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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.

Powerful Tips To Help Fund Your Australian Holiday With Crowdfunding

The time has come for you to make your dream Australian Holiday a reality, but for one reason or another you don’t have the financial means to accomplish this all on your own. This is where an option like crowdfunding can make dreams come true. Crowdfunding is a way to set up a virtual campaign and raise funds from a larger crowd. However, this process is a bit more challenging than just joining a site and asking for money.

So, if you’re serious about funding your Australian Holiday via crowdfunding then check out the following tips to help you create a successful campaign:

Identify Your Target Audience and Platform

Perhaps, the first step to successfully crowdfunding your Australian Holiday is by identifying your target audience and platform. With numerous crowdfunding sites flooding the internet, it’s important to choose the one that best represents your campaign. In this case, choose a crowdfunding site that covers traveling campaigns , like FundMyTravel, and not a general one that covers all sorts of topics and ideas.

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7 Tips To Raise Funds For Your Round The World Travel

shutterstock_248845498You can’t travel unless you have money, and getting paid to travel is something that is not easy to do. So, what should you do to have the funds to  take a trip around the world? Well, there are no easy answers here but one thing is sure, you need to learn ways to manage and control your money. You also need to practice  good money saving habits to supplement your income to make travel a reality.

Here are 7 tips to raise funds for your trip round the world:

1. Earn through saving

You can save, and save enough, to raise funds for your proposed trip. You needn’t cut down on the essentials; rather, the focus should be to reduce expenses on things that you could do without. You can workout at home (this takes off a gym membership cost), you can dine out less frequently, take public transport more often, avoid frequent bar-hopping and so on. These are just some of the ways you can save enough without disturbing the rhythm and pace of your life too much.

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How a Kenyan Woman’s Bad Photoshopping Skills Got Her a Sponsored Trip to China

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Traveling has a different meaning for different people. Some do it for pure leisure; lying on a beach looking at the sunset while being served cocktails. Others do it to break the monotony of life. Some look for perspective, and some to quench innate curiosity. However, researchers have concluded that for whatever reason you pack your bags and travel, it alters your life, more or less.

Leisure travelers are likely to have a relationship that is more intimate with their partners. Students with international travel experience are twice as likely to complete college degree as compared to their peers who have no travel experience. They also earn higher incomes, nearly over 40% more. Traveling makes workers more productive, and less stressed and burned out. They are more likely to have higher morale.

Therefore, travel can be a healing touch that we all need in our daily stressful life. However, wherewithal, we all know, has been a limiting factor for our travel plans to be executed.
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How to Get Your Friends & Family Pumped About Your Campaign

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There are few funding opportunities as socially engaging and satisfying as crowdfunding. It brings people together, creates a sense of community and, most importantly lends gravitas to whatever it is that is being funded. If that’s your next foreign trip, you may be wondering how you can generate such a buzz. Equally, how do you excite your friends and family about your campaign?

Experts believe there are many advantages to crowdfunding, but those close to you may still need convincing. Well, you’re in luck – there are plenty of ways to engage your loved ones and get them involved in your crowdsourcing travel project. I’ve picked out 7 of the best.

  1. Create a video

Like any crowdsourcing campaign, you’ll need to create a video pitch in order to have a hope of generating maximum funding; people want to see you and hear your unique story before putting their hand in their pocket. This is the ideal opportunity to involve your friends. Everyone likes playing a star role in a home video, so why not ask them to help produce your promo video?

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