If a nonprofit organization you still have non-profit website, it is time to obtain a website. The website will help you keep in touch with supporters and sponsors. It will help spread your message across to a large audience on the internet. It will also help collect donations and it will make this task easier.
There are many methods to build a nonprofit website. You can of course do it yourself. Nowadays it is very easy and inexpensive to build a website. You need to buy a domain name, which will cost you about $ 10, you need to get web hosting that you host your website on the internet, and you need to build your website. Web hosting could cost you anything from $ 7 to $ 30 a month, depending on the web hosting company you choose. Get a domain name and web hosting company is very easy and simple, so I will not write much about it. You can find lots of information on the subject online, or you can follow my advice I will give to you later, and avoid a lot of headaches when getting your website online.
How can you build your website depends a lot on the budget
There are several options here :.
1. You can simply go to wordpress.com and you can build your website on the WordPress platform, which is free and easy to use. When building a nonprofit website one of the most important things is the template. You really need a professional nonprofit website templates. You can get free templates of WordPress. There are actually a lot of free website templates for WordPress, but the problem is you will not get a free template that goes well with the help of the company.
2. To achieve professional looking website you can use the free services of WordPress, but you should take the WordPress platform and get your own domain and host your website on other non WordPress web hosting. It will cost you more, but you will be the sole owner of the website. You should also order website templates for your site. Of course, if your budget is so tight that you can not do it, you can go with a free blog from WordPress. Later, when the budget will increase as you collect enough money and donations through your website, you can get your own domain name, web hosting and templates designed for you by a professional designer.
3. If your budget allows, you should skip the options 1 and 2 described above, you should use the services of one of the companies that specialize in building websites for nonprofits. When you decide to choose the services of such a company, you simply can choose the template you want. All these templates are designed specifically for the help of websites, the template have all the features you need.
The good point is that many of these companies will give you such a website for free and they will also build a website for you for free. You do not have to worry about anything. What’s the catch? You must sign up for a web hosting service, which is no big deal, because this will also free you from the trouble of looking for a web hosting company. In this way you can get your nonprofit website without headache, fast and easy, and quite cheap.