My Top 5 Tips for a Profitable Year-End Campaign

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Awright, the fall fundraising season is upon us! You…

How to Create a Donor-Centered Appeal Letter by Writing With Love

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Today we have a guest post from our next world-class webinar…

How to Write a Fundraising Appeal -- Make Your Donor The Hero

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You are planning those fall appeals right now, during the…

Top Fundraising Strategy to Raise More Money in the Coming Year

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Today I am sharing the #1 Strategy that you really need to implement…

How to Drive Major Donors Away and Kill Off Your Major Gifts Program

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Hint: Your donor says to you, "I'm not an ATM." Have you ever…
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How to Get the Most Out of a Major Gift Visit!

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You finally have the meeting with Mr. Big. What’s next? What…

The Fundraiser's Kiss of Death: Talking Too Much

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What’s the kiss of death for every fundraiser? What's…

How to Get Your Current Donors to Give You 40% More

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What would it look like if you raised 40% more from your…

How Fundraising is Turning into "Fund Marketing"

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Are you using the new marketing and communications tools…

How (Bad) Marketing and Branding can Kill Your Fundraising

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WHY do you have marketing, communications and branding for your…

The Most Important Fundraising Strategies: Blog Highlights of 2014!

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For some fun holiday reading for you - here are the most popular…

A General Unrestricted Ask is LAZY Fundraising

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I’m going out on a limb here to challenge one of the oldest…

#1 Strategy for Fundraising Appeals This Year: Make Your Donor the Hero

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You are planning those fall appeals right now, during the summer…

39 Provocative Tips From #AFPICON That Will Make You A Smarter Fundraiser in 2014

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The International AFP Conference in San Antonio this week…

Use the MPI Formula To Thank Donors and You'll Increase Donor Retention

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Here's a smart formula to use for ALL sorts of donor communications. Send…