Awesome Video, Awful Sound? Record Audio Like a Pro

Tech Soup Blog

Check out our tips on audio below: Don't Miss Our Storymakers Gala. This Wednesday, TechSoup will celebrate five award-winning videos at our Storymakers 2014 Gala in the SOMArts Cultural Center , 934 Brannan St., We'll have special guest presenters, and we'll award $13,000 in cash prizes to nonprofits from around the globe. mobile audio nonprofit digital storytelling nonprofits Multimedia and Graphics storymakers video

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Cloggers Awards Ceremony

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

August 31st: Cambodia Bloggers Awards Ceremony. As many of you may have already read, part of my project budget was to include video blogging camera kits to give as prizes or awards to encourage video bloggers. We announced the day before that prizes would be awarded and to apply, they had to leave a comment on the conference blog with how they would use the camera or record. " The awards announcement post is here ( Note it is written in both English and Khmer.

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10 Secrets of Online Course Design from Award-Winning MOOCs

WBT Systems

It’s taught by Professor Al Filreis of the University of Pennsylvania who received Coursera’s 2016 Transformation Award for helping 140,000 students transform their lives. Coursera’s 2017 Innovation Award was given to the instructors of Learning to Teach Online , Dr. Simon McIntyre and Dr. Negin Mirriahi of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia. The post 10 Secrets of Online Course Design from Award-Winning MOOCs appeared first on WBT Systems.

Join Our 2016 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

Tech Soup Blog

Our partner See3 will announces the winners of the 2016 GoDooder Video Awards at the 2016 Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC). TechSoup's storytelling campaign will have four prizes: Best Nonprofit Video, Best Nonprofit Photo, an Audience Award, and a Stories of Tomorrow Award. The Stories of Tomorrow Award is focused on youth and the next generation. audio videoLadies and gentlemen, Storymakers 2016 is here.

Buying an LMS? Acronyms You Must Know (Part 1)

Gyrus

AVI – Audio Video Interleave: A multimedia container format introduced by Microsoft, which is not functional on most browsers, mobile devices, etc. CEU -Continuing Education Unit : Credit awarded to professionals for successfully completing continuing education programs or courses. LMS eLL LMS Award

30 Virtual and Hybrid Event Fundraising Ideas for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Alternatively, you might combine a silent auction with a shop by allowing buyers to either purchase an item at a buy-it-now or have the item awarded to the highest bidder. Consider things like ebooks, video or audio files, or even a private livestream session with a celebrity.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

They then wanted speakers to use the Presentation Audio Task, which allows speakers to record audio over each slide, to create webinar-style video recordings of their sessions. CadmiumCD is an award-winning event management platform for award-winning event professionals.

Successful Communication for Virtual & Hybrid Events

Cadmium CD

They then wanted speakers to use the Presentation Audio Task, which allows speakers to record audio over each slide, to create webinar-style video recordings of their sessions. CadmiumCD is an award-winning event management platform for award-winning event professionals.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

 With a virtual poster gallery, presenters can upload an audio or video recording within the Conference Harvester so attendees could engage fully with the poster like they would in a conference hall. Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka.

Retaining Revenue and Providing Stakeholder Value for Your Virtual Event

Cadmium CD

With a virtual poster gallery, presenters can upload an audio or video recording within the Conference Harvester so attendees could engage fully with the poster like they would in a conference hall. Written by CadmiumCD Contributor Pamela Shigeoka.

[ASK AN EXPERT] What To Do When Lead Development Staff Won’t Leave Their Desk

Bloomerang

Or, if they’re not getting out out, at least they must be front-and-center with their camera and audio turned on so they can connect face-to-face via a digital platform convenient for the donor. . Our Ask An Expert series features real questions answered by Claire Axelrad, J.D.,

Don’t Overlook These Factors When Choosing Your Next Fundraising Event Venue

Bloomerang

Some facilities also charge for parking, WIFI, Audio Visual, Stages, etc. Madison Gonzalez is a National Public Speaker, Storyteller of the Year Award-Winner, Best-Selling Author of Dear Mirror, Events Manager, and Published Poet.

