How to Succeed in Crowdfunding & Achieve Funding Goal by 1090% Spielgaben has become one of the top crowdfunding projects in Australia with the most funds raised across Pozible, Kickstarter, and Indiegogo with the sole purpose of putting education and play back into the hands of parents.
We started the Spielgaben crowdfunding campaign on Pozible but failed due to some reasons that you will know later. We then decided to create another campaign on Indiegogo, which gave us the biggest win. This wasn’t possible without the combination of client collaboration, smart social media marketing, digital strategy, and content marketing. Raise money NOW! Fundraising & Donation Sites for YOU — FundRazr. White-label crowdfunding platform. Which Crowdfunding Platform Is Best for Your Nonprofit? This blog post was originally written by Ginny Mies, Content Curator at TechSoup Global.
This post has been adapted and expanded for a Canadian audience by Tierney Smith, Community Engagement Manager. It seems like there's a new crowdfunding website out there every week, but which one is right for your nonprofit? I looked at a few popular crowdfunding sites and dissected their cost plans, nonprofit support, and special features. What platform you choose really depends on the size of your nonprofit and what sort of campaign you plan to run. Kickstarter The Scoop: Perhaps one of the most buzzed about crowdfunding platforms, Kickstarter is a way to fund projects.
Builder of Bridges & Digital Advisor to Charities. The Untold Story Behind Kickstarter Stats [INFOGRAPHIC] See the full infographic below.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about Kickstarter failures that were difficult to find because Kickstarter intentionally prevents failed campaigns from being indexed by the search engines…and how I managed to find (what turned out to be) about 59% of the unsuccessfully funded projects. My article generated a lot of attention, including Mashable and VentureBeat (which republished my post). I’d like to think that it was all this attention that finally led Kickstarter to launch a stats page with data and basic metrics about the projects. I was wrong. Prof. I received much feedback on my article, chief among them from Professor Ethan Mollick of The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Crowdfunding. Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people, typically via the internet. One early-stage equity expert described it as “the practice of raising funds from two or more people over the internet towards a common Service, Project, Product, Investment, Cause, and Experience, or SPPICE.” The crowdfunding model is fueled by three types of actors: the project initiator who proposes the idea and/or project to be funded; individuals or groups who support the idea; and a moderating organization (the "platform") that brings the parties together to launch the idea. In 2013, the crowdfunding industry grew to be over $5.1 billion worldwide. History Types
Ever considered being a fundraising consultant? By Ramses Man and Vera Peerdeman Our experience is that quite a lot of fundraisers at some point in their careers think about how it would be to transform from being an employed fundraiser to working as a fundraising consultant.
But the gap between daydreaming and really taking the step and going into business for yourself as a fundraising consultant seems to be quite a big one. Regularly fundraisers with the ambition to become a consultant come to us for advise, because they are uncertain about what exactly they could expect and what their chances are as a fundraising consultant. Based on our experience as consultants for the last 15 years, we always ask them the same five questions. In this blog we would like to share these questions with you, so that you can decide for yourself if perhaps there is a bright future for you in fundraising consulting.
Blog posts about strategy on 101fundraising. Relationship Fundraising 2.0 – Or: Scenes from a kitchen table… By Malene Fregil • April 4, 2014 Morning in Oslo, Norway.
My favorite part of the day is in the morning at my kitchen table, when I read the papers and tune in. Of course, I can’t resist checking social media. Here’s what’s on: - Carla discusses with her friends. Four fundraising scenarios. By Anita de Ruijter • March 10, 2014 Nothing sharpens your decision-making prowess quite like establishing a new fundraising operation, with the heart-thumping expectation of growing income quickly. Spring and Special Events – Magical or Deadly? By Karen Osborne • February 24, 2014 For readers in the northern hemisphere, spring special event season is just around the corner. Olympic Edition: fundraise like a bobsledder By Rebecca Davies • February 20, 2014 When we asked Helen Upperton to fundraise for MSF Canada, we also offered her the support and guidance of our fundraising and communications teams. By Sarah Clifton • February 17, 2014. Scribd. Crowdfunding Opens Doors for Grassroots NGOS.
Search. What’s Next for Crowdsourcing? NGO Utilization and Leverage. Scribd. Charity Crowdfunding: what's in it for you? As a fundraiser you’ve probably heard it before: crowdfunding.
Did you know that in 2011 almost $ 1.5 billion was raised through crowdfunding platforms worldwide? And the sky seems to be the limit with this fundraising technique. Experts expect the total funding volume to grow with 91% (!) In 2012. Approximately half of this volume is to be raised through charity crowdfunding. Charity Crowdfunding: what's in it for you?