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You know when you go to a conference and you connect with people and you think “YES! THESE ARE MYYYY PEOPLE!” You feel inspired, energized, ready to conquer the world. You’re sharing ideas, nodding along, getting choked up, shaking your fists…together. You find colleagues, confidantes, friends. And you just know that your career will be…

Everything I learned about direct mail, I learned from my mother in law

I was asked this past January to do a presentation about direct response by Mazarine at Wild Woman Fundraising – especially how it relates to direct mail. A few days after agreeing to it, I sat at my desk with a glass of wine staring at a blank word file… Cursor flashing. Flashing. Flashing. I was instantly…

Sharing #donorlove

You’ve been to that cocktail party where you’re having a great conversation about “that” thing – that thing you both agree drives you crazy/makes you happy/tears your heart apart/have a fully belly laugh – and in the moment that follows, you look at each other and realize you’ve just shared a moment with another human…