Kurt Weible

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Nonprofit and unproductive? Work smarter with these 3 tips.

Nonprofit professionals are a hard-charging bunch. It didn’t take me long in my first nonprofit job to figure out that most of them are overworked and underpaid. Motivated by dedication to their organization’s mission, many seem to accept being perpetually in over their head as just part of the territory. A common side effect to… Read more

How to Be an Email Marketing Stoic

One of the most frequently asked questions we receive from our clients at thedatabank is “Why didn’t this person, who’s subscribed and has a valid address, receive our email blast?” It’s a seemingly straightforward question for which one demands and expects a logical, scientific answer. But I’m here to argue that it’s a question that… Read more

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Why you should encourage your monthly donors to use ACH

The problem with credit cards If you’re a nonprofit fundraiser, then chances are that you love monthly donors and appreciate their steady, long-term commitment to your organization. From the donor perspective, your monthly givers are offered a convenient way to budget their financial support to your organization over a period of time. And you, the… Read more