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Is print communication on its way out? Are you chasing what’s new in digital and social media, but can’t catch up? Do you feel pressure to build multi-channel fundraising strategies with limited resources? Invest 60 minutes and you will leave with practical tips you can implement now to improve effectiveness, inspire supporters, and boost results.
Is print communication on its way out? Are you chasing what’s new in digital and social media, but can’t catch up? Do you feel pressure to build multi-channel fundraising strategies with limited resources? Invest 60 minutes and you will leave with practical tips you can implement now to improve effectiveness, inspire supporters, and boost results.
19 Jun 2019

Emerging Trends in Digital, Data, and Direct Mail

Is print communication on its way out? Are you chasing what’s new in digital and social media, but can’t catch…

A lot of time and energy is being spent on “what to do” with “the Millennials.” There are seminars, articles, and blogs each addressing this group of people as though they were some kind of aberration. They actually remind me of me! I’m a “child of the 60s” one of those long-haired, lazy hippie-types who were bringing America down. But the strange thing is, I was never a hippie, never had really long hair (I think Jimmy Carter’s hair was actually longer than mine), and I had three jobs just to get through high school. I didn’t have time to do anything with America except work, vote, and pay taxes!
A lot of time and energy is being spent on “what to do” with “the Millennials.” There are seminars, articles, and blogs each addressing this group of people as though they were some kind of aberration. They actually remind me of me! I’m a “child of the 60s” one of those long-haired, lazy hippie-types who were bringing America down. But the strange thing is, I was never a hippie, never had really long hair (I think Jimmy Carter’s hair was actually longer than mine), and I had three jobs just to get through high school. I didn’t have time to do anything with America except work, vote, and pay taxes!
03 Jun 2019

THE TESTING ISSUE

A lot of time and energy is being spent on “what to do” with “the Millennials.” There are seminars, articles,…

Books

Providing proven insights to increase fundraising results from our years of experience assisting organizations around the country and the world.

The Six Essentials of Rapidly Growing Nonprofits

The Six Essentials of Rapidly Growing Nonprofits is a book written for everyone who serves by working in a nonprofit organization. What are the common traits all rapidly growing nonprofits share?

The Rules of Fundraising

The Rules of Fundraising is an authoritative guide for nonprofits. Written by Douglas K. Shaw, Founder/Chairman of the Board and CEO of Douglas Shaw & Associates, this book provides insights from years of assisting organizations around the country.

More Rules of Fundraising

More Rules of Fundraising is an authoritative guide for nonprofits. Written by Douglas K. Shaw, Founder/Chairman of the Board and CEO of Douglas Shaw & Associates, this book provides insights from years of assisting organizations around the country.

The Rules of Fundraising Combo Pack

The Rules of Fundraising and More Rules of Fundraising combine to include 70 rules that experienced fundraisers know, gleaned from years of assisting organizations around the country.

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Understanding Generational Giving at your Nonprofit

May, 15 2019 at 12PM CST

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