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 …

How to Thank Facebook Donors (Even If You Don’t Have Their Contact Info)

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

Are you not using Facebook Fundraisers because you don’t know how to thank Facebook donors that come to you from the platform? Consider this: Mark Zuckerberg announced that more than $2 billion has been raised on Facebook for causes, with more than 45 million people making a donation on the platform.  Let’s think about this for a moment.  According to …

To Boost or Not to Boost - Quick Facebook Ad Tips for Nonprofits with Susu Wong

To Boost or Not to Boost – Facebook Ad Tips for Nonprofits

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

Reaching your fans on Facebook is getting increasingly harder, especially if you don’t have a large marketing department or tons of time to spend creating posts. But don’t despair! Even small nonprofits with tiny budgets can use Facebook Ads to strategically target the right people with the right message at the right time. All you need is a plan. Join …

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 14 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 …