With the help of 51 poll respondents and 13 questions for me about websites, I’ve got some clarified thoughts for how nonprofits can best improve their websites.
There are almost no universal must-haves for a nonprofits website. Organizations need a site that has just enough information and the bare-minimum features required to support its mission.
Conversations about website fundraising have a way of making people forget about the basics.
Nonprofit organizations should care deeply about web accessibility, and recent studies show they’re falling short. Nonprofits must make web accessibility a priority to better serve their constituents and embody their values in their websites.
Last week, I had the pleasure of giving a new webinar for Washington Nonprofits. It covered a lot of information in just under an hour, and we got great feedback! So nice to be reassured that a SIMPLE start is o.k.! The site can grow over time! Webinar Participant The presentation specifically speaks to smaller … Continue reading “Website Basics for Small Nonprofits Webinar & Slides”
A link and some thoughts about why I love working with nonprofits and what makes nonprofit clients different from business clients.
Blue vs. Orange. Two “Donate” buttons went head to head in a click test. Here’s what the results said and what I still don’t know.
A question about a Fitbit got me thinking about making websites and the nonprofit sector. As we introduce data and analytics into our fields of passion, we must be careful to not lose the joy that got us started.
Now that I run a website completely devoted to nonprofit websites, some of the content that I used to post here makes more sense over there. That’s the case this week as I decided to write on the Nonprofit WP blog. I don’t want my readers to feel left out (I know I missed last week, … Continue reading “Spring Cleaning Your Website on Nonprofit WP”
My newest plugin required some lobbying and changes to “core” WordPress before I could even build it. Here’s why I went through the trouble.
Over on my new site, Nonprofit WP, I just published a brief review of the new Idealware report on selecting WordPress plugins for nonprofits.
Two events for nonprofits using WordPress with a bonus third are all next week in Seattle. I hope to see you there!
Nonprofit WP is an ebook-like website that walks nonprofits through the basics of starting a WordPress site.
Giving Tuesday is coming up December 1st, and year-end giving is just after that. Is your website ready?
Lots of nonprofits don’t have the best password-management systems. It turns out professional baseballs teams don’t either.