Why Nonprofit Content Marketers Are Turning to Podcasts


There are many types of mediums content marketers use for their non-profits, but one unlikely candidate organizations are turning to is the podcast. For those that don’t know, podcasts are digital audio files available on the internet for downloading and are usually part of a larger series. Interested listeners can usually subscribe to podcasts and […].

30 Great Podcasts for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

You'll find inspiring and educational podcasts (in both audio and video) on every topic from social media and nonprofit technology to cause marketing and fundraising ideas. Check out these 30 great podcasts for nonprofits to get started! audio development Fundraising nonprofit non-profit Non-profit Communications Non-profit technology nptech podcasting professional

Podcasting as Digital Storytelling: Behind the Scenes Look | NTEN

AFP Blog

Podcasting as Digital Storytelling: Behind the Scenes Look | NTEN : f course, in its most rudimentary form, a podcast is simply a digital audio recording delivered to listeners who can hear it at their convenience. But a podcast can be a vehicle for storytelling, if you make the effort to infuse it with a narrative. In the case of the “askDeborah podcast,” the narrative began even before the recording sessions.

Podcasting Dos and Donts

AFP Blog

From Feed for AllPodcasting Dos and Donts: "How and Where to Locate Podsafe MusicNothing really polishes a podcast more than background music or theme music. While many enjoy streaming Internet Audio and recording songs they like over the Internet, these songs cannot legally be used in a podcast.PodSafe MusicPodsafe. In the music world, these music segments are referred to as intros and extros.


Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

Well, here's a trend that is just starting to break over the horizion - using RSS feeds to provide audio content. Well, its new to me , and probably to most of you, but a quick survey of the web shows me that there are already a surprising number of podcasts buzzing in cyberspace. Everone seems to be talking about the Dawn and Drew Show, for example: a married couple broadca -- oops, podcasting from their 1895 farmhouse in Wisconsin.

Should You Podcast? | Idealware


Skip to Main Content Area Helping Nonprofits Make Smart Software Decisions Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Topics Reports Articles Online Training Blog Custom Resources Donate About Should You Podcast? Podcasts are like the ability to create a radio show that reaches your constituents. At the end of the day, a podcast is still pretty time consuming to create. If so, then podcasting might absolutely be a good opportunity for you.

09NTC Nonprofit Radio: How to Make Podcasts That Promote Your Brand and Engage Supporters

Amy Sample Ward

I’m here at the 09NTC in Corey Pudhorodsky and Chad Norman’s session on podcasting! Session Description: With portable music players, smart phones, and cheap bandwidth everywhere, more and more online marketers are turning to podcasting as a powerful way to extend the reach of their brands and engage supporters. We’ll discuss how to produce a podcasts using free tools and from scratch, including pre-production, recording, editing, processing, and rendering.

Cheap, Easy, and Underutilized Online Communication for Nonprofits


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Bye-Bye Big Vision Podcast: 70+ Interviews Over 7 Years with Social Changemakers

Have Fun - Do Good

I just told my VegCookbook Club that I''m stepping down as its organizer, and now I''m letting go of the Big Vision Podcast. I started the Big Vision Podcast in 2006 about six months after starting Have Fun, Do Good. You can listen on iTunes and on the podcast''s home page.

Quick Hit: Art of Relevance Video, Podcast, and a Google Hangout this week

Museum 2.0

AUDIO - PRATFALLS PODCAST Immediately after leaving the Minnesota Historical Society, I sat down with Levi Weinhagen as a guest on his Pratfalls podcast. I've been traveling a lot recently, exploring the ideas behind The Art of Relevance with colleagues around the US.

Podcasting for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I'm also wondering about removing barriers to podcasting for nonprofits in countries without much infrastructure, like Cambodia. Podcasting Without An Ipod, Internet Access, or Electricity 2. Conversation with Andy Carvin about Podcasting in the Third World. Meanwhile on this side of the world, via Nancy White : A frequent audio show/podcast about Multiple Sclerosis: From breaking research news, to personal stories, fundraising tips, book reviews, and much more

Nonprofits and Blogging: I'm on the Chronicle of Philanthropy's Social Good Podcast

Have Fun - Do Good

My chat with host, Allison Fine, about nonprofits and blogging is up on The Chronicle of Philanthropy's Social Good Podcast today. You can listen to the 18-minute interview on the little audio player embedded in the CoP's post, Building Better Nonprofit Blogs , or on iTunes.

