Saying Thank You The Right Way
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Saying Thank You The Right Way

Is your thank you letter meaningful and evoking an emotional response? When was the last time you picked up the phone to thank a customer for their business? If the answer to either of these questions is “I don’t know” then you might be hurting your relationship between you and your customers. Below is a...

Posted by September 15, 2014January 18, 2018
Read Up and Invest Time into Your Multi Channel Efforts
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Read Up and Invest Time into Your Multi Channel Efforts

Social media is the marketing activity nonprofits say they need help with most, according to a free report from Constant Contact called the Nonprofit Pulse Report. More than 57% of the 307 respondents said they needed help with social media, followed by 36% with email marketing, and 35% with their nonprofit websites. Not surprisingly, 88% of...

How to Say Thank You in a Personal, Memorable, Trackable Way
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How to Say Thank You in a Personal, Memorable, Trackable Way

Nine times out of ten, a donor receives a letter that starts with, “Thank you for your generous donation.” Because giving is an emotional response, it deserves an emotional thank you with more pep and personality than a typical, status quo thank you. Read Shannon Doolittle’s 22 Delightful Ways to Say Thank You. Here’s a sample...

Study Shows Direct Mail Triggers 3-to-1 Donations Compared to Email
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Study Shows Direct Mail Triggers 3-to-1 Donations Compared to Email

Donors are more than three times as likely to give an online gift in response to a direct mail appeal than an “e-ppeal,” according to a national study conducted by research firm Campbell Rinker for the non-profit advising firm Dunham+Company. The study revealed that 17% of donors who gave on a charity website in 2011 said they...

Posted by July 5, 2012December 22, 2020
The Offering Plate at Churches Turns Digital
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The Offering Plate at Churches Turns Digital

The Da Vinci Code took the world by storm in 2003 grossing $758 million worldwide at the box office. Also seeking higher numbers, churches are turning to QR Codes® in an effort to increase donations and tithing. Do you see the irony in the movie’s star character Robert Langdon being a symbologist and the possible...

Posted by April 12, 2012December 28, 2016