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With a good story as the foundation for your video, your organization can use YouTube to spread your mission and raise money online. YouTube offers a nice feature where nonprofits can add an overlay message to their video with a clear message.

What Is Your Nonprofit’s YouTube Strategy?

The Agitator

Better be thinking about YouTube, which just hit the mark of 1 billion monthly users! Its monthly audience makes YouTube the third largest ‘country’ in the world. YouTube is now second only to parent Google itself in terms of search queries.

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YouTube Guide For Nonprofits

The Agitator

Here’s a 24-page guide from YouTubeYouTube-for-Good — advising on how to tell better stories and get them noticed (i.e, You know how much I love to see fundraisers using video! more visible to search engines). They’re also sponsoring a one-day video boot camp for nonprofits in San Francisco on April 2. You must apply to attend (applications due February 27).

6 More YouTube Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Here are six more great tips for YouTube from Heather Mansfield, author of the new book, Social Media for Social Good. She agreed to me printing her 11 YouTube Best Practices for Nonprofits here. The more “Subscribers” and “Friends” your nonprofit has, the more exposure you get on YouTube. The avatars of your subscribers and friends also add some color and personality to your channel, and send the message that your nonprofit is engaged in the YouTube community.

5 Essential YouTube Tips for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

She agreed to me printing her 11 YouTube Best Practices for Nonprofits here. For the simple reason that YouTube dwarfs all other video sites in terms of users and traffic, it should be the starting point for your nonprofit’s online video campaigns. That said, the vast majority of nonprofits aren’t aware of all that you can do with a YouTube Channel in terms of design, branding, and community building. Your nonprofit’s avatar is very important for branding on YouTube.

What I learned about social media from a sword swallower, a YouTube sensation and a multi-millionaire

J Campbell Social Marketing

James Wedmore has a great YouTube channel with millions of views. In James Wedmore ’s dynamic presentation on YouTube marketing, he explained all of his main points in two complimentary parts.

Nonprofit Storyteller of the Week – Women for Women International

J Campbell Social Marketing

My two cents – YouTube could be better utilized, as video is widely considered the number one marketing tool of 2015.

KONY2012: Judged by their funders?

Wild Woman Fundraising

million likes, and only 100,000 dislikes on Youtube. KONY2012. Everyone’s talking about KONY2012.

The Cost of Fundraising Through Social Media

Social Media Bird Brain

abandoned donations donations Facebook FirstGiving Google Wallet NGOs nonprofits payment processing PayPal transactions Twitter youtubeThis week we have a guest post written by Rich McIver. Rich is the founder of Merchant Negotiators, where he also regularly writes on the subjects of merchant account services and how businesses and nonprofits can most effectively and efficiently use them.

Pepsi and Lowe's Co-Brand to Support the Troops

Cause Related Marketing

To give the campaign a little more emotional depth, Lowe’s and PepsiCo invite people to post messages of support to the military both on videotape at YouTube and Facebook and through a messaging system.

Youtube now offering FREE branded YouTube channels for government orgs

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

A few of my contacts at Google have recently informed me that the branded YouTube channel (formerly $50,ooo to setup), is now being offered for free to all government departments (this includes the Canadian Government of course). Especially the ones that were already using the regular YouTube channel offering. They are using YouTube to reach young Canadians in the lead up to the November 11 th Remembrance Day ceremonies.

To Crowdfund or Not to Crowdfund

Social Media Bird Brain

begging crowdfunding GoFundMe Instagram Kickstarter reciprocation Small nonprofit video youtube Fractured Atlas had a great article on putting together a crowdfunding video (read it here), which made me think about crowdfunding in general. In a recent Twitter chat I was on, one of the participants opined that crowdfunding was the same as begging, and a couple of other participants agreed. I don''t. Obviously, the couple that asks people to crowdfund their wedding celebration and.

