Membership

NMAAHC's Direct Mail Focuses on Stories
July 14, 2017 at 8:21 am

A mission to correctly present history powers this museum’s direct mail membership effort. Mailer Name: National Museum of African American History & Culture Date Mailed: March 2016 to March 2017 The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is a Smithsonian Institution museum. This appeal calls its recent opening a “momentous step forward in […]

Should You Invest in Account Updater for Monthly Donors?
June 26, 2017 at 11:45 am

Account updater (also called account recycling or account recovery) is becoming more and more popular. Some donor base systems have started offering it for a small fee. Some systems charge a flat fee every month, and some charge a small fee based upon the amount to be recovered...

Mistakes: The Unavoidable Fundraising Nightmare
May 5, 2017 at 9:33 am

Mistakes are inevitable, how a fundraiser responds to those errors is what can really set the organization apart. Instead of spending all our time on looking for someone (anyone but me!) to blame, our first priority needs to be our donors...

Top 3 Monthly Donor Retention Tips
May 1, 2017 at 12:40 am

By now, you know the tremendous power monthly donors have. You know how it can help improve your donor retention to much higher levels. We typically see monthly donor retention rates between 87 percent and 95 percent—that’s double that of one-time donors...

Museum of the American Revolution's Direct Mail Call to Arms
April 20, 2017 at 3:28 pm

A mission to correctly present history powers this museum’s direct mail membership effort. Mailer Name: National Museum of African American History & Culture Date Mailed: March 2016 to March 2017 The National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) is a Smithsonian Institution museum. This appeal calls its recent opening a “momentous step forward in […]