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Top 5 Ways to Cripple Your Email Communications with Donors

1. Share the exact same information you shared somewhere else (direct mail piece and facebook update come to mind). 2. Do not include a way to interact with you further online (for example, clickable links to a blog post, flickr photo, facebook photo album, or YouTube video). 3. Include an attachment that they must download…   Read more

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Creative Partner Communications: The 17-Second Prayer Card

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My 17-second Prayer Card for November We want to be campus ministers who fundraise in reality. Here’s what I mean: Your donors are busy. Your ministry is not exactly at the forefront of their minds. They don’t open your email newsletters. If they do, they skim. They love you and what you’re doing, but that…   Read more

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Protect Your Email Address Online

It’s becoming more and more common knowledge that any email address that is displayed openly to the Internet can be scraped by spammers, added to their databases, and automatically emailed. So, how can you protect your email address from spammers? We got a few suggestions emailed in from our readers, but we also want to…   Read more

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Get Your Inbox to Zero

All of this week Staffhacker contributor Brian Sun is going to tell you how to get your inbox in order, from developing healthy mindsets to reaching Inbox Zero and using the Trusted Trio system. It’s time to get the 1,863 unread emails in your inbox under control. There are two methods to get this done….   Read more

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Two Healthy Mindsets for Managing Email

All of this week Staffhacker contributor Brian Sun is going to tell you how to get your inbox in order, from developing healthy mindsets to reaching Inbox Zero and using the Trusted Trio system. One time, a campus minister showed me her email inbox that had like 1,863 unread emails. My jaw hit the floor….   Read more

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Using Staff Monkey to manage your partner communications

Ministry partner communications is probably the most frequently neglected aspect of our jobs. Sometimes we just forget, but more often than not, we don’t have the time to devote two days to writing, designing, printing, stuffing envelopes, labeling, stamping, converting to email, and more. Staff Monkey is a service for people who raise support that takes…   Read more

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Corralling all of your email into Gmail

Gmail seems to have emerged as everyone’s favorite email service, but what if you’re stuck with (or loathe to leave) non-Gmail addresses? Profhacker shares 3 ways to use Gmail as your final email destination. One of the most important (and least known tips) is that you can actually use Gmail to fetch mail from your other…   Read more

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