Nonprofit Fundraising Videos Inspire More Giving

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Nonprofit fundraising videos bring your organization’s work to life in a way that written stories just can’t. Videos show as well as tell. In short, videos make an impression. Nonprofit fundraising videos help you raise more money. We don’t have the budget for videos.”

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5 Social Media Video Tips for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

What if I told you that Google did a study around year-end giving that discovered that a whopping 57% of people who watch a video for a nonprofit go on to make a donation ? . Despite the evidence about the impact and effectiveness of social media video, small nonprofits are still skeptical about using it in their communication strategy. . The misconception around video is that it requires too much upfront planning and preparation to be successful. . 3) Post video on LinkedIn.

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Quick Ways to Make Your Nonprofit Videos More Accessible

J Campbell Social Marketing

I received this helpful email message on how to make nonprofit videos more accessible, by Nikki Bell & Simon Scriver at Fundraising Everywhere , and I wanted to share it with you! In more ways than one 2020 has been the year of video — but accessible video content still remains a hurdle.

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Nonprofit Brand and Style Guide [Video Tour]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Can’t see the video? Are you willing to take us on a video tour of your brand and style guide? A nonprofit brand and style guide is right up there with an editorial calendar as a top tool for nonprofit communications pros.

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3 Simple Ways to Get Started with Nonprofit Video Marketing

J Campbell Social Marketing

Watch the replay – Mary Knox Miller, video storyteller extraordinaire, tells us how to get started with nonprofit video marketing. You know about the power of video. Mary Knox is generously offering you a copy of her Nonprofit Video Roadmap !

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Explain (Video) Yourself

Social Media Bird Brain

Consider an explainer video. As Eric Blattberg lays out in this Digiday article, explainer videos are hot. Explainer videos make a subject quickly understandable Video learning is often easier for viewers as well as entertaining Explainer videos are less expensive to produce than other videos Explainer videos have a long shelf life, explain explainer video NGO Small nonprofit storytelling video

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Need Something Like Canva But for Video?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Don’t you wish there was something just as quick and easy for video? Yes, I have video editing software, but sometimes it’s overkill and takes too long to work through. I thought there had to be something much easier by now, so I googled “Canva for video” and sure enough, one company is trying to market themselves in that way: Typito. I recorded a one-minute video of me talking and then uploaded it into Typito.

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How to Get People to Share Your Nonprofit Video on Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

You’ve undoubtedly heard that to amplify your nonprofit marketing, you need a strategy to create and share great videos on your website and social media channels. Video is the best performing content type on social. Having videos on your website increases the time spent on the site by 71%. After watching a video, 64% of people are more likely to make a purchase online. Follow these tips to see your nonprofit video spread like wildfire!

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Editorial Calendar Basics [New Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today I’m sharing the third video in our new series from the Communications Coaching Program for Executive Directors (we call it the CoCoa Club for short.). In this video, we cover the basics with grid and calendar formats. ( Can’t see the video player? CoCoa Club Videos Content Marketing Nonprofit Communications Publication Management editorial calendars

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The Essential Guide to Nonprofit Live Streaming Video: How nonprofits can use live videos to strengthen relationships with donors, members, and supporters

J Campbell Social Marketing

I’ve written about nonprofit live streaming video before – in a different time. 80% of consumers prefer to watch live videos from a brand than read a blog. More than 1 in 5 Facebook videos are Live and are watched 3X longer than pre-recorded videos. Video series?

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How to Create Engaging Short Videos for Social Media

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

How to Create Engaging Short Videos for Social Media. Creating Short Engaging Videos is a must. Video content is becoming more and more popular with the social media platform and more particularly over smartphones these days. Editing for the video .

How To Fund Your Nonprofit Video

Social Media Bird Brain

We''ve had two of three articles on why your small nonprofit should invest in creating a video. This week, I''m sharing an article by another video production company which addresses how you go about funding that video. It''s longer than I might usually post here, but there''s a lot of ground to cover in funding a video production. sponsorship crowdfunding video production funding auctioneering Small nonprofit

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10 Mistakes to Avoid with Your Next Fundraising Video

Mission Minded

If you’re considering a video for your fundraising campaign, avoid these 10 mistakes to ensure your video leads to fundraising success. The post 10 Mistakes to Avoid with Your Next Fundraising Video appeared first on Mission Minded.

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Video Marketing Tips For Nonprofit Organizations

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Video Marketing Tips For Nonprofit Organizations. Check out why you should add Video Marketing to your marketing mix and how to get started. Video marketing is one of the prominent methods to reach prospects. Marketers experts often use video as a medium to leverage their brand.

Doing More Videos: Getting Over What’s Holding You Back

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On today’s Video Strategy for Nonprofits webinar, I organized my presentation around the barriers that are holding nonprofits back from fully embracing video as the superior communications channel that it is for so many different marketing goals. The amount of time that it takes to produce videos was the biggest barrier among today’s webinar participants. If you are nervous about doing more video, you aren’t alone!

