the NTEN Community


During those three days of scribbled notes, pun tweets, and laughs, I did fall in love with the US nonprofit community, with NTEN, and with a man who I''d move halfway across the world to marry. Australia is a small place, and the nonprofit community is tiny. 14ntc nptech nten

10 Reasons to be at NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference (#14NTC)

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We’re one month out from NTEN’s annual Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) in Washington, DC. This was about an authentic community that lasts far beyond the confines of a conference. The Community. NTEN doesn’t water it down, they use the right amount of hops.

The NTEN Community is Everyone's Community


Flickr: vernhart Like many folks in our community, I do not come from a tech background. So, when I first came to NTEN in the summer of 2012, I was a little overly conscious of my underdeveloped technology muscles. We are part of this community because we use technology in our work in some capacity, however small, and because we value drawing upon the knowledge and experiences of others. Community mam Member Appreciation Month nptech

Report Release: The 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report


> Download the 2011 NTEN Community Survey Report. In May of 2011 we circulated the link to the online survey to the NTEN Community via direct email and announcements in our community channels, including our blog, NTEN Discuss email list, our Facebook page, and our Twitter network.

NTEN's Website Redesign: Survey results from the community


With NTEN''s website redesign project underway, we took a step back and asked, "How do we know how our users use our site and what they want if we don''t ask? The biggest pet peeve users cited was that NTEN is very-text heavy and not very engaging.

Welcome Julia Smith, NTEN's Community Development Manager!


I''m so excited to officially welcome Julia Smith as NTEN''s new Community Development Manager! Julia began working with NTEN on the Communities of Impact (CoI) project earlier this year, and now we''re thrilled to have her on the NTEN staff! Julia is no stranger to the nonprofit technology community. She came to NTEN after launching a Chicago-based consulting practice for nonprofits and artists.

Holy Awesome – NTEN’s Impact Evaluation


NTEN has just made public their IMPACT EVALUATION. NTEN aspires to a world where all nonprofit organizations skillfully and confidently use technology to fulfill their missions. Evaluating NTEN’s Impact. Me: What you envision it being used for by the community?

Sharing is Caring, and the NTEN Community Cares!


November is Member Appreciation Month at NTEN. Our staff interacts with our community in different ways, here''s why Michael Nealis, Content Manager, loves our community My favorite thing about the NTEN community is the sense of belonging that it brings with it.

Thank You Holly Ross and NTEN for Gift of Community

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This year we toasted NTEN's first decade and people in the community who have been there since the beginning (including me ) But I'd like to raise a glass and toast Holly Ross, NTEN's executive director. Holly has been NTEN for ten years!

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NTEN Communications Roundtable November 2010

Amy Sample Ward

How to use holiday-related language, which stories to highlight, how to encourage the community to action when it is a cold and busy season? Related Links : NTEN Roundtables. Tags: 2010 presentation appeals communications nten roundtable Date : November 9th, 2010. Location : Phone & online chat. Topic : Questions, conversation and ideas about communications for nonprofits.

Interview with NTEN's Community Program Coordinator


NTEN''s newest team member, Bethany, is focused on our community programs, including the Communities of Practice and Tech Clubs. This month''s theme is building community, on and offline - a perfect time to interview Bethany about her inspiration for working in nonprofit technology and more! How did you first become involved with the NTEN community? I discovered NTEN and the nptech community about four years ago.

Sharing the NTEN Awesome: November is NTEN Member Appreciation Month


It’s November again, which means NTEN is hosting their annual Member Appreciation Month chock full of free webinars, giveaways, blog posts and love for NTEN Members. We SocialFish LOVE NTEN. You can make a video to share with the community, just tag it #NTENThanks.

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November is NTEN Member Appreciation Month!! #NTENthanks


From NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network : Thanksgiving isn’t just for turkeys and pumpkin pie – it’s our time to say thank you to our NTEN members. Giveaways and prizes every week, including free software services, mobile internet accounts, and nifty NTEN swag.

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Building Stronger Online Communities Without Losing Your Sanity

Amy Sample Ward

One of the sessions I’m a part of , along with Manny Hernandez, Peggy Duvette, and Christine Egger, hopes to answer the question how you can build strong online communities without losing your sanity. If you want to build a strong online community, getting the right platform in place is only half the battle, and it’s the easy half. Examples on how to grow your online community. Tips for encouraging interaction in your online community.

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Make Your Voice Heard: Take the Annual NTEN Community Survey


How helpful are NTEN's resources to your work? > Please take the 2012 NTEN Community Survey! Your answers to these questions help us shape the programs and services we offer to NTEN members and the wider nonprofit sector.

NTEN Visits Free Geek


Last week, during the quarterly staff retreat, NTEN staff toured Free Geek. Several NTEN staff have been long-time supporters, and NTEN has always donated its old electronics to Free Geek. We enjoyed our visit to Free Geek and are excited to share it with the community!

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NpTech Tagging Community | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network

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The ongoing discussion about tagging is well represented here at NTEN's blogNpTech Tagging Community | NTEN: The Nonprofit Technology Network: "NpTech Tagging CommunitySubmitted by Bonnie on Tue, 03/20/2007 - 9:56am.Newsletter | NPTech | online community | taggingMarnie Webb, TechSoupBeth Kanter, Beth’s BlogTagging facilitates the sharing of information among members of a distributed community

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Interview with Dan Fellini, NTEN's Web Developer


As NTEN's Web Developer, Dan will be diving straight into the deep end during our website redesign process; he will also be focused on the planning, development, configuration, integration, and testing of new and existing web-based systems. Community nten staff

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

Amy Sample Ward

Last week was the 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference and not only did I have the pleasure of presenting a couple sessions, it was also my first NTC as a staffer, as I joined NTEN earlier this month. I had a really wonderful time, and the Community-Driven Social Impact session was terrific!

My Audience is My Community

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Given that perspective, it’s no surprise that WQED is the home to Mr. Rogers , yeah, the ‘wouldn’t you like to be my neighbor’ Mr. Rogers, so I think it’s safe to say they know a little something about nurturing one’s community. Author: Jonathan Weldon.

Joining the NTEN Board

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Joining the NTEN Board August 7, 2007 Katrin, the Executive Director of NTEN, announced today that I’m joining the Board. (So I’ve been connected in one way or another to NTEN for quite a long while. I feel incredibly honored to be on the board, and to be able to give to the nptech community in this leadership role.

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Nten’s Online Nonprofit Technology Conference is here!

Amy Sample Ward

NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network, puts on a massive, be-there-or-be-square conference for nonprofit professionals every year (in 2009, we met in San Francisco). But, if you don’t want to wait until April to dive into the knowledge and expertise in the NTEN network, you don’t have to! The NTEN community co-authored a book and is planning an online conference for this Fall drawing on the contributors to move from writing to speaking.

Are You an NTEN Community Champion?


I have worked at NTEN for nearly nine years now; Ed Batista hired me back in January of 2003 to help create and run new programs for a nascent NTEN. but the passion of the community was unbridled and big. But the real reason for our success is you - the community.


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The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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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. who embodies those values and enhances the NTEN community. In short, they embody NTEN''s Values.

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