Seven Tips for Facebook Albums that Tell Stories

We’ve all clicked through someone’s “album” on Facebook, many times from beginning to end. Nonprofit organizations, Churches and Missionaries too can and should use the Facebook Album as a resource for telling a story. It’s tempting to always upload photos quickly through your phone to simply the “wall”, and while this has its advantages (especially when posting a single photo …

Eight Tips for Missionary Newsletters

The newsletter (or in today’s world, the email newsletter), is a staple for every missionary – in fact, I would say this dates back to the days of Paul (as many consider his letter to Romans a “fundraising” letter, validating his ministry in hopes of reaching Spain). If you are a missionary, you probably write these every few weeks, or …

10 Tips for Making Social Media Personal

Too often nonprofits (and businesses alike) use their social media presence as just another advertising avenue. It’s a constant stream of promotional materials, a one-way street delivering content to viewers. Those organizations are missing out on the true power of social media – interaction and relationship. Social Media is not simply a digital billboard where you post photos and statuses sharing …

Event Followup

So you’ve just had a successful fundraising event. Whether it’s a formal gala, a golf tournament, a bowling night or something new and exciting everyone left the event energized and ready to partner with you to fulfill your mission! The next day, after some rest, your team is ready to wind down a little and enjoy a few relaxing days …