Blackbaud Headed to SXSWi 2011


Blackbaud @ SXSW 2011. South by South West Interactive 2011 is upon us. Her second book, exploring how causes can excel using Twitter, comes out in the summer of 2011. He led the company’s 2011 video initiatives with the World Economic Forum and United Nations Foundation. It’s that time again.

Social Media Revolution 2011

NCE Social Media

Two years ago I posted a video on the use of social media. There is now an updated video for this called the Social Media Revolution 2011. Based on #1 International Best Selling Book Socialnomics by Erik Qualman , this video includes statistics on the world’s population, technology adoption, and the continued rise of social media. Here’s the video. Research qualman revolution Video


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Nonprofit Videos Win Big In Tufts Contest- The NonProfit Times Feb 16, 2011

AFP Blog

Nonprofit Videos Win Big In Tufts Contest- The NonProfit Times Feb 16, 2011: "Nonprofit Videos Win Big In Tufts ContestSix nonprofit video took honors in the Tufts University contest 501c3: Capturing Change on Camera inaugural video competition.

SXSW 2011: David J. Neff talks Social Media Fundraising with Frank Barry


While at SXSW 2011 I had the chance to talk with David J. Since then he’s gone on to start a non-profit focused on helping other non-profits tell stories through video ( Lights. Watch the Video from SXSW 2011. SXSW 2011: David J. Online Fundraising Social Media Video Series #nptech Facebook fundraising Non-Profit nonprofit social media Social Media Tools sxsw TwitterNeff.

2011 Online Giving Trends and 5 Tactics Your Nonprofit Must Implement Today


In our 2011 Online Giving Report we’ve combined findings from The Blackbaud Index of Online Giving with additional multi-year giving data, which allows us to pull out a very rich set of insights. Here’s a few of the highlights … Key 2011 Online Giving Trends Include. of online giving happened in October, November, and December of 2011. >> Download the Complete 2011 Online Giving Report for FREE Today. Include photos and videos if possible.

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Open Source vs. Proprietary: Graphics and Video

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The other realm of stuff that I know some about is video. Which is perhaps why the other major proprietary video player, Real Player , has had such a hard time catching on for all of these years. I notice now they seem to have added a ton of features (like video conversion from one format to another). I mean, everything.This means you don’t have to have several video players around to play different formats. You can see videos edited with Cinelerra on Vimeo.)

5th Annual DoGooder Video Awards: Submit your video today!

Amy Sample Ward

The DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards , from See3, in partnership with YouTube, are back again for the 5th year! This year, winners will again have the chance to win one of four $2500 grants generously provided by the Case Foundation , awesome video cameras from Flip Video , a free registration to next year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference provided by NTEN and more. The YouTube part is sort of like having your nonprofit video seen during the Super Bowl.).

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Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Exploring the Latest Millennial Research

Amy Sample Ward

Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. Instead of printed annual reports, try doing a video with interview and clips from what you’ve done the last year. This session focuses on Millennial Donors, with Angela White from JGA presenting. What did they find out in the Millennial Donor Report? Last year, we did research on Millennial donors and it spurred us to do it again.

Clicky Clicky: How to Add Calls to Action to Your Nonprofit’s YouTube Videos


Videos are an amazing way to share your nonprofit’s story with supporters. Thankfully, the YouTube Nonprofit Program has made it easy to add interactive calls to action to your videos. In YouTube videos, you can create links with the annotation tool, which you’ve probably seen before (they look like thought bubbles or text boxes.). Check out the StillerStrong video below. Is your organization using calls to action in your videos?

Budget Friendly Videos for Nonprofits

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Budget Friendly Videos for Nonprofits : "Video has long been a highly effective medium for getting out a message, but only in recent years — with the advent of inexpensive cameras, consumer-friendly editing software and broadband Internet — has it become truly accessible to everyone, including your nonprofit organization. The apparent ease of production, however, does not mean video-making should be taken lightly.

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Best of 2011 - Client Success Stories

Connection Cafe

We had a lot this year and I wanted to highlight a few throughout 2011 that really stood out ranging from advocacy, social media gone viral, housefile growth to epic multi-channel strategies. Check out the following top 5 client success stories of 2011: RESOLVE. Leveraged Convio solutions to execute an integrated campaign using email, advocacy action alerts, video, social media and blogging. $27 Author: Blair Naylor.

