How to Convert Your Nonprofit Website Visitor into a Donor

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Every nonprofit website visitor is a potential donor. Studies have found that most website visitors leave within 10 seconds, and the vast majority are gone within 20 seconds. . That means your website must be clean, clear, and easy to navigate.

Does Your Nonprofit’s Website Have These Features?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you have been with us for a while, you know we just finished a HUGE website redesign. (If We spent a good chunk of 2020 and into this year researching design trends, best practices, and the latest website bells and whistles. What do you think every website should include?


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3 Email List Building Pop-Ups for Your Website

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s a little preview of some of the website lightboxes or pop-ups we’ve seen and loved recently. Email List Management Nonprofit Technology and Software Website Design lightbox popupDuring Tuesday’s webinar , we’ll be sharing a ton of great nonprofit examples from our Inspiration Files. These are specifically for building your email list. We’ll share some used to generate donations on the webinar and on the blog later in the month.

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How Great Website Design Drives Connection & Action

Getting Attention

Thanks to guest blogger Alex McLain, who designs engaging websites for nonprofits as a member of the Wired Impact team. Creating a new website for your nonprofit is a mind-boggling task. You’ve got a million questions reeling through your head throughout the process, but one of the key questions to consider is: “How important is the role of design in our website?” Here are 10 ways great visual design drives website impact : 1.

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These 5 Website Mistakes Could be Costing You Donors


Once a visitor reaches your website, they decide whether to stay or leave within the first ten seconds. To test the clarity of your messaging, ask a friend or family member to look at your website for ten seconds. Visitors expect a website to load in two seconds or less. The most important content in your website is your Call-to-Action or CTA, asking visitors to subscribe for updates, donate, or take an action.

You HAVE Your Killer App: Your Website

Getting Attention

Way back when , when social media was new-ish (let’s say 2007), I used this classic baseball analogy to illustrate how social media fit into the communications universe. 1) Website as home base, with email as pitcher (no hits without the pitcher). But by now, for many of us, the role of social media has been moved back to the infield, with your website sticking hard at home base. Here are a few of the reasons websites live on and live strong.

It’s Today! Google Test Your Website

Getting Attention

If your website isn’t responsive or optimized for mobile devices, you should be worried. Websites that are optimized for mobile devices will receive the highest SEO rankings. Here’s how to keep your website traffic coming in through Google: For most organizations, between 30% and 50% of website traffic comes from mobile devices. Use Google’s free tool —Simply plug in your website address, and Google will tell you the good (or bad) news.

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30 Steps to Guide Your Nonprofit Website Redesign


At EveryAction, we know redesigning nonprofit websites can be an overwhelming process. We believe a successful nonprofit requires a strong digital presence an d that a strong website is the foundation of any successful digital campaign. nonprofit website redesign nonprofit websites

How to Keep Your Website Project On Track: A Checklist for Website Content Creation

Mission Minded

Website content creation and curation is the number one reason for many web project delays. The post How to Keep Your Website Project On Track: A Checklist for Website Content Creation appeared first on Mission Minded.

5 Website Features All New Nonprofits Should Know and Use

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Your website is vital to keep your nonprofit running by enabling you to connect with donors, volunteers, and members that provide needed support. But what constitutes a well-designed and successful website? Nonprofit and association website design is often understood subconsciously.

Writing a Donor Centered Website

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can’t just add a “Donate” button to your nonprofit’s website and expect it to be successful. Like all of your communications, your website needs to focus on your potential donor. You have less than 25 seconds to make a good impression on first-time visitors to your website. What do potential donors want to see when they visit your website? They want – and you must provide – a Donor Centered Website.

Free Guide: School Websites that Get Brand Right

Mission Minded

Easy ways to incorporate your brand into your school’s website to make a quick and lasting impression with your target audiences. The post Free Guide: School Websites that Get Brand Right appeared first on Mission Minded.

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Website Can Promote Planned Giving


Donors considering their legacy often turn to nonprofit websites for information, and what they find can make a big difference in their decision to pursue a planned gift to your organization. Here are how some top nonprofits, schools, and healthcare providers have optimized their websites to attract and inform donors who are interested in Planned Giving: 1. For both of these categories, featuring this information on your website in an area that is easy to find is important.

Do you really need to buy a planned giving website?


You don’t need to buy a planned giving website. So, you don’t need a complex website to offer sophisticated giving options to your supporters and volunteers when most of that content will appeal to just 0.5% I prefer not to call them websites. But they aren’t websites. Don’t let your planned giving website vendor/salesperson mislead you. When was the last time a donor complemented you on your planned giving website?

Does your website suck?

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If your website sucks, you may not be as successful as you’d like. I’ve looked at a lot of nonprofit websites. Many look as though they were thrown together at the last minute or were done in response to someone saying “We need a website.” Here are some things you can do now to get your website up to snuff. Make sure your organization is clearly identifed on the website. Put a list of your organization’s accomplishments somewhere on the website.

