How Is Your Organization Celebrating Black History Month

How Is Your Organization Celebrating Black History Month?

Beginning in 1926, organizations across the country celebrated Negro History Week, first established in 1926 by Carter G. Woodson to “raise awareness of African American’s contributions to civilization.” In 1976, the celebration was expanded to a month and President Ford urged Americans to “seize the opportunity to honor the too-often neglected accomplishments of black Americans in every area of endeavor throughout our history.” Organizations across the country participate during February, with many arts organizations highlighting artists of color important to their medium or using art to call to attention the contributions, struggles, and history … Read more

Three Things Arts Managers Should Know About Programmers To Save Money And Add Value

Three Things Arts Managers Should Know About Programmers To Save Money And Add Value

Many of my clients have wasted money they spent on programming. I try to tell them how not to, even as the beneficiary of some of this waste. If they insist, though, at some point there’s nothing left to do but shrug and accept a bit more cash in my pocket. The thing is, like most creative professionals, I like to do new and exciting work that efficiently solves problems way more than coding up the first iteration of some idea that is going to require many revisions before any of value … Read more

Keeping Your WordPress Site Running Fast Three Non-Technical Tips Anyone Can Implement

Keeping Your WordPress Site Running Fast. Three Non-Technical Tips Anyone Can Implement.

When it comes to online conversions, speed kills; or to be more precise, lack of speed kills. The long it takes for pages to load, the less likely site visitors will hang around waiting. In many cases, maximizing page speed is something best left to specialists so be sure to ask your provider (or find one). Having said that, there are some things you can do that require little to no technical skills, here are three you can implement at any time. 1. Disable Pingbacks And Trackbacks One of the more interesting … Read more

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