Category: Social Media & Fundraising

April 24, 2018

Is your nonprofit, or a nonprofit you are associated with, using a CRM to help benefit it; if not, why not?

I have been using Customer Relationship Management Software (CRM) since University, about 34 years ago. At that time, I was using Maximizer for business and personal. Today I use Outlook as do many of my clients and contacts. I find this system to be extremely user friendly due to all the advances they have made […]

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January 5, 2018

Happy New Year and don’t forget about the Seven Touches for great success in 2018!

I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season and 2018 is off to a great beginning. I was thinking of a Blog post I did in March of 2014 and thought it may be useful to share again. I continue to remind myself as a fundraiser that people get inundated with requests for support from […]

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September 22, 2016

The Power of Video Marketing – Part 2

I keep reading so many interesting articles on video marketing,  I thought it would be worth while to do a follow up to my August blog. So here is my September Blog entitled: The Power of Video Marketing – Part 2. In addition to highlighting video’s immense marketing power, I thought it would give me […]

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August 10, 2016

The Power of Video Marketing

I am now near the end of my 6th year in my business and have wanted to do a video since I began my business in November of 2010. Well, thanks to Travis E Cross, Producer/Director of Grand Cross Media, this dream has now become a reality. I’m really pleased at the final iteration of […]

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September 22, 2015

100 Men Who Give A Damn!

On Tuesday evening, September 15, 2015, I had the distinct pleasure of taking in a meeting that I heard of through an Executive Director, Kathy Fyfe, that I work with at the Epilepsy Association of Calgary who saw it on twitter. Kathy asked me if I would go to learn more about it in hopes […]

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July 6, 2015

Epilepsy Association 60 Year Anniversary Stampede Party!

The Epilepsy Association of Calgary is a charitable social service agency established to address community, individual and family needs related to epilepsy. For 60 years it has been delivering its mission to Calgary and area to support independence, quality of life and community participation for those with and affected by epilepsy. For those people who […]

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May 7, 2015

Help provide AIWC with a “forever home”!

The Alberta Institute for Wildlife Conservation (AIWC) is a non-profit society and registered charity operating since 1993 dedicated to rescuing injured, orphaned, and contaminated wildlife. They are an accredited vet clinic through the Alberta Veterinary Medical Association, specifically dedicated to admitting injured and orphaned wildlife. They are located northwest of Calgary, Alberta, Canada and serve […]

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September 9, 2014

The Ice Bucket Challenge Won’t Solve Charity’s Biggest Problem

I love the Ice Bucket Challenge. Period. It’s a collective expression of love in a world with far too little of it. It has generated public tears in an age with far too few of them. It restores faith. It connects. And, as of last week, it raised more than $100 million for the Amyotrophic […]

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April 3, 2014

Crowdfunding and the Epilepsy Association of Calgary

What is Epilepsy? http://www.epilepsycalgary.com/ Epilepsy is a condition of the central nervous system, characterized by recurrent seizures. The term epilepsy covers a wide variety of disturbances in consciousness, ranging from mild sensations or interruptions in normal thought, feeling or behavior, to convulsive seizures. It is estimated that 1 to 2% of the population has epilepsy. […]

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November 12, 2013

Social Media and the Next Generation of Canadian Giving

http://www.slideshare.net/hjcnewmedia/social-media-and-the-next-generation-of-canadian-giving

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