Entries by Briana Milligan

How to: Collect signatures and grow your Facebook page

How one nonprofit collected hundreds of thousands of signatures and greatly grew their Facebook page through consistent daily posting, social actions and lots of hard work. 1,000 Days Meet 1,000 Days, the leading nonprofit organization working in the U.S. and around the world to improve nutrition and ensure women and children have the healthiest first […]

Manage your Facebook comments with ActionSprout

Being part of the conversation just got easier! If you’re not actively reading, responding to and managing the comments on your Facebook posts, you’re missing out on a huge opportunity to build a community and relationships with your supporters. We’re excited to introduce Comments Inbox, a new tool in ActionSprout to help you manage your […]

July: Giving Tuesday Strategy

This guide is part of a series of guides designed to get your nonprofit ready for #GivingTuesday. If you haven’t read the first guide in the series, we strongly suggest that you start there, as the following guide will then make more sense. Last time, we discussed the strategy of content curation and how to […]

Facebook polls can increase engagement and collect supporter email

Facebook is a powerful platform for communities and the sharing of ideas. Here’s how one nonprofit tapped into that power through the use of a poll campaign, while collecting supporters’ names and email addresses. Start Empathy Meet Start Empathy! An initiative of Ashoka, Start Empathy is a community of individuals and institutions dedicated to building […]

Top 16 Facebook FAQs from the Nonprofit Sector

ActionSprout works with nonprofits of all sizes and causes across the globe. Here are the questions they most frequently asked about Facebook. Chances are they asked some of the same questions you’re dying to know the answer to, too! Let’s dive in, shall we? How can I increase the organic reach and engagement of my […]

Local nonprofit finds success in Facebook fundraising

Facebook can be a powerful platform for fundraising and social good. Here’s how one local nonprofit ran a successful fundraising campaign on Facebook — and found a puppy a new family! Lifeline Puppy Rescue Meet Lifeline Puppy Rescue, a Colorado no-kill puppy rescue that saves puppies under 12 weeks old from shelters or other rescuers […]

400% increase in organic reach after one week of content curation

If you’re not already practicing content curation on your nonprofit’s Facebook Page, you absolutely should be! Content curation is the practice of finding and sharing high-performing content from other Pages. This practice allows you to post more often and increases your Page’s reach and engagement. This case study shows the effects it had on Northshore […]

Introduction and June Strategy

With six months to go, you’re probably not thinking about #GivingTuesday just yet. But if you plan on taking full advantage of the day, you’ll want to start preparing now. With such a huge event on the horizon, putting in some time and effort now will pay off greatly when the day comes. Setting the […]