Wrap Up

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

Surprise donors to deepen loyalty: Inspiration from a recent hotel stay – “I think my fundraising friends could learn a lot from how this hotel builds relationships with people. I’m not sure if other people have compared hotel guest communication with nonprofit donor communication—but their may be a hidden connection.”
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Don’t Treat Thanking Your Donors as an Afterthought – “Thanking your donors is just as important as your appeal.  Here’s how can give your donors a great thank you experience.”
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Profiles, Personas and Personalities, Oh My! – “To segment your constituents you must understand your constituents. I don’t care if you want to call it profiling or creating personas—there are several key elements we all must understand:”
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Botox on a unicorn: Should the nonprofit sector change its name? – “In the past few months, I’ve been hearing more and more people suggest that the nonprofit sector should change its name. “Defining ourselves by something we’re not is pretty ridiculous,” said some very smart people.”
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New from the experts at Bloomerang:

[VIDEO] Leveraging Periscope App for Social Good
On this episode of Bloomerang TV, Caroline Avakian, Founder, SourceRise and Managing Partner, Socialbrite stops by to talk about how nonprofits can take advantage of Periscope.

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[FREE WEBINAR] Behind the Tweet: Using Social Media for Sold Out Galas & Events

In this unique webinar from Social Media For Nonprofits, Eventbrite and Bloomerang, you’ll learn how social media can influence event attendance, ticket sales and engagement for your nonprofit.
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Happy fundraising!

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.