In other words, understand your donor base so well it’s like you’ve read their minds. Decide how long you’ll small talk at the beginning, and how to transition smoothly into the ask itself. The key to this: call or contact that you’re interested in talking to them about your cause and how they might be able to get involved.
Amazon is also a truly global corporation in a way that Walmart has never been, and this globalism provides insights into how Amazon responds to workplaces beyond the United States that can follow different rules.
Treadmills are the motorized equivalent of walking or running in place.
You simply keep up with a belt that’s moving under your feet.
Once donors believe that your cause truly matters, giving almost becomes an afterthought. Note, however, that if you survey your donors or ask questions of a potential donor, you have to learn to read the answer behind the answer.
But until then, you won’t have to sweat your fundraising ask if you follow these seven tips: The words you want them to say: “ Thanks to the web, we have more access to information about our donors than ever, as well as the ability to survey our donors and examine how they talk about our cause.