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Top trends in nonprofit website design

The goal of a nonprofit organization’s website is pretty straightforward. A nonprofit wants to present itself in a manner which encourages individuals and organizations to donate money, time or other resources to further their cause.

If you work for a nonprofit organization and you find yourself tasked with creating or improving your organization’s web presence, you probably realize that this isn’t as simple as it may seem. Not just any website will do, if you want to boost awareness for your nonprofit.

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Every website (whether for a nonprofit or not) should draw people in, and tell them why they should care about your mission. In order to make this happen effectively, you should be aware of some important design trends for nonprofit websites.

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10 signs you should invest In a new website design

Your website is your online identity. It’s probably also fair to say that however your website looks and behaves will inform most of your audience’s opinion of you. So, if you’re sites clunky, your audience may negatively perceive your business.

To change your target audience’s overall perception of your brand, take a careful look at your website design. If it suffers from one or more of these design issues, it’s time to invest in a new website design. Continue Reading

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5 tips on designing for your target audience

Whether you are a new business, organization or brand you’ve likely spent a lot of time researching your target audience.

You have to know who you are talking to in order to properly market your products or services. You also need to know how to talk to your audience. What forms of communication are they most responsive to? Websites, social media, print materials, mailers? Once you have a solid idea of who you’re talking to and how to do it, you have to design your marketing campaign.

Designing for your target audience can make or break you. Your overall design is your first impression to your target audience, and you only get one first impression. To make sure you turn your first introduction into a lasting relationship, read on for 5 tips on how to design for your target audience. Continue Reading

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Elements for creating a cohesive brand

A business’s brand is quite simply its identity. It’s a story you want to tell your target audience– a story that expresses the promises you will make to your consumers. Branding spans everything you do from your website design, to print materials and conventions or conferences you sponsor.

Since your brand is all about reminding your consumers who you are and what you have to offer, it is crucial you are presenting a cohesive brand in everything you do. If you aren’t, you run the risk of confusing your audience with an unclear message.

Read these 4 tips for ideas on creating a more cohesive brand. Continue Reading

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