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The Dynamic Duo: Marketing and Fundraising

I’m in the process of updating one of the lessons in an online class I teach, Marketing Your Nonprofit.  It’s the lesson on online marketing so I’ve been reviewing and researching, looking to see what is new.  And as I’ve been reviewing and researching, I find myself having so many “Oh, yeah!” moments—and remembering things… Read more

What do we talk about when we talk about nonprofits?

Whether I am talking with colleagues, clients, or people who take my workshops and classes, conversations frequently focus on what is wrong with our sector.  Note the “our” there—it is important.  We have these conversations because we care, passionately, about the work that our nonprofit clients and others do.  We think it is important.  We… Read more


After 30 years, I’ve learned to interpret my husband’s words.  “Maybe” in response to my query if he wants to do something or go somewhere means “not on your life.”   “Sure,” means sure thing—right after we stop at Home Depot and two to four other hardware stores. And then, if we have time, sure, we… Read more