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.
November 29, 2012
November 14, 2009 — Non profits inhabit their own strange little bubble of marketing goals, work attitude, lack of staff, volunteer turnover and of course, budget. NPO websites need to serve both marketing and functional goals to create engaging messaging and effective service delivery. Amanda Blum nails down why Wordpress is the ideal solution across the board (and speaking of which, how to convince yours).
Video courtesy ISOC-NY.
Slides for this presentation are available here.