The new NGO domains promise better branding, more online prominence, and easy online donations. Do the claims hold up?
This is Part 2 in a three-part series about the new .ngo and .ong domains. To learn what those are, take a look at Part 1: “you.ngo? What are these new domains, anyway?“ So we know that the .ngo domain is new, promises numerous benefits, and might look pretty great in a browser address bar … Continue reading “you.ngo? What Others Are Saying”
There’s a new player in the game competing for space in your browser’s address bar, and it’s for nonprofits only!
The dangers of a DIY website and a suggestion for making better websites on the cheap.
A free WordPress-for-nonprofits event and free WordPress plugin! What could be better? (Answer: Getting back to work on paying projects!)
Frequently Asked Question pages have a place on modern website when the content and design conform to best practices.
It’s a common if misguided notion that bigger and brighter donate buttons and slick snazzy websites are required to get users to donate. That view overlooks some of the most basic requirements to get users giving money on your website.
Keeping donors involved in your organization is the key to happy and returning donors. Still, of the organizations I give to, few do a good job of following up.
I rarely introduce myself with a “Hi, my name’s Mark and I’m an infrapreneur,” but I think it in my head. Here’s what that means to me.
I’m wondering whether a nonprofit website navigation structure benchmark might be useful. I’m looking for reader comments and ideas to help me decide whether and how to approach it. If that sounds interesting or useful to you, please chime in!
Some web designers focus just on real estate websites; others focus on ecommerce, news, or social sites. I focus on nonprofit websites, and I hope this post begins to explain what knowledge and experience that focus entails.
I make all my year-end donations at once after considering all the possible places I might give. That means I get to use a bunch of online donation systems back to back to back. Here are my reactions from an intense period as a website user, rather than my normal role of website builder.
On the internet, websites are used in many ways and by many people that web designers may have never considered. In order to build a website that is accessible everywhere to everyone, it’s important to think about some of the privileges that many web designers share. In this post, I’ll share some common privileges and recommendations for best practices to keep in mind.
When looking at user statistics for your website, you might be left wondering, “how does my organization compare to similar sites?” GroundWire’s fabulous 2010 report shows the analytics landscape for environmental nonprofits in the Pacific Northwest, valuable data for everyone.
Many small nonprofits turn to volunteers in hopes of getting a free website. My experience suggests a better way forward. I’ve found a way that works for me and results in better websites and fairer compensation.