How to Raise Money On Instagram Using the Donation Sticker

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

It’s like Christmas – the Instagram Donation Sticker is finally here! Yes, it may seem like a shiny new object to chase around. But I have 3 reasons why fundraisers should at least pay attention: 1) People of all ages love Instagram, especially younger generations. Seen as a respite from the trolls of Twitter and the political fights of Facebook, …

2 Mobile Apps that Will Change the Nonprofit Sector

Julia Claire Campbell Entrepreneurship, Fundraising, Mobile, Nonprofits 1 Comment

Love it or hate it – Americans are addicted to their phones. The vast majority of us – 95% – now own a cellphone of some kind. 77% of Americans own smartphones, those extremely powerful mini-computers in the palm of our hands. This is up from just 35% in Pew Research Center’s first survey in 2011 of smartphone ownership. Rather …

Facebook to Eliminate Some Donate Buttons for Pages

🚨 Breaking News: Changes Coming to the Facebook Donate Button 🚨

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

Did you get an email from Facebook letting you know that the call-to-action button on your nonprofit Facebook Page is going to be changed and/or eliminated? Several of my clients and colleagues received this email and asked me what it means. It means that Facebook is removing the ability for nonprofit Pages to use their “Donate” buttons to link to …

Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

Fundraisers – You’re Missing the Point of Social Media Fundraising

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 3 Comments

Lately I’ve been seeing a lot of articles, written by my fundraising heroes, that are a little bit grouchy on the subject of social media fundraising. I’m here to give you my side of the social media fundraising argument – because I know that it works. You may be saying, “Oh, sure, Julia, you have to stick up for social media. …

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 3 Comments

My webinar with Nonprofit Tech for Good went so well I wanted to share the slides with you! How to Use Social Media to Raise Money Online from Julia Campbell For a step-by-step guide on setting up and using Facebook’s fundraising tools to drive donations for your nonprofit, sign up for my newest webinar! Description of the webinar: Packed with …

How to Market and Promote Your Nonprofit Giving Day

How to Market and Promote Your Nonprofit Giving Day

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

Welcome to the seventh episode of Nonprofit Social Media Nerds, where we discuss and demo social media tools, tech, tips, and tricks. (Most) Fridays at noon we will come to you live and discuss a topic designed to help you use your limited time and resources for social media more effectively and efficiently. My fellow Nonprofit Social Media Nerd is certified …

5 Steps to Prepare Your Nonprofit Digital Strategy for the Instagram Donate Button

5 Steps to Prepare Your Nonprofit Digital Strategy for the Instagram Donation Sticker

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

UPDATE: Facebook rolled out the Instagram Donation Sticker at their F8 Developer Conference. A donate button on Instagram – could it be true? At the Facebook Community Summit last week, Facebook announced that later this year they are going to bring donation stickers to Instagram. This is a direct result of their huge success with their Charitable Giving tools, which, …

Why you should start a social media ambassador program at your nonprofit

Why Your Nonprofit Should Start A Social Media Ambassador Program

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

People don’t trust institutions. Edelman just released a new report showing the following dismal statistics about public trust:  Just one-third of Americans trust their government “to do what is right”; 42% of Americans trust the media (down from 47% a year ago); Trust in nonprofits/NGOs is higher than trust in government, but it still decreased by nine percentage points from …

5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give

5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Storytelling, Video 1 Comment

Nonprofit storytelling is all the rage – but how to do it successfully? In my presentations and workshops with nonprofits, I review a simple storytelling framework for nonprofits and explicitly show them how to collect, craft, and share stories based on the framework. Step 1 is to grab attention. This is where digital tools, especially video, work very well. Step 2 …