5 Ways to Tackle Your Nonprofit’s Fear of Social Media

5 Ways to Tackle Your Nonprofit’s Fear of Social Media

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media Leave a Comment

Starting out on social media can be a scary proposition for many nonprofits. Horror stories abound – staff members going “rogue” and posting inappropriate Facebook photos, volunteers tweeting too much information, negative comments being left in LinkedIn Groups. (I’m sure we all heard the story about the American Red Cross and the #gettngslizzerd slip up!) With all the fear mongering and bad news …

No nonprofits you are not posting often enough on social media

No Nonprofits – You Aren’t Posting Enough On Social Media

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Strategy 2 Comments

A common question that I receive from nonprofits on social media: How often should we post on Facebook/tweet on Twitter/post on Instagram/share on LinkedIn, etc.?    The answer? More than you assume! When I give that answer, I often get this follow up question: But what if we annoy our supporters? I certainly don’t want to hear from every organization …

Virtual Reality+Nonprofits - A New Way To Engage Donors

Virtual Reality and Nonprofit Marketing – A New Way to Engage Donors

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Video, Virtual Reality, Visual Marketing Leave a Comment

Guest blog by H. E. James, MBA Marketing for the nonprofit sector has different end goals than marketing for business.  While nonprofits must still meet financial goals in order to survive, the goal of their marketing campaigns is to build relationships. People do not donate, volunteer their time, or make any other kind of contribution if they do not feel a …

5 Inspiring Nonprofit Online Campaigns for Mother's Day

5 Inspiring Nonprofit Online Campaigns for Mother’s Day

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Marketing, Moms, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Pinterest, Social Media Leave a Comment

I am always looking for creative ideas to give the mothers in my life – not just on Mother’s Day, but to celebrate all special occasions. (I am fortunate enough to have a mother, stepmother, mother-in-law, and stepmother-in-law!) And as a mom myself, I know that it takes some creativity to find a very special gift that comes from the heart, …

10 Types of social media posts for every nonprofit

10 Types of Social Media Posts Every Nonprofit Should Be Sending

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Infographics, Nonprofits, Social Media 3 Comments

Guest blog by Adam Weinger Has your organization hashtagged something recently? Have you looked at how many Facebook posts you’re creating each week? Do you know how many Twitter followers you have? If the answers to these questions are ambiguous, vague, or nonexistent, it may be time to rethink your nonprofit’s social media strategy. That can be an intimidating sentence to …

Are Nonprofits Measuring their Social Media Results

Are Nonprofits Measuring their Social Media Results?

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Strategy Leave a Comment

There is no doubt of the power and potential of digital tools for the nonprofit sector. Websites, email, crowdfunding, and social media platforms have exploded a nonprofit’s ability to find and connect with potential donors and supporters. However, there are many questions that remained to be answered, especially around the demonstrable efficacy of online tools in nonprofit work. Questions for …