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.
(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 using exampled platforms
(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 mentioned in the show:
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
Websites Adam recommends you check out:
About Successful Nonprofits Podcast Host Dolph Goldenburg
Dolph is recognized as a high performance leader in the nonprofit sector who served as a nonprofit CEO for a dozen years and a fundraiser for an additional ten years. Author of the book Successful Nonprofits Build Supercharged Boards, Goldenburg also founded a boutique consulting firm based in Atlanta.
His multi-state consulting practice provides interim executive transition, strategic planning, and organizational development services. The Goldenburg Group's clients have annual operating budgets ranging from $25,000 to over $25 million deployed in the areas of housing, education, civil rights, arts and culture, workforce development, health services, and community-based services.
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