Building a Website That Gets Attention With Adam J. Walker : Successful Nonprofits

Episode 49

Building a Website That Gets Attention With Adam J. Walker

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Episode 49

Building a Website That Gets Attention With Adam J. Walker

Listen on  iTunes    Android     Stitcher   Libsyn

by goldenburggroup

If a nonprofit website is not mobile-friendly, it is virtually game over.

This week we enjoyed a lively conversation with the technological renaissance man Adam J. Walker. Adam, a minister turned tech guru, founded the for-profit website development company Sideways8. He also started a nonprofit 48in48, which recruits volunteer coders to build 48 nonprofit websites in 48 hours and launched the podcast Tech Talk Y’all.

*****Timestamped Highlights*****

(6:15) How to develop crisp, clear, and concise text for your website
(8:00) Elements that every nonprofit website should have
(9:15) How to develop a website that speaks to multiple constituencies (volunteers, donors, prospective clients, etc).
(11:30) How to ensure your website is mobile-friendly
(12:30) The benefits and drawbacks of exampled platforms

There are two things to avoid in your website: too much information or a lack of information.

(14:00) Using themes and plug-ins on your website to make it look professional
(18:15) Websites that Adam thinks are excellent (that he did not build)
(20:20) The website building nonprofit 48 in 48 – that recruits volunteer coders to build 48 websites in 48 hours
(24:00) Information about Adam’s podcast Tech Talk Y’all

Links:

Adam’s company Sideways 8 at www.sideways8.com
The nonprofit website building endeavor at www.48in48.org
Tech Talk Y’all Podcast:  www.techtalkyall.com
Adam’s blog at www.adamjwalker.com
Adam on twitter: @ajwalker
www.handsonatlanta.org
http://childrensmuseumatlanta.org

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