There are plenty of ways to make your GoFundMe campaign successful. Some of them include; using a vibrant main image, including photos of the people who are involved, using high-quality images, and a detailed fundraiser title. However, your link is one of the most important things.
The campaign link is the connection between your campaign and your social networks. It makes it possible to share your GoFundMe with others. You will always get a link when you start your campaign. You have the option of customizing it as you please.
Customizing Your Link
With a custom GoFundMe link, it is easy for people to find your campaign and give you the help you need. Customized links are easy to remember. If you want to edit it, follow these simple steps;
1. Sign in to your account
2. Click on the green 'Edit' button under your title. If you are using a mobile device, scroll down the page to the option 'Edit.'
3. Click on the option '+ Additional Options'
4. Enter your custom link in the section 'Campaign Link'
5. Click 'Save'
Bear in mind that you cannot change your custom link again. If you want to edit your campaign link again, you may need to get help from the customer support team.
The original link you receive may look like this; www.gofundme.com/help-mary-get-the-treatment-she-needs. A customized link may look like; www.gofundme.com/HelpMary. The customized link is simpler and easier to remember.
Editing Your Campaign Link
1. Log in to your GoFundMe account
2. Click on the option 'My campaigns'
3. Find the campaign you would like to change and click 'Manage'
4. Click on the 'Edit' button below your campaign title
5. Scroll down and select on the option 'Edit.'
After following these steps, you can update the public information on your campaign and the campaign settings. To do that, select the '+Additional options' button. Save your changes to complete the process.
If you want to change the campaign link for a GoFundMe campaign you did not create, you must seek the help of the campaign organizer. It is not possible to make any changes to the campaign without their permission. Other things that you may edit include; your goal amount, location, campaign title, and campaign story.
Sharing Your Link
Once you have changed your campaign link to your preference, you can share it as you please. Sign in to your GoFundMe account and tap on the 'Share' button. You will see the option to share it on Facebook, Email, or Twitter. This is a simple way to let your networks know about the campaign. You may also text the link to your friends, colleagues, or family members.
Your campaigns can remain active for as long as you need them. You will continue to receive donations until you close the campaign. Ending your campaign when you are done depends on the status of your campaign and how you want it to be seen. To end a campaign with funds raised, you simply need to remove your 'Donate' button. You have the choice to disable the button immediately or schedule it for a later date.
If you need help editing your GoFundMe link, you may get help from the customer support team. The best way to get help is by going to their help desk. It has lots of tips, reminders, and suggestions that may help you. It is impossible to get help from GoFundMe through email, Live Chat, or social media platforms.
If you do not get the help you need on time, contact GetHuman. They will help you get in touch with GoFundMe and change your campaign link.