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The Role of Hope in the Nonprofit Website

The Role of Hope in the Nonprofit Website | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
Though easily overlooked, hope is a crucial ingredient for nonprofit websites. Hope establishes that the problem you’re addressing is solvable, and that you have the solution.
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20 top web design and development trends for 2013 | Feature | .net magazine

20 top web design and development trends for 2013 | Feature | .net magazine | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
Predicting the future is tough, but with the fast-moving nature of the web, it’s good to know what lies ahead.
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Some important trends to consider if you are planning a new website or refreshing your existing website.

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5 Elements to Have In Place Before a Crisis Hits | Social Media Today

5 Elements to Have In Place Before a Crisis Hits | Social Media Today | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
To wrap up my series on crisis response strategies, I want to revisit the beginning. Some organizations look on crisis response as sort of a fire extinguisher—something you activate when an emergency happens.
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Designing a Social Media Policy That Actually Works in a Crisis | Social Media Today

Designing a Social Media Policy That Actually Works in a Crisis | Social Media Today | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it

This is a good summary of items to include in a social media policy. I like the idea of creating a list of all social media channels and passwords for your organization too.

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How to build an effective fundraising website & online donations | WebIntel by Ironpaper

How to build an effective fundraising website & online donations | WebIntel by Ironpaper | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
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thriftymommastips: My #Thanksgiving Social Media Gift To You: A Top Ten of How To Do Social Media Well

thriftymommastips: My #Thanksgiving Social Media Gift To You: A Top Ten of How To Do Social Media Well | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it

Online community is an investment and ever-changing. We need to pay attention.

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GoMo: An Initiative From Google

GoMo: An Initiative From Google | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
Find out why mobile-friendly sites matter, see how your current site looks in mobile, and find resources for building your mobile site.

 

This is a very simple tool that let's you see how well your website works for mobile users.

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Getting More Visitors to Your Nonprofit's Website | Engaging Volunteers

Getting More Visitors to Your Nonprofit's Website | Engaging Volunteers | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
An SEO expert provides concrete guidance for increasing your nonprofit's Google search ranking.
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Responsive design for mobile intranets? » Step Two Designs, James Robertson

Responsive design for mobile intranets? » Step Two Designs, James Robertson | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
In this modern age, mobile devices should be supported when redesigning intranets.

 

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Ten Ways To Make Your Nonprofit Website Simply Awesome

Ten Ways To Make Your Nonprofit Website Simply Awesome | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
looking you in the eye 1024x410 Ten Ways To Make Your Nonprofit Website Simply Awesome. 7. Mobile Versions – Your website needs to adapt its design to iPads, iPhones, Androids and other devices. This is easy if you're using WordPress ...
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25 of the Best Non-Profit Websites

25 of the Best Non-Profit Websites | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
In recent years the quality of non-profit websites has improved dramatically.
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How to integrate Moodle and WordPress

How to integrate Moodle and WordPress | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
  This article will discuss, individually, the essential characteristics of Moodle and WordPress; it will then describe how the two may be integrated with one another. Both are very new, havin...
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10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics

10 Awesome Free Tools To Make Infographics | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
Information graphics, visual representations of data known as infographics, keep the web going these days.
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Mobile Web Optimization (or Lack Thereof) in 100 Top Nonprofit Sites

Mobile Web Optimization (or Lack Thereof) in 100 Top Nonprofit Sites | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
The following post was originally written by the guys at Seaworthy Web Solutions on their blog, and has been reposted with permission. ************ We do a lot of preaching about mobile optimization.
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I've been hearing a lot lately about the need to move forward in mobile website optimization. You can also optimize key pages, such as your donor page or store, if you can't do the whole project at once.

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4aGoodCause Blog: Best practices in nonprofit website design: Make it friendly

4aGoodCause Blog: Best practices in nonprofit website design: Make it friendly | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
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Donor friendly, volunteer friendly, mobile friendly, and social friendly--all important. I really like the emphasis on connecting people with your mission.  

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How to Put Together a Social Media Triage Response Plan

How to Put Together a Social Media Triage Response Plan | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it

I like the visual nature of this response plan. There are good elements that would help any organization create their own response plan.

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An Association doing Social Media Right | Non Profit and Association Website Design

An Association doing Social Media Right | Non Profit and Association Website Design | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
See how one association uses social media to benefit their members.
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Free Guide to Mastering the Design & Copy of Calls-to-Action

Free Guide to Mastering the Design & Copy of Calls-to-Action | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it

You landed on this page by clicking on a call-to-action, whether you saw the link in an email, on social media or through search. Since our call-to-action worked on you, let us share some of our top optimization tips.

 

Download this step-by-step guide to learn key techniques through which you can improve your calls-to-action and optimize them for maximum conversions. Calls-to-action are one of the key lead generation elements and, as a marketer, you should master the way they look and feel.

 

Read our 36-page ebook and learn how to:

 

-Design Compelling Calls-to-Action
-Write Call-to-Action Copy that Gets Visitors Clicking
-Optimize Your Calls-to-Action through A/B Testing

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87% Of Connected Consumers Prefer Websites & Mobile Sites Over Apps

87% Of Connected Consumers Prefer Websites & Mobile Sites Over Apps | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it

If you're still wondering whether to use an app or mobile enabled website, the stats are saying website wins.

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8 Types of Online Videos to Help Increase Supporter Engagement and Nonprofit Fundraising

8 Types of Online Videos to Help Increase Supporter Engagement and Nonprofit Fundraising | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it

Interesting look at eight "types" of online videos to consider to increase supporter engagement.


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10 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Mobile Site (infographic) | Social Media For Nonprofits

10 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Mobile Site (infographic) | Social Media For Nonprofits | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it

Love this infographic from Social Media 4 Nonprofits. We need to start thinking "mobile first".

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Young Donors Prefer Nonprofit Mobile Web vs Native Apps | Torsion ...

Young Donors Prefer Nonprofit Mobile Web vs Native Apps | Torsion ... | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
Reaching younger donors requires an effective mobile website experience according to a survey of 6500 by two marketing firms, Achieve and Johnson, Grossnickle and Associates. An unsurprising 65% of those responding ...
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Increased Mobile Data Speeds Can Advance Charities

As nonprofit leaders we must realize that more and more or our donors, supporters, volunteers and staff are using smartphones and tablets in place of personal computers.

 

We need to think mobile first (not as an afterthought) when planning websites. Non-profits need to actively pursue mobile technologies.

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3 Ways Pinterest Can Drive Traffic to Your Non-Profit Organization’s Website | Godvertiser.com | Digital Engagement Strategies That Work

3 Ways Pinterest Can Drive Traffic to Your Non-Profit Organization’s Website | Godvertiser.com | Digital Engagement Strategies That Work | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
Non profit organizations can Pinterest it to promote their campaign and collect money from donors.
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Create Websites With Your iPhone In Seconds Using Webr | Cult of Mac

Create Websites With Your iPhone In Seconds Using Webr | Cult of Mac | Websites for Charities | Scoop.it
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