Fundraising Reading Round-Up
Friday, May 03, 2013
Time for another round-up of some of the articles I've been reading recently.
Katya hosts this month's non-profit blog carnival featuring 25 great pieces of advice.
The Agitator with two articles on direct mail: Stop Mailing! Don't stop mailing! and a look at the ACS decision to stop direct mail acquisition.
Aline on editing and advice from David Oglivy. If you are interested in David Oglivy then Drayton Bird has a fascinating look at his life: Part 1 and part 2.
Simon George on fundraising and organisational culture.
Karen Zapp on the power of handwritten notes.
A new series from Agents of Good. It starts with three things you can do to love your donors more.
Wild Woman Fundraising shares how to write a story for an appeal letter.
Jeff's nine part series on the levels of fundraising hell ends with level 9: The treacherous.
Charlie asks if you are ok with ok?
Clarification with seven little-known secrets that will get you a visit with your donor.
Open Fundraising share a some fascinating research on attitudes to mobile giving.
The Far Edge of Promise share a story about ugly socks and major giving.
Seth asks about your manifesto and culture.
Out of office replies are normally pretty dull. Sean shares how he makes his stand out and be memorable!