Five Nonprofits That Have Found Their Twitter Voice

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finding your Twitter voice is an accomplishment only earned through a process of trial and error and conscious experimentation. They also do not sync with Facebook and understand that Facebook requires its own voice – distinct from twittering – and has an ebb and flow completely different from that of Twitter. They are engaging and listening and not just broadcasting content, and have discovered the right amount of tweets to interest, rather than annoy their followers.

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Bringing Women a Global Voice: Jensine Larsen, World Pulse

Have Fun - Do Good

"I would wake up in the middle of the night and still hear their voices. I just had to take that chance." - Jensine Larsen Jensine Larsen is the Founder and CEO of World Pulse , a global media and communication network devoted to bringing women a global voice. They broadcast and unite women's voices from around the world into a powerful force for change. Jensine Larsen: World Pulse is a global media enterprise fully devoted to bringing women a global voice.

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Visitor Voices Book Club Part 4: Starting to Listen

Museum 2.0

s book club on Visitor Voices in Museum Exhibitions , a collection of essays edited by Wendy Pollock and Kathy McLean. The best visitor voices projects don’t come out of marketing blitzes or grudging concessions to visitors. Ultimately, the arguments against including visitor voices come down to a lack of respect for visitors as meaning-makers in museums. But maybe that’s the sequel—moving from Visitor Voices in Museum Exhibitions to Designing for Visitor Voices in Museums.

Visitor Voices Part 3: Co-Creating and Control

Museum 2.0

This week, a look at the third section of Visitor Voices , the excellent book coedited by Kathy McLean and Wendy Pollock. The two examples in the book, the installation Explore a Painting in Depth at AGO and Question at the Cantor Arts Center, give visitors the chance to insert their own voice--personally or as a broadcast--in the understanding of art. Tags: Book Discussion: Visitor Voices usercontent

Social Media at the 2012 Olympics

NCE Social Media

Social media companies have forged partnerships with broadcasters bringing TV and the internet even closer. Facebook is crunching analyzing people post to Facebook about the games and they are broadcasting NBC’s video feeds. NBC, and other broadcasters, are posting live news to various social media sites. So if you follow NBC on Twitter or Facebook you’ll see the results of the games before the tape-delayed events are broadcast.

Taking Advantage of Texts for Fundraising and Supporter Engagement

Bloomerang

Immediate alerts with text broadcasts. Consider a text broadcast the next time you need to: send event updates, coordinate volunteers, communicate emergencies, and fundraise. All you will need to get started (besides a text broadcast tool ) is a list of contacts (ex.

How to inspire grassroots activism

Socailbrite

Whether your medium is digital or physical, it is imperative that you choose to broadcast your voice in a way that works best for you and your audience. Image by Cam Miller (CC BY NC ND). Strategies to combat the epidemic of hopelessness. Post by Eric Anderson.

10 Engaging Content Ideas for your next non-profit Newsletter

The Storytelling Non-profit

Link to the article or broadcast the organization mentioned or interviewed in and share it with your readers. Kitsch can really work for non-profits and can contribute to a unique brand voice for an organization.

Nonprofits Win Webby Awards

Care2

People's Voice Winner). People's Voice Winner). PBS , the nonprofit public broadcasting television service that distributes series such as PBS NewsHour , Masterpiece , and Frontline. People's Voice Winner The Webby Awards, one of the most prestigious internet awards for outstanding websites, honored several nonprofits this year. Check out the winners. Activism: Redue whose mission is to to rethink, reform and rebuild education. Webby Award Winner).

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Narrative Change Strategy

Forum One

The Ford Foundation partners with organizations to help dismantle entrenched narratives that undermine equity, inclusion, and tolerance to elevate underrepresented stories and diverse voices to carry social justice forward. We tell stories to make sense of the world around us.

How to set up and raise money with YouTube Fundraising

Whole Whale

There is also the general YouTube Partner Program that allows any qualifying channel to monetize their content with ads, links, and super chat during live broadcasts. They voice their support and help nonprofit channels on youtube by giving money to help them in their cause.

5 ways to use a smartphone for fundraising

Socialbrite

Voice calls, or even voice broadcasts , add a personal touch to any communication. Voice calls or text messages can be used to keep everyone in your donor base on the same page. A text-to-donate campaign for the American Red Cross. Post by Brooklin Nash.

Why is Donor Retention Rate So Important?

Qgiv

He’s a 20-year veteran leader of a multi-campus megachurch and international television and radio broadcast ministry. Infinity Concepts has been recognized as America’s leading voice in effectively messaging, motivating, and inspiring response in the Christian community.

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Virtual Event Venues: The Rise of a New Event Space

AccelEvents

A virtual event venue is a production or broadcast studio designed to facilitate virtual events and webcasting. Beyond physically displaying sponsor logos, a production team can work in voice-overs, stylish overlays, and even splice in video advertising in between each session. .

