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Every once in a while a charity asks me if they should spend less time and money on their thank yous, because they see them as just more admin. You’ve probably heard me say this before: Thank Yous are income generators. A good thank you can get a person to give again. A good thank you […]
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I’m just back from running a 2-day fundraising/strategy getaway in a weird little village somewhere in Norway. You can see some photos here. (I’m not under the false illusion that you care, but you really should consider coming next year as it was so beautiful and fun and productive). What I wanted to share with you […]
You know that feeling? When you write to your mailing list and someone unsubscribes? Your stomach turns, your eyes water up, and for a brief moment you consider e-mailing them to ask, “Why don’t you love me anymore?” But remember, good fundraising isn’t about making everyone care about you…it’s about caring for the few that […]
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So I did a TED talk…
No two fundraisers are the same, of course. When I’m working with a Fundraising Coaching client we obviously deal with a lot of unique issues and work to come up with tailored answers. But there are common themes. I wanted to share some of the recurring recommendations I’ve given to pretty much all of my […]
For a new year, here’s a new post from guest blogger: my fundraising friend Nikki Bell. She’s a great speaker, great writer, and a superstar fundraiser. One of the best community fundraisers out there, she’s taught me loads about how to use social media to lavish volunteers and companies with love. Definitely worth a follow…especially […]