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Redefining Boards

When it comes to managing your board members, it can be a tricky thing.  Depending on the lifetime of your organization, you may have started with a few eager folks that love your cause but have absolutely no idea what they are doing BUT they want to help.  You might be on the opposite extreme and have an organization that [...]

Redefining Boards 2018-02-22T14:07:01-06:00

I Heart MailChimp

Have you been creating emails to send out to your clients? Do you want something that looks professional, clean cut, easy and FREE?? Peaked your interest with the word FREE? Yes, it’s true MailChimp is FREE! “MailChimp is the world’s largest marketing automation platform. It’s like a second brain that helps millions of customers—from small e-commerce shops to big online [...]

I Heart MailChimp 2018-03-01T14:04:59-06:00

Does it Suck or What? How to Avoid Sucky Swag

We’ve all come back from a trade show, conference, or fund-raising event with a pile of free stuff. You know what I am talking about, that plastic bag with a logo filled with flyers, silicone wristbands, pens, and peppermint candies. If you are like me, I let it sit for months on end in a corner, and when I finally [...]

Does it Suck or What? How to Avoid Sucky Swag 2018-03-01T14:03:30-06:00

Reasons to Hire a Professional Auctioneer

A survey conducted by the National Auctioneers Association (NAA) revealed that on average, BAS-certified fundraising auctioneers haul in 50% higher bids than non-certified auctioneers. Looking at the cost of hiring a professional auctioneer may seem intimidating, but to create a successful fundraising event you need someone who is confident, enthusiastic and someone who keeps your audience engaged and donating throughout [...]

Reasons to Hire a Professional Auctioneer 2018-03-01T14:02:27-06:00

Volunteer Appreciation Ideas

Volunteers: Retaining Them for the Long Haul At the Zoo A man was delivering penguins to the zoo when his van broke down on the highway. A fellow stopped to see if he could be of assistance. "Oh, I'm in some real trouble here" said the first man. "I've got to take these penguins to the zoo today, and now [...]

Volunteer Appreciation Ideas 2018-06-05T15:27:28-06:00

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