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Canada Revenue Agency announces YouTube contest

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

YouTube video contest. The contest details are brilliantly laid out in this surprisingly “non-government like&# YouTube video (that’s a good thing by the way…): Here are some things I like about this initiative: It takes the existing “one-way&# CRA YouTube channel to a “two-way&# engagement state, calling on Canadians to submit their thoughts in the form of a video using a medium accessed by over 336 million people each day.

Have you ever bought an auction “vacation package”?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Celebrities Conflict corruption Culture clash Marketing disney timeshare disney world guy debord hey girl mazarine treyz The society of the spectacle youtube funny disney parodyThen Guy Debord has something to say to you.

Towards a More Hygienic Cause Marketing Campaign for Lysol

Cause Related Marketing

Naturally videos of the plays would end up on YouTube. In fact, YouTube oughta be the official entry vehicle for the contest. YouTube Facebook Tumblr Lysol schools Twitter

#Development: Make The Nonprofit Video – Don’t Sweat The ‘Viral’

Non Profit Marketing 360

“One hundred eighty-six videos later, Blendtec’s retail sales are up a reported 700 percent, its YouTube site has 200,000+ subscribers, and it has been featured on major mainstream media outlets like The Today Show, The Tonight Show, The History Channel, The Wall Street Journal and others.

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YouTube Nonprofit Program

Fundraising Breakthroughs

YouTube has a Nonprofit Program with tips and tricks to help you get you started, such as: Reach Out. Post videos that get YouTube viewers talking, and then stay in the conversation with comments and video responses.

YouTube's Non Profit Program

The Biddery Blog

YouTube and The Biddery can help. Video is a powerful way to show your organization's impact and needs, and with a designated "Nonprofit" channel on YouTube, you can deliver your message to the world's largest online video community.

Joint-Issue Promotion in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

But naturally the videos ought to be posted on YouTube, which, after all, has the world’s second most-used search engine after Google. YouTube Camelbak Sam Nutmann Lipitor BD Becton Dickenson Pfizer Joint-Issue Promotion Cause Marketing Wymer and Samu

Inspiration Via YouTube

The Agitator

Here’s a piece that demonstrates the efficacy of YouTube. But it does suggest that if you do inspiring work, you should be showing it off via YouTube. " Any Agitator readers care to share your YouTube success stories? Read the story, then watch the video … after about three minutes of standing ovation, you’ll be treated to an encore performance. It’s not about a charity or nonprofit … or — directly — about fundraising.

How to Get Your PSA on Hulu

Mission Minded

Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Web Nonprofit communications Social Media Storytelling Video ad placement appeal campaign development fundraising Hulu nonprofit PSA PSA on Hulu public service advertising television tv YouTubeIf you’re like us, you’re watching more and more television programming on the Internet via sites like Hulu, rather than traditional networks.

16 Content Ideas Your Major and Planned Gift Donors Will Love

iMarketSmart

Highly relevant and targeted medium length YouTube videos. Aim for 2 – 10 minutes ( Subscribe to our YouTube channel ). Highly relevant and targeted longer YouTube videos (more than 10 minutes). Infographics. Short, “self-contained” emails (with no hyperlinks) that include very brief updates. Short letters or online articles (2-3 paragraphs). Brief emails with links to other articles (i.e. – “I thought you might like this…”).

Get More Video Views & Shares: #501TechNYC (Part 2)

Getting Attention

In her two-and-a-half year tenure, she’s increased the organization’s visibility on Facebook and YouTube by over 800%. posting the link to the YouTube version) to generate far more views and shares. Instead, review your YouTube channel regularly, and clean it up if necessary.

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12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #1 Truly Personalised Video Thanking

Giving in a Digital World

Of all the ways in which charity: water’s staff and volunteers personally thanked their supporters – telephone, letter, email, and video - it is the YouTube thank you videos which have the most exciting potential to have impact beyond the immediate 1-to-1 thank you. provider O2 also jumped onto the Truly Personalised Video trend this Christmas with their #o2santa Twitter and YouTube campaign.

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. DoGooder YouTube Creator for Good Award. Tyler has raised over $500,000 for the charity through various YouTube campaigns.

