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!
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.
Voice over Internet Protocol is a hot-topic amongst small businesses and nonprofit organizations, because it provides greater utility compared to traditional phones at almost half the cost. However, not all organizations take advantage of the feature-rich phones of the future. Of course there is nothing wrong with using a VoIP phone, well, as a phone, but many organizations are unaware of the benefits that come along with using the advanced features.
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.
Since 2003, the Technology Innovation Awards (TIA) have recognized D.C. area nonprofits that have shared the best ideas for how to leverage technology to more effectively fulfill their missions and impact change in our community. Like last year, the 2016 Technology Innovation Awards was divided into three cause categories. Today, we would like to thank and highlight our applicants in the PreK-12 and STEM Education fields.
Andi Mann, chief technology advocate at Splunk, sees major changes afoot in how IT and business are aligning. Here, he shares his experiences working with CIOs and other IT leaders as they look to derive real business outcomes from the technology they use every day.
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.