How do you sell ads in your program book? The most important key to success is a
crackerjack salesperson (with experience) who knows how to close a sale.
But regardless of how good your salesperson is, you'll need a letter to solicit
interest and orders. Heres an example
Organization or Benefit Letterhead
You may have heard that the XYZ Theater Festival (your benefit) is holding its
annual benefit on (date) in the XYZ room of the XYZ Hotel (place). This is a tremendously
successful annual event which attracts more than XX (number from previous year) guests
from throughout the community.
For this years program, the XYZ Theater Festival is hosting Landmark
Lotto (your theme). At this event, guests scheme and dream, wheel and deal and work
their way up to being the citys greatest tycoon. A mixture of Monopoly, casino fun
and the benefit usuals-- dinner, dancing and silent auctionthis event promises to be
unusual and incredibly entertaining. Throughout the "game," guests will be
entertained by a Dixieland Band, and all sorts of shenanigans.
Wont you support this XYZ Theater Festival by taking an ad or greeting in
the program book that will be distributed throughout the evening? If you are interested in
having your organization support the benefitand we hope you areplease review
the order form enclosed that lists prices and other information.
If you have additional questions or want additional information, please contact John
Jones (your advertising salesperson) at the number listed below.
Thanks for your consideration.
Enclosure: Advertising rates and requirements
(Dont forget to include an order form!)