Wed.Mar 03, 2021

Building Donor Relationships One Thank You At a Time

Wild Apricot

This is a guest post by Ephraim Gopin, the founder of 1832 Communications. “The thank you is the single most important piece of communication that your donors get. They have a higher recall of it than the appeal that generated the gift.” ” fundraising

The Ask Matters

Spark Consulting

About two weeks ago, DC’s mayor, Muriel Bowser, held a series of virtual budget engagement forums to share her draft budget for FY2022. The format her team chose was extremely clever.

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5 ways to set chapters up for success through technology

Nimble AMS

A successful chapter program delivers valuable benefits for an association – including member engagement, member satisfaction, and overall member growth. But how do you set-up your chapters for success? Five ways you can set your chapters up for success through technology.

Creating Virtual Watercooler Moments for Your Remote Team


Most employees new to remote work miss one major thing about their old office life: impromptu conversations with co-workers. Meanwhile, their managers worry about the impact of remote work on their team’s camaraderie and relationships with colleagues across the organization.

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Deliver Effective Online Education and Events Your Members Will Love

This guide identifies the biggest challenges for associations moving their training online and provides practical solutions so that you can hit the ground running. Download now to keep your members engaged and growing even in times of COVID-19.

Data Driven: Best Practices and Questions to Capture Virtual Event Feedback


While it feels as if we should all be well-versed in virtual events by now, the reality is, if you were mostly hosting in-person events pre-COVID, switching to virtual can be a challenge. We'll be the first to say it: It's a big adjustment!


Give a little at a time rather than taking away

Effective Database

Give a little at a time rather than taking away I'm sure there's research somewhere that explains this phenomenon*, but in my experience, most people are more bothered when you take something away from them than they are when you give them very little to start with and add as needed. Here's what I've seen: … Give a little at a time rather than taking away Read More » Wes's Wednesday Wisdom