Social Media Archive

8 #GivingTuesday Storytelling Tips for Nonprofits 

September 19, 2019
By Tereza Litsa, Social Media Manager at Lightful, a simple social media management platform for nonprofits. #GivingTuesday is the biggest generosity movement in history. With more than 150 countries joining, and more than 14 billion impressions on social channels every year, it’s the perfect opportunity to tell

Newly Released in English, español, français e português! The 2019 Global NGO Technology Report

September 15, 2019
Now in its fourth edition, the 2019 Global NGO Technology Report provides 100+ technology benchmarks NGOs, NPOs, and charities worldwide. The data reveals how organizations use web and email communications, online fundraising, social media, productivity software, and emerging technology. This year the benchmarks are available for six regions: Africa Asia Australia and

6 Ideas for Using the Instagram Donation Sticker to Raise Money

August 29, 2019
By Julia Campbell, a social media and storytelling consultant for nonprofits and author of Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits. She regularly provides useful tips and resources to the nonprofit sector through her blog, #501SocialBlog. While Facebook and Twitter may be waning a bit in popularity and

The Best Way to Thank Your Nonprofit’s Facebook Fundraisers

August 8, 2019
By Harry Gardner, Content and Partnerships Manager at GivePanel Any fundraiser worth their salt knows they should be thanking people who donate or fundraise for their cause. However, there seems to be confusion around the best way to thank Facebook fundraisers, with many nonprofits not thanking them

82 Fundraising and Social Media Stats for Nonprofits

July 21, 2019
By Heather Mansfield, Editor-in-chief of Nonprofit Tech for Good and producer of the Global NGO Technology Report and the Global Trends in Giving Report 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%

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