How to create a successful multi-author blog for your nonprofit

One of the biggest questions that nonprofits have when starting a blog is “How can one person possibly continue to publish interesting articles?” The answer to this question is, you don’t. And this is precisely the reason why many nonprofits like Oceana and The National Wildlife Federation have multi-author blogs. (The other great reason to… Read More

How to create awesome email pop-ups with Pippity

If you’re like me, you absolutely hate pop-ups. They usually appear before you’ve experienced a site’s content or even when you’re still reading i!. A WordPress plugin called Pippity solves these issues by giving you control over when a pop-up will appear. Five reasons I’ve started using Pippity I started using it on this blog… Read More

Two ways Google Plus will change how nonprofits connect with their supporters

If you’re reading this and work for a nonprofit, don’t waste your time with Google Plus – especially if your peanut butter is already spread too thin. However, if have time and you’re the curious geek type, go for it! As Andy suggests, “Experiment Personally then Apply Professionally”. Just know that the vast majority of… Read More

How to get the most from Facebook “like” buttons on our nonprofit website

Unless you’ve been living under a rock without a Facebook profile, you’re aware that more and more websites are getting more traffic with Facebook’s “like” button. Facebook has been measuring the impact of these plugins for almost a year now. Here’s what they’ve found: More traffic. The average site received a 300% increase in referral… Read More

Nine steps to building a WordPress website for your nonprofit

Building a website is for your nonprofit isn’t not as hard as some people make it seem. Generally speaking, there are nine steps to getting started: Pick A Domain. Picking a domain will be one of the most important decisions you will make. Selecting a domain name for your organization that’s compelling and easy to… Read More