How To Use Facebook’s Free Fundraising Tools on #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

On November 28th, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are matching up to $2 million in funds raised on Facebook for U.S-based Also on #GivingTuesday, Facebook is waiving all fees for donations made on Facebook. Register with Facebook.

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6 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Quickly Get More Facebook Engagement

J Campbell Social Marketing

The friendly folks at Facebook have tweaked the News Feed algorithm again , now putting an explicit priority on posts from family and friends over pages. However, as with all changes to the Facebook News Feed, I encourage you to breathe and do not panic.

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How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2

J Campbell Social Marketing

Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 2. Baldrick’s Foundatio n, a volunteer-driven charity that effectively uses social media tools to raise money and engage supporters. 1) Understand the Facebook Ladder of Engagement. Baldrick''s Foundation

Nonprofit Facebook ROI—Yay or Nay? (w/John Haydon)

Getting Attention

Get ready for a roaring point vs. counterpoint, thanks to Facebook for Nonprofits expert John Haydon, who shares his Yay below. Please share your Facebook plan (or plan not to use) and why here, and/or tell us what it does (or doesn’t do) for your organization. You’ve probably noticed the raging discussion about the value (or not) of Facebook for all organizations (profiteers too)—it even made the most mainstream ever Time magazine.

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How One Nonprofit Is Raising Thousands Using Facebook

J Campbell Social Marketing

Case Study: How One Nonprofit Raised Thousands Using Facebook – Part 1. Baldrick’s Foundation at the Inspire / BIO Conference in July. Baldrick’s Foundation. Can a nonprofit dealing with childhood cancer research raise money and awareness using Facebook?

Your youth segment is not “really” chatting on Facebook anymore

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Here’s a brief history of Facebook from my own personal experience. I joined Facebook sometime in mid 2006. Up until that point, the main conversation platforms for myself and my close friends other than in-person conversations, email and the phone were tools such as ICQ followed by MSN chat. None of my professional contacts knew about Facebook. Facebook was not indexed by search engines in any way. This is the Facebook I liked. Facebook?

The Heroes and Villains of the Give Local America Story #GiveDayLessons

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In Act III, community foundations and/or individual nonprofits rallied with creative Plan Bs that saved the day! (Of Likely Heroes: Community Foundations. I’ve loved seeing community foundations step up to lead Giving Days.

[INTERVIEW] 8 Questions Answered about Online Fundraising!

Wild Woman Fundraising

They came all the way from The SickKids Foundation in Toronto, Canada for the conference. Noelle: SickKids Foundation is my first foray into fundraising. Laura: I started my career at SickKids Foundation as an intern in the communications department. Get Schooled!

How to Raise More Money from Matching Gifts Using Email and Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Facebook and Twitter are not just publishing services. Facebook. The key to a good matching gift Facebook post is including a link that sends donors to a dedicated matching gift page. Your Facebook posts should be informative.

8 Ways to Make the Case For Social Media At Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are some compelling statistics that should help convince the social media skeptics: 57% of Facebook users “Like” a charity or cause on Facebook so they can publicly show support of it to their friends. Baldrick''s Foundation wenham museum

4 Nonprofit Tech Tips to Boost Online Donor Engagement Rates

J Campbell Social Marketing

If donors have a poor experience using your donation tools, they are highly unlikely to do so again. Make sure that when you are customizing your nonprofit’s online donation tools, you are doing so with the user in mind. Guest post by Wauker Matthews.

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How to Choose the Right Online Communications Platforms for A Small Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

One of the most frequent problems I see recurring in small nonprofits is this: With all the online tools out there – websites, blogs, email software, social media sites, review sites – how can a small nonprofit know which ones to prioritize? 1 Tool Before You Do Anything Else – WEBSITE.

5-Star Storytelling Success Story

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Julie Brown, Program Director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. Other than a hazy wish hoping for additional Facebook followers, we had no specific goals. On the training day, we were proud to have 408 Facebook followers.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

But please enjoy these refreshing Mixed Links I’ve gathered especially for you… The Case Foundation and Achieve have released their latest research on millennial cause engagement in the Millennial Impact Research Report. Facebook trouble? Brick & Spoon. Orange Beach, AL.

