March 26, 2016 — I’m a digital marketer with a love for my community and the nonprofits that serve my community. Some friends and I set out to create a way to help marketing professionals and developers use their specific skills to help local nonprofits, and 48in48 (48in48.org) was born. We recently finished our first 48in48 event where a team of over 150 people built 48 WordPress websites for 48 nonprofits in 48 hours. This session will explore what I learned during the creation, planning and execution of the event and will give some thoughts on how the WordPress community can give back using their professional skills.
November 19, 2015 — We’ll be talking specifically on how to utilize WordPress to further your non-profits mission. This includes theme selection, donation collection/management, event registration/management, email marketing, e-commerce, and finding a champion.
July 3, 2015 — Are you a nonprofit web manager? Are you using your website as a tool to interact with your constituents? With Nathan Porter’s favorite box of tools, you can maximize your website interactions, display data in a more personalized way, collect information on how your viewers interact with your website, and display dynamic data to your visitors.
June 9, 2015 — A panel discussion on How Non-Profits Can Have an Impact Online by some of the presenters.
June 2, 2015 — Charities and associations, especially smaller organisations without technical staff, often struggle to plan and manage a website. This presentation addresses some of the questions they might ask: how to find and work with a WordPress developer; what to put in the project brief; how can WordPress be used to create campaign and directory websites; and how to test, launch and promote a non-profit website. The talk is illustrated with examples from real life websites, with opportunity for you to ask questions and share your own experiences.
January 5, 2015 — This presentation discusses the benefits of choosing WordPress to power a nonprofit website, point out special considerations and must-have. It covers recommended plugins and themes, and share resources available online to help nonprofits with their websites.
October 4, 2014 — Can Your Nonprofit Use WordPress as Your CMS? Yes You Can!
WordPress is a world-class CMS, but can your nonprofit use it and still be able to process donations, sign up people for your email list, promote advocacy and other nonprofit-specific tasks? Yes You Can! Walk through several examples of nonprofits that are using nonprofit as their primary CMS and either using WordPress plugins – like Wufoo – to process donations or tying into the APIs of nonprofit CRMs (Convio Luminate, Salsa, etc.).
September 7, 2014 — An important part of any non-profit organization’s mission is getting its message out to as many people as possible. A well-designed WordPress website can help even the smallest non-profit reach a wide audiences and help activate both supporters and volunteers.
Get tips for making your website content more effective at communicating your unique story and receive an overview of easy to install plugins that will help raise funds, engage donors and volunteers, and help promote the good work that you do.
October 7, 2013 — This talks is about implementing a topical homepage strategy to build community in the non-profit world.
February 8, 2013 — So you want to make a website for your business or non-profit and you heard WordPress is the way to go… now what? Come and hear, from a small business expert, just how simple it is to create a professional looking WordPress website. We’ll cut to the chase so you know what to do, when do to it and where to find the tools you need to make it happen on a budget.