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Jonathan Steck

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There is a science behind why donors give to charities and nonprofits, and it’s a behavior that can be directly influenced by what we, as fundraisers, communicate. Here are three ways that you can influence your donor’s giving patterns and potentially increase retention rates...
There is a science behind why donors give to charities and nonprofits, and it’s a behavior that can be directly influenced by what we, as fundraisers, communicate. Here are three ways that you can influence your donor’s giving patterns and potentially increase retention rates...
26 Nov 2018

Using Gratitude to Boost Donor Retention

There is a science behind why donors give to charities and nonprofits, and it’s a behavior that can be directly…

There are countless different tips, tricks, and tactics you can use when writing your appeal letters, emails, landing pages, and any other direct response communications. I want to give you three secrets that I’ve used over the years to write effective direct mail and digital copy.
There are countless different tips, tricks, and tactics you can use when writing your appeal letters, emails, landing pages, and any other direct response communications. I want to give you three secrets that I’ve used over the years to write effective direct mail and digital copy.
13 Aug 2018

Three Ways to Improve Your Fundraising Letters

There are countless different tips, tricks, and tactics you can use when writing your appeal letters, emails, landing pages, and…

If it’s been a while since Sally A. Sample sent you a financial gift, don’t assume she’s forgotten about you altogether.

Sally is what you call a lapsed donor, and the potentially quieter summer months ahead of us might be a good time to start figuring out how to get those lapsed donors back. Generally speaking, lapsed donors haven’t made a financial gift of any kind in more than 12 months.
If it’s been a while since Sally A. Sample sent you a financial gift, don’t assume she’s forgotten about you altogether. Sally is what you call a lapsed donor, and the potentially quieter summer months ahead of us might be a good time to start figuring out how to get those lapsed donors back. Generally speaking, lapsed donors haven’t made a financial gift of any kind in more than 12 months.
19 Mar 2018

It’s A Good Time To Get Your Donors Back

If it’s been a while since Sally A. Sample sent you a financial gift, don’t assume she’s forgotten about you…

If your acquisition campaign went according to plan, you should have a lot of new and potentially profitable donors added to your file. Congratulations, now what do you do?
If you’ve invested the time and money on acquiring a new donor, it’s vitally important that you don’t neglect them because the future of that relationship depends on what you do next.
If your acquisition campaign went according to plan, you should have a lot of new and potentially profitable donors added to your file. Congratulations, now what do you do? If you’ve invested the time and money on acquiring a new donor, it’s vitally important that you don’t neglect them because the future of that relationship depends on what you do next.
31 Jan 2018

It’s Not a Relationship Without a Second Gift

If your acquisition campaign went according to plan, you should have a lot of new and potentially profitable donors added…