33 Nonprofit Blog Post Ideas to Educate Your Readers

Educate Your Readers

Your blog plays a vital role in informing visitors of the latest and greatest with your nonprofit and your cause. Giving your readers relevant news updates, sharing the history of your cause and nonprofit, and providing resources for those interested in knowing more are all foolproof ways to further educate blog visitors on the importance of your cause and your work. READ MORE >>

Blogging for Nonprofits: Tips and Inspiration

Blogging for Nonprofits Tips

We’ve written about blogging for nonprofits quite a bit: why your organization needs one, how you can make it better and suggested about a million blog post ideas (seriously, there are a lot). But, we’ve never actually spelled out what makes a nonprofit blog “great.”

Personally, I think we’re a bit overdue.

Choosing Stock Photography That Isn’t Cheesy

Choosing Stock Photography

You’re working on developing a brand new website for your nonprofit. You’re feeling great about your message and content, but something is missing. You notice that the missing puzzle piece is imagery. Your words tell your story wonderfully, but your organization just doesn’t have many images to enhance your message in a compelling way. Hiring a professional photographer might be out of the budget. You may be on a deadline, and not have the time to coordinate a full-fledged photo shoot.

What do you do? How do you get quality photos to help tell your nonprofit’s story? Stock photography to the rescue! READ MORE >>

Questions to Ask Before Diving into Your Nonprofit Website Redesign

Questions When Redesigning Your Nonprofit Website

Redesigning your organization’s website can be a huge undertaking. One or more designers, developers and even copywriters might be involved, not to mention your board and co-workers. With so many people involved, it’s important to clearly put into words how you’d like the website to look and feel both within your nonprofit, and to the web design company. A little bit of thought and preparation can help you readily decide on a visual direction for your website. READ MORE >>

5 Questions to Ask When Writing a Great Blog Post Introduction

Great Blog Post Introductions

Reading and skimming are two very different things. For better or worse, the majority of visitors to your blog are going to prefer the latter. It’s on you to turn them into readers, quickly.

People spend a lot of time skimming articles on the web without actually reading much of anything. This creates a pretty high-pressure situation for bloggers to write an intro that might entice just a few of those skimmers to hold off on clicking away and stick around for at least a minute or two. READ MORE >>

10 Effective Nonprofit Mission and Vision Pages

Nonprofit Mission and Vision Pages

Mission and vision statements capture the essence of your organization’s beliefs and values, and define its place in the world. A vision statement explains the overall goal of your organization looking into the future, while the mission statement outlines the present plan to realize the vision.

Well-crafted mission and vision statements can inspire people to engage with your organization and deserve a well thought-out place on your website. READ MORE >>

How to Customize Your Nonprofit’s Google+ Page Design

Nonprofit Google Plus Design

Google+ may seem like a less obvious social media choice, with Facebook in the forefront of social media platforms. They are certainly pretty similar, each prominently featuring “walls” where users are able to post comments, links and photos. Should you use both? No doubt there is substantial time and effort that goes into managing another social media account, but Google+ may be well worth your time. READ MORE >>