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7 Musts for Last-Minute Nonprofit Fundraising Appeals That Work 

December 30, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

2016 is winding down, but we’re in the midst of the biggest giving days of the year. Make the most of your fundraising efforts with more effective last-minute fundraising appeals. Before you send your final email appeals, give them a quick review to ensure they’ll pay off. (And if you haven’t yet sent a … Read More

The Key to an Amazing Nonprofit Fundraising Appeal: The Power of One 

December 18, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

It’s a busy time of year–for you and your donors. To get the most out of the effort you’re putting in to your campaigns, it’s important to focus in on the key elements in your nonprofit fundraising appeal that will move supporters to act and give before the ball drops on New Year’s Eve. Yo… Read More

Year-End Appeal Dos and Don’ts 

December 7, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Create a fundraising letter that wows donors with these easy-to-follow rules.… Read More

6 Ingredients for Standout Appeals 

November 3, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Use these six ingredients to break through the noise and inspire your donors to give generously.… Read More

How to Get More from Your Story 

October 26, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Maximize your stories for your year-end fundraising campaigns with these tips.… Read More

7 Donor Communication Mistakes to Avoid this December (and all year round) 

October 21, 2015

By: Caryn Stein

Steer clear of these missteps that might send your supporters the wrong message this giving season.… Read More

Your Year-End Campaign: 5 Right-Now Steps for a Strong Finish 

September 4, 2014

By: Caryn Stein

We’re at the beginning of the end… of the year. Now’s the time for you to bear down and give birth to the most compelling fundraising campaign you have in you. Start to test and tweak now so that your email appeals are spot-on for the critical year-end giving season. Email outreach is, of course,… Read More

Why Your Emails Need a Personal Touch 

October 29, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

When your donors feel valued and special, they’re more likely to give again and again. One way to spread the love is by giving your emails a personal touch. Here’s how:   1. Use a personalized greeting.If your friend sent you a note that said, “Dear Sir or Madam,” you might be a little conf… Read More

Four Essential Tips for Planning Year-End Email Campaigns 

September 17, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

Did you know that year-end donations make up 30% of giving for the entire year? Because year-end fundraising goals are often so big, it’s important to start planning your year-end campaign now. When mapping out your email appeals, keep the following four topics in mind: Even though your donors might procrastinate… Read More

How to Avoid Fundraiser’s Amnesia 

May 6, 2013

By: Caryn Stein

Fundraiser’s amnesia: that’s what happens when fundraisers forget what it’s like to be a donor and think about marketing the organization from the inside out rather than from the outside in. This is not a good way to plan donor communication. The causes of this form of amnesia: Long-winded internal me… Read More

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