6 Ways for Your Nonprofit to Quickly Get More Engagement on Facebook

6 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Quickly Get More Facebook Engagement

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

The friendly folks at Facebook have tweaked the News Feed algorithm again, now putting an explicit priority on posts from family and friends over pages. However, as with all changes to the Facebook News Feed, I encourage you to breathe and do not panic. This is nothing new, but as with every other algorithm update, it requires some strategizing and …

4 Things to Tell Your Boss When They Ask for more Facebook Fans

4 Things to Tell Your Boss When They Demand More Facebook Fans

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Nonprofits, Social Media 31 Comments

What should you tell your boss when they ask why your Facebook fans are not increasing as quickly as they would like? Let’s start with: “Shove it!” (No, no, no. Just kidding.) First things first. I have written a lot about getting more engagement on Facebook and the recent changes that have driven down organic reach for Facebook pages across …

Using Social Media for Social Good (Infographic)

Multichannel Strategies for Nonprofits [Webinar]

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 11 Comments

Have you signed up for today’s webinar? It’s hosted by NPO Connect, and I will be discussing ways to use all the communication channels available to nonprofits in a comprehensive and cohesive way. Sign up here! Description: Social and Web 2.0 technologies have changed not just how we market and promote our programs and services, but also how we manage and …

In Defense of Social Media Slacktivism

In Defense of Social Media Slacktivism

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media 9 Comments

The word “slacktivism” has surfaced so much of late that I feel the need to write a defense of the much–maligned practice. “Slacktivism” can be loosely defined as sharing a post online, signing an online petition and tweeting a link to a charity’s website. Cynicism Exhibit A: Brian Moylan wrote a provocatively titled post calling everyone who posted the red …

How to Get More Engagement On Your Facebook Page

How to Get More Engagement On Your Facebook Page

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Marketing, Social Media 3 Comments

Many brands and organizations have a big problem on Facebook – getting engagement on their posts.  Engagement is absolutely critical to Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm – the equation that determines what your fans see in their News Feeds. When I say “engagement”, I don’t mean numbers of fans, reach or number of posts on the Page. Engagement measures real time reactions …

How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Marketing Tools to Accomplish Their Missions

Social Media for Social Good: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Marketing Tools to Accomplish Their Missions [PRESENTATION]

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

Here are the slides from a presentation I did this morning at SAYMedia Salem! Thank you to Kevin Letourneau and the Salem YMCA for setting it up and thanks to all the attendees! Social Media for Social Good: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media Marketing Tools to Accomplish Their Missions Sponsored by SAYmedia at the Salem YMCA Presented by Julia C. Campbell Are you thinking about …

Facebook Is Still King – But Don’t Ignore the Rest of the Social Media Court

Facebook Is Still King – But Don’t Ignore the Rest of the Social Media Court

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media 2 Comments

Facebook (love it or hate it) is where people are. Facebook continues to be a vital part in (most of) our daily lives. The Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project found that 92% of people using social networking sites maintain a profile on Facebook. 92%! If you are developing a social media marketing strategy, you can’t ignore that …