WordPress and Nonprofits | Next in Nonprofits Podcast

Recently I had the opportunity to sit down with Steve Boland of Next in Nonprofits to discuss WordPress. I loved this topic because the landscape of website CMS’ is quite confusing, but WordPress can be a great choice for most nonprofits, regardless of size or budget. A few of the […]

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A shared WordPress framework cuts costs for MENTOR and affiliates

The ArcStone team originally sat down with MENTOR MN (formerly the Mentoring Partnership of Minnesota – MPMN) at the beginning of 2016. We reached out because we had just designed and launched the local Big Brothers Big Sisters website and thought there may be a fit. At the time, MPMN was just starting to […]

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How to get your educational nonprofit into classrooms, without leaving the office

Educational nonprofits face some barriers when reaching their target audiences. Nonprofits, in general, are understandably wary of risk-taking since there are no stock options or investments to fall back on. Educational nonprofits are in a uniquely complex industry, with educational institutions showing restraint due to regulation and competition. As a […]

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6 Nonprofit budgeting apps to help better manage funds

The nature of nonprofit work makes it especially important to stay on top of a budget. Fortunately, there are some purposeful apps that make this easier to manage, without taking too much out of your accounting budget. 1. Pennies This user-friendly iOS app lets you set a budgetary goal and an […]

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The science of web forms and why nonprofits need to master it

Web forms are handy ways for organizations to capture insights about users, but research shows there are science-backed principles about web form construction and how to create them for maximum effectiveness. In the nonprofit sector, web forms are also useful for donation collection purposes. Below, we’ll examine some of the […]

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Net neutrality: What this means for you as a nonprofit

Net neutrality is a topic many of us have overlooked. This needs to end now. We’ll explain what this hot button issue is all about and what you can do to prevent the negative impact some big companies are attempting to have on the internet. If you already understand the impact […]

Nonprofit web accessibility – a recap from experts.

You already understand the value of investing in a quality website. Unfortunately, many nonprofits don’t understand the value in ensuring their website is accessible. For many nonprofits, (whether they know it or not) it is already mandatory and for the rest, it soon will be. According to FMJ Law, “if your […]

The human, design and legal implications of web accessibility [Event]

ArcStone’s throwing an event later this month and would like you to come! The event, “The human, design and legal implications of web accessibility” covers some of the common questions about web accessibility. What does web accessibility really mean? What’s it like to use a screen reader to browse the web? […]