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Nonprofits Can now add Call to Action Button in YouTube

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

Previously, nonprofits were not able to link back to their website call to action page in YouTube - only display a Google Checkout button for donations or their main website URL. Here are the instructions from YouTube: Just go to the “Edit Video&# section of your video, then. Every nonprofit that has a video running on YouTube that is related to an active campaign, should turn on this feature. Tags: Social media marketing YouTube web 2.0

YouTube Nonprofit Raises $10,000 in One Day

The Biddery Blog

In March 2009, YouTube launched a new "Call to Action" feature for nonprofits, which allows them to use InVideo overlays to drive traffic to an off-YouTube web page, where they can collect signatures, email addresses, or even donations.

Orchestrating Answers on YouTube

A. Fine Blog

I have a new favorite YouTube video. But, here’s my new favorite video, the Internet Global Symphony Mashup, a compilation of the virtual auditions YouTube sponsored. Well, OK, I will admit to getting a bit teary-eyed watching Susan Boyle live her dream on Britain’s Got Talent — but I’m not alone on that one!) In her brilliantly [.].

Words vs Video

The Agitator

YouTube just announced that its year-over-year growth in daily visitors is up 40%. YouTube noted that Hillary Clinton announced her presidential campaign via a YouTube video. After reading the YouTube news on Bloomberg, the next item. I love words.

#Development: How To Make A Video And Make It Grow Your Outreach

Non Profit Marketing 360

Even inexpensive video cameras can capture amazing quality nowadays, and sites like Vimeo and YouTube offer free platforms to share your organization’s video with the larger world. Telling stories is one of the elemental qualities of humans.

YouTube ups the ante for nonprofits

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

as "YouTubes for nonprofits." Of course, all this time, many nonprofits have also been posting their videos to YouTube as well, although many felt that their clips were being lost among the millions of videos there. Starting today, YouTube is upping the ante for nonprofits, to encourage them to use their site as means of communicating their mission and message to the general public. Tags: video YouTube Nonprofit marketing communications

A YouTube for Nonprofits?

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

By now you've probably at least heard of YouTube - the web site where users upload their home made videos. that intends to become somewhat of a YouTube for the nonprofit community. Unlike the amateurish productions that rule YouTube, DoGooder.TV or even on YouTube? Posting videos is not free here (as it is on the advertising supported YouTube). over YouTube is that the visitors here are looking for nonprofits and service information.

YouTube now has auto captioning

Search Marketing for Nonprofits

Not only is this development amazing for those who are deaf (including my friend Christie) but there are also SEO implications. Here’s the announcement from the Google blog. Here’s the summary: You Tube now has autocaptioning using the same voice recognition algorithms in Google Voice to automatically generate captions for video.

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Facebook, Twitter and YouTube Are Tools For Diplomacy

Blue Sky Collaborative

social media is a perfect fit for the social sector. nonprofits and other orgs working toward the greater good can leverage these "free" tools. of course its takes time and resources to come up with an effective strategy but atleast

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

On YouTube? Canva shows you how to create compelling YouTube thumbnails that can attract attention within a split-second. How’s everyone holding up out there?

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How to Solve Any Nonprofit Marketing Problem [New Video]

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Watch it on YouTube ). 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.). I hear LOTS of nonprofit marketing problems each year, and sometimes there’s a quick solution.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Communicators

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Find out how you can take advantage of YouTube’s donation cards. Happy Friday, everyone!

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Sh*t Bureaucrats Say

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I hope this new SBS YouTube Channel fills up with more videos soon. I rarely just re-post a video on my blog these days, however this is a must-see for my government/public sector readers. I think I heard about 50% of those phrases and acronyms from my clients this week alone (lol).

Stuck on how to make a video? The experts weigh in.

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The folks over at YouTube just sent me a free e-guide on video. It’s called Playbook Guide: YouTube for Good , and you can access it for free here.

7 Can’t-Miss FREE #GivingTuesday Resources for Nonprofits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Search the #givingtuesday hashtag on: YouTube. Are you getting ready for Giving Tuesday ? A little lost on where to start? .