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Pinning for Good: How UNICEF Uses Pinterest to Raise Awareness and Raise Funds

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

If you are like me, you have become hopelessly addicted to Pinterest. The uses, both personal and for business, are endless. Pin expensive, sparkly shoes and bags! Pin ideas for your Christmas party! Pin ideas for your child’s bedroom! Pin blog articles! Pin inspiring quotes! On the surface, Pinterest seems pretty shallow – an extension of our rampant consumerism. It …

Be Your Donor Day

What do your donors experience when they give? #BeYourDonor

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

When speaking to nonprofit professionals, I always give them this one piece of advice: Make a donation to your own nonprofit, either online or via a check in the mail. Then see what happens. Do you get an acknowledgement? A letter? An email? A phone call? Or do you get a symphony of crickets? A must-read report was recently released …

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Visualization on Social Media for Social Good [Infographic]

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

Logan Harper, the community manager for UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Government’s new online Masters in Public Administration program (MPA@UNC), reached out to me to post his new infographic on Social Media for Social Good. In it, he provides examples of successful nonprofit social media advocacy campaigns, as well as the elements of successful campaigns and emerging trends in charitable giving …

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Raising More Money With Social Media Tools

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

Today I am giving a talk on how to raise more money using social media tools. (Spoiler – It takes some time and commitment, but it is doable!) If you are free, and near Lexington, MA, come check it out! More details at The Nonprofit Net website. My slides are below. Enjoy! Raising More Money Using Social Media Tools from …

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Top 10 Takeaways – Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Fundraising, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 4 Comments

Yesterday was the Boston Social Media for Nonprofits Conference at the Microsoft NERD Center at MIT. Despite the rain and the horrific traffic, I am happy that I attended. Ritu Sharma (Co-Founder & Executive Director) and Darian Rodriguez Heyman (Co-Founder & Head of External Partnerships) put on a fantastic event, with a great roster of speakers, lots of time built …