Website Statistics: CHADD website (does not include NRC website visitors)
Average visits per day:
Average visits per year:
In September there were 7,787 visitors to the CHADD “Chapter Locator”
Membership Nonrenewal Survey:
Currently, the majority of people are not able to renew due to the economy and are unemployed.
People continue to report not renewing their membership because there was little/inadequate support in their community.
TIPS FOR CREATING A USER-FRIENDLY “ABOUT US/WELCOME” SECTION
“ ABOUT” YOUR CHADD GROUP Volunteer Managed Date, Time, Location of Meetings Free meetings! How we are supported. Our great service! Share our information with others – schools, professionals, spread the word! Print out our flyer as a reminder to come! (Ask Trish for help) Share testimonials or other information!
“ ABOUT” YOUR CHADD GROUP CONTINUED Create a with FrontPage . Keep those without Internet access in mind. Local agencies use the information listed and share it with clients. Provide them with as many details as possible to share with clients. Tell people how long it may be until you get back to them either by phone/email. Provide them with National Resource Center contact information to reduce the inquiries for “nonmeeting & local support inquiries” Turn on the auto reply at chadd.net account providing details and information.
“ ABOUT” YOUR CHADD GROUP CONTINUED Provide your local resources online. Nonprofits, Gov’t and paid to CHADD group advertising only (with disclaimer). CHADD can provide you with the advertising document. Ask Trish for help with the link on the home page. Describe your programs and services. Provide details. Ask Trish for help with link to meetings and events section
If you are working with your local parent to parent teacher to conduct parent to parent classes list them in the meetings and events. You will be able to add additional details and registration forms to download in the mtg. and events section. Ask Trish for help with the link from the home page.
Include information about potential partnership opportunities and additional resources.
Have the disclaimer posted on the site. Don’t forget to include it in your email messages too! Give people the opportunity register with CHADD so that their contact information is saved in the CHADD database. You can then pull an email report from the CHADD site and send them meeting reminders and other information. Please emphasize that CHADD does not share or sell any contact information with anyone! Please share any requests to opt-out with Trish at the national office to be processed.
Another option is to post volunteer positions on volunteermatch.com. Not only will you get visitors from the CHADD Website, but people will find your listing on this site which is visited by thousands of people interested in volunteering every day. The link will not take them to your listing, but provide them with a way to search. Give them instructions on how to find your listings.
When someone clicks on the “contact us” link on the top of the group’s Website, they should see the variety of ways that someone can contact the group and a “note” on the best way to contact you or perhaps, “e-mail checked weekly”.
If you do not have a listed phone number, perhaps you can add the NRC toll-free number; 800-233-4050 as a number for people to contact for further information with a note.
CHADD policy prohibits links to professional or for-profit information in this section.
Anyone “for-profit” requesting inclusion in your links/resource directories should be referred to professional/organizational membership or they can pay the CHADD group an advertising fee. (CHADD has a document available for you.)
Enter the name, hyperlinks, and descriptions of local or national non-profit/government sites that may be helpful to your community.
You have the opportunity to load Microsoft Word (.doc), Excel (xls.) and Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) files that are on your computer on to your CHADD website for visitors to download in the “Meetings & Events” section of your website in this section.
CHADD policy prohibits the upload of “for-profit” company flyers to be shared with others.
In the first field enter the name of the file (keep it simple)
In the second field, click on “browse” to find the file on your computer. (tip: make sure to keep everything simple; name your files with no spaces, dashes, etc., just one word is perfect, like “adults”.
Click on “upload”
You’re done, your file should be listed on the list.