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Video and Recap of Our 2011 Connector Award Event


Earlier this month we held the 2011 Connector Award Event to celebrate the power of connection for social and environmental change. Our 2011 Connector Award recipient Washington Trails Association is one of these nonprofits. We are proud to honor WTA with our 2011 Connector Award for Engagement Leadership. We are forever amazed by the wonderful organizations we work with.

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The Power of Video Storytelling

Wild Apricot

Video can be effective for telling stories, evoking emotion, gaining support and even recruiting members. Here's a new ebook and some ideas on video storytelling. association Video Non-profit Communications

Libraries: The Oldest New Frontier for Innovation

Amy Sample Ward

Whether it’s social media platforms or content that has captured the interest of the community – from citizen journalism to video storytelling. Presentations from 2011 presentation community community engagement community-driven model erl11 libraries technologyI’m in Austin, TX, today engaging with librarians, digital curators, and technologists working at the nexus of communities and knowledge at the Electronic Resources and Libraries annual conference.

5 Reasons YouTube is More Than a Video Hub - Engage365

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5 Reasons YouTube is More Than a Video Hub - Engage365

Watch Video from 2011 Speed Geek


Make yourself our official 2011 Speed Geek cocktail, The Speed Racer (3/4 ounce vodka, 1 ounce of ginger liqueur, 1/4 ounce lime juice, top with club soda, serve over ice) and watch the presentations (below) from the Speed Geek. Flip Video quality: accidentally Dogme 95 style , but stick with it, it gets less hand-heldy as it goes on.). Flip Video quality: quieter room because we taped it during dress rehearsal, some odd zooming about but you’ll get the gist.).

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Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Successfully Going Mobile

Amy Sample Ward

Today, I’m live blogging a few sessions from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit. more likely than any other generation to post a video of themselves online. This session focuses on how to successfully get started with mobile technology, with Tonia Zampieri from Smart Online presenting. Millennial Distinctions. about 85 Million. 1st generation raised on mobiles. 95% own mobile devices. 83% sleep with mobile at bedside. 62% connect to internet wirelessly.

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Free Non-Profit Webinars for April 2011

Wild Apricot

This month, we've found 20 free webinars on topics such as: fundraising, grant writing, social media strategies, volunteer management, video tips for non-profits and much more. Here is our monthly round-up of free webinars for non-profits for the month of April. So be sure to look through the list to see what might be of interest to you or others in your organization.( read more ). membership nonprofit non-profit nptech webinar

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How To Use The New Facebook Insights (Video Tutorial)

John Haydon

Here’s a video tutorial covering all of the reports in Facebook’s new version of Insights. Facebook Analytics engagement facebook insights facebook page marketing roi video tutorialFor more information and definitions read my post over at The Nonprofit Facebook Guy , and download Facebook’s PDF guide.

Watch me cut off all my hair for #EpicThanks (video)

John Haydon

Watch this video to find out how you can help build this school, and watch Joe Waters cut off all my hair: Click the “Give” button in the widget below. Cause Marketing epic change fundraising videoThis week is EpicThanks where the entire internet will explode with gratitude. The goal this week is to build more classrooms for Shepherd Middle School in Tanzania.

In Its Fifth Year, an 'Awesome' Video Challenge to Aid Charities - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas

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In Its Fifth Year, an 'Awesome' Video Challenge to Aid Charities - Social Philanthropy - The Chronicle of Philanthropy- Connecting the nonprofit world with news, jobs, and ideas : The brothers, who are professional video bloggers (John Green is also a novelist and Hank Green is also a musician and an environmental writer) raised more than $100,000 for charities during the event last year and attracted 10 million views to videos about charities.

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Using Video to Engage Members and Supporters

Wild Apricot

A Pew Report found that "71% of online Americans use video-sharing sites such as YouTube and Vimeo." Is it time your organization considered video? engagement member engagement Video YouTuberead more ).

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Fort Worth Zoo visitors check out exhibits online, virtual video conference | The Republic

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Fort Worth Zoo visitors check out exhibits online, virtual video conference | The Republic : The answer for Dorris came by investing in much-needed technology and joining Connect 2 Texas, a network of museums and scientific nonprofit organizations that provide lessons via video conferencing for a relatively modest fee.

