Nonprofit Snapchat
Posted by Jaclyn
Nonprofit Guide to Snapchat

The multimedia messaging app known as Snapchat, recognizable by its iconic outline of a ghost on a bright yellow background, takes the top spot for the most popular social media platform among U.S. teenagers and young adult internet users, beating […]

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Heather GivingTuesday
Posted by GiveGab
Heather Takes on #GivingTuesday (Part 2)

There’s one week left until #GivingTuesday! It’s time to kick it into high gear. With a 24 hour event like #GivingTuesday, building anticipation is key to driving traffic to your campaign. That’s why it’s important to get all of your supporters to start counting down with you! Don’t rely on just the day itself to drive traffic to your cause.

Last week, Heather was trying to find the best way to utilize online crowdfunding and figure out a social media strategy that works best for her nonprofit. This week, we checked in to see how Heather’s doing with her #GivingTuesday campaign and to see how she’s continuing to plan to get everything ready for the big day.  

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GivingTuesday Marketing
Your Marketing Checklist for #GivingTuesday

It’s November 17th and in 2 weeks it will be #GivingTuesday (December 1st)! Whhhhhaaaaaa?!?!? Don’t worry, we’re here to help this be a successful and stress-free launch.

We wanted to share a few tips on the email and social media outreach you should be doing now, in preparation for the big day. This is crucial to ensure maximum participation from your organization’s supporters!

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Blog Post
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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