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The single best way to raise more money: Monthly Donors

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Imagine never having to ask your most important donors for money ever again. Imagine shifting your focus from solicitation to cultivation. Imagine being more concerned with how to creatively thank your abundance of donors rather than how to make the next payroll. That is what a strong monthly donor program can do for you. But don’t take my word for it. …

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Are you thanking your donors enough? Here are 5 easy ways to share the love.

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You are busy. I get it. You have a thousand emails to read, a dozen grants to write, and an eNewsletter that needs to be edited. August is now here, and you are beginning to worry about your year-end giving: the numbers are just not looking good. And you haven’t even thought of checking your voicemail in a week…. because, …

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The 140-year Old Technology that Still Raises the Most Money

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Alexander Graham Bell won the first U.S. patent for the telephone in 1876. And today, despite all of the bells and whistles of the Internet, it remains a fundraiser’s greatest tool. Direct mail is very effective. Email can also be great, if used properly. Facebook and Twitter are right for some organizations, and huge wastes of time for others. But after 140 years, the …