7 Steps to Ethical Storytelling (G.R.E.A.T. Stories)

Getting Attention

Now, thanks to innovators in our field, we have a framework for screening stories– the ethical storytelling pledge. Ethical storytelling is a foundation of G.R.E.A.T. storytelling communications ethical storytelling G.R.E.A.T.

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Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising

EveryAction

With so many EOY campaigns , one of the most powerful ways for donors to connect with your cause is through the power of storytelling. Yes, it’s 2018 and we are still talking about the power and benefits of storytelling. 15 Minute Storytelling Workouts. nonprofit storytelling

5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give

J Campbell Social Marketing

Nonprofit storytelling is all the rage – but how to do it successfully? In my presentations and workshops with nonprofits, I review a simple storytelling framework for nonprofits and explicitly show them how to collect, craft, and share stories based on the framework.

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Digital Storytelling TODAY

J Campbell Social Marketing

Together we co-administer the Facebook Group Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling. Today’s topic – Digital storytelling! Are you struggling with creating effective digital storytelling campaigns at your nonprofit?

Great Advice on Storytelling for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Chronicle of Philanthropy has been running a great series of articles by Paul VanDeCarr on storytelling the past few months called “Storytelling Summer: Advice about Motivating Your Audience.” Read the answer in Reaching New Audiences Through Storytelling.

5-Star Storytelling Success Story

Getting Attention

Julie is intrigued by storytelling, and the opportunity it offers to inspire donors and volunteers to act. So, what’s your secret recipe for five-star storytelling? storytelling Julie Brown Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing Social Media

Battle-Tested Tools to Rock Your Digital Storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! In this week’s lesson , I walk you through a variety of tools and mobile apps that you can use to create graphics, enhance photos, and make awesome videos for your digital storytelling campaigns. Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry!

Digital Storytelling with Yash Mori

EveryAction

What makes a great storyteller? A great storyteller is someone who can relate to those experiences, right? How do you approach storytelling with communities that you’re less directly connected to? You’ve been a storyteller and an organizer across multiple arms of the progressive movement. Yash Mori is a progressive digital organizer and video producer.

A Road Map for Nonprofit Storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

Check out the full infographic on my Nonprofit Storytelling Pinterest board. The post A Road Map for Nonprofit Storytelling appeared first on JCSM. Infographics Nonprofits Storytelling Classy Infographic nonprofit storytelling

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

EveryAction

We asked storytelling expert Vanessa Chase of The Storytelling Non-Profit to share the most common mistakes organizations make when talking about how + why they do what they do. Read on for her advice on doing nonprofit storytelling right! nonprofit storytelling

How to Grab Attention and Avoid Storytelling Fatigue at Year-End

J Campbell Social Marketing

The best way to earn and to keep attention is through thoughtful and authentic digital storytelling. The key to becoming a great storyteller is understanding that you are not entitled to attention, you must earn it. How are you using storytelling at year-end?

Better Nonprofit Storytelling – Free Webinar

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Nonprofit Communications StorytellingIt’s time for another free webinar, and this time it’s our ever-popular “Three Stories Every Nonprofit Should Be Telling” on Wednesday, October 24. Space is limited, to reserve your spot now.

Nonprofit Storytelling Breaking Bad Style

Getting Attention

Whether you love, hate or have never seen Breaking Bad , there’s a lot to learn from its emotionally intense, can’t-stop-watching storytelling. Here’s how to break out of bad nonprofit stories: storytelling message development Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing

How To Fill Out A Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Calendar

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! In this week’s lesson, I walk you through the topics and ideas to enter into your Digital Storytelling Calendar. Sign up for Storytelling Summer School (it’s free!) Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry!

Repurpose Your Content for Consistent Storytelling

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. I must stop for a second to emphasize the importance of consistent storytelling.

