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How to Design Your Nonprofit Website for Better User Experience

Connection Cafe

Instead, I would describe myself as someone who designs online experiences. So, how do I go about designing better user experiences this year ?

Designing Nonprofit Experiences

Connection Cafe

The following article was originally published in the June 2014 issue of User Experience Magazine. Borrowing For-profit UX. nonprofits). Donate.

How Skills-Based Volunteerism Creates Transformational Experiences

Connection Cafe

There were also unexpected discoveries and learning experiences during the day that proved why mentoring is so important. No one had.

Improving the Donor Experience Across National and Affiliate Offices

Connection Cafe

Improving the constituent experience. This is part of a series of interest pieces for complex, geographically-distributed nonprofits.

How the Indianapolis Zoo Preserved their Visitor Experience with Dynamic Pricing

Connection Cafe

With the opening of the orangutan center, Zoo administrators knew attendance was going to experience a significant increase.

What Does a Great Distributed Digital Museum Experience Look Like?

Museum 2.0

I've been thinking recently about distributed content experiences--ways for people to interact with museum content (art, history, science, etc.)

Trainer’s Tip: Your Room Set Up Can Make or Break the Learning Experience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

What was your experience? on personal and organizational resilience based on the ideas in my new book, The Happy Healthy Nonprofit. What to do?

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4-Part Anatomy of an Ideal Nonprofit Volunteer Experience

NonProfit Hub

On-Site Experience. Out of all of my personal volunteer experiences, theirs was the most top-notch. Website.

4-Part Anatomy of an Ideal Nonprofit Volunteer Experience

NonProfit Hub

On-Site Experience. Out of all of my personal volunteer experiences, theirs was the most top-notch. Website.

It’s Not Magic. It’s Your Complete Guide to the Donor Experience.

Connection Cafe

The Constituent Lifecycle: A Complete Guide to the Donor Experience from Blackbaud. The Constituent Lifecycle : Your Guide to the Donor Experience. People have evolved. So have their fundraising preferences and expectations. According to Kivi Leroux Miller , what it all boils down to is this: . Supporters want to feel appreciated.

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True Customer Engagement: the Leap Beyond User Experience

SocialFish

Designing a great device is not the same as designing a great user experience. Does it ring any bells? The reason for this disparity? “

Creating Learning Experiences That Connect, Inspire, and Engage

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

We will use the time to debrief and experiment with a few of these techniques — some of which would have been modeled during the conference.

Personalizing the Online Fundraising Experience

NTEN

Kari has more than twelve years experience with sponsorships and event marketing. By Kari Ann Kiel, Event Marketing Consultant, DoJiggy.

QR Codes in Action. Five Nonprofits Share their Experiences

Frogloop

Are nonprofits using QR codes as part of their marketing and outreach? Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. We think this has huge potential.

Science Experiment: A Semi-Technical Lowdown on Working with iBeacons

NTEN

We wanted to share our experience with how well they perform, and how best to work with them. Shane Russell. Software Developer Consultant.

Orchestras, Musicians, The Concert Experience, and Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

User Experience Integration. in the different points in the experience. I’ve been at the League of American Orchestras Conference.

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. will all need to be defined.

The Heart and Soul of Lean Impact: A/B Testing Experiments and Validated Learning

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Remember that when you use the scientific method, your experiment is only as good as your hypothesis. Here’s the method. Don’t just guess.

MuseumCamp 2014: Experiments in Social Impact Assessment

Museum 2.0

Some of these experiments didn''t yield anything useful, but some were surprisingly helpful proxies for complex human interactions.

Data in the Museum: Experimenting on People or Improving Their Experience?

Museum 2.0

I came back to this question as I listened to the most recent RadioLab podcast about Facebook''s mass social experiments on users. For years, Facebook has teamed up with social psychologists to perform social experiments through small changes to the Facebook interface. Do we need consent forms to design an experience?

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Summer School: Test Drive: Using #GivingTuesday to Experiment with New Fundraising Strategies

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

” Participating in a local or national giving day may help you work on that second question. See you in Summer School! link].

