Coming soon: VIDEO on how to create your campaign?

 

Step 1: Register members: Fill out the required information (link here) to make your project live.

Post Title – This is the name of your project. This is what will show on all project pages and decks. This field is mandatory.

Campaign End Options – Choose how to handle the campaign end. Leave ‘open’ to keep collecting payments even after the date passes, and choose ‘closed’ to remove the pledge button when the end date arrives.

Funding Goal – this is the amount you wish to raise. Your big goal, and what the Progress Bar of the deck will calculate against. This field is mandatory.

Fundraising End Date – This is the date you will stop accepting funding. Also mandatory.

Short Description – This is the short description of your whole project, used for the regular, mini, and embed decks.  This also displays on the Home Page for all who visit the site to see.

Long Description – This is the long description of your project. Use this field to tell your story. Make sure it is compelling and persuasive. Let people know why they should back your campaign!

Project Price – This is the recommended donation, or in the event of multiple donation levels, the cost of the first level. This field is mandatory.

Project Description – This is the description for your first donation level.

Video – you may enter any form of video platforms, including YouTube, Vimeo, and Viddler. In order to display the video, simply enter the URL of the video (i.e. https://youtu.be/123abc456efg). You may also use an Image in this field – using the image HTML

Project Reward Levels – You have the option to offer your donors rewards or products levels in exchange for giving a certain amount. You may include information such as short or long descriptions, a minimum price, a limit on the number of backers, along the level order of placement. You must set up at least one (1) reward level.

Additional Reward Levels – if you wish to offer multiple prices and support levels (e.g. Give $5 and get x, give $10 and get y), you should enter those here. Simply click ‘Add Level’ to add another one. If you leave any additional reward levels blank, they will not be saved as a level. Note: When deleting a level, it will delete your last level added.

Image 1 – used for your project thumbnail (aka hero) image. This will display automatically on any project page created automatically.

FAQ – This field is not mandatory, but is a great place to add additional information. This text will be displayed in a special collapsible container, below the video, and a long description. You may format your FAQ however you’d like.

Updates – This field is not mandatory, but is a great place to add project updates. This text will be displayed in a special collapsible container. You can provide small updates to the project here, or create links to Blog Posts about your updates.

MJ