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-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. So, what’s your secret recipe for five-star storytelling? storytelling Julie Brown Nonprofit Communications nonprofit marketing Social Media

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?

Nonprofit Storytelling Breaking Bad Style

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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

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. Children’s Mentoring Connection (CMC) has used short video storytelling with success in its campaign targeted to garner more mentors.

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.

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.

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

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!

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

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!

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 Story Trumps Description (Nonprofit Storytelling #9)

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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!)

5 Storytelling Tips for Your #GivingTuesday Campaign

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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.

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. 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.

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

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

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.

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.

Visual Storytelling: Powerful Connections for Your Nonprofit

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I’ve “pinned” some social media and nonprofit marketing infographics at top left here on Pinterest, my online bulletin board—and another visual storytelling channel). I urge you to integrate visual storytelling into your organization’s communications.

Eye Candy—Digital Storytelling Challenge 2013

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I was thrilled to be invited to judge this year’s TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge and even more thrilled to see how many powerful videos, and photos (both stills and slide decks/photo series) were submitted. That’s the power of visual storytelling.

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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 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?

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. I’m introducing a storytelling e-clinic this summer, and want you to be the first to know. More Storytelling Guidance for You.

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

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Nonprofit Storytelling #1-9. I came across this story months ago, while preparing for a storytelling training, and it’s been on my mind ever since. P.S. If you’re interested in becoming a 5-star storyteller, please email me here. More Storytelling Guidance for You.

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 ? .

Healthcare Social Media Review #41: Tapping into Visual Storytelling

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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.

How To Tell Your Focus Story: Nonprofit Storytelling, Part 4

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P.S. If you’re interested in becoming a 5-star storyteller, please email me here. I’m introducing a storytelling e-clinic later this spring, and want you to be the first to know. Part 1: This is Getting in Your Way, Stories Will Help. Part 2: Six Story Types to Tell.

What’s Wrong with Storytelling for Fundraising

iMarketSmart

There’s been a lot of talk about storytelling for fundraising recently. Just a few weeks ago lots of folks even attended a Nonprofit Storytelling Conference. The post What’s Wrong with Storytelling for Fundraising appeared first on MarketSmart. I get it! I get it!

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

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.

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. I’m introducing a storytelling e-clinic in late spring, and want you to be the first to know. More Storytelling Guidance for You.

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. I’m introducing a storytelling e-clinic early this spring, and want you to be the first to know. Part 1: This is Getting in Your Way, Stories Will Help. Part 2: Six Story Types to Tell.

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.

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. I’m introducing a storytelling e-clinic in late spring, and want you to be the first to know. 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? .

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.

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.