building community in crowdfunding

Building Community in Crowdfunding: Must Know Rules

Building community for your crowdfunding campaign is one of the most overlooked but critical aspects of raising money online. The explosion in crowdfunding, especially for rewards-based projects, over the last several years has made people think that raising money is as simple as posting a project on one of the popular sites. A couple of […]

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Mothers Turn to Crowdfunding for Maternity and Pregnancy Costs

Maternity crowdfunding has emerged to fill the gaps in work policy and budget needs Having a baby is expensive and people are increasingly turning to crowdfunding to cover the costs of pregnancy and maternity leave. WebMD estimates the cost of pre-natal care at upwards of $2,000 and hospital costs of $15,000 and higher. Top it […]

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5 Crowdfunding Ideas to Steal from President Obama

Steal these 5 Best Crowdfunding Ideas from President Obama’s 2008 presidential campaign to raise more money from the crowd Think President Obama has never run a crowdfunding campaign? Think again. His 2008 presidential campaign rallied the masses to raise more online than any other political campaign in history. By the end of the campaign, his […]

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Go Ahead! Steal these 7 Crazy Fundraising Ideas!

Sometimes it helps to get a little crazy with your fundraising. Steal these seven crazy fundraising ideas to make an impression With small business funding and fundraising moving increasingly online, I get emails regularly questioning if offline fundraising ideas are even worth it anymore. Campaigns reason that their crowdfunding campaign is online and that’s where […]

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How to Build a Basic Crowdfunding Social Media Strategy

Launch a campaign without a basic crowdfunding social media strategy and risk being one of the many that fail to reach their goal. We’ve talked about using social media for crowdfunding in the past but have yet to work through a basic crowdfunding social media strategy from start to finish. We’ll walk through a basic […]