Ep 112 – Power of the Handwrytten Card with David Wachs

How do you thank you donors? And does it happen just after they've received their gift or do you thank them various times throughout the year? Sending a thank you card that is personalized and handwritten can make a major impact and set you apart from the other...

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Ep 108 | Lessons I’ve Learned From the Road

Traveling for months has its benefits for sure. It's also tricky when it comes to managing schedules and balancing time with friends and family and making sure I'm getting all the things done. I'm sharing with you what I've learned from my first few weeks on the road....

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Ep 105 | Embracing Change

Change isn't always easy but it's inevitable. Whether it's change happening in your personal or professional life it still affects what you get done and how. I personally love change. It challenges me and helps me grow and learn. Nothing can grow if it doesn't change....

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Ep 101 | The Importance of Asking

Why do some organizations get people to share on social but you don't? Why do some organization have an easier time getting their donors to give again, or volunteer more often? The easiest answer is this....THEY ASK!! If you ask for what you ned then you're much more...

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Ep 100 | My Favorite 9 Episodes From the Last 100

WOW! 100 episodes!! I can't believe it and am so thankful for all of you that listen each week. We've had some amazing episodes over the years so I'm sharing a few that have been the most popular and stood out to me. Want to skip ahead?  Here are some key takeaways:...

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Ep 98 | Don’t Do More Than You Have To

Managing your calendar can be stressful. And your to-do list might be growing forever long. I've mastered some organization skills with managing multiple programs, clients and marketing my business. I'm sharing with you what I do to help you get your calendar under...

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Ep 97 | What to Do Before and After an Online Conference

Are you tempted to sign up for every single conference or online event that pops up on your Facebook feed! Yes, learning is always good and I always recommend challenging yourself, but there is a time and place where these events can help you grow and where they can...

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Ep 95 | Building Your Business from Scratch to Multi-Millions

I think what what causes failure for a lot of entrepreneurs, particularly new ones, younger ones, kind of millennial entrepreneurs, and Gen Z entrepreneurs is that they just give up too quickly. They don't realize that, look, it's gonna take you a year just to figure...

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Ep 94 | Starting Conversations with Patrick Kirby

One of my mentors, and I've used this, I've used this thing that he said, forever. For the longest period of time, one of my fundraising mentors said, Never ask for a major gift unless you know the name of your donors dog. And he said it now like it was in passing,...

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Ep 93 | Remembering to Care for Ourselves

So I want to want to say that, again, the things that people think you should be doing for self care aren't really resonating with you. And the the genius of that, is it those are things for other people that may resonate with them. And that's great. The thing about...

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Ep 89 | How I End My Year

Congratulations on making it through 2020! I can't wait to see what 2021 brings to your organization. Pop some champagne! We did it! 2020 was a year for the record books and whatever it brought you and your organization, you made it. That's definitely worth...

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Ep 87 | Empathy and your Donors with Ali Cammelletti

And one of the nonprofit's that really speaks to me right now is Kids Center. And it just always has, and what is happening in homes and how it's even more, it's happening more intensely as everything is with all of our different giving options. And so I got a...

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Ep 80 | Why Relationship Marketing is Important

Are you struggling to build relationships with current and potential donors online? Just because we have to do more online instead of in-person doesn't mean that relationships have to change. In this episode we talk about how to build relationships online. In this...

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Ep 79 | Time to Start Planning for Next Year

And this is really important if you have multiple departments to kind of come together and do this as a team. Because your development team might say, Okay, well, we have these five fundraisers that we're going to do in order to hit our financial fundraising goals....

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Ep 78 | Treating All Donors Like your Major Donors

We've done some stuff with next after we just actually launched a study in multi-channel fundraising, like how productive it is to get to donors on multiple channels. But in some of their research, they looked at what percentage of major donors come from small and...

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Ep 77 | Relieving Stress and Staying Organized

Are you struggling each day to figure out a routine that works for you, your family AND your remote team? We have you covered in this episode! Share your favorite organization techniques below! Organization is hard in normal times. Now you're dealing with more people...

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Ep 73 | Ways to Say Thank You to your Donors

What creative ways do you say thank you to your donors? Don't forget in this season to ensure you're saying thank you to your audience. And you can stand out with all the noise by thinking out of the box and doing some fun thank yous. Pull your team together, listen...

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Ep 71 | Keep your Team Connected While Working Remote

Don't freak out about being a remote office. It might be going on longer than we expected but with some simple adjustments you can make it work! It can be tricky to navigate working and leading teams when everyone is working remotely. But with a few simple tools, you...

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Ep 64 | Why We’re Pivoting our Business and Should You?

And as I started to sit with kind of what was happening in the world around us and my background, I realized that I really wanted to get back to serving nonprofits. And it just felt good to me. And because fundraisers were being canceled, and because and you know,...

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Ep 62 | Staying In Front of Your Audience

How will you stay in front of your audience so that they're ready to buy when you're ready sell? If you're short on ideas, I'm giving you 3 in this quick episode. Staying in front of your audience is so important, even if you aren't selling right now. And these three...

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Ep 60 | Getting Your Schedule Organized

Don't let your calendar take hold of you. You're in charge. And here's how I do it. I haven't been that consistent with my content lately - and it's been driving me nuts. Going into week 5 of staying at home, with the whole family, has had its ups and downs. And now...

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Ep 58 | My Dad and Business Part II: Innovation

The one challenge you have with trying to protect the planet, not use plastic, all of those things, is that at the end of the day, the consumer has to decide if that's important. And, whether it adds cost or it adds inconvenience or whatever change it makes, in...

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Ep 57 | My Dad and Business Part I : Entrepreneurship

The one thing that remains a contstant for most of us is our values.  So even though we didn't know how to respond to the things that are outside of our control, the one thing we can do is stay true to our own character, who we are as an individual, who we are as a...

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Ep 52 | A Week in the Life

I'm sharing my "typical" week with you in hopes it'll help you out, and maybe you'll even be able to give me some ideas about how to be more efficient! Hitting you up with what my week looks like.  I did say that I'd go through Saturday - but it looks like you get me...

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Ep 50 | Celebrating your Wins

I'm celebrating 50 episodes, what are you celebrating? What You'll Learn When you're running a business, it's hard not to remember to celebrate your wins.  Since I just hit 50 episodes, I thought I'd take this opportunity to celebrate with you.  And encourage you to...

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Ep 49 | Balancing Work and Home Life

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Do you work from home and struggle to keep work and home separate?  I brought my daughter in (for a bit) to chat about this. What You'll Learn Working from...

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Ep 38 | New Years Resolutions

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories What are your thoughts on resolutions?  Do you like them or hate them? Kick off your business goals and resolutions with the Business Accelerator Workshop in...

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Ep 37 | Meet my Business Besties

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Meet the people in my life that help me with my business on a regular basis. They are local here with me and we support each other and keep each other...

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Ep 35 | Starting a Podcast with Katy Ipock

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Katy Ipock has thought about starting a podcast for a long time and she finally pulled the trigger!  We're chatting why now and how she can promote it to a...

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Ep 29 | Start Planning for 2020

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Are you planning for 2020 yet? I love planning things.  Some of my favorite things are strategizing clients. But you can come up with all the ideas and if...

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Ep 16 | Fighting Perfection

Content Creation Email Marketing Organization Social Media Website Digital Marketing Therapy PodcastCategories Do you battle with perfectionism?  Then this episode is for you!  I'd love to hear in the comments below what your biggest struggle with perfectionism is!...

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