How to get more donations flowing into my money pot?
Once your money pot page is complete and ready to go, all that's left to do is spread the word about your project. Here are some tips on how to maximise your campaign's reach and donations collected:
Send out email invitations
You can share your money pot by manually adding email addresses of all your friends and potential supporters. Feel free to add as many contacts as you can! In order to do that simply go to the 'Settings' section of your money pot and click on the 'Invite' button. Instead of manually entering all the email addresses one by one, you can just copy and paste them in to the designated section, separating each by a "," (comma). Another option is to import all your contacts from your email account.
Share on social media
Make sure you share and promote your money pot link on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn etc. If you don't have an account you can ask a friend or colleague to do it on your behalf. This is extremely important as it will provide so called 'viral' effect, where people keep on sharing your money pot, raising awareness and hopefully making donations.
On Facebook, Twitter, Instagram you can add popular # (hashtags) relevant to your fundraising campaign, this will increase the size of your audience:
You can share your project on social media directly from your money pot. To do this go to your money pot's 'Settings' click on 'Share' button and choose the social media icon that you'd like to share it to.
Invite via email:
Share on social media/ copy widget code:
You can also copy and paste the below link into your social media post. If the link is too long and you don't have enough room for your project's description make sure you use https://bitly.com/ (or the likes of) to help you shorten your link: https://bitly.com/.
Insert Leetchi widget on your blog or website
Are you a charity or a nonprofit organisation with your own website/blog? Or maybe you're an individual who wants to incorporate your project and money pot link onto your personal blog/website?You can easily integrate our 'widget' (button) onto you site so that your supporters can directly contribute to your money pot there. In order to get the special code that will allow you to embed the widget onto your site, go to your money pot settings and click on 'Invite'. Then click on the (</>) button. Lastly, all you need to do is copy the code and incorporate it into your site.
Get in touch with your local media
If you think that your project could interest the local media and help you promote it, make sure you contact your local newspapers and magazines. Being mentioned in an article, with the link to contribute to your money pot, will considerably improve the success of your project and the volume of donations collected.
Questions on how to set or promote your money pot? Don't hesitate to get a hold of our customer service team on firstname.lastname@example.org.