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Favorite Factoids from the 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study

M+R and NTEN have just released the annual 2011 eNonprofit Benchmarks Study that analyzes data and messaging from nonprofits.     So, if you want to compare your nonprofit’s performance with other, this report is a useful tool.

What I liked most was the infographic they shared as a companion to the study. … Read More

A Better Way to Produce Nonprofit Annual Reports

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Note from Beth: I facilitated a panel about Mobile Integrated strategy at the Innogive Conference earlier this month and have shared the notes here.   The panelists offered advice to nonprofits about integrating mobile into the nonprofit toolbox.  My main takeaway was that nonprofits need to think differently about content. 

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NTC Reflection: How To Make Your Conference Panel A Magical Learning Experience

As many trainers and teachers already know, people have different learning styles.  Howard Gardner has dedicated his life work to this Theory of Multiple Intelligences.    Yet, many conference panels are designed to accommodate only one or two styles of learning and go shallow instead of going deep.  … Read More

Brainstorming with OpenIDEO to Save Lives

Note from Beth: I written a lot about crowdsourcing and measuring the impact of the crowd, so I’m really intrigued by this project because they are using crowdsourcing from creative people to get ideas about how to solve an on the ground project.   

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NTC Plenary: Moira Gunn and Rep Donna Edwards on Net Neutrality

The plenary session on Saturday morning featured Moira Gunn, host of the weekly NPR show, Tech Nation. Moira Gunn is enchanting storyteller and spent the first part of her session telling one story after another that demonstrated a simple idea: The dirty little secret to technology is how you use it.… Read More