Press "Submit your Challenge" button to move to "Create a Challenge" page and fill up the registration form to submit. Q&A
Our staff and JACCS team will review your submitted challenge to decide whether it's appropriate to COUNTDOWN. The challenger passes the paper review will be requested for an interview via phone, Skype or in-person to determine go-no-go the challenge. The result of the initial review for the submission form will be given within two weeks after received.
When your challenge has passed the review process, now it's the time to start realizing your dream. While it may not be easy to success, but you have our staffs, supporters and mentors who are willing to help you. Take a look at the tips below, do them one by one, and then get succeeded. Those tips for success describe things to do from start to end.
Write down a bullet point considering what kind of benefit would be given to whom through your challenge, and whether that would raise sympathy from wide range audiences, from a supporter's point of view.
Think about what kind of returns would be appreciated by supporters. Imagine what type of people potential supporters are and value of each return for requesting funding amount. It is important to simulate total budget for project itself and returns to make sure the returns will be sent to the supporters.
Determine how many days you will collect funds on COUNTDOWN first, then draw a schedule for each action to take until the supporters get returns. Your success in the challenge and sending back returns are responsibility of yours. Make a viable plan.
Create content to be posted on COUNTDOWN telling your opinion, passion and experiences as well as what you want to realise, so that the audiences would be moved. It's a good idea to use videos and photos in the story.
Raising up the funds to certain level at the early stage of the challenge is very important to vitalize the project. Listing up potential supporters from your families, friends and acquaintances, getting them noticed about the challenge in advance and asking them for supports and sharing it to further friends are parts of keys to succeed.
Inform of the posting to the listed supporters with asking them to share the info to extend the number of audiences. Expand the supporters’ circle via any potential measure including Facebook, Twitter or other networks whatever you have accesses.
Update the status of your challenge on COUNTDOWN and keep the supporters informed that the challenge is on going. That would help gathering other supporters.
Post appreciation messages to the supporters. Keep updating the progress of your activities on COUNTDOWN.
Share the happiness of achievement with the supporters!