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Crowdfunding to Overcome a Personal Financial Crisis

Follow these steps to learn how crowdfunding can help you overcome a personal financial crisis Crowdfunding proves to be an influential force and it continues to expand into different industries. It captivates the interest of individuals and organizations alike. But what’s the appeal? The crowdfunding model empowers anyone to rally support for a cause or project that they believe in. From … [Read more...]

Church Fundraising Ideas that Raised $450,000 – Case Study

These 11 crowdfunding campaigns offer some creative church fundraising ideas to raise big money for your church project or cause. I got an email from a pastor about church fundraising ideas after last week’s post on planning your Giving Tuesday fundraising campaign. I thought I would check in with the church fundraising campaigns we highlighted in this post and add some more ways to raise money … [Read more...]

Crowdfunding Campaign Marketing on a Budget [Five Resources]

While you can do all your crowdfunding campaign marketing with almost no budget at all, should you? Even established multi-national charities have to spend money on expenses and marketing. The American Red Cross is one of the most efficient organizations but still spends about 8% of its total contributions on expenses and campaign marketing. Other charities spend much more but the average … [Read more...]

3 Steps to Self-Publishing and Journalism Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding journalism is opening up the world of independent publishing. Follow these three steps to self-publishing through crowdfunding. I’ve followed the trend in crowdfunding journalism and self-publishing for a while but was surprised by some of the stats on a recent survey by the Pew Research Center. John and Brigitte shared their story last year about how they raised $85,870 to crowdfund … [Read more...]

How to Set Realistic Crowdfunding Goals [To Raise More Money]

The most common questions I get from crowdfunding campaigns are, “How much can I raise?” and, “How do I set realistic crowdfunding goals?” While there are no hard-fast rules for every campaign, there are some good rules of thumb to follow for setting realistic crowdfunding goals and making your crowdfunding campaign a success. Setting Realistic Crowdfunding Goals in Your Budget Coming from the … [Read more...]