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October 15, 2020

Influencer Interview: Lisa Chimola

This week, our very own Randy Hawthorne got to sit down with Lisa Chimola, a fablanthropy expert, who specializes in working with nonprofits to hone their gift planning skills. Lisa is the chief fablanthropist for Fablanthropy, helping nonprofits reach the intersection of fabulous and philanthropy. As she talked with Randy, she discussed a few reservations donors might have to set up planned giving.  She said donors tend to be hesitant when talking about planned giving […]
October 16, 2020

4 Best Professional Development Practices for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations are often pressed to do more with less. Your staff is expected to be more efficient, your organization more productive, and your mission more manageable all while your piggy bank is light. Actually, 18% of nonprofits cite having a small staff (or staff transitions) as the greatest challenge they encounter.  While it’s always important to expand your staff when necessary, there are also opportunities for you to help current employees become more efficient. […]
October 21, 2020

Today’s Talk with Andrea Kihlstedt

This week, Randy got to sit down with the lovely Andrea Kihlstedt to talk about capital campaigns. Andrea Kihlstedt is co-founder of the Capital Campaign Toolkit and has been guiding successful capital campaigns for over 30 years. Andrea has been involved with capital campaigns for her entire career, and she’s still passionate about them. She talked about how capital campaigns are great because they have such a large impact, and you’re able to do them […]
October 22, 2020

How to Write for SEO and Rank on Google

Getting noticed is a challenge.  The internet is a busy, crowded place, buzzing with almost 2 billion websites and millions of brands competing for attention. Rising above the clutter and online noise requires a little strategy.  Thankfully, that strategy doesn’t require a rocket scientist. Or even a computer scientist. You can create website content that will boost your nonprofit’s site in search results and put it on people’s radar without a degree in copywriting or […]