Category Archives: Social Media Tips

A Community Fundraising with Facebook Success Story: Interview with Jill O’Herlihy of Mental Health Ireland

Late last year, Facebook waived the fees on their built-in fundraising function, and started to heavily push the concept of birthday fundraisers to users. Some charities have seen some great results with this new function, including Mental Health Ireland, who have had over 250 people run fundraisers on Facebook for their cause since late last […]

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Top Tips for Facebook Live

  Facebook have implemented a new regime which means that content from brands, businesses and organisations will be suppressed and not appear in the main News Feed.  In the announcement of these changes, Facebook said that content that invites community discussion and interaction will be favoured, and that includes Facebook Live video.  Facebook Live can […]

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Big news from Facebook – new fundraising features for non-profits

Some major news for non-profits from Facebook – they’re expanding their Facebook Fundraising function to a wider range of countries (including Ireland), and are giving 100% of donations raised directly to the benefiting charities: Facebook are apparently processing a huge backlog of applications from charities to receive funds on this platform; only a small number […]

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The Most Useful Animated Gifs I’ve Ever Seen – from Dark Horse Analytics

I’m torn between being incredibly impressed at this series of content guides from information designers Dark Horse Analytics, and furious that I didn’t think of them myself. It’s a series on their blog called ‘Remove to Improve’, which provides some solid, easy-to-follow design advice on how to make your data look more attractive and easier […]

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