The online platform has emerged as one of the most reliable advertisement forums for most businesses across all industries. This attribute is mostly associated with the increased number of people accessing the internet at any given time. It has become equally suitable for nonprofit events. Some people consult online services like PerfectEssay which can assist in ensuring high turnout to your events.   

Social Media

Social media platforms are powerful tools that help organizations gain and maintain support. Their effectiveness is significantly dependent on the length of time one takes to build a social media presence which is usually an involved process. For instance, if you are planning to promote an event online, it is most advisable to first establish your image and brand instead of rushing at the eleventh hour. Afterwards, you can focus on the event itself by sharing relevant content, photos, and logistics to make it attractive and enable people to register. You can post the event across social media networks to reach a broader audience. Tools like Meet Edgar, HubSpot, and Hootsuite, come in handy in scheduling your content across diverse platforms such as:

·      Facebook

·      LinkedIn

·      Instagram

·      Twitter

·      Snapchat

Email Marketing

Email marketing has been used by large institutions to direct the public’s attention toward nonprofit events. Strategy starts by sending a short introductory email to potential participants where you ask them to save that event date. At a later date, remind them of any developments that are critical to the event and other relevant details. Notably, some people tend to concentrate more on emails than other forms of communication and can access such information at their leisure using mobile phones. The included stories and periodic updates need to be detailed enough to inform your audience about the material facts they require beforehand. Also, include appropriate links that lead readers to social media pages and websites that contain more insight into the event.

Press Releases

Unlike email marketing, which is sent directly to potential readers, a press release targets journalists. The press release should be engaging and captivating by using a compelling story. A typical release goes out two or three weeks prior to an event.

Word of Mouth

Your existing supporters form your first line of brand ambassadors, who are most likely to share your information with their associates. Based on their positive experience and relationship with you, these people believe in your mission, know you, and have a feeling of allegiance to your work. You may consider asking these supporters to invite high-worth individuals, volunteers, or other key individuals to your event. Additionally, you could invite influencers and benefit from their fanbase, who in turn share your event to their social media platforms like Instagram. Some organizations reach out to promotional online services like Some of the most sought-after influencers include:

·      Community personalities with a given claim to fame

·      Games personalities

·      Bloggers

·      Organization executives

Use Google Grants

Many people are unaware of the vast innovative ways they can use Google Grants. For example, you may consider launching a fundraising drive but are concerned about its promotion. Through Google Grants, you will reach a particular audience of interest who see your ad at the search of specific keywords. First, you will need to identify specific keywords that people characteristically search. Here, getting the best results requires that you segment your ad accordingly. A well-thought-out and relevant thematic keyword can lead to attracting numerous guests to your event. Additionally, you should consider using targeting functionality. Clearly, you need to prepare your landing page by making it as compelling as possible so visitors are not just informed about the event, but become motivated to attend.

Local Media

Forming partnerships with the local media is vital in reaching a wider audience and promoting an event’s coverage. The rise of social media have diverted people’s attention from the traditional forms of advertising of nonprofit events. The local press includes state/city magazines, online community bulletins, as well as local news and radio stations. Journalists for these outlets are continuously searching for ideas to help them create their next big story. Send them a personalized, compelling press release, and they can become a partner in helping promote this and even future events.  

Calls to Action

The most familiar call to action is a statement at the end of an email. This can include a link to your website that in turn features a series of photos and or video highlighting the event. An ideal call to action should be succinct and impactful.

In conclusion, the online platform remains an excellent vehicle to market events. Nonprofits can integrate the tips above and leverage the cost-effective online strategies to effectively promote your events.  

Christopher Mansfield is a content writer at Perfectessay. He creates, edits and manages the production of digital and print content that is consistent with the organization’s brand, style, and tone. Christopher works closely with the internal marketing team to ensure timely delivery of content via various marketing channels and mediums. He also develops and maintains an editorial calendar. He contributes to the webinar program to further thought leadership campaigns for different market segments.

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