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Ten Things To Consider When Selecting a Member Database for your Nonprofit

August 15th, 2017 / Gerry Rasel / 0 comments

Gerry Rasel speaks from experience when it comes to selecting databases. In fact, the whole team at the Colorado Nonprofit Association has put a lot of effort into making their high-traffic system work fluidly for front-end and back-end users. Quite a feat when you consider the complexities an organization like theirs requires. Thank you, Gerry, […]

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How To Use CiviCRM’s Mosaico Extension To Create Responsive Emails

August 10th, 2017 / Marisa Porter / 0 comments

At Wanna Pixel, Inc., we have been excited about Mosaico, a drag and drop email builder native to CiviCRM, for quite awhile. Most designers and nonprofit staff alike have struggled to use the CiviCRM mailing feature to create responsive email campaigns. Three years ago, I wrote an article about the responsive template I created for CiviCRM […]

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SEO Part 3: Optimizing Your Images for Users and Crawlers

August 1st, 2017 / Mindy Schoeneman / 0 comments

SEO-Friendly Images Who doesn’t know the quote from Field of Dreams? “If you build it, they will come.” While it’s a throwback to 1989, the sentiment is something that often still prevails today in the business and nonprofit world. Unfortunately, building a website and hitting the publish button isn’t enough to bring in visitors. You […]

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How To Use Font Awesome In Your Designs

July 26th, 2017 / Marisa Porter / 1 comment

Sometime after I started using Font Awesome on my websites, I was overjoyed to learn how to use them in designs. It’s pretty cool and very easy. (See my tutorial on how to use font awesome on your site). Step 1: Go to this page http://fontawesome.io/ And click download. When the box pops up, click […]

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How To Use Font Awesome On Your Site

July 26th, 2017 / Marisa Porter / 1 comment

If you love SVGs, you probably have already discovered the beauty of Font Awesome. If not, here’s a little tutorial for how to get beautiful, scalable icons on your site without going through all the hassle of creating SVGs. It’s also more secure. Because it’s a font and not a graphic, the CSS can be […]

Understanding SEO: Backlinks

Understanding SEO: Why You Need to Develop Your Backlinks

July 6th, 2017 / Mindy Schoeneman / 0 comments

Ranking on Google We started a series of posts about understanding SEO. To read the first post, which is all about SEO-friendly content, take a look at it here. In that post, Wanna Pixel team member Mindy Schoeneman talked about the importance of creating content while keeping the most important SEO metric in mind—human connection. […]

SEO for Nonprofits

Understanding SEO: What Powerful SEO-Friendly Content Looks Like for NPOs

June 22nd, 2017 / Mindy Schoeneman / 0 comments

Does ranking well in Google seem like an impossible task for your organization? Wanna Pixel’s team member Mindy Schoeneman has developed a few articles to help organizations understand the most influential ranking factors, starting with content. Mindy has been a content marketer and writer since 2012, and she is best known for her organic approach […]

Instagram for Nonprofits to Follow

Ten Instagram Accounts for Nonprofits To Follow

June 22nd, 2017 / Marisa Porter / 0 comments

I love Instagram. I believe it’s one of the best places to tell your stories and connect with others. It’s warm, intimate, colorful, and educational. The communities within Instagram are social, active, and supportive. Nonprofits often ignore the power of Instagram. But some are doing an amazing job of telling their stories and connecting with […]

Four Denver-Based Nonprofits Making a Big Impact!

June 22nd, 2017 / Kelly Kulp / 0 comments

Have we mentioned that we love nonprofits? Yes, we’re a tech company, but our desire is to use our tech expertise to help nonprofits multiply their impact in their communities and around the world. We work for organizations all over the United States and the world, but we’re headquartered out of Denver, Colorado. During the […]

Top 10 Nonprofit Events in 2017

Top 10 Nonprofit Events in 2017 (Plus a Sneak Peek at 2018)

June 8th, 2017 / Kelly Kulp / 0 comments

Let’s face it, as a professional working to change the world in the nonprofit sector, you can only do so much. You have limited time, resources, and staff to accomplish the good work that you do. Taking time away to attend a conference means pulling from all of these areas, so it better be worth […]