Designed For Resilience

July 24th, 2020|0 Comments

Storms can sink a ship. Captains who successfully navigate storms at sea are both proactive and adaptive to avoid disaster. In the same way, successful non-profits have modified their fundraising messaging and communication channels in


March 2nd, 2020|0 Comments

R-E-S-P-E-C-T find out what it means to Donors! You may think your organization does a great job thanking donors. However, if a donor doesn’t feel thanked, they may never give again. What are the 7

WOW Experience

January 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Giving your donors, volunteers, and other stakeholders a Wow experience is more important than ever. In 2019, Blue Dawg has been assisting our clients with ways to improve that experience. Whether it’s your digital, direct

Go the Distance

December 26th, 2019|0 Comments

4 Tips to Go the Distance What is your “win” for year end? It could be acquiring new donors, reactivating lapsed donors, increased giving by current donors, or all the above. While your energy and

Don’t be Confusing!

August 6th, 2019|0 Comments

“I’m confused!” Many times in my life, those two words have been my mantra. However, these are not words you want your donors saying. Jeff Brooks, fundraiser extraordinaire, recently shared how many nonprofit organizations do

Top 5

March 6th, 2019|0 Comments

There was a time or two in elementary school when I was not one of the first ones picked. For some odd reason, the two captains skipped over me until the end. Many donors are

Happy Thanksgiving

November 7th, 2018|0 Comments

It’s almost Thanksgiving; a celebration going back to 1621 when a group of people from different backgrounds gave thanks for what God had given them. 200 years later President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national Thanksgiving

King of the Hill

August 14th, 2018|0 Comments

While I wasn’t the biggest or strongest, I could hold my own in King of the Hill. Everyone wants to be the King of the Hill in digital fundraising. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are all

Thank you upgrade

June 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Growing up, my Mom constantly stress to us kids the importance of saying “Please” and “Thank you.” There were dire consequences too if we didn’t. As fundraisers, we have no problem with the “Please” part

Is the Sky Falling

March 5th, 2018|0 Comments

Is the sky really falling for your nonprofit? The new tax reforms have created a lot of uncertainty at nonprofits about how these reforms might impact donor giving. While it will take time to know

Christmas Giving

December 4th, 2017|0 Comments

I always share this story from my favorite Charlie Brown TV special – A Charlie Brown Christmas. It’s a great reminder for me. If you’ve never seen it, Charlie Brown is asked to find a


November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

In a few days it will be Thanksgiving; a celebration dating back to 1621 when a group of people from different backgrounds gave thanks for what God had given them. 200 years later President Abraham

Giving Tuesday

March 6th, 2019|0 Comments

MEND is a forward thinking social services organization who wanted a big presence for Giving Tuesday. The plan was to utilize several save the date style emails, announcements ahead of the day on social media,

Case Study – ABCH

March 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Who Blue Dawg partners with a statewide children’s home, the Alabama Baptist Children’s Home. “We’ve been extremely pleased with the return on investment that blue dawg has attained through fundraising. Our results consistently rank highest

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By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

In a few days it will be Thanksgiving; a celebration dating back to 1621 when

2510, 2017

Protecting My Brain

By | October 25th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Thank you for protecting my brain. I can assure you it needs it. One of

1209, 2017

Content Truths – #8 is really good

By | September 12th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Jeff Bullas, an online marketing guru, recently posted 10 Truths about Content Marketing that every

1808, 2017

Facts vs Feelings

By | August 18th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

In many areas of life, facts take precedence over feelings. Please note however that fundraising

1503, 2017

Before and After

By | March 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

We love success stories that include before and after pictures. While my photos are not

1003, 2017

What’s Important?

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What’s important… That’s a great start to a question, but how you end the sentence

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