Eight Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Campaign with Social Media

Many of you are already using social media sites like Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, LinkedIn and YouTube to make connections and create interest in your ideas.

But are maximizing your funding on Funding The Arts using the incredible power of social media to drive traffic to your campaign?

Here are 8 things you can do right now to start driving more traffic — and funds! — to your campaign using your existing social media channels.

1. Update your written Twitter profile to include a link to your Funding The Arts campaign.

2. Add a link to your Funding The Arts campaign to the description of any video you have posted on YouTube or Vimeo.

3. Update your Flickr profile or individual Flickr photos related to your funding campaign with a link to your Funding The Arts page.

4. Go to your Facebook Page and “use Facebook as [insert your Facebook Page name here]” to post information about your Funding The Arts campaign on the walls of related organizations and pages.

5. Change your LinkedIn profile and updates to include information about your Funding The Arts campaign, including your funding goal and deadline.

6. Use an occasional Facebook status update to let people know about your Funding The Arts campaign.

7. Use Funding The Arts widgets to add a campaign banner to your blog or website.

8. Add a link to your Funding The Arts campaign to your G-Mail signature and G-chat status.