June Wrap Up-01

We wanted to share with you some nonprofit articles, opinions and resources that caught our eye in the month of July.

How Nonprofits Can Extend Their Reach & Build Community – “In order for your nonprofit to extend their social reach, here are a few pointers that’ll help turn your nonprofit into a social media darling.”
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What Sheldon Cooper Can Teach You About Measuring Fundraising Success – “If you’re familiar with The Big Bang Theory, you may have heard of Sheldon Cooper’s version of Rock, Paper, Scissors called ‘Rock, Paper, Scissors, Lizard, Spock.’ Despite its more complex rule system, there’s still a clear outcome—a winner and a loser.”
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12 Reasons Why You Should Gracefully Resign from a Nonprofit Board – “Are you a valuable and valued board member for a nonprofit? If not, a graceful resignation and reassignment may be good for you and the organization.”
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[VIDEO] Exactly How and Why to Use a Pre-Call Letter with a Donor – “An emailer asked what I thought of pre-call letters, and how much detail they should have. He also wanted to know if you should really let prospective donors know why you’re calling, or if you should simply say you’ll be calling in the letter.”
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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

[Webinar] The Sky’s the Limit! How to Build a Rockin’ Major Gifts Program from Scratch

Kathie Kramer Ryan will outline 7 steps to starting (or improving!) a successful major gifts program. You’ll learn how to plan and prepare, what to say during a solicitation visit, and how to follow up to maximize donor cultivation and stewardship.
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[INFOGRAPHIC] A Guide to Nonprofit Blogging

If you’re new to blogging, use the infographic below to familiarize yourself with its many benefits and recipes for success.
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Cody Lawson

Cody Lawson

Product Manager at Bloomerang
Cody is a Product Manager at Bloomerang. Cody holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Rhetoric from Wabash College. He also holds a Juris Doctor degree with a concentration in Health Law from Indiana University School of Law – Indianapolis. He's been a valued member of Bloomerang since the doors opened in 2012.
Cody Lawson