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What I’m Reading

Want to raise more money this holiday season? John Haydon shares nine specific words that will help. The Big Board (Pinterest, that is) of marketing infographics, from Constant Contact. A bias towards action may not always be a good thing. … Continue reading

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Just in Time for Your Year End Campaign

Great Slideshare from the always spot-on John Haydon to help you with your year-end fundraising campaign: Getting Results with Online Fundraising from John Haydon I think some of his most important points include: Stop trying to fundraise on Facebook. Social … Continue reading

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Fix your pitch (aka “don’t be creepy”). We hear about disruptive tech all the time, but which ones will have particular impact on associations? Associations Now clues us in. (Larky sounds cool – anyone using it?) Twitter’s experimenting with ways … Continue reading

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One of the biggest problems in “big data” is: what is it, exactly? Here’s one attempt to answer that. MIT responds publicly to the Aaron Swartz tragedy. Understanding confirmation bias (or, all ideas are not good ideas). Is bigger always … Continue reading

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An oldie but a goodie from Guy Kawasaki on innovation (h/t to the SocialFish for highlighting it). Top membership takeaways from #ASAE13 as identified by the always fab Joe Rominiecki. Running an end of year campaign? Farra Trompeter can help … Continue reading

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Content marketing: how often? As usual, ask your audience. Top 10 innovations of all time. Agree? Disagree? Subtext, have we become too dependent on technology? The 2013 Blackbaud Charitable Giving Report is out and John Haydon breaks down the key … Continue reading

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Always the Last to Know: YouTube NonProfit Program

Now THIS is cool:

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Creating Corporate Relationships That Fit

Tomorrow, I will be at the Bridge Conference, presenting on corporate fundraising with Laura Feldman, a colleague from the Children’s Hospital Association. Say NO to financial support?! In association fundraising, sometimes saying no to corporate funders is as important as … Continue reading

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Sitting all day is not only making you fat, it’s making you stupid, so go take a walk. RIGHT NOW. (at least in DC, it’s really nice today, so you have no excuse) Jamie Notter has shared his notes from … Continue reading

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Leadership lessons from James T. Kirk. Fundraising with a recalcitrant board? Great ideas for things they can do to support your efforts without having to make the ask themselves. Recapture your lost community members. Five things to say to your … Continue reading

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