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Optimizing Efficiencies in Caging Firms

Optimizing Efficiencies in Caging Firms: Strategies for streamlined operations that lead to increased donor satisfaction. In an age where communication is primarily digital, physical mail might seem like a relic of the past. However, the reality is that mail still plays a crucial role in many aspects of our lives, from official documents to personal…

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Embracing Donor Wholeness: Bridging the Gap Between Online and Offline Giving

Embracing Donor Wholeness: Bridging the Gap Between Online and Offline Giving In the ever-evolving landscape of fundraising, it is critical to be aware of outdated paradigms. As Tom Peters famously champions, excellence isn’t just an aspiration; it’s a non-negotiable imperative. Nowhere is this truer than in Fundraising, where the convergence of online and offline giving…

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Networking Magic: YDMAW Events

Networking Magic: YDMAW Events Earlier this year I attended the YDMAW Speed Networking Event, a fun night full of connections and insights. From seasoned experts to new professionals, the room was alive with the eagerness of passionate direct marketers. The structured format ensured that every young professional interacted with each other, guided by prompts at…

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Do and Do Not: May the Fundraising Force be With You

Do and Do Not: Using the Force to Guide Your Nonprofit to Breakthrough Donor Results May the fundraising force be with you!   In a galaxy far, far away, the Jedi Masters have always known the power of embracing the force within and using it for the greater good. In the realm of nonprofit fundraising,…

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Behind the Direct Mail Curtain: Sausages, Beers, and the Magic of Production Day!

Behind the Direct Mail Curtain: Sausages, Beers, and the Magic of Production Day! We’ve all heard the idiom “how the sausage is made.” It usually refers to the practical, and often, unpleasant aspects of a process that are usually kept behind the scenes. When it comes to actual sausage… you’re right, I don’t want to…

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Bridge 2023: Navigating the Digital Horizon

Navigating the Digital Horizon: My Takeaways from the 2023 Bridge Conference   Liv Tupanjanin, Senior Account Executive, Mal Warwick Donordigital Liv Tupanjanin is an Online Senior Account Executive at Mal Warwick Donordigital, specializing in digital fundraising. Find her on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/livtupanjanin/.   In today’s rapidly evolving world, the intersection of technology and philanthropy has…

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Bridge 2023: Amplifying Nonprofit Fundraising

Bridge 2023: Amplifying Nonprofit Fundraising “Let’s Get Ready to Rumble!” This phrase launched into my mind as I returned to the National Harbor Gaylord Convention Center for a fresh year of Bridge. Thaddeus Bullard, also known as Titus O’Neil in the WWE world, exclaimed this same opening line from the main stage as the surrounding…

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Introducing the YDMAW

Introducing the YDMAW Everyone remembers their first Bridge Conference. Most of us were young, new to the industry, joining an agency or organization at the bottom, and told to head to “some conference” and go mingle. What we all tend to forget is how we actually felt going to our first Bridge. The awkwardness of…

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Unsure about fundraising in 2022? This data will help.

Unsure about fundraising in 2022? This data will help. Wouldn’t it be great if you could predict the future? Nostradamus gets lots of credit for this, but let’s be real: He simply made vague, cryptic guesses that were later attributed to major events like World War II and the moon landing. Predicting the future, or…

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Just because it couldn’t be done before doesn’t mean it can’t be done now

Just because it couldn’t be done before doesn’t mean it can’t be done now Problems of the past have a way of coming back to haunt those in the future. Thankfully, sometimes the future also brings about solutions that didn’t exist before. Several years ago, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) agreed to accept Fidelity…

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