Social Media

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...

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...

#NPPTrendingNow Ep 44: What You Might Be Missing in Your Social Media Strategy
May 11, 2018 at 12:45 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: strategies for nonprofit social media marketing, why nonprofits should take advantage of video storytelling and ways to steward monthly donors...

7 Practical Tips for Leveraging the Power of Nonprofit Social Media
May 10, 2018 at 1:39 pm

Due to the popularity of mobile devices and information readily available at the touch of a finger, nonprofit social media marketing is a powerful outreach tool to leverage. The pervasiveness of petitions, the emergence of movements like #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo, and the increase in fundraising options provide a way for organizations to raise visibility, activate and engage audiences online...

The Real Value of Social Fundraising: A Powerful Strategy Not to Be Overlooked
April 17, 2018 at 12:18 pm

While social fundraising is a critical concept to understand, it can also be a complicated one. But when you can embrace the idea and layer it onto everything your nonprofit is doing, it can be a powerful force that can help take your fundraising and awareness goals to the next level. Social fundraising is basically the act of getting people (supporters, donors, evangelists, fundraisers, etc.) to post to their personal networks about the actions that they take related to your cause...