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Liz Ragland

Customer Marketing Manager

The Donor Communication Mini Guide 

September 23, 2016

Set yourself up for year-end fundraising success by building relationships with your donors through strategic communications.…

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Goodbye Spreadsheets: A Donor Management Software Success Story 

April 19, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

Learn how Ohio's Ovarian Cancer Connection is saving 2-3 hours per day with the right tools.… Read More

Faces in Fundraising: 2016 Nonprofit Tech Conference Roundup 

April 18, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

Last month, I attended my third Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC) and had the opportunity to connect with some amazing people face-to-face. I was also lucky enough to get them to share some of their wisdom with me on video. Keep reading to learn more about these faces in fundraising and the tips and tools they wan… Read More

Don’t Be That Kid: Develop Better Donor Relations with Segmentation 

April 6, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

Last summer, I was wandering through Chicago’s famous Field Museum when I felt a small arm grab my leg. I wasn’t visiting the museum with any kids, so this was a surprise. I turned around and saw a little girl. The girl assumed I was an adult she knew. She started asking me about lunch… Read More

Fundraising Benchmarks, Donor Data, and You: A Q&A with Heather Yandow 

March 30, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

I’m a big fan of Heather Yandow from Third Space Studio. Heather produces a labor of love for small and mighty nonprofits: The Individual Donor Benchmark Report (IDBR). The IDBR highlights fundraising data trends for nonprofit organizations with annual budgets under $2 million. If you’d like to share your organizat… Read More

Donor Segmentation Cheat Sheet 

March 4, 2016

Send better donor emails by mastering the art of segmentation.…

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The Benefits of .ngo and .ong: Q&A with Enset’s Jeri Curry 

February 25, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

  Have you heard about the new .ngo and .ong domains? Read my Q&A with Enset’s Jeri Curry and find out more about these new domain names and how they could impact your nonprofit’s credibility. What’s the big deal about the new .ngo & .ong domains? Why are they important? Jeri Curry: The .ng… Read More

Who’s Your Nonprofit BFF? 

February 10, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

Take our quiz and find out which nonprofit expert you would "click" with. … Read More

How to Solve Déjà Vu: Fixing Your Nonprofit’s #GroundhogDayProblems 

February 2, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

Do you remember the 1993 classic film, Groundhog Day? Bill Murray’s character, Phil, keeps living the same day over and over and over again. Phil tries to break the cycle of endless February 2nds with extreme endeavors including kidnapping the official Groundhog Day groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil. Can you relate? Does… Read More

Here’s the Best Way to Fundraise on Facebook 

January 29, 2016

By: Liz Ragland

Are you are trying to figure out the best way to tap into the fundraising power of Facebook? So was Project Healing Waters. In 2014, this nonprofit that’s dedicated to veterans’ rehabilitation through fly fishing wasn’t satisfied when they raised $255 on #GivingTuesday. They could see the potential of a giving da… Read More

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