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Is Your Nonprofit Website Ready for a Major Fundraiser?

Preparing for a major fundraising campaign is a complex, laborious process for nonprofit organizations— preparing a nonprofit website to support a major campaign is just one facet of the planning! To help keep your ducks in a row during the planning process, we’ve put together a master checklist of items…

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Is Your Small School Website Design Succeeding?

5 Things To Check to Measure School Website Success A high-functioning, effective school website is a must for your small school! While a successful school website doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg, it is a significant investment for your school and requires special attention when budgeting for…

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Six WordPress Plugins You Need for the Best School Website

Did you know that WordPress powers 455 million websites worldwide? Given its popularity, it’s no secret that we think WordPress is the best school website design option! There area number of website platforms available for schools, including proprietary CMS platforms like Finalsite. Since WordPress is Open Source software, this means…

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Google Analytics 4 for Nonprofits and School Websites

If you aren’t already utilizing Google Analytics for your nonprofit organization or school website, this is your signal to start! In this article, we’ll dig into how Google Analytics can benefit your small school or nonprofit website performance and unpack a huge Google Analytics update to take effect next summer. …

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Essential School Website Features for Great User Experience

In the web design world, there are a plethora of fancy features that are implemented in school websites to enhance user experience. These could include videography, pop-ups, interactive polls, the list goes on. While they are great add-ons, and can definitely add a layer of complexity to overall user experience,…

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What Makes a Good Nonprofit Website

Contrary to popular belief, a good non-profit website doesn’t need to cost tens of thousands of dollars; however, it needs to be functional, easy to navigate, and eye-catching for your audiences. There are several elements that are included in the formula of a strong non-profit website.  To build a solid,…

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Is Your Website Accessible?

Website accessibility is a hot topic right now. Since 1990, the Americans with Disability Act (ADA) has prohibited discrimination based on disability. Originally focused on accessibility to brick and mortar buildings, it has expanded to include virtual spaces, as well. This means that your website (a virtual space) should allow…

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4 Ways to Build a More Creative School Website

A solid small school website encapsulates its mission, values, communities, and instruction style. Once you have built a basic framework to a stellar school website, there are still ways to boost overall creativity and give your site the “wow” factor it needs to stand out in the crowd.  If your…

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Website content your private school needs to increase virtual connections

As the pandemic reaches its two-year benchmark and some parts of instruction remain virtual, it’s important that your private school website content prioritizes virtual connection with your school families, as meetings, open houses, and other events become less frequent in-person.  Your school website needs to be easy to navigate, chock-full…

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SEO for Schools

Connecting keyword research to your target audiences and content in 2022 Statistics are out showing trends in Google Search in 2021. 93% of online experiences begin with a search engine. (Webfx) Only about 8% of online searches are phrased as a question. (Moz) After searching on a smartphone for something…

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4 Ways to Boost your Image on Your Small School Website in 2022

Just like the new year, new school projects are upon us! What is the top priority of your small school website this January? Perhaps you’re looking to start the new year fresh with a complete rebrand? If so, this is the blog post for you.  Creating a new brand identity…

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Nonprofit Website Trends for 2022

It’s officially 2022— happy New Year! Does your nonprofit have any New Year’s resolutions? If so, add refreshing your nonprofit website to the list. Let’s get your nonprofit’s website plans in motion.  2022 will be full of new website trends that can boost the performance of your nonprofit website.  After…

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Does your school website design need a refresh in 2022?

Is your school website design looking a bit dated? The year is winding down, the holiday season is upon us! At this point in the year, students are preparing to be released for holiday break and your team is tying off projects and prepping for the next semester.  As you…

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs Blog Posts

Does your nonprofit website include blog posts? As the year winds down, you may are probably setting goals for the new year. While the list of tasks to complete before the holidays grows, you’re probably also checking in on the success of your marketing efforts this year. Are there gaps…

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How to develop a messaging framework for your small school

As we enter the holiday season, tie off 2021 and prepare for the new year, you may find an opportunity to revisit the effectiveness of your small school’s messaging and how well you’re communicating with your audiences. How would you sell your school to parents if you only had two…

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Preparing your nonprofit website holiday campaigns

The holiday season usually means relaxing and quality time spent with close friends and family; however, if you work at a nonprofit organization, it’s normally your busiest time of year. Not only does the holiday season bring joy and cheer to many, it also brings campaigns and donation drives that…

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When Should You Use Accordions on Your Website

Using accordions on a website can make the content easier to read at a glance and avoid overwhelming a website visitors with too many words. However, it should not be overused as accordions can also make a website harder to use by forcing too much clicking to access important information….

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Tips for Improving Alumni Engagement for Small Schools

The pandemic has disrupted nearly everything about education for schools, alumni engagement included – especially in smaller schools. Students of all ages have sacrificed so much during the pandemic: their regular lifestyles, class schedules, social lives on campus, extracurricular activities, the list goes on and on! After everything students have…

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How much does a school website cost?

Your school needs a new, fresh website. One reason you may be putting this off is because you are worried that a website refresh is more than you can afford. A professional school website plays a huge role in the success of a school. It’s a key part of your…

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4 Key School Website Performance Metrics and Why They Matter

When you’re running a school or nonprofit organization, it’s crucial to work out the balance between “nice-to-have” and “need-to-have.” Some things are “nice to have.” For example, a few less meetings so you can focus more time to get stuff done. Some things are “need to have.” A website –…

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