Having your website listed in a charity directory (click to see some) as well as other directories is a very important step for your organization.
Even if you aren't a charity, it is still important for you to list your fundraising site in at least a few.
Firstly it will provide a method of receiving visitors.
It will more importantly help with the ranking of your site at the Search Engines by providing a quality in-pointing link.
This has all got to do with your off-page SE ranking criteria, which is explained on the SEO page.
The cost for listing your site in a directory will vary greatly depending on the directory.
Some directories will be free, some will ask for a recipricol link, some will charge a small amount, and of course some directories will charge a lot!
Your marketing budget will of course dictate what directories you do list your site in...
But always make sure that the directories that you do list in are of decent quality.
So, once your fundraising site is up and "FULL", have a look around and find some decent directories to list it in.
These could be the major ones like yahoo!, or they could be more niche specific directories like a charity directory. List in as many of them as you can
And what about local directories? They'll work too! Especially a local charity directory.
You can start by doing a simple Google search to find directories...
That you register and list your Charity with the Go Fund Me crowdfunding platform.
Many people use their platform to fundraise for Charities they love and this will potentially provide an additional fundraising method for you. Especially if you encourage supporters to fundraise for you!
Excellent, you're doing really well!
You now have some brilliant knowledge on how to market your fundraising site, as well as understanding why Search Engines and directories are so important.
It's now time to learn some great ideas on how to keep your visitors coming back to your site again and again.
Let's get warmed up and head off to the visitor retention page!
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