And so we get to the face-to-face conversation and travel. When I say travel, I specifically mean planning a trip of a day or a number of days in which you are out on the road visiting with donors face to face. The scope and range of your travel will be based on the location of your donors. Whether youre traveling across the country or across town, the principles of how to plan a trip, how to set up appointments, what to cover, and so on will remain the same. Face-to-face visits are an essential part of your fundraising operation. While it might initially appear not to make sense to spend a full day (or week) away from the office, and while it might seem to be an inefficient use of your time to spend up to an hour with only one or two individuals, you can rest assured knowing that in-person contact will be one of the keys to your success.
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