Keep Christmas in Your Heart All Year Long

Keep Christmas in Your Heart All Year Long

“I will honor Christmas in my heart, and try to keep it all year.” Charles Dickens Many years ago I was working for the Philadelphia Bar Association at their offices on South Market (near the famous Reading Terminal Market … about the only positive about working for the Philadelphia Bar Association...
15 Nonprofit Social Media Stocking Stuffers and Resolutions

15 Nonprofit Social Media Stocking Stuffers and Resolutions

Today’s post is from guest author Aerin Guy. If you’re like me, you’ve spent the better part of 2009 exploring the explosion of emerging social media tools.  This year has brought a lot of “wow”, a little “whoa!”, and a whole lot of “what next”? The jury is out on Google Wave,...
11 Books for the Fundraiser on Your Gift List

11 Books for the Fundraiser on Your Gift List

When it comes to nonprofit development, you’ll find that many authors have a tendency to make simple things enormously complex. Quite the contrary, strong development involves learning basic marketing techniques, the value of truly understanding your donor, and, lastly, how to develop simple, consistent...
Is Every Donor Your Favorite?  They Should THINK That They Are!

Is Every Donor Your Favorite? They Should THINK That They Are!

This morning I saw this wonderful quick video from Carrie Wilkerson (also known as the Barefoot Executive) about how to make every client think they’re your favorite. I think there are some great donor retention lessons to be learned here: Social Bookmarking