Speaking & Training

Message in a Bottle: Takeaways from our “Donor-centric Communications” GAOC

Message in a Bottle: Takeaways from our “Donor-centric Communications” GAOC

Our May 9th Good Advice Over Coffee (GAOC) featuring “Donor-centric Communications” kicked off with this question: “What is your preferred method of communication?  These days, the options are aplenty. Email. Text. Phone. Snail mail. Or maybe the latest social media app.

Fundraising can be hard. It’s easier when you have a relationship: Takeaways from the “Relational marketing and fundraising” GAOC discussion

Fundraising can be hard. It’s easier when you have a relationship: Takeaways from the “Relational marketing and fundraising” GAOC discussion

My current relationship with my bank is completely transactional. When I need cash, I pay the ATM a visit. Every now and then, I add a quick deposit to my stop – but usually I rely on electronic transfers. Without a doubt, today’s online and mobile technology has made it possible for me to completely sidestep physical interaction with my bank – let alone get to know a personal banker!