5 Ways to Thank Corporate Sponsors with Social Media

5 Ways to Thank Corporate Sponsors with Social Media (Without Posting Ugly Logos)

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

We’ve all seen it – a nonprofit website or Facebook Page filled up with pixelated, cut-off corporate logos, often accompanied by a generic caption such as “Thank you so much to Great Local Business for sponsoring our gala.” Eye-catching? Nope. Interesting? Nah. Inspiring? Not at all. Nonprofits everywhere are wasting valuable online real estate and squandering the miniscule attention spans …

how to create a nonprofit social media toolkit

How to Create a Nonprofit Social Media Toolkit for Your Online Fundraising Campaign

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

When creating and implementing your nonprofit online fundraising campaign, remember that getting people’s attention is much harder than it seems. The trap nonprofits too often fall into is that they feel entitled to attention, and even donations, from their supporters and online community members. Reality check: Just because you have a wonderful cause does not mean that people will understand …

How to Choose the Right Online Communications Platforms for A Small Nonprofit

How to Choose the Right Online Communications Platforms for A Small Nonprofit

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media 2 Comments

One of the most frequent problems I see recurring in small nonprofits is this: With all the online tools out there – websites, blogs, email software, social media sites, review sites – how can a small nonprofit know which ones to prioritize? Where should my nonprofit be online? The online digital space can be very overwhelming – trust me, I know! …

Online Awareness Campaigns for Your Nonprofit – What Works and How to Do It!

Online Awareness Campaigns for Your Nonprofit – What Works and How to Do It!

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media, Strategy 1 Comment

To cut through the clutter and get your message heard on digital channels, especially social media, can seem like a Herculean feat. For nonprofits that have little to no marketing staff, how can they build their online communities, grow engagement, and strengthen connections with supporters through a dynamic online awareness campaign? In this presentation, given to a fantastic group of …

How to Get Supporters to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit on Facebook - Part 1

How to Get People to Raise Money for Your Nonprofit Using Facebook

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

In last week’s post, 3 Facebook Features Designed to Help You Fundraise, I highlighted just three of the Facebook features that are making social media fundraising a little bit easier for your nonprofit. These features are: 1)  Donations option in personal status updates, 2) Fundraisers on Facebook, 3) The Donate button for your nonprofit Facebook Page. To read more, be sure …

3 Facebook Features Designed to Help You Fundraise

3 Facebook Features Designed to Help You Fundraise

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

Social media fundraising is getting easier, thanks to some great new Facebook features designed specifically to make it easier for nonprofits to raise money on the social network. I will highlight three of these features in this post, and in my next post I will detail step-by-step the ways in which you can get your community excited about raising money for …

Get me to feel!

To Get Me from Passive to Active – Make Me Feel Something!

Julia Claire Campbell Content Creation, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media, Storytelling, Strategy 2 Comments

There is a misguided argument that I have heard recently from nonprofits, as they prepare their fundraising appeals or their online marketing campaigns: There is no way we can pull the heartstrings like this when telling stories.    Or: Oh no – we can’t use such strong language. We can’t make our supporters angry! So, I ask – you don’t want …