2 Mobile Apps that Will Change the Nonprofit Sector

Julia Claire Campbell Entrepreneurship, Fundraising, Mobile, Nonprofits Leave a 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 …

3 essential elements of nonprofit storytelling that persuades

3 Essential Elements of Nonprofit Storytelling That Persuades

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Storytelling 2 Comments

Nonprofits, no matter their size or mission, are working to change hearts and minds around important issues every single day. Whether you are trying to get new members for your performing arts center, to entice people to adopt dogs and cats, or to create advocacy actions around climate change – you are in the business of persuasion. To persuade is …

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 6 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 …

Everything I Loved About #19NTC – the NTEN Nonprofit Technology Conference – A Recap

Julia Claire Campbell Events, Nonprofits, Speaking 1 Comment

Another Nonprofit Technology Conference has come and gone, and WOW did the week FLY by!!! This year’s conference was in Portland, OR – one of my new favorite cities! Unfortunately I didn’t get to see much in terms of sight-seeing, but I loved what I did experience. At this year’s NTC I really outdid myself, presenting four times – two …

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 Donate Button

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

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, as of November 2018, had raised over $1 billion for nonprofits on Facebook. …

3 New Ways to Determine Nonprofit Social Media Success

3 New Ways to Determine Nonprofit Social Media Success (That Don’t Involve Numbers)

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

Social media continues to perplex, overwhelm, and frustrate many a nonprofit marketer. Does this sound familiar? You are discouraged by your lack of “results” and “ROI” – and your supervisor is also. You post promotions on social media, fairly consistently, but no one engages. You feel like social media is a total waste of time – you’ve got emails to …