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July 2, 2019

Share Stories to Further Your Cause

Once upon a time… With that phrase alone, I feel a twinge of anticipation for what’s coming next. Everyone loves a good story. Whether it’s a tale of a hero overcoming a hardship to find a happy ending, or a tale of misfortune with a valuable lesson learned, it’s ingrained into our DNA to seek out stories. However worthy your cause, sometimes it can be hard to measure your day-to-day progress. Not everyone notices, so […]
July 2, 2019

Staff Transitions: Tips for a Smooth Changeover

It’s going to happen (if it hasn’t already): one of your employees will find a new job, or move to a new city, or both. They’ll give you their two weeks. If you’re lucky, they’ll stay a little longer. It’s never fun to lose an employee, even if they leave on good terms. But what makes things even messier is when you don’t handle the transition of responsibilities with care. Here’s what you can do […]
July 2, 2019

Tips for Meeting Donors Face-to-Face

It’s your first donor meeting. You’re excited and passionate, but terrified. How do you get this person to like you and your message enough to contribute to your cause? How do you “make the sell”? Meeting donors in person is a fundamental part of the fundraising process. It can be scary, but we can help to guide you through the process to make you comfortable and confident when meeting donors face-to-face. Come prepared Before the […]
July 2, 2019

How to Build a Nonprofit Website That Works

This article is sponsored by Firespring. Technology is useful…until it’s not. Every new mobile app, gadget, online tool or piece of software can leave us asking ourselves, “Wait, if I don’t use that one new thing, will I be missing out on something that will change my life?” It’s exhausting. That said, tools and technology can truly simplify our lives if we narrow it down to what can actually make a difference for us, either […]