What better way to finish off the working year than with a final round-up of fundraising related links from the last couple of weeks... :)
Whatever you are doing this Christmas, have a wonderful time.
Thanks for reading and best wishes for a memorable 2012.
Kimberley with some wise words for thanking donors in small charities.
The Wild Woman interviews Jules Brown from the excellent Dear Joan blog.
Margaux from Bluefrog reports from the London IoF Conference - sorry for not making you cry!
Kev on trying new ideas (complete with examples).
Katya with five strategic mistakes to avoid in 2012.
I loved this thank you Paul received from Send a Cow.
Sarah Clifton takes a fresh look at the donor pyramid and proposes a donor lifecycle map.
Barbara with 10 predictions for fundraising in 2012.
Freakonomics report on experiments in charitable giving.
Pell and Bales share 10 life lessons from one of their telephone callers.
Sex, lies and the art of commanding attention - some great advice from Copyblogger on headline writing.
Eaon looks at the myth of influencers.