Using Facebook to Raise Money
Facebook is the largest online social networking site in the world. With billions of people constantly logging on and using their services it would be crazy not to take advantage of using Facebook to help you fundraise. Here are some fundraising ideas how to use Facebook to help fundraise.
Facebook offers many different advantages for fundraising, this is because of the many different features available with Facebook. The most simple and commonly used feature on Facebook is a status update. This is because it is easy to do and everyone can see it, it is also very easy to link your fundraiser with your status update. To link your fundraiser simply copy and paste your fundraising page URL into your status box. Your fundraiser will automatically show up if done correctly and allow you to write a a comment about it for your friends to read.
If you want to get more creative with your Facebook fundraising you can start a fundraising event. This is also very easy to do, but will require you to be a little more creative with your fundraising. To create a fundraising event simply go to events, and select create a new event. You will then be directed through your event set up, and inviting your friends to support your fundraiser.
You can also use Facebook to keep your supporters up to date with your fundraising adventure by creating a Facebook group. Facebook groups are designed to gather people with a similar interest together around a common theme. You can invite your supporters to join your group, and keep them up to date with video updates, pictures, and simple status updates.