How to Create SEO-Friendly URL Structures for Your WordPress Site

Byte Technology

And doing so begins with ensuring that your WordPress site has a “friendly” permalink—also called a URL—structure that the search engines will find easy to categorize and display for those seeking the information, products or services you provide. In the past, however, WordPress sites defaulted to a URL structure that was decidedly unfriendly to search engines. When you’ve chosen or created your URL structure, be sure to save the changes. Search-engine optimization (SEO).

Which is better: structure or flow?

Have Fun - Do Good

Maybe you''re naturally a more structured person. When life doesn''t fit within the structure you created, you might feel anxious, scared, powerless, or stuck. Structure or flow? Neither. You need both.

Get Your Board on Board: Structuring Governance Based on Organizational and Lifecycle Needs

ASU Lodestar Center

The question then turns to this: how can nonprofits structure their governance based on their organizational and lifecycle needs? Challenging as it may seem, the payoff that comes from structuring governance according to organizational and lifecycle needs is well worth the time and effort.

Research Friday: Legal Structure Alternatives to Lead Social Change

ASU Lodestar Center

He suggests that all social entrepreneurs should balance the following four factors when deciding on a legal structure for their venture: Motivation: how strong is our motivation for a social mission vs. making a profit? research friday Karina Lungo nonprofit legal structures

How Does Organization Structure Affect Online Success?


For those of us who have responsibilities in online fundraising / marketing / technology, often our work doesn’t fit within the traditional department structure of most nonprofit organizations. For those of us who have responsibilities in online fundraising / marketing / technology, often our work doesn’t fit within the traditional department structure of most nonprofit organizations. Norman Reiss. Project Manager, Technology. Center for Court Innovation.

What Nonprofits Can Learn About Content Structure… from Pearl Jam


You probably know at least some of their lyrics, but are you familiar with Pearl Jam's content structure? Pearl Jam have been posterboys for a lot of things, but probably not structured web content. government – but given the breadth of coverage (and budgets) available to those entities, making the move to fully structured content may seem daunting in the nonprofit context. Brett Meyer. Content Strategist. ThinkShout.

Flow within Structure: Advice for a Young Artist

Have Fun - Do Good

is to be like a stream: flow within a structure. Life as a creative person is a constant dance between structure and flow. This post was written as part of a gift from wishstudio founder, Mindy Tsonas, to a young artist friend, M.

Increasing Organizational Buy-in When Building a Culture of Strong Internal Controls

Connection Cafe

Here are 7 practices for building an internal control structure that will increase buy-in and stand the test of time. Nonprofit Management finance financial management grant management internal controls internal controls structure nonprofit culture transparency

Leading Great Board Meetings: How to Structure Yours for Success

Wild Apricot Blog

Board Meeting Expert, Dr. Richard Lent shows how you can revitalize your board meetings to be perfectly productive, super structured, and extremely engaging

Structural Poverty and the Non-Adoption Tax

Tech Soup Blog

This post originally appeared at TechSoup for Libraries. I recently spoke with Alice Loy, co-founder of the Global Center for Cultural Entrepreneurship. GCCE and the New Mexico State Library are partners in Fast-Forward New Mexico (FFNM), a BTOP-funded project. Among other things, the project provides for 64 hours of free Internet training in 17 libraries around the state.

Notes on Structure Lab: Legal and Financial Models for Social Entrepeneurship

Museum 2.0

Last week, I attended Structure Lab , a half-day workshop on legal and financial structures for ventures for social good. The Structure Lab is set up as a "game" in which you explore cards in various categories (values, assets, financing, etc.)

Occupy & The NY Department of Education. The Peoples' Mic. Who Structures the Conversation?

Network-Centric Advocacy

The people want to be heard. It is interesting that the officals are interested in breaking people into 14 rooms for feedback.(You You can hear the proposal in the background of the first 30 seconds) However, the people want to be heard (by media and the community) not just the leaders at the table.

Does your Group have the DNA of a dancer or campaign team? MIT management professor Tom Malone on collective intelligence and the “genetic” structure of groups » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism

Network-Centric Advocacy

MIT management professor Tom Malone on collective intelligence and the “genetic” structure of groups » Nieman Journalism Lab » Pushing to the Future of Journalism. And that knowledge, just as with the human genome, might help us gain an ability to manipulate group structures. This MIT study of group DNA is interesting and related to the advocacy mix in a network of people working on a campaign. Unpacking the right group DNA for specialized tasks is going to be most useful.

