Nonprofits are focused on the greater good of humanity rather than financial gain, which means content for nonprofit websites has to be geared toward the problems nonprofits are addressing and how they are solving them. Earlier this year Firespring.org, a Certified B Corp that provides integrated marketing solutions for nonprofit organizations, surveyed constituents of 17 different nonprofit organizations. Their results give us a snapshot of what donors want to see when they visit non-profit websites.
This report provides a wealth of information for organizations who are brainstorming blog ideas. When it comes to content, Firespring says, “Constituents are most interested in content that explains your organization’s ability to affect positive change”. According to Firspring, the four topics that constituents find the most important are Programs and Services, Goals and Objectives, How Donations are Used, and Stories of Work. We would like to help you cover all four of these in your blog posts.
Today, we’re continuing with part two of our three-part series on content auditing. In part one of this series, we defined content auditing and shared why your company needs to perform an audit. In this post, we’re giving you a step-by-step guide on how to conduct a content audit.
Is Pinterest dying? Not according to CEO, Ben Silbermann, or any digital marketing expert worth their salt. While it’s true that Pinterest gets little respect by social network standards, the truth is Pinterest doesn’t truly fit the criteria of a social network, therefore it shouldn’t be compared to the likes of Facebook or Instagram.
Content marketing is an essential force in today’s marketing strategies yet a 2013 survey conducted by B2B magazine revealed that a third of B2B marketers don’t know where their leads originate because they don’t track them. As an inbound marketing agency, we understand the importance of content audits and how it can change your business’s entire marketing outlook. In today’s blog, we’re beginning a three-part series giving you an in-depth look at content audits starting with exactly what a content audit is and why your business or company needs it for a successful content marketing plan.
Just before the southeastern US ground to a halt due to an onslaught of snow and ice (we’re currently on our fourth snow day in North Mississippi), Mark Zuckerberg announced big changes to Facebook’s algorithm.
You can read his full announcement here:
Online content. You’ve heard the term, and you know it’s key for your online marketing strategy, but perhaps you don’t fully understand all of the elements that make up online content. You see, online content is so much more than well-written, informative words. It’s content with a purpose, with each page designed specifically and intentionally to both inform viewers and to be promoted as valued content worthy of high search engine ranks. From headlines to meta-descriptions to alt text for images, every piece of your content from beginning to end should be working to increase web traffic long after it’s posted to the web.
You’ve just finished the busy, fundraising season of December and (hopefully) you’ve caught your breath a bit and are looking forward to the new year. It’s easy to look at your non profit blog and think “I’m going to publish a post every week this year”. Afterall, January is the optimistic season of resolutions and goal setting.