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Matthew Pritchett

Christian, husband, father, business owner, developer.

Category / Nonprofits

5 Best Practices for Nonprofit Websites

5 Best Practices for Nonprofit Websites

The web is an increasingly crowded place. Getting your message out in the sea of other website and connecting with potential volunteers and donors is becoming increasingly difficult. That isn’t even counting the other forms of media that fill our eyes each day. While there is no silver bullet to slaying the perfect website dragon, […]

Why Your NonProfit Needs A Website

Why Your NonProfit Needs A Website

Your organization, church, nonprofit needs a website. If you don’t already believe that, it is my hope that I can help convince you. In today’s highly competitive market for nonprofits and the finite amount of donation dollars available, those with clear, consistent, strong digital platforms are winning the day. Take a look at organizations like […]

July Is WordPress NonProfit Month

July Is WordPress NonProfit Month

Let’s face it, there are a lot of really bad nonprofit websites out there. I mean really, really bad. But there are also some great examples of building a platform, a brand and an audience online in order to fulfil a mission and support a cause. That’s why I’m dedicating July as WordPress nonprofit month. […]

How To Find The Right Fundraising Plugin

There are lots of different  donation and fundraising plugins out there. But what should you look for in a fundraising plugin? Let’s take a look at what some of the top choices have to offer. First, we want to set the things we’re looking for in a fundraising plugin. Our choice will be processing payments through […]

How To Build A Simple Fundraising Site – Part 3

Building a fundraising site for your organization to take donations or raise funds doesn’t have to be a huge pain. While there are many solutions for this and other web services, this is just one approach that can get you online and ready to take donations. Take this simple approach and have something up quickly. […]

How To Build A Simple Fundraising Site – Part 2

Previously, we chose a domain and setup hosting for our site. Now, we’re going to focus on doing some basic setup for our WordPress site and choosing a theme to create the layout and look of our site. WordPress comes pretty well setup out of the box, but there are a few settings that can […]

How To Build a Simple Fundraising Site – Part 1

Building a fundraising site for your organization to take donations or raise funds doesn’t have to be a huge pain. While there are many solutions for this and other web services, this is just one approach that can get you online and ready to take donations. Take this simple approach and have something up quickly. […]

Considerations Before Starting a Church Website

Considerations Before Starting a Church Website

Truly investing in a church website and their online strategy is work.

Our team had invested heavily in this small church’s website.  From architecture to strategy to development and design.  We had given it our all.  They had a solid foundation and gameplan for content and social strategy for at least six months.  Unfortunately, they didn’t want to hire us to continue to walk beside them in executing content. Continue Reading

Church Podcasting – Theme or Plugin?

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve worked with a church that uses WordPress as their CMS of choice and loves it.  Having worked in church tech for several years, I saw this so many times.  It’s a great platform with a low barrier of entry and great resources for those without massive marketing budgets. Continue Reading

Choosing a WordPress theme for church

Finding The Right WordPress Theme For Your Church

It was 2011.

I had just gotten married to my beautiful bride and was looking for a full time, salaried position to begin our new life together.  We had graduated from college a few months before and were starry eyed in love and with hope about the future.  As luck would have it, I found a position at the church we attended as their only web person-guy.  I’m pretty sure that was my title to begin with. Continue Reading