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5 metrics you need to include on your AdWords Dashboard

July 13, 2018 5 metrics you need to include on your AdWords Dashboard By Michael Rasko Share this post When you first look at your AdWords account, it may seem like information overload: there are so many metrics! The columns that exist in your dashboard by default may seem like more than enough. But I’m…

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The real cost of online fundraising for nonprofits

July 12, 2018 The real cost of online fundraising for nonprofits By David DeParolesa Share this post Online fundraising holds unlimited potential for nonprofits. Armed with a strategic email campaign or timely social media appeal, you can raise thousands—or even millions— online in a matter of days. As online giving grows by millions of dollars…


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Collaboration and creativity: Digital Inclusion Fellows make a difference

July 11, 2018 Collaboration and creativity: Digital Inclusion Fellows make a difference By Leana Mayzlina Share this post Last year, NTEN launched the third cohort of our Digital Inclusion Fellowship. While the program model was the same we’d used previously, this cohort came with an exciting difference: the majority of the host organizations were churches…

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Propose a session for the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference

July 9, 2018 Propose a session for the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference Share this post We are excited to announce that session proposals are now open for the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference (19NTC) happening in Portland Oregon, March 13 – 15, 2019! Proposals will be accepted from July 9, 2018 to August 17, 2018. Submit…


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Improve your outcomes with these 3 tactics from marketing

July 5, 2018 Improve your outcomes with these 3 tactics from marketing By Melissa Greiner Share this post While the majority of nonprofit staffers don’t have the word “marketing” in their title, it’s easy to argue that everyone is in the business of marketing. With a unified goal to share the mission of your organization…

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Member Spotlight: Aaron Tebrinke

July 3, 2018 Member Spotlight: Aaron Tebrinke Share this post Aaron Tebrinke has been an NTEN member since 2012. Give us a brief overview of what you do in your work. I’m the Multimedia Specialist for Dominican Sisters of Springfield, Illinois and live in the Illinois capitol city. In July, I will have been working…


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It’s time to ditch your nonprofit website carousel

July 2, 2018 It’s time to ditch your nonprofit website carousel By Kivi Leroux Miller Share this post We are planning to refresh our website design later in the year, but there’s one thing we decided to get rid of sooner than later: the image slider we had at the top of our homepage. Image…

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19NTC Session Proposals: Updates & Changes

June 28, 2018 19NTC Session Proposals: Updates & Changes By Ash Shepherd Share this post In  a little over a week, we open up the community-driven process to gather session proposals for the 2019 Nonprofit Technology Conference in, held this year in Portland, Oregon. Session proposals open on July 9, 2018. Every year, we look for…


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4 steps to get staff buy-in for your tech project

June 27, 2018 4 steps to get staff buy-in for your tech project By Maria Mihalik Share this post Planning to shed your old technology for a hot new product or service? You’ll need to condition your staff to accept and adopt the upgrade. Here’s how to build an agile, multiphase training plan that targets…

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Case study: Bridging the digital divide begins with children

June 25, 2018 Case study: Bridging the digital divide begins with children By Cassie Bair Share this post An innovative nonprofit is tackling the digital divide and STEM achievement gaps with after-school digital inclusion programs. A Plus Kids serves hundreds of children, teens and their parents in Minneapolis’ African immigrant community. Since is founding only…