How To Attract Volunteers To Your Non-Profit Organization

Posted by James Thiessen on May 25, 2016 8:00:00 AM

For a non-profit organization, there is nothing more valuable than your volunteers. They have a significant impact on the organizations ability to execute plans and strategies. Unfortunately, the number of people regularly volunteering has been decreasing. According to a 2015 report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 24.9% of the U.S. population over the age of 16 volunteered at least once in the last year. In 2011, this percentage was 26.8, and in 2005 it was 28.8%.

This decline has caused many organizations to become more desperate because volunteers are such a key piece to raising money for your non-profit. However, there is hope. And it may be found in the millennial generation and their innate desire to do good in the world. 

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Topics: non-profit, Responsive Web Design

Why You Need A Church Website

Posted by James Thiessen on Mar 2, 2016 8:00:00 AM

It used to be that the first impression people would get from a church would be when they walked through the front doors. Somebody with a big smile and a name badge would excitedly want to look newcomers in the eye, shake their hand, and in a very sincere voice say “good morning’. While that still is the case sometimes, it is becoming more common that your church website is the place where people get their first impression of your church. Web design has a huge impact on what people think of your church. If your website is old and outdated, that will be the first impression people get about your church from your website. It’s time for churches to get serious about creating a great website with a great user experience.

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Topics: Web Design, Responsive Web Design