30 Quick Ways to Spice Up Your Nonprofit Social Media Accounts

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Marketing, Nonprofits, Pinterest, Social Media, Twitter, YouTube Leave a Comment

Spring is here (well, maybe not in Boston but everywhere else)! With it comes new energy, fresh ideas, and the motivation to try new things – on your nonprofit social media accounts!  If you want to dust off the cobwebs, open the windows, and get rid of the crickets, here are 30 different things you can try that will spice …

What Facebook’s Shift to Privacy Means for Nonprofit Marketers

Julia Claire Campbell Facebook, Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media 2 Comments

In March, Mark Zuckerberg promised a new direction and a new future for Facebook – and for the Internet. In a 3,200 word blog post, the Facebook founder and CEO declared that Facebook would shift its focus away from public posts to “a privacy-focused communications platform.” This pivot was a long time coming. Months and years of terrible headlines, data …

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 11 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 …

It's Time for Some Tough Love On Nonprofit Facebook Fundraisers

It’s Time for Some Tough Love On Nonprofit Facebook Fundraisers

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

Nonprofits – it’s about time that I provide some tough love and real talk about a controversial, divisive issue facing our nation: Facebook Fundraisers. Let me know if any of this sounds familiar. Here are the top 5 most common laments that I hear on a daily basis from nonprofit fundraisers, marketers, and social media managers: It’s so hard to …

5 Actions Nonprofits Should Take Based on Facebook's Giving Tuesday Report

5 Actions Nonprofits Should Take Based on Facebook’s #GivingTuesday Report

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

A recent report released Facebook showcases the impact of their nonprofit fundraising tools last year on Giving Tuesday, and the results are encouraging. If you have never heard of Giving Tuesday, it’s an international day of giving – on the calendar the Tuesday after we have a day of thanks (Thanksgiving) – and then two days of rampant consumerism and …

6 Steps to Get Your Supporters Fundraising on Facebook this #GivingTuesday

6 Steps to Get Your Supporters Fundraising on Facebook this #GivingTuesday (and beyond)

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

Giving Tuesday is arguably the biggest international social media fundraising event for nonprofits and charities. Occurring after the Thanksgiving, Black Friday, and Cyber Monday shopping blitzes each year, Giving Tuesday was created as a day to give back. Here are just a few statistics from Giving Tuesday 2017: **$300 million raised online **2.5 million gifts **Participants in over 150 countries …

Nonprofit Fundraising On Facebook

5 Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Fundraising On Facebook

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

Charlotte and Dave Willner started a Facebook fundraiser on June 16, titled “Reunite an immigrant parent with their child,” after they saw a viral photo of a 2-year-old Honduran girl looking up and crying as her mother was searched by a Border Patrol agent in southern Texas. They aimed to raise $1,500. As of June 24, more than 400,000 donors have …

What Nonprofits Need to Know from Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference

What Nonprofits Need to Know from Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference

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

Didn’t have time to watch the first day of Facebook’s F8 Developer Conference? I’ve got you covered. In this video, I cover the most important announcements and news that nonprofits need to know after the first day of the F8 conference. What’s new from Facebook, why is it important, and what are the implications for nonprofits?  Facebook Is Taking Things …

Nonprofit Facebook Fundraising

Facebook Is Changing the Nonprofit Crowdfunding Game Again: What Nonprofits Need To Know

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

The efficacy of Facebook fundraising tools for nonprofit crowdfunding remains a controversial topic in nonprofit circles. Can the world’s biggest social network really be leveraged to raise significant amounts of money for causes, especially smaller organizations? All evidence points to a resounding yes. (Yes, with some caveats. Read on.) Facebook has created a suite of useful tools for nonprofits to …