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The Secret to Making Donors Love You

The Secret to Making Donors Love You

Do you know how many donors you’re currently losing each year? Figure that number out and you might just realise...

Show don’t tell. Using images in fundraising

Show don’t tell. Using images in fundraising

“A picture says a thousand words.” It’s a cliché but true. You can say far more in one image than...

Non-Profit Storytelling: How to Stand Out in a Crowd

Non-Profit Storytelling: How to Stand Out in a Crowd

One of the common questions that I’m asked by potential clients (apart from ‘do you work for commission?’ Er, that’s...

Top 10 Fundraising Planning Questions

Top 10 Fundraising Planning Questions

This tends to be the time of year for planning – both in life (yes, I was at the gym...

A fundraising quote for the season…

A fundraising quote for the season…

Monday Motivation

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Getting the meeting with potential donors & sponsors: Fundraising Q&A

Getting the meeting with potential donors & sponsors: Fundraising Q&A

I get lots of email enquiries from people asking for advice on specific questions to do with their fundraising –...

3 questions to help you to engage donors with your stories

3 questions to help you to engage donors with your stories

Many of the clients that I’ve worked with do amazing work and make a difference to people’s lives but often,...

Successful Sponsorship Negotiation: Getting to Yes

Successful Sponsorship Negotiation: Getting to Yes

You’ve written your initial sponsorship approach to your dream sponsor and have been invited in to pitch.  How do you...

Building donor loyalty: lessons from Murdo

Building donor loyalty: lessons from Murdo

Donor loyalty is central to any successful fundraising programme – and so it should be when you consider that it...