It's time for another selection of fundraising related links and articles. Enjoy and thanks for reading.
Kivi Leroux Miller hosts August's nonprofit blog carnival. This month's subject is 'Playing well with others'.
The Veritus Group share a step by step approach to developing a strategy for each major donor.
Remember a Charity Director, Rob Cope, gives a preview of this year's campaign. I liked the chocolate idea!
Sarah Clifton at 101 Fundraising looks at the hype over donor journeys.
Also on 101 Fundraising, Rachel Beer takes an in-depth look at hiring good fundraisers.
Frogloop shares some great data and insight about fundraising email.
Wild Woman Fundraising takes a look at foundations through the lens of the Black Swan by Nassim Nicolas Taleb (one of my favourite books).
Pell & Bales creative director, Charlie Hulme says 'If you're not inspired then nor is your supporter'.
Pamela Grow shares 10 things that will make your donors say 'Wow!'
Fundraising consultant Matthew Sherrington encourages you to make someone's day - every day.
The Penguin blogs looks at the problem with being 'competitive'.
Seth Godin: Magic + Generosity = the brand crush
Author Scott Berkun urges you not to be precious with your ideas.
Copyblogger with five selling techniques to steal from infomercials.