Storytelling
Storytelling Template: How Finding Nemo Can Help Your Nonprofit Tell Its Story

A well-crafted story can be the deciding factor between whether that supporter donates or not: more than half (56%) of nonprofit supporters on the social web say reading a compelling story motivates them to take action, and 68% are motivated to donate based on that story! See how you can write an engaging story to motivate your supporters with the help of a familiar story, Finding Nemo. 

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A Strategic Guide to Social Media for Nonprofits

Nonprofit organizations have become increasingly social over the past decade, whether they are cultivating a dedicated Facebook following or blazing a trail on new networks such as Snapchat. While part of social media’s initial appeal was the potential to reach your audience without tapping into a limited budget, the growing popularity and changing algorithms of popular networks have made it difficult to keep your cause at the top of supporters’ newsfeeds. That said, nonprofit organizations have never been a group to back down from a challenge.

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Posted by Jess Confer
The Anatomy of an Amazing Online Fundraising Campaign

If you haven’t dipped into online fundraising yet, never fear! I’m going to break down some very basic, yet essential, parts of an online fundraising campaign.  If you have had experience with online fundraising but haven’t seen much success, my hope is that you’ll be inspired to give it another go.

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Posted by Jess Confer
5 Steps for Creating a Tasty Blog Post

Here at GiveGab, we’ve taken strides to improving our own blogging habits by getting more folks on our team involved.  I put together a blog post about just that.. blogging!  What goes into creating a tasty blog post?  I hope this will help guide you in crafting your next post.

So you know you need to write a blog post, but maybe you don’t know what to write about.  Brainstorm some ideas, ask others if they have any ideas and the do a little research.  Sometimes the best recipes are ones that are found and adapted!

Look at competitors or other folks writing about that topic and try to think of how you can do something similar or better (note: do not copy it).  Once you’ve decided, let your idea marinade for a while.

 

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