4 Nonprofit Tech Tips to Boost Online Donor Engagement Rates

4 Nonprofit Tech Tips to Boost Online Donor Engagement Rates

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

Guest post by Wauker Matthews Even though people are increasingly turning to the Internet to search for and to obtain information about causes they care about, keeping online donors engaged long-term is an ongoing struggle for many nonprofits. In this article, we will outline 4 simple tips to help you boost your online donor engagement rates: Make the donation process …

4 Surefire Ways To Use Social Media To Promote Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign

4 Surefire Ways To Use Social Media To Promote Your Year-End Fundraising Campaign

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media, Strategy 2 Comments

Guest blog by Candace Cody You know that social media is an important component of social fundraising (or peer-to-peer fundraising), but sometimes it can be tricky to know where to start, or exactly what to do. This gets even more intimidating during the year-end fundraising season, when everything feels more rushed and more critical. There’s a lot to learn about …

Is there too much fundraising on Facebook?

Is there too much fundraising on Facebook?

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

Last night when I checked my News Feed before bed I was interrupted by a request from Facebook – take a short survey and help us make Facebook better. As a digital marketing enthusiast, I always jump at the chance to take these surveys, mostly because the questions can give great insight into what Facebook is trying to improve. Or …

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What Will Be The Next Ice Bucket Challenge?

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

It seems like every charity is taking to social media to become the next Ice Bucket Challenge. But when does it become too much? Writing for The Guardian, Hadley Freeman explains that while she gritted her teeth through the #NoMakeUpSelfie craze and of course, the #IceBucketChallenge, the latest trend in celebrity “slacktivism” is just too much for her. It’s organized by …

Get More Nonprofit Social Media Exposure: A Simple Idea From #bbcon:

Get More Nonprofit Social Media Exposure: A Simple Idea From #bbcon

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media 2 Comments

Sadly I wasn’t able to attend the Blackbaud Conference for Nonprofits (#bbcon) in person this year, but just by following the Twitter hashtag, I have learned a lot! I am especially fond of one small, yet very powerful idea that you can use to raise even more money at your next event – and get your nonprofit social media exposure …

Social Media Slacktivism?

Social Media Slacktivism or Something Bigger?

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 1 Comment

Does the recent success of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge leave you feeling exhilarated, or skeptical? There certainly were a variety of lively opposing viewpoints presented at the most recent #CommBuild and #FundChat nonprofit Tweet chats! I participated in the challenge, and continue to believe that it is a big opportunity for the sector to examine the way it communicates and reaches out …