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 17 Tips for Sharing Your FundMyTravel Campaign

One of the largest crowd funding sites, FundMyTravel, allows travelers across the world to raise money for their trips. Whatever the reason of the getaway, be it sheer willingness to see the world, a business projects or family emergency, FundMyTravel allows you to start campaigns to raise money so you can reach your destination.

While starting a fundraising campaign seems to be easy with FundMyTravel, running a campaign successfully and effectively requires effort and immense creativity.

Since the success of your FundMyTravel campaign solely depends on how effectively and extensively you share the campaign, here we have listed 17 tips to make this job easier for you. Check them out and get inspired to share your campaign to a huge number of people:

Use the ‘share’ widget on your fundraising page

Before trying out any other method to share your FundMyTravel campaign effectively, first click the share icon on your campaign page and share it on social media portals like Facebook, Twitter and through email.

Create a Facebook page for your campaign

Besides, sharing your fundraising campaign on personal social media profiles make a Facebook page specifically for your FundMyTravel campaign. Incorporate photos, latest updates, and comments to make it more interesting and interactive.

Create an interesting campaign story

Your campaign is more than just describing all the facts and talking about how much money you require for your trip. Write your campaign story in such an interesting way so that it explains the reason you are traveling the world quite clearly and captivates readers to give donations.

Don’t forget the power of local media

Let local media organizations know about your fundraising campaign. Write a short, interesting press release explaining your campaign and send it to local media stations. Do not forget to include the link of your campaign page to let people know where they can donate for your cause.

Write Blog Posts

Use your blog to share your campaign, tell your travel stories and the reason you are traveling to readers. From sharing your fundraising effort to documenting your story, use you blog to keep others updated about your progress.

Spread the word

From family members, friends, colleagues, neighbours to people whom you met at your friend’s last party, tell everyone about your campaign to reach a larger number of people.  Try to reach as many people as you can and spread the news about your campaign.

Share it on social media groups

Let others know why your FundMyTravel campaign holds so much importance to you by posting your campaign link on social media groups that you belong to. There will be many like-minded people in these groups and they will not only carry forward the campaign but will hopefully donate too.

Share you campaign on chat groups

Don’t forget to share your FundMyTravel campaign through chats groups like WhatsApp, Wechat, Hike etc. Letting more and more people know about your travel fundraising campaign is the only way to get good donations.

Ask your friends to share your campaign page

Ask your contacts and friends to share your FundMyTravel campaign page as much as possible to reach a larger network. Whenever you are sharing the page on your social media or any other platform, ask your friends to share it with their contacts as well.

Distribute business cards

If you are looking for a low cost, fun yet effective way to share your FundMyTravel campaign to a large number of people, business cards would solve that problem. Make them fun yet meaningful by incorporating quotes and photos that describe your campaign.

Take advantage of social gatherings

While attending a social gathering or event, apart from discussing the Make My Trip offers, don’t forget to show everyone your fundraising campaign page to reach a large number of people.

Hosts a virtual competition

Hosting online sharing contest to make your FundMyTravel campaign popular is a great idea indeed. Post ‘thank you’ videos, pictures on social media to convey gratitude to those who share your campaign link the most.

Join hands with local business

If possible, request a small food joint owner or a local coffee shop owner in your area to name one of their food items after your fundraising campaign. This is a great idea to let people know about your campaign and get them interested in learning more.

An interesting campaign hashtag

Hashtags(#) are important when it comes to finding specific content or spreading awareness on social media extensively. It helps create social media awareness for your fundraising efforts. So think about an using an interesting hashtag to spread the word about your campaign. 

Think beyond your direct network

When it comes to raising funds for your next trip, you have to step out of your  network. Post your campaign link with some pictures on your city’s social media page, if it has one. Or print out brochures, leaflets, flyers etc. and distribute them among people wherever you go.

Team up with local event organizers

Look for event organizers who are willing to promote your campaign during their event. You can even make a catchy and interesting video of your campaign telling your story and request that they feature it sometime during the event.

