Social media and email

04 Jan 2015

Spread the word about your fundraising and why you’re doing it on social media – here are some tips and ideas.

Bloodwise supporters

Sharing videos and photos is especially effective

Don’t forget to always include a link to your fundraising page.

Post about Bloodwise and what your fundraising is going towards

Personal pictures and stories of you are always a good idea, but you might also like to share general posts about the charity and what your supporters’ money can help us achieve. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, where we regularly share inspiring stories about blood cancers and our research that you can share with your followers!

Don’t forget to use email too!

Research suggests that a direct email to your contacts is actually one of most successful ways to encourage donations. Adding details of your fundraising to your email signature at work is another quick and easy way to reach a lot of people both inside and outside your business.

Use our sample tweets and posts

  • Last year @bloodwise_uk opened 12 clinical trials for new cancer treatments. Don't leave new drugs on the shelf: <add a link to your donation page>
  • Every 14 minutes someone in the UK gets the devastating news that they have blood cancer. Make their lives better: <add a link to your donation page>
  • When @bloodwise_uk began in 1960, survival rate for childhood leukaemia was tiny. Now it’s 90%. We will reach 100% <add a link to your donation page>
  • There are 137 types of blood cancer. @bloodwise_uk are here to beat every single one: <add a link to your donation page>

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