YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.

AFP Blog

YouTube - Broadcast Yourself. : "YouTube is an interactive worldwide community—there are a lot of ways to use the platform to inform people, get them to participate, and grow awareness of your organization

Pamal Broadcasting Keeps Local Residents Informed & Safe through Instant Alerts

Mobile Commons

Enter Pamal Broadcasting, which runs radio stations WSPK and WHUD in upstate New York. “I think it’s mind-boggling that there are still places that don’t use text.” – Steve Vittoria, Pamal Broadcasting That doesn’t have to be anything catastrophic.

The Multi-Platform Museum: Coming Live to You on May 18

Museum 2.0

You know how Ira Glass recently broadcast his radio show This American Life live to movie theaters across North America? I'm doing a workshop with the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History which includes a public lecture on "the multi-platform museum" on May 18 at 3pm ET (GMT -5).

See What’s Out There » Blog Archive » The Calling

See What's Out There

HBO, A&E, PBS… Danny has made moving and impactful broadcast documentaries for more than 15 years. But he keeps making those broadcast documentaries. to be broadcast in 2009 on PBS. “THE CALLING&# is projected for broadcast on PBS in 2009.

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NetCentric Advocacy: If the poorest and most abused peoples had a network would anyone watch?

Network-Centric Advocacy

Now The Hub is a network broadcast of the stories to the world. Welcome to the Hub - a global platform for human rights media and action, including video, audio and photos related to violations of human rights of all kinds, whether they be political, civil, social, economic or cultural rights. Now The Hub is a network broadcast of the stories to the world. NetCentric Advocacy Advocacy Strategy for the Age of Connectivity.

EENs Avatars Campaign Brings Online Marketing to Life - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop


Most of the piece broadcast to millions of Brazilians was about the outrage that we represented Brazils efforts in the worldwide fight against poverty by a spoilt blonde girl. Its good that GCAP is promoting a new platform to connect different types of folks.

YouTube calls for Video Volunteers to Help Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

The mission of YouTube’s Video Volunteers platform is to connect nonprofit organizations with skilled video makers who can help them broadcast their causes through video, reaching new audiences online and driving action around issues and projects that matter to them. There are lots of great organizations who need your help to broadcast thei cause and change the world.

5 Ways to Gain The Upper Hand in Facebook’s Newsfeed

Connection Cafe

Facebook is a platform built on driving personal connections. We log onto the platform to get updates on our friends and families. It’s not a platform for brands—even though brands are now using the platform to connect with over 2 Billion users. It’s a platform built for people to connect with people. Broadcast your impact with Facebook Live: Live video is the #1 type of content on Facebook, getting more reach and engagement than videos and pictures.

New on SSIR: Should Nonprofits Act Like Businesses or People?

Amy Sample Ward

In as little as 30 seconds, you just visited four different platforms, engaged with potentially hundreds of people, and didn’t stop once to think about what you were doing. My latest contribution to the Stanford Social Innovation Review opinion blog is up! .

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Facebook Announces Overhaul of Newsfeed: What Does It Mean for Nonprofits?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

And the one great thing about social media, particularly Facebook, is that you get to hear from many people wishing you a happy day because the platform alerts them. Yesterday was my birthday.

Live Streaming Video for Nonprofits


What Platforms Make Sense for Nonprofits? Here’s a list of the platforms that nonprofits are likely to find useful: YouTube Live Events. This mobile-only and Twitter-friendly platform allows you to capture video in the moment and broadcast it to the world instantly.

First Reflections on Jumo

Amy Sample Ward

For comparison’s sake — Apple’s Ping had 2,000 artists two months out of the gate.)&# I’ve been playing around with the new social platform this morning and wanted to share some of my early reactions. (So Beyond a Platform. As you may have heard , Jumo is now open in beta.

2012 SXSW Interactive – #nptech Highlights

Amy Sample Ward

Start Some Good, a platform for social good groups – whether nonprofit organizations or not – to raise funds and build community, highlighted eight diverse projects working for social impact at an evening event hosted by Center61 at SXSW.

