Rethink Your Website Redesign Process
JULY 7, 2016
This is the first in a new series of posts about rethinking how you approach your website. ————– Where to start?
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 6: Solution Design
MAY 2, 2014
Note: This is the final installment in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Methodology. Deliverables. Analytics.
Nonprofit Web Design Process: Summary
MAY 15, 2014
Personas : Process for developing personas, what information to include and some example personas. Enjoy! User Research.
Improving Donor Relations Through Better Donation Processing
AUGUST 27, 2015
The post Improving Donor Relations Through Better Donation Processing appeared first on John Haydon. Online Fundraising
Nonprofit Logo Design: A Simple 3 Step Process
APRIL 17, 2012
Nonprofit logo design is a process that can be just as painful as it can be exciting. This will add objective feedback to the process.
Improve Your Billing Process
JULY 10, 2013
Improving your billing process is one of the most important steps you can take to ensure the financial stability of your school. Follow Up.
The 9 Considerations for a Successful Budget Process
APRIL 9, 2014
Generally, the larger your organization, the more complex the process may be, including the need to create multiple project or department budgets.
How Do You Document Your Creative Process?
MARCH 7, 2012
Pinterest allows us--requires us, really--to document a part of our creative process openly on the web. Project coordination on wikis.
The Importance of Nonprofit Workplace Culture: A Thorough Hiring Process
JUNE 9, 2014
So what exactly does that hiring process look like for DoSomething.org? Not many organizations would call their CEO “Chief Old Person.”
4 Reasons Why You Need a Volunteer Onboarding Process
Wild Apricot Blog
APRIL 23, 2015
Here are highlights from our Wild Apricot Expert Webinar on Volunteer Onboarding, presented by Tobi Johnson. webinar Volunteers
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2a: Analytics Data as User Research
JULY 22, 2013
Note: This is the second in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Methodology. Timeframe. Research Questions.
Payment Processing- You Raised the Dollars, Keep Your Cents
JULY 8, 2009
Over the last couple of weeks I have learned a tremendous amount about payment processing. It is an intriguing field since it is utilized by everyone that holds a credit card and every organization that processes credit cards, yet very few people fundamentally understand how transactions get authorized, processed and settled
Four Important Lessons from a Nonprofit Board Nomination Process
ASU Lodestar Center
AUGUST 15, 2012
Per the by-laws, the immediate past board chair leads the nominations process for incoming board members. for WorldatWork. Lesson #1. Lesson #2.
Making Participatory Processes Visible to Visitors
APRIL 6, 2011
How do you acknowledge their participation in a way that helps subsequent visitors connect with the passion and hard work that went into the process?
Technology Process Improvement for Nonprofits (Can Help Raise More Funds)
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
Through continual improvement of your organizational processes, you can harness the technology to be more productive, even in the face of functionality flaws in your systems. What is Technology Process Improvement? When you're working in Excel, and go looking for a function to do a three-step process in one step, you are doing TPI.
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 3: Content Strategy
DECEMBER 27, 2013
Note: This is the seventh in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Methodology. Deliverables. What’s Next.
Temple Contemporary and the Puzzle of Sharing Powerful Processes
SEPTEMBER 21, 2016
It encourages process-driven performances and art projects. It's a challenge in all process-driven work. They were there for chair races.
Year-end donation processing
DECEMBER 19, 2011
Let's say the following donations will be processed by different nonprofits in the United States on Jan. 2, 2012: A check mailed (and postmarked) on December 29th that arrived in the office on January 2nd. The charge is considered made when processed by the recipient. Here are a few scenarios for U.S. charities to keep in mind.
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 4b: Wireframes
FEBRUARY 20, 2014
Note: This is the ninth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Methodology. Deliverables. What’s Next. Personas.
Nonprofit Web Design Process: The Series
JUNE 17, 2013
My team here at Blackbaud works with nonprofits to design online experiences. User Research. Analytics. Surveys and Interviews. Card Sorts. Personas.
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2b: Surveys and Interviews
AUGUST 14, 2013
Note: This is the third in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Methodology. Survey or Interviews? Recruiting.
Developing a Theory of Change, Part 1: A Logical Process
MARCH 25, 2015
We embarked on a process of “naming and claiming” the work we do. Thanks to Ian for collaborating on this process with us. It depends.
