Fundraising Wins like Never Before

| May 22, 2017

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Need help with that campaign email or direct mail letter due to drop last week? Ready to move from making mediocre messages to the most donor-delighting, highest-impact asks of your life? How about getting there via a captivating romp through the life and laws of one of the best fundraisers around? You can get it all Jeff Brooks’ Turn Your Words into Money: The Master Fundraiser’s Guide to Persuasive Writing. You’ll learn and laugh as you gobble your way through this guide to writing good then great fundraising messages. We’ve all been there: Overwhelmed by a huge writing to-do list for right-now campaigns, the annual fund, and probably some special projects thrown in just because we don’t have enough to do.

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