Below are some of our favorite audience-building tools to help you communicate with your growing crowd in the most effective way possible.
One of the most exciting additions to the crowdfunding space in a while, Green Inbox helps you turn your social media following ( from whom you might on a good day expect a 1% conversion rate ) into an effective personal email list ( from whom you might get a 20% conversion rate! ). We’ve seen Green Inbox totally turn around flailing campaigns with its strengths in organizing effective outreach. Sign up with Green Inbox with a money-back guarantee offer on Green Inbox’s Facebook Package.
A free, online tool to beef up your image and design game, Canva helps you easily create and customize great visuals to promote and amplify your campaign. Edit photos, resize, crop, add text, stickers, borders, and other elements. Did we mention it’s free?
When you’re looking to get your completed project out into the world, there’s no better tool than Film Freeway. They’ve partnered with over 5,000 of the world’s best festivals (and counting!) to connect filmmakers and creators with audiences all over the world. They’ve made the process of submitting to film festivals as easy as can be!
The internet communicates in gifs, and Giphy is your visual dictionary. Animated gifs can liven up your social media posts and campaign updates, and Giphy is the best source to find the perfect ( and diverse! ) gif.
The best way to manage your social media all in one place. Hoosuite gives you the ability to cross-post across multiple platforms and even schedule posts. It’s a vital tool for any crowdfunding campaign.
We’re hard pressed to find a better email marketing tool than MailChimp. Their robust customization and automation should be any filmmakers dream come true when it comes staying connected to your audience before, during and after your crowdfunding campaign.
An easy way to get friends and fans to come together, Thunderclap allows your supporters to lend their Twitter followings to you to spread the word about a single topic or update, all at the same time. It’s easy, free, and effective, and a great way for people to support without lending money.