fundraising

5 Storytelling Tips For Better Online Fundraising

This is the limbic brain. It’s about 200 millions years old and is responsible for emotions. It’s the elephant mentioned in Switch. The limbic brain the source of value judgments and feelings (mostly unconscious) that influence our behavior. In fact, almost all consumer behavior is driven by the limbic brain, as are most viral social media campaigns. Storytelling, …

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Don’t Give Up on Fundraising with Big Companies

It’s true: a lot of big, national companies won’t work with local nonprofits. They prefer to work with big national charities. This is due to many reasons, but the biggest is that companies want a nonprofit brand that will resonate with all their customers and employees—and not just customers that have heard of the Museum of Science, …

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Sharing Facebook Content That Your Fans Already Like

One of the biggest challenges nonprofits have is finding content that will resonate with their community. A little known but powerful way to curate content is with Facebook Interests lists. Interest Lists, if you don’t know, are lists of Pages (or people) that Facebook users can create and access from their sidebar (shown below). Below …

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