Ask a Nonprofit Specialist: Legal protection of control within public charities

ASU Lodestar Center

Like other successful entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs have the will and skill set to get things done and the traditional public charity structure and requirements may seem like burdensome barriers to moving forward. Alternative Structure. posted by.

The Future Role of the CIO in the NonProfit


Change Management changing role of CIO Leadership nonprofit management nonprofit technology leadership nptech Organizational Culture organizational structure Staffing Strategy IT Staff Michael Enos. Chief Technology Officer. Second Harvest Food Bank. Everything we thought that technology would do to democratize information is happening, and it’s happening in ways that we didn’t dream of. So do we still need an IT department, or a CIO?

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NetCentric Advocacy: Santa Fe Institute Research Topics - Physics of Complex Systems: Network Resources

Network-Centric Advocacy

Is there a 3 dimensional structure equivalent to the power law? Generic questions include: How is the structure of a network related to its function and behavior? What mathematical and statistical models accurately capture the important aspects of a network’s structure? Much of SFI’s contribution to the physics of networks has focused on community structure, in which the network is organized into densely-connected clumps with sparse connections between clumps.

Together they turn any web page into a structured data source. rss ) Thoughts on URL Structure Recently I decided I wanted to create soom “quick launch&# bookmarklets for Facebook Linked In Twitter Home About Home links for 2006-12-08 links for 2006-12-08 Last Updated on Friday, 8 December 2006 08:24 Written by Steve Friday, 8 December 2006 08:24 openkapow openkapow, a mashup-focused developer community.

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Are you hiding behind your status?


We non-profits benefit greatly from our legal status, but we also need to be open to other legal structures that may not be non-profit, yet nonetheless allow for an awesome community impact.

How to avoid the non-profit 'halo effect'


For too long we non-profits have benefited from undue credit for our legal status while for profits face undue criticism for theirs - join the conversation today as we discover that it''s much more effective to focus on impact than legal structure

Influence | Forum One: Internet Strategy, Social Media, User Experience and Web Site Development


Skip to Navigation Careers News Client login About Us Services Our Work Blogs Events Contact Us Home › Blogs › Influence Social Networking and #AIDS2010 Suzanne Rainey in Influence 15 Jul 2010 There’s a flurry of action this week as we await the start of the XVIII International AIDS Conference (#AIDS2010) in Vienna, Austria, next week. I wish I was able to attend, but am glad that many of my clients have the opportunity to go. The conference is held every two years, and is always.

Influence Blog: Forum One


Becoming a "Workplan” or “Mission Driven” Association

Wild Apricot Blog

Do you think your organization might benefit from embracing a “workplan-driven” or “mission driven” structure? association management volunteer management

Retweets Most Likely to Happen After Hours [Study] - Search Engine Watch (#SEW)

AFP Blog

Via Search Engine Watch Retweets Most Likely to Happen After Hours [Study] - Search Engine Watch (#SEW) : Based on nearly 1,500 twitter accounts with more than 1,000 followers, the study looked at things like timing and structure. Beginning with the timing component, research showed overall that the most active days on Twitter were Monday through Friday, with Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday showing the most activity

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Infographic: Nonprofit Strategic Restructuring


Your nonprofit’s structure was laboriously built over years of tinkering, learning, and perfecting. So, it’s understandable that restructuring your nonprofit can be a daunting sometimes terrifying thought.

Build Core Strength with a Modern Marketing Team


Core strength is made up of culture, human and data assets, and team structure. An organization’s internal structure has huge implications into how successful they are. Technology and market channel growth play a big role in how organizations choose to structure themselves.

