ioby

What to Know Before You Launch

What if I don't meet my funding goal?

ioby's "flexible finish" policy allows you to revise your budget should you need to make changes during the course of your fundraising campaign and to make it easy to keep the funds you raised. We understand wh...

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Where will my donors come from?

You already know your best and biggest donors! Any professional fundraiser will tell you: Donors know you or your team, they know your project, or they know your community. Your donors will come from your netwo...

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What type of information will I receive about my donors?

We take our privacy policy seriously, which protects your contact information and contact information of every donor who contributes to your project. At any point during and after your fundraising campaign, y...

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How do I create donation levels?

Why should I use donation levels? The best types of asks are specific. Rather than have people guess at what to give, we recommend adding donation levels. Each team should consider their donor network’s givi...

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Will ioby promote my campaign?

ioby loves to share project stories with our national audience. Where possible, ioby will amplify your team’s fundraising efforts through blog posts, newsletter features and other social media channels to shar...

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How to do I upload a video to my Campaign Page?

A video is a great way to bring your campaign page to life! If you have a video that you want to share, read on for a step-by-step guide to upload your video to your campaign page. Check your video file ...

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Campaign Essentials: Mythbusting

We need to talk. There are some rumors flying around that crowdfunding means “free money from strangers on the internet.” We hate to break it to you but that’s not quite right - successful crowdfunding means yo...

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Campaign Essentials: Build your Campaign

If you really want to make an impression on donors, you’ll need a bangin’ campaign page. In this video, we’ll give you a tour of the many powerful features on an ioby campaign page. Watch to learn what it’s l...

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Campaign Essentials: Prospect Pipeline

Think about the last time you went on a roadtrip... Did you rely on your gut to lead you where you needed to go? C’mon, we all know you used a map. To save time and avoid getting lost during the course of your ...

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Campaign Essentials: Making the Ask

Before you ask for your first donation, take a minute to watch the video below. The timing of your asks should coincide with a larger communications strategy intended to build momentum for your campaign. How ...

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