American College of Preventive Medicine’s Annual Conference

Amy Sample Ward

Description : Social media tools allow for people to connect: broadcasting messages to real time communication, online networking to offline collaboration. This session explores some of the ways individuals and organizations have used social media in crisis situations, like the earthquake in Haiti, and how various tools and platforms have developed to match the specific needs of rescue or service efforts. Date : February 19th, 2011. Location : San Antonio, TX.

Voto Latino Finds Text Messaging to be an Effective Way to Register New Voters

Mobile Commons

They broadcast across all their digital platforms, directing their constituents to their online voter registration tool. This election promises to be one of the most divisive in our nation’s history – and one that may come down to a razor-thin margin in a few crucial states.

Mobile Commons Supports Special Language Character Sets

Mobile Commons

Mobile Commons is proud to announce that our platform now supports both the universal ASCII and the GSM language character sets. How to add special characters to your text messages in the Mobile Commons Platform.

Twitter for Nonprofits: Presentation for the 140-Character Mission event

Amy Sample Ward

Every day, it seems, another grassroots effort testifies to these platforms and their ability to spread a message to thousands, even millions. What happens when marketing evolves from broadcast to conversation, fundraising changes from large donors to e-microdonations, or collaboration moves from sweaty basements to vast social networks? This Wednesday, MIT and Tie-Boston are hosting The 140-Character Mission: Social Media & Entrepreneurship event.

5 Ways to Use Social Media to Raise More Money at Year-end

Nonprofit Tech for Good

It’s incredibly simple to give money to a Facebook Fundraiser – just donate in two taps without leaving the platform. Since Instagram sponsored posts are managed via the Facebook Ad platform, you can target a similar audience or A/B test different audiences for maximum impact.

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Get Your Supporters to the Polls with our Polling Place Locator

Mobile Commons

How It Works Here’s how it works: You send out a text broadcast to your users in states that are having primaries, in support of the candidates you’ve endorsed. The stakes this election are higher than ever.

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How the Clinton Campaign Used Mobile Messaging to Engage Supporters During the Presidential Debate

Mobile Commons

You heard Secretary Clinton shout out her website from the podium – but that was just one of the digital platforms the campaign harnessed for the big event. More than 80 million people tuned in to the first presidential debate, making it the most-watched debate in American history.

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4 Takeaways from #AG2014 Social Media

Connection Cafe

It would be foolish not to leverage a free marketing platform for your organization, but it’s important to keep in mind that posting content just for the sake of it isn’t going to produce results. There are 1.23 billion users on Facebook each month.

Facebook Live For Nonprofits: How Live Streaming Helped One Org Raise Almost $100K

Connection Cafe

Facebook’s live streaming platform is empowering nonprofits to quickly engage supporters around the causes that matter most to them. Because of the storms in the area and the late evening hour, broadcast media were not going to cover this rescue.

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5 Little Known Features of Text Messaging Campaigns

Mobile Commons

Sending a bulk text message to a group of people from a mobile platform like Mobile Commons can be more complex then it seems! Large scale text message campaigns are sent via a cloud-based text messaging platform such as Mobile Commons.

Three Essential Ways Your Nonprofit Should Be Using Social Media

Connection Cafe

Social media is unique from any other platform for engaging with your donors, volunteers and supporters. Don’t just broadcast information. By: Amanda Quraishi.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Elizabeth Cowell was British broadcaster and the first female announcer to grace the television airways for the BBC in 1936, just before the network launched its television service. At just 15 years old, she built off of the success of her blog to launch the wildly popular Rookie Magazine , an online publication aimed for and by teen girls that's been credited with giving a voice and a platform for young women of her generation. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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#thankful4home: Raising Awareness Around Homelessness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Live screenings of the documentary in Chicago, and the public television broadcast premiere on WTTW-Chicago on December 17 th add momentum to the awareness campaign, and awareness may drive people to watch the film, further educating them about the issues.

How Do World Leaders Use Twitter? New Findings from Annual Twiplomacy Study

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

He is expected to surpass the United States White House account, @WhiteHouse (4,973,061), within the next days and is using Twitter as a power tool to broadcast his messages. Twiplomacy aims to identify the extent to which world leaders use Twitter and how they connect on the social network.

