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I love giving how-to, hands on advice! Thank you for reading, and please use this article archive as a resource for all things fundraising, nonprofit management, careers, and more!
How to Write an Appeal Letter Part 1
How to Write an Appeal Letter Part 2
The Inner Game of Writing Your Appeal Letter: Part 1
The Inner Game of Writing Your Appeal Letter: Part 2
How many stories should you put in your appeal?
CASE STUDY: How do you edit an appeal letter to make it even more effective?
How to get money in the mail
How to get more money through direct mail, interview with Jules Brown
3 Steps to Getting More Money In the Mail
Does adding extra stuff to your appeal mailing work?
How often to communicate with your supporters?
How can you measure if your mailings are working?
How to manage up when your boss is not a fundraiser
How can your nonprofit knowledge become your brand? Free Ebook
Elementary my dear: How to interview and find out if your boss is a bully
How to negotiate your salary
Are you looking for a fundraising job?
How to get into fundraising from sales or marketing
How to get into fundraising from an unrelated field
Are you between two worlds (Nonprofit Professional, and Entrepreneur)?
3 lies about moving up in your nonprofit career, and 3 truths
How can you discover your strengths?
How to ace that nonprofit interview
But they all want five years of experience!!
Does your job satisfy you?
Are you consulting for free? ORLY?
How to recover from a toxic workplace
How to respond when a manager yells at you
Bullying bosses can cause employee suicide
How can you get your boss to listen to you?
Are you attacked for your fashion?
Moving up in your nonprofit: How does it work?
Aw Girl, Are you JADED?
Have you ever been fired? Was that awesome, or what?
How to get OUT of fundraising and into something you like more
Freelancing Your Fundraising Career
52 Ways to Fundraise
The Zen of Fundraising
Why your dog is a great fundraiser
Your Massive Fundraising Resource List
What is fundraising?
Can we trade charity futures?
Do you have any thought-stopping cliches? Are you sure?
Reader Questions: What if you’re fundraising for a park?
Reader Questions: How do you get unrestricted funding?
Reader Questions: What are the best fundraising blogs and books?
Top 10 Grantwriting mistakes people make-Guest post by Tonya Pennie
What your funders want to see, subjective versus objective measurements
Could your nonprofit get government contracts?
What is grantwriting?
Is grantwriting an effective use of your time?
My eyes! My beautiful eyes!
13 tips on how NOT to get your annual report read
Do try this at home!
What the heck is CMYK and RGB, and why should you care? Guest post by Danielle Bardgette
Are you doing nonprofit graphic design on a shoestring? 10 free tools!
8 places to find volunteers
6 tips for making your fundraising program better
Teaching other people how to fundraise
20 money saving tips for Fundraisers
Are you fundraising in a small shop?
8 ways NOT to write a fundraising plan
Why are nonprofits asked to fight with one hand tied behind their backs?
Yeah, you know you need to learn how to delegate. How about right now?
You’re the entrepreneur in your Development office! Part 1
Why market your nonprofit to women?
Are you a workaholic fundraiser? Take the quiz!
Getting out of a workaholic rut
10 tips to make your nonprofit more efficient
How to learn how to ask for help
Making that major gifts call
Who is a major donor?
Starting your major gifts program
Why major gifts fundraising is like hosting a dinner party-Guest post by Cassie Gruenstein
Face to face ask
5 things you can take from the Long Tail about marketing your nonprofit
5 more things I learned about marketing from The Long Tail
How to get your nonprofit featured in mainstream media
Get creative when marketing your nonprofit through social media
Useful marketing questions from the Social Media Bible by Lon Safko
Advertising your nonprofit is not wasting money
Do you need to hire a Development Director?
So You Want to Lead a Nonprofit Part 1
So You Want to Lead a Nonprofit Part 2
Octavia Butler on Leadership
Who do you think you’re talking to? How to manage Gen Y
How do you become a nonprofit consultant? (By Mike Bacon)
How is the Texas Nonprofit Sector Changing?
Exclusive Interview with Kim Klein, nonprofit author, editor, publisher, consultant, and grassroots fundraiser
8 ways to be a good board member
Managing and Motivating others, Part 1
Managing and Motivating Others, Part 2
Managing and Motivating Others, Part 3
How to be an executive director
How to be Chief Development Officer
Who do you need on your board, and how can you get them there?
Online and Mobile Fundraising
Why Online Fundraising is like Ice Cream!
Free Social Media Tools for your nonprofit, from Social by Social
Did you watch the Oscars? How about the Toxies?
Ten tips for getting more donations through social media
Amy Sample Ward talks the future of fundraising online, and CSR
5 steps to a successful viral video campaign
Should you do SEO marketing? An interview with Didit CEO, Kevin Lee
Who to follow on twitter
Why your nonprofit should be on Twitter
How can you use text messages to get donations?
How can you measure your return on social media?
Show your boss these social media statistics
What’s your donor personality?
What is a hybrid nonprofit?
High Impact Philanthropy
7 Steps to Get Your Nonprofit Millions in Grassroots Donations
My Best Answers on LinkedIn about Philanthropy
The Myth of the Naked African Child: When Your Donations HURT
Dear Western Donors, For God’s Sake, Please Just Stop!
How I published my book, Part 1
How I published my book, Part 2
My book announcement
My radio interview with Michael Chatman about my book
Pamela Grow’s Review of my book
Beth Kanter’s review of my book
INFOGRAPHIC: Inside the Mind of a Kickass Community Manager!
Social Media Makes Us Hopeful
10 Reasons you should be using RSS right now.
10 useful internet marketing things
Invest in technology, and empower your donors to fundraise for you!
A Word from The Networked Nonprofit: People are Partners, not ATMS!
What’s your favorite color? And other donor get to know you questions
What is Stewardship?
What dreams do your donors have?
How can you influence your donors?
Your donors trust you, but do you trust your donors?
How to connect with people quickly