With online donations to nonprofit organizations on the rise, the onus is on the nonprofit to make the donation process as simple as possible. The point is to make donating through your nonprofit secure website simple, easy, and fast.
The best way to do this is by optimizing your website, and more specifically, your online donation form.
If your nonprofit has not taken a look at its online donation form within the last year, it might be time to fire up a web browser and try using it yourself. Does it feel slow? Did you not know where the donate button was immediately? how long did it take you?
If you're unhappy with your donation page's performance, check out the infographic below to help your nonprofit kick the dust off its stale donation page and get up to date!
Outsourcing critical processes, such as managed IT services, to specialized professionals may seem like a daunting task for your non-profit. It requires time, money and effort into finding that agency that both specializes in the needed area and will not break your budget.
Outsourcing, however, allows your non-profit to free itself from burdensome tasks it does not have the internal skills to efficiently handle while giving you more time to address your core mission. Before you can make the optimal outsourcing decision, however, you first need to understand your organization’s needs. Here are some questions you should ask yourself before deciding to outsource your managed IT services.
We all know social media is the preferred means of connecting among millennials. Social media also provides nonprofits with an invaluable communication tool that lets you connect with potential donors, volunteers, and constituents around the world. Below are 4 statistics on how millennials use the online social networking service straight from Twitter themselves.
If you’ve read an article about big data in the last year or two, and thought “That’s too big to effect my nonprofit...” you’re missing out on a great opportunity to create positive impact. Big data is the name given to the millions of digital interactions corporations and nonprofits experience every day across social media platforms, websites, and third party resources. Many people view big data as the key to unlock marketing potential and grant thorough insight into the minds and habit of constituents.
University City is the new home to Microsoft’s latest Reactor center; this makes Philadelphia the third city to welcome Microsoft’s base for collaboration, now joining both New York and San Francisco. As part of the University City Science Center, the Reactor is essentially a science resource center for all things tech and beyond.
If I have a hankering for kohlrabi at 2:45 AM, it’s no problem. I head over to any of the supermarkets within blocks of my apartment in the East Village. That’s because I live in the opposite of a food desert. But just 100 blocks north of my apartment, fruits and vegetables—exotic or otherwise—are not so easy to obtain.
Bill Gates famously
wrote in 1996 that content will be king on the Internet one day.
Despite his prophecy, Microsoft today still does not have a juggernaut content department, and is still focused on creating software. Whether his vision for what Internet content would be in 1996 was, we may never know. What we do know, is that marketers around the world, in the for profit and nonprofit world alike, are turning to storytelling, content marketing, and social media to engage and connect with target audiences.