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How to Use Your Smartphone to Make a Donor Thank You Video  

J Campbell Social Marketing

Creating short, simple thank you videos and sharing them regularly can help combat donor fatigue and deepen relationships, leading to a long-term partnerships. However, a pervasive myth continues to prevent many nonprofits, especially small ones, from making these videos – the myth is that effective Thank You videos have to be expensive, fancy masterpieces! Take these two simple but effective videos made by BellSchool:   [link] and [link].

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[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits


When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium. With more Americans getting their news through social media, video content provides an opportunity to grow your audience and make your story heard. The original DIY video platform, YouTube, is now the world's second largest social network and search engine.

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The State of Video Marketing in 2021: What it Means for Nonprofits

J Campbell Social Marketing

At the end of 2020, we surveyed 694 marketers to find out how and why they use video (or don’t use video) as part of their work. But regardless, all of the information we gathered gave us valuable insights about the state of video marketing in 2021 and what it means for nonprofits.

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Nonprofit Explainer Videos: Two Examples from Feeding America

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

An explainer video explains who you are and what you do in simple and clear yet engaging language. I recommend one of two different approaches to explainer videos when organizations are trying to explain their missions: The Problem and Solution. Feeding America has explainer videos for both models. That’s where the Feeding America network of food banks comes in, and where the video shifts to solution mode. Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Video and Podcasting

Should Nonprofits Use Video for Internal Communications?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Damien Johnson was a member of our Communications Director Mentoring Program and shared this great idea on using video for internal communications. It wasn’t until a recent change in executive management that the idea of sending our message through video came about. The idea of video messaging came up from a simple meeting between myself and our Chief Executive Officer. How would we record these videos? The video quality turned out great from the iPhone 7 Plus.

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Nonprofit Thank You Videos – Binge Watch Here!

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I am so excited about next week, not only because it’s Thanksgiving, but because this is when we see a huge wave of nonprofit thank you videos being released. I’ve started my 2014 Playlist of Nonprofit Thank You Videos. Need to make your own video in a hurry, or just want to see who is doing what? Nonprofit Communications Thank-You Letters Video

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Best Nonprofit Videos of the Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Hosted by See3, YouTube and the Nonprofit Technology Network, the DooGooder Awards highlight nonprofits, do-gooders and creators who use video to change the world. Over 150 videos were submitted from around the world with over 20,000 votes cast. If you have never seen the Zach Galifianakis video series Between Two Ferns , you may not get the pop culture appeal of this video. This award is a juried prize based on the real world impact driven by a video.

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How to Create Social Media Video on a Shoestring Budget – Tips & Tools

J Campbell Social Marketing

So why are we talking about video? A Tweet with a video in it is six times more likely to be retweeted than just an image. Buffer studied 880 million Facebook posts in 2017 and found that video posts have the highest average engagement and twice the level of engagement of other post types on average. Watch the video to see a live demo of Josh’s must-have mobile apps to create, enhance, edit, and share video on social media: . Create a video toolkit.

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5 Ways to Delight and Retain Donors with Video

J Campbell Social Marketing

By using video of course! Here are just 5 simple ways to delight and inspire your donors with video. Create special videos that they can share with the people who contributed to their Fundraisers – their friends and family who gave to support them. . 2) Record a special video for new donors. Create a video calling them out as a first-time or brand new donor. 3) Record Donor Spotlight videos every week or every 2 weeks.

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The Last Word on the #IceBucketChallenge [Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s the video: What do you think? Advocacy Creative Ideas Fundraising Mobile Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy Nonprofit Personality Social Networking Trends Video Now that we’ve all dumped ice water on our heads and the ALS Association has raised over $116 million dollars, it’s time to talk about why the Ice Bucket Challenge really worked.

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7 Reasons Why You Might Just Love Doing Live Videos Instead of Recorded Ones

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you are a little bit leary of trying live video, you might just be surprised by how much better you like it compared to pre-recorded videos. That was definitely my experience when I started experimenting with live video a couple of years ago. If you are the kind of person who will record a one-minute video 10 times to try to get it just right (yep, that’s me), you just might find live video very freeing! Do you like to do live videos?

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How to Show Impact In Your Nonprofit Donor Thank You Video

J Campbell Social Marketing

Donor thank you videos may be the perfect solution. Effective donor thank you videos should do 2 things: 1. It’s important to note that donor thank you videos are not traditional fundraising videos. In this post, and in an upcoming live webinar , I will show you ways that even the smallest nonprofit can create your own short thank you video to delight your donors and make them want to give again.

