Why Is My Asking Success Rate So High – Fundraising Advice from Asking Matters is a FREE course courtesy of AskingMatters
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People often say that I must be a great asker and I think they have this vision of me being rather assertive and really good at coming at things from many angles and doing whatever I can to close a gift. And that couldn’t be further from the truth. Honestly, even though I have made thousands of asks, through that lens I m not the best asker in the room by far.
But I do have a success rate north of 98%. By that I mean that 98% of the time when I sit down and ask someone for a gift, that person makes a gift of some amount at some time. Here’s why.