Links to Blog Posts You Should Read
The Facts Behind Your Hunch
"How do you think online constituent engagement is trending for nonprofits? All your personal indicators – your organization’s web visits, prevalence of social media, your personal online engagement – say it’s growing, up and to the right. But it’s one thing to have a hunch about the trends. It’s another to have hard, quantitative data." Click here to read the full post.
The 'Who's Asking?' Paradox
"Philanthropy - especially very successful philanthropy - always requires just the right 'personal touch.' But what happens when relationships appear to close doors instead of opening them? Here’s what I mean. We’ve heard it from volunteers, and even from other advancement professionals: 'I’m too friendly with her to ask her for a contribution.' It seems that many people feel uncomfortable asking a friend for a gift." Click here to read the full post.