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Rethink Your Website Redesign Process

SocialFish

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

Connection Cafe

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

Connection Cafe

Personas : Process for developing personas, what information to include and some example personas. Enjoy! User Research.

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Improving Donor Relations Through Better Donation Processing

John Haydon

The post Improving Donor Relations Through Better Donation Processing appeared first on John Haydon. Online Fundraising

Nonprofit Logo Design: A Simple 3 Step Process

NetWits

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

Connection Cafe

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

Connection Cafe

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?

Museum 2.0

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

NonProfit Hub

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

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

Connection Cafe

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

NetWits

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

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Four Important Lessons from a Nonprofit Board Nomination Process

ASU Lodestar Center

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

Museum 2.0

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)

NTEN

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.

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Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 3: Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

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

Museum 2.0

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

Robert Weiner

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

Connection Cafe

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

Connection Cafe

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

Connection Cafe

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

Museum 2.0

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

Museum 2.0

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?

Connection Cafe

Automate Your Processes. Just like for-profit companies, your nonprofit should look for ways to streamline processes through automation.

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Webinar Recap: Processing Payments for Good

Tech Soup Blog

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

Idealware

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)

John Haydon

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

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

Idealware

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

NTEN

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.

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Payment Processing: Debunking the Top Five Myths

Tech Soup Blog

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

Connection Cafe

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

Connection Cafe

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

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

NTEN

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

Connection Cafe

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

Connection Cafe

Fundraising Analytics Goals measure proactive process reporting simplifyHere are five steps to keep you focused on the stuff that matters.

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E-Mediat: A Simple Design Process for an Online Learning Community Site

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

Connection Cafe

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

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.