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By: Alan Sharpe
One temptation in writing fundraising thank-you letters is to make your organization the star of the letter. You feel pressure to tell your donors how terrific you are, how cost-effective you are or h (read entire article)
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By: Carolina Fernandez
“Giving is the style of the universe. Giving is woven into the fabric of existence… Giving is what we do best”. Eugene PetersonEvery year—at about this time—I start writching around to cran (read entire article)
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By: The Gift Wizard
GIFTS: GIVING TO THE BEGINNER GOLFERby A. HeathIt's golf season again! And you might be looking for a gift to give to someone who's ju (read entire article)
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By: Karin Manning
Good customer service just isn't enough anymore in the marketplace in which we live. Times are changing and business owners are learning (read entire article)
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By: John Colanzi
There must be something I'm missing. I'll buy a product,begin promoting and the sales start flooding in.A few days later I find out someon (read entire article)
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By: Mark Idzik
Are You Giving Away Your Digital Products For Free? By Mark Idzik If you sell any kind of digital product online, chances are you are g (read entire article)
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By: Allen Shaw
If you are like me and are a very lousy shopper and always end up getting everyone the wrong gift at Christmas time, think about a Gift-of-the-Month C (read entire article)
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By: Betsy Gallup
Some ideas of how to put items to use before you consider adding them to the trash or recycling bin. During a day of green recycling bins an (read entire article)
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By: Suzanne Davidson
Gift Giving Made (A Little) EasierSo, you dread the thought of having to buy gifts for Christmas. Friend or family member has a birthday or (read entire article)
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By: Alan Sharpe
I have a brother-in-law who farms and drives a 16-wheeler for a living. When I told him that I start each business day with a blank computer screen that I must fill with at least 1,000 words by noon, (read entire article)
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By: Terry Matlen
Do you remember the worst Christmas or Chanukah gift you ever got as a kid? I do. It was a giant, metal, realistic looking stove that had a real door that opened and little pots and pans, a spoon and (read entire article)
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By: Alan Sharpe
In the fundraising profession, the act of requesting funds from a donor is called “the ask.” When you are writing a fundraising letter and you arrive at the place where you must actually, ahem, re (read entire article)
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By: Alan Sharpe
The most important thing about your donation thank-you letters is not what you say or how you say it but how quickly you say it. According to Stephen Hitchcock in Open Immediately!, for man (read entire article)
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By: Cynthia VanLandingham
Just as children need their parents to read to them and teach the alphabet, parents can also teach their young children the foundational "music Language" skills for piano or keyboard. If you can teac (read entire article)
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By: Jay Stockman
Mother nature's fury, floods, hurricanes, and earthquakes, have wreaked havoc on many people, and communities. As a result of these devastating events, homes, and lives have been destroyed. Rebuildi (read entire article)
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By: Jeff Herring
Recently at our house, we watched Charles Dickens' "A Christmas Carol" for perhaps the 100th time in my life.It's one of my favorite stories, even though this time it was the Muppet version of the sto (read entire article)
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By: Matt Martin
Most people look forward to getting their tax return, but one of the downsides to filing taxes is that you may find yourself owing the taxman come April 15. What do you do when you realize that you n (read entire article)
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By: Bette Daoust, Ph.D.
How a donation is different from a sponsorship and what is the advantage to you?Donations are different from sponsorships, as a sponsorship is more likely to headline you for an event whereas a donati (read entire article)
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By: Rachel Paxton
Giving with a happy heart. If you teach a child to give with a happy heart you will raise a child who will never hesitate to lend a helping hand. Children enjoy helping others, especially if they see (read entire article)
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