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Or why your statistics don’t work There are plenty of appeals landing in my mailbox and inbox. I’ll bet it’s the same for you. I often open them, hoping to be moved, or learn something new. And you know, there’s one characteristic that unites too many of the appeals. They’re all head and no heart. They’re […]
Do people actually go for this stuff? Every once in a while, I just can’t take it anymore. So you’ve been warned: rant ahead. The carrier envelope It came in a larger than usual 9 x 6 envelope. So far, so good. Then things went right off the rails. “Important Reminder!” the envelope screamed. (Important to whom?) […]
With the rise of laptops, smartphones, social media, and more, nonprofits now have more tools available to them for engaging donors than ever before. The problem that comes with having so many choices, however, is that it can be difficult to figure out exactly which engagement techniques are most effective. To complicate the matter even […]