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What do you do when you have writer’s block?

What do you do when you have writer’s block?

A big part of my job is writing. Direct mail appeals. Web copy. Blog posts. Stewardship reports. Email appeals. And so much more. But there are times when I just can’t do it. No matter how hard I try, there it is. That ever-daunting blank page. This week was one of...
How to boost your online fundraising in 2018

How to boost your online fundraising in 2018

We still have two months left in 2017, but it’s time to start thinking about trying something new with your fundraising tactics in 2018! Experimenting with some new digital strategies and fundraising techniques could make all the difference for your charity next year....
Ask a Nonprofit Manager: How do I know if the job is a fit?

Ask a Nonprofit Manager: How do I know if the job is a fit?

“Dear Manager,   I’ve been working at a small nonprofit in an entry-level position for a couple of years. I recently decided it was time to start looking for a new job and have been actively applying and interviewing for the past few months.   When I took my...
20 Free Tools to Make Nonprofit Work Easier

20 Free Tools to Make Nonprofit Work Easier

Who doesn’t love free stuff? Free cookies? I’m there. Free lunch? Even better. (And I don’t care if I need to sit through a seminar to get it!) In nonprofit land, our smaller budgets force us to get scrappy and resourceful. And that means we tend to get even more...
What to Do with Your New Holiday Donors

What to Do with Your New Holiday Donors

We know. It’s already October and you’ve been spending the last few months getting ready. Your holiday campaigns are just about to launch. Your mailing is with the printer, and you’re cracking your knuckles writing content for your holiday blogs and emails. All this...
6 Ways to Be the Voice for Volunteers at Your Organization

6 Ways to Be the Voice for Volunteers at Your Organization

International Volunteer Managers (IVM) Day is coming up on November 5. This special day was started back in 1999 to celebrate the profession of volunteer engagement. The theme for this year’s IVM Day is “be the voice.” This got me thinking about being the voice for...