The method above requires more steps. You have to log into PayPal, navigate to the button creator section, fill out all the fields and prices, and then get the link. But there is a faster, more direct way to create a PayPal donate link that doesn’t even require you to log into PayPal.
If you want to motivate the next generation of millenial donors, you're much more likely to reach them via text than through any other medium. And older church members will be excited to have such an easy way to donate to your missions.
Traditional text to give services require a half dozen hard-to-get forms and the paperwork is immense. It’s enough to discourage most people from even wanting to bother, and in fact, about to 83% of charities don’t even qualify because of the insane regulations. Why does text-to-donate have to be so difficult to obtain? Why are charities being punished and forced to jump through hoops just to do some good in the world?
Despite the differences between a donation text and a regular text, donating is still very simple to do. Check out this infographic that spells out the process of donating by text.
So how do you reach those people? How do you ask for money without it being intimidating or awkward?
Don’t sweat it! Here are 7 tips for breaking down that communication barrier.