In Fundraising, Silence Has Power

Note: This blog is also available on Campaigns & Elections Magazine “Campaign Insider” Blog   What do Beethoven’s 5th symphony, a library and an effective fundraising ask have in common? They all require silence in order to be effective. If a candidate is especially new at the fundraising process, they’ll often rush through each step of their fundraising calls to get to the...
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KB’s Top 5 Fundraising Mantra’s: #1 – Make The Ask!

Now we come to #1 in my “Top Five Fundraising Mantras,” my ongoing series to highlight the five pointers I find essential to fundraising success. While working with candidates and fundraising staffs, I often find myself repeating these five tips so often that they have become ‘mantra’-like. Though there are certainly many tips that are important to remember, these are the few I find myself...
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