New Tool Helps Determine Your Asking Style So You Close More Gifts

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Greg Warner is CEO and Founder of MarketSmart, a revolutionary marketing software and services firm that helps nonprofits raise more for less. In 2012 Greg coined the phrase “Engagement Fundraising” to encapsulate his breakthrough fundraising formula for achieving extraordinary results. Using their own innovative strategies and technologies, MarketSmart helps fundraisers around the world zero in on the donors most ready to support their organizations and institutions with major and legacy gifts.

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Brian Saber, president of Asking Matters, has spent his career asking for donations on behalf of nonprofits.
Now he’s really done it with a cool online test that helps you determine your asking style so you can improve upon it by focusing on your strengths to close more gifts.
 
Try it out here.
 
P.S. – In case you’re wondering how I did… I am a “kindred spirit” (according to the test).
 

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10 responses to “New Tool Helps Determine Your Asking Style So You Close More Gifts”

  1. Scott Park says:

    Phenomenal tool, Greg! Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I’m primarily a Go-Getter and secondarily a Kindred Spirit. The suggestions for improvement are spot on!

  2. Scott Park says:

    Phenomenal tool, Greg! Thank you for bringing this to our attention. I’m primarily a Go-Getter and secondarily a Kindred Spirit. The suggestions for improvement are spot on!

  3. Sharon says:

    I got Mission Controller followed by Rainmaker! When given a mission l will always see it through to completion

  4. Sharon says:

    I got Mission Controller followed by Rainmaker! When given a mission l will always see it through to completion

  5. Scott Park says:

    By my calculations then, Sharon if we partnered up, we’d close everyone!

  6. Scott Park says:

    By my calculations then, Sharon if we partnered up, we’d close everyone!

  7. Laura says:

    Go-Getter followed by Kindred Spirit – – – I love stories woven together in a mythology (backed up by the data from my analytic friends, of course)

  8. Laura says:

    Go-Getter followed by Kindred Spirit – – – I love stories woven together in a mythology (backed up by the data from my analytic friends, of course)

  9. Can’t wait to use this with some of current clients’ development staff. And the tips were icing!

  10. Can’t wait to use this with some of current clients’ development staff. And the tips were icing!

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