Mindful or Mind Full Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My talk is a call to action to nonprofits to be more intentional and mindful in how they curate and consume content from social networks. I’ll be talking about the art and practice of good curation and also share some techniques for staying focused while doing working on social media for practitioners. The Unantipcated Benefits of Content Curation – article in NTEN Journal and other resources. Mindfulness

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#13NTC Session: Mindful or Mindfull Social Media?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This blog post serves as a resource page for a session on mindfulness with Rob Cottingham and Jana Byington-Smith. This session teaches you some techniques including the use of visualization, graphic facilitation, mind-mapping, attention training, and technology tips and tools that you can immediately put into practice to help you and your staff work more efficiently and effectively, enabling you to achieve more in less time and ultimately increase the return of your efforts.

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Joining the NTEN Board

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

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. Good move on NTEN’s part!

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NTEN Leading Change Summit #14lcs: Reflection

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Last week I facilitated the “ Impact Leadership Track ” at the NTEN Leading Change Summit with John Kenyon, Elissa Perry, and Londell Jackson. Kudos to NTEN for breaking the template on the typical type of events it has hosted. Photo by Trav Williams.

The 2019 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Social Capital 2019 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships. NTEN / Portland, OR / $899. It's finally here!

Interview with Dan Fellini, NTEN's Web Developer

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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

NTEN Member Roundup

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Check out the latest articles, news, and events from NTEN Members! Tickets are on sale now for Create Good , a half-day conference to inspire nonprofit communicators to try new ideas, complete current projects, and find like-minded awesome professionals. Sessions feature community leaders in nonprofit communications and fundraising, including NTEN Member, Kivi Leroux Miller , as keynote speaker. Let us know and we may include it in a future NTEN Member Roundup.

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2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Day 1

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference – Day 1 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 17th, 2011 NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #NTC ) is in Washington, DC and it’s sold out once again. Blackbaud and NTEN are teaming up this year to present some great content during and after this year’s conference.

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Honoring NTEN Committee Members

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Today we''re giving a big thank-you to the dedicated members of NTEN''s committees. NTEN committee members are the volunteers who work behind the scenes, contributing their expertise, time, and advice to help shape NTEN programming. The NTEN Editorial Committee is a group of committed professionals that meet monthly to discuss content and strategy for the NTEN: Change Journal , our quarterly digital publication for nonprofit leaders. NTEN Research Committee.

2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference ? Day 3

NonProfit Trends

All Blackbaud Blogs Contact Us Blackbaud.com About Nonprofit Trends Books Research Reports Speaking 2011 NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference – Day 3 Posted by Steve MacLaughlin on March 19th, 2011 This is the last day of NTEN’s Nonprofit Technology Conference ( #NTC ). SEO 201: Advanced SEO: Secret Offsite Strategies That’ll Blow Your SEO Mind Saturday, March 19, 2011, 1:30pm to 3:00 pm Want to own that Google results page?

My NTEN Chat 8/5/08

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Last week, we had a truly awesome turn out for my NTEN Office Hours chat. But check back at Diary of a Reluctant Blogger every Tuesday at 2 pm EST during the summer 2008 to hang out with me and discuss blogging, social media, strategy, and/or whatever might be on your mind!]. Tags: chat rooms NTEN social media

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My NTEN Chat 7/22/08

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But check back at Diary of a Reluctant Blogger every Tuesday at 2 pm EST during the summer 2008 to chat with me about blogging, social media, strategy, and/or whatever might be on your mind!]. Tags: chat rooms NTEN social media blogging communications Come hang out and chat with me ! My door is open from 2 pm EST today. Last week we talked about Thai food, BlogPotomac, the DC tech scene, how to balance blogging with real life. and much more.

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My NTEN Chat 8/12/08

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Last week's NTEN Office Hours chat was awesome! But check back at Diary of a Reluctant Blogger every Tuesday at 2 pm EST during the summer 2008 to hang out with me and discuss blogging, social media, strategy, and/or whatever might be on your mind!]. Tags: chat rooms NTEN wikis We had a great discussion about wikis and how to try and get people to participate more in them - perhaps give artificial deadlines, or specifically purposeful tasks.

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My NTEN Chat 7/29/08

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So last week, in my NTEN Office Hours Chat room, Lindy and I discussed names and themes and concepts for a possible social media project; can't tell you any more about that for now, guess you had to be there to get the skinny! But check back at Diary of a Reluctant Blogger every Tuesday at 2 pm EST during the summer 2008 to chat with me about blogging, social media, strategy, and/or whatever might be on your mind!]. Tags: chat rooms NTEN social media blogging

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Tech Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace: Tips for Avoiding Collaborative Overload

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I’m thrilled to be doing a session with Aisha Moore and Gina Schmeling at the NTEN NTC called “ Technology Wellness in the Nonprofit Workplace.” ” Conferences Happy Healthy Nonprofit Mindfulness Resilience Tips

The 13th Issue of NTEN: Change is Out - "Competitive & Innovative Nonprofits"

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When the words of our quarterly theme, “innovative and competitive” come to mind, I think about what we can learn from farmers. To enjoy the fruits of our labor, we need to be flexible and responsive to external conditions, and have the patience to see it through to harvest.

