October 9, 2019

First Business Customer!

Chris @blunicorn

I've been focusing on building a donor-base from individual contributors, but it's been on my roadmap to introduce a selection of business services to help companies operate more sustainably.

I actually haven't even gotten around to outlining the business donor proposition on my site yet ๐Ÿ˜ž. However, whilst in a conversation with my employer, it turns out that they were intending to start donating to a tree-planting and sustainability initiative, and when hearing about my project it seemed like a perfect fit!

So, out of the blue, a business will now be making recurring donations to Target 2030 ๐Ÿ˜. It's a big jump in monthly donations, possibly equivalent to having 100 new donors sign up at once! At approximately โ‚ฌ1000 per month (though that will vary monthly), it's going to, at least temporarily, supercharge the growth of Target 2030.

I'm going to use this as the springboard/motivation to really build out the business services proposition on the website over the next month or so. I can hopefully leverage the existence of a business donor to help encourage other businesses to donate too! ...it's always an easier pitch when you have people already making use of the service ๐Ÿ™‚

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