Your New Website Demands Attention

Mission Minded

After months of developing your digital strategy, creating web-appropriate content, and designing and building a website that reinforces your brand, The post Your New Website Demands Attention appeared first on Mission Minded. Digital Nonprofit Web

Your main website sucks at raising major gifts – and here’s why


Most nonprofits have very narcissistic websites that promote how great they are and how well suited they are to accomplish their mission. Your main website probably doesn’t do all that.

4 Easy Ways to Prepare Your Website for End-of-Year Fundraising


One of the most important ways to prepare for the end-of-year fundraising season is updating your website, likely the easiest and one of the most common ways that supporters and the public interact with your organization. Whether someone navigates to your donation page from your website’s homepage, a social media post, a direct mail piece, or other communication, the message and experience should be unified and cohesive. End of Year nonprofit websites fundraising

Inspiration for your Nonprofit Website Design


Let me ask you a question: How does your organization''s website look? Happy with it

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Nonprofit Websites that Work: Showcase Your Personality, Passion & Impact

Getting Attention

Yesenia founded Smart Cause Digital where she builds and grows smart websites. A couple of months ago, I finally gave my business website the same love and attention that I bring to nonprofit clients’ sites. Because I thought nonprofits wanted to work with an agency for their website. Cut out some of your homepage’s content —Feature just the content that directly and succinctly answers these website visitor questions: What do you do?

Don’t Redesign Your Website (Yet)

Mission Minded

You may look at your nonprofit’s website and worry that it looks woefully out of date. The post Don’t Redesign Your Website (Yet) appeared first on Mission Minded. Maybe it doesn’t function. Blog Digital Nonprofit Branding Nonprofit Web

Website Content for Homeless People?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I saw this tweet from Mark Horvath of Invisible People and We Are Visible via Facebook yesterday: I followed up on Facebook with Mark and he said he couldn’t come up with any good examples of agencies that serve the homeless who actually had good content directed at homeless people on their websites. He says most of those websites are donor-centric or all about the organization itself.

How to Set Up The Donate Button and Start Collecting Donations On Your Website [Webinar Replay]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Are you able to collect donations directly from your website? With the new GoFundMe Charity Donate Button, it’s super simple to collect donations for your nonprofit through your own website with only a couple of clicks.

10 Helpful Fundraising Websites

Fundraiser Ideas

Following are 10 helpful fundraising websites. – PayPal is the leading payment-transferring website on the Internet. – Social networking can transform your fundraising from ordinary to extraordinary, which is why Facebook is one of our 10 helpful fundraising websites. Use this website to get the word out about your fundraising efforts. Your fundraising website will be more successful if you use the SEO tools taught on this site.

7 Reasons Why SMEs Say They Don’t Need a Good Website – and 7 Reasons Why They’re Wrong


7 Reasons Why SMEs Say They Don’t Need a Good Website – and 7 Reasons Why They’re Wrong. When 90% of UK adults are online, having a website that doesn’t work for you is a huge mistake. They can simply be directed to your website.

Picture Perfect: 8 Free Stock Photography Websites for Nonprofits


Stock photos are a problem. On the one hand, they’re a great way to make your content more interesting and attractive by emphasizing a point, breaking up text, or just by helping you stand out from the crowd

The Best Essay Writing Website


On this website page, we surely have a sizable quantity of outstanding take a look at pieces of paper suggestions along quite a few subject matter fields. Everybody under the sun need to know that making is really really difficult. If it wasn’t, evidently – this entire posting surely wouldn?t t take place. This hands-on, on the other hand, can change fundamental developing with into an interesting journey! The Essay Writing.

3 New Year's Resolutions for Your Nonprofit Website


why not make some resolutions around your website? And once you get through these quickly, take a look at our 30 Steps to Redesign Your Nonprofit Website The new year is a perfect time to make some changes. Besides going to the gym more and eating less sugar (which you’re totally going to succeed at. right?), At EveryAction, we believe in setting goals that are achievable. Here are some new year’s resolutions that anyone can accomplish.

Is Your Nonprofit's Website Driving Donors Away?

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I''ve got a few questions to run by you to figure out if your nonprofit''s website is doing all it can to bring in donations. people can''t possibly spend as much time maintaining and updating an organization''s website as an outside firm could. Most of us have accessed websites on mobile devices. In fact, a few people might be visiting your website on mobile devices right now. Go on to the third question and see if you passed the website donor test with flying colors.

Writing a Donor-Centered Website [This Week]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You can’t just add a “Donate” button to your nonprofit’s website and expect it to be successful. Join us this week for Writing a Donor-Centered Website with Tom Ahern. Like all of your communications, your website needs to focus on your potential donor. You have less than 25 seconds to make a good impression on first-time visitors to your website. What do potential donors want to see when they visit your website?

