Tips on How to Use Free Screen Sharing to Convince Donors to Give

Money donationWhen it comes to donation pitches, you probably already know that every little bit helps. In a perfect world, all a needy person would have to do is stretch out their hands to receive the help they need, but this isn’t a perfect world. When people are depending on your non-profit to secure the funding it needs to help people, you need to be able to pull out all the stops. FreeConference.com’s free screen sharing feature is the perfect addition to your donation pitch article, because it allows you to share information seamlessly between you and your meeting guests.

This blog article is going to outline exactly what you can do using free screen sharing. It’s then going to show you how to create a persuasive slide deck to share with your meeting participants before ending with some quick and easy engagement tips. Basically, by the end of this article you will be a screen sharing pro!

How to Use Free Conference’s Free Screen Sharing Software

Using screen sharing is a lot easier than you might think if you have seen it before.

Home office spaceThe first thing you need is a FreeConference.com account. You can jump into a meeting right away or schedule one for later, but to start sharing your screen, simply click on the Share button and select the application or screen you wish to share. If it is your first time sharing screen, the program will prompt you to load the Screen Sharing Extension. Click Add Extension to continue, which you only need to do this one time. After that, screen sharing is only a click away whenever you are in your online meeting room.

Screen sharing is perfect for visual presentations, charts, and anything else you might want to show someone else without the need for them to download or open anything. The next time you need to show off some pictures or figures for your donor pitch, why not just open a screen share right from your meeting.

How to Create a Persuasive Slide Deck and Share Your Screen Online

Persuasive DeckNow that you know how to start screen sharing, let’s go over some best practices for how to create a slide deck. As I’ve already mentioning, anything helps when it comes to donation pitches.

Design: Ensure that your design is visually appealing and represents your professionalism with brand colours and logos. Avoid over-decorating your slides, or they could distract from your message.

Messaging: Don’t just lay out information, try tell your story. Make it compelling. Be sure that your slides present a coherent and logical journey. If you are worried about spelling, I suggest using grammarly to make sure there are no spelling mistakes in your presentation.

Call to action: Tell your audience what you are trying to do, and why you believe what you believe. Getting them invested in your outcome will make it feel like you are on the same team..

Time limits: Establish right away how much time your audience has to take an action, and let them know how long your presentation will take as well. Time is precious to everyone!

Creating a persuasive slide deck is a learned skill, so don’t worry if it takes a little time at the beginning. You will get better at it in no time.

Final Engagement Tips For Your Online Donation Pitch Presentation

CollaborationIf you are looking for a few more ways to boost engagement of your donation pitches, try using the integrated text chat to field questions from listening without interrupting the flow of your presentation.

Another thing that you can try is to have a clear ask, without beating around the bush. This will show that you are serious about your cause, and that you are experienced in getting donations for it. Having a professional and easy-to-understand donation page also helps to show that your non-profit is serious.

At the end of the day, what you do as a non-profit owner isn’t always easy, which is why you need to use every tool at your disposal, like screen sharing. Don’t be discouraged if meetings don’t go your way, and always remember why you’re doing what you do.

If you haven’t already, consider signing up for a FreeConference.com account to check out the other free features that we have. FreeConference.com the original free conference calling provider, giving you the freedom to choose how to connect to your meeting anywhere, anytime without obligation.

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