You Too Can YouTube

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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.

YouTube Tips

Non Profit Marketing 360

In a new book, Social Media for Social Good , author Heather Mansfield suggests 11 best practices for using YouTube to your organization’s best advantage. Uncategorized Non-profit organization Social Media video YouTubeNetwork for Good’s Katya Andresen provides a summary of the top 11 in two installments, here and here.

40k to 4 Million Views! Boost YOUR YouTube Video Views (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Guest blogger Mark Horvath founded and leads Invisible People who shares how to boost your YouTube views from meh to magnificent. I was thrilled with the performance of Invisible People’s YouTube channel for the last few years. The Secrets to YouTube Growth.

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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.

YouTube Nonprofit Video Contest

The Agitator

So go ahead, enter the 6th annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards sponsored by YouTube, with the Nonprofit Technology Network (NTEN) and See3 Communications. Regular Agitator readers know I’m a big fan of online videos to support nonprofit fundraising and communications.

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.

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).

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.

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 fabulous video tips - and videos - from YouTubers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

In 2007, YouTube stars, the Vlogbrothers aka Hank and John Green, started an initiative called Project for Awesome, calling for YouTube users across the world to “take over YouTube” by creating videos that promote their favorite charities and causes.

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.

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

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.

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.

Great new in-video interactive functionality now available for YouTube Non-profit Partners

Giving in a Digital World

Back in March I wrote about the launch of YouTube’s ‘Call to Action’ feature enabling UK and US organisations in its Non-profit Partners Programme to place overlay ads linking direct to their own websites from their YouTube videos for free – basically turning YouTube videos into simple interactive video ads. Tags: YouTube Annotations Bryan Miller Call to Action YouTube non-profit partner

Great new in-video interactive functionality now available for YouTube Non-profit Partners

Giving in a Digital World

Back in March I wrote about the launch of YouTube’s ‘Call to Action’ feature enabling UK and US organisations in its Non-profit Partners Programme to place overlay ads linking direct to their own websites from their YouTube videos for free – basically turning YouTube videos into simple interactive video ads. Tags: YouTube Annotations Bryan Miller Call to Action YouTube non-profit partner

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

YouTube launches free in-video clickable ads for UK and US non-profit partners

Giving in a Digital World

Last week YouTube launched a new feature called ‘Call to Action’ for Non-profit Partner s , allowing them to place overlay ads linking direct to their own website on their YouTube videos - for free.

YouTube launches free in-video clickable ads for UK and US non-profit partners

Giving in a Digital World

Last week YouTube launched a new feature called ‘Call to Action’ for Non-profit Partner s , allowing them to place overlay ads linking direct to their own website on their YouTube videos - for free.

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.

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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 [.].

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.

nonprofit marketing with YouTube, MySpace, and more

Studio 501c

The npMarketing Blog recently published a great overview of how the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) uses Web services such as YouTube (online video), MySpace (online community popular with young people), and Frappr (online mapping) to promote its cause. YouTube.

nonprofit marketing with YouTube, MySpace, and more

Studio 501c

The npMarketing Blog recently published a great overview of how the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) uses Web services such as YouTube (online video), MySpace (online community popular with young people), and Frappr (online mapping) to promote its cause. YouTube.

More Metrics - KPIs

Social Media Bird Brain

Here's a video I found on YouTube that seeks to explain things: small nonprofits metrics business terms KPI key performance indicators measurements youtubeWhat is a KPI - Key Performance Indicator? Basically it's a metric and like all metrics, is as useful as you make it.

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.

Don't Miss This Opportunity: The YouTube Nonprofit Program

Mission Minded

How to Use Live-Streaming Video to Share Stories as They Happen

J Campbell Social Marketing

Live-streaming videos are broadcast almost exclusively through mobile apps like Facebook Live, Periscope, Instagram, YouTube, or Google Hangout. So what is “live-streaming video”? Live-streaming means filming a video as it happens and broadcasting it via social media.

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Time to ask Stephen Harper some questions!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

In less than one hour you will have the opportunity to use YouTube to submit a question directly to Prime Minister Stephen Harper. The Prime Minister’s response to the Speech from the Throne will be broadcasted live onto YouTube at approx. Here’s a link to the YouTube channel where you can submit and also vote on questions for Prime Minister Harper. And also here is a link to a YouTube blog with more info about the initiative: [link].

#HowTo: Resources To Launch Your Nonprofit’s Video Campaign

Non Profit Marketing 360

We have often pointed out the goodness of YouTube’s ‘Causes and Nonprofits’ Channel , so the question is, “Is your organization taking advantage of the second largest search engine in the webiverse?”

#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.

#PHILANTHROPY: Google Can Give Time, Resources, & AdWords To Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Google.com is default homepage in millions of browsers and YouTube has inspired citizen journalists in war-torn Syria and video mashups of cute kittens in suburbia. We have talked about developing video series that tell your story – which would likely go on YouTube, of course.

#Fundraising: To Bring Donations In, Keep Sending Emails Out

Non Profit Marketing 360

John Haydon points to numbers that demonstrates the fact that email donations double the amounts of their closest competitor, YouTube (not Facebook!). With all the buzz about social media sites like Facebook , Twitter , and Google+, we can lose track of tried-and-true outreach tools.

#HOWTO: Get Guidance From Google On Simple SEO Success

Non Profit Marketing 360

Fortunately, Google has created its own channel at its sibling site YouTube called “ Google Webmaster Central ” (Google has owned YouTube since 2006 , and within a year searches on one produced results in the other). Is your site worth searching for?

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#COMMUNICATIONS: Plan Your Nonprofit’s Story, Then Shoot The Video

Non Profit Marketing 360

Videos can also be presented in a myriad of ways: posting it on YouTube and Vimeo is a given, but with ever faster networks your organization can email them to donors, it can be shown on the big screen of a fundraising gala, and your charity’s website should include a copy as well.

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#SOCIALMEDIA: It’s OK To Say ‘No’ To Your Social Networks

Non Profit Marketing 360

Rachel offers a fine practical example: If you like talking, send out your updates on short YouTube videos.

#PRESSRELEASE: The Knowledge Fountain Launches Online Learning Website (Live Instructors) Aimed at Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

The Knowledge Fountain can also be found on YouTube and on Twitter at @TheKFountain. The latest entry in the rapidly-evolving distance learning education market is a new online education service geared exclusively to people who work for nonprofit organizations.

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