This post isn’t meant to be begging for help or anything- we’re in pretty good shape. But we have had a few readers ask how they could contribute or help out. If you’re reading this post, I hope you’re a fan of what we’re doing here at TruePrepper. We are all about reaching as many people as possible and informing people that there are inherent risks in your life that you shouldn’t just blatantly ignore. When you support us, you help us get the word out by sharing, helping us pay server fees, and expand our reach. Here are 5 easy and fast ways you can help us out:
1/5 Get a Sticker
This is a new thing we decided to start doing. If you are a subscriber, just shoot us a note through our contact form or Facebook with a good shipping address, and we’ll get a few vinyl TruePrepper stickers in the mail for you! How does this support us? Well it gets our name out there a little bit. Plus we already have the stickers and just need to get them out in good hands. Slap it on your survival kit, water bottle, or whatever else you feel deserves an upgrade in the looks department. If you aren’t a subscriber yet, don’t worry- it’s free too. Just sign up here: Subscribe and then approve the subscription in your email. We hate spam just as much as you do so we won’t send you ads and crap like that, but you can bail anytime you want either way. Here is what our vinyl sticker looks like:
You can also get stickers by winning our giveaways, but we have plenty of entries so you need to be pretty lucky to get one that way.
2/5 Sharing is Caring
If you see a post that we cook up and you like it or think it is pretty relevant, feel free to share it! Whether you use social media, email, or just word of mouth- we appreciate great discussions on the topics we venture into. If you follow us on Facebook, Twitter, or Google+ it will make it easier for you to share our posts.
3/5 Pay Our Server Fees
We’re not asking you to cut a check or contribute to a PayPal or anything that actually costs you money. At TruePrepper, we run a few ads (but no pop ups or email spam) and we have some affiliate links. Before I started up a website I had no idea what an ‘affiliate’ was or an ‘affiliate link.’ It’s pretty simple though; it’s a referral commission that doesn’t cost the customer anything. So when you buy stuff after you click on some links on our page, we get a pretty small cut. We can’t ask you to bookmark and use these to shop, but if you decided to do it on your own it would help us pay our bills and reach more people. Here is the “Amazon Affiliate” link:
One cool thing Amazon does is support charities. All you have to do is go to a different site: Amazon Smile. Just like the affiliate links, it doesn’t cost you anything and the charity gets a small donation. The cool thing about the links below is that the charity gets a donation AND so does TruePrepper. All without costing you anything! Here is the Amazon Smile link:
You pick out the charity after going to the link above. A few of our favorite charities include:
- Wounded Warrior Project
- Triangle Down Syndrome Network
- Boys & Girls Clubs of America
- American Cancer Society
- Operation Homefront, Inc
Pick a charity that matters to you, and you can support them every time you make a purchase through Amazon Smile.
4/5 Vote for Us
There are a few voting websites out there, and we are a pretty competitive group. By helping us climb the leaderboards on these sites, you are increasing our exposure. Voting is free, and just takes a second. Here are some quick ways to vote and get our name out there:
5/5 Demand Something
We absolutely love it when we get content requests. It makes us do some research, rack our brains, talk within our group on how we would handle it or have handled a situation, and get a great post up. Let us know what you want to see or how you think we could be doing things better. A friend with feedback is always great to have.
The Final Word
We are already feeling the love, so this post was not meant as a guilt trip or anything like that. We just wanted to lay out the easiest ways that you guys can help us keep going and growing. Thanks for reading this week and continuing to stop by when you get the chance. Keep exploring, stay prepared, and be safe.