Links to Blog Posts You Should Read!
11 Nonprofit Websites Designed for the Social Web
"Nonprofits would be wise to consider the effect of the Social Web when launching or re-designing their websites. The website design principles of just five years ago no longer apply. Today, a well-designed website should have less text, more images and videos, extremely simple navigation, and obvious placement of 'Donate Now' buttons, e-newsletter 'Subscribe' functionality, and social networking icons. In essence, your website design needs to go out of its way to not overwhelm your visitors while at the same time help them focus their attention instantaneously on your nonprofit’s key messages and calls to action. Here are 11 excellent examples from the nonprofit sector …" Click here to read the full post.
Is the Annual Report Dead?
"Is the annual report dead? As we know it — words on paper, content on PDF, 2D, monologue — maybe it is. But, at least in fundraising, I believe in reincarnation. The things that are good and essential in fundraising never die; they just take different forms over time." Click here to read the full post.