NTEN Community Update: CoP Transition

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Designed with peer knowledge sharing in mind, CoP's aim to provide an established point of reference along with a network of support and resources. They are free for everyone, regardless of NTEN member status, and a great way to learn from other members of the community. CoPs nptech ntenWe're only two months away from our official transition to Communities of Practice – you can read more about the transition to CoPs here – and are really excited about the progress we've seen.

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NTEN Webinar: Social Media Measurement Steps and How To Measure Engagement

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Being able to have your stakeholders engage with you – through social channels or otherwise, is what can help you win their hearts and minds, and eventually their donations.

Connect with NTEN at SXSW

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Connect with NTEN Sarah and I, in typical NTEN fashion, will be sure to bring some NTEN swag and are hoping to connect with as many of you as possible! NTEN Meetup in the Beacon Lounge Mark your calendars for Monday, March 12th, at 11 am for the NTEN meetup in the Lounge. SXSW is just a few weeks away and we want to be sure that we can connect with all of you NTENers planning to join the technology party in Austin!

Case study update: NTEN's site re-launch

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And Philip Krayna , our long-time partner in design, will be aided in the graphic redesign by the brilliant design minds at Cornershop Creative. It’s summer here in the States, but we aren’t taking any vacations from our website relaunch project! We’ve been working away at this for a few months now and figured it was about time to send you a postcard.

Fall Fundraising Resources from the NTEN Community

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flickr: Mindful One As the fall chill closes in, most nonprofits are beginning preparations for year-end fundrasing campaigns. In no particular order, here is a compilation of some of the NTEN community's favorite fundraising resources that surfaced throughout September. On Wednesday, September 28th, NTEN members ASI are hosting a webinar touring their donor management software, iMIS. NTEN Member Pamela Grow tackled nonprofit email marketing on Pamela's Grantwriting Blog.

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Reflecting on NTEN Publications Accomplishments in 2011: We Launched a Digital Journal for Nonprofit Leaders!

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Recently, I've been thinking about the launch of NTEN's newest resource: NTEN:Change, A Quarterly Journal for Nonprofit Leaders. Results We just published the fourth issue of NTEN:Change , and we have nearly 7,000 subscribers after just 10 months.

Love is in the Air: A Wrap-Up of the First NTEN Thanks Day

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The NTEN staff is consistently amazed at how fabulous our members are. But honestly, last Wednesday, on NTEN Give Thanks day, you really blew our minds. If there were an NTEN prom queen, Beth & Amy would be some fierce competition. .

NTEN Celebrates National Volunteer Week: Kudos to Our Community Champions

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Today we give a huge thanks to our mighty team of NTEN Community Champions : you helped to collectively raise over $30,000 for the greater good of the #nptech community! It also went towards bringing in new members that may not be able to cover the cost of NTEN Membership; supporting our worldwide Tech Clubs with more materials to enhance their experience; and developing new programs and resources for NTEN’s growing community. This week is National Volunteer Week !

NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference: A Vibrant "Social" Community of Practice

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have not been blogging because I've been at the NTEN NTC Conference , the premier event for nonprofit techies taking place in San Francisco. NTEN had also set up a google application that lets people vote on questions which how they decided to handle the Q/A in a room of 1400 people.

Free Nonprofit Tech Webinars and Resources for NTEN Members

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Flickr: HowiePoon NTEN has been growing by leaps and bounds over the last few years, in both membership and programming, and we have a few new free sessions you should take advantage of this month: Ask the Expert with Joe Green on Facebook and MySpace Causes (Tue, Aug 18) : Joe Green is the co-founder and President of Causes, the online application for social media networks that has helped raise over $10,000,000 over the last two years. Join your NTEN colleagues ( tomorrow! )

NTEN's Community of Impact Finds Peers Still Struggling to Make Data Impactful

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NTEN''s Communities of Impact recently conducted a small survey (n=69) of nonprofit professionals asking how their organizations are engaging with data. With someone from the programs team, their minds might jump to program evaluation or assessments.

11 Expert Tips for Nonprofits to Embrace Technology for Even Greater Impact

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Last week I had the privilege of networking with over 2000 nonprofit experts and professionals at NTEN ‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). – Amy Sample Ward , CEO, NTEN.

