Convio.com shares 12 tips for fundraising. Here they are:
#1) Start early
Don’t procrastinate. Start now.
#2) Set a challenging but attainable goal
Make sure your goal is realistic.
#3) Contact everyone you know
Start with your personal contacts first then expand your network.
#4) Customize your emails
Share your personal side in your emails.
#5) Create an email schedule and stick to it
Create and follow a schedule.
#6) Ask, ask, and ask again
People will only give if you give them the opportunity. Ask.
#7) Customize your personal fundraising webpage
Share why you’re raising money. Be personal.
#8) Add social media to the mix
Use every form possible.
#9) Get creative
Think outside the box.
#10) Join a team
Find others to help you.
#11) Stay focused
Remind yourself why you’re doing this.
#12) Send a personalized thank you
Thank those that participate with you!
Added by Russ/2015