Welcome to the Course
Welcome! Introduction to This Crowdfunding Course
The Proof. Over 100K Raised Since 2004 for Charity and Causes.
My website, Aura’s House. Over 10K Raised Each Year For Ten Years
My Indiegogo Fundraising Success for my American University of Rome Students
Friends’ Success With Kickstarter, Gofundme, and Firstgiving Crowdfunding Sites
Getting Your Mind Ready For Success
It’s OK to Go It Alone, But There’s Strength in Numbers.
How to Overcome Fear and Doubt to Cultivate a Positive Crowdfunding Mindset
Define Your Project, Your Goal, and Your Time Frame
What is Your Project Exactly? Who Are You Trying to Help and Why Do They NEED It
Choose a Winning Fundraising Goal. How Much to Raise and By When?
We Needed The Money Yesterday! The Power of Urgency in Crowdfunding
Pick Your Poison: Which Online Crowdfunding Platform to Use
A Rundown of Some Crowdfunding Platforms and Their Pros and Cons
Fundraising From Your Own Website
Tips and Resources If You Plan to Fundraise From Your Own Website
Teaming Up With Larger Non-Profits so you Can Offer Tax Deductions and Perks
Collecting Online Donations. Paypal Donation Buttons Pros and Cons.
Building Your Project
Writing the Text For Your Project. Choose Your Words Carefully
Worth 1,000 Words: Choosing the Best Images For Your Crowdfunding Project
Color is Key. What Works Best for Inspiring Trust and Confidence
Adding a Video. Optional or Not?
Be Trustworthy and Transparent. Mentioning Perks or Benefits to Potential Donors
Writing Your Fundraising Pitch Letter for Email and Social Media Campaigns
How to Format the Fundraising Pitch Letter
Modifying Your Pitch Letter for Social Media Platforms
Updates and Second Letters
Whom to Ask For Help and When
The FIRST People You need to Ask For Help
The Next People to Ask
Your Employer: How Using This Trick Can Double Your Donations Many Times Over
WHEN is The Best Time to Ask
Getting “Strangers” On Board
Riding the Wave of Momentum, Troubleshooting, and Overcoming Obstacles
How to Surf a Wave of Crowdfunding Momentum Like a Boss
How to Reignite Crowdfunding Momentum When It Slows or Stops
Donation Boosting Ideas
Easy Ways to Maximize Donations
After Your Project Launches and Funds
Plan B, Just In Case
After You Are Successful -What Next?
More Resources and Conclusion
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