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The Nonprofit FAQ: Tactics: Telemarketing

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Is telemarketing generally a useful fundraising strategy?
Telemarketing can be a very useful strategy.
What about equipment for telemarketing? Training? Etc?
Find a friendly stock or real estate brokerage firm for phone equipment and look for consultants to train callers or trainers.
What are the key advantages and disadvantages of hiring a telemarketing firm versus using volunteers?
The key advantage is that you may not have to lift a finger! The key disadvantage is that many firms take a percentage of each donation.
What laws apply to telemarketing?
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act and Telemarketing Sales Rule may both apply here.