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Five Social Media Tips from #13NTC

If you missed all the #13NTC, NTEN‘s Nonprofit Technology Conference, action in snowy Minneapolis, never fear, here are five social media tips you can use. Learn who your social media audience is to maximize your chances of getting the responses you want from them: Knowing who your audience is on social media is key to […]

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11NTC: Turning Frogs into Kittens

Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night: An Honest Review of Online Campaigns took a fun but hard look at online cause marketing, what works and what doesn’t and why. Among the reasons nonprofits fail at creating inspiring campaigns that get their supporters to act are: We forget who we’re talking to: When nonprofits […]

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11NTC: Mobile Invasion

Mobile Invasion: Which Mobile Strategies are Really Working Today examined the state of smart phone usage, how nonprofits have and are utilizing mobile technology, and strategies that nonprofits might consider taking to capitalize on mobile technology. The session presented case studies from the National Park Conservation Association (NPCA) and The Salvation Army to better illustrate […]

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11NTC: Let’s Talk About Tech, Baby!

In addition to a very fun title, Let’s Talk About Tech, Baby! How to Talk about Technology Horizontally and Vertically in Your Organization, offered simple and practical advice for communicating about technology for audiences with different degrees of tech-literacy and comfort. Key to their advice was their “5 C’s of Change Management:” Credibility: Establishing yourself […]

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SxSW Interactive & the Nonprofit Technology Conference: A Recap

Attending both this year’s SxSW Interactive (SxSWi) and Nonprofit Technology Conferences (NTC) was physically exhausting and mentally stimulating. Attending SxSWi and NTC gave me the opportunity to be exposed to some of the brightest minds in the nonprofit and technology sectors and absorb an incredible amount of knowledge. As much as I would enjoy sharing […]