June 2, 2019 — The number one goal of any nonprofit website is to help the organization meet its mission. Whether it’s driving donations to help bring access to clean water or recruiting volunteers to build new homes and restore playgrounds, a nonprofit’s website can greatly help with this. This session goes into how to use WordPress to drive and collect donations and recruit volunteers as well as tips and tools on how to maintain a healthy WordPress website over the long-term.
March 19, 2018 — I was able to interview Brigit at WordCamp Lancaster after her presentation on Non Profits. She talks about how she got involved in WordPress and Gutenberg.
October 30, 2017 — Ana and Marko Segota are a theme design team located in Germany. This is the first husband and wife team I have had the pleasure to interview at the same time.
You can see their website at https://www.anarieldesign.com
They had attended WordCamp Zagrb in Croatia in early September. They also attended WordCamp Europe. We discuss the pros and cons of attending large and small WordCamps, friends you make in the community and the welcoming, open atmosphere.
Ana and Marko also design times for charity or non profits organizations needing to establish a presence on the web. You can see some of these themes in the WordPress repository here: https://wordpress.org/themes/author/anariel-design/
July 20, 2017 — How can WordPress be a game changer for non-profits or anyone with a limited budget? Dive into the pros and cons of building your own donor management system with WordPress.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.