5 Interesting Facts from the Giving USA 2011 Report
The Giving USA 2011 report is out and the team at The Giving USA Foundation and the Center on Philanthropy [...]
Peer Screening 201
Recently I offered reasons as to why Peer Screening—the use of volunteers to evaluate a list of their peers’ donor [...]
Facebook and LinkedIn – The social media personal and professional go-to tools?
While I’m sitting here on a Wednesday evening looking at my LinkedIn and Facebook profiles, I’m wondering how much information [...]
Mid-level donors — Looking beyond the data
Note from ProspectResearch.com: Lynne Wester, Director of Stewardship and Donor Recognition at Yeshiva University, kindly agreed to write a guest post showcasing [...]
NTEN’s Google Analytics Webinar: The Cliff Notes Version
Last week’s NTEN webinar on Google Analytics reached capacity FAST. Great for NTEN (they really know what the hot topics [...]
Re-engaging Donors: The Time is Now!!
Like many of you I spent the first quarter of the year getting ready for April 15th. As I was [...]
Keys to Following Up with Disaster Response Donors
I’ve been following the fundraising response to Japan very closely and so I was very pleased to be able to sit down with Katie Beth DeSchepper of StrategicOne earlier today. Convio acquired StrategicOne earlier this year, and they have done significant analytics on disaster donations with some hefty data sets to look at, so Katie Beth had some excellent suggestions. [...]
Professional Development, Budgets, and Goals – Part I
I just recently finished speaking at the CASE District VII Conference and I was thrilled to be asked and like [...]
10 Guiding Principles for Any Ask: Part IV
The final three suggestions in Laura Fredrick’s book “The 10 Guiding Principles for Any Ask,” may be the most important. [...]
Facebook and Prospect Research – Too Big Brother?
When I was a front-line fundraiser, I used to read the newspaper every morning and clip out pictures of board [...]