A question I get asked a lot is “which website builder should I use?” To help you decide, we’re going to consider the pros and cons of a few builder types. In this post, we are considering drag-and-drop website builders such as Wix and Squarespace, static site generators like Hugo and Jekyll, and “Headless” Content Management Systems like Contentful and Prismic.io.
A question I get asked a lot is “which website builder should I use?” To help you decide, we’re going to consider the pros and cons of a few builder types. In this first post, we are considering building a website in raw HTML, using a desktop website designer, and using a traditional Content Management System or CMS, like WordPress or ExpressionEngine. Next week, we’ll consider some newer types of website builders, like drag-and-drop platforms such as Wix and Squarespace.
If you are responsible for communication strategy at a nonprofit organization, chances are you are pretty stretched for time. If you find yourself struggling to stay on top of all the sites you need to check for updates, social media feeds you need to manage, and general life stuff that somehow has to get done, we think you need to check out this tool: IFTT.
IFTT stands for “If This, Then That,” and that pretty much summarizes what it does. You connect web services through what they call an “applet.” Each applet has a trigger it watches for, such as a new contact being added on your phone. When that trigger happens, IFTT swings into action and the applet performs it’s “then that” portion: perhaps adding the same contact to your Google address book, for example.
No matter how you approach it, electronic payments technology is changing the way we transfer money, both for commercial and non-comercial reasons. As the industry continues to diversify, a lot of new options and opportunities will continue to emerge for churches and nonprofits to take use this technology to help them facilitate the important work and ministries they engage in daily.
Trello is a fantastic tool for visual planning and collaboration. Use it to plan worship, events, sermons, and other aspects of your ministry.