Winning the Internet

5 tips for redesigning your website

So, you hate your organization’s website and are desperate to redo it. Welcome to the club! Websites are one of those things that are really hard to get right—especially when you’re on a budget.

Embarking on a redesign can be exciting, overwhelming and treacherous. Here are six tips for getting it right.

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Online fundraising best practices for your organization

Online fundraising is so important for finding the resources to support progressive organizing. But it feels like best practices are often a mystery to people getting started, so we’re sharing some tips and ideas to improve the effectiveness of what you’re doing online. The first and most important principle for online fundraising for non-profits and […]

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4 reasons to use Google Analytics

Google Analytics is by far the most commonly used tool for website analytics. However, in my work as a mentor I’m finding that the tool isn’t as pervasive as we might think. This post explores four reasons why every website should use Google Analytics.

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Please don’t quit! Keeping online staff happy in their jobs

It’s no secret that turnover can sometimes be high in the digital organizing world. It’s a fast-paced environment and new job opportunities pop up every election cycle. This post explores four things you can do to keep your online communications staff happy.

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New Media Mentors: What we’ve been up to

2014 was a great year for New Media Mentors. Here’s why.

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Is Facebook still useful for nonprofits?

Over the last several months and years, changes to Facebook’s algorithm have made it harder and harder for nonprofits to reach their communities on Facebook without paying. A change coming in January of 2015 could eliminate organic reach altogether. So, is Facebook still useful for nonprofits? This post digs into this topic.

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