Get your social media ready for #GivingTuesday

We nonprofit professionals never pass down an opportunity to fundraise, nor should we! The global #GivingTuesday trend is a great opportunity to launch your year-end fundraising, but also to successfully leverage this movement you need to have your social media geared up and ready to rock once the Tuesday after Thanksgiving rolls around. Here’s a … Continue reading Get your social media ready for #GivingTuesday

Quick tips to get your Instagram and Facebook off the ground

  It’s no secret that nonprofit staff sometimes wear a lot of hats. We’re talking Kentucky-Derby-day variety of hats. We have spoken with many organizations whose digital presence (i.e. website, social media, SEO) falls on the shoulders of a team member whose role makes no mention of the words “marketing” or “digital strategy.” Fear not, … Continue reading Quick tips to get your Instagram and Facebook off the ground

5 social media tips for fundraisers

It’s no secret that many a nonprofits’ social media channel is controlled by someone whose job description makes little to no mention of “social marketing.” Social media often times falls upon the shoulders of fundraisers who may traditionally deal in hard copy, it may be a hodgepodge effort by whoever has a moment to spare, … Continue reading 5 social media tips for fundraisers

It's a technological twister, SEOhmy!

Pixels, impressions, interactions, CPC, SEOh my!    In the whirlwind of information and connection that results from living in the age of the internet, your donors are not JUST in Kansas anymore (even if they are, indeed, in Kansas). The web and social media platforms have made it easier to reach donors, but have also necessitated … Continue reading It's a technological twister, SEOhmy!

The Art of Asking…On Social Media

I can’t say enough about reading Amanda Palmer’s book The Art of Asking from a fundraising perspective, so we will continue talking about it this week.   Amanda strikes another nonprofit fundraising chord when she talks about how important your social media presence is in getting your message out to your fans (donors).  Near the … Continue reading The Art of Asking…On Social Media

The Case for Dedicated Social Media Staff

Nonprofits are often slow to dedicate time to social media interfaces; they recognize the potential value on a surface level but are chained to the idea that email is still the most effective form of online communication with donors. A Case Foundation survey found that 88% of nonprofits surveyed cited email and website as their … Continue reading The Case for Dedicated Social Media Staff

The new demand: Social media, marketing & web design

Sometimes we joke around the office that we are turning into a PR firm. Social media, nonprofit marketing materials, and web design have been high on the list of desired services for our clients as of late. And in taking a moment to think about the current trends (growth of social media, google’s new algorithm … Continue reading The new demand: Social media, marketing & web design