[DC AREA EVENT] 2015 Future of Associations

SocialFish

Founding Farmers , 1924 Pennsylvania Ave.

Start Your September with New Tech Skills

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Philly NetSquared Idea Generator. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Westmoreland. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Butler.

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Trending Sources

Free In-Person Events for Nonprofit Techies

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Westmoreland. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Your Nonprofit Website: WordPress. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Butler.

Find an Awesome Nonprofit Tech Training Near You

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Butler. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: TechNow 2016 Conference. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny.

Engagement Superpowers In Action

GroundWire

Where can I buy local food in Pennsylvania? Buy Fresh, Buy Local from Pennsylvania Association for Sustainable Agriculture. How do you build relationships, make people prioritize your cause, and better engage them in your work? One excellent way is to use your unique expertise, access, skills -- whatever you’re super at -- to provide a product, service or experience that really matters to your target audience. In other words, develop an engagement superpower.

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SMS Nation: Mobile Strategists, Renewing Library Books, And Child Services Support

Mobile Commons

The Pennsylvania Department of Human Services uses text messaging for child support services. Until recently, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services (DHS) used landlines to communicate with parents enrolled in their child support program.

The Cost of Starting a Nonprofit in Every State

NonProfit Hub

Pennsylvania. PA-100 (Pennsylvania State Tax Identification): $0 + fees for needed licenses. Pennsylvania charitable registration: usually $0 due to exemption. The process of starting a nonprofit requires a fair amount of savvy and know-how. Building from the ground up, it’s often difficult knowing where to start. Questions arise like “What do I need” and “Why do I need it?”

Keeping Your 2016 Resolutions with NetSquared's Free Workshops

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Your Nonprofit Website: Tiptoe Through the WordPress Templates. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Westmoreland. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Butler.

Introducing NTEN's Newest Membership Partner: PANO

NTEN

NTEN is excited to announce our new partnership with the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations ! PANO is the statewide membership organization serving and advancing the charitable nonprofit sector through leadership, advocacy, education and other services in order to improve the overall quality of life in Pennsylvania. Through our partnership, we are now able to offer PANO members a free introductory NTEN membership or a 10% discount on membership renewal. >>

Start 2017 by Building Your Tech Skills and Community

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: DIY Donor Management System Selection. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Westmoreland. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Google AdWords for Nonprofits.

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Captivology: The Science of Capturing People’s Attention

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

These examples came from an experiment conducted by Dr. Deborah Small of the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School, an expert in human decision-making.

Nonprofits Need To Nurture the Next Generation of New Leaders

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In addition to her consulting practice, Joan also teaches at the University of Pennsylvania with a focus on nonprofit communications and leadership. Flickr Photo by Wesley Fryer.

NetSquared Volunteers Help Nonprofits Like You Master Technology

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Westmoreland. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes "Open-Source Summer Fiesta" San Francisco, California: Code for America Civic Hack Night.

Telling Your Story: NetSquared #Storymakers2017 Workshops for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Here at TechSoup, we're big on stories. Effective storytelling means nonprofits can reach more people, touch more hearts, and create bigger impact.

Can Public Art Increase Civic Participation?

Connection Cafe

We hired a research team from the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School of Communication to design the evaluation metrics for the project. In 2015, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the historic Voting Rights Act, yet voter participation rates in the U.S. are at historic lows.

Non-Boring #Tech4Good Meetings for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Westmoreland. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. NetSquared organizers bring together the nonprofit technology community for face-to-face meetings. but we all know that meetings are boring!

NetSquared: The Place for Free Nonprofit Tech Help

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts? What if there were regular gatherings where nonprofit techies could come together to drink, laugh, and network with their peers?

Finding a Community of Nonprofit Technology Experts

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. What if there was a place for your nonprofit to get free technology support from local experts?

Meet Your Local NetSquared Organizer at #17NTC

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Westmoreland. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face to face in physical space.

TechImpact: NPower PA rebrands, expands nonprofit IT services nationally — Technically Philly

AFP Blog

TechImpact: NPower PA rebrands, expands nonprofit IT services nationally — Technically Philly : NPower Pennsylvania is now Tech Impact, but the nonprofit’s mission to provide hands-on technology support to nonprofits remains the same, says its leadership

Growing the NetSquared Community

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Keeping Your Website Up-to-Date. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. TechSoup's network of nonprofit technology meetups has been growing. In fact, during the last quarter , we had 56 active groups in 19 countries!

Improve Your Fundraising Approach and Skills at NetSquared Meetups

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. Monroeville, Pennsylvania: TechNow 2017 Conference. Fall has arrived, and with it comes fundraising season.