Is Your Website in Good Shape?

Ann Green

As summer winds down and you start getting ready for year-end fundraising, you need to make sure your website is in good shape. How does your website fare? Make it an entryway to the rest of your website. Do you periodically survey your supporters to get feedback about your website? Is your website mobile and tablet friendly? Your goal is to have a website that’s welcoming and audience-centered for everyone from first-time visitors to long-time donors.

Extreme Website Makeover: From Ick to Slick!

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I also adore a good nonprofit website makeover, though they are harder to find than reruns of Stacy and Clinton steering women away from shapeless clothes. Most nonprofit websites are still at the “before” stage. They took their website from dull to dynamic, meeting all the important requirements of a great site. Clear, intuitive navigation that is organized according to the brain of the people who come to your website and NOT your org chart.

How To Manage Your Small Nonprofit Website

Social Media Bird Brain

Image via City Learning Centre, Wolverhampton, UK One of your first acquisitions - maybe before you get your 501(c)(3) even - is a website. It's possible that some people may think that in these days of social media networks, a website is less important than before. redesign process social media website Small nonprofit Social networkBZZZ* Wrong. It's still the place people will go to find out more about your organization and its mission. Social networks are.

Websites that Work: Showcase Your Nonprofit’s Personality, Passion & Impact

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Yesenia Sotelo founded Smart Cause Digital where she builds and grows smart websites. A couple of months ago, I finally gave my business website the same love and attention that I bring to nonprofit clients’ sites. Because I thought nonprofits wanted to work with an agency for their website. Feature just the content that directly and succinctly answers these website visitor questions: What do you do?

Top 5 Essentials for Your Nonprofit Website

NonProfit Hub

As your nonprofit starts to build a new website, you may immediately run into questions or roadblocks. How should your website be structured? Website design is important , and leveraging the right web development features will help you navigate many of these questions. Customizing your website will enable you to effectively tell your nonprofit’s story, so be sure to use a website builder that allows for some creativity and flexibility.

3 Keys to Making Your Nonprofit Website Mobile Optimized

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If you''ve ever accessed the Internet from a smartphone, chances are good that you''ve had the unpleasant experience of trying to navigate a website full of tiny text and miniscule links. Unfortunately, if your nonprofit hasn''t yet optimized its website for smartphones , you could also be frustrating potential donors, volunteers, and supporters. Communication that leads supporters to your website is important for connecting with your donors.

Association Websites: 3 Ways to Engage Your Base

NonProfit Hub

With a number of other responsibilities, it can be easy to overlook a simple, yet powerful tool for connecting with members: your website. For instance, a modern, well-designed website will help your association: Boost brand awareness.

3 Ways Strong Web Design Can Get Your Nonprofit Better Results

J Campbell Social Marketing

Having a strong online presence, and specifically a well-designed website, is essential. More than ever, your organization’s success depends on how much effort you put into your website. And your website directly helps you get that message across. . Does the website load quickly?

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Website Words to Live By

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Here are some of the most important takeaways from our Speed Consulting for Nonprofit Websites webinars, featuring Mark Rovner and Alia McKee SeaChange Strategies along with our own Katya Andresen. Interaction with your organization's website should be easy and fulfilling. Your job is the be the advocate of the website visitor. Also visit: More Websites that Rock. Check out the websites we reviewed during the webinar.

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Clearer Content is THE Priority for Nonprofit Website Success: Part One

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There’s nothing more important than ensuring your website – your organization’s homebase online — is easy-to-use (a.k.a. Website usability expert Jakob Nielsen recently studied the usability of 23 nonprofit websites and his findings pave the way to improving the impact of your website. Unfortunately, such content is rarely found on nonprofit websites. Please share your strategies for strengthening your website (and other) content here.

Website em toda parte – Desenvolvendo para smartphones


Usando muito mais do 75% dos consumidores on-line tendo entrada a smartphones e tablets, e especialmente essencial de que seu website mesmo que compativel usando todos esses dispositivos para garantir de que o visitante possua uma base de clientes leal. Abaixo, listei alguns pontos importantes de que ajudarao voce a otimizar seu website para celular para aumentar a qualidade isso.

Why Visitors Abandon Your Website (And How to Fix It)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Don’t let your website visitors get away! The website’s design had been created to mimic popular viral news sites like Buzzfeed. The lesson we learned that day was simple: if you craft a website strategy without considering your audience, even the best-laid plans can fail miserably. Many nonprofits have a website design that serves their needs or tastes but doesn’t serve their constituents as effectively as it could. Spencer Brooks.

Top 10 Things Donors Want from Your Nonprofit’s Website

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Do you post info on your website that proves your nonprofit status? Tags: Internet Resources Website/Internet Gail Perry nonprofit website Thanks to my buddy Gail Perry for today’s post. ). . Did you know that most donors check out your web site before they make a gift? – whether they are giving on line or through the mail.