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Nonprofit Video Experts Share Tips & Tools: #501TechNYC (Part 1)

Getting Attention

It’s so challenging for nonprofits to get video right, especially with limited budgets and bandwidth. That’s Why us and why now?

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Get More Video Views & Shares: #501TechNYC (Part 2)

Getting Attention

Here’s more of what I learned from them: What’s Happening with Video at. This video has been viewed 5 million times on Facebook !

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Video Making for Fun and For (Non)Profits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Video may not be the most widely used marketing channel, but it is definitely one of the fastest growing. Sean King.

Creative Fundraising: The Groundhog Day Campaign

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here is the video message from Executive Director Bert Winkel, which appeared on the House of Charity website. IFRAME Embed for Youtube.

Strong Emotions Drive Online Video

The Agitator

It’s Friday, and online video watching normally spikes on Fridays. Maybe a good day to talk about online videos.

The Year Of The Nonprofit Video

The Agitator

Here is a fascinating look at the already hot nonprofit videos of 2014. ” Nonprofits … innately emotional and engaging?

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3 Steps to Video Annual Report Success: VolunteerMatch Case Study

Getting Attention

I dug into VolunteerMatch’s recent annual report in video format the minute it reached my inbox. What kind of feedback are you getting?

‘No Sale’ Oxfam Video

The Agitator

Agitators readers know I’m a sucker for online videos to deliver important messages and sell causes and charities.

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Using Videos For Retention

The Agitator

Here are some suggestions about using videos to encourage retention from Peter Reynolds at For the Record Productions in Toronto, relayed via fundraising firm Hilborn. Actually, Peter believes all the various videos a nonprofit should have in its repertoire can contribute to retaining donors. Charity: Water.

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Marketing for Nonprofits

This is a BEAUTIFUL example of creativity at work in promoting a nonprofit - in this case the AARP.

DoGooder Video Awards

The Agitator

Best of Nonprofit Video Award — Follow the Frog (Rainforest Alliance). Funny for Good Award — No Joke. Watch and learn!

Nonprofit Video Awards Announced

The Agitator

The 2014 DoGooder Video Awards have just been announced. Each of the winning videos can be viewed here. Topic: The steps.

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A creative way to thank your donors: The video

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Ingrid kindly agreed to my sharing her email to me and this video. Katya—had to share this great video my alma mater, Davidson College just sent out as a thank you for meeting our 60% participation goal for 9 years straight. Your donors give you gifts. What’s the gift you give back? It should be gratitude. Enjoy! Katya

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Social Media Video Primer

The Agitator

Especially if you work in a small nonprofit, you’ll find this video presentation by Tim Bete – 19 ways nonprofits can use social media to connect with donors — quite helpful. But he’s found creative ways to leverage limited time and budget to put his organization on the online map. Don’t have time. 4.

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Better Donor Communications, Or Creative Destruction?

The Agitator

We have to report back diligently in newsletters, thank you letters, videos on charity websites, social media posts, PR efforts, and other means.”

Video Lifts Email Response

The Agitator

The other day I saw this item claiming that “marketers using video in email have increased their click-through and conversion rates, and are generating forty percent higher monthly revenue than those that do not use video.” But also wise to test video in your email. ” 40% higher revenue. You can download here.

The Top 4 Tips for Nonprofit Video Projects

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The author readies for a video shoot. " A strategy is important because it''ll guide you as you decide who you want to collaborate with creatively, which content to include in your nonprofit film, the spokespeople to use on-camera, the budget for your project, and many other critical decisions. Credit: Havey Productions. 1.

Video Testimonials

The Agitator

From, some encouragement to use — you guessed it — video testimonials. You know I’m an online video fan. I’d like to see your video testimonial … go on, show me what you’ve got! communications creativity Don't Miss these Posts online fundraising online video

Video treat: Take 18 minutes to be creatively renewed

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Long weekends are a great time to get back in touch with your creative side, which tends to get stamped out in meetings and inbox inundations during the week. Treat yourself today to 18 minutes of creative inspiration from Tor Myhren. Tor, a fellow daydreamer, would most likely advise you to do the same. Enjoy

Inspire With Video

The Agitator

Speaking from a fundraising perspective, I love online videos. Crowdfunding pages that are promoted by a video raise 4 times as many donations.

