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The nonprofit sector and open-source software both share a love of collaboration, support, and openness. These are good things that make everyone better, but only when we make thoughtful choices for ourselves and don’t blindly follow the latest trend.
Idealware and the Taproot Foundation are experts on low- and no-budget nonprofit technology projects. Here’s a fantastic opportunity to get their expertise for free! We tossed in a free piece of advice while we’re at it 🙂
Let’s skip the resolution and get straight to the action! Here are 6 extremely achievable tasks you can use to improve your website for you and your visitors in the year!
A presentation at 501 Commons in Seattle, Washington had a ton of great information about finding and working with technology volunteers to get the most out of a volunteer technology project!
A great way to make posting to your blog more fun and more frequent! Consider blogging in “seasons” as one blogger suggests.
When I’m building a website for a nonprofit, it’s common for the organization to ask me to make their donate button: bigger brighter higher on the page anything else to make it “stand out” Donate Buttons Don’t Cause Donations. You Do! I always want to please the client—and I definitely want all nonprofit websites to raise … Continue reading On Small Donate Buttons & Contextual Requests for Support
or: How I Learned to Stop Using Embed Codes and Love Embedding Videos, Tweets, and More! It can be hard to continually write good content for a website or blog. One effective-yet-underutilized type of content is curated social media posts. You might have seen these on other websites before. They’ll be a series of well-chosen tweets, Facebook posts, and other … Continue reading Make a Social Timeline on Your Nonprofit’s WordPress Blog Without Storify
Each year NTEN and M+R conduct the best study I know establishing benchmarks for nonprofit email, websites, social media, and more. How does your organization stack up?
Happy Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)! Did you know that the actions you take on your website can impact whether and how everyone can easily use your website—or even use it at all! “The purpose of GAAD is to get people talking, thinking and learning about digital (web, software, mobile, etc.) accessibility and users with … Continue reading It’s Global Accessibility Awareness Day! Here are 4 Things You Can Improve On Your Site Today.
The Nonprofit Technology Network’s fabulous WordPress Community of Practice knocked it out of the park when I asked them what I had missed in my last post.