GivingTuesday 2019 Wrap Up – How to Follow Up After Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

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

The final numbers are still being calculated, but GivingTuesday 2019 is shaping up to be a huge success!  CEO Asha Curran reported on Twitter: The numbers are in. $511M was donated online on #GivingTuesday yesterday–a 28% increase from 2018. Projected online + offline donations: $1.95B. Kindness & generosity not expressed with funds harder to quantify, just as meaningful. This is …

Fundraisers: Stop Blaming Facebook For Donors Not Wanting to Hear From You

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

It’s year-end giving season, and GivingTuesday is fast approaching.  Nonprofits of all sizes are in a frenzy about the Facebook $7M match (more on that here) and whether or not they should use Facebook charitable giving tools.  Somehow, their biggest problem revolves around the fact that donors want to give and are giving via Facebook and Instagram.  Now LISTEN because …

How to Use Social Media to Maximize Your #GivingTuesday Campaigns

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Giving Tuesday is just around the corner! Wondering how to use social media to best stand out? Your campaign has 24 hours to make the most of this global movement to promote generosity. Giving Tuesday success depends on a great promotions plan – and that includes social media. In this webinar, I provided insider tips and tactics to bring the …

What Nonprofits Need To Know About Facebook’s #GivingTuesday Announcement

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media 7 Comments

Cue the bells, throw the confetti, ring the alarms! Facebook announced that for GivingTuesday this year (December 3) it will be matching up to $7 million USD in donations made on the platform that day. If you aren’t familiar with GivingTuesday, it’s a global generosity movement unleashing the power of people and organizations to transform their communities and the world. …

Increase Your Fundraising on Instagram: 4 Ways to Drive Donations at Year-End

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Are you using Instagram to get more engagement and to raise awareness about your nonprofit’s work?  Do you want to use the fastest-growing social media platform to increase your fundraising and acquire new donors?  Instagram now has 1 billion monthly active users, with over 60% of their user base logging in daily. 90% of Instagram users are younger than 35 …

10 Ways to Improve Donor Retention with Social Media [Webinar Replay]

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No matter what time of year, it’s always the perfect time to show your donors some love! If you wait until year-end to communicate with and thank your donors, it may be too late. The harsh reality is that the recent numbers on donor attrition are abysmal – currently, new donor retention is at 17.6%, the worst it’s been in …

How to Promote Your #GivingTuesday Campaign To Get More Buzz

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Do you want to raise more money and connect with more supporters this year on the global day of giving, #GivingTuesday? This year #GivingTuesday is December 3, and it’s never too early to start planning for a successful campaign! If you aren’t familiar with this phenomenon, #GivingTuesday is a global social good movement designed to encourage people to give back …

How to Raise Money Using Facebook Stories

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

Are you using Facebook Stories for your nonprofit, or on your personal profile? These ephemeral, Snapchat-style Stories now have more than 500 million daily users across Facebook and Messenger. This means that one-third of Facebook’s 1.5 billion daily users are posting or watching Stories EACH DAY – and they just launched this feature two years ago! Being a brand new …