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b2ap3_thumbnail_wts_logo_220.pngNeed another revenue source for your nonprofit? You might take a look at WebThriftStore where you can set up an online thrift store where people can donate goods to sell on your behalf (they get a tax receipt) or look for bargains that support your cause. WebThriftStore >

9 Fundraising Lessons From the World’s Weirdest Charity Stunts >

Fair warning: Some of these might make your eyes bug out.

b2ap3_thumbnail_quote.gifI love infographics. They can be an effective way to impart a lot information in a concise way but some are better than others. The Secrets Of A Memorable Infographic >

Need to whip up an infographic for your next board meeting or presentation? Here are some free tips & PPT templates >

Are you using LinkedIn to reach potential donors? (If not, see my recent white paper on the topic.) I've been using Newsle to get news items about my contacts sent to me so that I can keep up with noteworthy happenings in their careers. It's a great tool to help the development professional build upon his or her relationships.

IFTTT (IF This Then That) connects your different web services and apps to help you be more productive. IFTTT just put up a list of its most popular recipes (the term used for a set of triggers) from 2013. 

10 Ways to Thank Your Donors >

via Network for Good

I really hate to see a nonprofit get in the news for something like this. It's cringe worthy. From Gawker - Operation Smile's Job Interview Process is Truly Insane > 

Like podcasts? Here's an episode from The Psych Files that y'all might enjoy - The Psychology of Fundraising >

IT's one thing to follow your gut but opinions backed up by solid research is even better. The Evidence-Based Secret to Achieving 'Big Goal' Philanthropy > 

The Reddit online community may seem like the wild west of the online world but did you know there's a sub-Reddit devoted to nonprofit work? Most users are anonymous (in case you want to say what you really think!) but I've seen some very good and thoughtful advice given here:










 via The Oatmeal

For me, fundraising and communications go together like peanut butter and jelly – delicious & filling!

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