How to Raise More Money from Matching Gifts Using Email and Social Media

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Online Fundraising Leave a Comment

This week I am pleased to present a guest post from Adam Weinger of Double the Donation.  Imagine using the Pony Express to make matching gift appeals. With all due respect to horses, your messages probably won’t arrive in the timely manner you desire. The internet has facilitated the creation of several fast, efficient ways to fundraise. These include using …

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Raise Money Like charity:water

Julia Claire Campbell Content Creation, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 7 Comments

You may have heard of the mammoth success of the nonprofit charity:water and its effectiveness in raising money online. When you hear about its amazing story, you may shake your head and say: “Sigh. There is absolutely NO way that my tiny, itty bitty, bootstrapped nonprofit can do what they do.” But you are wrong! Take the advice of the …

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What Will Be The Next Ice Bucket Challenge?

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 2 Comments

It seems like every charity is taking to social media to become the next Ice Bucket Challenge. But when does it become too much? Writing for The Guardian, Hadley Freeman explains that while she gritted her teeth through the #NoMakeUpSelfie craze and of course, the #IceBucketChallenge, the latest trend in celebrity “slacktivism” is just too much for her. It’s organized by …

Get More Nonprofit Social Media Exposure: A Simple Idea From #bbcon:

Get More Nonprofit Social Media Exposure: A Simple Idea From #bbcon

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media 2 Comments

Sadly I wasn’t able to attend the Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits (#bbcon) in person this year, but just by following the Twitter hashtag, I have learned a lot! I am especially fond of one small, yet very powerful idea that you can use to raise even more money at your next event – and get your nonprofit social media exposure …

How To Fundraise With Nonprofit Infographics

An Example Of How To Fundraise With Nonprofit Infographics

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Infographics, Marketing, Nonprofits 15 Comments

Infographics are taking the world by storm! Nonprofit infographics are growing in popularity as marketing and fundraising tools, and there are many reasons for this: **In just the last two years, Google searches for infographics have increased by over 800%. **Blogs that use infographics grow in traffic an average of 12% more than those that do not. **Social news site Digg …

How Your Nonprofit Can Plan Ahead for #GivingTuesday

How Your Nonprofit Can Plan Ahead for #GivingTuesday

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 3 Comments

I know, I know – it’s too early to talk about December. On the East Coast, we just got comfortable ordering Pumpkin Spice Lattes and pulling out our fall boots. We don’t want to discuss Christmas and certainly not year-end giving right now! Think again!  Don’t let your nonprofit be left behind – start planning for #GivingTuesday and year-end giving …

Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

Is A Donate Button Coming To Twitter?

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Online Fundraising, Social Media, Twitter 4 Comments

The ability to donate directly inside Twitter may be coming to a nonprofit near you! Last week, Twitter announced that it will start testing a Buy button embedded into individual tweets. The company aims to encourage shopping directly from your mobile device – “sellers will gain a new way to turn the direct relationship they build with their followers into …