Crowdfunding how tos

How to Use Sixpence App

Sixpence App allows users to create and support campaigns that use roundup crowdfunding to benefit causes that they care about. This blog is your master guide to using Sixpence App - it's really simple, we promise!

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What to Do When No One Donates to Your Fundraiser

On Giving Tuesday, something is unlocked in people that makes them want to donate to fundraisers and crowdfunders. After filling bellies on Thanksgiving Thursday, snatching at luxuries on Black Friday, and spending ludicrous amounts on Cyber Monday,…

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Don't Lose Giving Tuesday Donors

The Struggle of Retaining Giving Tuesday Donors

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Using the Sixpence Community Map to Crowdfund, No Matter Your Popularity

My first taste of community crowdfunding occurred while I was walking home from a pharmacy. As I walked out of the drug store's doors, I heard a woman’s voice shout from behind me, “Hey! How are you doing!?”

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15 Creative Crowdfunding Ideas That Set Your Fundraiser Apart From the Rest

Popcorn sales, restaurant sponsorships, auctions, and garage sales. How do you stand out from the funding pack? What can you do that’s unique enough to catch the interest of people outside your social circle, even people who couldn’t care less about…

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5 Crowdfunding Psychology Traps (to Avoid)

Crowdfunding campaign not running so smoothly? You’d be surprised how effective small changes to your donor outreach strategy could be. Avoid harming your campaign by understanding crowdfunding psychology: which trigger words, strategies, and…

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Are You Making One of These 5 Mission Trip Crowdfunding Mistakes?

When embedded in the church community for decades, you see both wise practices and critical errors in mission trip crowdfunding. Below, Sixpence staffmember Brad Dell discusses five common yet easily avoidable mistakes.

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Content Creators: How to Avoid Algorithms’ Financial Consequences

With the ever-changing fluctuation of the Facebook algorithm and YouTube demonetization policies, the two sites are becoming foreboding atmospheres for users trying to create internet-based careers.

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Small Change Can Lead to Real Change

The Irony of Futility Thinking We live in a world where medical treatments can cost hundreds of thousands of dollars. Nearly half of humanity lives on less than $2.50 a day. There are 22.5 million refugees. The problems are colossal, and so are the…

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How to Use Sixpence to Raise More Money for Your Classroom

Classroom Fundraising: No More Buying Cookie Dough The average teacher spends $500 of their own income each year on classroom expenses such as books, supplies, technology, or even food and clothing for underprivileged students. Surprisingly, one in…

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