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Blogs Before you begin reforecasting or budgeting for the next fiscal year, make sure your plan is as comprehensive and detailed as possible. A budget by donor type, program, campaign, and channel is an essential tool to help manage unpredictability and provide a framework when revenue or expenses need to change.  Note that cost per…

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Blogs Why Retention Matters We can all agree that donor retention is important, but really how important? Presenters Marie Kosanovich and Courtney Lewis revealed at last week’s Lunch and Learn: Retention and Lapsed Strategies, that acquiring new donors, members, and customers has become extremely competitive due to a crowded marketplace. The abundance of options has…

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Blogs If you’re like me you might have wondered why at the Annual Business Meeting of the Direct Marketing Association of Washington, our keynote speakers were speaking on crisis communications as opposed to, one might be forgiven for assuming, direct marketing. But, when you dig into the outcomes of a crisis – it is clear…

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Blogs A Deeper Dive into Donor Advised Fund Marketing One of the biggest challenges we face as an industry is the consolidation of billions of philanthropic dollars into Donor Advised Funds. This has been heightened by the 2018 tax reform. For instance, have you ever used a deadline on your Donor Advised Fund marketing for…

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Keynote Sponsor Breakfast Break Sponsor Lunch Break Sponsor   Thank you for attending DM 201! We appreciate your attendance and hope you found the event helpful in making you more successful in your position. Below, you will find the DM 201 speakers and topics along with a link to download each presentation. Tom Gaffny, Tom…

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ANNOUNCING THE 2013 DMAW MAXI AWARD COMPETITION Marketing Award for eXcellence & Innovation sr Deadline for Entries – 6:00pm, Friday, March 15, 2013 Click ENTER to read about the Rules and Applications. Click JUDGE to learn about being a MAXI Judge. Media Sponsors WHY ENTER THE MAXI COMPETITION? Need a competitive edge in today’s tough…

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To access the presentations from the 2013 Digital Day Forum, simply click on the session title below to begin downloading the presentation slides. If you have any questions, please contact Eerik Kreek at eerik@dmaw.org. Session/Activity Presenter Making Your Emails Mobile Friendly Dan Caro, Director, Online Marketing Operations, Whereoware Multichannel Strategies to Turn Online-Acquired Supporters into…

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