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Welcome to NEDRA's Industry News blog, where we feature news articles and other items of interest to the research community – hand-selected by our NEDRA News editorial committee. We hope these selections will be of interest to you - and encourage you to share your thoughts and comments here!

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  • 31 Aug 2015 1:33 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Sarah Bernstein writes on the EverTrue blog about the importance of cultivating relationships with development officers to ensure our research is "both actionable AND acted on."

  • 31 Aug 2015 1:26 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Preeti Gill profiles her collaboration with a truly excellent front-end fundraiser who “deserves a prospect researcher's admiration and accolades.”

  • 31 Aug 2015 1:11 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Fundraiser Armando Zumaya discusses ways to determine if we're wasting time with bad fundraising strategies:

  • 31 Aug 2015 1:09 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    When is a stock option a golden ticket, when is it of no consequence, and when is it a losing proposition?

  • 31 Aug 2015 1:02 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    The Helen Brown Group and Evertrue collaborated to explore the crossroads between social media and fundraising:

  • 31 Aug 2015 12:16 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Do you ever feel like you're making things up as you go along? Do you worry that someone is going to find out you're just faking it? Independent prospect development consultant Sarah Bernstein from Milwaukee, WI writes about self-doubt and finding affirmation after attending the 2015 APRA conference:

  • 31 Aug 2015 12:07 PM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Dean Dietrich considers the use of operant conditioning, specifically positive reinforcement, to improve systems:

  • 31 Aug 2015 11:58 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Prospect Researcher and Proposal Writing Specialist Mark Bowman of Ottawa challenges the oft-repeated belief that women don't make large gifts to nonprofits. He suggests that "greater attention needs to be paid to the influence and perspective of women with respect to how they are approached and stewarded."

  • 31 Aug 2015 11:53 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    What are the implications of live streaming apps like Periscope for philanthropy?

  • 31 Aug 2015 11:47 AM | Susan Grivno (Administrator)

    Inside Philanthropy writer Stefanie Garden takes a look at public health research done by the Coca-Cola Company that may promote misleading ideas about obesity, misleading ideas that might be helpful to the company's bottom line.

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