How To Promote Your Fundraiser Campaign On Social Media
With over 3.96 billion daily active users, social media has become one of the major platforms for event marketers to promote their upcoming events.
Like any brand or business, a nonprofit organization needs to promote an upcoming fundraiser event on social media to attain its desired results.
Social media is an extremely popular platform for building long-lasting relationships with the users of the platforms. These users have the potential to become your audience and give you maximum participation.
When we think of social media promotions, we cannot miss out on how highly social media campaigns are leveraged by all businesses. If you are a nonprofit organization and are clueless about how to run a successful fundraiser campaign on social media, then you have landed at the right place.
Continue reading the blog till the end, and you will get to know more about the steps in which you can promote your fundraising campaign on the platform. Also, you will get to know about things you need to keep into consideration.
Let’s get started!
Make A Proper Plan
Before running a campaign on social media, it is important to create a proper plan and strategy. You need to look out for a few things and indulge in introspection to understand a few things before implementing the campaign.
Start by asking yourself a few questions – like the purpose behind conducting the campaign, your objectives, and determine your target audience.
Once you are done with understanding your objectives, you need to start with a few prerequisites.
Start by giving a title to your campaign. Following this, you need to create an appropriate hashtag for your campaign. It would help if you determined the time duration of the campaign.
Also, always remember to be consistent with the postings on social media to keep your target audience hooked to the campaign.
Lastly, if you have a proper team assisting you to run the campaign, you can distribute the tasks and duties to each team member to ensure the smooth running of the campaign.
Run The Campaign On Relevant Platforms
The second most important thing you need to keep in mind is to shortlist the social media platforms to run the campaign. You can do this by leveraging advanced analytics to understand how active your target audience is on the platform.
If the target audience for your campaign is the younger generation, then you need to utilize platforms like Snapchat & Instagram. A wide range of age groups uses other platforms like Facebook, YouTube, Twitter.
By targeting your audience on the right social media platforms, you will be able to run the campaign more effectively, increasing your chances of getting desired results.
Collaborate With Influencers
When we talk about social media and its significance, we cannot ignore that Influencers can be an event marketer’s best friend!
Influences are called influencers since they can influence the mindset of their followers.
Over the years, Influencer marketing has become a different segment altogether. You can collaborate with a famous influencer on social media, and they will be able to promote your event much effectively and to a wider audience.
Make sure that you collaborate with an influencer with a good number of followers so that more people are aware of your campaign and your noble cause reaches a wider audience. Even though collaboration with an influencer can be expensive, it would be worth it once you notice positive results.
Visuals are much more effective and descriptive than words. Videos can garner 10 times more attention from the audience than their text counterparts.
They can work amazingly well for storytelling and tapping into the emotional quotient of social media users. You can create videos comprising of why the users need to contribute and how their contributions would make a difference in society.
The videos can also include snippets of your work on the ground and how your nonprofit works relentlessly to collect donations for those in dire need.
Display Your Gratitude
Once you start getting the desired response and donations from your audience, you need to showcase your gratitude to them.
When you reach a desired amount of donations, you can create a post dedicated to the donors. This will further urge the other users to donate as well.
Social media is a great way to promote your fundraising efforts by running a campaign. With such a large number of social media users, the platform surely offers nonprofit organizations an opportunity to garner sufficient attention from potential donors.
We have reached the end of the blog and are quite positive that you must be all pumped up to try out these incredible strategies in your next virtual fundraising event campaign.