Social Media

Facebook Fundraising: Making Lemonade Out of Lemons
January 9, 2019 at 12:54 pm

According to Facebook, over 750,000 nonprofits have used Facebook’s fundraising tools since the platform rolled out the feature in 2015. It began as a way for individuals to donate and, in 2016, expanded to allow individuals to allow people to ask their Facebook friends to donate to personal causes...

Facebook Fundraising—Your New Constituent Acquisition Device. Yes, Really.
December 6, 2018 at 12:30 pm

Let’s face facts: Facebook is in our peer-to-peer fundraising space. And while that is scary, it opens up a world of possibility if we choose to come out and play. Let’s talk about the playing field, how to get on it and what might happen to your organization if you do...

Give Your Advocacy Campaign an Edge: 5 Social Media Tactics
November 15, 2018 at 1:13 pm

Social media has become the global forum of activism, advocacy and social change. Roughly half of Americans have been civically active on social media in the last year, according to a Pew Research Center survey...

Facebook Fundraisers: The Best and Worst First Date You Ever Had
November 1, 2018 at 1:06 pm

Turnkey’s peer-to-peer clients describe Facebook fundraisers as a blessing and a curse. The money is great. It just shows up, which is both amazing and, well, great. Last year, Facebook fundraisers put over $300 million into the pockets of 750,000 nonprofit organizations...

4 Strategies to Nonprofit Social Media Marketing
August 28, 2018 at 12:39 pm

Social media platforms are great places to engage with supporters and promote your cause. Learn about four nonprofit social media marketing best practices to raise more...

4 Tips to Creating Community Through Facebook Groups
June 14, 2018 at 10:48 am

For many of us, the thought of joining one more Facebook group makes us want to close our accounts for good and never log back in. With more nonprofits realizing the value of Facebook groups for social media marketing, users find themselves invited to groups they have no interest in...

Top 5 Twitter Tips for Nonprofits Infographic
June 5, 2018 at 4:56 pm

Reading through different nonprofit blogs, articles and newsletters, you’ll likely come across something about fundraising on Facebook or Amazon. The corporate philanthropy efforts of Amazon Smile and Facebook Fundraising have certainly made a splash in the nonprofit world, but how effective are these fundraising tools for nonprofit organizations? With all the mixed reviews out there, […]

Recap of #18NTC, Part 2: Facebook Fundraising Tools
May 22, 2018 at 12:08 pm

I was thrilled to have been selected to present a session this year, all about one of my favorite topics, Facebook Fundraising! Joining me to share insights from the trenches were Joe Gallant from Polaris and Jennifer Cheang from Mental Health America...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 45: Why Nonprofits Need Social Media Marketing
May 18, 2018 at 1:28 pm

Welcome back to #NPPTrendingNow, a weekly video series where NonProfit PRO Editor-in-Chief Nhu Te breaks down the top three coveted stories of the week. Here's what we've got going on for you this week: questions to ask before buying donor management software, practical tips for implementing social media marketing into your nonprofit strategy and current trends in monthly giving...