Top 5 Reasons Your Social Media Marketing Campaign is Failing (and How to Fix Them)

SocialFish

But would this help your little coffee shop in TinyTown, Pennsylvania get new customers? This last 2-3 years saw businesses flocking to social media in droves. Thanks to the push from the media and success stories of a few top businesses, everyone came looking for their own pot of gold.

How to Turn Your Staff from a Group into a Team

NonProfit Hub

Garry, a nonprofit consultant who teaches nonprofit communication and leadership at the University of Pennsylvania, said a team usually possesses characteristics like trust, collegiality and a shared vision, while a group is a bunch of people and a collection of individuals.

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Is There a Community of #Tech4Good Activists Waiting for You?

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Google AdWords for Nonprofits. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. Greensburg, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Westmoreland. TechSoup's NetSquared community of Tech4Good meetups is growing!

3 Tips You Can’t Ignore in Connecting with Gen Z

NonProfit Hub

Sarah Chain is an account director with Gavin™ , a digitally minded public relations and marketing agency based in York and Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Marketers are constantly striving to understand the habits of their target audience. What are your habits? What do you like? What do you believe? What influences your decisions? Why do you drive 15 minutes out of your way to shop at one grocery store over another?

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11NTC Tip of the Day: Get out and See DC!

NTEN

NW) Willard InterContinental Hotel (1401 Pennsylvania Ave. The Nonprofit Technology Conference is now less than one week away! We've put together some tips for making the conference both memorable and valuable and we're them every day until the event starts.

Give Local America Disaster Offers Lessons for Next Time

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

In northwestern Pennsylvania, the Erie Community Foundation’s event, Erie Gives has raised more than $10.6 Note from Beth: Peter Panepento wrote a thoughtful piece earlier this week about #givedaylessons and gave me permission to republish it here.

Meet the Experts: Interview with TechImpact’s Linda Widdop

Tech Soup Blog

Linda Widdop : I spend a lot of time outdoors in Pennsylvania and at the Jersey shore. My favorite homemade soup is chicken noodle made with Pennsylvania Dutch Egg Noodles and no fancy ingredients – just chicken, celery, carrots and parsley.

Supercharge Your Nonprofit Tech Powers with NetSquared

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Big Data. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels & Bytes — Allegheny. I bet you made all sorts of grand New Year's resolutions for 2015.

Spring Is Here! Get Outside and Meet Your NPTech Community

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Butler. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes and Critters. The weather is getting better now that we're firmly into spring.

Generations and Inclusion

SocialFish

I spoke recently to a group of HR professionals in Pennsylvania about Managing Generational Diversity. My slides are embedded below.

Association CEOs on social media

SocialFish

Dave Phillips, Pennsylvania Association of Realtors -.

Top 10 Sources for Free Images

Tech Soup Blog

Image 7 : Pennsylvania National Guard / CC BY-NC-ND. There are more places than ever to get free images that are entirely OK for you to use for your communications. Here are 10 sources for images you can freely use on your website or other communications channels.

What's Your Vision?

Museum 2.0

I'm sitting at my assigned seat, next to a man who sells trailers in in Indiana, a woman who runs a Chamber of Commerce in Pennsylvania, and a guy who provides liability insurance to doctors across the US. It's 8am in the classroom; 5am in my body.

NetSquared Goes to 15NTC. And Your Hometown Too

Tech Soup Blog

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Cryptocurrency / Bitcoin. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Westmoreland. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. NetSquared believes in the power of meeting face-to-face in physical space.

NTEN Member Buzz Round-Up: October 29, 2010

NTEN

I came across this on Facebook, thanks to fellow NTEN member John Kenyon : Jeff Forster presenting the Southwestern Pennsylvania Nonprofit Technology Survey findings to the tune of "Ice Ice Baby" sums up just about everything that is awesome about the NTEN community. (Note: This is a weekly round-up of NTEN members doing and sharing their nptech awesome. Members are in bold.

How to Name Your Private Online Community

SocialFish

The University of Pennsylvania Health System’s employees-only private community is called The Square. This post is by Ben Martin and originally appeared on the Avectra blog.

Working America Drives Local Action with Targeted Text Messages

Mobile Commons

And earlier this year, Working America crowd-sourced feedback about a new Pennsylvania voter law from the people it was actually affecting – Pennsylvania voters. Working America is a national organization that represents working families on a wide variety of issues. Some of those issues are national. But some – from unemployment in New Mexico to union rights in Ohio – are highly local.

A NetSquared Happy Holidays

Tech Soup Blog

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania: Bagels and Bytes — Allegheny. NetSquared holds free or low-cost educational events for people and organizations who want to learn more about using technology for social good. Our events are powered by a global network of volunteers dedicated to building strong, self-sufficient, local communities of nonprofit technology practitioners.