Does Your Nonprofit Major in Minor?

Does Your Nonprofit Major in Minor?

Most people fail in life because they major in minor things. Anthony Robbins I’ve been a member of the CharityChannel listserv community now for probably nine years. It’s been an amazing resource for me throughout my career – and also a barometer for the mindset challenges that tend...
Two Simple Ways to Increase Your Online Giving

Two Simple Ways to Increase Your Online Giving

Several weeks ago I decided to feature a local nonprofit organization I worked with years ago for Twitter’s #CharityTuesday, thinking that I might be able to drive a few extra dollars their way. So I paid a visit to their website to make a donation and copy the url. I searched and searched for...
5 Down & Dirty Tips to Ramp up Your End-of-Year Appeal

5 Down & Dirty Tips to Ramp up Your End-of-Year Appeal

It’s already November, and, if you’re working for an understaffed agency with too much to do and not enough time or resources, think twice before you regurgitate last year’s annual appeal letter and call it a day. First off, ask yourself a few questions: Will you be mailing out your letters in-house...
6 Benefits of Using Twitter for Nonprofit

6 Benefits of Using Twitter for Nonprofit

“Why should we?” “Twitter is just a bunch of noise about people eating lunch.” “Our customers aren’t online.” “We already have a website.” Sound familiar?  There are plenty of reasons to avoid social media, it seems.  It is true that there are a zillion time-wasting testimonials out...