Video Interview: NetSquared with Amy Sample Ward


While at South by South West Interactive (SXSWi) Amy Sample Ward spent some time talking with me about how NetSquared ( about ) serves the nonprofit industry. NetSquared is focused on the intersection of technology and social impact. Their mission is to help hundreds of thousands of non-profit organizations utilize the community empowering capabilities of the Internet to achieve social change

NTEN Welcomes Amy Sample Ward as new Chief Executive Officer


It is my pleasure to share some exciting news today: The NTEN Board of Directors welcomes Amy Sample Ward as NTEN’s new Chief Executive Officer. Amy Sample Ward announcement Board of Directors ceo Amy Borgstrom. Chair, Board of Directors. After a national search, we are excited to announce NTEN's new CEO.

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Please Welcome NTEN's New Membership Director: Amy Sample Ward


We're pleased to announce a new member of the NTEN Team: Amy Sample Ward. amy sample ward NPTech NTENYou may have heard of her.

NTEN Announces Amy Sample Ward as new Chief Executive Officer


The Board of Directors of the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) today announced the selection of Amy Sample Ward as NTEN’s new Chief Executive Officer. May 29, 2013. read more

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

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

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New Report Shows How to Take Your Professional Development Into Your Own Hands

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Nonprofit Management #bbcon amy sample ward Nonprofit Technology Network NTEN professional development Technology-Based LearningAs a nonprofit professional, how do you learn? What does professional development look like when you are busy delivering programs and managing mission-critical tasks?

[PODCAST] The Ins and Outs of Community Engagement | Ft. Amy Sample Ward

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NTEN’s CEO, Amy Sample Ward, and Randy covered a lot of topics in this week’s podcast. Amy Sample Ward appeared first on Nonprofit Hub. Amy referenced her blog , where she writes about the ever-changing world of social media, engagement and the nonprofit sector in relation to generations. It’s no secret that nonprofit branding is important to the success of your organization, but Amy had some different ideas on whether or not it’s the right thing to focus on.

Big Announcements. Big Innovation. Big Ideas| #bbcon Day 2

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Amy Sample Ward from NTEN shared, from their recent Nonprofit Technology Staffing and Investments Report that only 4% of an organization’s budget, on average, was devoted to ‘technology’. Amy Sample Ward talked about human connections as the starting point for expectations on technology.

Knitting samples for Knitting off the Axis

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He then asked me if I had ever done any sample knitting. Can I make a career out of knitting samples for designers? As many know, knitting is “my thing.” ” When I’m stressed I can knit something in my head and it relaxes me.

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Not for long, but there’s still time to register for the Private Community Management Certificate Program , worth 8 CAE credit hours! Registration is filling up fast, but there’s still time to secure your spot! Not fully sold?

Watch Out for Amy Sample Ward with a Hammer


There are four weeks left in our quest to raise $10,000 to send 50 nonprofits to the 2012 Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Francisco this April. We're over a quarter of the way there! At NTEN headquarters, we're doing everything WE can think of to raise that money.

Test, Send, Adjust, Repeat


Amy Sample Ward. Amy Sample Ward Data E-mail nptech nten Social Media Strategy Web Sites Communications In order to make sure that you get your message out effectively, you need to regularly check the data that shows what works, what messages did well, and where you can improve. Sometimes the answer isn't just one metric, but in a combination of metrics that you can find by testing your messages.

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Ten Sample Guiding Business Principles

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Amy Sample Ward Kills it with her Presentation on Social Media for Nonprofits

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Amy Sample Ward, CEO of the Nonprofit Technology Network, shared some excellent social media strategies during her webinar. nonprofit webinar social media nten amy-sample-ward

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How-to: DIY Community and Content Mapping


Amy Sample Ward, Community Development Manager, TechSoup Global. Tags: amy sample ward NPTech NTEN Program

Happy Birthday Amy Sample Ward!

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Today is Amy Sample Ward's Birthday! Happy Birthday! I've been reading Amy's blog now since she started it back in October.

Good Sample Business Principles

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Good Sample Business Principles Do you have a brand strategy? skip to main | skip to sidebar Eric Jacobson On Management And Leadership Welcome! This blogs tips and ideas are perfect for managers and leaders of all types of small to large businesses and nonprofit organizations.

Hello, Again, and Thank You!


Amy Sample Ward announcement ceo Since March of 2011, I’ve had the opportunity to connect with countless changemakers and nonprofit leaders in my role as NTEN’s Membership Director. It is with tremendous enthusiasm for our potential to make real impact together as a sector that I’ve accepted a new opportunity: to be NTEN’s CEO. So, hello, again!


Case Study in Free Agent Fundraising @AbolishCancer ? Amy Sample Ward’s Version of NPTech

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Case Study in Free Agent Fundraising @AbolishCancer  Amy Sample Ward’s Version of NPTech: "Case StudyI recently connected with Darah Bonham, the driver behind @abolishcancer. A free agent changemaker having success fundraising with Twitter. I want to share that story

Sample Of Solid Business Guiding Principles

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It's Already September? (Or: Two Thirds of a Year's Worth of Fundraising Resources)


Amy Sample-Ward was kind enough to break it down for us back in February. Tags: amy sample ward artez interactive blackbaud carie lewis Collaboration convio Data data E-mail Fundraising geoff handy humane society JD Lasica m r Mobile mobile NPTech NTEN phillip king Red Cross Social Media social media Fundraising

I’m Celebrating NTEN on #GivingTuesday (Dec. 3rd at 9 am PST) – Join Me and NTEN CEO Amy Sample Ward

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Join me for a chat on #GivingTuesday, December 3 at 9:00 am PST on my LinkedIn Influencer blog with NTEN CEO, Amy Sample Ward. Join me for a chat on #GivingTuesday, December 3 at 9:00 am PST on my LinkedIn Influencer blog with NTEN CEO, Amy Sample Ward.

