Social Media Archive

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

July 21, 2019
Fundraising Stats The average online gift in 2018 was $96.40 USD (Blackbaud Luminate Online Report). 8.5% of overall fundraising in 2018 came from online giving (Charitable Giving Report). 54% of donors worldwide prefer to give via credit or debit card. 11% via direct mail/post. 10% via bank/wire

10 Ways to Make Your Nonprofit’s Fundraising More Social

July 10, 2019
By Tereza Litsa, Social Media Manager at Lightful, a simple social media management platform for nonprofits. Online fundraising is becoming more popular each year. It is offering new opportunities for nonprofits to improve their fundraising success while trying out new channels. As more people are inspired to donate online,

7 Keys to an Effective Social Media Ambassador Program

July 5, 2019
By Melissa Russom, a communications strategist who helps nonprofit organizations clarify their brand and message to engage more meaningfully with the people who matter most to them. We trust people more than we trust companies. It’s that simple.  In fact, according to Nielson, 92% of people claim

[FREE WEBINAR] 10 Emerging Trends in Social Media for Small Nonprofits

May 16, 2019
Update: This webinar was presented on June 11, 2019. It will presented again early 2020. In the meantime, view upcoming free webinars. Social media is in a constant state of change and without regular education in emerging trends, your nonprofit could be wasting valuable time and resources

[Twitter Takeover] #ReclaimSocial: A Call to Counteract Negativity on Social Media

May 6, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4 Tereza Litsa (@TerezaLitsa), co-founder of the #ReclaimSocial podcast, will takeover @NonprofitOrgs for 24 hours to lead a conversation about the importance of being positive on social media. How to Participate On June 4, follow the #ReclaimSocial hashtag and share: The great work that

8 Online Social Fundraising Best Practices for Nonprofits

March 21, 2019
By Gary Wohlfeill, Director of Marketing at CrowdRise, who works with partners to develop highly engaging fundraising campaigns and leads the marketing team in developing the CrowdRise brand. It’s hard to deny that social media has forever created a fundamental shift in the way we engage with

106 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools and Resources for Nonprofits

February 20, 2019
The internet is loaded with amazing free or low-cost tools and resources! Provided you set aside the time to explore and experiment, your nonprofit can use the tools listed below to significantly improve your web and email communications and your social media campaigns. Social Media 1. Buffer