You've just signed up for our text to donate service, and now you're looking for guidance on how to execute a successful text donation campaign. You may be wondering: What do I do next? How do I ensure I raise as much money as possible?
The fundraising thermometer gives donors something visual in order to build their trust and increase excitement. Others like the feeling of being part of a team of donors that helped you achieve your goal. For these reasons, a fundraising progress bar can be a useful tool.
Every LPFM radio station is required by law to be associated with a charity or nonprofit of some sort. Therefore, SMS donations are a win-win, because they give LPFM radio stations an easy way to fulfill their charitable requirements. Text to give also makes it easier to find sponsors as well as raise funds for their nonprofits.
We have created custom PayPal implementations in the past, but we don't really do it anymore. Basically a programmer has to create a web-based form that has the options, and then pass that data to the PayPal checkout form.