Use real stories, with real names, from real people in and around your organization.

Yep, it’s that simple.

OK – so this a bit of a ‘clip show’ blog post. We’ve written about why you should use stories, how to use stories and how to find stories here:

Once Upon A Time…

The 6 best place to get stories for your nonprofit

Forget facts and figures – try sensual storytelling

Sincerity – Part One & Part Two

Replace third person anonymous with first person singular

Nuke that miserable thank-you memo!

Is your organization the stuff of legends?

This change really is so simple, and so worth it. If you’re not using stories in your fundraising, you’re missing out on dollars that donors would be happy to give you – if only they knew how passionate you were about the cause!

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