Producing Nonprofit Video: Q&A with WithinReach, Part 2

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Producing Nonprofit Video: Q&A with WithinReach, Part 1

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Content Marketing Creative Ideas Online Marketing Photography Social Networking Storytelling VideoWe've Moved! Update your Reader Now. This feed has moved to: [link] Update your reader now with this changed subscription address to get your latest updates from us. We've Moved! Update your Reader Now.

YouTube Nonprofit Video Contest

The Agitator

Regular Agitator readers know I’m a big fan of online videos to support nonprofit fundraising and communications.

Three things that makes a great video (get out the hanky)

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Copyblogger posted this lovely video from Hope for Paws , an animal rescue organization. Can’t see it? Go here.).

Quick and Easy Slideshow Videos

Social Media Bird Brain

So being creative often has to take a back seat to getting things done. Picovico is a tool you can use for putting together short videos without a lot of investment in time. Add music Create the video. video quick tool small nonprofits Facebook slideshow easyRunning a small nonprofit takes a lot of time. Choose a theme.

#Development: Make The Nonprofit Video – Don’t Sweat The ‘Viral’

Non Profit Marketing 360

’ series, though, is to make your video brief, friendly, perhaps a bit off-kilter, and don’t worry about whether the video goes viral.

Creative inspiration and a nekkid man’s essence

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

hope you liked yesterday’s video. Today, I offer further inspiration, this time from Tricia Rose Burt. find this seriously refreshing.

Using Video To Support Your Cause

The Agitator

Here’s a short piece — with great examples — from the Chronicle of Philanthropy on using online video to engage your donors and generate new support. Don't Miss these Posts charities communications creativity fun issue fundraising nonprofits online fundraising online publishing online videoGood stuff.

Virtual Reality and Nonprofit Marketing – A New Way to Engage Donors

J Campbell Social Marketing

Simultaneously, the viewer can manipulate the video to view education in Ghana from the point of view of one of the students. James, MBA.

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12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #1 Truly Personalised Video Thanking

Giving in a Digital World

First-off, something that I started to see fundraisers doing last year but which I think we will see a whole lot more of in the future: Truly Personalised Video Thanking. The creation of these 250 short personalised videos clearly involved a lot of effort. Great for driving both brand awareness and consideration.

Reasons I Don’t Use Instagram [And Why They Are Silly]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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Seth on Education

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Every once in a while I simply embed a single video as a blog post. Compliment Videos creativity education educational system school seth godi

Social Media Takeovers: 6 Nonprofits That Gave It Up for Good (PLUS: 6 Tips for Getting it Right)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

video posted by @glaad on Mar 21, 2015 at 4:05pm PDT. Image Source: p/dzN6Vp. Find the Right Person. Maybe. SFMOMA.

Creating Your Nonprofit’s Version of the #IceBucketChallenge

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

” and “Why can’t we get our supporters to make videos of themselves about our cause and share them with their friends?”

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

For more ideas on using videos, Lori Jacobwith gives us an Awesome Example of Using Technology to Keep Supporters Engaged. See you next week!

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The Perfect Thank You

The Agitator

Click the screen shot ( or here ) to view the video and see its website context. Does it get any better than this?! 1. Repeat cycle.

#VIDEO: Freelance Producers Wanted for Brooklyn Independent Television. Stipend Offered.

Non Profit Marketing 360

Jonathan Lief, Associate Producer said that “our stories generally run from 4 to 7 minutes long, depending on the show. We pay $225 per package.

Quirky, Kooky, and Off-Beat Nonprofit Marketing and Fundraising

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to get creative, people. NOAH did a great job covering the event in real time on their Facebook page with staff  video updates.

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Support Your Small Nonprofit's Social Media Supporters

Social Media Bird Brain

video ROI creativity support sharing nanowrimo engagement NaNoWriMo provides a lot of support to those idiotic brave enough to try to write a 50,000 word novel in one month. You can get writing buddies, there are sprints, meet-ups, pep-talks, virtual get-togethers, and writing advice on all topics.

Get Inspired & Guided – DoGooder Nonprofit Video Award Winners

Getting Attention

Stop RIGHT NOW and watch these four videos – this year’s winners of the 5th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. These awards went to four incredible organizations in recognition of their creating the best nonprofit videos of the past year. Here is clear, how-to guidance on creating your video ! Video