Recent posts by the Unified4People team providing help and guidance on crowdfunding and fundraising for an individual's needs.
Jeff Diamant founder from Diamond Amplification and Diamond Guitars has written this Unified4People guest piece on successfully crowdsourcing for bands. Jeff is the founder of 2 successful music companies and has helped many bands get their start. Jeff brings great inside knowledge on the subject and has used crowsdsourcing himself to "kickstart" his own projects. Read more here...
If you’ve never been through one, it’s hard to know how terrible it can be. If you have, then you’ve seen the wake of destruction natural disasters can leave. This year alone, two regions of the US have had massive destruction due to hurricanes. Cities in shambles, homes destroyed, possessions gone, and lives affected in ways difficult for most to comprehend. For those affected, and for those who want to help, there are terrific opportunities for crowdfunding campaigns to help those who have been affected. Find our more...
Not everyone is an expert fundraiser, and sometimes we need guidance. If you have never run a fundraiser before this 4 step guide will help you get started the right way and start raising funds today using Unified4People.com’s simple and easy fundraising platform. Read more about how to run a successful fundraiser.
This past month Unified4People has engaged a new partner to help those who are considering donating to a fundraising campaign do so. Read more.
While it's been a couple of months since we published an official change log, we've been busy. We have written a couple of other entries since our last change log if you want to catch up you can read them here. Since our last blog we've been focusing on our efforts to increase our footprint and helping schools. Keep reading to find out more.
Over the past 12 months Unified4People has helped hundreds of people and causes. What started out as a crazy idea while lying sick in a hospital bed has turned out to be something completely different. Find out more about us in this month’s blog post.
Cancer affects all of us. Whether directly diagnosed with a form of it, or having a family member diagnosed; it hurts. It will uproot every aspect of your life and take you down a path you probably never thought you would travel. Cancer fundraising helps you build a safety net for you and your loved ones. Find out more.
At Unified4People we take feedback very seriously. This month's change-log focuses on performance, notifications and team building. Additionally, we've hit a new milestone for Unified4People this month. Please read more.
We are always adding new functionality to the Unified4People fundraising platform. This months focus was on streamlining our end-user process, email notifications and pledging. Please read more.
Wow, that first year went by fast! Can you believe we've helped hundreds of people in our first year? We've helped people deal with racism, family loss, injured pets and school programs. We've been written about in newspapers, blogs and online articles. Most importantly our online fundraising platform helped people who didn't know where to go when they had needs. Continue reading to find out more and this past months changes.
Asking for help is not always easy, and in many ways a humbling experience. An online fundraising campaign is one of the ways we may have to be humbled and ask for help. And when done right, an online fundraiser can be of great help. Unfortunately many people don’t spend the time to do it right. At Unified4People we’ve watched a lot of people succeed, and fail. And it’s these failures we’ve learned the most. Read more to find out how to create impact.
We hope everyone had a great holiday season! At Unified4People.com we are always adding new functionality. This past month we focused on improving your team fundraising experience.
Building a fundraising team will greatly improve a the performance of a campaign. The more people you have championing your fundraising cause the better it will do! Find out more about Unified4People's team fundraising campaigns on this post.
Raising funds for a sports team is one of the more common fundraisers held and when done correctly, it can greatly benefit a team. Unified4People has helped many teams raise funds and here are some ideas that will help you maximize your team’s fundraiser.
At Unified4People.com we are always adding new functionality. This past month we focused on improving your mobile experience, automation . These are the changes for November.
At Unified4People.com we are always adding new functionality. This past month we focused on improving your mobile experience and sharing. These are the changes for October.
At Unified4People.com we are always adding new functionality. This past month we focused on improving your ability to share your campaigns with people. These are the changes for September.
Fundraising done well, is not easy. It takes time, planning, and at times you may need to be humbled. But avoiding these 3 simple mistakes will get you started right.
There are lot of ways to rate how fundraising campaign is performing. Current amount funded, visits per day and times shared are a few of them. Of those named, sharing is the most overlooked. So much emphasis is put on the total number of dollars earned that we forget about it. Continue reading to find out more about the value of sharing.
Over the past few years the crowdsourcing landscape has changed significantly. We have gone from a handful of platforms to thousands, many of them niche. As this post is being written, there are almost three thousand verified sites listed on crowdsorcing.org alone. This has resulted in a new problem for funding campaign owners - should they change solutions when a "better" option is present?