10 Blogging Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This is the third post in a blog and webinar series called 101 Digital Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits , written and presented by Heather Mansfield. Brands that blog report 97% more links to their website and 434% more indexed pages in search engines.

Our Blog Has Moved!

Joy of Membership

The post Our Blog Has Moved! Blog Posts Membership automate your membership automation processes member experience member needs membership experience membership needs membership organization organization automations organization systems

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Top Nonprofits

Sample Blog Post 1. New copy here. Share This Post! Recent Posts. 91 Nonprofit Industry Conferences + Professional Development Opportunities in 2021. Demystifying Donor Advised Funds. Everything You’ve Wanted to Know About Virtual Fundraising Events, But Were Too Embarrassed to Ask. The Surprising Gift of Doubt—Using Uncertainty to Become the Exceptional Leader You Were Meant To Be. EXPLORE OUR RESOURCES Courses Podcasts Webinars Papers Guides.

AI-Based Learning is the Future of Corporate Training

Gyrus

Click on this blog to know more The corporate sector realizes the vitality of AI-Based Learning. It is the future of their training platforms.

New Web Site & Blog

VisionLink

Pleased to invite everyone to check out our new web site and this re-designed blog site! You've found the blog, the web site is accessible across that menu bar above this posting, or directly at [link]. Three Cheers!

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Top Nonprofit Blogs to Bookmark Today

The Modern Nonprofit

Estimated Reading Time: 5 minutes Top Nonprofit Blogs to Bookmark Today. Many of the most respected professionals run their own blogs to shed light on best practices, challenge the status quo, and even offer humor to help folks fundraise smarter. BETH’S BLOG. TECHSOUP BLOG.

A Yarny New Blog for 2018

Judi Sohn

For many years, I used this blog to share my thoughts about life and technology. I still get questions based on older blogs here, and those aren’t going anywhere. Since joining Salesforce.org in April 2015, I haven’t felt a driving need to update this blog. I’m active in many Salesforce-related communities, and there are bloggers doing a much, much better job of sharing their Salesforce knowledge on their blogs and websites. Hello again? Miss me?

Google Analytics Strategy for Nonprofits - Blog

Elevation

Tracking how users behave on your website can be hugely helpful to nonprofits in their marketing efforts. The tool of choice for web analytics for many nonprofits is Google Analytics. Google for Nonprofits Nonprofit Marketing

How to Build and Sustain a Successful Blogging Career?

Find the free stuff

The blogging community is full of entrepreneurs from all walks of life who have been able to turn their passions into profits within the online space. The post How to Build and Sustain a Successful Blogging Career? Blogging

11 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

in August 2009 and within a few months came to the conclusion that blogging had been the missing piece in my social media campaigns. It was much more traffic than I would have ever thought possible, but thanks to the burgeoning “Nonprofit Organizations” communities that I had built on Facebook, Twitter and Myspace, launching a blog was much easier in 2009 than it was when I tried and failed in 2004. Post a wide variety of blog content and have some fun with it.

How to Reduce the Bounce Rate on Your Nonprofit Blog

EveryAction

Imagine you’ve written a great post for your nonprofit blog -- we’re talking awesome title and everything. bounce rates nonprofit blog And after sharing it with your subscribers + across your social networks, you’ve finally got visitors coming to your post + reading it. Great! Then what? Are visitors perusing your other posts, navigating your landing pages, or checking out the amazing content offers on your site? Or do they just bounce?

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10 Blog Design Best Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your nonprofit could have a wide variety of excellent blog content , but if your blog’s design doesn’t make a positive first impression, then few will read it – much less share it with their followers on social networks. Today’s fast-scanning Internet users need online content that is visually appealing and easy to read on desktop and mobile devices, and they have little patience with poorly designed blog and web content. Mercy Corps Blog. ONE Blog.

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How to Create and Run a Successful Travel Blog

Find the free stuff

Visiting amazing locations, taking great photos and writing about it—it sounds like a dream job, and it can be, but running a successful travel blog is a job. The post How to Create and Run a Successful Travel Blog appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Blogging Travel

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5 Reasons to Include Blogging into Your Digital Marketing Strategy

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Most businesses don’t understand the importance of blogging. Here’s why an Effective blog is a crucial part of your digital marketing strategy. Blogging is often overlooked, as it can be quite time consuming. Blogging

On a Blog Break Until August 14!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With the release the 2017 Global NGO Technology Survey on August 1, the release of the first edition of the 2017 Global Trends in Giving Report on September 4, and a packed schedule of webinars and in-person trainings this fall that need to be prepared for, for the first time in six years of blogging – I need to take a blog break to catch up on work. Stay tuned – back to blogging on August 14!

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Growing Your Blog Using SEO

Find the free stuff

It’s easy to start a blog and get it up and running, but bringing in traffic can be challenging. The post Growing Your Blog Using SEO appeared first on PhreeSite.com. That’s where SEO (search engine optimization) comes in.

