My Nonprofit Uses Social Media – Do We Still Need a Website?

Volunteers collaboration on online communication for their business or nonprofit

If your nonprofit or government agency is using social media to communicate — great! Consistency is the #1 ingredient for success. Many features, especially Facebook Events and Groups, are beneficial for nonprofits. It’s tempting to want to eliminate the extra work and expense of a website and depend only on your organization’s social media accounts …

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Whitewright Area Chamber of Commerce

Front Page of Chamber of Commerce Website

Whitewright Area Chamber of Commerce in Grayson County needed to revitalize how they communicate with potential businesses and the public. Their new website at Whitewright.org offers new features such as: News articles, agendas and minutes Event calendar that includes not just their own events, but imports the City calendar daily and allows members to add …

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Van Alstyne Education Foundation / Little Big Town 5K

For their 8th year, the Little Big Town 5K and Family Fun Run wanted an updated design for their t-shirts. We also created posters, trifold brochures and sponsorship sheets.  There are so many fun runs in our area this time of year, it was important to make this event look professional, well-organized and, most importantly, …

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Nonprofits: Why Hire Someone to Design your Website?

Front Page Community Garden Kitchen Website

As I said in my post about print projects, I have a passion for non-profit organizations. Each one is different and faces unique challenges. And, it’s extra motivating to use my skills to raise money for education, solve hunger, or help a city prosper. Many small non-profits don’t think they can afford to have a professional …

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So You’ve Received a Donation! Now What?

Thanks to a certificate program I am attending (see below), I wanted to share some insights on using your website and other communications channels to strengthen your nonprofit’s connections with supporters. So you have received a gift! Now what? I learned that of ten new donors, only three make a second gift! It sounds like …

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Direct Mail Fundraising

Non-profit organizations: Save money on your annual fundraising campaigns and get better results!  Using direct mail, versus mailing out letters with stamps,  can recoup most of the costs of producing a professionally designed and mailed piece.  If your audience aligns neatly with mail carrier routes, Every Door Direct Mail is usually the most cost-effective method (bonus: you can mail large …

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