Nonprofit Website Blog

December 30, 2021

5 Fundraising Trends to Watch for in 2022

After everything that took place in 2020-2021, it is not an understatement to say that fundraising was forever changed. So many incredible nonprofits pivoted their donation experience to survive the…
December 27, 2021

January is the Best Time to Focus on Donor Retention

With almost ⅓ of all donations being given in December, they are in big part from new donors. In fact, an estimated 70% of one-time donations come from donors who…
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December 21, 2021

Nonprofit Digital Marketing Trends for 2022

It’s that time of year again, folks. The time when we simultaneously look back on the past year while planning for the year ahead. Here are the top digital marketing…
December 1, 2021

Creating Data-Driven Impact Reports Fun & Informative

How do your donors know that your nonprofit is making an impact? Well, they don’t. Unless you tell them.Nonprofit impact reports are data-driven documents that communicate the difference your organization…
CampaignDonation Strategies
November 22, 2021

How can you step up your recurring donor strategy?

We live in a subscription-based world. We have monthly subscriptions to our TV shows, our meal plans, our self-care boxes, our hobbies, our kid’s education and even our dog treats,…
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November 15, 2021

Gamification Websites for Nonprofit Fundraising

We all have something in common - we don’t want to be bored. In fact, while I know this blog post I’m writing will be filled with useful information, I…
Nonprofit Marketing
November 10, 2021

10 Creative Ways to Say Thank You to Donors

Does this blog post even need an intro? Everyone above the age of two knows you must say thank you when someone gives you something. And every nonprofit professional knows…
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November 3, 2021

Corporate Social Responsibility: What it is, why it’s important, and how to start

We are so amazed every day by the nonprofits we work with who are out there saving the world. But it isn’t just the nonprofits and their generous donors who…
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November 1, 2021

Giving Tuesday 2021 Prep

Giving Tuesday 2021 is right around the corner. If you want a successful campaign this giving season, now is the time to start planning and prepping. And we are here…
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October 26, 2021

California Enacts Law to Regulate Online Fundraising Platforms

Fundraising platforms, and the whole online giving ecosystem, is changing - and in a big way. On October 7, 2021, California Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Assembly Bill 488.…
Nonprofit Web Design
October 20, 2021

Halloween Special: Spooky Scary Web Trends from the Early Internet

We’ve shared how to modernize your website and how to know when your website just plain sucks. Now, in honor of spooky season, we thought we’d visit the scariest trends…
Nonprofit Web Design
October 12, 2021

4 More Nonprofit Website Redesigns – Before & After

Your digital presence has to be on point. It is your greatest marketing tool. Your website can drive donations, connect people to life-saving resources, and spread awareness of your cause.…
Donation Strategies
October 8, 2021

5 Ways to Modernize the Donation Experience

Offering an easy donation experience is key to attracting more supporters. But easy doesn’t have to mean boring or old-fashioned. When you modernize the donation experience and make it easy, you…
CampaignDonation StrategiesFundraisingGiving Tuesday
September 30, 2021

How to Ask for Donations During Giving Season

Giving Tuesday is right around the corner, and that means that the season of generosity is kicking off soon. With more than 30% of all donations taking place in December,…
Nonprofit Web Design
September 20, 2021

Top 10 Psychology Principles Every Nonprofit Web Designer Should Learn

Hot Take: Web designers don’t make websites for their clients.  Weird, right? So what do they do? Web designers are actually in the business of making websites for their client’s…
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September 14, 2021

Optimizing Your Nonprofit Marketing Funnel

If you haven’t read the post explaining what Nonprofit Marketing Funnels are and how to create one, you should do that before we dive into how to optimize them... Done?…
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September 8, 2021

The Nonprofit Marketing Funnel – What it is, why you need one and how to get started

Think of how many different ways a new donor might discover and interact with your nonprofit. It seems there are endless ways to connect with potential supporters: email, snail mail,…
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August 17, 2021

Giving Season Roundup – All the top posts you need to succeed

#GivingTuesday is right around the corner, and that means the whole Giving Season is about to kick off! We’ve rounded up some of our most helpful posts to help you…
Nonprofit Marketing
August 3, 2021

It’s almost National Nonprofit Day! How are you celebrating?