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Podcasting as Digital Storytelling: Behind the Scenes Look


We were talking about the “askDeborah” podcast , which is now a feature in the NTEN:Change quarterly journal. Annaliese pointed out to us that podcasting is usually not perceived as digital storytelling , and we agreed that this is an idea worth discussing. Of course, in its most rudimentary form, a podcast is simply a digital audio recording delivered to listeners who can hear it at their convenience. By Deborah Elizabeth Finn , on behalf of Community TechKnowledge.

Green Jobs Now has a podcast: lessons learned


Green Jobs Now , a national campaign for a new, inclusive green economy that we’re providing technical and strategic support for, now has its very first podcast listed in the iTunes Directory. The organizers for the day of action, Green for All , 1Sky , and the We Campaign , have had a couple conference calls since day one, but no way to effectively distribute that audio until now. Setting up a podcast is a great way to get your message out there.

Craigslist Nonprofit Bootcamp: Podcast and Videos Available

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The podcast from our session can the Craigslist Foundation site and our slides can be found here. With enough time, I could actually make a audio version on slideshare. Susan Gordon & Beth Kanter , originally uploaded by Craigslist Foundation.

#11NPD: Podcasts, Resources, and More

Tech Soup Blog

If you couldn't make it to CompassPoint Nonprofit Day in September, check out their recently-updated Nonprofit Day resources for audio podcasts, session resources, and blog posts.

Ponzi's Podcasting Protest

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Ponzi will be posting her audio interviews she did during blogher hopefully soon. Read about her experiences doing audio during a conference session here. She did about 30-40 of them! Wow, I'm impressed. She rocks as an interviewer!

Another tool for podcasting?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Audioacrobat is another tool to put audio on the Internet using your phone. It also has some other features too

Jerry Coltin on Arts Organizations and Podcasting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" They covered the why, what, and how to get started of podcasting in the arts sector. Jerry Coltin gave an excellent overview which included listening to and showing some examples of arts podcasting and video podcasting. Museum Podcasting Resources.

Buzz! News onPhilanthropy: Newest onPhilanthropy Blog Focuses on Video and Podcasts

AFP Blog

News onPhilanthropy: Newest onPhilanthropy Blog Focuses on Video and Podcasts: "Newest onPhilanthropy Blog Focuses on Video and PodcastsWe've wanted to do this one for a while, so last week the team here at onPhilanthropy quietly launched media, our new blog on distributed audio and video. NEW BLOG from OnPhilanthropyBuzz!

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More Nonprofit Podcasts

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The Alzheimer Society of Ontario recently launched a podcast series called Talk for. The half-dozen podcasts were rolled out in January and February as part of the publicity for fundraising activites held in 46 communities across Ontario. According to the post, the authors believes it was the first Canadian healthcare charity to offer a podcast. I must have miss this, but I also learned that Britt Bravo joined the ranks of nonprofit podcasters with her first podcast.

Now that's a podcast!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

" Mal Booth, Head of Research Centre, at the Australian War Memorial Museum comes word of museum podcasting from down under. We've just ventured out for the first time into podcasting. I like the podcasts MoMA Audio do and we've used them as a bit of a role model, even though we are a history museum.) This raises a question in my mind as to whether any museums are or will create podcasts for virtual visitors or just as a tool for actual, real-time visitors?

Podcasting at NPOtech Events/Conferences

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Gregory Heller did a little snippet of a audio clip of his conversation with Amanda Hickman about tagging. Maybe Marnie Webb and the others presenting at the Chicago conference in July will podcast their session. I mean maybe the idea would be to somehow aggregate all the audio feeds of all npotech sessions podcast that one could subscribe to. Sort of do what nptech tag in delicious does for audio.

Points of Entry into Podcasting for Nonprofits

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

As David acknowledged to the audience before launching into a audio geek show and tell session, "Your equipment depends on your needs. You can get going with podcasting pretty easily and cheaply using a tool like hipcast and your cellphone as Steve Garfield.

Web 2.0 Part III: Blogs, Podcasting and Vlogs

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Part III: Blogs, Podcasting and Vlogs September 27, 2006 When I start out these series, I seem to have an idea in hand about how to organize them, which, invariably, gets rearranged in the course of writing. So, here’s the post about Blogs, and their follow ons: podcasting and vlogging. Their natural follow-ons, podcasting and vlogging are not as ubiquitous, or as frequently used in the nonprofit technology space. As for podcasting and vlogging.

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Podcasting 101 Live Blogging from Boston Podcamp

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

The next session I attended was Podcasting 101 by John Walker of themshow.com He gave us an overview of the process, equipment, and skills you need, answering questions along the way. Podcaster's choice. Adjust the audio signal and keeps the quality high.

Lisa Williams Gives Kick Ass Podcasting Presentation!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Her presentation on audio blogging was fantastic! It helped me move past my audio phobia and I'm going to do it, damn it! I only knew a handful of blogher participants, so I was delighted to see fellow Berkman Thursday night blogger , Lisa Williams.

