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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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Charity Videos Get Viewed

The Agitator

Yesterday I wrote about the march of online video into the media repertoire of mainstream America. Basically, everybody watches them, and an impressive and growing percentage of us originate our own video content and post it on the web … even if it’s just marking a friend’s wedding or our dog’s best trick.

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?

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.

A video to inspire you

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

million views, so many people have seen the kids at CHaD roaring! Wondering how you can make a video for your organization? With over 1.5

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Life Without Facebook ~ A View From Gen Y #1

Diva Marketing Blog

With multiple generations sharing photos, updates and videos Facebook might even be considered a the biggest digital family reunion ever! More than 800 million active users  has given  Facebook  the enviable status of the golden child of social networks. However, as with any 'family' sometimes you need a bit of a break. Some for forever.

Words vs Video

The Agitator

But now there’s video … but not just video … online video.

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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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Your Views On The ‘Trick Or Tweak’ Debate?

The Agitator

Use of a video? Could you resist reading an article titled: “Simple tweak could nearly double the amount you give to charity”? And what would be your first expectation of what that ‘tweak’ might be? matching gift offer? Some design/creative gimmick? breakthrough premium? magic word in the email subject line?

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3 Days Left to Vote & Learn: 16 Compelling Nonprofit Videos

Getting Attention

There are two reasons for you to review and vote on these videos (you can vote once daily for the next three days). Lights. Camera. Action.

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Online Video Grows, Driven By Mobile

The Agitator

billion ad views (average length, 40 seconds). All that amounted to 1,248 minutes of online viewing per viewer, or 20.8 What a surprise!

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.

5 fabulous video tips - and videos - from YouTubers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

They shared these tips, with examples from years past, about how to make a great video for your favorite cause or organization: 1. Get personal.

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Videos Boost E-Purchases. And Donations?

The Agitator

One item on my short ‘To do’ list for 2015 was mastering the use of online video. million video plays per quarter. In a survey of their clients, 88% reported an increase in conversion rates when video product pages were offered, compared to non-video pages. Moreover, for sites where videos.

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Video lessons in how to make a vast problem relatable

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

At the conference, See3, YouTube, NTEN and Cisco announced these videos were among the winners of the 2013 DoGooder Video Awards. Enjoy

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Interview With Alex Brown On "Non Glory" A Video Series

Diva Marketing Blog

Video is where many see the growth of digital media. settled on a video series, and YouTube as the platform. his love for horses.

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Video roars into 2011; Nonprofits, grab your videocam


If you don’t have any one on staff who knows how to shoot and edit video, you can easily find someone to do it for you at a reasonable rate.

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Have I Mentioned Online Video Before?

The Agitator

And, as an old-timer, who doesn’t yet watch videos on a smartphone, I’m sure my online video-viewing is at. Communications Media usage / trends Online fundraising and marketing premium

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Haiti one year on – the view from an online donor’s doormat

Giving in a Digital World

A year ago this month, along with millions of others world-wide, I donated online in response to the terrible earthquake that hit Haiti.

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Award-winning Nonprofit Videos

The Agitator

The 4th annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards were recently announced. The contest is sponsored by YouTube and See3 Communications, with support from the Case Foundation, Flip Video, and the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN). 800 nonprofits submitted 1360 videos for consideration. And the winners are: Post Carbon Institute.

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.

Top Online Videos Of 2014

The Agitator

If I were you, high on my ‘To Do’ list for 2015 would be stepping up my game with respect to online video presentation of what my nonprofit is all about, who it is helping, the issues it is confronting … its compelling stories. The least viewed of these video campaigns received almost 48 million views!

Have You Used Online Video Lately?

The Agitator

According to a new report from Pew Internet Research, 71% of online adults use video-sharing sites … indeed, when asked, 28% said they had viewed such a site “yesterday&#. That’s a heap of online video watching. hope you have online video in your workplan.

Online Video Engagement

The Agitator

A study from the Jun Group based on nearly eight million video ad views yields some interesting insights into how netizens are using this medium. surprise with respect to video ad engagement — highest engagement rate (i.e., taking action after viewing) from those age 55+. message, 92% for 60 sec.

2012 DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards. Have You Entered?

Selfish Giving

For six years now, the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards has been shining a spotlight on all the innovative ways that nonprofits use video.

Going from Gotcha Videos to Aha Videos

A. Fine Blog

The video was uploaded, went viral, and you know the rest. watched the video in astonishment. wondered why and then I began to worry.

Do you have a video? Submit it for an award!

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Now in its 6th year, the DoGooder Nonprofit video awards program is presented by See3 Communications and YouTube in association with Cisco and the Case Foundation. Canada and Australia that created video in 2011. The submission phase goes until February 29th, after which the public will have a chance to vote for the winning videos.

Action Cascades Over Viral Videos

A. Fine Blog

You may not know the organization, but you almost certainly know their signature effort, the Kony 2012 video. The video is very long, 30  minutes, on an obscure topic and was an instant viral sensation. It now has over 100 million views on YouTube. viral video is a stand alone event.

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.

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Top Online Videos Of 2013

The Agitator

So here’s a simple, fun distraction about top trending online videos. But possibly inspiring for your nonprofit. #2 on YouTube’s top videos list for 2013 is Harlem Shake , now approaching 98 million views. C’mon now, your nonprofit can match that! fun online video premium Warning: many have tried.

6 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Quickly Get More Facebook Engagement

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are 6 things that your nonprofit can try to quickly get more engagement on Facebook. 1) Experiment with Facebook Live video.

Boomers are invading the internet--and the AARP made a video about it

Donor Power Blog

At a conference this week, we saw this video from the AARP: the basic argument--our members are on the web, going digital, and they are here to stay. 

“Social Media At Work” Video for Canadian Public Servants

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Any time I see a government effort in using video these days I like to applaud it. Enjoy. The French version can be found here.

#COMMUNICATION: Is Your Nonprofit Staff Conversing With Both Audience & Each Other?

Non Profit Marketing 360

But it seems to me that the argument is both older than modern social media (read any Marshall McLuhan lately?)

Seven Words That Will Make Your Web Site Worth Viewing

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What are the seven words that will make your Web site worth viewing? The Web Is Fast Becoming a Video Environment Web sites are not just marketing collateral; they are not just digital brochures. Seven. number like any other. Phone numbers have seven digits. And may say the optimum brand name should be no more than seven letters long.

Social Media Stats

The Agitator

To end your week, here’s a snappy video presentation of internet, web, social media stats. Add that to the latest online video usage numbers from Comscore … the average US internet user viewed 18.5 hours of online video in July. And, as usual, we ask … were any of those videos yours?

Facebook in 2015 – What Nonprofits Need to Know

J Campbell Social Marketing

billion video views each day in September 2014. Thanks for this great infographic, ShortStack! 864 million daily active users. Diversify!

Our Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are the Top 10 blog posts published in 2016, according to Google Analytics page views: 10.  Drum roll, please! Cut the Glut!

Learn Storytelling from NBC’s Making a Difference Reports

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

strongly suggest that you watch several of the video clips. Media Relations Messages and Tag Lines Nonprofit Communications Storytelling Video

#SM4NP: Kone 2012 Video Goes Viral, But Maybe For Wrong Reasons

Non Profit Marketing 360

As I write this post, the numbers who have watched the video on YouTube climb faster than I can bother to get the number posted (I’ll just stop here at 74.846 million views). million ‘Like’ the video on their Facebook accounts, 83 thousand plus do not. But will it hold up to scrutiny? But Is Kony even alive?