August Webinar: Blogging on WordPress for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar covers how to successfully launch and maintain a blog for your nonprofit on WordPress.com. Click-by-click, attendees will learn how to use themes, widgets, and basic HTML to design a blog that matches your website and helps recruit new e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and supporters on Facebook, Twitter, etc. Attendees learn how to insert images and videos into blog Posts, monitor stats and comments, and strategically create Pages. Blogging Webinars

Poster: Best iOS blog editor

Judi Sohn

"You should get back to blogging." I love blogging. I miss blogging. One of the many reasons I let this blog get stale was the amount of time I now spend on iOS. Other than that, I'm on an iPhone or iPad and I blog best first thing in the morning. I tried blogging a few times from the official WordPress app but it's terrible too. and if you still believe in blogging, it's worth every cent.

How I Quadrupled My Nonprofit Blog Traffic in Less Than 1 Year

Wild Apricot

In this post I’m going to share everything I’ve learned about how to build a successful nonprofit blog from the ground up. Blogging Nonprofit-BlogThis year I've taken traffic from 9,000 visitors/month to over 36,000.

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7 Blogging Secrets Most Successful Bloggers Won’t Talk About

Find the free stuff

Are you a pro or even a wanna-be professional in the exciting world of blogging for a living? The post 7 Blogging Secrets Most Successful Bloggers Won’t Talk About appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Blogging

So, You’re Thinking About Blogging? How To: Create a Blog for your Organization

Amy Sample Ward

Another topic that is of interest and can serve as a valuable launch pad for conversations and information, both for Romanian NGOs and organizations around the world, is a blog. Why Blog? But blogs can help your organization in a few key ways: Central Communication Hub. A blog can provide the space for sharing news, announcements, stories, and other information and let you reshare and distribute it all over the web. Think blogs are boring? How To Start a Blog.

Nonprofit Newsletter vs. Nonprofit Blog: Which Will Bring More Success

Wild Apricot

Here's a full look at the pros and cons of publishing a nonprofit newsletter versus a blogs to help you figure out the best content marketing strategy for your nonprofit. blog newsletter

Membership Database Selection Blog Series

Wild Apricot

One of the issues facing small membership organizations identified in our Blog Reader Survey was finding ways to better manage membership databases.

10 Blog Content Ideas for Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Tech for Good

There are now over 143 million blogs on the Internet and when I launched Nonprofit Tech 2.0 But within a few months it was clear that blogging was the missing piece in my online communications strategy. 80% of my ROI (Return on Investment = webinar registrations, new clients, speaking engagements) comes from my e-Newsletter, and thanks to blogging my e-Newsletter list has jumped from 3,000 subscribers (which took 4 years to build) to almost 8,000 in 10 months!

May 21 Webinar: Blogging on WordPress for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar covers how to successfully launch and maintain a blog for your nonprofit on WordPress.com. Click-by-click, attendees will learn how to use themes, widgets, and basic HTML to design a blog that matches your website and helps recruit new e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and supporters on Facebook, Twitter, etc. Attendees learn how to insert images and videos into blog Posts, monitor stats and comments, and strategically create Pages. Blogging Webinars

March 12 Webinar: Blogging on WordPress for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar covers how to successfully launch and maintain a blog for your nonprofit on WordPress.com. Click-by-click, attendees will learn how to use themes, widgets, and basic HTML to design a blog that matches your website and helps recruit new e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and supporters on Facebook, Twitter, etc. Attendees learn how to insert images and videos into blog Posts, monitor stats and comments, and strategically create Pages. Blogging Webinars

4 Reasons Why You Should Be Blogging

Wild Apricot

Here are 4 key reasons why your organization should have a blog, as well as a Movie Monday video that offers a look at how one organization "built excitement and community engagement" with a blog. Blogging blog membership-communications

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Nonprofit Content Marketing: Blogging  Benchmarks and Best Practices 2021

TechSoup

It's not surprising that 2021 is expected to be a busy year. To succeed, nonprofit organizations need to continue to manage the challenges of staying connected to their existing member base while reaching new audiences through the already crowded digital landscape online.

January 18 Webinar: Blogging on WordPress for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar covers how to successfully launch and maintain a blog for your nonprofit on WordPress.com. Click-by-click, attendees will learn how to use themes, widgets, and basic HTML to design a blog that matches your website and helps recruit new e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and supporters on Facebook, Twitter, etc. Attendees learn how to insert images and videos into blog Posts, monitor stats and comments, and strategically create Pages. Blogging Webinars

Blog Redesign: Focused on Conversation

Amy Sample Ward

I announced last week that I’ve partnered with Matt Chevy to do a redesign of this blog. Clearly there’s a lot more going on than just blog posts and I want to be sure that the redesign creates valuable ways to elevate and highlight the conversations and contributions from everyone visiting this space. How would you like to be able to find conversations or follow them either on the blog or using other platforms tools?

