Fundraising on Social Media: Planning your Content Strategy

Many non-profits are struggling with pivoting to online fundraising as their traditional methods of fundraising are being cancelled or postponed until after the pandemic. In this three part, “Outside the Box, Fundraising on Social Media” series, Kristi Fickert from 30 Lines Marketing and I share top fundraising and social media tools, as well as getting started with … More Fundraising on Social Media: Planning your Content Strategy

Why Your Video Probably Won’t Go Viral

Video is a powerful medium for storytelling. As companies compete for attention many are turning to video production to try to build brand equity and increase inbound web traffic.  Content developers are increasingly asked to make “viral videos” for their clients, and corporate media departments are struggling to keep up with the workload and the … More Why Your Video Probably Won’t Go Viral

Fundraising on Social Media: Top Scheduling, Analytics, and Design Tools

Many non-profits are struggling with pivoting to online fundraising as their traditional events and methods of fundraising are cancelled. In this three part, “Outside the Box, Fundraising on Social Media” series, Kristi Fickert from 30 Lines Marketing and I share top fundraising and social media tools, as well as getting started with a content plan … More Fundraising on Social Media: Top Scheduling, Analytics, and Design Tools

Fundraising on Social Media: Top Tools for Collecting Donations

It’s becoming increasingly difficult for non-profits to be successful using traditional methods of fundraising, such as large, in-person events, dinners, auctions, etc. In most of our communities, our non-profits are struggling. In light of this, our local county foundation asked Kristi Fickert, Senior VP of Engagement and Growth from 30 Lines Marketing, and me to … More Fundraising on Social Media: Top Tools for Collecting Donations

How to Build a Content Calendar | Social Media Management

Many of my clients are concerned about the amount of time they will need to spend creating and searching for content to share with their communities. Writing original content through blog posts can be time-consuming. Searching for and curating content to share is also a time investment, especially if done without a plan. My post … More How to Build a Content Calendar | Social Media Management

How to Handle Negative Comments on your Social Media Accounts

Early in my career, I had the privilege of working with a group of young leaders on strategies for using social media for business. During our lively discussion, they expressed a common concern they hear from new clients: the fear of negative posts on their pages. In my work, I’ve seen these fears keep businesses … More How to Handle Negative Comments on your Social Media Accounts

How to Take Leadership of your Company’s Social Media Strategy

One of the most challenging aspects of running social media for a large organization can be coordinating and facilitating communications between departments in the company. It’s easy for the social media manager to become siloed, or, if you don’t have buy-in from all departments, it can be difficult or impossible to get the information you … More How to Take Leadership of your Company’s Social Media Strategy

How to Work With a Social Media Manager

Successful social media communities require strong leadership behind a careful, organized strategy. If you’ve decided to invest in a social media consultant, analyst, strategist, or anyone else with the word “social media” in their title, keep in mind these thoughts as you move forward with executing your plan. Here are my tips for how to … More How to Work With a Social Media Manager