Nonprofit Tech Resources:Tips from an Accidental Techie<br />AnnalieseHoehling, <br />Membership & Outreach, NTEN<br />
Flickr: Ana Santos<br />
4 Undesirable Characteristics of an Accidental Techie<br /><ul><li> accidental
random
distracted
isolated</li></li></ul><li>Accidental  Purposeful<br />This isn’t tech for tech’s sake, after all. <br /><ul><li>Set some...
Identify key terms that align with your targets</li></ul>Flickr: caruba<br />
Accidental  Purposeful<br />My Targets: (these align with my job role and my organization’s mission)<br /><ul><li>Social ...
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  1. 1. Nonprofit Tech Resources:Tips from an Accidental Techie<br />AnnalieseHoehling, <br />Membership & Outreach, NTEN<br />
  2. 2. Flickr: Ana Santos<br />
  3. 3. 4 Undesirable Characteristics of an Accidental Techie<br /><ul><li> accidental
  4. 4. random
  5. 5. distracted
  6. 6. isolated</li></li></ul><li>Accidental  Purposeful<br />This isn’t tech for tech’s sake, after all. <br /><ul><li>Set some goals or target areas of knowledge for yourself
  7. 7. Identify key terms that align with your targets</li></ul>Flickr: caruba<br />
  8. 8. Accidental  Purposeful<br />My Targets: (these align with my job role and my organization’s mission)<br /><ul><li>Social Media
  9. 9. ROI of Social Media
  10. 10. Social Media best practices for nonprofits
  11. 11. Social Media tools
  12. 12. Online Communities
  13. 13. building online communities
  14. 14. engaging online communities
  15. 15. online community tools</li></li></ul><li>Random Organized<br /><ul><li>Identify and Prioritize the types of resources you’ll need</li></ul>Flickr: gwen<br />
  16. 16. Random  Organized<br />Training: <br />In-depth knowledge and skills for a specific topic or technology<br /><ul><li>Webinars: (Weekly/Monthly)
  17. 17. NTEN.org/webinars
  18. 18. Idealware.org/online-training
  19. 19. Conferences: (Annually)
  20. 20. Nonprofit Technology Conference: http://nten.org/ntc</li></ul>Research:<br /> Data, benchmarks, and case-studies for making decisions or making the case (grants/investments)<br /><ul><li>NTEN.org/research
  21. 21. Idealware.org/reports
  22. 22. M+R Strategic Services: http://mrss.com/publications.html
  23. 23. Convio, Blackbaud, other providers</li></li></ul><li>Articles and Insights from Experts: (daily/weekly, for trends and how-to’s)<br /><ul><li> NTEN Newsletter, NTEN Blog: nten.org/signup; nten.org/blog
  24. 24. Beth Kanter’s Blog: bethkanter.org
  25. 25. Frogloop Blog from Care2: frogloop.com</li></ul>Examples and Ideas from Peers: (daily/weekly, for inspiration and application)<br /><ul><li> Amy Sample Ward (soc-med):amysampleward.org
  26. 26. Peter Campbell (more techie): techcafeteria.com
  27. 27. Norman Reiss (marketing&comm): nonprofitbridge.com</li></ul>Random  Organized<br />
  28. 28. Distracted  Focused<br />Tagging and Tools to keep resources organized and at your fingertips (and save time!)<br />Flickr: Chiot’s_run<br />
  29. 29. Distracted  Focused<br /><ul><li>Tags
  30. 30. nptech, #nptech
  31. 31. social media, social media roi, online engagement
  32. 32. Email Alerts
  33. 33. google.com/alerts
  34. 34. socialmention.com </li></ul>set up custom searches using your keywords, and get daily or weekly emails with search results<br /><ul><li>Delicious
  35. 35. http://delicious.com </li></ul>bookmark online resources from anywhere, share with others, see others’ resources on similar tags<br /><ul><li> Readers and Dashboards (organize your resources)
  36. 36. google.com/reader, igoogle.com
  37. 37. my.yahoo.com
  38. 38. netvibes.com</li></li></ul><li>Isolated  Connected<br />I get by with a little help from my . . .<br />Flickr: James Cridland<br />
  39. 39. Isolated  Connected<br /><ul><li>NTEN Affinity Groups
  40. 40. groups.nten.org/ntendiscuss
  41. 41. groups.nten.org/NCTech4Good
  42. 42. groups.nten.org/onlinecommunitybuilding
  43. 43. Progressive Exchange: progressiveexchange.org
  44. 44. LinkedIn
  45. 45. NTEN Members’ Group: linkedin.com/groups?gid=1053
  46. 46. Women Who Tech Group: linkedin.com/groups?gid=87431
  47. 47. Twitter
  48. 48. twitter.com/annaliese_h
  49. 49. @NTENorg
  50. 50. @ntenhross
  51. 51. Twitter lists: http://mashable.com/2009/11/02/twitter-lists-guide</li></li></ul><li>Purposeful Techie<br /><ul><li> purposeful
  52. 52. organized
  53. 53. focused
  54. 54. connected</li></ul>Flickr: knightp<br />
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