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The Generosity Freakshow takes a 360-degree look at generosity and the ‘freaks’ obsessed with growing and optimizing it for a better world.

You'll hear from leaders and innovators in the world of philanthropy, fundraising, technology, marketing and more discussing topics like the latest giving trends and fundraising research, cause marketing and corporate social responsibility, and digital marketing and conversion rate optimization.

Let your generosity freak flag fly!

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    • 5.0 • 16 Ratings

The Generosity Freakshow takes a 360-degree look at generosity and the ‘freaks’ obsessed with growing and optimizing it for a better world.

You'll hear from leaders and innovators in the world of philanthropy, fundraising, technology, marketing and more discussing topics like the latest giving trends and fundraising research, cause marketing and corporate social responsibility, and digital marketing and conversion rate optimization.

Let your generosity freak flag fly!

    Payment Methods and Emerging Technologies

    Payment Methods and Emerging Technologies

    In this episode of The Generosity Freakshow, Brady talks to Alex Wilson from the Giving Block and Joel Kalinowski from Save the Children U.S. about how we can use emerging technologies, different payment methods, and testing and optimization to grow charitable giving.

    First, Brady chats with Alex about cryptocurrency and fundraising, who is best suited to pursue a crypto strategy, and some reasonable expectations for what a strategy around crypto actually looks like.

    Then Brady sits down with Joel from Save the Children U.S. to talk testing and optimization, why some organizations don't test as much as they should, and emerging technologies and payment methods.

    Links & Resources:
    The Giving Block: thegivingblock.com
    Alex Wilson on Twitter/LinkedIn: @AlexWilsonTGB
    Joel Kalinowski on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/joelkalinowski/

    • 56 min
    3 Perspectives of Year-End Fundraising

    3 Perspectives of Year-End Fundraising

    In this special episode of The Generosity Freakshow you'll get 3 perspectives of year-end fundraising.

    The episode begins by chatting with Nathan Hill, Marketing Director at NextAfter, taking a look at new research and an overview of new training and resources to help you with your year-end fundraising.

    Then, Brady sits down with Woodrow Rosenbaum, Data and Insights Lead for Giving Tuesday, to talk about donor fatigue, what to expect for Giving Tuesday and how its grown over the years.

    Finally, we will dive into the nonprofit perspective with Ardee Coolidge, Director of Marketing Communications at CareNet, and learn what he's seen over the past few years for year-end fundraising, what he's learned along the way, and what he's going to test and try this year.

    Timestamps:
    Year-End Research with Nathan Hill 3:19
    Giving Tuesday with Woodrow Rosenbaum 27:00
    Nonprofit Perspective with Ardee Coolidge 1:00:15

    Links & Resources:
    Year-End Fundraising Resources: nextafter.com/yearend
    Giving Tuesday Research and Reports: givingtuesday.org/lab
    Info About Data Commons and Projects: givingtuesday.org/data
    For Copywriting Help: hemmingwayapp.com, www.thedonorvoice.com
    CareNet: care-net.org
    Marketing Trench Warfare Podcast: marketingtrenchwarfare.com
    Ardee Coolidge: ardeecoolidge@gmail.com

    • 1 hr 40 min
    Sorcha Rochford, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Nation Builder, on Data Privacy

    Sorcha Rochford, Director of Strategic Partnerships at Nation Builder, on Data Privacy

    Sorcha Rochford, the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Nation Builder, joins the chat with Brady to talk about data privacy, explain GDPR and CCPA, discuss how to navigate data policies to reach donors, and how this election season may impact fundraising.

    Links & Resources:
    Nation Builder: https://nationbuilder.com/

    • 39 min
    Steven Shattuck, Author of Robots Make Bad Fundraisers

    Steven Shattuck, Author of Robots Make Bad Fundraisers

    Steven Shattuck, author of the new book "Robots Make Bad Fundraisers," joins to talk about the perils of technology and how it applies to the fundraising space, the importance of human relationships, and fundraising in 2020.

    Links & Resources:
    Book: https://robotsmakebadfundraisers.com/
    Bloomerang: https://bloomerang.co/

    • 36 min
    Kris Putnam-Walkerly, Author of Delusional Altruism, on Philanthropy

    Kris Putnam-Walkerly, Author of Delusional Altruism, on Philanthropy

    Kris Putnam-Walkerly, author of the new book, Delusional Altruism, helps philanthropists increase the clarity, impact and joy in their giving. In this episode, Kris shares with us what exactly delusional altruism means, what philanthropy is like in times of crisis, and philanthropy trends and tips that can help nonprofits looking to get more funding.

    Links & Resources:
    Book: www.delusionalaltruism.com/
    Free 45-min Consultation: https://speakwithkris.com/
    Website: https://putnam-consulting.com/

    • 43 min
    Harvey McKinnon, Author of How to Create Lifelong Donors Through Monthly Giving, on Giving

    Harvey McKinnon, Author of How to Create Lifelong Donors Through Monthly Giving, on Giving

    Monthly giving guru Harvey McKinnon has written a new book on monthly giving and joins to chat about that book, why people do or do not give, and how long it would take us to rebuild civilization if we started from scratch today (random, we know).

    Links & Resources:
    Harvey McKinnon: https://www.harveymckinnon.com/
    Books: https://www.harveymckinnon.com/books/

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

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16 Ratings

LK_Jensen ,

Nonprofit Leaders Need This Show

If you are a nonprofit leader, you need this show! The information provided through the interviews and content are full of actionable and relevant ideas for today, which is something nonprofits need to expand and grow their reach in today’s ever-changing audience needs. This show does not disappoint!

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Highly recommended for nonprofit leaders

Great podcast for nonprofit leaders looking for cutting edge fundraising advice!

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