Donor Spotlight: Lavelle Fund for the Blind

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Soon afterwards in 2007, we won our first major award from the United States Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), which, in turn, allowed us to build Bookshare into a national asset. It was again a grant from the Lavelle Fund (our third) that allowed us to develop the ability to provide accessible MP3 audio versions of our materials and realize the enormous potential impact of mobile reading options for individuals with print disabilities.

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Free Digital Storytelling Online Event

Robert Weiner

From September 30 to October 21, TechSoup will host a free Digital Storytelling online event including expert roundtable discussions, nonprofit case studies, online discussions, live chat, and a community challenge with a final screening awards ceremony in the virtual world of Second Life. We will help you learn how to maximize the impact of your organization's message with online audio, video, and images.

Best Hybrid Event Platforms

AccelEvents

Accelevents is an award-winning hosting platform that is designed for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events of all types and sizes. In 2020, BigMarker received Capterra’s award for Best Ease of Use Webinar Software, Best Value Webinar Software, and was among the Top 20 Webinar Software.

Digital Storytelling Challenge Awardees Announced!

Tech Soup Blog

Last night, we held our Digital Storytelling Challenge Awards Party here at TechSoup headquarters in San Francisco. These stories help convey the work they do, advance their missions, and highlight the communities they're working within by giving a visual (and sometimes audio) story to help supporters connect with their mission and values. Second Place: Dragonfly Forest by Dragonfly Forest awarded Adobe Audition software and a Flickr Pro account.

Flexibility and Resilience Carries the Day for Big Brothers Big Sisters Houston

Greater Giving

At the evening’s conclusion, a bottle of wine was raffled off to those who made it to the end of the program and a prize was awarded to the chef who won the most votes after the meal.

End-of-Year Event Fundraising in 2021

The Modern Nonprofit

For convenience, you can use Facebook or Instagram live as well, although the quality of both video and audio might be limited. Gamify and incentivize with swag bags, t-shirts, recognition, awards, and rewards. Estimated Reading Time: 7 minutes END-OF-YEAR EVENT FUNDRAISING IN 2021.

New Mobile Challenge: NetSquared + UC Berkeley

Amy Sample Ward

Cell phones, combined with GPS, cameras, video, audio, and SMS are transforming the way the world understands and responds to emerging crises. Winners will receive cash awards of $15,000 (first place), $10,000 (second place), and $5,000 (third place) to implement their ideas. Originally posted on the NetSquared blog. NetSquared is pleased to announce a new Partner Challenge with University of California at Berkeley’s Human Rights Center.

10X: CEO’s Update: Spring 2014

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

The application allows any user to send information—including photos, videos, audio, or text—simply and securely to a Martus account. The Oak Foundation just awarded us a grant to provide accessible content to people with qualifying learning differences (like dyslexia) in Brazil, India, and the United Kingdom. Kushal is the founder and co-chairman of Vittana, an award-winning nonprofit that fights youth poverty in developing countries. 10X: ten times the impact.

Best Hybrid Event Platforms

AccelEvents

Accelevents is an award-winning hosting platform that is designed for virtual, hybrid, and in-person events of all types and sizes. In 2020, BigMarker received Capterra’s award for Best Ease of Use Webinar Software, Best Value Webinar Software, and was among the Top 20 Webinar Software.

Big News in Benetech's Human Rights Program: New Funding and Enhanced Tools!

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

We’re excited to share that our Human Rights Program has been awarded a two-year, $2.2 The Mobile Martus prototype allows users to send crucial data from the field—text, photographs, audio and video—to the Martus network of secure servers. This post originally appeared on the new Benetech''s Blog.

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Leveraging Impact through Technology (LIT)

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Today I’m delighted to share the exciting news about the new award we just received from OSEP to build upon Bookshare’s success and significantly improve access for students with disabilities. This last September, Benetech won a 3 million dollar award over one year from OSEP for a project we call Leveraging Impact through Technology, or, very appropriately, LIT. The annual observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) is today, December 3rd.

