Nonprofit Web Design Process: Summary

Connection Cafe

Stakeholder Discovery : How we structure stakeholder meetings, what topics we discuss and some tips for leading discovery conversations. Analytics data as User Research : Timeframe for which to review analytics data and some specific research questions to drive data analysis.

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 4a: Sitemaps

Connection Cafe

Your sitemap is a visual representation of the structure of your website. To create a sitemap, we begin with the documents produced during the Content Strategy phase. Note: This is the eighth in a series of posts about the Nonprofit Web Design Process.

Enhancing Your Major Gift Fundraising Strategy with Analytics

Connection Cafe

As a fundraising analytics consultant, I see a variety of development program structures and fundraising strategies. When embarking on, or in the midst of, the silent phase of a campaign, look to analytics to help identify the giving capacity of leadership donors for the campaign.

5 Practical Reasons Why You Fail To Get Digital Marketing Results

Nonprofits Source

That being said, Google also likes structure and patterns to help provide them with the context of your content. Second, once you have a keyword phrase in mind, type that phrase into Google and review the content of the first page results.

Nonprofit Web Design Process Part 2b: Surveys and Interviews

Connection Cafe

We can also get a feel for what constituents want by reviewing the Analytics Data and seeing what content is most popular. For Interviews, I will also provide transcripts or recordings of the Interviews though I’m not sure they’re ever reviewed!

Is Agile Project Management Right for Your Technology Project?

Beaconfire Wire

This could tie up a resource in high demand that may be valuable to other teams working with a more phased approach. Many non-profit organizations seem to be more comfortable working with a waterfall, phased or overlapping phase approach and it may be difficult for them to adapt their internal schedules to the more demanding pace of an agile project. It may be a challenge for larger client teams to review and approve every iteration of a project deliverable.

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Humanize in Action: great social media is possible even in a regulated industry

SocialFish

Wendy says they’re organized to fit the “conservative” culture with a centralized structure: hub and spoke. Phase 2 became a steering committee with senior leaders project by project. Please leave us a review!! Can a bank be a social business? The answer is yes.

Your Donor Management System Questions Answered (Part 3 with Karen Graham)

Idealware

When you're selecting new data management software—whether it's for donors, grantees, or some other type of constituent—it’s often a good time to review and improve your internal processes. We set up “test drives” that allowed them to try out their top choices and made sure to structure those sessions around key use cases so that they can get an apple to apples comparison. Editor's note: The final installment in our series comes from Karen Graham, Idealware's Executive Director.

How To Think Like An Instructional Designer for Your Nonprofit Trainings

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I use a simple structure to design: before, during, and after. Whatever the structure for your learning activities, they should use four different kinds of activities that help the brain learn rapidly and identify your discussion questions.

How We Do Quick Post-Mortem Project Evaluation

GroundWire

If you’re doing any sort of regular project process, it’s really important to have a structured process for doing project post-mortems as part of your learning cycle. 2) Structured ratings. Project met strategy phase goals. The combination of open-ended learnings and structured ratings lets us easily aggregate stuff over time, so we can see if we think we’re improving.

How We Do Quick Post-Mortem Project Evaluation

GroundWire

If you’re doing any sort of regular project process, it’s really important to have a structured process for doing project post-mortems as part of your learning cycle. 2) Structured ratings. Project met strategy phase goals. The combination of open-ended learnings and structured ratings lets us easily aggregate stuff over time, so we can see if we think we’re improving.

The Participatory Museum Process Part 3: My Experience

Museum 2.0

Being Inclusive: Finding ways to open up the process Only a few people chose to participate actively as content reviewers during the draft stages of the book, so I knew I had to find a way to encourage more people to help once I had a completed third draft.

The Participatory Museum Process Part 1: Overview and Statistics

Museum 2.0

Participants were engaged in the following ways: Content review (open). I wrote the plans, outlines, and multiple drafts on a public wiki that was available for review, edits, and comments. Content review (solicited). Content review (stealth).

Layer On for the Long Haul: Sustaining Visitor Co-created Experiences

Museum 2.0

I was struck, looking at the Amazon page for the book, by one of its negative reviews. The reviewer, madhatter, wrote: This project ran its course two books ago. Some staff are wearying of the messiness, noise, and lack of structure in their new face.

Which Social Networking Analysis Term Best Describes Virgin America?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Since I couldn't use my computer to get on the wifi, I took out my session workbook to review my notes on the module about "Understanding Your Network" which included the basics of social network analysis and mapping. KeyHub: Angus Parker from Wiser Earth has written a review for KeyHubs.

Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I’ve reviewed a lot of these technologies in the past. However, I think that if you adopt this recipe and make it your own, you’ll be able to do something that nonprofits rarely do with their IT infrastructure: adopt a lower-cost platform in phase 1 and exploit it cheaply in phase 2. I hope Yahoo seriously considers a special pricing structure for nonprofits similar to Google Apps for Nonprofits. Brett said: Hi Allan, Have you ever reviewed Plone.

Non-Profit Technology Recommendations Your Nonprofit Should Consider | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

I’ve reviewed a lot of these technologies in the past. However, I think that if you adopt this recipe and make it your own, you’ll be able to do something that nonprofits rarely do with their IT infrastructure: adopt a lower-cost platform in phase 1 and exploit it cheaply in phase 2. I hope Yahoo seriously considers a special pricing structure for nonprofits similar to Google Apps for Nonprofits. Brett said: Hi Allan, Have you ever reviewed Plone.