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CiviCRM’s Powerful Custom Reporting Helps Create Targeted Groups for Year-End Fundraising

November 20th, 2017 / Titania Porter / 0 comments

(and for your Christmas thank-you notes!) We start with Advanced Search and move on to additional and/or logic to create “smart groups” that update themselves to fit your chosen criteria. Build Your First Group 1. Go to Search > Advanced Search to build your first group. 2. Select criteria for our Level 1 Contributors for […]

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Behind the Scenes of a Global Nonprofit Providing Bicycle Relief

November 10th, 2017 / Kate Hannigan / 0 comments

Devastating natural disasters have become an all-too-familiar phenomenon in recent years, especially on the heels of 2017’s deadly hurricanes, floods, and fires. While it will take years for some of these communities to rebuild, occasionally we hear about incredible examples of people coming together to help each other rise above the hardships and inspire us […]

Behind the Scenes of a Small Nonprofit Helping Syrian Refugees

October 31st, 2017 / Kate Hannigan / 0 comments

It’s always interesting and instructive to see how things happen. How a home chef makes a perfect lemon meringue pie. How an interior designer pulls together a room. How a nonprofit cultivates a community. In Chicago, as with cities around the United States, nonprofits have responded to the Syrian refugee crisis in massive and impressive […]

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Giving Page 101: The Anatomy of An Effective Donation Page

October 20th, 2017 / Marisa Porter / 0 comments

Someone here at Wanna Pixel (may have been me) said that websites are like a big box of beautifully synchronized moving parts, and front-end design just a veneer on the outside. But since the veneer is the only part that people will ever see, it better be amazing. Nobody will ever see the inside of […]

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Giving Page 101: 7 Tips for Creating a Successful Year-End Donation Page

October 6th, 2017 / Kelly Kulp / 0 comments

Believe it or not, it’s that time of year again. The time that your nonprofit starts to prepare for an influx of donations for your year-end giving campaign. We know that this time of year can bring some serious stress on your team, and we wanted to help! One of the most important things to […]

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Treat Your Website Project Like an Investment, not an Expense

September 21st, 2017 / Titania Porter / 0 comments

I’ve always believed that if you put in the work, the results will come. —Michael Jordan True! But Michael Jordan wouldn’t have become a legendary basketball player if he hadn’t had an idea of what kind of commitment he needed in order to get the results he dreamed of. In the same way, there are […]

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Tips for Creating a Nonprofit Website Part I: Choosing Your Primary Audience

September 11th, 2017 / Marisa Porter / 2 comments

1: Choose one primary audience of your homepage. This might be the most important point in all of our websites for the nonprofits series. Choose one audience, and focus your energy on it. Simplify your home page’s message. Remember, you only have 3 seconds. At first, this seems impossible to our clients. But if you […]

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SEO Part IV: Do You Feel Like Google Is Holding Your Website Hostage?

August 22nd, 2017 / Mindy Schoeneman / 0 comments

SEO this, SEO that Have you been following along with our series of articles on SEO? A brief recap on what we’ve covered so far: Content is vital to ranking well, and well-written content will also help you reach your goals. Backlinks are like neon signs pointing to your website that say, “This is a […]

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A Look Behind the Design for the Denver Analytics Forum Event Website

August 22nd, 2017 / Marisa Porter / 0 comments

We at Wapix are so honored to have designed and built the website for the event we are hosting in partnership with Tech4Good Denver: Google Analytics for Nonprofits. The first-build version was built around the idea of the upward rise Google hopes you’ll see in your analytics. It was a bit stark and used bright […]

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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, […]