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Storymakers 2014 Winners — A Global Success

Tech Soup Blog

"We are beyond thrilled to accept the grand prize award for this year's 2014 Storymakers challenge. The winner of the digital storytelling award that promotes a youth cause or STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) is "Free Running in Baltimore" by Wide Angle Youth Media, created by Tyson Sanford-Griffin. "We are thrilled to have won the audience choice award for our video, 'Where Manos Serves.' The world is changing.

Tips for Shooting A Winning Video For Your Nonprofit

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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. DSLR Audio Isn’t Good. This year, for the first time, in addition to awards for [.]

Things We Like (November 2014)

NTEN

Do you prefer to experience the wonders of the cosmos in audio form? Whether you make a living from your lens or not, PhotoPhilanthropy’s 2014 Activist Awards welcome your photoessay entry. A monthly roundup of our favorite nonprofit tech resources and other goodies. Read more posts on our blog. In honor of the ESA’s Philae probe landing on a comet (NO BIG DEAL OR ANYTHING), xkcd creator Randall Munroe has given us this commemorative cartoon version of the sights of Philae in space.

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Meet Sandy Schmieder

Connection Cafe

She was recently honored at our annual party by receiving a Convio Star award for Client Focus. This award is given each year to Convio employees who have been nominated by their peers and reviewed by the Executive team. Download audio file Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. Sandy Schmieder. For the first podcast interview of 2012, I'm excited to have a chance to share a conversation I had with Sandy Schmieder, a Senior Project Manager on Convio's Services team.

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This tool turns your smartphone or desktop computer into an audio recorder that allows you to easily share audio messages and podasts with your supporters. This website allows users to build visually appealing interactive timelines using video, audio, images, location, social media, and timestamps. A winner of numerous “Best App” awards, this app will likely become your favorite new social newsreading app.

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Open Data Kit: Mobile Phones for Social Change

NTEN

We were honored to meet him at the Nonprofit Technology Conference this year, where he accepted his award. With Open Data Kit , grassroots activists can capture and export text, photos, video, audio, bar codes, even location. The Antonio Pizzigati Prize for Software in the Public Interest is an annual award for open source software developers who add significant value to the nonprofit sector and movements for social change.

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The search for good web conferencing

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

In my searches for tools that would allow me to start this endeavor, I had several things I wanted: Possibility of showing slides and sharing my Linux and Mac Desktop Audio conferencing (two way) Chat capabilities Clean, professional, bug-free interface Low (or no) infrastructure costs or setup Truly cross platform Inexpensive (but not necessarily free.) 15 per person/minute for audio is very tough to swallow. It does, apparently, do audio via VOIP. controlling audio etc).

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Great reads from around the web on January 5th

Amy Sample Ward

" You can listen to the audio recording of the interview or read the transcript. in marketing, hired agencies that made him or her look good, learned how to manage big budgets and award-winning creative and then got in the running for the corner office. I come across so many great conversations, ideas, and resources all over the web every day. Here are some of the most interesting things I’ve found recently (as of January 5th).

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Benetech: the Equilibrium Change Machine

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Even though I’m a Skoll Award winner, it really made me think about my organization, Benetech, and what we are trying to accomplish. I always refer aspiring social entrepreneurs to the article when they ask me how they can win a Skoll Award. Before Benetech was founded, blind people were read to either in person by a family member, volunteer, or paid reader, or via audio cassette tape.

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Flip Video Spotlight and See3 Present “Mission Video” Webinar

See3

They designed these custom Flip “trophies&# for the 2009 DoGooderTV Nonprofit Video Awards, and they’re continually demonstrating their commitment to providing necessary digital resources to the nonprofit community. You can access the slidedeck and audio here. We’ve really enjoyed getting to know the folks at Flip Video Spotlight.

