Instagram Donation Stickers are being rolled out to more and more charities in more and more countries and is definitely something you should consider adding to your fundraising mix. But Simon! You hate digital and you’re annoying how you’re constantly negative about it and undermine it! No no no…I love digital when the return justifies […]
Do Thank-You Calls increase charitable giving? Well, this piece of research found that there is “no effect of the calls on subsequent giving behavior”. That would mean from a fundraising point of view, it makes little financial sense to spend/waste money on thanking our donors. Of course this would be a blow to my #delighter […]
You’d be forgiven for thinking that fundraising is all about asking for money. But a good fundraiser knows that that’s actually only a small part of the job. The real time consuming stuff, and the really important stuff, is the things that happen before and after the asks. In fact, if you get really good […]
I’ve had 3 conversations this week where we’ve ended up moaning about charity Board Members and Trustees. Now I’m a big fan of moaning…as you know…and I think it’s a healthy and fulfilling past-time that helps us bond. But coming out the other side of a good moan we need to take positive action to […]
This week Facebook announced that over $1 billion has been donated through their fundraising platform…an impressive figure considering it’s only been gradually rolled out to 20 countries over the last 3 years. The figure will continue to grow exponentially as they’ve just added the likes of Australian and Canadian non-profits…with more to come. With more […]
I’m just back from an amazing IFC in Holland where I co-delivered a #DonorLove masterclass. We worked through the Agent of Good Donor Love Principles and showed how it oozes in to all things fundraising: DM and telephone and on-line and face-to-face and corporate and more. Attendees started constructing their new Donor Journeys. And someone […]
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