There’s no shortage of folks touting the importance of effective storytelling. I should know – I’m one of ‘em.
Although recently I’ve been hearing something that makes my inner data nerd alarmed. At times it seems that data and storytelling are seen as at odds with one another. Storytelling is exciting. Data is boring.
But this need not be the case. Effective use of data should make your story far more compelling. READ MORE >>
Writing posts for a blog can be daunting. Anyone that’s tried has been there, staring at a white page with your cursor rhythmically reminding you of your failure to produce any content.
You may very well be a strong writer. You likely had numerous ideas yesterday as you walked your dog or cooked dinner. But as often happens, when it comes time to actually write, you’ve got nothing.
Hopefully this post will help. Here’s a bunch of potential topics to spur your own creative process. READ MORE >>
Last week St. Louis Small Business Monthly published its annual list of “Top Young Entrepreneurs.” And we couldn’t be more proud to have our own Jonathan Goldford among the folks honored. READ MORE >>
Your nonprofit’s website header will be seen on every page. It contains your site’s most important information, brands your organization and shows your user where to go and how to get there. With all these moving parts, it’s hard to know where to put what.
But have no fear. We’re here to discuss how to juggle these elements to create a streamlined, easy-to-use header. READ MORE >>
Keyword rankings are arguably the sexiest part of search engine optimization (SEO).
Perhaps that needs a little clarification. What I mean is when it comes to nonprofit SEO, rankings are very attractive in that they’re easy to measure, easy to understand and easy to compare. But the problem is they just aren’t that important. At least not in their own right. READ MORE >>
By now you’ve likely heard from a bunch of people that having an up-to-date website is necessary to move your nonprofit forward and inspire your future supporters. You probably realize that having a user friendly, visually appealing design allows your website to work at its best.
You know that it needs to look good. But you don’t know what that looks like. READ MORE >>
Your website can be a huge asset when it comes to your nonprofit’s volunteer efforts. But when using your website to boost support from potential volunteers, there’s a whole lot to consider. READ MORE >>
The whole point of making a website is for it to help your organization in some tangible way. Whether that’s connecting with volunteers, boosting fundraising or educating your community, your website should help you do more good.
But without website measurement there’s no way to know if your website is actually helping your organization serve your community. READ MORE >>
Many nonprofits rely heavily on volunteers. For some, “rely heavily” is a significant understatement.
But recruiting and managing a legion of volunteers can be quite an undertaking. Sure it’s worthwhile, but coordinating this effort is a lot to juggle.
Many nonprofits underutilize their websites when it comes to managing their volunteer efforts. There are a wide variety of ways your website can help boost the efficiency and effectiveness of the way your nonprofit handles volunteers. READ MORE >>
You’ve likely heard plenty of times how beneficial a blog can be. But you’ve also probably experienced, or at least caught wind of how significant an undertaking starting a blog can be.
It’s no lie that launching and maintaining a blog can take a lot of time and energy. But it can also boost the effectiveness of your website in a wide variety of ways. READ MORE >>