October 13, 2011

Is money the only thing a non-profit organization should think of when measuring success?

If businesses have embraced a “value based”approach to managing since it is imperative to make decisions that enhance and improve value for all stakeholders than why can’t nonprofits too? 1. Generating a return for investors is important but what about a return for supporters for nonprofits? 2. If employees need to be empowered in for-profit business […]

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September 12, 2011

What charity fundraiser would be the best to raise the most money?

I often asked the question, “what charity fundraiser would be the best to raise the most money?” Charity fundraising ideas come in all shapes and sizes. For many organizations, raising a regular amount of money is vital to keep going. Coming up with novel fundraisers not only helps to bring in much needed cash but […]

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August 17, 2011

Does the age of social media create new opportunities for fundraising?

Non-profits are in a position to continually look at new and effective ways to maintain and increase their donor-base. The age of social media may or may not create new opportunities for fundraising. I have been doing some research on social media for small and medium size non-profits and have found some interesting resources that have helped […]

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June 17, 2011

Want Long Term Customers? Start with Saying Thanks — the Right Way

More from Business Owners When you land a new customer, what is your ultimate goal? To satisfy, delight, exceed expectations, create the“wow factor”…?  Absolutely — but this is your ultimate goal: Turn a new customer into a long term customer. Long term customers are the revenue gift that keeps on giving. That little bit of […]

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May 4, 2011

Anyone need some help with a golf tournament or other event?

With golf season and other events coming up over the next several months, I would like to share the following monthly message with you. Please contact me if I can be of assistance with the success of your upcoming event(s) with help for sponsors, donors, and/or gifts in kind. I look forward to hearing from […]

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