Less than two weeks until National Nonprofit Day! Do you have your balloons? Did you order the cake? What’s on your DJ set list?  Ok, so that might be going…
Nonprofit Logo Design
August 2, 2021

The Olympic Games Logo Timeline – Every Logo for Every Olympics Since 1932

Want to take a trip through time? Here is a compilation of every single Olympic logo since 1932. And here are a few fun facts for you. Both the 1940…
Nonprofit Web Design
July 28, 2021

How to Know if Your Website Sucks (and what to do about it)

There is a question we hear a lot as web designers - How often should I redesign my website? You’ll hear a lot of people say 3-5 years is the…
Nonprofit Marketing
July 9, 2021

How to Build Trust as a Nonprofit

People want to get involved. They are more aware and more passionate about causes and social issues than ever before. But according to the Edelman Trust Barometer, people are also…
Nonprofit Web Design
July 7, 2021

How to Test New Ideas on your Nonprofit Website

We talk a lot about how you need to test what works and what doesn't. It is the entire idea behind agile web development. It is how you improve upon…
June 28, 2021

Cryptocurrency Donations & Other Modern Donation Options

When you picture someone making a donation, what comes to mind? Is it writing a check? Handing over cash? Or, if you’re like me, you thought of someone making an…
Donation Strategies
June 21, 2021

Top Fundraising Plugins for Nonprofits

One of the many things we love about WordPress is all the plugins that are available. There are some truly powerful plugins that expand the functionality of your site, including…
Nonprofit MarketingNonprofit Web Design
June 15, 2021

Nonprofit Virtual Event Recap: The Classy Collaborative 2021

Last week, Mittun had the pleasure of attending the Classy Collaborative. This virtual event allowed us to meet other professionals in the nonprofit sector, learn more about how we can…
Nonprofit MarketingNonprofit Web Design
June 8, 2021

Classy Collaborative – Rethinking the Future of Philanthropy Recap

Yesterday was the first day of The Collaborative - the virtual nonprofit conference of the year put on by Classy. After attending “Where Do We Go From Here? Rethinking the…
Nonprofit Marketing
June 2, 2021

Google Analytics for Nonprofit: A Starter Guide

I’ll be the first to admit it - we’re kind of nerds over here at Mittun. Sure, we can pretend we’re cool for staying on top of the trends and…
Nonprofit Marketing
May 25, 2021

How to Ensure Brand Consistency Across Your Nonprofit’s Initiatives

“Should we use the same branding collateral — like videos and images — across our different initiatives? Or do we need to create new content and logos for each?” “How…
May 18, 2021

NFT Auctions for Nonprofit Fundraising – What they are & what you should know

Back in March, the art world was shook when an NFT was auctioned off for $69.3 million. Yes, a piece of digital art sold for millions of dollars. Since then,…
May 12, 2021

ADA Compliancy Tax Credit for Nonprofits & Businesses

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) passed in 1990 ensured that individuals with disabilities were protected from discrimination and received reasonable accommodation in the workplace, school and other environments. As…
FundraisingNonprofit Web Design
May 4, 2021

Hybrid Fundraising Events: What Your Website Needs

After more than a year into this pandemic, a lot of people have Zoom fatigue and can’t wait to attend in-person fundraising events again. But there are others who would…
Nonprofit Web Design
April 26, 2021

Agile Web Development & Growth Driven Design for Nonprofits

The energy of a room changes when someone suggests that their nonprofit needs a website redesign. Minds go to budgets and time constraints. Visions of red tape and brutal conversations…
Creating a Campaign PageNonprofit Web Design
April 7, 2021

Your Nonprofit’s Official Guide to Creating an Awesome Campaign Page in WordPress

If you've been around WordPress, you know that there is a plugin for everything. Like Cornify, which makes unicorns dance on the screen after 5 seconds of inactivity, or Joy,…
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March 15, 2021

