Facebook unveiled a “Donate Now” button this week to make it much easier for non-profits to take contributions on Facebook, at NO CHARGE to the nonprofit or the donor! However, this allows Facebook to collect credit card numbers and other billing info for Facebook users that could mean millions for its ecommerce and gaming initiatives.
Facebook Launches New 100% Free Donate Button for Nonprofits
Google’s New Mobile Tool for Nonprofit Fundraising – One Today
This week, Google launched One Today, its latest offering as part of the Google for Nonprofits program. (If you’re not a part of this program, it’s free and easy to sign up–if you’re a 501(c)3, you need to do it!
The Social Media Fundraising Formula: How Nonprofits Can Raise More Money Using the Internet
I have seen nonprofits cautiously embrace social media over the last five years, but they still aren’t completely sure how to use it for fundraising. This session will teach you how, and help you get you Executive Director and Board of Directors excited too! We’ll look at successful social media fundraising campaigns, and some not-so-successful […]
The Best Way for Nonprofits to Accept Credit Cards in Person – An Alternative to Square Up or Paypal Here
If your organization is not accepting credit cards onsite—for adoption fees, donations, spay/neuter or vaccination fees, boarding costs, service payments or anything else—you’re missing out on a big source of revenue. I have used Paypal Here, Square and PhoneSwipe extensively, all in the animal rescue field. I recommend PhoneSwipe, hands down. Here’s why.
Free Petfinder Plugin for WordPress
TheSocialAnimal.com has developed a WordPress Plugin that will enable any website to display featured animal(s) from Petfinder.com in a variety of different ways.
Need Suggestions for Donation Vehicles that Do Not Require Bank Accounts
I need suggestions for city, county and parish shelters to be able to accept donations online that do NOT require bank account information to be linked to the account.
How to recover or claim a Facebook page that belongs to you, but someone else owns or controls
If you need to claim a page or place that belongs to you, but you don’t have control over it, watch this video for help on what to do and how to actually email to a person at Facebook.
How to add a donate button (or other custom content) to your Facebook page (Timeline Layout)
This video shows you how to use a static iFrame app (it’s okay if you have no idea what that is!) to put custom content on your Facebook page–like a donate button, a list of adoptable pets, a volunteer application or anything you want! It’s slow, step-by-step and walks you through the entire process.
Facebook Now Allows Different Page Admin Roles; Scheduling of Posts
Facebook’s new features released today allow brand pages to assign specific duties to multiple page admins, each with varying degrees of permissions. Enclosed is a chart that outlines the new roles of manager, content creator, moderator, advertiser and insights analyst. Facebook will also now allow pages to schedule posts–for past or future times.
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