Storytelling Techniques for Your Fundraising Success Nonprofit storytelling can be a powerful tool to recruit and motivate donors. Even more than shocking statistics, a story can spur donors to help because it makes the cause real and elicits empathy from potential supporters. Allison Gauss from Classy.org had some great tips to tap into the power […]
Do you watch Shark Tank? How do you think your best presentation would fare with Mr. Wonderful? Learn some super successful presentation tips now! Want more? https://www.tvinsider.com/98529/shark-tanks-kevin-oleary-gives-4-tips-on-how-to-succeed-with-the-sharks/
Winning Content Ideas Your content is the key to your successful year-end appeal. By now, you’ve gathered your stories and created your plan. Use these tips to make sure you structure your content and present it in a way that is sure to yield great results. Four quick tips to winning content and formatting 1. […]
How to Dominate Year-End Direct Mail Success in direct mail cannot be achieved through a great letter alone. Even if you have the most compelling story written in an impeccable, easy to read letter, it won’t do you any good if it is not read by your supporters. This is why understanding direct mail is […]
Are YOU communicating Donor Love? Did you know they’re 5 Donor Love Languages and would you like to know what they are? Watch now as Blockbuster Fundraising addresses this subject with Development Directors.
Online donor stewardship has never been more important in these competitive nonprofit times. John Haydon recently wrote some great tips for fundraisers that I think you will appreciate as much as I did.
Dazzling Storytelling Means Crowdfunding Success If you are looking for a successful example of crowdfunding using stellar storytelling, look no further than The Smithsonian’s campaign to “Save the Ruby Slippers!” The Smithsonian conducted this campaign to preserve Dorothy’s Red Shoes on Kickstarter in October 2016 and raised $300,000 in just a few days!!! Click here […]
Retention rates have been down for non-profits since 2008 and are not improving at 46%. 8 out of 10 New Donors now only give one gift and are gone! Here are strategies and tactics to reverse that retention rate now!