Successful Nonprofit Storytelling: Stay Humble

Getting Attention

Julie is intrigued by storytelling, and the opportunity it offers to inspire donors and volunteers to act. Children’s Mentoring Connection (CMC) has used short video storytelling with success in its campaign targeted to garner more mentors.

Experts Break Down the Science of Nonprofit Storytelling

EveryAction

Lately, we've been obsessed with storytelling. For nonprofits, great storytelling, especially in the digital space, is changing donor behavior in all of the best ways (think: more action, deeper connection, and higher donation rates.). marketing nonprofit storytelling

How does your nonprofit use storytelling?

J Campbell Social Marketing

This morning I am presenting with HandsOn Tech Boston on the topic of Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital World. I want to hear from you – How does your nonprofit use storytelling? Resources : The Starter Guide to Nonprofit Video Storytelling.

4 Simple Guidelines For Your Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Creating a vibrant, effective, and workable social media storytelling strategy can be daunting for many nonprofits, especially small and grassroots organizations with little to no staff capacity or tech savvy. Let me know how you create your social media storytelling strategy.

How to Combat Common Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Challenges

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! In this week’s lesson, I give my solutions to the 6 most common challenges faced by nonprofits as they embark on their digital storytelling campaigns. Sign up for Storytelling Summer School (it’s free!)

Blended Storytelling With Branded Content

Social Media Bird Brain

Storytelling continued to be one of the best ways to connect with their community, but how to do it in a fresh way? storytelling statistics newsfeeds small nonprofits segmenting infographics social communication curationArtist Unknown nce upon a time, there was a small nonprofit that wanted to infuse some extra pizzazz into its social communications. Big Data left them confused and social media marketers were now telling them that engagement was so Social Media 1.0.

10 Ways to Become A Stellar Nonprofit Storyteller

J Campbell Social Marketing

This is the third part in a multi-part series on nonprofit storytelling designed to show nonprofits the most effective ways to amplify their stories using digital storytelling techniques. Great storytellers have a few characteristics in common.

10 Qualities You Need To Become A Stellar Nonprofit Storyteller

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling is not only a fantastic way to relate to other humans on a personal level, it is also a fantastic marketing and fundraising tool for nonprofits. How can you go from Communications Coordinator or Development Director to Stellar Storyteller?

Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling

SocialButterfly

This edition of the Healthcare Social Media (HCSM) Review explores visual storytelling. Storytelling alone could have been our sole focus, but the increasing prominence of visual media, especially across social networking sites, couldn’t go unnoticed.

Storytelling Secret Sauce—Via Maya Angelou

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Today, I want to share her storytelling secret sauce with you… I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel. storytelling Maya Angelou Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing

Nonprofit Storytelling That Takes Supporters from Passive to Passionate [WEBINAR]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Today at 1 PM ET I gave a free webinar with Network for Good , all about how to get people from passive to passionate, using nonprofit storytelling. Storytelling is a buzzword. Marketing Nonprofits Social Media Storytelling Visual Marketing Network for Good nonprofit webinar

One Free Way to Ramp Up Your Social Media Storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

Join me for a free 6-week training on social media storytelling, specifically designed for the busy nonprofit! Summer isn’t over yet – there is still time to ramp up your social media storytelling skills! . What is Storytelling Summer School ? .

8 Ways Digital Storytelling Will Make Your Nonprofit Better

J Campbell Social Marketing

There is a myriad of benefits that can be gained through a strategic online foray into storytelling—benefits that will resonate throughout the entire organization, from donors to clients to staff. Social media and storytelling play an integral part in these four steps.

Free digital storytelling tools for nonprofits

ImpactMax

This time I’d like to cover five other storytelling tools–Animoto for a Cause,VuVox, MixBook, SmileBox, ZooBurst, and Masher. Uncategorized donor cultivation freetools photography presentations sharingknowledge storytelling tips trends videoFlickr/mysza831.