The Art of People Powered Storytelling Through Social Media


Take a few minutes to listen to what he’s go to say ( he’ll come by to share more in the comments if you have specific questions ) … SXSW 2011: Petri Darby Talks about Social Media Storytelling with Frank Barry. Social Media Video Series #nptech Make-a-Wish Foundation of America Non-Profit Non-profit marketing Petri Darby social media Social Media StrategyPetri Darby is the Director of Brand Marketing & Digital Strategy at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America.

Using Social Media to Put a Face on Homelessness with Mark Horvath


While at SXSW 2011 I had a got a few minutes to catch up with Mark. Watch the video from SXSW 2011 to learn more about how Mark is using the social web to change the world. SXSW 2011: Mark Horvath Talks about InvisiblePeople.TV Advocacy Social Media Video Series #nptech Blackbaud internet Non-Profit Social Media Strategy Social Media Tools sxswMark Horvath is a passionate guy with an incredible story.

NTC Day of Service 2011: The Art of Story Capture

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I was lucky enough to work along side Mark Horvath and Shawn Ahmed , both experts at capturing stories on video and sharing through social channels. This post is a roundup of the videos, photos, and tweets from the day. In the video below, he explains the concept of how they want every volunteer to understand their impact and give them feedback in person and on the social web. To be a little meta, here’s a photo by Mark Horvath as the video was being shot.

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Transparency, storytelling and teaching with CaseSoup and our new video hub | Case Foundation

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Transparency, storytelling and teaching with CaseSoup and our new video hub | Case Foundation: "That’s why we’re excited today to unveil our new video hub and announce the relaunch of CaseSoup, an exclusive series of videos produced by the Case Foundation team.With the relaunch of CaseSoup, we’re reaffirming our commitment to leverage video to report on the things that matter to our audience

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Social Media, Fortresses and Free Agents with Danielle Brigida of National Wildlife Federation


SXSW 2011: Danielle Brigida Talks Fortresses, Free Agents and Social Media with Frank Barry. Internet Social Media Video Series #nptech Danielle Brigida National Wildlife Federation Non-Profit social media Social Media StrategyIf you’ve been around the non-profit social media scene for any amount of time you’ve probably heard of (or even met) Danielle Brigida from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF).

Idealware’s Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide, Updated for 2011

Beth Kanter

Simply putting up a Facebook page or sharing a video on YouTube isn’t likely to do much good. Guest post by Laura Quinn. Idealware created the Nonprofit Social Media Decision Guide to help organizations like yours determine what results and benefits you can reasonably expect from social media, and to guide you through the process of identifying the right channels for different goals.

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Social Media for Social Good from the Foundation Center

Amy Sample Ward

Date : April 27, 2011. Video Interview. presentation Presentations from 2011 foundation center panel social mediaLocation : Foundation Center, New York, NY. Topic : Nonprofits & Social Media. Description : Facebook? Twitter? YouTube? Foursquare? With so many channels, it can be hard to know where to start or if you’re doing it well. Social media has fundamentally shifted the way we communicate, personally and professionally.

Meet Patty Huber, She Leads Social Innovation at


As you’ll hear Patty talk about in the video below, The Point had (and still has) a few problems which kept it from really taking off, but one great thing came of it – Groupon. Watch the video below to hear from Patty and learn more about that team, the work they are doing and how your non-profit could end up working with them. SXSW 2011: Patty Huber Talks Groupon and the G-Team with Frank Barry. Meet Patty Huber.

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Tips for Shooting A Winning Video For Your Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth: After you read this guest post, you’ll have lots of great tips for your nonprofit’s video. And don’t forget, The 5th Annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards is now open for submissions from members of the YouTube Nonprofit Program until March 2nd. This year, for the first time, in addition to awards for Best Small, Medium, and Large nonprofit organization videos, there is also a Best Thrifty Video category for videos produced for under $500.

Making sense of Facebook’s “Everyone” option for your Page wall (video)

John Haydon

Here’s a video that will be part of the updated Facebook Foundations course over at Charityhowto. Facebook Tips 2011 everyone facebook page marketing new nonprofit posts by page wallFacebook Page’s new have a new option for the wall: “Everyone&#. “Everyone&# sorts stories in order of relevance. Recent posts by friends, and posts with a high number or likes and comments will appear at the top of the wall. Don’t pull your hair out yet.

