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 …

Instagram Update – What Nonprofits Need to Know

Instagram Update – What Nonprofits Need to Know

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

On March 15, Instagram announced via their blog that in order to “improve your experience”, they will soon be abandoning their chronological news feed and going to a more Facebook-like algorithm. They wrote: The order of photos and videos in your feed will be based on the likelihood you’ll be interested in the content, your relationship with the person posting …

Is Social Media for Nonprofits a waste of time

Is Nonprofit Social Media A Waste of Time?

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media 4 Comments

Do you find social media to be a big, fat time waster for your nonprofit? It may be tempting to read articles with provocative titles like Matt Collins’ recent post for The Guardian, “It’s time for charities to stop wasting money on social media”, while nodding vehemently and pumping your fists up and down. You may be thinking: “FINALLY! Finally, …

How to Market Mobile Fundraising to Your Donors

7 Tips to Market Mobile Fundraising to Your Donors

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

Guest post by Wauker Matthews Everyone everywhere is talking about what an incredible tool mobile fundraising can be for nonprofits. Notice how I said, “can be,” not “is”? That was 100% on purpose. Mobile fundraising can be great for your nonprofit, if you put in the time and effort it takes to market your campaigns properly. As with any tool …

How To Raise Money with Facebook

How to Raise Money With Facebook – One Organization’s Success Story

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

According to Facebook, 150 million of the 1 billion people that use the social network are connected to a cause or nonprofit. We know why people use Facebook – to connect with other people. Facebook users also use the service to research, find, and share information that is entertaining, relevant, useful, and valuable. What a person shares is a reflection …