How Story Trumps Description (Nonprofit Storytelling #9)

Getting Attention

Nonprofit Storytelling #1-8. The Solution: 5-Star Storytelling That Is Meaningful, Memorable & Motivational. P.S. If you’re interested in becoming a 5-star storyteller, please email me here. More Storytelling Guidance for You.

Nonprofit Storyteller of the Week – Women for Women International

J Campbell Social Marketing

My Nonprofit Storyteller of the Week is Women for Women International , an international nonprofit helping women survivors of war rebuild their lives, has fantastic (and horrifying) stories to tell. What do you think of Women for Women International’s storytelling techniques? .

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. The post Engaging Your Nonprofit Community Through Storytelling & Social Media appeared first on JCSM.

Best Practices in Nonprofit Storytelling – How to Structure Your Stories

J Campbell Social Marketing

This is the first of a multi-part series designed to show nonprofits the most effective ways to amplify their stories using digital storytelling techniques. . When you think of storytelling, what comes to mind? Nonprofits Storytelling digital storytelling story structure

How to Drive Social Media Engagement with Your Nonprofit Storytelling [WEBINAR]

J Campbell Social Marketing

Today at noon ET I am giving a free webinar with DipJar , all about my favorite topic – social media engagement through nonprofit storytelling! The post How to Drive Social Media Engagement with Your Nonprofit Storytelling [WEBINAR] appeared first on marketing for the modern nonprofit.

Storytelling In The Digital Age

The Agitator

Even though Tom persuaded me to give up working with cave art and stone tablets when we ‘modernized’ the Agitator offices, we’ve never lost interest in the power and importance of storytelling.

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

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Contributing writer Antionette Kerr is back with another edition, this time on social media storytelling and some bonus tips on Snapchat. I also dig how major corporations are looking to a nonprofit as a thought leader for storytelling and audience engagement on Snapchat.

Nonprofit Storytelling in A Digital World

J Campbell Social Marketing

Who Should Attend: Any nonprofit professional or volunteer interested in learning more about using digital tools for storytelling. The post Nonprofit Storytelling in A Digital World appeared first on J Campbell Social Marketing.

Storytelling Q & A

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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. Q: How do you incorporate storytelling when the people your organization serves are children? But don’t use confidentiality requirements as an excuse for avoiding storytelling.

5 Storytelling Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

Getting Attention

Use the power of storytelling! Here are a few of my favorite tips to consider as you craft your storytelling plan for #GivingTuesday. Why not use one of the most enduring techniques in storytelling, and make people come back for more? I can’t stress enough how important it is to keep that human element and personal touch within your storytelling, even when you’re fundraising against a very short timeline. More Storytelling Guidance for You.

10 Specific Ways to Use Digital Storytelling in Your Next Fundraising Campaign

J Campbell Social Marketing

Storytelling Summer School is in session! In this week’s lesson, I give specific examples of digital storytelling tactics to use during your next fundraising campaign. Sign up for Storytelling Summer School (it’s free!) Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry!

8 Ways That Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Can Advance Your Cause

J Campbell Social Marketing

This is the second part in a multi-part series on nonprofit storytelling designed to show nonprofits the most effective ways to amplify their stories using digital storytelling techniques. . There is a myriad of benefits that can be gained through a strategic online foray into storytelling—benefits that will resonate throughout the entire organization, from donors to clients to staff. Social media and storytelling play an integral part in these four steps.

2 Ways to Build Digital Storytelling Skills—Midnight Deadline

Getting Attention

Here are two absolutely irresistible (and free) ways to build your storytelling and video skills. 2) Jump into the free training offered right now with the Tech Soup Digital Storytelling Challenge , and submit your video by April 30. April 9: Tweet Chat: Storytelling with Data.

Tips for Better Nonprofit Storytelling – Interview with @impactkathy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tomorrow, I start teaching a two-webinar series on nonprofit storytelling. Kathy Swayze is a great nonprofit storyteller — it’s the core of her consulting business at Impact Communications. Fundraising Storytelling