To Promote or Not to Promote? (…and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

GlobalGiving’s Experiment With Facebook Promoted Posts – Guest Post by Alison Carlman and Oscar Norsworthy. and Is That The Question?):GlobalGiving’s

Visualizing Data to Enhance the User Experience

NTEN

Policy Innovators in Education's annual reports weren't getting the views they were hoping for. Instead of doing the same old thing, they went to their community to find out what they wanted from an annual report, and their viewership increased 400%. NTEN: Eric, tell us about your work. Julia Smith. Education Manager. read more

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NTC Reflection: How To Make Your Conference Panel A Magical Learning Experience

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This was followed by each couple talking from the heart about their experience working together or presenting some examples of their work.

Self-Expression is Overrated: Better Constraints Make Better Participatory Experiences

Museum 2.0

When I talk about designing participatory experiences, I often show the above graphic from Forrester Research. Consider a mural. It’s easy.

Improving the Volunteer Experience at the Nonprofit Blog Carnival

Wild Apricot Blog

Take a Nonprofit Blog Carnival ride to get insight into the volunteer experience and how you can improve it. Here is a round-up of posts from around the web offering tips on volunteer engagement. volunteer management Volunteers nonprofit blog carnival

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Can You Experiment Your Way Out of the Filter Bubble?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Design experiments so they are not a time suck. Incorporate ‘rinse and repeat&# of experiments over time. What did you learn?

Filmmakers Get Hands-on Experience Helping Local Nonprofit | BU Today

AFP Blog

Filmmakers Get Hands-on Experience Helping Local Nonprofit | BU Today: "The graduate students’ project was part of a regional competition sponsored by 7DayPSA, which seeks to bring together local filmmakers and nonprofit organizations.

4 Ways To Make Your Executive Coaching Experience More Successful

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Find someone to push and challenge you. To encourage you and to hold you accountable. Be aware of your company's expectations. Get your money's worth.

How Nonprofits Can Use Customer Journey Mapping

See What's Out There

Uncategorized web customer journey customer journey mapping nonprofit tech user experience user journey user journey mapping ux Nonprofits can use customer journey mapping to increase supporters by understanding how existing donors and advocates communicate with their organizations.

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All You Need To Know About User Experience

SocialFish

Hahaha! Thanks, Dave Gray. UX Framework from Dave Gray. Potluck

Why Experience Should Come Last When Hiring And Promoting

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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Nonprofit Blog Carnival: Submit Posts on Improving the Volunteer Experience

Wild Apricot Blog

Submit posts on tips, tools and tactics for improving the volunteer experience and effectiveness to the Nonprofit Blog Carnival for October. Carnivals are fun - so find out how you can participate! read more ). nonprofit blog carnival

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Membership Growth Too Slow? Check These 8 Trouble Spots

Wild Apricot Blog

Membership renewal member-experience membership-growth membership Joy-DulingMany membership organizations struggle to grow their membership. Joy Duling shows you how to avoid the pitfall of throwing away marketing dollars, by following an 8 step formula for keeping members forever.

Nonprofit Web Design Process: Summary

Connection Cafe

Enjoy! Stakeholder Discovery : How we structure stakeholder meetings, what topics we discuss and some tips for leading discovery conversations.

Developing a Web Experience for all Devices with Responsive Design

SocialFish

So why are you still designing a site for only one mobile experience? Download the full book and read all tips here. Think “Mobile First”.

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Case Study on How Not to Design a Data Driven Experiment

NTEN

This seemed reasonable enough to everyone, so as an experiment we decided to try making all our summer programming free to members in order to increase attendance. Of course, it wasn''t a complete loss as we did learn several valuable lessons in how not to design a data driven experiment.

Microsoft OneNote Gives Dyslexic Kids a New Learning Experience

Tech Soup Blog

Each tablet PC comes with Microsoft OneNote , which makes the learning experience more interactive. " Improving the Education Experience.

The Power Of Experience

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"There is only one thing more painful than learning from experience and that is not learning from experience" -- Archibald MacLeish.

Guest Post: Oh Snap! Experimenting with Open Authority in the Gallery

Museum 2.0

We don't have control over whether or not a visitor participates, but we can control the participation environment so it is a delightful experience.