Best of the Wild Apricot Blog in 2013

Lori Halley 16 December 2013 0 comments

As 2013 draws to a close, we thought we'd take a look back to see what topics captured our blog readers' attention this year. So we checked out our blog stats to identify the top posts (e.g. most viewed) from the Wild Apricot Blog this year.

Top posts each month - free non-profit webinar round-ups

We found that like last year, the most popular posts were our monthly round-ups of free non-profit webinars. Once we took these out of the mix, here are the top 20 most viewed blog posts:

  1. Why Visuals Are So Valuable
    Visuals can add value to your website - capturing attention and helping visitors understand your mission or message. Here are some thoughts and tips on creating and sourcing visuals.

  2. Wild Apricot is the #1 Most Popular Membership Management Software

    Here are the highlights of Capterra's recently released Top 20 Most Popular Membership Management Software Solutions, in which Wild Apricot ranked #1!

  3. 7 Secrets For Successful Board Meetings

    Here are 7 secrets to help build better board teams and work towards more effective board meetings.

  4. Event Planning - A New Normal

    Technology and social media are changing events and creating a "new normal" in terms of how we "market, consume and measure events." Here are some thoughts and tips to help small organizations update their events.

  5. Our Dream For Small Non-profits in 2013

    The Nonprofit Blog Carnival wanted to know our "Big Dream for 2013" so here's our dream for small non-profits.

  6. Saying Thank You Like You Mean It

    As American Thanksgiving approaches and we take stock of all that we’re grateful for - are your donors and supporters top of your list?

  7. Data for Good From the Non-profit Blog Carnival

    Here's the June Nonprofit Blog Carnival round-up on "Data for Good". Great advice and tips on measurement and data analysis for non-profits.

  8. Building Community on Your Website

    One way to keep members and supporters coming back to your website, is by creating a sense of community. Here are some tips and ideas for building community through your website.

  9. Planning for Next Year’s Volunteers

    If you are in the midst of planning for 2014 - here are some ideas and resources to help with volunteer retention, transitions, and recruitment in the coming year.

  10. 4 Reasons Why You Should Be Blogging

    Here are 4 key reasons why your organization should have a blog, as well as a Movie Monday video that offers a look at how one organization "built excitement and community engagement" with a blog.

  11. Applying "Contagious Content" Framework to Non-profit Emails

    Can we apply the "six STEPPS to crafting contagious content" to non-profit emails?

  12. 4 Reasons Why You Need a Board Recruitment Process

    Here are 4 reasons to develop a board recruitment process and a new resource that can help.

  13. 5 Tips for Getting Your Event Message Out

    Here are 5 tips for finding new ways to get your event’s message out this year.

  14. 4 Things Membership Organizations Can Learn From Innovative Companies

    The list of 50 Most Innovative Companies offers some ideas for membership organizations for 2013.

  15. Website Spring Cleaning To Do List

    Is it time you gave your website a little refresh? Check out the new resource in our Hub: Website Spring Cleaning "To Do" List.

  16. Thoughts on Membership Dues and Don’ts

    Is your organization raising membership fees this year? Here is some insight into membership dues and don'ts.

  17. Getting Volunteers Off To A Good Start

    Here are some ideas, tips and resources to help you get your volunteers off to a good start this year.

  18. Do You Have a Membership Content Strategy?

    What is a content strategy and how does it apply to small membership organizations?

  19. Resources to Help With Fall Planning

    Here are 12 resources to help get you started with fall planning.

  20. Serving Up Satisfying Website Content

    Here are some tips and resources to help you serve up satisfying website content.

We hope you enjoy the top 20 posts and continue to follow the Wild Apricot Blog in the coming year.

Tell us - what is your favorite among the top 20?

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Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot] Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]

Posted by Lori Halley [Engaging Apricot]

Published Monday, 16 December 2013 at 8:30 AM

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