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Know where your donors belong

Written By: Cam Shapansky on November 03, 2017

 

Donor Journey, Donor Experience, Relationship Fundraising November 3, 2017
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NEW THOUGHTS ON NEW DONORS COMING FROM OUR NEW WEBSITE!

Written By: Cam Shapansky on June 07, 2017

Before I get ahead of myself, I wanted to note how excited I am to be sharing this blog with you from our brand new website! Be sure to take a browse and check out our new resources and content.

Donor Journey, New Donor Onboarding, Acquisition, Donor Experience, Relationship Fundraising, Stewardship, Retention June 7, 2017
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People hate being asked for money

Written By: Cam Shapansky on May 24, 2017

I’ll never forget when Taylor Conroy of Change Heroes and now Journey333 said that at the beginning of a talk at one of our summits.

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The Gift of The Ask

Written By: Cam Shapansky on January 02, 2017

I was struck this past Christmas by something my 13-year-old son did.

Donor Journey, New Donor Onboarding, Donor Experience, Relationship Fundraising January 2, 2017
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Do the math

Written By: Cam Shapansky on September 22, 2016

I’ve talked to a lot of organizations lately that seem to be frightened by the current environment and chasing a spiral down the drain.

Donor Journey, New Donor Onboarding, Acquisition, Donor Experience September 22, 2016
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Million-Dollar View

Written By: Cam Shapansky on August 10, 2016

In much of the world this mountainous view of the ocean would demand a million-dollar price tag, just for the view. But this is Haiti and this is the coastline that 600,000 residents of Port Au Prince came to after the earthquake nearly seven years ago.

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Talking middle donors across the globe

Written By: Cam Shapansky on May 26, 2016

 “Wow, I’ve been to a bunch of talks and workshops on middle donors but this is the first one that the presenter actually knew what he was talking about.”

That’s feedback we got after our Toronto Middle Donor workshop on May 11. And I’m not even sure how to respond.

Donor Journey, Acquisition, Donor Experience, Mid-Level Program May 26, 2016
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Stuck in the middle: A little-understood segment with huge potential

Written By: Cam Shapansky on April 19, 2016

Last month, I started banging the drum about Middle Donors, writing about the benefits of extending your fundraising relationship with this undervalued group. Well, this month I’m still bangin’ away. After more than a decade of focusing on this high-value segment, I’ve got lots to say!

Donor Journey, Donor Experience, Relationship Fundraising, Mid-Level Program, Direct Mail, Monthly Program, Annual Giving, Stewardship, Retention April 19, 2016
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Are you on the middle donor bandwagon?

Written By: Cam Shapansky on March 02, 2016

Back in 1989, Stephen R. Covey published his best-seller The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, and for some time after that everything in business was about time management.

New Donor Onboarding, Acquisition, Donor Experience, Mid-Level Program March 2, 2016
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Finding the hidden gems in your data file

Written By: Cam Shapansky on February 01, 2016

If you’re like most organizations, you work really hard at communicating your cause to the outside world. Your work is impactful and you see the difference it’s making every day. You know there are pockets within your donor file that are doing really well, but could they be doing even better? Are you aware of other fundraising opportunities or are they simply being missed?

New Donor Onboarding, Acquisition, Data Analytics and Insights February 1, 2016
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