5 Questions: Building Stronger Online Communities Without Losing Your Sanity


Speaker: Amy Sample Ward, NetSquared. Tags: 10NTC amy sample ward Community NPTech Social Media Program Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions.

[Cool Infographic Friday] The evolution of SEO


Read a free sample chapter and please help us spread the word! Tip o’ the hat to Keyword Eye and Wyzowl. —————— ( photo credit ). —————– When Millennials Take Over is launching!

Guest Post by Amy Sample Ward: Want a peek at my RSS: Here it is!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Submitted by Amy Sample Ward, publisher of Amy Sample Ward’s Version of NPTech When it comes to “nptech” or nonprofit technology, there are more blogs and organizations and resources than any one person can find, let alone keep track of! Amy Sample Ward’s Version of RSS Why?

3 Steps to Launch an Outcomes-Focused Strategy the Right Way

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When you’re looking to launch a new outcomes-centered strategy , start with these three steps and sample scripts to ensure you’re heading in the right direction. . Here’s your sample script for Step 1 : . Here’s your sample script for Step 2: .

[Cool Infographic Friday] How #Millennials View Work


Get a sample chapter here. Love how this infographic debunks some of the crap said out there about Millennials. As does our book. Are you a Millennial? We want YOU to be part of our ongoing research related to When Millennials Take Over. Participate in our survey and let your voice be counted.

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Congrats to Amy Sample Ward! Now Writing for the Stanford Social Review!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Me and Amy Sample Ward at NTC. I've been a fan of Amy Sample Ward 's blog since she started it last year. We both got NTennies at the NTEN member luncheon. Almost a month ago, Amy was invited to be a blogger for the Stanford Information Review.

Member Round Up: Goodbye, sluggish dog days of summer.hello, change!


NTEN superstars who made the list include Carie Lewis , Director of Emerging Media at the Humane Society of the United States ; Danielle Brigida , Digital Marketing Manager at the National Wildlife Federation ; Gloria Huang , Senior Social Engagement Strategist at the American Red Cross ; and NTEN 's own Membership Director, Amy Sample Ward. Flickr: diskychick There's been a flurry of activity lately in the NTEN community and it's easy to see that change is in the air!

Happy Birthday Amy Sample Ward! Facebook Causes Lets Donors Opt In

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I was delighted to see Amy Sample Wards's Facebook Cause for several reasons. Even before I turned the big one and the year after and many years before, birthday celebrations have been about cake and getting others to donate to my favorite cause.

Congrats to Amy Sample Ward Connec+ipedian of the Year and Bon Voyage!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amy Sample Ward , a major player in the nonprofit technology blogosphere, has been named Connec+ipedian of the Year , an innovative example of nonprofits working wikily and that Amy helped design and launch.

Guest Post by Amy Sample Ward -- The Power of Vision: Review of “The Pollyanna Principles”

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Submitted by Amy Sample Ward, publisher of Amy Sample Ward’s Version of NPTech Hildy Gottlieb’s new book The Pollyanna Principles is a handbook for starting a revolution in social benefit organization design and practice, but it isn’t the revolution.

Amy Sample Ward, Community Builder and Nptechie: How I Have Fun and Do Good

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T he fourth guest post in my have fun, do good blogger series is by Amy Sample Ward. Happy Monday, Have Fun, Do Gooders! Amy is a blogger and trainer focused on supporting and educating organizations and changemakers in the use of evolving technologies that cultivate and engage communities.

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The Art of Saying Thank you: Amy Sample Ward, Darren Barefoot, and Michele Martin

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Amy Sample Ward put the Global Giving Widget on her Facebook profile. My first job in the nonprofit field over 28 years ago was in development office at the New England Conservatory and later at the Boston Symphony.

Share Your Story: Building Blocks of Social by Amy Sample Ward

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Earlier this week the Storytelling & Social Media series from NTEN and TechSoup Global launched with Amy Sample Ward , who is the community builder at Netsquared , as the first speaker. Social Media Building Blocks View more presentations or upload your own. tags: nonprofit nptech ). Her slides are above and she did a brilliant job of covering the basics! If you're not already reading her blog, you should subscribe now!

DMAW’s Digital Day: “10 Tips for Better Testing” List of Resources

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Sample Size Calculator. Many thanks to everybody who attended Beaconfire RedEngine’s presentation on testing. We really enjoyed all your questions and comments.

Infographic: 10 Things To Consider In Your Social Media Strategy


This is a key principle in the book Amy Sample Ward of NTEN and I wrote about in our book Social Change Anytime Everywhere. Remember the early days of social media when you did not have to cut through all of the noise and things felt more like a community rather than a popularity contest?

5 Important Items to Include on Your Email Sign-Up Form

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2) Samples of Past Emails. Diabetes Research Institute ’s email sign-up page below is a good example of including both descriptions and links to samples. Why do people unsubscribe from your email?

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Nonprofit Technology Link Love

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Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Nonprofit Technology Link Love July 30, 2008 Here are posts from a small sampling of bloggers I regularly read: Holly Ross shows her geek cred in a great post about DNS. Amy Sample Ward let’s us know how to give green.