Oh, there’s some ranting happening over on #FundraisingTwitter . . . and with good reason:  Year-End Fundraising Solicitations. Email inboxes flooded with year-end appeals on December 30 and 31st. Our friend, Ephraim Gopin, at 1832 Communications posted a list of subject lines he’d seen in just one day. (side note:  if you haven’t signed up…

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We’ve made an entire industry out of those terrible gifts we used to get at the holidays.  Ugly Christmas sweaters are now a staple of contemporary holiday parties and we joke about how wonderful it is to actually get socks as a present. But, boy was a it disappointing as a kid. You still had…

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