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 Campaigns Overview
In your Campaigns tab, you can easily create and manage fundraising and supporter engagement campaigns. ACTIVE CAMPAIGNS Inside the Campaigns , you can take a look at all active and ongoing campaigns that are available to you within your acc...
What is a Campaign?
A “campaign” can mean different things in different contexts (advertising, email marketing, fundraising). But in all of these cases, a campaign is something that involves  an appeal + a call-to-action . A campaign on Flipca...
Campaign Sites: Landing Pages, Widgets, and Menus
Campaign Landing Page Each of your Flipcause Campaigns comes as a fully-featured campaign site that is hosted externally (meaning it's hosted on Flipcause.com, as opposed to on your website). Here’s a good example of a basic fund...
Campaign Menus
A Campaign Menu allows you to display multiple Active Campaigns together, usually to be able to have one call-to-action that lists several campaigns at once. Most commonly, we create one called "Support Us" which lists all the main ways su...
Campaign Widget vs. Campaign Landing Page
On Flipcause, you have two ways to use each campaign you create: Widget and Landing Page . In most cases, you will only plan to use one version and not both, so it's always good to consider which version you plan to use and how you want ...
Sharing Your Campaign on Social Media
Once your Campaign is live, it can be shared on social media. Each campaign also has a sharing sidebar where supporters can share your Campaign directly to Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Pinterest. The sidebar also gives you an embed code or URL t...
Active, Draft, and Archived Campaigns
In the Campaigns main area, under the first tab All Campaigns  you'll notice the sections Active Campaigns , Campaign Drafts , and Campaign Archive . This is to give you more flexibility in your workflow and separate the campaign...
Campaign Pre-Launch Checklist
Whether it's a new website or an email blast, it's always wise to review and test something new before officially releasing it to your supporters. Flipcause campaigns are no different.  The first step to launching is testing and making...
Launching a Campaign
Once you've tested and reviewed your campaign , you're ready to launch! There are three (3) steps to launching your campaign: make it active, add it to your website, and share it with your audience. ( We can take care of steps 1 & 2 fo...
Add Your Contact Links to Campaigns
You can add social media and custom website URLs to your Campaigns for supporters to use to find and follow you. It's important to note that this is separate from the social media sharing icon bar , where supporters can click to easily share yo...
Embedded Campaigns on Mobile
Embedded Campaign Widget - Open in a New Tab Button Directly embedding your campaign into your webpage is a great way to include a call-to-action into your website seamlessly. Unfortunately, viewing an embed on a mobile device does not provide an ...
Set Up In-Kind Donations
You can set up an in-kind donation campaign by applying some tweaks to the Volunteer tool. We recommend this tool because it allows supporters to complete a form without entering payment information so it can be customized to be used for in-kind ...
Requesting a Campaign
If you’re planning to start a campaign but need assistance in creating one, let our Success Team help you out in creating superb campaigns that perfectly suit your needs. Feel free to explore our wide range of tools you can utilize below. D...
Campaign Image Tips
General campaign image technical requirements Maximum image file size: 2MB Allowed image file extensions: .jpg, .jpeg, .gif, .png The filename of the image cannot contain any special characters :  !        " &n...
Advanced Settings Overview
Each engagement tool within your campaign gives people a unique way to support your organization.  Since the Shopping Cart allows you to process all of these engagements within a single transaction, we’ve added Advanced Settings that a...
Sales Tax
You can set up a number of campaign tools to automatically calculate and add Sales Tax  to transactions at checkout. Sales Tax can be added to individual item types within the Donations , Registration , Sponsorship , and Online Store tool...
Set Up Memberships
Collecting Membership Dues on Flipcause You can use recurring donations on Flipcause to collect membership dues for your organization. There are several benefits to switching your offline or manual signup and dues collection processes to using a F...
Custom Domains
By default, your campaigns will use the domain flipcause.com. To customize your campaign URL or remove the Flipcause name altogether, you can request a custom domain by going to Campaigns  > Domains . Once your custom domain is set up, ...
Determining Fair Market Value
Determining tax deductibility and fair market value may seem a bit confusing at first but, to keep it simple, just remember that all contributions to a 501(c)3 are tax-deductible. If a supporter is getting something of value and gives the nonprofit ...
Use of Forms in Flipcause
It’s important to be aware of the different types of forms that are available to you within the Flipcause platform and for use on your website, whether it's a Flipcause Managed Website or otherwise. Here are the various types of forms that...
Chain Actions
Chain Actions is a setting that is useful in campaigns that have multiple tools enabled. (It serves no purpose for single-tool campaigns, so you can safely ignore it!) Note: The following instructions are specifically for campaigns that do not hav...
Campaign-Specific Reporting
You can access reports for a particular campaign directly from the Campaign Editor in your   Flipcause Dashboard by going to Campaigns  >   Edit This Campaign  (choose a campaign) > Campaign Reporting . From the dropdow...
Universal Checkout: What's New!
Universal Checkout is here! This means you now have a Shopping Cart feature that allows your supporters to take a variety of actions within a single transaction. For example, when you activate the new Cart feature on your multi-tool campaigns, your ...