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Goodbye to All That

Goodbye to All That

by / on August 25, 2014 at 3:58 pm / in Storytelling

After 329 blog posts, fifteen client site launches, and three-and-a-half years, I’m packing up my travel calendar and constellation coffee mug, and heading down the street to ACTS. This is […]

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4 Questions to Ask When Planning a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

4 Questions to Ask When Planning a Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Campaign

by / on August 7, 2014 at 3:56 pm / in Fundraising, Storytelling

Peer to Peer fundraising campaigns are continuing to grow and become a nice addition to a charity’s fundraising strategy and mix. And while it’s relatively easy to set up a […]

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Summer Down Time

Summer Down Time

by / on July 24, 2014 at 4:02 pm / in Community Managers, Storytelling

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Reaching the Next Generation

Reaching the Next Generation

by / on July 9, 2014 at 5:17 pm / in Fundraising, Social Media, Storytelling

A new study by the UK’s Give as You Live and Web Psychologist Nathalie Nahai sheds some light on how millennials view charity. Notably, the study points out that some […]

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The Art of Explanation

The Art of Explanation

by / on June 19, 2014 at 2:58 pm / in Storytelling

If you work for a charity you likely have thought at some point, “If people knew what we were doing, they’d be so excited that they’d empty out their wallets!” […]

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Book Review: I Like Giving

Book Review: I Like Giving

by / on May 30, 2014 at 2:12 pm / in Storytelling

Brad Formsma wants you to give. Not because he’s asking you to, but because he likes giving, and he thinks you will too if you give it a try. Brad […]

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Godzilla: King of Charities

Godzilla: King of Charities

by / on May 26, 2014 at 3:26 pm / in Storytelling

So I went to see Godzilla this weekend– please hold your judgement. Whether or not you have any interest in another monster/disaster movie, I would argue that every charity has […]

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One Day in Eight Quotes

One Day in Eight Quotes

by / on May 12, 2014 at 1:17 pm / in Social Media, Storytelling

A hundred people gathered in Olympic Village on Friday for the Digital Nonprofit conference put on by Net Squared Vancouver. If you missed it– keep an eye out for it […]

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How to Earn the Trust of Strangers

How to Earn the Trust of Strangers

by / on April 29, 2014 at 11:38 am / in Storytelling, Video

Nobody really likes a camera being pointed at them, especially if the person doing the pointing is a stranger. This is a fear I face as a videographer when going […]

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Dynamic Visuals Part 4: Wrapping Up 2

Dynamic Visuals Part 4: Wrapping Up

by / on April 23, 2014 at 2:51 pm / in Storytelling

So now you’ve got your image complete and you’re ready to share it! Above is where I landed with my share image – I kept the typography simple, bold, and […]

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