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How to boost your online fundraising with JustGiving
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1. Promote your selfie

 

Fundraisers with pictures or videos on their page raise 14% more per photo. A perfect excuse for a #selfie. 

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2. Tell your personal story

 

Why do you care? Tell your story about why you are fundraising.

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3. Shoot for a target

 

Pages with a target raise 46% more. Aim high and tell the world.

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4. Don't be afraid to share

 

Sharing on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and WhatsApp raises more. Don’t be afraid, people want to hear about the good things you are doing.

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5. Don't forget about email

 

There are lots of your friends, colleagues and neighbours who are not on social networks but would love to hear about what you are doing.

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6. Add a video or livestream

 

Add a video as a cover photo by adding a YouTube link. Videos really help tell your story and why your cause is so important. You can also livestream directly on your page to show how you are raising money. Find out more here.

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7. Connect fitness aps

If you're taking on a physical challenge, connect your page with your Strava or Fitbit account so that your supporters can keep track of your progress.

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8. Update your page

 

Let supporters know how you are doing by updating your page often, they will enjoy following your progress and you can even do it through our smartphone app.

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9. Encourage others

 

Convince your friends to take part and raise money as well ...as it makes the experience more fun!

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10. Say thanks!

 

20% of donations come in after your event has ended, so make sure you follow up to thank your supporters.

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Fundraising page toolkit

 

A complete guide to setting up and promoting your page

 

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Top 10 fundraising tips

 

See how to hit your target and take your fundraising further

 

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Promote your page

 

Tips to promoting your page on social media and in the press

 

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