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Grammar doesn’t write a compelling story

by Sue Kindred

If all your stories are rosy and show how wonderful your nonprofit is at meeting its mission, it sparks the question, “Why do you need me if you’re so successful in what you do?”

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Asking Matters November Newsletter

by Brian Saber

Welcome New Members! Plus a new blog post, advice from AM expert Joe Tumolo, an Asking Styles tip, and On the Road

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Top Nine Questions to Ask a Donor

by Brian Saber

Are these the absolute top nine? Who knows! But I love these questions. They’re so revealing. And they’re not rhetorical. They signal your desire to know what your donors feel and think.

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Why you should tell a story about failing.

by Sue Kindred

If all your stories are rosy and show how wonderful your nonprofit is at meeting its mission, it sparks the question, “Why do you need me if you’re so successful in what you do?”

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Five Ways to Maximize the Fundraising Events You Hate

by Brian Saber

As I reflect back on 35 years of fundraising there are, of course, countless stories. This one always gives me a chuckle.

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Asking Matters October Newsletter

by Brian Saber

Asking Matters Membership is Now Open! Join for a free webinar, read two new blog posts, and see what’s happening “On the Road”!

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Three Insights That Will Help You Raise Big Bucks

by Brian Saber

In September I’m launching a free online workshop called Don’t Ask, Don’t Get. I’ll teach you important lessons you need to understand when it comes to asking for the big bucks. Today I want to share three of them with you.

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Asking Matters September Newsletter

by asking_matters

Free 4-Part Workshop for Fundraisers! Plus Fundraising Masters, Conversations with Jerry & Brian now on Apple Podcasts, and On the Road with Brian!

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How To Choose the Right Prospects

by Brian Saber

If you’re like most fundraisers, you’ve got way too many prospects. But here’s the thing, if you set out to cultivate everyone, you’ll cultivate no one. And if you cultivate no one, I can guarantee your solicitations won’t result in the gifts your organization needs to thrive!

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How to Get Your Fundraising Engine in Working Order

by Brian Saber

Ready to up your fundraising game? Then join me for “Don’t Ask, Don’t Get”, a FREE fundraising workshop starting March 19th. It’s easy, it’s free, and you’ll walk away a better asker – I promise!

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