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Quick and Easy Slideshow Videos

Social Media Bird Brain

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. So being creative often has to take a back seat to getting things done. Here's how it works: Sign up for an account or use Facebook to log in. Choose a theme. Add pictures and text. Log In This is the screen you.

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How the Hemophilia Federation of America Created Their Thank You Video

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you don’t think you can pull together a thank-you video quickly, Emily Roush-Bobolz, Communications Manager at the Hemophilia Federation of America shares how she did just that. An email promoting Kivi’s webinar “How to Create a Thank You Video by Thanksgiving” popped in my inbox. We host events throughout the country all year long, but we hadn’t planned for this by taking video throughout the year. to capture the final footage we needed to pull the video together.

Best online video makers for your business

Nonprofit Marketing Insights by GlobalOwls

Best online video makers for your business. Video Marketing is booming, but how do you create great videos for your business? Check out our list of best Online Video Makers. You need reliable online video makers for this.

Best Nonprofit Videos of the Year

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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A Few Great Thank You Videos

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This may have been the “Year of the Thank You Video” – lots of really great stuff arrived in my inbox in the last week. So much so that even the well-written Thanksgiving messages without videos seemed a little boring and dated to me. The ones with video felt so much more alive and real. For two years now, I have been using the “Our Scientists Say Thanks” video from the Nature Conservancy as the model for others to steal from aspire to.

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Government Videos Wiki List Experiment

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

This year, I have decided to create a Google Spreadsheet (following the same kind of template), for Canadian public servants to input their favourite Government videos that have been created specifically for the web. Essentially, the problem is that unlike government mobile apps and websites (which are still in their infancy), there are now thousands of government videos that have been posted on-line.

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2 examples of great nonprofit video storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

The event was very well put together, but what stood out to me most were the two videos played during the introductions. The video goes on to feature a specific Bottom Line student and her college application process. The second video was from Cradles to Crayons. The video starts out with a bit of the Founder’s Story. What are some other examples of great nonprofit videos that you’ve seen?

Five Questions to Help Your Small Nonprofit Choose a Professional Video Producer

Social Media Bird Brain

The last post in our series of four on using video is by Madeleine Hammond. Madeleine is a marketing executive at Skeleton Productions - one of the UK''s leading video production companies. If producing a video is part of your nonprofit''s marketing strategy, one of the first - and most important - decisions you will face is who to work with. professional video small nonprofits video video production

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Nonprofit Videos: Best Practices and Benchmarks

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

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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. Guest blogger Madeleine Hammond is a Marketing Executive at Skeleton Productions, a UK based corporate video production company. 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

Another Great Thank You Video You Need to See

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Last October, Kivi presented a webinar on thank you videos. He also sent the thank you video his organization, SwimRVA, produced and I asked him to share their creation process with you. The Director of Communications at SwimRVA, Scott Bennett, suggested that we create a “Thank You” video. The holiday season was approaching and it seemed like the appropriate time to produce such a video. A table of many letters was shown to open the video.

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Nonprofit Branding: The Blog is back! Now in video….

NonProfit Branding

Now we’re doing Video Blogs. First video post ton Thursday, June 20! Uncategorized brand management brand protection branding how to brand nonprofit branding Nonprofit marketing nonprofit video promotional products video Why did we put our blog in hibernation for the last few months? What are we doing now? What’s in it for you and your colleagues? Are there prizes for the kids? Answers below… The big news! Some topics are easier and more [.].

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Three Pillars of Nonprofit Marketing Management [CoCoa Club Video #1]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Welcome to our new free video series from the Communications Coaching Program for Executive Directors (we call it the CoCoa Club for short.). In this first video, we look at the three pillars that all nonprofit marketing work should tie back to — and how the overwhelming majority of conversations I have with executive directors start with just one pillar. Can’t see the video player? CoCoa Club Videos Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

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The Biggest Mistake Nonprofits Make With Video

Getting Attention

Guest blogger, Annie Escobar is co-founder of ListenIn Pictures which produces compelling video stories for nonprofits. Creating engaging, sharable videos doesn’t seem to come naturally for most nonprofits and I think I know why. Instead of highlighting naturally dynamic stories about people , nonprofits tend to create videos about programs. The best use of video is not to inform and educate. So how do you know if you are really telling a story in your video?

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6 Video Marketing Tips For Nonprofits

NonProfit Hub

Video marketing is probably the best medium available at the moment for engaging audiences and promoting messages. According to research by HubSpot, 90% of users make decisions based somewhat on videos, and 92% of viewers on mobile platforms share video with others.

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How to Solve Any Nonprofit Marketing Problem [New Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Today I’m sharing the second video in our new series from the Communications Coaching Program for Executive Directors (we call it the CoCoa Club for short.). Can’t see the video player? CoCoa Club Videos Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing StrategyI hear LOTS of nonprofit marketing problems each year, and sometimes there’s a quick solution. But many times, they require more thought.

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