Nonprofit Donor Communication: Stop Summer Slide


The dog days of summer.

While this phrase conjures up images of fun in the sun and backyard barbecues, it's also synonymous with a period of heat-induced sluggishness that coincides with the heliacal rising of Sirius, also known as the "dog star".

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Nonprofit Advocacy Done Right

Pause a moment to reflect on your nonprofit's mission.

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Plan Strategically for Nonprofit Success

"Failing to plan is planning to fail."

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REPORT: Creating Better Donor Relationships

It's not easy to build lifelong donor relationships.

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Creating Nonprofit Visual Impact

Hack your nonprofit's "elevator pitch" with visuals to attract donors more quickly and effectively.

 

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3 Brand Building Rules for Successful Nonprofits

Back in 1998 I took over a website for a struggling faith-based organization. The project came on referral from a successful client who asked me if I could “help out a friend”.

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Use This Checklist To Help Donors Get The Message

There are plenty of ways to send a message. You could make a call, pay a visit, rent a billboard, write a letter, or even send a fax.

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5 Fundraising Lessons from 2016 Presidential Candidates

While most nonprofits can't enlist the help of Super PACs to raise millions, there are still plenty of fundraising and marketing lessons to learn from the current crop of presidential hopefuls.

According to the Federal Elections Commission, over $400 million has already been raised so far this election cycle by all candidates combined, including Super PAC funds.

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The 2 Most Important Ingredients For Nonprofit Success

Former GE CEO Jack Welch shares his tips for success—tips that can lead to nonprofit success, too.


Savvy nonprofit leaders understand that knowledge and inspiration can come from anywhere, especially the private sector.

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7 Story Types To Make Your Appeals More Appealing

To engage donors and inspire them to get involved in your nonprofit—whether by fundraising, word-of-mouth advertising, or volunteering—they need to become invested in your story. What makes your nonprofit tick? What are its goals? Who does it help? And why?

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