Great Participatory Processes are Open, Discoverable, and Unequal
JUNE 19, 2013
The process is discoverable. The process is unequal. The process is incredibly open and equal. The Cantab had a formula.
How Can You Grow Your Sustained Giving Program?
JULY 28, 2015
Automate Your Processes. Just like for-profit companies, your nonprofit should look for ways to streamline processes through automation.
Webinar Recap: Processing Payments for Good
Tech Soup Blog
FEBRUARY 29, 2012
On February 23, I had the pleasure of facilitating our webinar focusing on credit card processing, Processing Payments for Good. Merchant Services and Credit Card Processing. You can also study up on how to get the best rates and a few different methods for processing credit card payments from these two articles on TechSoup.
The DIY Donor Management Software Selection Process
MAY 7, 2012
At the conclusion of each call, I walk participants through a process for taking the conversation we just had to a more detailed level, arming them with a sort of DIY software selection roadmap. So here it is, the Idealware DIY Donor Management Software Selection Process: 1. Understand your current processes. Support.
Facebook launches completely new process for creating Pages (video)
SEPTEMBER 22, 2011
Facebook has launched a completely new process for creating a Facebook Page that includes: An idiot-proof three-step process.
4 Reasons Why You Need a Board Recruitment Process
Wild Apricot Blog
JUNE 17, 2013
Here are 4 reasons to develop a board recruitment process and a new resource that can help. Board volunteer-recruitment
AskIdealware: Processing Credit Cards by Smartphone
SEPTEMBER 15, 2011
In this AskIdealware video, Kyle Andrei tells you how to process payments by smartphone. Drop us an email. -->.
Defining Your IT Roles: Project Management as a Process
FEBRUARY 22, 2011
Because of the challenges nonprofits face, they need to be at least as cognizant of the planning process as larger, more well resourced organizations. You have to find a way to make sure your own needs don't get lost in the process of implementing the solution. Where do our ideas about IT come from? We were bold and optimistic.
Payment Processing: Debunking the Top Five Myths
Tech Soup Blog
MARCH 5, 2012
Greg Hammermaster is the president of Sage Payment Solutions , the electronic payment processing division for Sage North America , developer of technology for small and midsized businesses and. of payment processing, both to your donors and for your organization. why it can feel overwhelming to change card processing vendors.
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 4a: Sitemaps
FEBRUARY 3, 2014
Note: This is the eighth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Methodology. Deliverables. What’s Next.
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2e: Personas
NOVEMBER 21, 2013
Note: This is the sixth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Build consensus around target audiences. Photo.
Creative Process Tips and Tools
Wild Apricot Blog
JULY 8, 2013
If you are kick-starting some communications planning this summer, here are some tips and resources that might help. member communication
Take Charge of Your Editorial Process as Air Traffic Control
NOVEMBER 11, 2013
Whether or not you’ve been able to formalize your organization’s content strategy (perhaps starting with these core elements of content strategy), having someone in your organization in the role of Air Traffic Control gives you a way to effectively manage your editorial process. Lauren Girardin. Marketing and Communications Consultant.
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 5: Visual Design
APRIL 2, 2014
Note: This is the tenth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Methodology. Deliverables. What’s Next. Personas.
Be effective and efficient
FEBRUARY 26, 2013
Fundraising Analytics Goals measure proactive process reporting simplifyHere are five steps to keep you focused on the stuff that matters.
E-Mediat: A Simple Design Process for an Online Learning Community Site
Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media
JANUARY 19, 2011
Chris lead us through a simple user design process based a book by Giles Colborne. Chris is the Director of User Experience for Meedan.
Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2d: Usability Tests
OCTOBER 22, 2013
Note: This is the fifth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process. Purposes. Methodology. Moderated or Unmoderated? Analytics.
Upcoming Webinar on February 23: Processing Payments for Good
Tech Soup Blog
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Are you interested in finding out more about what other organizations do to process this information? If so, you may want to attend our webinar Processing Payments for Good on February 23 at 11 a.m. Want to Learn More About Processing Credit Card Payments? Getting the Best Prices for Processing Credit Cards. Pacific time.