5 Ways to Thank and Recognize Your Donors Using Digital Tools & Social Media

5 Ways to Thank and Recognize Your Donors Using Digital Tools and Social Media

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

Donor attrition continues at a startling rate. Some nonprofits are losing as many as 90% of their first-time donors on an annual basis! The average across all types of donors isn’t much better, with about 59% of annual givers dropping off the radar each year.   Let’s discuss why this may be happening, and what we can do better. Join …

How to Coordinate an Army of Nonprofit Social Media Ambassadors on #GivingTuesday (and beyond)

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

It’s hard to believe, but #GivingTuesday, the international day of giving back, is just 22 days away! If you are planning on leveraging the social media power of that day to ask for donations, you probably know that you can’t do it alone. Sending out solicitations and appeals from your own organization won’t work. Carrying out an online fundraising campaign …

How To Use Facebook’s Free Fundraising Tools on #GivingTuesday

How To Use Facebook’s Free Fundraising Tools on #GivingTuesday

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising 8 Comments

#GivingTuesday is less than one month away! On November 28th, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are matching up to $2 million in funds raised on Facebook for U.S-based nonprofits. Also on #GivingTuesday, Facebook is waiving all fees for donations made on Facebook. (Before and after #GivingTuesday, charitable organizations that have signed up to use Facebook’s fundraising tools will pay …

How to Create and Use a Nonprofit Social Media Calendar [with template]

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media, Strategy, Time Management Leave a Comment

As a nonprofit marketer, you wear many hats. Between answering emails, making phone calls to supporters, editing the annual appeal letter and coordinating fundraising events, who has time to maintain more than one social media site? You do have time. I promise. The answer to managing it all lies in one word – scheduling! Use a simple Social Media Calendar: …

8 Tips for a Profitable Nonprofit #GivingTuesday Campaign

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Infographics, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising Leave a Comment

Hard to believe but #GivingTuesday is only a little over one month away! Is this powerhouse giving day right for your nonprofit? Participation numbers and dollars raised skyrocketed last year, and are sure to increase even more in 2017. Time is running out, but the good news is, if you plan well and if you plan strategically, it’s not too …

3 Engagement Crushing Mistakes Nonprofits Are Making On Social Media – And What To Do Instead

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

Facebook and Instagram went down on Wednesday and people lost their minds. They were worried they couldn’t get the latest updates from friends and family members, but also they lost their major source of news, information, and community. Sound scary? It’s just reality! Social media tools have completely revolutionized the way human beings communicate, research information, ask questions, and express …

10 Free Ways to Re-Purpose Your Nonprofit’s Stories

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Storytelling, Visual Marketing Leave a Comment

Storytelling is critical to achieve success on social media, where the goal is to grab attention and pique interest. Without some sort of visual element to your storytelling, it will likely fall flat and get ignored. I’ve written several posts on how to collect stories, how to tell great stories, and how to promote stories using social media, websites, and …