I had the opportunity to attend my first #fundchat Twitter discussion recently and really enjoyed it. This particular discussion was about use of direct mail for fundraising but they cover a wide variety of topics. The discussion is mainly intended for nonprofit professionals to share their insights with each other and learn but anyone in the field would gain from participating. Great stuff! Need outside assistant with marketing planning or content creation? Let’s schedule a free consultation. If you enjoyed this post, I’d be very…Continue Reading “#Fundchat Twitter Chat for Non-Profit Fundraisers”

I was quite impressed by this page full of helpful non-profit fundraising articles and other resources I found via the Michigan State University library recently. The author (or authors) covers everything from reasons why your grant application may have been turned down to the use of social media for non-profit fund raising. In addition to the links covered above, I would add the following: Non-Profit Fundraising, What’s Working in Digital, recent article at Mashable. Yes it’s an infographic but this one actually contains few useful…Continue Reading “Non-Profit Fundraising Resources”

Can You Walk Away When Your Site is Finished? I was examining an invoice from a great website design firm I have had the privilege of working with here in Wisconsin and noticed the payment terms at the bottom. A certain portion due up front and then the remainder at “completion.” And that’s when it hit me that too many companies still think of their own website projects as having an end — a completed state. When they do, often the decision is made to…Continue Reading “When is a Website “Done?””