September 25 Webinar: Blogging on WordPress for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar covers how to successfully launch and maintain a blog for your nonprofit on WordPress.com. Click-by-click, attendees will learn how to use themes, widgets, and basic HTML to design a blog that matches your website and helps recruit new e-newsletter subscribers, online donors, and supporters on Facebook, Twitter, etc. Attendees learn how to insert images and videos into blog Posts, monitor stats and comments, and strategically create Pages. Blogging Webinars

On a Blog Break Until August 1!

Nonprofit Tech for Good

I need to take a break from blogging until August 1. Hi everyone! To write the 2018 Global Trends in Giving Report. My family and I are in the process of moving from St. Louis, Missouri to Tucson, AZ. There’s not much new to write about social media and fundraising these days. Hope you are enjoying your summer! Thank you, Heather Mansfield. Social Media

10 ideas to get your blog started

NetWits

The easiest way of adding new content on to your site is by creating a blog. Blogs are, ideally, short and sharp snippets of commentary that are updated regularly. The beauty of a blog is that you don’t need to write a lot – you just need to make sure that what you do write is of interest to your supporters! Here are 10 blog ideas to get you started in the land of blogging (if you haven’t already!):

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Blog Redesign: Adding the Extras

Amy Sample Ward

I announced last week that I’ve partnered with Matt Chevy to do a redesign of this blog. Tags: blogging community webtools blog redesign extras feedback redesign tools widgets wordpress This week, I’m sharing 3 separate posts to get your feedback and ideas about how I can make it as valuable to you as possible. Monday’s post focused on the content; Wednesday’s post looked at fueling comments. Today, I hope to hear which extras you prefer!

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11 Nonprofit Blogs Designed for the Social Web

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The rise of the Social Web in recent years has dramatically changed how your supporters consume and share your nonprofit’s blog content. Odds are, if your blog has not been redesigned in the last few years, then it’s time to consider a relaunch. Just a few years ago multiple-column blogs with numerous widgets and plug-ins ruled the design aesthetic of the day. Oceana :: oceana.org/blog. Mercy Corps :: mercycorps.org/blog. Blogging

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Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Amy Sample Ward

What is Blog Action Day? Blog Action Day is an annual event held every October 15 that unites the world’s bloggers in posting about the same issue on the same day with the aim of sparking a global discussion and driving collective action. Learn more and participate in Blog Action Day today! Tags: blogging campaigns More people have access to a cell phone than to a toilet. Today, 2.5 billion people lack access to toilets.

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Three Must-Haves On Your Nonprofit’s Blog

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Blogging has transcended my ROI (return on investment) , primarily from simply featuring my e-newsletter “Subscribe&# option and social networking icons in the upper right column. Sadly, the vast majority of nonprofit blogs do not feature on their blog the three must-haves listed below: 1. My best guess as to why is only that the nonprofit blogger doesn’t know the basic HTML necessary to add links and images to their blog. Blogging

How to SEO Optimize Your Multilingual Blog

Find the free stuff

As you decide to make your blog accessible in more than one language, you must be ready to adjust some socio-cultural and technical elements including SEO tools. The post How to SEO Optimize Your Multilingual Blog appeared first on PhreeSite.com.

The 10 Step Blog Plan

NTEN

So, you're ready to start a blog for your organization (or wondering why people aren't reading your current one)? Don't make blog planning a six-month process. A little planning will go a long way towards making your blog more successful. Jot down some notes, have a couple meetings, and start blogging! blogging blogs Leadership nptech nten Social Media Web Sites CommunicationsBritt Bravo. Nonprofit Blogger. brittbravo.com.

Using Video to Promote Your Meetings and Conferences

The MatrixFiles

Blog Content Marketing and Social Media Content Strategy Marketing User-Generated Content Video Virtual MeetingsWe all know that video rules. Check out these amazing video statistics from 2021. . I recently attended Non Dues a Palooza (NDaP) in Nashville, TN.

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Blog shout outs

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Home About Me Subscribe Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology Thoughtful and sometimes snarky perspectives on nonprofit technology Blog shout outs April 15, 2009 On the right is my blogroll, that needs updating, but I thought I’d do some shout outs to blogs I’ve lately been loving and really learning a lot from, who are probably not on that list (yet).

Combine Virtual and In-Person Networking Before Conferences to Increase Engagement

The MatrixFiles

Blog Customer Service Virtual MeetingsI’m attending Non Dues-a-Palooza (NDAP) next week in Nashville, in person.

Blog Redesign: Recap and Reflections

Amy Sample Ward

The RSS Connection : A comment from Emily got me thinking about the different experience readers have when they follow the blog via RSS opposed to visiting the site itself. Tags: blogging blog redesign redesign round up strategy website