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Purposeful Conversation – Alexa Stuart

By Chijo Takeda

Dogpaw Studio founder, Chijo Takeda, started the Purposeful Conversation Series with the goal of speaking to nonprofit leaders about their goals, passions, and roadblocks in carrying out their purposeful missions. He hopes to give back to the nonprofit community with insights and resources to help them elevate their organizations based on the knowledge gained. Here…

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100th Purposeful Conversation

By Chijo Takeda

Dogpaw Studio founder, Chijo Takeda, started the Purposeful Conversation Series with the goal of speaking to nonprofit leaders about their goals, passions, and roadblocks in carrying out their purposeful missions.   Here is the recording and transcript of Purposeful Conversation #100 with Rhea Wong who is a fundraising badass helping nonprofits to help more people.…

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Video Testimonial – Jill Groves – Golden Bond Rescue

By Chijo Takeda

Prefer to read? We’ve transferred Jill’s testimonial into a blog. Read below to get a full rundown of how Dogpaw Studio helped a nonprofit increase visibility and revenue so that they can rescue more dogs in need. The Testimonial Transcript: Jill Groves – Golden Bond Rescue Hi, my name is Jill groves. I’m president of…

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Our 7 Step Process for Creating Highly Effective Nonprofit Websites

By Chijo Takeda

If you lead a nonprofit, chances are that you know how difficult it can be to get all the support you need to effectively complete your mission. Gaining donors is the most fundamental way for an organization to work towards their goals, providing all the revenue they need to pour back into their outreach and…

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26 Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

By Chijo Takeda

There is a wide range of ways to fundraise for your nonprofits. There is always a way to get people engaged in your organization based on fun events and activities you can plan to raise the money you need for your nonprofit. Below are some fundraising ideas that are good for both nonprofits that are…

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Which website builder is best for nonprofits?

By Chijo Takeda

A website is essential for your nonprofit. Not only do you get information out to the masses on your website, but you also build trust and give donors and volunteers the chance to get to know your organization. It also needs to be engaging and converts users to supporters.  It needs not only to be…

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Five Things to Consider When You’re Creating a Nonprofit Website

By Chijo Takeda

Introduction Creating any website requires skill and strategy. Creating a nonprofit website is an entirely different ball game altogether. In fact, creating a nonprofit website is truly an art. There are multiple aspects to balance, which can be quite tricky. You need to ensure that your site is mobile-friendly, aesthetically pleasing with compelling content and…

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How To Take The Best Photos For Your Brand

By Heather Gingrich

Good photography is essential for a brand’s online presence. Photos will draw people into your content, and they’re also the first impressions of your company that consumers see. To make sure you always have great photos to share with the world, follow these simple tips for taking excellent shots. In this blog, you’ll learn four…

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On-page SEO: How to optimize your website for higher rankings on search engines

By Chijo Takeda

In this video I will show you how to optimize your website for potential customers and search engines so that you can: Attract more qualified leads to your website Increase your revenue Grow your business Enjoy more time with family and friends Dogpaw Studio are a Portland web design company for nonprofits, healthcare & mission-drive…

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A Website Homepage That Converts

By Chijo Takeda

Do you have a business website not getting you enough leads? Or do you have a nonprofit website that doesn’t get you enough donations? I was recently invited to a local chamber of commerce to teach business owners and nonprofit leaders how to get a website homepage that gets more paying clients and enthusiastic donors.…

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