You can’t build a house without a solid foundation and expect it to last. The same is true for a website, which is why your website needs strategy. A digital strategy establishes the overall direction your website will follow. It acts as a North Star, providing a digital purpose and aligning it to your nonprofit …
Website Features for Nonprofits to Consider
You have a unique audience with specific needs that your nonprofit wants to serve. The question becomes how to use technology to help these people. To best serve this audience, you need to understand their unique needs. You also have to think critically about using technology to meet them where they are. This service includes …
Website Accessibility Features for Nonprofits to Consider
Web accessibility isn’t just for organizations trying to reach the masses. It’s essential for anyone with a website, including nonprofit organizations, to consider those with disabilities in your web design. To make your website truly accessible, you have to understand the people in the community you want to serve. You also need to understand their …
Why You Should Redesign Your Website
First impressions are everything. Your website design is more than an outward expression of the positive impact you’re making in the world. It can make or break your audience’s perception of your brand. There are many reasons why you should redesign your website — and they aren’t just limited to cosmetics. How Often to Redesign …
HCD Course Resources for Virtual Collaborations
On April 14, the CauseLabs team signed up for the free Human Centered Design (HCD) course hosted as a collaboration between Acumen and IDEO.org. If you’d like to sign up for this course, it may still be open for enrollment, but if not, they host it annually and our team takes it as a refresher …
Building trust between users and technology
Fostering trust with your users can be a battle, but the rewards you’ll get are worth the fight.
Migrating, Updating & Securing a Local Museum’s Website
One evening in late May I got a phone call from our friends at the museum. It’s always alarming to load your website and realize you’ve been hacked. Regardless of the size or nature of the breach, you feel vulnerable.
The Power of Clickable Prototypes
A clickable prototype links multiple screens together via hotspots that are interacted with via click or tap. The result is a testable, easy-to-update solution to a design problem that users can experience.
5 Considerations for Designing a Learning Management System
If you’re the leader of an organization that offers a curriculum-based program to build young minds, you may be looking to take your impact further by leveraging some type of learning management system. As you may have already discovered, it’s no easy feat.