3 Reasons Leicester City Stole Our Heart

It was a historical event when Leicester City won the English Premier League (EPL) on Sunday May 1st as they tied Manchester United. You will not believe how unlikely they were to accomplish this feat. We didn't believe it would happen either. However, it did and everything we stand for and believe in was confirmed with their victory. This story has all the ingredients to make a cinderella story and a hollywood hit. Needless to say, Leicester City has inspired us and here are 3 reasons why :1. Big Win For The UnderdogNo one, not even the Leicester supporters themselves...

Create The Perfect Blog/Update Post

Athlete fan pages on MAKEACHAMP allow them to create really nice blog-updates and automatically email it to all their supporters and fans - these include all the people that ever contributed to an athlete's campaign. Some athlete blog post updates on their MAKEACHAMP crowdfunding campaigns end up going viral, while others do not. We wanted to find out what makes the 'perfect' update to help athletes gain exposure for sponsorship opportunities or reach their crowdfunding campaigns goals.Here are some of the things that we found out:1. Provide ValueYour supporters are bombarded by content every day. You should try to share...

3 Easy Tips & Tricks to Raise More Funds for Your Sports Team

Selling chocolate, having spaghetti dinners and other fundraising activities are all great, but their reach is limited! Why not add crowdfunding and take your fundraising to the next level? Your players will be more motivated to fundraise for your team using cutting edge tools and their daily social media. Once your campaign is launched (if you don't have a running campaign, create one here), here are 3 tips to optimise your crowdfunding campaign and get the most out of it:1. Add Individual CampaingsCreate individual campaigns for each one of your players to boost the performance of your team. Once every...

A Student Athlete Life: Balancing Academics and Sports

Every student athlete has the invariable task to study and compete, it's like having two daytime job according to life Fitness magazine. Princeton University has plenty of student athletes , nearly 20% of undergraduates are athlete. At Princeton “being a student athlete is both a challenge and an opportunity” to develop one’s leadership and organization skills. Organize  Balance is crucial for any student athlete because competitive sports and academics work side by side the life of a student athlete. Balance is a real challenge because education is crucial to a young athlete's’ life. However one has to organize and prioritize...