Newsletter: How Much Partnership Pros Are Paid in 2019💰; Ace Hardware to Give Away One Million Flags 🇺🇸 ; How Gen Xers Use Social Media📱

Newsletter: How Much Partnership Pros Are Paid in 2019💰; Ace Hardware to Give Away One Million Flags 🇺🇸 ; How Gen Xers Use Social Media📱

This week I'm releasing some of the results from the salary survey Catalist and Selfish Giving conducted in April.

Below is the graph for 2019 partnership salaries for five positions. In the coming weeks, you'll see additional graphs on partnership salaries by geographic region, average duration of employment and fairness of compensation.

Stay tuned for more research! And be sure to take my latest survey on what you want to see more/less of from Selfish Giving in the coming year.

Speaking of what you want to see more/less of from SG, I'm already learning from what you are telling me!

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Newsletter: Burger King Launches ‘Unhappy Meals’ for Mental Health Awareness Month 😄; Poo-Pourri Gives a Crap for Crohn’s Disease💩; The Best Channel for B2B Leads 📊

Newsletter: Burger King Launches ‘Unhappy Meals’ for Mental Health Awareness Month 😄; Poo-Pourri Gives a Crap for Crohn’s Disease💩; The Best Channel for B2B Leads 📊

First, I launched my latest survey last week on what you want to see more (or less) of from Selfish Giving in 2019. Early results are reporting that readers want monthly expert webinars. But is this true for you? What do you want in addition to my Wednesday newsletter? I want to hear form you.

TAKE MY NEW SURVEY

Second, you loved last week's story on Children's Miracle Network's and how they retained corporate partners for decades. And with good reason! Nonprofits report that 85% of their corporate revenue portfolio comes from their existing partners. Stewardship is critical.

Want to learn more? Sign up for this FREE live webinar next week on stewardship with CMN's Clark SweatCatalist’s Maureen Carlson and Lyft’s Veronica Juarez.

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Newsletter: Take My 2019 Survey ✅ ; How to Hold on to Partners for Decades ✊; Create Better Charts to Show Fundraising Results 📊

Newsletter: Take My 2019 Survey ✅ ; How to Hold on to Partners for Decades ✊; Create Better Charts to Show Fundraising Results 📊

I'm pulling out the big guns this week and using my handsome pup, Charlie, to encourage you to take my NEW SURVEY!

This past weekend as I was crunching the numbers for the salary survey you took earlier this month (you'll be seeing the results soon!), I thought of another survey I should have done earlier this year.

This one is all about what you want to see more of (or less!) from Selfish Giving for 2019 and beyond. I did my first survey last year and the feedback was super-helpful. This new survey will make things even better! But I need your help.

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Stewardship: The Key to Keeping Corporate Partners Coming Back for Decades [SPONSORED]

Stewardship: The Key to Keeping Corporate Partners Coming Back for Decades [SPONSORED]

Every organization defines stewardship just a little bit differently. They make it their own. They include activities that are both common to the fundraising sector and unique to their nonprofit at the same time.  It’s hard to come up with one single definition of what the word means, or create best practice tactics that work for all.

After 23 years working in several nonprofits, consulting for hundreds more, talking to corporate donors, designing CSR strategies, looking at constituent data, combing through research reports, asking questions, listening, following the marketplace and just plain observing, I’m going to give you a formula for effective corporate partner stewardship (and how to chop the word up into a more defined and digestible meaning.)

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Newsletter: Why Your Content Needs to Be #1 🏆; Watch Bee Porn for a Cause 🐝 ; Earth Day Campaigns from Silk, Apple & The North Face 🌎

Newsletter: Why Your Content Needs to Be #1 🏆; Watch Bee Porn for a Cause 🐝 ; Earth Day Campaigns from Silk, Apple & The North Face 🌎

Last week, I discussed the importance of focusing on your website and building an email list. Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, guest posting and SEO are all valuable, but they are all means to end: driving people to your website and signing up for email updates. I got several great emails back from people talking about what they are focusing on and why. Thanks for sharing!

This brings up another point: regardless of what you choose to focus on when it comes to content marketing, it has to be AWESOME. It has to STAND OUT. You simply can't publish stuff anymore to just...well...publish....

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Newsletter: Social Media vs Website: Which is Best? 🤔; St. Jude’s Cause Marketing Tops $1 Billion 😳; Two Revolts Against Selfish Selfie Culture 🤳🔥

Newsletter: Social Media vs Website: Which is Best? 🤔; St. Jude’s Cause Marketing Tops $1 Billion 😳; Two Revolts Against Selfish Selfie Culture 🤳🔥

The people who read my newsletter are corporate partnership pros, but the section that is most popular with readers is not "Partnership Notes." It's "Marketing Your Cause" - and with good reason! You realize that the better you market your cause the easier it will be to recruit corporate partners. Since January I've been seeing a trend that I want to address...

At the beginning of the year, I explained why you should be on Twitter in 2019. I got some great emails from people that wanted to use Twitter more effectively. Mission accomplished!

Two weeks ago, I shared a post on what is and isn’t working on Facebook right now. You ❤️it and it was very popular. I'm glad because Facebook - while clearly evil 👿- is still important….

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