Webinar | Using social media to sign up supporters

Amy and Jenny hosted a webinar all about using social media to help your cause ahead of Christmas. They talk about: How to inspire your audience The difference between a Facebook page, person or profile Telling your story Social media fundraising tools Scheduling posts Don’t forget to check out the fundraising tools Jenny demonstrated. The other Read More …

Facebook adds new “donate now” button for charities and good causes

Great news for our easyfundraising good causes! Facebook have rolled out a new “Donate Now” call to action button, which you can add to your cause’s Facebook page and any link adverts you run. You don’t need to add any payment details, or awkward tabs – you simply provide the webpage link to your online Read More …

Share your #PetHates to win a £100 donation

Do you know a discourteous dog, feral feline or rude rodent? We all love our pets but sometimes they can be real jerks! Now’s the time to get your Pet Hates off your chest! It could bag you a £100 donation for your cause and £100 to spend online at Waitrose Pet. Here’s what you Read More …

#FridayFund

Here at easyfundraising we like to make fundraising as easy as possible! They say a picture (or video?) tells a thousand words, which is why we want to give you the opportunity to spread the word and celebrate the greatness of your cause! We’re excited to announce our weekly #FridayFund giveaway on social media. Every Read More …

Exeter Leukaemia Fund – How we made “Social” work for us…

This week’s guest blog comes from Jayne Mills and Katie Hall from Exeter Leukaemia Fund about the importance of using social media in fundraising campaigns. “Last summer we set ourselves the challenge of placing 100 new collection boxes around the South West. As an added twist we decided to concentrate the marketing for the challenge Read More …

Social Media Fundraising Case Study – Telford and Wrekin CVS

Our guest post this week comes from Kath Fackrall from Telford & Wrekin CVS, explaining how they make use of social media. “Let me introduce you to the BASIS Project.  BASIS is the first Big Lottery Fund programme to focus solely on developing voluntary and community sector infrastructure. The whole purpose is to recruit, support and Read More …

How social media can help you raise more

How can social media help my cause? Social media can be a great tool for good causes and particularly small ones who probably don’t have a large fundraising budget – or even have one at all! Social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook are free and that’s what makes them such a valuable resource for causes. Read More …

Twitter for fundraisers

This is a guest article from Graham Richards, a freelance legacy fundraiser and social media champion for charities & businesses. Did you know that Twitter is a far more powerful search engine than Google or easysearch when it comes to searching for people? Most people turn first to Google or easysearch when wanting to make an online Read More …

Reviving your online community

We’re pleased to have a guest post by John Haydon from Inbound Zombie,  a social media strategy firm helping non-profits build communities and increase awareness online. Read more from John at http://www.johnhaydon.com/   If your organisation has an online community, you probably spent hundreds of hours planning it and thousands of pounds building it. And before that, you had countless Read More …