Top March Business School Tilts

This spring, business school students are using Tilt for all sorts of fun activities. Here are some of the top ones for March!

1. Columbia goes to Colombia

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A group of Columbia students headed to Colombia this month, and used Tilt to collect for each of the pre-organized group activities—$15 per person for scheduled group drinks, $16 per person for a bus tour, $25 per person for a city tour, $50 per person for a group dinner, and $120 per person for a full day out on a boat. It was super easy to sign up for and commit to various options during the trip! (more…)

7 Tips for Tilting Your Next Great Idea

Need some inspiration for tilting a big idea? You’ve come to the right place! Here are our top tips for making something amazing happen:

  1. Create a page that inspires.

Personalize your Tilt page as much as possible with a great description and an eye-catching photo or video – and don’t forget to include some best practice elements!

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The most successful Tilts are the ones that tell a great story and let people know exactly how the money you’re collecting will be used. A strong first sentence that hooks the reader and a powerful “if then” type statement in a thoughtful description top our best practices list, and we’ve seen the most successful tilters making good use of these elements.

Want more? Check out “Making a Great Description” here.

  1. Start with a modest goal.

One of the keys to a super successful Tilt campaign is building momentum. Your friends and family will be more inclined to chip in if they think their contribution will help you reach your goal. Working toward an achievable tilt goal will allow you collectively reach quick milestones together, instilling excitement into everyone involved. On the other hand, if you set your goal too high, some may feel discouraged from contributing or think their involvement won’t make much of a difference.

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Top Music Festivals 2015

A new year might mean new years resolutions for some, but for the music aficionado, the beginning of a new year only means one thing: the beginning of another epic festival season. Check out our top picks to keep on your radar as the 2015 music calendar kicks off, and download our app to keep in touch with offers to make the most out of your next music vacation.

Here are the Top Music Festivals of 2015.

January: Holy Ship

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Tilt for Snoop: Snoop is heading to Ole Miss

After three months of competition, with more than 150 schools participating the points have been tallied and the results are in: Snoop Dogg is heading to Ole Miss!

Let’s all give a big round of applause to Ole Miss!

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How did they do it?

The Rebels were able to drive week over week tilts and tons of app downloads that pushed them over the edge and into the winners circle.

Moral of the story… if you don’t have the Tilt app, make sure you get it.

Highlights

We saw some really interesting tilts throughout the competition, everything from: chapter lotteries, wristbands for dance-a-thons, a party bus to REHAB, hundreds of utility bills, flag football uniforms, and thousands of parties, tailgates and other swag pre-orders.

We also saw a ton of social activity, especially in the last few weeks:

 

What’s next?

Stay tuned for another big announcement in the next few weeks.

Much love

Dance Marathon Fundraising: It’s For the Kids!

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Dance Marathon – a huge campus-wide initiative at a number of universities across the country, and an awesome collaboration where student organizations raise the most amount of funds possible for a great cause.

Students have been using Tilt for specific campaigns that play a role in their overall fundraising effort, so we’re excited to announce that we’re chipping in $50 bucks towards any Dance Marathon tilt (as long as there are at least 10 contributors and $50 is raised). We’ll also be doling out a $500 donation to one lucky dance marathoner! Just use the code TILTATHON when you create your fundraiser and we’ll hook you up. (more…)

Tilt is the easiest way to collect money with your group for FREE and make amazing things happen.