by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Jun 2, 2023 | Donor Fatigue, donor relationships, touch points | Communication, Donor-Centered, Meaningful Connections, Relationships
If you think donor fatigue means donors are tired of giving, you’ve got it wrong. Donors are tired of the way you treat them. Here’s how to reset the relationship.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | May 24, 2023 | Communication, Donor Communication, Storytelling | Communication, Mission, Philanthropy, Storytelling
To connect your donors to the need, you need to humanize your fundraising communications with emotional storytelling.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | May 15, 2023 | Donor Retention, Impact, Making a Difference | Communication, Donor Retention, Donor-Centered, Impact, Reporting Back, Thanking
Keeping your donors’ attention is as simple as shifting the focus away from yourself and telling them how their gifts made a difference.
by Karen Kendrick | May 3, 2023 | Communication Preference, Donor Communication, Donor Relations, Relationship Building, Stewardship | Communication, Donor-Centered, Meaningful Connections, Passions and Interests, Relationships, Reporting Back, StewardshipHave you ever caught yourself not really listening to what your donor is saying on the phone because you’re so busy thinking about how you can get them to meet with you? Or have you ever asked a donor to meet with you, saying you want to get their input, but you...
by Guest Contributor | Apr 17, 2023 | Donor Communication, Obstacles, Storytelling, touch points | Communication, Relationships, Storytelling, Touch Points
Is the story you’re telling yourself about unanswered donor calls leaving you defeated? Here’s how to get strategic with a rewrite that serves your goals.
by Richard Perry and Jeff Schreifels | Apr 10, 2023 | Donor Communication, Donor Conversations, Donor Relations, Fundraising, Impact | Communication, Donor Conversation, Fundraising, Impact, Major Gifts
When you start a conversation with a donor, do you begin by talking about the money, or the difference they’ve made for your mission?