6 Reasons Alumni Participation Drops

I have a college client whose alumni participation has dropped almost 70% in the last 7 years.   Cringe-inducing. Hope that doesn’t sound familiar.   You bet we’re turning it around. But I want to share some of the reasons they were on such nose-dive. Perhaps you can identify and solve similar issues at your […]

University Fundraising: 4 Tips to Upgrade Your Social Media

All fundraising organizations need to have a social media strategy if they want to get the word out about their cause. However, social media savvy isn’t just a necessity for charities and nonprofits! Universities that fundraise should also take the time to build out a smart social media strategy. Whether your school is raising money […]

5 Strategies for Sending Better Emails To Alumni

The relationship between a school and its graduates is a very special one. Long after they walked across that graduation stage, students feel as though they made a great impact on the school. Once the alumni have moved on with their careers it can be hard to keep in contact.  Some alumni may even feel […]

How to Be Remarkably Unsuccessful at Alumni Email Marketing

I met one of my alumni email marketing clients while presenting at an EDU conference. She did all she could to close the project on her side. We really wanted to work together. She whispered secrets about her boss. I mumbled a few about mine. We bonded over the course of the sales process. We […]