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WeAreMedia ToolBox: Micro Media Tools - Twellow

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The month of October we've been focusing on building out the Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and awarding t-shirts to contributors! The tools listed include one from each - text, audio, and video - but there are many, many others.  Today we're looking at Micro Media tools. This is any form of concentrated content created using social tools that broadcast text, voice, images, or video to targeted Web and mobile communities.

100+ Fundraising Event Ideas to Try in 2021 and Beyond

Qgiv

The winners are then awarded with their prizes! Talent show – Recruit some passionate supporters to showcase their talent and award the most popular one with a fun prize! You’ll need an entertaining emcee and some prizes, trophies, or certificates as awards.

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TargetSpot Internet Radio Advertising

Network-Centric Advocacy

Advertisers use TargetSpot's award-winning platform to reach and target internet radio listeners with high-impact audio and video advertising. Since launch in 2007, TargetSpot has received numerous awards and recognition, including Always On's "Always On Media 100," Inside Radio's "Seven Changing Radio Now" and Radio-Info.com's "Radio's Innovators". Has anyone used this in campaign and issue work yet?

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » Free Nonprofit Online Video Consulting at the NTC in New Orleans

See3

Danny is a producer, director and editor whose films have aired on PBS, HBO and A&E and have been nominated for an Academy Award and national Emmy Awards. Sit with Danny Alpert, See3 Executive Producer and Award Winning Documentary filmmaker and brainstorm on new video stories, approaches and styles, explore how to repurpose your existing audio-visual assets and how to distribute your media to the widest and most effective audiences.

60 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This tool turns your smartphone or desktop computer into an audio recorder that allows you to easily share audio messages and podasts with your supporters. This website allows users to build visually appealing interactive timelines using video, audio, images, location, social media, and timestamps. A winner of numerous “Best App” awards, this app will likely become your favorite new social newsreading app.

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WeAreMedia ToolBox: This Week We're Working Crowdsourcing, Micro Media, and Lifestreaming Tools

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The month of October we've been focusing on building out the Nonprofit Social Media Tool Box and awarding t-shirts to contributors! The tools listed include one from each - text, audio, and video - but there are many, many others.  Week Three of the We Are Media Toolbox begins! 

Make Your Nonprofit Website More Accessible with OpenAIR

Tech Soup Blog

Within the HTML for a web page, all photos and graphics have ALT tags, allowing someone with a sight impairment to hear, via their special audio browser, what graphics and photos are on a page. 
. You get to be part of a unique, award-winning, internationally recognized event. Each year, Knowbility hosts OpenAIR (Accessibility Internet Rally).

Fundraising QuickStart Program

Get Fully Funded

Grantwriting is the most common fundraising strategy used by nonprofits and for good reason: millions in grants are awarded each year to nonprofits around the world. BONUS #1: “3 Keys to Successful Fundraising in Good Times and Bad” ebook and audio. This training kit contains a short, to-the-point workbook and an audio CD to help you focus your thinking and set yourself up for success. BONUS #2: “How to Take the Fear Out of Fundraising” ebook and audio.

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Outstanding Offers and New Products of 2014 (Bonus: Crossword Puzzle!)

Tech Soup Blog

Bitdefender 2015 Award-Winning Security. Award-winning Bitdefender comes praised by PC Mag , AV-Test, AV-Comparatives, and others. Conferencing options let you share your screen or presentation, use your computer or smartphone audio (no dialing in), and add up to four presenters to a live video feed. Tech Donations: How Much Do You Know? To those of you who found this crossword puzzle in your New Product Alert , thanks for subscribing! This is our idea of a fun gift to you.

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111 Low-Cost or Free OnlineTools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A winner of numerous “Best App” awards, this app will likely become your favorite new social newsreading app. This website allows users to build visually appealing interactive timelines using video, audio, images, location, social media, and timestamps. This tool turns your smartphone or desktop computer into an audio recorder that allows you to easily share audio messages and podasts with your supporters. Audioboo is a social network of audio recordings.

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