Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people. These days, fundraising websites are all the rage. Each site is a little bit different, but they all have the same goal: to accrue money. Want to raise money to go study abroad? You can create a campaign with a short video, a description of your anticipated study abroad trip, and some pictures. The idea is to create a compelling message that readers will be drawn towards.
Below are just a few popular crowdfunding sites that are worth checking out:
Raising money via crowdsourcing can be very successful, but also tricky and challenging. Be sure to take some time to learn about strategies that can make all the difference. Before launching your fundraising program, read about 5 Steps to a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign and 10 Social Media Tips for a Successful Crowdfunding Campaign.
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