July 2014: Websites

What Nonprofits Can Learn About Content Structure… from Pearl Jam

Submitted on Fri, 7/11/2014 - 4:32pm
You probably know at least some of their lyrics, but are you familiar with Pearl Jam's content structure? Go on a guided tour through the iconic band's websites for tips.
By Brett Meyer – Content Strategist

Build Your Best Website: A guide for nonprofits

Submitted on Tue, 7/15/2014 - 5:03pm
"Don’t let your site become a camel" and other tips for website redesign processes.
By Laura Packard – Partner

The American Heart Association Harnesses the Power of Social Media Through Innovative Display

Submitted on Wed, 7/16/2014 - 1:02pm
No one puts The American Heart Association's website in a corner. Learn how a chapter of AHA took their online content on the road and to fundraising success.
By Tim Sae Koo – CEO

Best Practices for a Crowded Online Donation Space

Submitted on Wed, 7/16/2014 - 4:34pm
A soup-to-nuts look at what nonprofits can do to feng shui their online donor experience.
By Kristen Gramigna – Chief Marketing Officer

The PB&J Principle: Managing expectations of data and how it flows to make an appetizing website

Submitted on Wed, 7/16/2014 - 4:52pm
Whether it's making a peanut butter and jelly sandwich or designing the architecture of a new website, attention to detail is critical, and clarity is king.
By Chad Capellman – Digital Strategist

For a Successful Website Redesign Project, Focus on Outcomes First

Submitted on Thu, 7/17/2014 - 4:24pm
Here's a website design process guide for those weary of the by-the-seat-of-your-pants planning approach.
By Mark Reeves – Founder

So Fast Google Can’t Ignore You: Donations Optimized For SEO

Submitted on Fri, 7/18/2014 - 1:13pm
Daniel Loftus shares how SOS Children’s Villages Canada put its website back on the SEO map, without adding any new content.
By Daniel Loftus – Director of Integrated Marketing

How to Have a Killer Online Donation Page

Submitted on Mon, 7/21/2014 - 12:44pm
A silky smooth donation page can make the difference between a gift from a new supporter and a missed opportunity.
By Leah Merrill – Software Analyst

Connecting Resources and People: a Journey from Website to Digital Strategy

Submitted on Mon, 7/21/2014 - 1:38pm
From website to interactive content space and digital strategy hub: Reggie Henry from ASAE tells all.
By Reggie Henry – Chief Information Officer

Five Things to Do Now to Enhance Your Nonprofit’s Website

Submitted on Tue, 7/22/2014 - 9:55am
Here's a listicle that breaks down some trends and can help you help your website produce greater impacts.
By Adam Hostetter – Web Design & Development Lead

Our Website as Our Home Base

Submitted on Wed, 7/23/2014 - 11:29am
The internet might be everywhere, but where are you? Amy makes the case for making your website your digital home.
By Amy Sample Ward – CEO

How to Use Your Website to Increase Donations

Submitted on Mon, 7/28/2014 - 4:37pm
Did you know that when your organization receives a new donation or has a volunteer donate time, you may well be 3/4 of the way to a donation from her/his employer?
By Adam Weinger – President

4 Simple but Powerful Web Design Tips to Boost Conversions

Submitted on Tue, 7/29/2014 - 11:16am
Here are some healthy reminders of basic but powerful web design tips.
By Avyakta Rao – Author