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Nonprofit Storytelling Breaking Bad Style

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Here’s how to break out of bad nonprofit stories: storytelling message development Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing

10 Qualities You Need To Become A Stellar Nonprofit Storyteller

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Nonprofits of all sizes need to start thinking of themselves as storytellers and not “development professionals” or “communication coordinators”.

5-Star Storytelling Success Story

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Julie is intrigued by storytelling, and the opportunity it offers to inspire donors and volunteers to act. Average 30% Engagement Rate.

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

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For a few reasons, mostly because I was not able to be constant in my storytelling, the traffic Invisible People generated had taken a slump.

Storytelling Secret Sauce—Via Maya Angelou

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storytelling Maya Angelou Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing via Harvard Busin ess Review ). Dr. Angelou was a masterful communicator.

Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling


This edition of the Healthcare Social Media (HCSM) Review explores visual storytelling. Ash Rishi, CEO of a U.K.-based His suggestions?

Successful Nonprofit Storytelling: Stay Humble

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Julie is intrigued by storytelling, and the opportunity it offers to inspire donors and volunteers to act. Is it the filmmaker?

Experts Break Down the Science of Nonprofit Storytelling


Lately, we've been obsessed with storytelling. Ask yourself: What measurable outcomes would make this storytelling initiative successful?

How To Tell Your Strength Story: Nonprofit Storytelling #5 1/2

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Nonprofit Storytelling #1-9. P.S. If you’re interested in becoming a 5-star storyteller, please email me here. Thanks!

3 Reasons Why Nonprofits Don’t Do Storytelling – And My Solutions

J Campbell Social Marketing

I have detailed the three most common challenges that nonprofits face in storytelling, along with my suggested solutions. Empower them.

Great Advice on Storytelling for Nonprofits

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Read the answer in Navigating Privacy and Other Issues for Ethical Storytelling. Nonprofit Communications Storytelling

Engaging Your Nonprofit Community Through Storytelling & Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Here are the slides from my presentation this morning to the People’s United Nonprofit Consortium on the topic of nonprofit storytelling and social media. Engaging Your Nonprofit Community Through Storytelling & Social Media from Julia Campbell – J Campbell Social Marketing. Enjoy!

Eye Candy—Digital Storytelling Challenge 2013

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That’s the power of visual storytelling. storytelling Visual Pay special attention to the winning photo and photo series.

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Shape Stories to Motivate Action: Nonprofit Storytelling #8

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Nonprofit Storytelling # 1-7. P.S. If you’re interested in becoming a 5-star storyteller, please email me here. Change that!

Social Media Storytelling for Nonprofits

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Pairing your nonprofit storytelling with social media is a smart tactic for engaging supporters and inspiring them to take action. Social Networking Nonprofit Storytelling 101: Getting Started Inspiration It puts stories f ront and center: For many, social media is part of a daily routine.

Super Short is Super Sweet: Storytelling that Hooks Digital Donors

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Jim Lynch. Guest Post by Jim Lynch of TechSoup. The heart of effective fundraising is telling a story that a donor can emotionally connect with.

How To Tell Your Founding Story: Nonprofit Storytelling, Part 3

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P.S. If you’re interested in becoming a 5-star storyteller, please email me here. Part 2: Six Story Types to Tell. Do it today! Thanks!

What’s Wrong with Storytelling for Fundraising


There’s been a lot of talk about storytelling for fundraising recently. I get it! I get it! Tell stories! Stories sell! This is wrong.

How To Tell Your Impact Story: Nonprofit Storytelling, Part 5

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P.S. If you’re interested in becoming a 5-star storyteller, please email me here. More Storytelling Guidance for You. Two Aha!

Storytelling Q & A

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I asked for your storytelling questions at the beginning of March on Facebook, and answered a few of them with these posts: Three Stories Every Nonprofit Should Tell. Storytelling: Behind the Scenes at One Warm Coat. More Proof that Storytelling and Gratitude Payoff. Copywriting Nonprofit Communications Storytelling

Nonprofit Storyteller of the Week – Women for Women International

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What do you think of Women for Women International’s storytelling techniques? . SheInspiresMe [link]

2 Ways to Build Digital Storytelling Skills—Midnight Deadline

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Here are two absolutely irresistible (and free) ways to build your storytelling and video skills. April 9: Tweet Chat: Storytelling with Data.

Charity: Water versus and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

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Contributing writer Antionette Kerr is back with another edition, this time on social media storytelling and some bonus tips on Snapchat. Kivi.

2 examples of great nonprofit video storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

The post 2 examples of great nonprofit video storytelling appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing. The first was from Bottom Line. Tweet.

Visual Storytelling: Powerful Connections for Your Nonprofit

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I urge you to integrate visual storytelling into your organization’s communications. How are you using visual storytelling? Wowza!

How To Tell Your Future Story: Nonprofit Storytelling #7

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P.S. If you’re interested in becoming a 5-star storyteller, please email me here. More Storytelling Guidance for You. So do it!

Storytelling Vs. Data. Which Is More Important?

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Looking for something to debate over lunch today? What do you think?

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The 4 Best Examples of Non-Profit Video Storytelling - Guest Post

Social Media Bird Brain

Here''s the second of three guest posts on the subject of storytelling for your nonprofit through videos. An oldy but a goody - the storytelling arc is a proven staple to video marketing. video storytelling video production Madeleine Hammond Skeleton Productions Small nonprofit

Quick storytelling tip for nonprofit board members

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Come to next month''s Nonprofit Storytelling Conference in Seattle. Being a nonprofit board member can be an exciting adventure.

Put Shakespeare’s Storytelling Skills to Work for Your Nonprofit

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Great stories are a precise blend of outcomes (conveyed in tangible data) together with a healthy dose of good storytelling and visual imagery.

Storytelling is for fundraising NOT for nonprofit marketing!

Fundraising Coach

I''m shocked at how people looking for solid fundraising tactics, simply blow off storytelling. Storytelling is for nonprofit fundraising.

Storytelling: The First Best Thing

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Storytelling is the single most powerful communications tool you have available, bar none. But many good causes tend to have problems telling good stories even though people have been communicating through stories for thousands of years. . So, what makes narrative so powerful? . Stories help us remember. Stories influence how we decide.

Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits


This time I’d like to cover five other storytelling tools–Animoto for a Cause,VuVox, MixBook, SmileBox, ZooBurst, and Masher. VuVox.

6 Story Types to Tell: Nonprofit Storytelling, Part 2

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There’s so much content around on storytelling, lots of its focused on why stories are so effective. Here’s how. Keep posted!

7 Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Storytelling

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Photo Source: Big Stock Photo Storytelling is great for fundraising and creating awareness. Want to inspire more people to give to your cause?

The good and bad of brand storytelling

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Today I want to talk about brand storytelling. Bad brand storytelling is: 1. Cartoon by Tom Fishburne, the Marketoonist. Not interesting.

The single most important ingredient in storytelling

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

2) It’s also an amazing example of the single most important ingredient in powerful storytelling.

Tips for Better Nonprofit Storytelling – Interview with @impactkathy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tomorrow, I start teaching a two-webinar series on nonprofit storytelling. Fundraising StorytellingWant to join us? Great!

Next Frontier of Storytelling in the Nonprofit Sector

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Editor’s note: This post was written by Vanessa Chase , founder of The Storytelling Non-Profit. Instead, it will sound human.

Guest post: 5 Things (Almost) Everyone Gets Wrong About Storytelling


Read on for her advice on doing nonprofit storytelling right! Check out the brand new Epic Guide to Nonprofit Storytelling!