Anyone can write a good direct mail pack – right?

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Unless you have been living in a hole for the last month you will have heard something about the latest campaign ‘proud to be a fundraiser’from the Institute…

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Are you killing polar bears?

Sunday, July 13, 2014

A while ago I was looking after my god-daughter for the weekend. I was helping her clean her teeth before bed. I helped her to get the toothpaste…

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Successful fundraisers know their supporters

Monday, November 25, 2013

Last week I went to The Ideas Lab: Innovation in Insight and Analytics conference run by the Institute of Fundraising’s Insight in Fundraising Special Interest Group. The conference…

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7 tips to being a brilliant fundraiser

Monday, August 5, 2013

First Thursday is a great event for fundraisers. You hear from a fundraising expert for 20 minutes, followed by opportunities to meet other fundraisers over food and drink….

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Do you check your mobile when you are on the toilet?

Saturday, July 14, 2012

At the Institute of Fundraising Convention last week there was a lot of talk around technology enabled giving (or TEG, yes, we have a delightful new technology enabled…

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It was much easier before the internet came along and wrecked everything

Saturday, May 12, 2012

I’ve gone a bit techy this week. On Tuesday I went to the launch of ‘More than shaking an online tin – How can we take technology-enabled giving…

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Great minds think alike

Monday, November 14, 2011

Those lovely people at the Institute of Fundraising London have given me some free day passes for their conference in London on 23 and 24 November. That’s next…

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