‘non-profit’ Videos

  • Naomi C. Bush: How We Built a Custom Charity With WordPress And No Custom Code

    Naomi C. Bush: How We Built a Custom Charity With WordPress And No Custom Code

    WordCamp Miami 2017Speaker: Naomi C. Bush

    May 15, 2017 — Over 150 people came together one October to build 48 custom WordPress websites for 48 non-profits in 48 hours. Learn how we built the custom fundraising system that empowered these organizations to accept online donations and mobilize their communities to start their own fundraising campaigns just like charity: water — in less than two hours with zero custom code. And take away some tips for how you, too, can quickly and efficiently build custom business applications at a fraction of the cost using WordPress.

  • Glyn Thomas: Using WordPress to Help Charities Recruit Supporters and Increase Donations

    Glyn Thomas: Using WordPress to Help Charities Recruit Supporters and Increase Donations

    WordCamp Manchester 2016Speaker: Glyn Thomas

    March 15, 2017 — Recruiting new supporters and encouraging them to take part in campaigns and make donations is crucial for charities and non-profits. In this talk I will talk about how a few charities I have worked with recently, ShareAction, Positive Money and Refugee Action, have managed to achieve that using their WordPress websites. Through a mixture of strategic use of plugins and optimising the sites to encourage people to sign up or donate at the right time, I will go through a range of case studies and practical tips to show how other people can get similar results.

  • Curtiss Grymala: Enterprise Websites on a Small Business Budget

    Curtiss Grymala: Enterprise Websites on a Small Business Budget

    WordCamp Baltimore 2016Speaker: Curtiss Grymala

    December 1, 2016 — In higher education and non-profits, we are expected to produce and maintain enterprise-level websites with extremely limited resources. Throughout this session, we’ll discuss methods to prioritize tasks that need to be accomplished, manage your resources, delegate those tasks that can be delegated, and when you simply need to say “no”. Using these methods, it is possible to maintain that enterprise website on your shoestring budget.

  • David Jardin: Joomla! vs. BRD

    David Jardin: Joomla! vs. BRD

    WordCamp Cologne 2016Speaker: David Jardin

    November 6, 2016 — Joomla! führt einen Streit mit der Bundesregierung um Anerkennung als Gemeinnütziger Verein gegenüber dem Finanzamt. David erklärt in seiner Session worum es geht und wie der aktuelle Stand der Dinge ist.

  • Adam Walker: What I Learned From Building 48 Websites in 48 Hours

    Adam Walker: What I Learned From Building 48 Websites in 48 Hours

    WordCamp Asheville 2016Speaker: Adam Walker

    August 16, 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.

    Take aways:

    How we approached building a plethora of sites a short amount of time.
    How we approached the volunteers.
    What plugins we used that were essential for the success of the project and for the long term success of the nonprofits.
    Overview of what we learned and what we plan to do next.

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  • Adam Walker: What I Learned Building 48 Websites for 48 Nonprofits in 48 Hours

    Adam Walker: What I Learned Building 48 Websites for 48 Nonprofits in 48 Hours

    WordCamp Atlanta 2016Speaker: Adam Walker

    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.

  • Tim Sisson: Growing Your Non-Profit With WordPress

    Tim Sisson: Growing Your Non-Profit With WordPress

    WordCamp Philly 2015Speaker: Tim Sisson

    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.

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  • Nathan Porter: WordPress Tools for Nonprofits

    Nathan Porter: WordPress Tools for Nonprofits

    WordCamp Denver 2015Speaker: Nathan Porter

    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.

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  • Panel Discussion: How Non-Profits Can Have an Impact Online

    Panel Discussion: How Non-Profits Can Have an Impact Online

    WordCamp London 2015

    June 9, 2015 — A panel discussion on How Non-Profits Can Have an Impact Online by some of the presenters.

  • Jason King: Plan and Manage Your Non-Profit’s WordPress Website

    Jason King: Plan and Manage Your Non-Profit’s WordPress Website

    WordCamp London 2015Speaker: Jason King

    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.

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