If only your work was so inspiring, so important, that someone would come upon your website or your mission statement and decide to donate on the spot. Sorry. That unicorn is fictional. These days, donors require a courtship. They expect you to pull your weight in what genuinely amounts to a relationship. Think that sounds … Continue reading 6 easy ways to turn someone into a donor
Last week we talked about why environmental organizations today have a website. The answer to that may seem clear. In today’s world, it’s an absolute priority. Websites demonstrate you are a legitimate business, you have well educated staff, loyal donors and are an expert in your field. But what elevates a website from just an … Continue reading Exceptional Environmental Websites – Part II
So, you’re an environmental organization and you have a blog. Terrific. You probably think your environmental blog should be about the environment. But, you’d be wrong.
Why is someone on your website? Or, perhaps, the better question is…Why do you have a website? That may seem like an obvious answer. But environmental organizations today face some new challenges when creating or updating websites. The main obstacle arises from the shifting, fluid importance of today’s website. And, equally important, the shifting expectations of readers … Continue reading What Makes an Exceptional Environmental Website – Part I
To say what we mean is harder than it seems. Everyone who’s ever been in a fight with a loved one knows that. But right now, when much of what we read online is doubted, second-guessed or assumed to be fake, getting our message across clearly is more important than ever. I chafe a bit … Continue reading Just. Do. This. One. Thing. It’s harder than it seems.
Today, we’re getting more and more of our important information through online messaging. That includes those all important messages that keep your environmental organization or green business ticking. Whether you’re sending your messages through social media, through email blasts, through Facebook ads or any of the other countless ways to communicate your important message. Some … Continue reading 5 Mistakes You’re Making in Your Environmental Message Right Now