Use your hobbies to share it more

If you love cooking, organize a dinner party or potluck to share campaign information with others. Tell your guests about the campaign during the party or event and tell them why it is so meaningful and important to you.

Think outside of the box and leave no stone unturned when it comes to sharing your FundMyTravel campaign. Take advantage of social media, local media, and any family gatherings to make a lot of people aware of your campaign. Raising funds requires continuous efforts and creativity so don’t lose hope and come up with creative ideas that can make your FundMyTravel campaign a success.

About the Author:

Vinod Kardam is a travel enthusiast and likes to explore each and every aspect of traveling. He strives to share his experiences and knowledge with people who love to travel. He believes sharing will not only guide and open doors for them but will also enrich his experiences as well.

5 Ideas to Make Your Travel Fundraising Campaign More Appealing to Donors

Being a part of a travel fundraising campaign, the first thing you need to understand is that you don’t convince donors to pay for your trip, instead you help them realize that they already care.

If they are reading stories and blogs on this website, then the odds are that they are at least considering donating money for your meaningful travel abroad.

Crowdfunding is never easy and takes a lot of effort, here are some tips to help you finance your travels:

Research

To convince donors to contribute to your travel campaign, you need to understand the factors which would persuade them to willingly do so. In marketing terms, you need to know who your target audience is and the way their minds work. And that requires a lot of research.
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9 Tips for Launching a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign


Launching a successful crowdfunding campaign for your travel often takes a lot of consistency, patience, and hustle. When you’re looking for people that are willing to take money out of their pockets for your cause, you have to do your best. There is a lot that goes into setting the foundations of a crowdfunding campaign.

There’s the pre-launch, the launch, and the after-launch phases. All of these phases are extremely important, as they represent your roadmap to crowdfunding success. If I wanted to write about all of the aspects in detail, I’d had to write a small book about it, so I chose to keep it short and precise.

During today’s post, we’re going to explore some straightforward actionable tips that’ll allow you to boost your crowdfunding campaign success rate. This way, you will be able to get enough money for your studies, internships, volunteering work, or personal projects. Don’t just read these strategies,  apply them to your own unique situation. Let’s get going:

Choose a Platform That Fits Your Needs

Start off by choosing a good crowdfunding platform. As you may know, FundMyTravel is one of the most popular networks that allows people to put their crowdfunding campaigns in front of thousands of interested donors. It helps students, travelers, and volunteers get enough capital to pursue their dreams.
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Pitch Your Way to Success: How to Convince Others You’re Worth The Investment


In order to be a successful traveler, one needs to ensure they can afford the expenses necessary to accommodate the lifestyle. After all, when you are traveling, you will need to consider certain costs, such as plane tickets, food, and recreational activities. Perhaps one of the best ways to travel, while still ensuring that you are financially covered, is to have your travels funded by others. Here are some ways to convince others that you are worth the investment.

Teach While Traveling

There are many nations around the world that lack the necessary supplies for properly educating their youth, and therefore lending your knowledge can be a great way to give back when traveling. If you are trying to raise money for your travels, consider making it a point during your adventure to help those that do not have the means to a proper education, as this can show others that, while traveling is your goal, you are willing to do your part in making the difference in the lives of children. This could involve anything from showing children how to draw to teaching them a second language.

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10 Easy Ways To Earn Money While Traveling


Are you planning an adventure abroad? It’ll be amazing, but at the same time you’re going to need cash. If you’re savvy and a little bit bold, you can pay for your entire trip by working while you’re away. There’s a lot of ways of making cash out there, so try out one of these tips the next time you travel.

1. Teach others while you travel

The easiest way to make money by teaching is by teaching English to the locals in the area. If that doesn’t sound like your thing, you can teach almost anything. How about cookery, or guitar? Whatever you’re good at, teach that skill to others for cash.

2. Start a blog

Thought about documenting your travels? Why not start a blog? It takes a bit of time to set up and get going, but once you do you can really build up a readership. Once you do that, you can sell advertising space, and write sponsored posts, in exchange for cash.

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