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Top 9 Software to Take Your Museum to the Next Level

Donor Search

Of course, all museum software is not created equal, just like all museums have different missions and operational structures. Museums house artifacts from the past, but who’s to say your operations have to stay there, too? By implementing museum software, you can get smarter about fundraising, membership management, and collections. Art galleries will require different… Arts & Culture

Free Expert Webinar: Leading Great Board Meetings

Wild Apricot Blog

Board Meeting Expert, Dr. Richard Lent shows how you can revitalize your board meetings to be perfectly productive, super structured, and extremely engaging. Board members board-meetings

Hyperlocal Bets On Nonprofit-Focused Retool |

AFP Blog

As the debate rages on in the local digital media community as to whether hyperlocal news ventures can scale,’s management team says they’re confident the site’s niche play — charities and nonprofits — and minimal expense structure (contrary to the corporate overhead of AOL’s Patch) will equal succes

Charity Seeks to Move Beyond Making Loans to Entrepreneurs - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

AFP Blog

Charity Seeks to Move Beyond Making Loans to Entrepreneurs - Technology - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas: "Kiva first made its mark by allowing people to make online loans to entrepreneurs in developing countries, but the organization has ambitious plans to move beyond its initial mission.The organizational structure that Kiva has

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A Recipe for Search Engine Visibility: Part II


Today we're going to add one part website structure to the begin pulling traffic in. Internal efforts are concerned with your website content and its structure. In the first installment of this recipe for improving your website's visibility with search engines, we mixed in one part effort, or your external site initiatives that drive traffic to your site. Quick recap: SEO (search engine optimization) has two basic components - external efforts and internal efforts.

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The Anatomy of a Content Model

Connection Cafe

A content model is a document defining the structure of each content type within a CMS , or Content Management System. And regardless of which CMS you choose, it’s also crucial to have someone smart “design” your CMS so that the content is structured properly.

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PHILANTHROPY 2173: The heroism of data entry

AFP Blog

Even ambient data depends on behind-the-scenes structuring built into the algorithms (another topic altogether) in order to work. PHILANTHROPY 2173: The heroism of data entry : Even I was unprepared for the heroism of data entry. Or, as Miller puts it: "It’s the heroism of entering 7,700 separate positions into a database so we can track social and financial gains in real time in our equity portfolio."

3 Federated Models for Larger Nonprpfits (and How Each Model Impacts Decision Making)

Connection Cafe

For an organization assessing its own structure, this blog is intended to provide a simplified basis for self-comparison against each of the three models. Distributed nonprofits are constantly considering how their structure is impacting performance, efficiency and effectiveness.

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How Citizen Powered Movements Will Lead Social Change in 2017 

Connection Cafe

The magic combination was a traditional advocacy nonprofit that provided a centralized campaign structure and unified rallying message to distributed groups of stakeholders, including individuals as free agents. People want to go big in 2017!

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Free Expert Webinar: Leading Great Virtual Board Meetings (Part II)

Wild Apricot Blog

Learn ways you can use structure to create naturally more effective and engaging virtual meetings. We will share stories, along with tips and tools. These suggestions can be used with any form of virtual meeting technology

How Your Nonprofit Can Routinize Reflection

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

A reflective process, whether it is a structured process for individuals or groups, can give us insights about what worked and what could be improved. This is a structured way to capture the lessons learned from any project, with the intent of improving future performance.

Core Components Of A Story

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Whatever the case, it will have maximum impact if it includes the following core components," according to Choy: Structural : A story has a beginning, middle, and end. Being a good storyteller will serve you well in your leadership role. "A

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A Preliminary Theology of Social Networks

AFP Blog

A Preliminary Theology of Social Networks : As people like Beth Kanter and Allison Fine made clear in their book, The Networked Nonprofit, networks are the new form of organizational structure in the 21st-century. Actually, Jessica Lipnack and Jeffrey Stamps predicted in 1994 in The Age of the Network that networks would be the signature form of organizations in this century and I wrote about network organizations for the Jewish community in 2001 in Network Judaism).

Counting Aloud Together | Stanford Social Innovation Review

AFP Blog

You’ve invested in client services, but you’ve neglected to fund the structures that hold those services together—things like staffing, evaluation strategy, and up-to-date technology Counting Aloud Together | Stanford Social Innovation Review : If you’re a nonprofit leader, you understand that the pressure to build data-informed practices—and to improve your services using data—has never been greater.

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5 Habits Of A Highly Successful Board


Structures and information. There is no one ‘secret sauce’ here for what makes an effective board structure. What’s important is that whatever structure your board takes that it enables your nonprofit to effectively complete its mission.