Following the year-end crush of fundraising, giving and buying, you may have heard from a few of your donors (supporters) who were not so happy with so much mail … or email… or calls. Let’s say they were disgruntled. Your first thought may be to apologize for the intrusion on their holiday fun and rethink every strategy you employed the last three months. Well, hold that thought and action.
CCAH Blog: Industry Voices
Reprinted with permission, copyright December 2014, courtesy ASAE: The Center for Association Leadership, Washington, DC.
As CCAH’s San Francisco office gathered together to make our way to the Glide Memorial Food Bank, I began to feel nostalgic. Like many people, my favorite time of year is the holidays—where we make time to appreciate what is truly important to us, and reflect on another year of our lives.
Over his career, our co-founder and principal, Greg Adams, has acquired a vast amount of knowledge about the direct marketing industry. Better still, he never hesitates to pass it along. Last night, DMAW EF named Greg the inaugural recipient of the Educational Foundation Kay Lautman Mentorship Award for his work mentoring aspiring direct marketing professionals.
By CCAH Staff | Our president, Kim Cubine, can add another accolade to her list of accomplishments. On Nov. 14, 2014 Kim was named a 2014 Bronze Stevie winner in the Woman of the Year - Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations category. The Stevie Awards program is considered one of the world’s premier business awards, placing Kim among an elite group of women executives and entrepreneurs.
By Meg Kross Lee, Vice President of Client Services| Now that the calendar has turned to November, the holidays are just around the corner. For most of us, the holidays are a joyous season, bringing friends and family together and sharing good times and good cheer. It also is an important time to remember those who are not as fortunate as we are and do what we can to ease their burden.
By Emily Gallt, Copywriter | For some people, the turning of the leaves and the end of Daylight Savings Times means pumpkin patches and apple cider.
By Brenna Holmes, VP of Digital | You may have seen this post on the DMAW's blog today, but I wanted to make extra sure nobody missed out on registering for the 2nd Annual Digital Day Forum. So read on, click through, register today and share - bring friends and colleagues who manage digital marketing and fundraising programs no matter the organization!
Omnichannel marketing is exactly what the name suggests, touching prospects and supporters across every channel and taking advantage of the multiple touch points available: television, print, radio, telephone, email, websites, digital and more. Ironically, though, omnichannel marketing is nothing like the term suggests. It is not the limitless outbound flow of messaging attempting to influence behavior without regard for the recipient. Omnichannel marketing places customers and their channel preferences uppermost.
By Damien Shirley, Account Executive | Right now, more emails are being sent than ever before. 240 million emails are being sent every minute, while your average email user receives roughly 140 messages per day.