Web Design

Six Steps to Optimizing Your Web Site for Search Engines
September 15, 2009

When someone searches a search engine on a word related to your cause, the search engine lists the sites it feels are most important and likely to be the best on a topic. Search engine optimization is all about polishing your Web site so that it appears high in search engine results.

In the Idealware webinar "Optimizing Your Web site for Search Engines" in June, presenter Laura Quinn, director of Idealware, discussed the basics of search engine optimization, tips for creating a site search engines can find and ensuring a search-friendly site architecture.

Geffen Playhouse Addresses Money Blues
September 1, 2009

August 31, 2009, The Los Angeles Times — Hoping to boost attendance after a year of production cuts and emergency fundraising appeals, the financially stretched Geffen Playhouse has worked in a new marketing wrinkle: using the Web-based ticket-discounter Goldstar to sell season subscriptions at half price.

Tips and Strategies to Enhance Your Homepage
September 1, 2009

In a Convio-sponsored webinar at the end of May, Lacey Kruger and Don Roach, senior interactive architect and art director, respectively, at Convio, shared tips and strategies that can help organizations enhance their homepages to maximize engagement.

New Web Site Helps Nonprofits Team Up
August 28, 2009

August 28 2009, The News-Gazette When a consultant told Dorothy Stoneman that other youth groups were competing for precious financial support with her East Harlem nonprofit, she took a different tack.

Tips for Maximizing Facebook and Your Web Site
August 12, 2009

Frank Barry, managing consultant at Blackbaud and moderator of the NetWits Think Tank blog, recently posted four Facebook tips for nonprofit success based on real-life experiences of nonprofits.

The Tools Every Charity Should Have in Its Online Fundraising Toolbox
August 12, 2009

This month’s topic is dear to my heart. As the leader of a tool-building company, I spend a lot of time talking to organizations about the digital tools they’re using, the tools they like and the tools that don’t work. To keep this simple, I’ll group tools into categories or levels. Imagine you’re in the elevator of an e-philanthropy department store, and you’re ready to shop …

Blackbaud’s NetWits Summer Camp to Help Nonprofits Demystify Web Strategy
August 11, 2009

Charleston, S.C., August 11, 2009 — Blackbaud, Inc. (Nasdaq: BLKB) today announced the opening of registration for NetWits Summer Camp, a five-day series of web seminars covering what every nonprofit needs to know about its website, email marketing, online fundraising, social media, and related metrics. The “Camp” will be held August 24 to 28 from 1 to 2 p.m. ET. The event series is an extension of Blackbaud’s popular blog NetWits Think Tank, which focuses on technology, fundraising, social media and industry trends.

Green Cross Supports 'Dot Eco' Domain Name Initiative
August 4, 2009

Vancouver, August 4, 2009, News Blaze — Green Cross International, a global non-profit with national organisations in over 30 countries, today announced its intention to help support the launch of the .eco (Dot Eco) domain. Green Cross is the latest to join this group of environmental non-profit organizations and charities supporting the Vancouver based Big Room Inc's bid to host the Dot Eco domain name.

LifeLine Nonprofit Management System Partners With DonorPerfect Online
July 31, 2009

Horsham, PA, July 31, 2009 — Straight Forward Software, Inc., developer of LifeLine Nonprofit Management System, and SofterWare, Inc., developer of DonorPerfect Fundraising Software, today announced a strategic partnership that will enable LifeLine clients who are seeking a web-based fundraising solution to seamlessly migrate to DonorPerfect Online.