Every summer in the barren Nevada desert, tens of thousands of people come together to create a community driven by creativity, connection, and the free exchange of ideas. First held …
How a Community Garden Used FundRazr for Crowdfunding Success!
When Greenest City, a Toronto environmental nonprofit, decided they wanted to reclaim a vacant lot and turn it into Milky Way Garden, a space for community agriculture, they knew the …
Crowdfunding 101: How to Set a Basic Online Fundraising Project Up for Success
If you’re reading this, you’re probably no stranger to the world of online fundraising. Crowdfunding is a powerful way to connect your cause with the people who care about it, …
Step Up Your Fundraising – Build Volunteer Campaigns Into Your Website!
As a nonprofit organizer, have you ever had a supporter or volunteer come to you with an idea for how they can pitch in and help with your fundraising efforts? …
How to Beat the Mid-Campaign Slump
If you’ve ever run a fundraising campaign before, you may have noticed that they tend to start and finish with a bang, but the middle is more like a whimper. …
Tax Receipts: When to Collect Donor Information
One of the many features we offer for non-profit organizations is the ability to automatically issue custom tax receipts. After a contribution is successfully completed to a nonprofit’s crowdfunding campaign, …
Embedding Campaigns in News Stories: Why It Matters and How to Do It
I’m willing to bet this has happened to you or someone you know – let us know if you’ve heard this one before. You see an article online on a …
How to Build and Manage Your All-Star Crowdfunding Team
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.
So You Missed Your Crowdfunding Goal, What Now?
If your first crowdfunding campaign doesn’t reach its funding goal, it’s easy to be disappointed. If you’re not disappointed, it’s likely you didn’t have much skin in the game to start with and I’ve already identified why you failed for you! But like anything else, a failed first attempt could actually act as the foundation for a successful second attempt.
7 Steps to Nailing the Number 1 Key to Campaign Success
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.
Setting SMART Crowdfunding Goals
Goals are integral to crowdfunding success, but they accomplish little if they don’t fulfill the smart goal criteria.
How to Make the Front Page: SEO For Your Crowdfunding Campaign
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.
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