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How to Ask For Money- The Series
This series explores how to be comfortable asking for money in different situations.
It happens all the time. Ask anyone.
At least once a week, someone asks you for money. They’re either looking for a donation, a contribution to a campaign, or (yikes!) a loan.
It can be an uncomfortable conversation for both parties but it doesn’t have to be.
If you are prepared before you ask, it’s easier to do it.
We begin with a classic:
How to ask for money as an entrepreneur or business owner.
This is intended for the situation where you had an idea, started the business, and now you have five people working out of your basement.
Your neighbors are wondering if you’re selling drugs.
For when you’re so successful that you’re ahead of yourself.
When you’re fairly established and want to go the traditional route, this article is for you. To be fair, bank loans are some of the least expensive ways to fund your endeavor. But you might want to speak with an investor.
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Now you’re ready to talk to your banker:
Asking for money step by step.
Sure you have a great cause and are devoted to helping out. Sometimes that’s not enough to get someone to send you a donation. Here’s what you need to know.
How to ask strangers for money.
If you have a vision and you can sell it to the masses, that’s great. Tons of small donations might not be enough. Here’s some insider information about how campaign donations really work.
It’s all about building connections. Just because they’re family, doesn’t mean you will get an automatic yes. Here are some ideas that will make them proud.
When you’re starting out, or you’ve run into a rough patch, it’s nice to know you can count on family. But don’t take them for granted.
Here are several tips that will ensure your success. Be professional and treat them with the respect they deserve.
Here’s some help to get back on track:
4 easy ways to get more money from your lender. If you pay attention to your credit score, you’ll have a much easier time when you ask for money.
I hope you gained a valuable tip about asking for money, or at the very least, you were somewhat entertained.