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Top Ten (Week of March 24, 2014): Ten of The Top Tweets From ICON 2014

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Twitter was running rampant over the three days of conference and attendees were proving that you can learn something in as little as 140 characters. Here is a sampling of tweets to get you energized and inspired – whether you were on the ground at conference or following along via social media!

1.)   Dan Blakemore, CFRE ‏@dan_blakemore
Your donors are being approached about & converted into monthly givers; get in the game or get left behind! #afpICON

2.)  Nonprofit Hub ‏@NPhub
As board members we should all hold each other accountable but the board chair sets the tone for the board. Simone Joyaux #afpicon

3.)  Harvey McKinnon ‏@harveymckinnon
Donor loyalty is not about the donor being loyal to you, it is you being loyal to the donor." #afpicon #afpshift

4.)  Lisa Chmiola, CFRE‏ @houdatlisa
Encouraging #fundraisers to have life outside office leads to higher staff engagement. - @PenelopeBurk #AFPicon

5.)  Beth Ann Locke‏ @FundraiserBeth
PRO TIP: End your notes with an offer to help. "Is there anything I can do for you? I'm eager to return the favor" #npexperts #afpicon

6.) Claire Kerr‏ @snotforprofit
Email is still the #1 transaction portal for Millennial (20 to 30yr old) donors. #afpicon #nptech

7.)    Shanon Doolittle ‏@sldoolittle
Stop begging people to be philanthropic and thank the ones who are instead. @donorguru #afpicon

8.)   Derya Kaya‏ @deryaka
#WhatILearnedToday Major gifts are important:find your top 20 donors & commit 5 hours per week #doitnow #afpshift #afpicon @AmyEisenstein

9.)   Annette Prentice‏ @liannetic
Also: 'If you're not a donor yourself, you have no business being a fundraiser.' #afpicon

10.)Raymund Flandez‏ @raymundf23
A holiday that could be used to thank donors: Valentine's. "Thanks for being sweet to us" #afpicon

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