How to optimize your nonprofit website content SEO

You finally launched your new nonprofit website. You've shared it on social media and announced it in an email blast. Emails are coming in, your social media notifications are blowing…
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March 11, 2021

5 Nonprofit Website Redesigns in 2021

Your website is important. Keeping it fresh and functional is a vital part of engaging with your audience. It spreads your message, solicits donors and provides information to the demographics…
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March 8, 2021

How to Build the Best Landing Pages for Nonprofits

Let’s set the stage. You’re a nonprofit marketing professional. It is your responsibility to manage the website, the blog, the digital ads, the print ads, and the emails. You need…
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February 25, 2021

Mittun’s Favorite Fonts of 2021

The words on your website matter. They tell the story of the people you help, the mission you are on, and your organization's goals for the future. They carry a…
Nonprofit Web Design
February 18, 2021

5 Awesome Nonprofit Website Redesigns – Before & After

Your website is your most important marketing tool. We've talked about why your digital presence has to be on point, but now we want to show you the magic that…
BusinessNonprofit Marketing
February 11, 2021

The Nonprofit Guide to Google Ads

We’ve all seen them. Type pretty much anything into the search bar and your top few results will be Google Ads - paid online advertising with Google. And here’s how…
Nonprofit Web Design
February 5, 2021

20 Classy Fonts to Consider for your Next Nonprofit Fundraising Campaign

You don't want your website to simply be "good enough." If you are handling a nonprofit’s website design, email newsletters, or any other promotional material, then it’s likely that you’ve…
Nonprofit Web Design
January 19, 2021

How to pick the right assets and stock photos for your Nonprofit Website

Photography can make or break a website. Think of the Apple website. Those perfect, shiny, inspiring photos of their products feel high-tech and expensive. You feel like you're part of…
CampaignDonation StrategiesFundraising
January 15, 2021

Which Nonprofit Online Fundraising Platform is Right for Your Organization?

When so many fundraising efforts turned to virtual events in 2020, the nonprofit sector got a good look at what fundraising software works, what doesn’t and how to choose the…
Nonprofit Web Design
January 1, 2021

The 6 Biggest Time Wasters for Nonprofits (And How to Avoid Them)

What's that phrase? Work smarter, not harder. With 2021 finally here, we're hearing what changes nonprofits want to make, what New Year's Resolutions they are committed to, and what fresh energy they…
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December 30, 2020

Why Nonprofit Web Design Matters – Your Website Can’t Just Be “Good Enough”

“Meh, good enough.” This is an appropriate response to many things, like when you clean the visible half of the room to prepare for a Zoom meeting or miss a…
BusinessDonation StrategiesNonprofit Web Design
December 17, 2020

What Makes A Great Online Donation Form? And How to Give a Good One a Boost.

Here at Mittun, we spent Giving Tuesday donating to many worthy causes across the country. While we support their missions, it was also part of a research project with the…
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December 12, 2020

4 Ways to Keep Your Fundraising Strategy Flexible in 2021

Show of hands - who stuck with the 2020 marketing strategy they had outlined at the end of 2019? Anyone, anyone? Bueller?  If we can take one thing from 2020,…
Donation StrategiesFeatured
December 2, 2020

So You Launched Your Campaign, Now What? 5 Ways to Empower Donors to Share Your Message

So you’re getting ready to launch a social media fundraising campaign to drive money for your nonprofit. You’ve put in a ton of hard work on the backend to make…
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November 27, 2020

Nonprofit Digital Marketing Trends for 2021

We’re at that point where we should reflect on the past year and look ahead to the new trends as we finetune our digital marketing strategies. In any other year,…
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November 23, 2020

Nonprofit Web Platform Comparison

Mittun has been around the block a few times. In order to ensure we are recommending and using the best tools for nonprofit websites, we have to give them a…
Nonprofit Marketing
November 20, 2020

FREE Thanksgiving Graphics for Nonprofits

Check out these fun, FREE Thanksgiving graphics we created for you to share on your nonprofit’s social media accounts or wherever else you choose! Instagram: Facebook: Story Template: Download all…