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postheadericon 12 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s Monthly Giving Program Stand Out

1.           Make your monthly giving program as prominent as your other donation options. READ MORE

postheadericon 8 Reasons Nonprofits Should Ignore the Millennial Hoo-Hah

Let’s be clear right from the start – I’m not saying we should ignore the Millennials, I’m saying ignore the hoo-hah.  If you are not sure what hoo-hah means (and I’m not talking about any meaning you would find in an urban slang dictionary!), READ MORE

postheadericon Creating The Perfect Welcome Email for Your Nonprofit

Sign Me Up

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of great stuff about creating an email welcome series. Which I think is a GREAT idea. But it got me wondering how many nonprofits even have ONE great welcome email let alone a SERIES. So I cruised 100 larger well-known nonprofit’s websites and signed up to be on their email lists. READ MORE

postheadericon Confessions of a Nonprofit Founder who had Founder’s Syndrome


I just read an article about Founder’s Syndrome in the Nonprofit Quarterly that I found really puzzling. The author appears to be attempting to show that Founders’ Syndrome is often misdiagnosed or over-diagnosed and that those misdiagnoses can cover up other underlying problems, presumably unrelated to the founder. READ MORE

postheadericon 15 Fun Things To Make Your Nonprofit’s Home Page Stand Out

1.           A Donate Now button that says Thank You when you roll over it – off to the side, not on the actual button. How cool is that? READ MORE

postheadericon On Nonprofit Boards and Mergers

My Bad?

I’m not anti-board or anything, but it really seems like people look at the board last when a nonprofit is struggling – and self-evaluation isn’t really an easy thing. It would be really hard to say – OOPS – I think I might be the problem; or even for an executive director to say to their board OOPS – it looks like YOU might be the problem. READ MORE

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