Monthly Archives: June 2014

‘Like’ Me!

This month’s Fundraising Fundamentals podcast from the Chronicle of Philanthropy centers around some tips for increasing followers on Facebook. read more >

If it’s not Grain, Don’t Put it in a Silo

Does your organization operate in a siloed organizational design? Do your major gifts, annual giving and planned gifts departments operate independently from one another? read more >

Charitable Giving on the Rise?!

The Blackbaud Index recently reported that from February-April 2014, charitable giving in the U.S. grew 1.3% over the same period last year. Blackbaud also monitored online giving—from February-April, there was a 7.9% increase in online giving over the same months … read more >

Think of it as Pintrest for Email

Gmail’s testing a new Grid view under your promotions tab changes your view from the boring old subject-driven list to a photo-driven one. Being a visual person, this new change made me giddy.
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Because… I Said So

One simple work might persuade donors … read more >

Formulate the P-A-S

Use the PAS (Problem-Agitate-Solve) formula to write effective fundraising copy and social media messages. read more >