One of the best ways to overcome “designer’s block” is to find a few website designs to inspire you. There are tons of nonprofits effectively using their website’s design and content to accomplish their organizational goals. Here’s an example of an organization doing a great job at it. READ MORE >>
It’s that time of year when giving thanks becomes top of mind. While always important, showing appreciation is often highlighted during the holiday season.
No matter when you’re showing appreciation to your supporters, there’s one key element you need to remember:
Authenticity READ MORE >>
There’s no shortage of advice when it comes to getting the most out of your nonprofit’s email newsletter. I’m sure you’ve heard plenty of folks telling you to keep your copy simple or to personalize your message based on the interests of your audience.
That’s all good stuff. And while that kind of general advice can be incredibly helpful, it doesn’t necessarily take all the nuances of your recipients into account.
Instead of simply applying the best practices you come across, test them out for yourself. READ MORE >>
For many nonprofits, the support of volunteers is essential when it comes to fulfilling your mission. Without volunteers, everything that needs doing simply wouldn’t get done.
Happy volunteers are worth a whole lot more to your organization as well. They’re more likely to speak highly of you, refer friends to you and sign up to volunteer again. READ MORE >>
We’re happy to announce our very own Jonathan Goldford has been named to Generation Now by St. Louis Magazine.
The recognition honors folks in the St. Louis area who are making a difference in the community. READ MORE >>
When tasked with evaluating your nonprofit’s site design, you may wonder where to start. What are you supposed to be looking at? What is the most important part of your design?
While there are a lot of important elements of your website design, one of the most important is your typography. READ MORE >>
Your nonprofit’s logo is the visual centerpiece of your brand. It’s a stamp that labels the work you do, the content you produce, and the impact you have. It’s also often your first statement to website visitors about who you are (since it’s right there at the top of your website).
Therefore, it is very important that your logo conveys the right message about your organization and that it conveys that message clearly. Here are a few ways to do both of those things and a couple of nonprofits that are doing them well. READ MORE >>
Getting website visitors to donate online is hard. It’s difficult to drive visitors to your website in the first place. Once a visitor is on your site, it’s tough to inspire them and get them invested in your cause. Even after they’re invested, it’s no easy feat getting them to decide to support your nonprofit with a financial contribution.
That’s a lot to tackle in one blog post, so let’s focus in a bit.
Instilling a sense of confidence in your organization can go a long way in leading a potential donor to give. READ MORE >>
Everyone (and most likely their grandma) has heard of Facebook. Most nonprofits have at the very least started establishing a basic Facebook presence. Developing a Facebook presence makes sense given the platform has over 1 billion monthly active users.
One of the biggest knocks against the Facebook user experience has always been its lack of a strong search feature. READ MORE >>