Promoting a charity online means that you will be able to reach millions of people with very few costs. All you need are some good organizational skills and the following guidelines.
- Skill level:
- Moderately Easy
Design a blog using Blogger. It is easy to throw a blog together and add some articles about what your charity is and whom it helps. Add some Google Adsense and Amazon items that pertain to your charity, and if people click on the Adsense or buy something from your Amazon advertisement, you can earn money for your charity. Update the blog frequently as to what the charity is doing or list special events (see Resources below).
Sign up with a few social bookmarking sites. You can join groups and find people to be friends of the charity. As you promote your blog and charity, talk with the group and friends to get more ideas and donations (see Resources below).
Join message boards and forums that pertain to your charity. These are good places to talk about your blog and your charity. Most message boards and forums have signature links where you can direct readers to your blog to learn more about the charity.
Visit other blogs and websites that pertain to your specific charity. By commenting on other blogs and leaving a link back to your blog, you will receive more visitors that will see what type of charity you are running.
Sign up with PayPal and make a donation button to place on your blog. This button can be designed to read "donate" or something more personal to the charity (see Resources below).
Tips and warnings
- Never spam social bookmarking sites.
- Never spam forums and message boards.
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