Social media has become the first option for many to converse ‘socially’ today. It has replaced letter writing and phone calls for many. Because it is group-focused, it is the logical medium of referral.
Social media should be important to your business, as well. Social media offers lower out-of-pocket than virtually any ad, any direct mailing, any promotion. It offers the real-time engagement that simply is not available in any other media.
Social media is important to GRM because we intentionally create advertising and marketing programs that build referral. Please ask for our short presentation on the keys to creating successful social media programs.
A carefully crafted social media program engages both your ‘zealots’ and others interested in your cause. It also can be legitimately be categorized as a program expense. We can explain how.
Social is not primarily a fundraising vehicle. It is a necessary for getting the word out on specific programs, for providing timely information on evidences of mission and most importantly, engaging followers in online conversations related to mission and programs.
Google is penalizing non-mobile responsive sites.
Here are some tips to help your site:
Facebook Instant articles. These articles are an easy way to optimize pages for mobile visitors and decrease load times.
Blogging. An excellent platform to reach potential followers as it resonates with search terms.
Installing a donate button on Facebook.
Live stream. Using Twitter’s Periscope or Facebook’s live stream feature are excellent ways to engage supporters.
By making the most of social media applications and opportunities, organizations can improve their search ranking and thereby reach a larger interested audience.
Check if your site is mobile friendly below:
Facebook has begun rolling out a tool that'll enable nonprofits to create campaign fundraisers on their site. This will allow friends and followers to donate money within Facebook itself.
In tests, Facebook noted the nonprofit-created fundraiser pages that performed best were those that included compelling human-interest stories. "We need to create more personal channels for the fundraiser creators to communicate with potential donors.”
It is a great tool for non profits to be able to utilize. Facebook is the #1 time spent site on the internet. Another reason to gear up your social program. We’re here to help!
Find out how to add a Donate button on your page below: