Posts tagged ‘promotion’

Easy Website Design Options for Nonprofits

Through working on projects for various nonprofits, I’ve worked with several different web design programs they used to create and maintain their webpages. From my own experience I want to point out the easiest to use and cut down on frustration should your nonprofit need to create a webpage or develop a site you want to edit yourselves. Perhaps for a special project?

There are many good reasons to use a web design contractor. But if your nonprofit can’t afford it at this time, check out these options. These sites are supportive of small businesses, too, and that’s their main users. (more…)

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October 26, 2010 at 9:42 am Leave a comment

How to create a Facebook page for a Nonprofit

Were you asked to create a Facebook page for your nonprofit or for one of its programs? Here’s a how-to in five steps:

http://www.hidefweb.com/blog/facebook-101-nonprofits-getting-started-five-easy-steps

If your non-profit doesn’t have a page on Facebook, you’re mising opportunities to reach new people and educate about your issue.

August 12, 2010 at 1:17 pm Leave a comment

Facebook, Nonprofits, and ROI

Nonprofit organizations should use all “free” tools for promoting the organization.  Though you don’t have to pay to create a fan page on Facebook, it does take staff and/or volunteer time to create and monitor the page and that is time not being spent on something else.

I suggest reading a blog post, “Four Reasons Why Nonprofits Should Reconsider Facebook,”  at Nonprofit Tech 2.0 that discusses why you should weigh the time spent on Facebook (in particular).  The idea of considering time spent on social media and “free” tools is worth evaluating periodically.

http://nonprofitorgs.wordpress.com/2010/04/24/four-reasons-why-nonprofits-should-reconsider-facebook/

-Rebecca

May 10, 2010 at 6:48 am Leave a comment

How Can Web 2.0 work for Nonprofits?

What is Web 2.0?  It’s the second generation of internet tools that facilitate interactive communication.  It’s about collaboration and information sharing: Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Flickr.  Lists and bookmarking sites.  All nonprofits need to have an online presence but simply maintaining a website is one-way communication.  Social media is networking — two-way communication.  (more…)

March 16, 2010 at 11:35 am Leave a comment

Strategic Thinking about Special Events

Special events require a lot of planning time and execution.  When your board or committee talks about an event, do you properly weigh the benefits and the costs?

“We’re not suggesting that events have no place in a fundraising program. On the other hand, we are saying that, unless you’re thinking strategically (more…)

March 16, 2010 at 10:59 am Leave a comment

Tips on Marketing your Event

Planning an event?  Want to increase the profile and attendance? 

“Making money is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to having a successful special event.  In addition to (more…)

March 16, 2010 at 10:38 am Leave a comment

How Can I Find Sponsors for an Event?

If your organization is considering an event that could be a great fit for coporate sponsors, you need to understand how that works.  Whether you are the organization’s representative approaching the potential sponsor, on the committee planning the event, helping with promotion, and/or a board member of the organization,  it’s important to know (more…)

March 16, 2010 at 10:19 am Leave a comment


Taking Ideas Into Action

Miradelta Consulting specializes in capacity-building services for nonprofit organizations. We can help your organization expand through new program development, project management, fundraising and outreach planning.

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