ARTS ADVOCACY ALERT: Don’t Let .ORG Registry Be Sold To A Private Equity Firm #SaveDotOrg

Everyone in this field is likely aware of how important the .ORG domain extension is to nonprofits. And for nearly two decades, decisions regarding how .ORG registrations and renewals are handled have been the purview of the Internet Society (ISOC). This organization is responsible for policy decisions such as registration fees, suspensions, and rights protections. A recent action alert from NTEN highlights a plan by ISOC to sell off the Public Interest Registry to a private equity firm. Have you heard the news? Control of the .ORG domain is being sold to … Read more

Should You Use MailChimp’s New Website Builder?

Quick Answer: No. Longer Answer: MailChimp recently added a website builder to its suite of features. This is a logical addition especially because MC is looking to become a full-service CRM platform. The website builder is easy-to-use and lightweight, but it doesn’t have enough features for what most arts organizations need. That said, it could be useful to very small organizations building a first website or making the move from Wix or Weebly. I could also see it being a good option for individual artists. If you do not fall into one … Read more

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