Top Tweets From Third Day of 2013 #AFPICON

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I planned to post this tomorrow, but could not wait! So without any further delay I present the last of the top tweets from the most prolific of the #AFPICON attendees. This takes some work, but has totally been worth it to experience sessions through the eyes of others and to have a virtual seat in multiple rooms. […]

Top Tweets From Second Day of 2013 #AFPICON

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The second day of #AFPICON was filled with awesome quotes and memorable moments. Here is the second day of top tweets from the most prolific of the #AFPICON conference attendees. RT @npmarc: You can spend all the time in the world correcting your weaknesses­, you’ll just end up average. ow.ly/jPMVO #AFPIcon — marcus buckingham (@mwbuckingham) […]

Top Tweets From First Day of 2013 #AFPICON

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With a little elbow grease I found the most retweeted messages from the most prolific of the #AFPICON attendees. Let’s get started, San Diego #afpICON – Here’s your Daily Digest for Sunday! afpmeet.org/digest.cfm #afpmeet #afpeeps @visitsandiego — AFP Headquarters (@AFPIHQ) April 7, 2013 “Office Hours” today at #AFPeeps U starts at noon – see full […]

2013 AFP International Conference on Fundraising [Preview]

AFP 2013 International Conference

Before I register for the AFP International Conference the first thing I consider is, “what do I hope to gain from this trip?” You see, for me this annual conference is more than a smorgasbord of best practice examples and how-tos. I view the conference as a way to recharge my batteries, renew my resolve, […]

4 Problems With Giving Tuesday & How to Address Them

Address these four issues for your organization so you can rise above the noise of Giving Tuesday, and make the donor experience necessary, memorable, sustainable, and impactful. The four problems with Giving Tuesday are that:
1) Many nonprofits don’t offer any extra incentive for donors to act compared to any other day,
2) Outside of the actual donation, non-profit requests don’t make meaningful linkages back to the season of giving,
3) Aside from increasing requests and leveraging the increased attention, organizations don’t make it any easier to take action compared to other days,
4) Unlike Black Friday “doorbusters” and Cyber Monday “coupon codes,” Giving Tuesday gifts will not have any more impact than normal.