2011 Nonprofit DoGooder Video Contest is Back: Calling Your Best Nonprofit Videos


For the 5th year in a row, the annual DoGooder Nonprofit Video Contest , presented by YouTube and See3 Communications , is open for submission during the weeks leading up to the Nonprofit Technology Conference. If you're a nonprofit and you made a video in 2010, you should: > Submit your video today! Awesome video cameras from Flip Video. The YouTube part is sort of like having your nonprofit video seen during the Super Bowl.).

Community Building Through Social Media with Joelle Berman


Watch the video below to learn a bit more and make sure to check out their Facebook page , Twitter account and Blog. SXSW 2011: Joelle Berman Talks Social Media and Community Building with Frank Barry. Social Media Video Series #nptech Non-Profit social media Social Media Strategy sxswMeet Joelle. She’s the communications manager at Foundation for Jewish Camp (FJC) in NYC.

Flip Video Is Now a Donation Program

Tech Soup Blog

Cisco has launched a new Flip Video donation program with TechSoup. Eligible nonprofits and libraries can now each request up to five bundles of MinoHD and UltraHD video cameras. With Flip Video cameras, you can take up to one hour of high-quality digital, high-definition video anywhere. With one-button operation and flip-out USB arm, even staff or volunteers with little technical knowledge can record, edit, and upload video to the web.

Speed Geek 2011:Thanks for coming!


Sara Arkle, Idaho Conservation League • Karl Hardin, Dogwood Initiative • Brendan Mackinson, People for Puget Sound • Katie Pelly, IslandWood • Eileen Quigley, Climate Solutions, New Energy Cities • Margaret Ullman, Mountains to Sound Greenway • Eric Magnuson, Groundwire • Evan Callahan, Groundwire Look for video and recap of the presentations in the next issue of Groundwire News. Here's to another successful Speed Geek!

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Let’s Hear it for the Winners of the DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards

See What's Out There

or didn’t get a chance to check out the YouTube homepage on Saturday March 19th, you might not have seen the winners of the 2011 Awards. Nonprofits Video see3 youtubeIf you weren’t at the DoGooder Awards ceremony at the Nonprofit Technology Conference in Washington D.C. It’s okay. You’re still a good person. And the winners are [.].

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Social Media Content for Nonprofits: Video!


Transmit that personality in social media using words, images, and video. Earlier this month we hosted a knowledge share on writing social media content for nonprofits. Cynthia Hartwig and Emily Warn from Two Pens led 65 participants from Seattle-area nonprofits through a mini-version of a class they offer on social media content. Finding your voice. So often, we read and hear: “Write good content!” and then it’s back to tactics and strategies on conquering the next great social network.

Getting started with Google Plus and Circles (video)

John Haydon

This video covers the basics of using Circles, Sparks, Google Profile, and sharing updates with friends. To get the most out of this video, share it with your friends (ask them what they think) and read Chris Brogan’s list of 50 ideas / possibilities about Google Plus. 06:20 – How to share updates, photos, videos and links with your Circles.

Facebook launches completely new process for creating Pages (video)

John Haydon

This video shows you exactly how the new process works: Facebook facebook page new features video tutorialFacebook has launched a completely new process for creating a Facebook Page that includes: An idiot-proof three-step process. The ability to import images from a website. Scaled down requirements for the info section.

Everything you need to know about the new Facebook Insights (video tutorial included)


Post – The type of post (post, photo, video, link, platform post) and excerpt. Here’s a video tutorial covering all of the reports in Facebook’s new version of Insights. One October 7th, Facebook launched a completely new version of Facebook Page Insights along with several new metrics.

39 Questions Your Nonprofit Can Answer with Facebook Insights


Consistently posting a variety of photos, videos and status updates directly effects how much Facebook users interact with your Page and it’s content. In addition to liking and commenting on your Page stories, fans can also post photos, videos and updates directly on the wall (if you’ve turned this option off, rethink why). How many times did fans post videos on our Page in this specific time period? Do our fans like photos better than videos?