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How 7 Incredible Animal Rescues Saved Hundreds through Crowdfunding

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Many animal rescues all over the world save animals and help them find new homes. To keep making a difference to abused and unwanted pets, animal non-profits have to rely on volunteers, donations from local communities, charity events etc. It’s a hard work to save hundreds of animals every day, keep existing supporters engaged and reach out for new ones …

PR 101: How to pitch your story to the media and why you should

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You have read our tips for Facebook and Twitter; now, we are going to teach you how to pitch your stories to news media! Statistics suggest that campaigns that receive news coverage (either online or offline) raise 2 to 3 times more than campaigns that don’t. Furthermore, campaigns with news coverage also receive more anonymous donations. Examples of news covered …

10 Steps for Promoting Your Cause on Social Media (Infographic)

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Our 10 step infographic for promoting your cause on social media! Step-by-Step Tips: 1. Create a dedicated website. Have a website dedicated to connecting your audience with your cause. 2. Your social media following is extremely important, so be sure to dedicate some time and effort to provide fresh and engaging content about your cause. This will increase your outreach …

Nonprofits: 4 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your LinkedIn Page

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With the dominance of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube in the world of crowdfunding, sites like LinkedIn may tend to get a bit overshadowed; but that shouldn’t mean, however, it is not a valuable asset for your non-profit. LinkedIn is a leader in the online business community and can be a great place for business professionals to discover your brand. …

Nonprofits: 7 Best Practices For Distributing Your Content On Social Media

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Increasing your nonprofit’s engagement on social media can be tricky and, at times, time consuming, but it’s importance for your nonprofit’s online presence cannot be understated. Whether you are just launching yourself on social media or looking for ways to improve your presence, following these 7 best practices will be sure to help maximize your nonprofit’s fundraising efforts on social …

11 Best Twitter Practices for Non-profits

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1. Provide your followers with useful, interesting and retweetable content A non-profit that shares and retweets unique, interesting content is likely to be much more successful on Twitter than one that is overloading its account with fundraising asks and self-promotional tweets. Perception is key and people will be more responsive to accounts that a perceived as engaging, rather than self-promoting. …

How To Foster A Community Of Fans

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The Nation of Love is an independent record label from mid-Missouri created by and for musicians.The Nation of Love’s mission is to create fresh inventive art with musical sounds. From March 14-21, they will embark on their first label-wide tour, performing in Austin, Texas playing several unofficial showcases during SXSW. This is one of the best times to get music …

3 Tips For Getting Noticed On #GivingTuesday

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On Thanksgiving we give thanks, on Black Friday we get deals, on Cyber Monday we get online and on #GivingTuesday we give back. This year FundRazr has joined the global movement #GivingTuesday, celebrated on Tuesday December 2nd. #GivingTuesday is a global day dedicated to giving to others. It is a day for charities, families, businesses, communities and students around the …

Should I Hire A Crowdfunding Consultant?

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Darryl Burma is the CEO & Co-founder of CrowdMapped which is the worlds’ first ever global geo-location based crowdfunding businesses and services directory and 411 search site. You can also find Mr. Burma on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. So you’ve heard about crowdfunding and have a great product, cause, business or creative idea that you need to raise money for. …

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Get Involved

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If you see a lot of pink around, you know October has come along with the Breast Cancer Awareness campaign designed to increase awareness of the disease. Pink clothing. Pink jewelry. Pink sport inventory. Pink food. It seems like everyone cares about the disease so many women struggle with, the problem their families face. But what is beneath the T-shirts, …