To make sure your boycott gets the attention and support it deserves, these six tips can help tip the momentum in your direction.
Announce your boycott to the world by writing a headline that’s specific and informative. Make sure it includes the organization or entity you’re boycotting.
The Info section of the form is where you outline why you’re creating your boycott. Keep it clear, concise and easy to follow. Once you explain the main gist of your boycott, feel free to tap into people’s emotions to stir up vehement support. You can also add images, videos and tweets.
Images and videos get significantly more online attention than plain old text, especially with first impressions. Make sure your boycott gets the attention it deserves with:
Encourage your social media followers to hop on your boycott bandwagon by sharing your boycott on Twitter, Facebook and wherever else you can gain more support. Include a direct link to your boycott with a personalized message explaining why the boycott is important to you – and them.
In addition to their support, ask people to pass along your boycott post to their own social networks.
Savvy stat: Sharing your boycott on Facebook can increase support by 350% (no kidding!).
Like minded family and friends are apt to be eager and excited to join your cause. Tell them about your boycott, again providing personal insights on why it’s so important. Then give them a direct link to your boycott so they can add their support and tell their own pals all about it.</p> <p>Share with text messages, emails and in face-to-face conversations.
Savvy stat:A face-to-face request is 34 times more effective than an email.
Boycotts are ongoing things. You don’t just boycott something on Monday and then forget about it by Wednesday. Make sure you keep your boycott active and strong by heading online to vote for it every day.
Also post regular updates on your social media sites to keep your boycott’s momentum alive. You can share things like:
Get going, good luck, and go kick some boycott butt! We’re always here to answer questions or provide guidance if needed. Contact us any time.
Click the “Next” button.
This is where you can update the web address link for your boycott. This is a vanity link, you can change it but once you do it is permanent. Add your link to emails, social media posts and websites to spread the word.
Important: This link is not trackable. Only the share buttons use trackable links. (a trackable link is how we know who has boycotted because of your share. These users will be added to your boycott network.)
Click “I Got It”
This is where you add your boycott media files. A photo and/or video is required. Both increase the power of your boycott, grabbing more attention from potential supporters.To add a photo
Once you are done adding your boycott media, click on the “Next” button.
Here is where you enter the information for your boycott.
Click the “Save & Continue” button when you are done adding information.
This is where you activate your boycott!
You will see the “Your Boycott is Active” page, congratulating you on activation your boycott.
Click on the “Next” button.
This is where you share your boycott. What good is a boycott if no one knows about it?
This is the final step! The “Sharing is Highly Recommended” page let’s you share if you skipped the sharing steps. Once you are ready…
Click the “Take Me To My Boycott” button to view your boycott!