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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 Changes to Google Grants – Some Good, Some Scary!

They’re all at it – after the new features for non-profits at Facebook last week, now Google have announced some significant new rules for their Ad Grant accounts. Details here: https://www.en.advertisercommunity.com/t5/Google-Ad-Grants/Ad-Grants-policies-updated/td-p/1539306# Phil McMinn of Torchbox* summarised the changes on the ECF list: All Google Ad Grants accounts must maintain a 5% click-through rate (CTR) each month. The […]

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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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