Wrap Up

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

In Fundraising Focus on What You’ll Gain Rather Than What’s Difficult – “As you decide whether or not you’ll meet your fundraising goals this year, or whether or not to make that major gift ask, remember change takes focus and work.”

The Summer of Major Gifts – “Is the summer season of vacation home getaways to the lake, mountain, vineyard or coast making face time with your major donors elusive?”

Connect With Your Donors by Telling Stories – “If you create a storytelling culture in your organization, you can make storytelling the norm instead of the exception.”
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52 Lists Every Fundraiser Should Make – “These lists will help you get your ideas and information out of your head and in front of you where you can see them regularly.”

How to Manage Social Media During Your Summer Vacation – “If you’re like the participants in a recent Harvard study, you work during vacation. The thing is, we’re not machines. We need to rest, unplug, and reset.”

New from the experts at Bloomerang:

[INFOGRAPHIC] Nonprofit Social Media Benchmark Survey 2017

We were curious how the average nonprofit uses social media, so we recently surveyed over 500 nonprofit marketers to find out what networks, goals and policies/procedures they have in place.
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[FREE WEBINAR] How to Think Like a Donor in 1 Hour

Rachel Muir, CFRE will help you see through your donor’s eyes in this thought provoking workshop loaded with tips for better donor communication, cultivation and discovery.
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An Annual Appeal Fundraising Timeline You Can Use

If you get started right now you’ll be able to prepare an annual appeal timeline that will get your centerpiece mail appeal into folk’s hands by Thanksgiving.
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Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Instagram

Most of us feel confident with our Facebook and Twitter strategies, but what about Instagram? Here are some tips, best practices, and things to avoid to help your nonprofit utilize Instagram to its max potential.
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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.