Here are the very basic basics of crowdfunding, deconstructed to its ABCs.
Here’s a quick question for you – have you ever posted a question on Facebook hoping to get information, advice, ideas, funds or any other kind of help from your friends? If your answer is ‘yes’ on any of these counts, you, my friend, have indulged in what the cool kids call ‘crowdsourcing’.
Although the term sounds technical and business-y, the concept is not. You’ve been doing the deed without really realising there’s an honest-to-goodness word that describes it to the letter. We’ve been turning to the ‘crowd’ to ‘source’ things for a long time.
Don’t believe it? What do you think Wikipedia does when it asks the online community to pitch in and write or edit information? Aha! There you go.
You may have noticed the examples being used all involve online platforms. That’s because they are the ideal base to source with. Think of it – a single platform that lets you instantaneously reach out to multiple people and get a speedy response. Perfect, no?!
When you’re reaching out specifically to source funds, the process is known as crowdfunding, which is what our website is all about. But of course, it’s not incorrect to call what we do crowdsourcing, so you’re welcome to alternate between the terms as you please.
Our online fundraising platform is where all the cool crowdsourcing campaigns are.
Why are the crowdsourcing campaigns cool?
Because they’re aiming to raise funds to do some amazing work in the field of social causes. And because they’re also aiming to fuel some incredible and ingenious creative projects.
Why is our website ideal to fundraise these incredible initiatives?
- How shall we count the ways?! The many, many ways!
- Well, firstly, starting a campaign on our platform is free.
- There are no penalties for not being able to reach your fundraising goal.
- We will guide your campaign creation and be with you every step of the way.
- We provide you with a host of inexpensive marketing tips that are guaranteed to help you campaign successfully.
- You receive updates, at each stage, right in your inbox.
- We have an instant chatting interface on our website where you can reach us around the clock – 24/7.
- We have a team of experienced professionals who are happy to help.
- We offer your supporters several methods to contribute to your campaign.
How do you start a campaign?
- It’s easy. Fill up the form on our website and submit it
- We’ll make sure you’ve got all the bases covered and push it live
- We’ll help and encourage you every step of the way