Guest Post Archive

Accessibility Widgets and Plugins: What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know

August 12, 2022
First of all, thank you for trying to make your nonprofit website more accessible. You want to do the right thing and make sure your site is easy to use for everyone. That’s important! There’s no easy way to say this, but in most cases, it’s better if you uninstall that plugin (or overlay, or widget)—it’s not going to...

3 Effective Tools for (Re)Branding Your Nonprofit

May 4, 2022
Have you noticed, in the last year or so, how many nonprofits have rebranded? The pandemic has caused many mission-driven organizations to re-evaluate their mission, reconsider their strategic plan to accomplish it, and then engage donors and advocates from this new position. No doubt, change is always in the works in the nonprofit world, but the pandemic forced many...

100+ Fundraising Tasks for Your Nonprofit’s Board

April 3, 2022
Many nonprofit organizations struggle to engage their board members with fundraising, especially the act of asking another person for money. It is tempting to allow board members to skip fundraising, but this useful list is designed to give board members a wide range of tasks they can choose from to support the financial growth of your organization, and only...

5 Steps to Prepare for a Successful Nonprofit Website Redesign

December 13, 2021
You’ve been put in charge of leading the revamp of your organization’s website. A website build or redesign has technical but also design and execution aspects. You’ll need to understand both elements and how they work together, for a successful end product. Additionally, you might face the prospect of rallying stakeholders and staff towards a common vision, goal, and...

How Nonprofits Can Effectively Promote their Online Shop on Instagram and Facebook

November 22, 2021
The holiday shopping season is upon us. In the frenzy of exciting discounts and hot new product trends, it can be a challenge for nonprofits with online shops to compete with big brands and e-commerce giants that have significantly larger marketing and advertising budgets. Yet, it is in the best interest of nonprofits with online shops to get involved...

How a Community of Long-Term Monthly Donors Make a Long-Term Difference

August 21, 2021
As a non-profiteer of many years, I have known donor giving programs to be described via a myriad of terms; sustainment, long-term, continued, recurring – all ways to describe the length of the relationship a donor establishes with a non-profit. And, while the terms may describe a donor’s giving, what can non-profits say about the results of their donors’...