For a nonprofit organization, making TikTok ads more engaging requires a combination of creativity, authenticity, and a clear call-to-action.

Start by understanding the TikTok culture. The platform values authenticity and creativity over polished, professional videos. Use this to your advantage by creating ads that tell a compelling story. Highlight the people you’re helping, the work you’re doing, and the impact your organization is making.

Use the power of emotion to drive engagement. Share success stories, behind-the-scenes looks, or interviews with those impacted by your organization’s work. By pulling at the heartstrings of viewers, you’ll encourage them to learn more about your cause and potentially take action.

Another way to boost engagement is by leveraging user-generated content. Encourage your supporters to create their own TikToks about why they support your cause, using a specific branded hashtag. Not only will this provide you with content to share, but it can also increase visibility and trust for your organization.

Challenges are incredibly popular on TikTok. Creating a branded hashtag challenge around your cause can increase awareness and engagement. For example, you could challenge users to do something symbolic related to your mission, like planting a tree for an environmental nonprofit.

Don’t forget the power of a clear call-to-action. Whether you’re asking viewers to donate, volunteer, or simply share your content, make sure your CTA is simple and direct.

Finally, consider partnering with influencers who align with your mission. They can help amplify your message to a larger audience, increasing your ad’s reach and engagement.

By adopting these strategies, you can make your TikTok ads more engaging, raising awareness and support for your nonprofit organization.

Chase Sagum

Chase Sagum

CEO of Sagum