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Website Audit

Help Solar Austin assess whether or not their current website is optimally supporting its mission and goals, and outline the scope for needed changes and improvements.
Solar Austin
Austin, TX, USA
Cause
Environment

Posted May 21st

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Project Details

What We Need
  • Feedback on the current website’s layout, user functionality, visual design, content, and other key features
  • Clear articulation of the Organization’s goals for the website
  • Recommendations for improvements to help achieve the Organization’s desired goals
  • Note: If you are looking for a more specific, in-depth audit of your website's design and usability, try our Website Usability Audit project
Additional Details

We need help improving the accessibility/coherence of Solar Austin's mission/organization structure, events, donation/subscription channels, and much more. We are really trying to learn how to best update/improve the overall site function/design.

What We Have In Place
  • We currently have a simple Wordpress website template, which should make it easy for you to get started. We also have a staff member ready to lend an extra hand, and the ability to provide any other information you need.
How This Will Help
This project will save us $6,772 , allowing us to channel our limited resources to support our nonprofit's pilot programs!

All of our resources are currently going to growing our solar education and internship programs, meaning these vital marketing materials continue to fall behind. It's become apparent that Solar Austin's dated website is impairing our outreach and fundraising initiatives.

Project Plan

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Prep: Goal Setting
  • Volunteer Manager provides overview of current website and any past analysis
  • Professional connects with Volunteer Manager for a brainstorming/overview session and gathers information on the Organization’s goals, target audiences and desired functionality or uses of the website
  • Professional and Volunteer Manager outline next steps and timeline for the project
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Milestone 1: Initial Review & Feedback
  • Professional reviews current website pages, site map, any past statistical research into site performance and available traffic data
  • Professional analyzes current site layout, visuals and content, and delivers a draft document detailing the strategies, objectives and recommended tactics for proposed changes to the website
  • Volunteer Manager reviews draft and provides feedback to the Professional
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Milestone 2: Final Website Audit
  • Professional delivers final strategy to the Organization after incorporating feedback, and provides recommendations for future overhaul or redesign efforts, based on staff capacity and budget
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About The Org

Solar Austin
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Beryl D.

Equitable Clean Energy Jobs Program Manager

Our Mission

Solar Austin's mission is to accelerate the transition to clean, renewable energy in Central Texas and to expand access to the benefits of solar to everyone to mitigate climate change, create a healthy community and support a strong local economy.

What We Do

Education and training programs, policy advocacy to accelerate solar deployment, community engagement events

Testimonials

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Solar Austin has an exciting mission and the team was great to work with!
Claire Lynch
Claire L.

Volunteer

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