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Some Friday afternoon reading for you...

A really productive week at work, with lots of new projects getting off the ground, which is great. Also been moving house, which means I haven't got as much writing done as I would've liked, but there's always next week!

Anyway, here's a round-up of my favourite recent blog posts:

Kev Baughen with some good thoughts on online giving and the sad demise of Bmycharity. The Raffle.It blog also has some thoughts on the matter as well.

Some good ideas on engaging entrepreneurial donors with creative thinking.

Katya has an important wake up call about your supporters.

Jonathan Grapsas on getting people to 'handraise' before fundraising.

Does your organisation's thank you letter suck?

Jeff Brooks with a list of banned words to avoid in your fundraising.

Need a social media policy? Beth has got everything you need...

Beth Breeze talks about two recent approaches she's had to be a donor.

Useful article on how to reduce your Twitter follower list without annoying people.

Could you make more use of video to help your customer service efforts?

Alan Webber on how change works

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