The best questions to ask in a donor survey and 4 other things you need to read this week

February 11, 2021
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Welcome to +good — our weekly round-up of the articles, tools, books, videos, and stories we can’t stop talking about.

1. Repurpose your work. ✍️

We are all about working smarter, not harder. And one of the best ways to save yourself time and stress is to get more life out of the work you have already done. How can you squeeze every last drop out of that blog? Could that speech turn into pull quotes on social? Can you turn those stats into infographics?

20 creative ideas about how to reuse your content. [via Hubspot]

2. The best questions ❓ to ask in a donor survey.

We all know we should be getting feedback from our donors. Surveys seem like an effective (and relatively simple) way to do so. But what makes a good survey? What questions should you ask? Learn how to build a survey that actually helps you meet your goals.

Become a donor survey expert. [via Bloomerang]

3. Tips for dealing with 😞 failure.

We all know the adage “fail fast and fail forward.” We know the best leaders fail, and the best entrepreneurs fail a lot. But the truth is that even though we know if might be good for our creativity and progress in the long run, failing feels terrible. We are here for any tips about how to make the best of it (and we are especially here for it when one of the tips is “sleep.” Yes and amen.)

How to handle failure. [via Future Fundraising Now]

4. A tool to make your 🖥️ virtual work easier.

Move over Zoom, it’s time to check out Loom. Instead of live, real-time web conferencing, Loom lets you record yourself or your screen and share it as a link with your team. It’s a simple way to walk people through a project or show someone how to navigate something on your computer—without having to schedule a time to talk.

Check out Loom. [via Loom]

5. Improve your image 📷 SEO.

You have images on your website. And if we had to guess, those images have names like IMG7642. (It’s ok, we’re guilty of this, too.) But those photos and graphics could actually be a huge SEO win for you if you took the time to tag and title them correctly. Learn how to get started with this helpful guide.

How to optimize your images. [via Search Engine Watch]

If you haven’t already, check out this week’s Intro to read about our personal productivity stack and getting the most out of the tools you use.

Allison Kooser

Allison is Chief Storyteller at Swell+Good, where she partners with amazing organizations to help them bring their stories to life. She is an avid traveler, an expert takeout orderer, and a big believer in curiosity and kindness. She tries to learn something new every day, and she reads, writes, and paddleboards more than the average human.
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