My Top 10 Crowdfunding Tips

(A response to a request on Quora by someone who wanted to crowdfund his brother’s education of $50,000)

Hacking Premium Twitter Tools

This Hack is worth more than $1,188 (Originally posted on Medium on 14 December 2015, updated on 3 May 2016) Almost every professional content marketer I know pays for a certain tool to see what content gets shared, who the influencers are etc. Sure I’ve tried it out, it’s a fantastic tool —but the PRO version…

Making Gifs

Making Gifs for Twitter I started making Gifs when I realised that they were becoming popular on Twitter.  In particular, Dustin Stout , one of the early Tweeps that I engaged with would always reply with a Gif. So one of the very first Gifs I made was this one that I sent to him! @dustntv…

2x Impact Day pop-up site!

2x Impact Facebook Open Graph Image The importance of having the correct dedicated Facebook Open Graph Image and text  was something that I picked up when making my first fundraising website (http://deb.bi/WantstoBuildaSchool) as well as when we ran our GiveWhatforXmas campaign.  So when it came round for Windows donation matching, and the microsite that I created,…

Christmas is all about Giving!

  This is another Gif that I made on the iPhone. Apps used: 1. Photo Collage to add words and images; 2. Gifx to add the animated floating hearts.    

#GiveWHATforXmas: Adsy Microsite and Mobile Web

Adsy – A cute platform for a microsite Check out our #GiveWhATforXmas microsite and mobile website made with Adsy and Impress.ly   The site can be viewed here:  http://deb.bi/GiveWHATforXmas-Microsite Impress.ly – an Impressive Mobile Web / App Platform Our Mobile Web (App-looking site) was made with impress.ly’s App platform which creates a mobile web site…

#GiveWHATforXmas: Asher Dharsan 2015 Xmas Campaign Video

Asher’s  GiveWhatforXmas Campaign video – Asher was a typical 13 year old boy – he really did not want to participate in this experiment at all. While his sister Anya was up for being filmed and making music videos, he kept asking if he had to do it. But when it came to his turn,…

8 Unexpected Lessons I Learnt about Fundraising

8 Unexpected Lessons I Learnt about Fundraising Some of you may know that I have been fundraising to build a school in Laos with Pencils of Promise (apologies to those I have been hassling over the last few weeks), but it’s done!  Between 8-Oct-15 to 26-Nov-15, US$25,050 was raised from 80 super generous friends in 46…

Parenting Advice from the First Lady of China

Controversial parenting advice banned in Chinese media strikes a cord with Singaporean parents Many people have asked me where I found  parenting advice from Peng Liyuan, the First Lady of China because if you try to google it, you won’t find it anywhere in English.   This is the story. My mum sent it to…

The Value of a Tweet: $174 per Donor

A Mid Campaign Tweet by Tweep analysis of the Value of a Tweet First Posted on Medium: The Value of a Tweet: $174 per Donor — Medium I’ve been fundraising to build a school in Laos with Pencils of Promise. If you breakdown the sources of donations that I received, Twitter is was the other social…