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3 11, 2016

Anyone Can Be a Philanthropist on #GivingTuesday

By |November 3rd, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Anyone Can Be a Philanthropist on #GivingTuesday

The biggest global fundraising day of the year is fast approaching. #GivingTuesday is the dedicated fundraising day for the world. There are a number of ways that practically anyone can get involved making a difference. The core driver for this day is social media. On #GivingTuesday, everyone is encouraged to demonstrate via social media how [...]

25 10, 2016

Smart Tips to Help You Master Facebook

By |October 25th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on Smart Tips to Help You Master Facebook

For the time being Facebook is the 1000-pound gorilla in social media. There are 7.1 billion in the world and over 1.7 billion people are on Facebook. By far, Facebook has the largest market share of any social media platform. Although Mark Zuckerberg describes his company as a tech company, many are now arguing it’s [...]

13 09, 2016

Answers to Your Nonprofit Social Media Questions

By |September 13th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on Answers to Your Nonprofit Social Media Questions

By far, one of the biggest topics is related to social media. Social media has become an essential aspect of marketing for nonprofits and businesses alike. And, with the rapid pace of change happening because of technology, there’s always something new to learn. What would you say are the key social media platforms nonprofits should [...]

8 09, 2016

How to Write E-Mail Copy that Converts for Your Nonprofit

By |September 8th, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on How to Write E-Mail Copy that Converts for Your Nonprofit

Email donation conversions are important for nonprofits. There’s immediacy in email and you can personalize it in ways that’s much tougher to do on social media. M&R’ 2016 Benchmark Study is fascinating with regard to what it reveals about email in the nonprofit sector. Open, click-through and response rates were all down in 2015 for [...]

28 07, 2016

Strategies to Build Your Corporate Social Responsibility Relationships

By |July 28th, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on Strategies to Build Your Corporate Social Responsibility Relationships

Corporations as large as Apple to businesses on your local Main Street are aligning profit to their corporate social responsibility programs. They understand that today’s consumer wants to do business with organizations that are socially responsible. This is a challenge for nonprofits, but also a great opportunity. It’s not easy to develop mutually beneficial relationships [...]

19 07, 2016

Pokémon Go Is Your Tool for 21st Century Fundraising

By |July 19th, 2016|blog, development, leadership, news|Comments Off on Pokémon Go Is Your Tool for 21st Century Fundraising

Pokémon Go is taking the world by storm and it’s a great opportunity for YOUR fundraising success. I’m always speaking about how the new world is here in fundraising. If you think that the way nonprofits were fundraising yesterday is the way to do it today, you’re only half right. Sure, a major gift or [...]

16 06, 2016

5 Reasons to Talk About the Money at Your Nonprofit

By |June 16th, 2016|blog, leadership, personal|Comments Off on 5 Reasons to Talk About the Money at Your Nonprofit

If you know me, you know that I love talking about money. I don’t care what people out there say. I like money. I love money and I think about it all the time. I want to know the revenues and expenses for my businesses at all hours. This drives me, and it should drive [...]

10 05, 2016

There’s Only One Thing You Need to Do as a Leader Every Day

By |May 10th, 2016|blog, leadership, news|Comments Off on There’s Only One Thing You Need to Do as a Leader Every Day

Every day I wake up and there’s one thing on my mind. Every day I push myself and team to be the absolute best. Period. In my companies, we’ve been talking a lot about leadership. This is what happens when your suite of businesses and social enterprises blow past the start-up phase. Every developing organization [...]

21 04, 2016

How To Run An Effective Fundraising Campaign

By |April 21st, 2016|blog, development, personal|Comments Off on How To Run An Effective Fundraising Campaign

fundraising One of the most important things any nonprofit needs is to raise money to support their programs. I always speak about having a big vision and, when possible, growing to scale. It always takes money to make these things happen. What’s great about fundraising in today’s world is that you don’t only [...]

31 03, 2016

YOUR Nonprofit Has a BRIDGE Number And You Better Understand It

By |March 31st, 2016|blog, leadership|Comments Off on YOUR Nonprofit Has a BRIDGE Number And You Better Understand It

If you haven’t read the news, you need to get up to speed. Your nonprofit has likely been issued a BRIDGE (Basic Registry of Identified Global Entities) number. Around the world, there are over 10 million charities and nonprofits. This includes churches and schools. According to Nonprofit Tech for Good in their original article, which [...]