Crowdfunding Confidential is a friendly, funny, clear, and EFFECTIVE guide to successfully planning, crafting, and launching a crowdfunding campaign that meets its goal for you or someone in need. Who will you help today and what are you waiting for?
Grab this quick yet powerful guide and get your successful crowdfunding campaign off on the right foot so you can help others in need starting today. This easy to follow handbook, written to be conversational and accessible will empower YOU to plan, create, and manage your first successful online crowdfunding campaign even if you have no previous fundraising experience and no idea where to start.
Busy working mother, college professor, and serial crowdfunder Kristen Palana, has raised over $100K online for 90+ housing, health, education, and income generation projects for needy children and their families since 2004 in her so-called spare time. This book delivers twelve years worth of her best hard-won advice and tips for successful online fundraising for a cause so that you can get started helping others in need powerfully and effectively right away.
Here's what you'll find inside:
-An action plan for mapping out a crowdfunding campaign that has the best chance of being funded, even before it goes live
-A rundown on popular crowdfunding platforms and which is best for your project
-Tips for fundraising from your own website and how to partner with nonprofit organizations and small businesses to extend your reach and influence
-How to harness the emotional power of text, color, and imagery to win hearts, minds, and donations for your cause
-Learn the top crowdfunding mistakes to avoid BEFORE you begin
-Craft compelling email and social media campaigns to jump-start the donation process
-Maximize every dollar/euro donated with a full array of donor-boosting and fundraising ideas
-Learn HOW and WHEN to ask for donations, follows, and shares
-Learn how to engage and interact with your donors and cultivate their trust when fundraising for social change
-Tips for overcoming the fear of asking people for money
-Learn clever ways to leverage the power of urgency to help spark momentum
-How to rebound and relaunch a stalled or flailing campaign
-Learn best practices for what to do before, during, and after your successful campaign has funded to make a continued impact
-Learn tried and true fundraising basics and gain insights into successfully fundraising for nonprofits.
...and much more!
This book is a companion to Kristen Palana's online Udemy course by the same name.
You can also find this book on Amazon and read reviews at: http://www.amazon.com/Crowdfunding-Confidential-Raise-Money-Cause-ebook/dp/B014WVB2L8