What is YOLO and how can I get one? #13NTCYolo – NTEN NTC Conference Notes

Last week, I attended the Annual Nonprofit Technology Conference hosted by NTEN Nonprofit Technology Network.
Bit by bit, I will share some of my notes via Storify. Please comment either here or on the storify space with your own notes, questions or links.

#13ntcYOLO What is a YOLO? And How Can I Get One? Using Technology to Engage Youth

Jason Shim,Digital Media Manager,Pathways to Education, CanadaShubhagata Sengupta, Student,Waterloo Film Group

Storified by NFN 4 Good · Fri, Apr 19 2013 13:58:39

Thank you to everyone who came out to #13ntcyolo – great energy in the room, and thoughtful questions. Please keep in touch! #13ntcJason Shim
If we listened to our intellect, we’d never have a love affair. We’d never have a friendship. We’d never go into business, because we’d be too cynical. Well, that’s nonsense. You’ve got to jump off cliffs all the time and build your wings on the say down. – Annie Dillard. #13ntc #13ntcyoloBirgit Pauli-Haack
Jason & Shub Sharing 90% #13ntcyolo #13ntc pic.twitter.com/D47wymYRT2Birgit Pauli-Haack
Had another great year presenting at #13NTC – thanks to everyone who came out to #13NTCYOLO and @JasonShim for having me as his co-presenterShubhagata Sengupta
"Make people feel awesome. Who’s awesome? Your awesome!" #13ntcyolo #13ntc #nptechAspiration
"Go above and beyond your job description to make it count." #13ntcyolo on building relationships in youth work #13ntcAspiration
Focus on the culture first before trying to use technology to reach out.. #13ntcyoloBirgit Pauli-Haack
RT @mistavila: "Low budget. High emotion. That’s what we’re going for." #13NTCyolo #13NTCSue Anne Reed
The use of memes in this talk is commendable #13ntcyoloAllie Sterling
"There’s no such thing as social media boundaries. It’s just boundaries. Period." #13NTCyolo #13NTCmisty maria avila
What’s in #13ntcyolo @snapchat @instagram 4pics1word minecraft (great story about it… )Birgit Pauli-Haack
54% of teens don’t use email to communicate with friends #13ntcyoloAllie Sterling
#13ntcyolo I am on twitter because my father joined Facebook…Birgit Pauli-Haack
To engage w/ youth find the path of the least resistance #13ntcyolo / instant satisfactionBirgit Pauli-Haack
Show personal photos… Matter of respect before engaging w/ youth.. Young people don’t care about your org; they care about YOU #13ntcyoloBirgit Pauli-Haack
Focus on the culture first before trying to use technology to reach out.. #13ntcyoloBirgit Pauli-Haack
#13ntcyolo getting executive buy-in for new tech is hard. shout out to @bethkanter readings..Birgit Pauli-Haack

Tools used/shown during presentation: 

apart from twitter, facebook of course… :-)
Twilio Cloud Communications – APIs for Voice, VoIP and Text …Twilio lets you use standard web languages to build voice, VoIP and SMS applications via a web API. Build the next generation of commun…
Legally Binding Electronic Signatures | HelloSignSign with confidence! HelloSign’s secure electronic signatures are business-caliber, easy-to-use, and legally binding. See the difference…
Homepage | Meme GeneratorBluntly offensive statements and careless advice with animal icons.
MightyText – SMS from Computer or Tablet, sync’d with Android phone
Magisto – Magical video editing. In a click!Magisto

On Crowdfunding / Crowdraising 

Mostly from the #13ntc talk + additional sites found or heard about during the conference.
Crowdfunding Sites +Indiegogo +Peerbackers +SellaBand +Peoplefund.it +PleaseFund.Us +RocketHub +Fundable…Birgit Pauli-Haack
Weeve – Give SmarterWeeve is a community of change agents. Our free, simple and secure platform connects businesses, individuals and nonprofit organizations …
Requirements for CrowdRaiding by +Jason Shim at #13ntc #13ntcyolo +NTEN #nptech #nonprofitBirgit Pauli-Haack
And when not to Crowdraise Tips by +Jason Shim at #13ntc #13ntcyolo #nptechBirgit Pauli-Haack
Online Fundraising and Donations for Nonprofits | RazooRaise money online for your nonprofit or charity. Create an online fundraising page for your campaigns and events, or donate to any US re…
FundRazr – Online fundraising on FacebookFundRazr is an app for online fundraising for causes and projects. Raise money quickly with the crowdfunding platform that publishes your…

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