How to Engage Donors with Mobile


Mobile is a rapidly emerging platform for engaging donors in new and powerful ways. talk to people (one-on-one or broadcast recorded messages). Savvy fundraisers know that every time a donor interacts with their nonprofit, the bond strengthens.

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How To Track Your Twitter Engagement


Twitter has been a bit late to the party, providing very limited data unless you invested in their ad platform. Just recently however Twitter rolled out their mew Analytics platform, making it accessible to everyone. Social media isn''t a broadcasting system, it''s meant to be social, like a cocktail party. Nonprofits have been able to track gather important data about their audiences interactions with their website via Google Analytics.

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The 2016 Best Nonprofit Conferences Calendar


This conference will be the platform for improving public awareness and receptivity to direct and interactive market driven philanthropy.

82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Chatfuel is platform that enables users to create Facebook Messenger chatbots without any coding experience. Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location.

Acquiring Patients and Donors: Trust is the Foundation

Connection Cafe

Many healthcare organizations make the mistake of using new media as a broadcast tool. Increasingly, however, consumers expect dialogue and engagement from social platforms.

How Blood Banks Use SMS to Raise Support and Help Save Lives

Mobile Commons

In order to attract new donors, the program uses social media to broadcast their text message call to action.

Ten Advocacy Calls to Action for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

Facebook now allows users to raise money for charities (nonprofits) directly through its platform, and at least judging from my own news feed, the company is featuring “X is raising money for a charitable cause” notifications prominently.

Social Media Tools and Resources for Social Learning


Here’s a link to the list, which includes articles on social learning and the difference between social media and social learning, then a list of social media tools and platforms that I think go hand-in-hand with social learning. Social Media Platforms and Tools for Social Learning.

Facebook Live-A-Thon for @ASPCA Raises Over $50,000 on Giving Tuesday

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Staff member Bhavana Lalwani shared in an email interview that the organization has been testing the Facebook Live Platform for shorter events that included the donate button and got some traction. They had a strong wifi connection and used an iPhone on a tripod to broadcast the event.

How Compassionate Branding Can Work for Your Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

And don’t stop with one platform—there are many to tell your story. As your organization fundraises through these diverse routes, news of the causes you raise funds for will also be broadcast to everyone who sees your campaigns. Kayla Matthews is a guest contributor for Nonprofit Hub.

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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling


Viewers may be switching platforms—that is, they will start viewing on a mobile device, then switch over to a desktop or large screen to continue consumption. Youtube is still ubiquitous as a platform (more than 100 hours of video uploaded every minute!), 4 – Know Your Platform.

Video Streaming Apps — To Stream or Not to Stream

Tech Soup Blog

Many of these stories, however, are only as good as their delivery strategy or the platforms used to connect them to wider audiences. The nonprofit sector thrives on a community of rich storytelling.

Transmedia — Making Change Across Mediums

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

When I started out, the “broadcast, festival, and screenings” model of distribution dictated community engagement strategies that were more linear, and limited. But simply put, cross-platform campaigns are the future of documentary film, and issue advocacy.

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3 Reasons to Get Board Members Involved With Online Fundraising


In other words, an inherent part of personal fundraising is broadcasting your reasons for caring about the cause to your network. Sean Chisholm is the Director of Marketing for StayClassy , a leading online fundraising platform for nonprofits.

New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

I blogged earlier this year about research that indicates very strongly we’ve replicated our offline social barriers and segmentation in our online social networking platforms. ( Visit danah boyd’s website for more information and research on this topic.) Different communities have aligned and adopted different social networks, social media tools, communications platforms, etc.

New on SSIR: Letting Technology Lead

Amy Sample Ward

I blogged earlier this year about research that indicates very strongly we’ve replicated our offline social barriers and segmentation in our online social networking platforms. ( Visit danah boyd’s website for more information and research on this topic.) Different communities have aligned and adopted different social networks, social media tools, communications platforms, etc.