You might have read my post ‘Why I Don’t Donate To Charity: Water’. Despite loving everything else Charity: Water do and thinking that their founder and CEO Scott Harrison is great, I hate their ‘100% Model’. I had a drink and a gossip with Scott and asked why I’m wrong. I also ask him how he … More A Quick Chat With Scott Harrison of Charity: Water
The video below is my (rejected) entry to the I Wish I’d Thought Of It competition. But every silver lining has a cloud…so now it’s also a podcast and a blog post. When I was a kid I used to hate writing thank you letters. And now it’s my job. I love thank you letters … More I Wish I’d Thought Of That: Thank You Letters
I keep reading that DM is dead. And now e-mail and Facebook are dead. Meanwhile, people bought more vinyl records this year than any time in the last 20 years. What’s going on? Well maybe it’s just impossible for things to die. Tobin Aldrich wrote a nice blog post pointing out the DM … More Are Direct Mail, E-mail, Vinyl and Bruce Willis Dead?
#GivingTuesday – similar to movements like the 1% Difference Campaign – are a nice idea. I don’t believe they work, but they’re harmless (aren’t they?) and do bring about a few positive results. Albeit, not in the way they intend. So why don’t I like it? Well, other great fundraising blogs have already … More See You Next #GivingTuesday?
So I’ve started trying to do a weekly-ish video ranting about all things fundraising and charity. You can watch a couple of them below: And if they floated your boat then you can subscribe to the whole playlist here. Please feel free to like, share or leave comments. It’s all I have.