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How to Use Live-Streaming Video to Share Stories as They Happen

J Campbell Social Marketing

Live-streaming videos are broadcast almost exclusively through mobile apps like Facebook Live, Periscope, Instagram, YouTube, or Google Hangout. The tool that you use is not important as long as you do some research into what your audience members are using and which platforms they prefer.

#FUNDRAISING: Facebook Gives Pages & Apps To Nonprofits (Zuckerberg Gives Cash)

Non Profit Marketing 360

Facebook’s power on the social-networks scene need hardly be introduced, and thousands of nonprofits and charities have tapped into that power to expand and support their good work. Facebook’s CEO, unlike Apple’s, has given a great deal of charity on his own.

Prep Today for #GivingTuesday 2017

Getting Attention

Start with Facebook, which is heavily used for Giving Tuesday fundraising. Giving Tuesday “really works for us,” reports Lindsay Groff, executive director of the Barth Syndrome Foundation (BSF), which nailed its 2015 Giving Tuesday campaign.

Must-Know Insights from #15NTC

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As Technology Program Manager at the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, guest blogger Kevin Martone helps nonprofits use technology to meet their business goals. Despite recent news that photos no longer outperform other types of content on Facebook , orgs DO benefit from creating, curating and sharing relevant visuals. Use the Right Channels and Tools. I picked up a bunch of helpful stats and case studies on social media channels and tools.

Make Social Media Matter More: Part 1

Getting Attention

And whether the source (that you’re keeping up, have a billion Facebook likes or Twitter followers, or your Instagram strategy is driving action) is your boss, board chair and/or your colleague in programs, it’s a problem. Pressure. You feel it. I feel it.

How Nonprofits Can Be #InstaAwesome on Instagram

J Campbell Social Marketing

Another key characteristic that differentiates Instagram from social media stalwarts Facebook or Twitter is the way in which people use it. Sign up for Instagram Business Tools. Since Facebook owns Instagram, you do need a Facebook Business Page to run ads on Instagram.

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Stories BETTER than Puppies & Piglets (Part 2)

Getting Attention

Findlay Hope House does a great job of this on its Facebook page. ” The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation does a great job of this on its Facebook page ( see post at top ).

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Straight Talk on the Give Local Crash from a Nonprofit Tech CEO #GiveDayLessons

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Online days of giving like Giving Tuesday , Brackets for Good , and Give Local America have become wonderful fundraising tools for nonprofits of every shape and size. Far too often we put ourselves in a position to be victimized (see also: any time Facebook changes their algorithm).

Two Don’t-Miss Tools for More Effective Nonprofit Events

Getting Attention

Here are two tools I’ve discovered that will help you take your organization’s events to the next level. orgs to leverage tech tools and best practices to manage, promote and raise money through successful events.

Two Don’t-Miss Tools for More Effective Nonprofit Events

Getting Attention

Here are two tools I've discovered that will help you take your organization's events to the next level. orgs to leverage tech tools and best practices to manage, promote and raise money through successful events.

Free tool of the week: Glogster for interactive posters


This week I’m back on the trail of online storytelling tools for nonprofits and foundations. If you look at Glogster’s homepage (above), you might think this is a self-expression tool for teens.

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

For several years, she worked as a volunteer with the Ugandan Conservation Foundation, and now works in a tourism company in Uganda. Most of the time however, I wrote funding proposals, reports to donors and developed our Facebook page. Uganda Conservation Foundation.

4 Smart Ways to Use Thank You Videos in Nonprofit Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I would encourage other nonprofits to not be scared to use video as a tool to thank donors. Social networks like Facebook and Instagram offer a splendid opportunity to thank major donors or sponsors publicly and creatively. Joshua Clay.