Leesa Barnes: How To Plan A Killer Podcast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

She was one of the few women presenting too and later during a brief podcast interview I did with her, we discussed that issue. Her session, " Plan a Killer Podcast " was fantastic! What type of planning do you do for your podcasts?

Live Blogging Podcamp: Steve Garfield's Thunderstorm of Podcasting

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I learned a lot about some simple ways to get started with podcasting that don't cost a lot of money or require a huge amount of technical skill. I think this is a good way to just start to explore the medium and this genre of podcasting/videocasting without lots of money or time.

Doctors without Borders Podcast Creates Connection

Have Fun - Do Good

I got a press release this week (I feel so alternative media), announcing that Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres has started podcasting (yay!). The podcast, Frontline Reports will feature emergency updates from Doctors without Borders projects all over the world.

13 Women Changing the World

Have Fun - Do Good

I've interviewed soooo many amazing women for the Big Vision Podcast who are changing the world that I thought I'd post a sampler of interviews with 13 women from over the last four years. I've included links to each audio interview, as well to transcripts (when they're available).

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Nonprofit Radio: How to Make Podcasts That Promote Your Brand and Engage Supporters


By now, podcasting should be considered an established medium. Yet, even after four years of general public awareness, there are still many misunderstandings about how podcasting can be used by individuals and organizations. These uncertainties may be why many nonprofits still hesitate to adopt podcasting as a part of their new media strategy. No reason to be afraid: the important part of this definition is that the audio content is syndicated.

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Mpower Open Podcast | Non-Profit Tech Blog

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

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One Way to Create a Podcast

Have Fun - Do Good

I don't have as much experience with podcasting considering I just put my first one up this week, but I thought I would share how I did it for anyone who was interested in producing their own. Because of my husband's work, I had access to professional sound equipment: A Marantz PMD 660 Solid State Digital Recorder, (another professional option is an M-audio recorder ), a dynamic microphone, Electro-Voice 635A , and a cable to connect the microphone to the computer.

Big Vision Podcast: Interview with Mei-ying Ho

Have Fun - Do Good

The sixth Big Vision podcast is up and it's an interview with the Co-Director of the School of Unity and Liberation , Mei-ying Ho. I transcribed and posted Mei-ying's interview early last month, but didn't have time to edit and post the audio until just recently.

Where to Find Great Free Music for a Video

Tech Soup Blog

If you're creating a video, a podcast, an online training, or any other project that might benefit from adding some sweet tunes, the Free Music Archive (FMA) offers more than 80,000 free, completely legal-to-use audio downloads.

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More on Podcasting Without Electricity. some creative ideas from the Walker

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And while on the topic of nonprofit podcasting, the thread on TechSoup. I'm a big fan of the Walker's experimentation with blogs, wikis, and podcasting. Eric posted some excellent thoughts on the problem that Cambodian bloggers have to get past - podcasting without electricity. We have a couple of projects going on at the Walker Art Center that are audio based. In some ways this may help with your question about podcasting without electricity.

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Meet Cynthia

Connection Cafe

Meet Cynthia Balusek, Convio Support Manager and first interviewee for the new Connection Cafe podcast series. Connection Cafe Podcast 1 - Cynthia Balusek. Download audio file Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. Each month you'll get to meet a Convio employee like Cynthia and learn what makes them tick. Sit back, relax and have a listen.

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Brian and Ruby's Nonprofit Blogging and Podcasting Presentation at RPTnet Conference

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you're interested in nonprofits and blogging and podcasting , drop everything and go read Brian C. There is also an audio clip on the site of an interview done as a demo during the session. (I

Meet Nikhil Kumar

Connection Cafe

Connection Cafe Podcast 6 - Nikhil Kumar. Download audio file Author: Corey Pudhorodsky. Nikhil Kumar. This month's interview with a Convio employee is with Nikhil Kumar, our Vice President of Service Delivery.

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A Chat With Judi Sohn

Connection Cafe

As some of you may know, my podcasting history extends back before I started posting on the Connection Café For several years I published a podcast called the 501c3Cast which gave me some amazing opportunities to meet entergetic, smart, community-focused people in the nonprofit sector.

Girls' Night Out with a Twist: Dining for Women and the Power of Giving Circles

Have Fun - Do Good

Longtime Have Fun, Do Good Readers and Big Vision Podcast listeners may remember my interview with Dining for Women's Founder, Marsha Wallace, in September 2007. You can read the edited transcript below, or listen to the interview on the Big Vision Podcast homepage , or on iTunes.