Promoting your event on social media Social Media Top Tips Social media is an amazing way to reach a large audience and can boost all of your fundraising efforts. Here are a few handy tips that will make the most of your social media when promoting your fundraising. 1. Choose the social media platforms that work for you. This might sound obvious, but choose a social media platform that you are comfortable with. 2. Promote with your personalityWhen using social media to promote your fundraising, you should never be afraid to inject your personality into your posts. 3. Always use pictures and videos to increase engagementWe have all been scrolling through Facebook and stopped at a video or picture that has caught our eye. 4. Using live streamingLive streaming your event is a great way to engage with your audience and make donors feel like they are a part of the event. 5. Updates are essential Don’t forget to celebrate your successes along the way! Set some fundraising benchmarks and post on your social media channels each time you meet one - make sure they are tied to the difference you’re making. 6. Thank your supportersThis is the most important tip when promoting your fundraising event through social media.