The Nonprofit Communications Engine, Sarah Durham’s new book, helps nonprofit communicators and leaders to leverage communications in order to advance their mission. In this conversation, Sarah Durham will define what “success” means for nonprofit communications regardless of mission or size, and unpack the six core elements necessary to achieve it. This invitation-only conversation with …Read more »
Planning for Drupal 8 end-of-life — It’s nothing like Drupal 7
You may have read our previous articles about how to plan for Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 End-of-Life. The important thing to know is that the Drupal 8 End-of-Life is nothing like those. In fact, “End of Life” is completely the wrong idea. Instead, it’s more like one of those spa treatments where you get …Read more »
Podcast: Should your nonprofit be worried about GDPR and online privacy?
Ochen Kaylan, Senior Developer at Advomatic and attorney, is passionate about online privacy. In a recent podcast with our sister agency, Big Duck, he discusses how to store and manage your donors’ and clients’ information, when enough information is enough, and how your own information is being used.Read more »
What Do High-Performing Digital Programs Have in Common?
In their Stanford Social Innovation Review (SSIR) article, “What makes nonprofit digital teams successful today”, authors Jason Mogus & Austen Levihn-Coon outline three common characteristics...Read more »
Who Really Owns Your Nonprofit’s Website?
The internet used to feel like the wild west. Websites sprung up like homesteads, built by an enterprising range of people using all sorts of source code. If you worked in the nonprofit sector in the 1990s, the odds are good that your organization built its first site in a proprietary system using custom-built code …Read more »
Advotalk: Friendlier, Useable, More Accessible Websites
What does it mean to make your website accessible? Compliant? Just plain easier to use?Read more »
Campaign Websites and Accessibility
Miami Lighthouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired, an accessibility advocacy organization, analyzed all the 2020 presidential candidates’ websites, and found that NONE of them were fully accessible. We went through the websites, and found several common issues, many of which are easily remedied.Read more »
Advotalk: Let’s Keep This Private – GDPR, CCPA, and Other Frontiers in Nonprofit Data Privacy
Many US-based nonprofits are still wrapping their heads around data privacy. How should donor, client, and other information be captured? Stored? What counts as an opt-in? Data privacy is a hot topic in governance these days– and it’s not going away. This conversation will unpack GDPR, CCPA, SCA, ePrivacy, and other threads of privacy and …Read more »
One Year In: Three Lessons Marketers Have Learned About the GDPR
I’ve started to see patterns in how the most effective marketing teams are not only surviving the GDPR, but are actually using it to market even more effectively and successfully than they ever had before.Read more »
3 Ways to Avoid the Pitfalls in Agile Marketing
According to the 2018 State of Agile Marketing Report by Kapost and AgileSherpas, just over 36 percent of marketers have adopted some form of agile marketing and half of those who haven’t expect to do so within the next year.Read more »