This guest post was written by Allison Jones on behalf of the Rare Disease Foundation in support of Rare Disease Day on February 29th. I never would have thought that I would be involved in fundraising but after having my second child, who is now five, things just kind of took off… in particular in […]
You spoke, we listened. Many of you were requesting a place to communicate and collaborate with other FundRazr users, so we are very excited to announce the launch of the FundRazr Community! What is the FundRazr Community? The FundRazr Community is, simply put, your space! It’s the place to go when you want to share […]
You’ve seen enough inspirational teamwork quotes on stock photos to last a lifetime, which makes it easy to forget sometimes that there’s a reason they’re so prevalent. Teamwork really is essential to success, and crowdfunding projects are no exception.
Stories connect and unite us, and telling your story authentically is a huge part of resonating with potential donors. But as your audience is inundated with more and more native content, the need to stand out and differentiate your campaign has become even more profound. It’s not a secret any longer that video holds the key to opening more donor doors. However, as campaigns become more saturated with video content, it’s not enough to include a video, you need to include good video.
Crowdfunding search engines are like any other search engine, and unless you follow some key steps for SEO success, you could find yourself 10 pages deep where potential contributors can’t find you.
Today, it would seem that almost everyone is using Twitter. It’s a simple, and rapidly talked-about, social networking service. With everyone a ‘twitter’ about Twitter, does everyone know how to use it effectively for their crowdfunding campaign? How to give a project visibility? Engage more people on Twitter? Consider the following 7 quick tips to […]
Provide supporters with an update on how your campaign is going in order to share a story that will inspire more donations. Watch our “how to” video to get some useful tips. Update people on your story not just what you need from them. In your update, use things like: Photos Videos Progress Donation levels […]
As a NonProfit you want the money to go where it’s supposed to – your cause. Traditional fundraising is no longer allowing NonProfits to reach their intended donors. It’s left many to try new techniques including online fundraising. Crowdfunding is a hot topic and one of the best platforms for NonProfits, and individuals alike, is […]
Incentive-based crowdfunding has become a crucial way for writers, artists, filmmakers and entrepreneurs to raise money for their creative projects and ideas. The main point of it is to provide contributors with a thank you gift or an “incentive” for a specific amount of donations. It’s been a great opportunity for entrepreneurs to pre-sell their […]