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How To Have A Successful Fundraiser

Are you tired of small fundraising success? You may not realize it, but it is NOT hard to motivate your group to sell more than ever before. Here's how.

Have a 'prime-time' presentation

   1. Kickoff your fundraiser on a day and at a time when you can get the most possible members together for an inspiring, expectant challenge.

   2. You should already firmly expect for each member to sell a predetermined number of items. At your presentation, don't hang loose. Transfer this firm expectancy to the members so each will accept the responsibility of doing his/her fair share to make the fundraiser a success!

   3. Aim high! Set a goal and give individual credit. Explain how each member as well as the entire group will benefit!

   4. At the end of the 'prime-time' presentation have a 'commitment time'. Get everyone on his/her feet as they commit to sell a given number of items. Start with 50, then 25, then 10. A member who sincerely tries to sell 50 items should be able to sell 25. Your goal is to get each to average selling 25 items ! ! !

During Your Presentation

Demonstrate to your group their potential profit. For example, let's assume that you are doing a fundraising selling a $12 item with a 50% profit potential:

30 members selling an average of 25 items each = 750 total items sold!

Your group's Total Profit is based on the following information:

   Retail Price - $12.00 per item
   Profit Margin - 50% ...

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