You’ve heard the advice, “Do one thing every day that scares you.” What if today your one thing is to pick up the phone to call a donor – simply thanking them for their support? I can now hear the loud thunder of answers you are shouting as you read…Continue reading
How much time do you spend thinking about donor thanking? Even the simple task of thanking can make a difference in keeping donors connected. Why? When donors feeling special they stick around longer and give more.
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As we started to make thank you calls to donors one of the longest-serving board members said the four words to never say about thanking donors:
“I can’t do this.”
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It’s no secret I have a passion for using storytelling to raise awareness and fundraising dollars for nonprofit organizations.
When my Twitter colleague @DennisFishman asked me: How would you adapt Pam Neely’s storytelling advice for nonprofit use? I jumped at the chance to take her post [5 Simple Ways to Use Storytelling in your Marketing] and provide a nonprofit lens.
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You have an opportunity, every time someone clicks on that donate button and sends you a gift, or they take time to write out a check and send you their gift through the mail. The opportunity is to make them FEEL GREAT for the action they just took. Unfortunately, donor acknowledgment doesn’t get much discussion […]Continue reading
No, not the turkey and stuffing event. I’m talking about giving thanks for all of the actions your supporters are taking in the final quarter of 2015; the “givingest” time of year. Are you ready with creative, fun, this-will-get-noticed recognition, that allows your supporters to feel great when they: Give their time at your fall […]Continue reading