Although you need to have realistic expectations of the effectiveness of social media for revenue generation, there are some definite tactics that can increase your chances of getting donations on social.
It's important to note that crowdfunding platforms like GoFundMe are very different than text to donate services like ours. Although they can synergize very well, here are some important differences to be aware of.
Take a look at our Frequently Asked Questions page. It's a great place to start if you have questions. In the meantime, here are some common questions we get from customers.
According to Daryl Hatton, CEO of Fundrazr, most campaigns are funded by family and friends. This makes sense. However, most people do not have enough "rich uncles" to cover hefty medical expenses. Pinning your hopes on the charity of strangers is not typically a good gamble.
For all these reasons, we think we're the clear winner. Bidpal (Text.Gives) does offer some nice features, but the point is to raise money. Some of Text.Gives' features have been demonstrated to diminish conversion rates.