Redstart Creative Team Barbeque

Last month, Redstart Creative had their first annual family barbeque. This was a wonderful chance to visit with everyone’s families, play games and kick off the summer. The beautiful weather provided the perfect back-drop for an afternoon of food and drinks on the porch and games on the lawn. Yummy barbeque was enjoyed along with…

Website Redesign Groundwork in 4 Steps

Our portfolio is full of examples of website redesigns and our recent website design work. There is a lot of conversation regarding redesigning websites for mobile compatibility or simply refreshing your look for 2015. Jumping on the bandwagon feet first is tempting for many website owners. It is important to consider a few details before…

Adapting Your Website “Mobilegeddon”

On April 21, Google changed their search algorithm. Sites that are not mobile-friendly will now receive a lower ranking in searches on mobile devices. Rankings from searches on a desktop will not be affected. Google remains the overwhelming top choice for search engines, so this change has the potential to impact the ability of organizations…

Fresh Ideas and Collaboration

By Rebecca Teaff, Owner and Chief Creative Officer From March 29-31 I attended the Association of Fundraising Professionals International Fundraising Conference in Baltimore with over 3,500 attendees. I was a first time attendee, but luckily knew a bit of what to expect because I served on the AFP Maryland Chapter Host Committee. First off, what…

Website Redesign: The Final Jumpstart Step

Crafting the identity of a new or young organization is a careful process requiring several steps. We have explored this process over the past year through our progress with the first Jumpstart for Nonprofit’s recipient, Our Heroes Network.  The organization, which works with veterans and first responders who are afflicted with Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder…

Making Your Website Work for You

Between several website design projects and the relaunch of our own website, the topic of developing a successful site has been on my mind a lot lately. This article from the Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration (Sofii) outlines how to improve your website as a fundraising tool. But it is good advice for anyone…