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BWF wins national award for membership growth

The British Woodworking Federation (BWF) has won the 2014 Trade Association Forum Best Practice award for Membership Success of the Year, Bucking the trend of many trade bodies which have seen sharp declines in membership over recent years.

Source:- Woodandpanel.com

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Wabash Expands Culture of Philanthropy with Online Ambassadors

Online ambassadors lead to big fundraising results when their efforts are applied to short duration online giving events (a.k.a. “money bombs”). This was certainly true for Wabash College during the school’s inaugural “Day of Giving” online fundraising campaign, when 2,200 donors joined forces to raise $465,000 in just 24 hours. 251 more words

Brisbane Writer's Festival

The Brisbane Writer’s Festival. This festival is one close to my heart. A lifetime lover of literature – reading, writing, books, authors, you name it – I have volunteered at the festival previously, and this year I am volunteering in the office, assisting with, well, pretty much anything they can pass my way. 268 more words

BWF_social to Tour West Coast with FREE Online Fundraising Workshop

Oh, the things we now know about online fundraising. For example, did you know that…

  • Online acquired donors give twice as much to your organization as those acquired off line via channels like direct mail?
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Facebook for Development Pros - Get Personal

Last month, we wrote on tips to help fundraising professionals get in the game on LinkedIn. In that post, we suggested (implored) gift officers – or anyone with a donor facing role – establish a strong presence on LinkedIn. 554 more words

LinkedIn for Development Pros - Get Personal

Would you rather keep your Facebook profile private? So would most people.

How about Twitter …not your bag? No big deal! Not a fan of photography? 460 more words

For Social Media Fundraising Success, Make Your Donors Feel Something

In fundraising, the ultimate metric is donors acquired or retained and dollars raised. The question is, how do we get there? What steps do we need to take in order to secure that final conversion or gift from a donor? 482 more words