The Spacious Blog
Planning your new website project can be intimidating. There are so many different directions you can take it. Do you want to be bold and flashy, or do you want to be refined and minimalist? Do you want something trendy or timeless? Most importantly, how do you plan a website that will define your brand […]
When you focus on your beneficiaries, you not only better serve them, you make a powerful and authentic case to your donors about why they should support you.
Instead of seeing your business and the marketplace as one of scarcity and competition, bring a mindset of abundance. Focus on maximizing the value you offer to clients and other business owners, rather than focusing on what you can get from them.
There is a huge difference in how generations think about donations to nonprofits. Older generations tend to be more institutionally aligned. This means they would repeatedly donate to a particular organization, church, political party, etc. In the younger generations, like millennials and Gen-Zers, donors tend to make donations based on what emotionally resonates with them […]
Social proof is the “I’ll have what he’s having” of marketing. When people are talking about your organization outside of your marketing, unsolicited–be it with friends, with family, or on social media–these are all forms of social proof. Social proof is also the most important form of marketing while also being the most difficult to […]
Do you want more engagement from your audience? Talk to them! Obviously, you cannot talk with every single person individually. Much like you, we’re busy. But you can effectively communicate with them through your blog. By keeping a regular blog–whether you post once a month or once a week–you can keep in regular contact with […]
When it comes to communicating with your audience, the first thing that you should worry about is what your customer needs, and how you can help them with it. If your sole message is always “buy from me” without providing any value, it’s going to do more harm than good. The fact that you need […]
One of the most common questions people ask me as a web designer is: “How do I choose the right image type for my website?” This is a great question because the size and file type of images can greatly affect a website’s speed and overall appearance. There are many different options to choose from […]
Just like phones and computers, websites need to be updated every once in a while in order to maintain performance. With every update missed, phones and computers gradually get slower performing basic tasks and running programs. The same goes for websites. When websites are not regularly updated and maintained, performance gradually degrades and it becomes […]
It’s time to redesign your nonprofit’s website, but you don’t know where to start. Here’s my best advice for planning and executing a project that saves you money, avoids common pitfalls, and results in a website you love. Step 1. Define your nonprofit’s goals This is where you get your big picture goals in order. […]
What’s the key to creating worthwhile content as a business owner? Simple, start by answering the questions your clients are already asking you! But how do you know what questions they have? Should you go and post a survey? Not necessary. Here’s a better idea: Keep a Log of Questions Your Clients Are Asking You […]
Coming up with ideas for your nonprofit newsletter is tough. That’s why we did it for you. Here are some ideas you can write about for your next nonprofit newsletter. Send Your Updates Sending out updates in your newsletter is a great way to keep people informed about your nonprofit. Sometimes social media algorithms don’t […]