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Clairity Click-it: Best of 2013, Move Forward, Never Apologize for Asking

 

Have you made your new year’s resolutions and picked at least one thing you’ll do differently or better in 2014? Here are some great posts to set yourself up for success in the coming year.

TOP 5 Clairification articles from 2013: In case you missed any of these, here are the five articles that generated the most interest and readers over the past 12 months.  Enjoy!

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Clairity Click-it: Compel, Kvell, Sell – Your 3 Keys to Year-End Fundraising Success

This week it’s about the three things that will boost your year-end giving: (1) social media done well will drive awareness of your cause and the current opportunity to make an impact; (2) creative, compelling content presented in the form of a story will trigger emotions that inspire philanthropy, and (3) your user-friendly, up-to-date website will make it easy for would-be donors to connect with you, donate and then continue to stay connected – and feel good about it – over time. This week’s links will give you food for thought – plus actionable tips.

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Clairity Click-it: All About Gratitude

This week it’s all about gratitude. It’s that thanksgiving time of year when we give gratitude for our blessings and think about those who have not been as fortunately blessed. The greatest blessing for nonprofits is the donors who make it possible to fulfill our missions and strive towards our visions. Let’s channel an attitude of gratitude this month and give meaningful thanks to those upon whose generosity we rely. This week’s links will give you food for thought – plus actionable tips.

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Clairity Click-it: Invest in Fundraising, Fundraise, Thank and Steward

Are you muddling along because you don’t have the resources you need  to invigorate your fundraising? Are you working hard, but maybe not so smart?  Are you making the most of opportunities to steward donors so they’ll repeat their gifts?  And what about your donor thank you’s – are they good enough to get you a second gift?  Take a look at this week’s links if you could use help in any of these areas.

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