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NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: Sharing Resources With Each Other

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There's been a lot of sharing of tips, examples, and resources among NTEN members in our online community lately, so I want to highlight those today. There was a question on the DC 501 Tech Club and NTEN Discuss lists about Facebook vs Twitter. And other topics have come up lately on these lists that provided resources and recommendations to consider: Mind-Mapping software. Note that you don't have to be a member of NTEN to participate in the NTEN online community.

NTEN Case Study in Listening: What's the NTC Worth?

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I've always been of the mind that people are going to talk about you anyway, so you might as well use the tools that let you take part in the conversation. Tags: 09NTC NPTech NTEN twitter

Introducing NTEN Communities of Practice: the Newest Way to Engage

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Flickr: Newfrontiers NTEN is excited to announce a new opportunity for year-round community engagement: Communities of Practice (CoPs). CoPs are being established at NTEN to create deeper networking and educational experiences for members of the NTEN community at large. They will replace our current Affinity Groups, and will remain open to NTEN members and non-members alike.

NTEN Case Study: Engaging Community from the Cloud to Conference Ballroom (and Back)

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Everything Megan Keane does as the community engagement manager for NTEN is driven and supported by one simple principle: "It's all about the people," she said. Keane joined NTEN in 2012 and has worked as a community manager in the nonprofit sector for several years. "It''s You can''t use it without keeping those principles, and your mission, in mind. Kimberlee Roth. Out-Word, LLC.

NTEN, Zombies, and Renewing Your Membership: What Do These Have to Do With Each Other?

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That means it's time to get ready to renew your NTEN membership for 2010. Flickr: juushika As I looked around for a halloween-themed picture to post here about renewing your NTEN membership this month , it occurred to me that if you've been around NTEN for any amount of time, chances are you've heard us talk about zombies or robots , or even zombie robots. Well, we think you being without your NTEN membership could be pretty scary: .

Guest Post: Next Generation of Donors Meet the Next Generation of Nonprofit Leadership at NTEN

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That's one of the reasons you soak up all NTEN has to offer about technology and engagement. Also keep in mind (Chart 2) where they are going to get information. Tags: Community convio Data E-mail NPTech NTEN Planning Social Media Web Sites Fundraising Tad Druart, Convio.

The 2018 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Social Capital 2018 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships. NTEN / Washington, DC / $899. It's finally here!

5 Assumptions Every Community Manager Should Make Daily

Amy Sample Ward

This post is cross-published from NTEN. Read the post and join the conversation on the NTEN blog. There are mind-boggling reports and stats our there that show just how much time many of us are spending [wasting?] community communitymanagement list nten tips

Check Out the New & Improved NTEN Member Directory (Thanks, User Testing!)

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After over a year of talking about an overhaul to the NTEN Member Directory , a couple of months ago, we finally took the first step: making it a priority. . After you're done reading, be sure to check out the new NTEN Member Directory !). With this on my mind, we turned to the awesome NTEN Community for volunteer testers, filling all eight testing slots within a couple hours of posting the invite on our blog; sorry again to everyone we had to turn away.

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The 2016 - 2017 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar

Everyaction

Social Capital 2017 is a content-rich, invitation-only conference bringing together the brightest nonprofit and corporate minds for a candid exchange on growing strategic partnerships. NTEN / Washington, DC / $850.

Let’s Connect at 2012 SXSW

Amy Sample Ward

As the Membership Director at NTEN , and as a speaker at this year’s SXSW Interactive , I hope to be able to connect with all of you that may be coming to Austin for the festival or based in the Austin area. I’ll be joined by NTEN’s Community Manager, Sarah Janczak, too.

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Technology and the Shift to Donor-Centric Fundraising

Connection Cafe

At bbcon 2015, some of the top minds in the nonprofit industry came together to present Big Idea sessions. On December 31st, 2015, the busiest day of the year for online fundraising, we had just one email queued up to go out from NTEN.

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Using Technology for Mission: Ontario 211 and NTEN Hear From the Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada

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[Editor's note: Ontario 211 and NTEN asked Ontario nonprofits about how they were using technology – and how they’d like to be using technology – for their work. Development of online communities - Mind Your Mind does great stuff with sharing stories and connecting people.

Why You Need a Mobile Ready Email Template

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NTEN’s messages on an iPhone pretty much required zooming in: To make it easier to read, we applied some style information, as suggested by Cameron LeFevre of M+R Strategic Services. — Mobile Brett Meyer email communication Mobile email template Mobile fundraising NTEN

The Nonprofit Weekly Roundup:Fascinating Stats, Tiny Changes, and Rhymes to Climb.

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Joleen Ong of NTEN guest writes on the Getting Attention blog to specify the 3 Barriers to Integrated Marketing Succes s. Keep the user experience in mind. I met a little girl named Paisley this week. She’s 6 years going on 25 and is everything her name suggests.

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