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24 January 2017

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Have you ever been betrayed?

I remember my last fundraising job, sitting in my chair at my desk, late into the night, week after week, month after month, trying […]

23 January 2017

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Do you have one of these 10 most in demand skills for 2017?

When it comes to your fundraising career, it’s important to think about how to stay current. What are you doing, right now, to stay […]

14 January 2017

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Chinese Workers Strike

The Gig Economy and the Nonprofit Sector

In November 2016 Yes Magazine published a happy go lucky article about the gig economy and how we should all LOVE IT because it […]

9 January 2017

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Barbara Winter

Never say never in self employment! And other tips from Barbara Winter

Mazarine Treyz: Hey, everybody. Welcome. This is Mazarine Treyz of Wild Woman Fundraising and today I am talking with Barbara Winter, the author of […]

19 December 2016

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ANnual report 2016

Take a peek inside my business

Hi! It’s the end of the year! FINALLY! Goodbye 2016! Hello 2017! What a bumpy road! What a surprise this year was. Here are […]

12 December 2016

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I’m making my plan for 2017 right now. Want to join me?

What streams of income are you going to have coming in during 2017? Maybe you know you need to make a fundraising plan but you’re […]

10 December 2016

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Fun Video Friday: Overcome

Truth time. For the entire month of November, after the US election, I did not feel like working. I felt total despair. Even with […]

1 December 2016

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My mistakes of 2016

Each year I talk about my mistakes! Here are my mistakes from 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 and 2015. And 23 of my fundraising […]

14 November 2016

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Annual Report Cover

Give Your Annual Report A Makeover

Are you working on your annual report right now? How can you make it better than last year? Read on! Here’s an annual report […]

9 November 2016

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You matter more than ever.

Your life is going to be changed, now, forever. The world is scarier than ever, even if you don’t live in the US. And […]

7 November 2016

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winston from ghostbusters

10 Things People Don’t Talk About In Fundraising (But Should)

Have you ever wondered why people don’t talk about certain things in fundraising? Are you scratching your head, wondering what to do about your […]

3 November 2016

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lose a donor

I Stopped Giving to a Nonprofit I Used to Give to- Why?

Here’s the scenario. I was a monthly donor to this nonprofit for years. I was also giving free (and paid) but mostly free advice […]

2 November 2016

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nonprofit woman needs to get paid more

This ONE thing is what makes us inefficient

  Hey girlfriend. You should get paid more. You should have more sick time, and more flex time to be with your family or […]

24 October 2016

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Interview on how to make your year end appeals more effective

What is the best way to write fundraising appeals?   Recently I spoke with CauseVox about the core elements of effective fundraising appeals, how […]

11 October 2016

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go outside kid!

This appeal caused a 50% increase in average donations

Here’s a hospice appeal that I consulted on, that raised more than ever before for a hospice on the east coast. This person also […]

10 October 2016

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Meaningless brute reality of things-Ortega

Your donors need this. And you can give it to them.

What can you give your donor? Endings. Your appeal letter, your annual report, your grant proposal, your case statement, your capital campaign, your newsletter, […]

4 October 2016

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human design

I Hid My Double Life From Co-Workers For Years

I had this secret life that I never told people about. My donors, I felt, and my co-workers COULD NOT HANDLE THE REALNESS. But […]

3 October 2016

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The Online Nonprofit Leadership Summit Rocked SO HARD!

Whew! Last week we did our incredible Nonprofit Leadership Summit, with 12 presentations over 3 days for nonprofits all over the world! We had […]

26 September 2016

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Nonprofit Leadership Summit

Last Chance to Join us for the Nonprofit Leadership Summit!

The journey to a more successful 2017 for your nonprofit begins in 24 hours! It’s Almost Time for the Nonprofit Leadership Summit! I can’t […]

20 September 2016

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Why do we lose 50% of our donors every year? Ellen Bristol says…

Read part one of this interview with Ellen Bristol and learn how to start looking at your fundraising and measuring it in a different […]