10 Important Donor Types To Communicate To During the Coronavirus Outbreak

During the coronavirus outbreak, fundraisers are being bombarded with advice urging them to reach out to their donors now. As is the case during any situation, the more you segment your communications for specific audiences, the more likely those communications are to resonate with the recipient. Now, however, is a [...]

Actually, Calling Donors To Thank Them Does Make Them More Likely To Give Again (and Give More)

In today's digital-dominated world, personal touches like handwritten notes and phone calls can break through the noise. Though mostly anecdotal, top fundraisers and consultants have espoused the power of such personal touches, particularly the use of the phone. We even have some data to back it up: McConkey-Johnston International in [...]

Powerful Nonprofit Writing Tools For You — Even If You’re Not a Writer

With the demand for content today, everyone is a writer. You can craft a whole sentence using emoticons 😎 and acronyms IMHO (in my humble opinion). But unambiguous writing requires a strong command of language. Good news: nonprofit writing tools can help you, whether you're a best-selling author or just [...]

By |2019-12-11T13:10:45-05:00December 20th, 2019|Donor Communications, Nonprofit Marketing|

Communications New Year’s Resolutions for Fundraisers

Important question, fundraiser. What portion of your job is communications? Answer: more than you probably realize. After all, two very large portions of the development cycle (cultivation and stewardship) involve a lot of communications. The nature and format of these communications can vary depending on whether you work with annual [...]

By |2019-12-10T10:51:12-05:00December 11th, 2019|Donor Communications, Fundraiser|