Nonprofit Guides

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Organizing Resources with Post Categories

A Guide to Better SEO Introduction Organizing resources effectively on your WordPress website can enhance user experience and boost your site’s SEO. A well-categorized website makes it easier for visitors to find what they need, and for search engines to index your content properly. Why Categorization Matters Categorizing your content on your WordPress content management […]

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Maximizing Impact: Crafting an Engaging Nonprofit Website for Giving Tuesday & Beyond

Giving Tuesday is not the only day of giving. In today’s digital landscape, your website is core to your organization’s digital presentation to the world, blending storytelling, engagement, and donations. This guide is designed to ensure your website is not just operational, but genuinely compelling and ready to spark generosity. Understanding Your Audience for Nonprofit […]

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SEO Guide: How to Easily Check Your Website’s Backlinks

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is a crucial aspect of digital marketing. One of the key components of SEO is building and maintaining high-quality backlinks. If you’re wondering how to check your business domain’s backlinks and SEO score, you’re in the right place.

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4 Crucial Methods Small Businesses Can Use to Evaluate Website Performance

As a business owner, I sometimes forget about my website and website performance. It is crucial to my business, but if it’s not in crisis, then it’s not top of mind. And I’m a website agency owner! But that’s just it; as an owner, I have a lot of other things on my plate. That’s […]

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How To Clear Your Browser Cache

Clearing your cache is a great first step to troubleshooting a website that starts acting strangely all of a sudden, but what exactly does it mean and how do you go about clearing your browser cache?

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Protecting Your Nonprofit Website From Hackers

Hacking has only been illegal since 1986, so it’s a relatively new crime that can be difficult to get ahead of. Hackers target valuable and vulnerable websites. Nonprofit websites frequently collect valuable information and have little security against information theft. Protecting your nonprofit website is crucial to keeping your community safe. Why Do Hackers Target […]

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5 Ways to Diversify Your Nonprofit Partnerships for a Competitive Edge

Nonprofit partnerships in alignment with your values offer a network of leaders who can help you better identify struggles and solutions within your sector. The success and reputation of your organization depend on embracing a collaborative community mindset, but choosing well and fostering strong partnerships is key. Being intentional with the diversification of your partnerships […]

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HCD Course Resources & Improved 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 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 […]

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Part 5 | Working with the Mission Model Canvas

This is the last section of our 5 part guide to the Mission Model Canvas: your business plan cheat sheet. You can read our previous journals here. Previously, we stepped into the shoes of the customer and identified how we will (10) Engage and (11) Reach the customer; next, we budgeted (12) How much it […]

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Part 4 | Working with the Mission Model Canvas

This is part four of our guide to the Mission Model Canvas: your business plan cheat sheet. Read the first four parts here in our journals. In the previous article, we listed the Key Activities that will (7) Solve the problem; (8) Listed the Key Partners; and identified (9) What we need to test the […]

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Part 3 | Working with the Mission Model Canvas

This is part three of our guide to the Mission Model Canvas: your business plan cheat sheet. Read part one and part two in our journals. Previously, we walked through (4) Write a potential solution, (5) Identify who you will help, and answered (6) “How will this solution make an impact?” In this article, we […]

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Part 2 | Working with the Mission Model Canvas

Welcome to part two of our 5 part guide to the Mission Model Canvas worksheet. In part one, we gave an overview of the first three sections: (1) Start with a mission, (2) Have 3-5 core values, and (3) Define the problem your solution is aiming to solve. In this article, we will walk through […]

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