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Recruiting

 

Below are 6 articles with information on the topic of recruiting. The key to a successful DNA Project is recruiting.

There is a summary of each article, to help you decide which ones you want to read. The articles are standalone pdf files that can be downloaded or printed.

For each article, there is also a list of anything that has changed since publication. DNA for family history research is a new discipline, and therefore changes and/or scientific advancements occur.

Recruiting Participants

Publication: Guild Journal
Published: April 2015
Author: Susan C. Meates

This article covers recruiting participants, including raising donations, keeping your approach simple, and managing the ongoing process of recruiting. Ordering a test kit from the Guild is also covered. This article is a must read if you want to improve your recruiting results.

The following has changed since publication:

  • The Guild price for 37 markers is not current. For the current price, click on “DNA kits available from the Guild” in the menu on the left.
  • You no longer have to type over your address to have a kit sent to the participant. Simply enter their name and address during the order process, or inform regarding where the kit is to be sent, if you are ordering the kit.
  • The link to pay by credit card or PayPal has changed for ordering a test kit. Use the link in the page called “DNA kits available from the Guild”, which you can visit in the menu on the left.
  • Participants can now pay by credit card or PayPal, in addition to check or bank transfer. See “DNA kits available from the Guild” in the menu on the left.

Link: http://one-name.org/DNA/Article_2015Q2_Recruiting_Participants.pdf

A Recruiting Road Map

Publication: Guild Journal
Published: July 2015
Author: Susan C. Meates

This article covers a step by step approach to recruiting, and the factors that can influence your approach.

The following has changed since publication: None

Link: http://one-name.org/DNA/Article_2015Q3_A_Recruiting_Roadmap.pdf

DNA and Your One-Name Study: Growing your DNA Project (Part 1)

Publication: Guild Journal
Published: October 2012
Author: Susan C. Meates

This is the first of a series of articles covering how to maximize your success in recruiting participants. This article focuses on the foundation needed for successful recruiting and raising donations.

The following has changed since publication: None

Link: http://one-name.org/DNA/Article_2012Q4_Growing_Your_DNA_Project_Part_1.pdf

DNA and Your One-Name Study: Growing your DNA Project (Part 2)

Publication: Guild Journal
Published: January 2013
Author: Susan C. Meates

This article continues the series of articles covering recruiting. You start your recruiting with participants for your tree, and tips are provided to help with this step. The focus of this article is on the formula for recruiting success.

The following has changed since publication: None

Link: http://one-name.org/DNA/Article_2013Q1_Growing_Your_DNA_Project_Part_2.pdf

DNA and Your One-Name Study: Growing your DNA Project (Part 3)

Publication: Guild Journal
Published: April 2013
Author: Susan C. Meates

The article continues the series on recruiting, and focuses on your presentation to potential participants and handling objections. This is a must read article to help you maximize your recruiting success.

The following has changed since publication: None

Link: http://one-name.org/DNA/Article_2013Q2_Growing_Your_DNA_Project_Recruitment.pdf

DNA and Your One-Name Study: Growing your DNA Project (Part 4)

Publication: Guild Journal
Published: July 2013
Author: Susan C. Meates

The article continues the series on recruiting, and focuses on managing the sales cycle and overcoming objections, as well as the importance of the timing of asking them to participate. This is another must read article to help you with recruiting.

The following has changed since publication: None

Link: http://one-name.org/DNA/Article_2013Q3_Recruiting_is_an_Ongoing_Process.pdf

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