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.

Fundraising widget to determine asking style
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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Scott Park
Scott Park
8 years ago

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!

Sharon
8 years ago

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

Scott Park
Scott Park
8 years ago

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

Laura
8 years ago

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)

Judee Daniels, CFRE
8 years ago

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

Scott Park
Scott Park
8 years ago

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!

Sharon
8 years ago

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

Scott Park
Scott Park
8 years ago

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

Laura
8 years ago

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)

Judee Daniels, CFRE
8 years ago

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

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