Why unsubscribes aren’t the end of the world

Whenever you send emails to your supporters, you inevitably get unsubscribes. Unless the number is overwhelming, these may not be so bad. Here’s why, from Copyblogger, at 3 Reasons You Shouldn’t Sweat Email Unsubscribes:


  • Unsubscribes save you energy
  • Unsubscribes get rid of dead weight
  • Unsubscribes save you money

When someone who doesn’t want to hear from you chooses to stop hearing from you, it’s no tragedy.


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The future of fundraising is not about social media, online video, or SEM. It’s not about any technology, medium, or technique. It’s about donors. If you need to raise funds from donors, you need to study them, respect them, and build everything you do around them. And the future? It’s already here. More.

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