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The Failure of Fingerwagging

Last week, we talked a bit about small acts and how they can lead to change. Today, let’s talk about negativity, and how it undermines change. We want to inspire…

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Build Donor Loyalty with Email List Segmentation

A child pays attention when you mention cookies or a piece of fruit. In a similar way, segmentation is based on the idea that a message is most effective when…

Three Lessons for Nonprofits on the Centennial of the Titanic Disaster

3 Lessons for Nonprofits on the Centennial of the Titanic Disaster

I watched a couple interesting documentaries last week on the Titanic disaster. The timing is right: this Saturday marks the 100th anniversary of the RMS Titanic disaster, when the ship…

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Take Off Your Nonprofit Hat This Holiday Season

Take off your nonprofit hat. (Off, take it off.) You’re just plain ol’ Jane or Jim, mother or father, wife or husband, daughter or son, or friend. You’ve got groceries…

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8 Steps to Creating a Successful Multi-Author Blog for Your Nonprofit

  One of the biggest questions that nonprofits have when starting a blog is “How can one person possibly continue to publish interesting articles?” The answer to this question is,…

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(My) Top Ten Social Fundraising Blogs

For the nonprofit professional that’s getting their feet wet in the social (or online) fundraising world, this list can help introduce you to what I consider the best blogs on…

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HOW TO: Choose the Right Blogging Platform

If you have decided to start a blog for your nonprofit to help you with your online fundraising (or even if you’re just considering one) there are many popular platforms…

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HOW TO: Set Goals For Your Nonprofit Blog

This is the first article in a series on using a blog for your nonprofit. If you don’t want to miss any of the articles, subscribe to this blog via…