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Sample Social Media Posts

Twitter

  • Are you ready to be a part of NEA Baptist Day of Giving? It’s a day to celebrate all the good going on in our communities!
  • Mark your calendars for October 29th. It will be a day for everyone to support our campaign at https://www.neabaptistgiving.org. #neabaptistgiving
  • We’re getting pumped for the NEA Baptist Day of Giving! Join the conversation by following @NEA Baptist and liking the NEA Baptist and NEA  Baptist Charitable Foundation FB pages!
  • Get ready to get up and give for #neabaptistdayofgiving on October 29th! Follow @NEA Baptist to stay updated on the giving movement!
  • A little can go a long way when we get together and give together on October 29th for #neabaptistdayofgiving! Join the movement!
  • “I don't think you ever stop giving. I really don't. I think it's an on-going process.” – Oprah Winfrey. Let’s keep the giving going for #neabaptistdayofgiving!
  • “My hope is to leave the world a little better for having been there.” – Jim Henson. What will you give to make the world better? #neabaptistdayofgiving

Facebook

  • Save the date: #neabaptistdayofgiving is October 29th! You can be part of the celebration by giving to your favorite nonprofit (which we know is us!). Visit https://www.neabaptistgiving.org to find out more.
  • The real success of NEA Baptist Day of Giving  will not be how much money we raise but the tremendous impact those dollars will have on our community! Join the giving on October 29th at https://www.neabaptistgiving.org.
  • NEA Baptist Day of Giving will be a historic day for everyone in our community to GIVE BIG! You can learn more about the NEA Baptist Day of Giving and support our campaign at https://www.neabaptistgiving.org. #neabaptistdayofgiving
  • We’re so excited to be a part of #neabpatistdayofgiving! You can support our campaign by visiting https://www.neabaptistgiving.org and donating on October 29th.#neabaptistdayofgiving
  • On October 29th you will have 18 hours to give where your heart is! To support our campaign, go to https://www.neabaptistgiving.org. #neabaptistdayofgiving

Facebook Tips

Looking to get the word out with Facebook? This guide will help you get started and on the road to creating a successful strategy.

Below is a list of ways you can begin engaging your community for the NEA Baptist Day of Giving!

Get started by liking the NEA Baptist and NEA Baptist Charitable Foundation FB pages. This will allow you to get updates, important information and tips for the NEA Baptist Day of Giving. 

Promote your Facebook page. Include a link to your Facebook page on your website’s homepage, newsletters, emails...basically everywhere and anywhere. Ask your staff members, board members, volunteers, and donors to like the page and help you promote it.

In your personal account, tag the page and ask your Facebook friends to check it out. Ask employees and board members to do the same.

Talk it up! Post interesting information about your organization and share success stories and photos. Ask your followers questions to engage them in dialogue. Remember to keep posts brief! You don’t want to lose your audience by presenting lengthy updates.

Tell everyone about the NEA Baptist Day of Giving. Be sure to tell people what it is all about by using some of the suggested messaging above. Let them know how they can donate and ask them to spread the word.

Create a Facebook event. Invite your constituents to be part of the NEA Baptist Day of Giving so that they can be reminded as the day gets closer AND see who else is participating. Also, tell people to invite others. It doesn’t matter whether or not you are hosting an event onsite; the whole day is worth celebration!

Do all of the above and repeat...again and again and again.


Twitter Tips

Want to quickly engage donors and share information about your fundraising efforts? Twitter is instant and efficient! If you’re new to Twitter, they offer a getting started guide for newbies.

Below you will find a few tips to help you have success.

Follow @NEABaptist’s Twitter account. Go to @NEABaptist and click the Follow button. Now you can begin receiving and sharing information about the NEA Baptist Day of Giving.

Follow other organizations and people. The organizations you follow should be those that you work with or who inspire you and your constituents. You may also consider following past donors, board members, volunteers and other community leaders.

Tell your followers that you are participating in the NEA Baptist Day of Giving. Tell your followers about the campaign and begin to build a story around the funds you’d like to support. 

Use Hashtags and Handles. Whenever you share information include the @NEABaptist handle and #neabaptistdayofgiving to further spread your organization’s words. Show that you are a part of the NEA Baptist Day of Giving by using the hashtag in all of your tweets. People who are interested in a particular event, person or business will follow the hashtag to stay up-to-date on any conversations around their topic of interest.

Don’t just follow! Become a part of the conversation. Let people know that you are out there and engaged. Respond to tweets like you are holding a conversation. You never know where this may lead.

Share pictures, videos and interesting content. Twitter is not just about your ‘words’. Pictures and videos draw people in, and sharing interesting articles about what you and others are doing shows that you are part of a community.

More Tips

Tweet, retweet and tweet again! (Especially on the day of NEA Baptist Day of Giving)


Instagram Tips

Looking to harness the power of visual communication? Take advantage of the ability to communicate with your potential supporters with impactful images and catchy captions. Never used Instagram? Check out Instagram’s “Getting Started on Instagram” guide to setup your account now!

Here’s your Instagram checklist:

Follow @neabaptist on Instagram. Head to https://www.instagram.com/neabaptist/ to “Follow” the activity around the NEA Baptist Day of Giving.

Connect your Instagram and Facebook accounts. Make sure that your Instagram posts are automatically posted on Facebook. Connecting Facebook and Instagram harnesses the power of both social media platforms at once and allows you to reach a wider audience.

Find powerful images. People-centric, positive images will help you draw in new followers. Focus on sharing images that speak to your organization’s mission and your target audience. Canva.com is a great way to take your own photographs or a stock image to the next level. If you want to include important dates, statistics, or quotes, Canva lets you add text right on top of the image as well as providing you with a suite of photo editing tools.

Socialize! Like your supporters’ posts, and consider re-sharing posts that stand out and speak to your cause. Showcasing the stories and individuals that propel your organization’s mission will help you gain more followers, recognition, and traction in advance of the day.

Use the #neabaptistdayofgiving hashtag, in addition to other creative hashtags. 3-5 hashtags per post is the sweet spot. Start with a branded or specific hashtag--like a tagline or fun phrase. 

Create a regular schedule for posting. We recommend posting at least 2-3 times per week to stay in your supporters feeds! If you integrate your Instagram posts with Facebook, you’ll want to consider how your Instagram posts will fit in with your other scheduled Facebook posts. Consider making posts that show a chronological history - such as building a playground or rehabbing an animal back to health.

Host an activity. Photo contests are a great way to include your supporters and make your posts more interactive! “Tag a friend” posts, ask your supporters to tag a friend in a post that you’d like to gain more traction in. 

Have fun! Instagram is a really playful platform, and the perfect opportunity to let the unique personalities, humor and convictions of your organization shine through your photos, captions and hashtags! Instagram is a fantastic opportunity to relate to your supporters, showing them who you are and what you stand for.