March 1, 2016
You've come up with an incredible cause that will affect the lives of many but now all you need is an easy way to get the donations flowing. I'd like to propose some ideas, even features, to attract donors to your online donation page. Here are a few help tips:
It’s the first thing a potential registrant will notice on your page because we as humans are visual! You may think that means lots of pictures and visual content… Well, not exactly. I’d recommend going the ‘less is more’ route! Simplifying your form can be a challenge and I get that, but you’d be surprised how you can still get your point across with a clean online donation process and give donors everything they need to know. Here are some things that will help you make your form less distracting more appealing:
Have you ever come across the challenge of figuring out how to provide all the info you’re needing without having your page looking like a novel? Here are a few tips to help simplify your form by providing just enough information your registrants need to know! The TITLE of your event should be specific but concise. Is it a run? What is the name of the event? Is it a yearly event? How about putting the year in the event title? Information is awesome to have, but how can we make the important points stand out?Here are some questions to ask yourself and answer for your registrants:
In addition, it’s important to remember you’re not trying to sell your donors but rather have them come to a mutual understanding and awareness of need. People are moved with emotion, and if you keep things in the positive stance, they will want to partner with you in the difference you’re wanting to make!
Now that you have a sweet-looking online donation page, with an awesome backstory to make a difference, you’re ready for the donations to start flowing in. Let people know how they can be apart of your cause! And it’s really simple. Ready? Here’s how…
But wait there’s more! Are you still looking to make your donation form a tad bit more swag-a-licious?
Phew! Now I know that was a lot, but you’ll do great! Here’s your mission: Use these new tool belt tips to create the most awesome donation form ever! Your donors will never be more excited to contribute and who knows, you might even impress yourself in the process. Click HERE to explore our super rad Help Center to find more tools to enhance your registration form!