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Looking Forward in Philanthropy: A SWOT Provides Clues for What to Expect in 2022

Michael J. Tomlinson

Here’s what nonprofits can expect after 2 unprecedented years of changes in philanthropy  From Michael J. Tomlinson, CEO and President, BDI Read Time: 13 minutes  As one of America’s most…

QUICK SHOT: 5 Tips for Effective Newsletters

Amanda Kirby

 Follow these steps to make content planning a breeze By Amanda Kirby, Strategist/Account Director Newsletters are a great way to share the latest news and events with your supporters! They…

When to Use “Need” and “Joy” Photos in Nonprofit Fundraising 

Sarah Wallin

A quick guide for making the right choices with fundraising photos From Sarah Wallin, Creative Director Read Time: 5 minutes Take a look at this photo and tell me how…

LinkedIn 101: 4 Tips to Build Your Personal Brand

Stephanie Tippitt

Nonprofit Leaders! Use these 4 Tips to Build Your Personal Brand on LinkedIn From Stephanie Tippitt, VP/Digital Strategy Who remembers when LinkedIn was a small “Networking” site designed for business…

Employee Spotlight: Meet BDI Creative Content Specialist Melissa Afable

Debbie Freeman

“The Devil’s in the details and I’ve got my eye on him!” From Debbie Freeman, BDI Contributing Writer BDI’s Melissa Afable graduated from high school at only 16 and went…

Guest Article: 8 Donation Form Best Practices to Raise More

Guest article from BDI Partner, Qgiv By Tiara Stephen, Content Marketing Specialist, Qgiv More donors than ever before are making donations with their credit and debit cards, so why not…

Turbulent Times: CEOs Identify 2 Keys to Thriving

Michael J. Tomlinson

Insights & Reflections from a Recent Meeting of Top Minds By Michael J. Tomlinson, CEO and President I recently had the opportunity to join a select group of chief leaders…

3 common fundraising fears and how to face them

James Read

Overcoming these fears is the key to your organization’s success Remember the anxious feeling you had as a child stepping into a spooky, pitch-black room? Or as an adult, the…

3 Ways to Engage Your Nonprofit Board

Matthew Rayburn

Follow these tips to turn your Board into effective fundraisers!  By Matt Rayburn, Account Strategist One thing I hear from almost every nonprofit I work with is a feeling that…

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