An advocate allows for quicker progress over a shorter amount of time, giving you immediate funding. Creating an advocate relationship means asking another person to contact their network on your behalf. That way, potential new financial partners are saying “yes” to a relationship that’s already established. Are you using this powerful fundraising strategy?
Having a good perspective about fundraising can make your experience, or it can break you. Most people underestimate the power of perspective. It’s like laying a foundation before building a house. Laying a foundation isn’t complicated. You level the ground; create a mold; and pour concrete. Simple but important, right? (I may be oversimplifying this, I’m not a contractor. And it’s really all about the illustration.) How you view your relationship with money can be one of the biggest factors in your success in fundraising. So let’s lay a good foundation. Shall we?