Optimizing Facebook display advertising results through audience testing


This Case Study of our work with the National Parkinson Foundation showcases how we spoke to those they most wanted to engage by targeting the right Facebook groups with the right message, while maximizing a limited budget. Online Advertising Social Media and Mobile facebook

Two Don't-Miss Tools for More Effective Nonprofit Events

Getting Attention

Here are two tools I've discovered that will help you take your organization's events to the next level. This new program that makes it easier for orgs to leverage tech tools and best practices to manage, promote and raise money through successful events. In talking to colleagues about Eventbrite, I've found several fans of its capabilities such as the once-click opportunity for attendees to share event info with their Twitter and Facebook networks.

Essential Nonprofit Marketing Guidance: The Best of 2010

Getting Attention

2010 delivered cause-marketing shockers, highly-effective disaster relief communications, a tougher-than-ever fundraising environment and the continued emergence of Facebook, even as the basics remained the cornerstone of nonprofit marketing impact.

LinkedIn for Nonprofit Professionals

Fundraising Coach

For example, if you want to use Linkedin to connect with foundations then you might: Search for people who work at those foundations. Use Linkedin Answers to ask a question about contacting foundations. How to target your nonprofit ads in Facebook.

10 Ways to Build Loyalty Among Your Online Community Members

J Campbell Social Marketing

It seems to me that nonprofit social media campaigns are still focused on the numbers game – collecting the most Likes on Facebook, the most Twitter and Pinterest followers and the most views on YouTube. When was the last time you posted “We have the absolute best Facebook fans on the planet“?

Stories From Smaller Nonprofits: East Lake Foundation

Diva Marketing Blog

Social networks from Facebook, Flickr to Twitter helped us share memories  with family and friends. East Lake Foundation The tale of the Miracle of East Lake begins with, Tom Cousins an Atlanta real estate icon who had a "crazy" vision that golf could rebuild an inner city community. Lake Foundation. Everyone deserves a chance to succeed – which is why the East Lake Foundation provides tools for Atlanta ’s East Lake.

Super Short is Super Sweet: Storytelling that Hooks Digital Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Facebook posts that include photos or videos tend to get many more comments than posts without them. Once you’ve made your video, both apps allow you to share your videos on other sites such as Twitter and Facebook, or add them to your organization’s website by copy and pasting a bit of code.

Got a great nonprofit video? Submit it for the DoGooder Video awards

Fundraising Coach

The CASE Foundation is offering $2500 prizes. Great reason to NOT fundraise with Facebook. Samples & Tools nonprofit management nonprofit marketingDid you see the awards that See3 and YouTube are giving?

8 Ways Social Media Is Directly Helping the Victims of Typhoon Haiyan

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are 8 ways that social media and online tools have directly contributed to raising money for the emergency response and in some cases, the saving of lives, after Supertyphoon Haiyan. When you make a donation you have the ability to share it on Facebook, Twitter and other social networks.

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10 Simple Ways Nonprofits Can Prepare for A Successful #GivingTuesday

J Campbell Social Marketing

You know – the special superstars who forward your emails, retweet your tweets, and share your Facebook posts? Identify and approach a generous donor, local foundation, or even a small business that wants to increase their profile and help you raise even more money.

Getting Started with Social Media

Fundraising Coach

Newspapers and television shows are constantly referring to Twitter and Facebook. Connect With New Supporters : Build a Facebook Fan Page. They’ve fostered an incredible community and spread their message throughout a 500 Million (and growing) Facebook user base.

#INTERVIEW: Derrick Feldmann, CEO of Achieve, Discusses The Millennial Impact Report Coming June 11

Non Profit Marketing 360

Therefore our work tends to have an online component to almost everything we do because it is the foundation. When you are talking about the ‘storefront,’ are you thinking of, for example, a Facebook page or do you mean a mobile app?

The Social Media ROI Argument: Fighting Back With a Simple Survey

Getting Attention

Welcome back to guest blogger, Susie Bowie, Communications Manager at the Community Foundation of Sarasota County. Social media has worked well for the Community Foundation of Sarasota County.

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