How to Report Live from Nonprofit Events Using Periscope

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You’re essentially becoming an instant broadcast reporter and one-person film crew without any professional training. The Periscoper will also be the voice of the questions and comments coming from the Periscope community, so your viewers will be curious about what he or she looks like. Nonprofit Tech for Good experimented with Periscope for live streaming for the first time during the 2015 Independent Sector Conference.

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What Will Be The New Normal For The Event Industry?

AccelEvents

The numbers will need to be adjusted to match what is allowed in each jurisdiction but it is possible to host an event with a small number of physical attendees/participants and broadcast the happenings online to a much wider audience.

10 Years of PeaceTalks: What Does Peace Mean to You?

Saleforce Nonprofit

Why does nobody hear the voices when all the children are yelling and crying and running from bombs?’ Join us for the 10th edition of the Geneva #PeaceTalks to celebrate the International Day of Peace on Sep 21, broadcasted live!

If Google+ was a comfy couch at a conference…

Judi Sohn

For it to work for me, Google+ has to be less about broadcasting updates than it is about sharing with personal connections. Sure, I can stand on the couch and shout an announcement to everyone within the sound of my voice…by why would I want to when the people I really want to talk to are sitting right there? For a while yesterday, Google turned on the spigot and folks were able to freely invite others to Google+.

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6 Tips for Nonprofit Professionals on Speaking Brilliantly with Your Slides

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That’s because the cameras on our laptops and desktops are not nearly as sophisticated as the broadcast equipment we are used to seeing on TV, nor is the lighting in your home or office.

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How to Upgrade Nonprofit Donors Using Suggested Donations

Bloomerang

Nick Ellinger of Donor Voice is a guru on this type and he suggests the following as a guideline: For current low/mid-level donors – Set suggested donations at 1x, 1.5x, and 2x their average amount, and offer an “other” option.

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Social Media for Social Good :: Your Nonprofit Tech Checklist

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Web 1.0 :: The Broadcast Web. Find your Facebook voice. Find your Twitter voice. At the end of the Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits is a nine-page “Nonprofit Tech Checklist” which I have copied and pasted below. Each item on the list is discussed in the book and some items won’t make sense unless you have read the book, but most will. I hope you find it useful.

Ultimate guide to measuring your video marketing efforts

Socailbrite

Live video metrics are another thing to measure if you’re broadcasting your video live. Have a URL that they can click to follow or put your CTA in the video with text and/or voice. Post by Torrey Tayenaka. I t’s no secret that we live in a digital world.

33 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can either broadcast live (think of it as your own radio station) or host the messages on the Cinchcast server for later listening. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc. Even more amazing, their smartphone and tablet apps allow you to broadcast live from anywhere, anytime… for free.

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Technology Toolbox: Learn from Occupy Wall Street to Occupy YOUR Street

Amy Sample Ward

The revolution may not be televised, but no matter where you are, you can now have a front row seat to the broadcast. In less than a month, over 1,700 other cities started Occupy events – both in solidarity to the thousands protesting around the clock in New York’s financial district, and with a loud voice that these issues are not unique to the US. “The revolution will not be televised.” Maybe not.

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What Will Be The New Normal For The Event Industry?

AccelEvents

The numbers will need to be adjusted to match what is allowed in each jurisdiction but it is possible to host an event with a small number of physical attendees/participants and broadcast the happenings online to a much wider audience.

Virtual Event Venues: The Rise of a New Event Space

AccelEvents

A virtual event venue is a production or broadcast studio designed to facilitate virtual events and webcasting. Beyond physically displaying sponsor logos, a production team can work in voice-overs, stylish overlays, and even splice in video advertising in between each session. .

Video Didn't Kill the Radio Star: The Not-for-Profit Exchange

NTEN

The transmission of sound electronically to groups of people will always hold power, even if it's not broadcast via some type of waveform modulation. Adriane Berg and Pat Bohse have created just such a show, the Not-for-Profit Exchange, featuring some of the leading voices in nonprofit technology. They even broadcast from the 2011 NTC (which you can replay from their archive ). Flickr: Fernando Candeias Pundits love to declare radio dead. Television killed it.

6 Online Speaking Tips for Nonprofit Professionals

Nonprofit Tech for Good

That’s because the cameras on our laptops and desktops are not nearly as sophisticated as the broadcast equipment we are used to seeing on TV, nor is the lighting in your home or office.

7 Tips for Combating Virtual Event Fatigue

AccelEvents

Including persons of color, women, religious minorities, and LGBTQiIA+ voices can go a long way to helping your audience feel comfortable and increase the learning opportunities at your digital event. 2020 may be firmly in the rearview mirror, but the coronavirus pandemic is not.

You Can Stand Up for Health Care on Twitter and Facebook, What About On Google +?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Apps allow citizens to use their zip codes to look up their elected officials and voice their concerns or support on a policy issue are not unique to Twitter as I learned from posting about the App on Google+. Voice for America’s Children has a similar app on Facebook. Stephen Downes said: Google is very deliberately designing G+ to not be a broadcasting network, and a lot of social activist stuff is about broadcasting messages.

Launching Your Virtual Event: Do’s and Don’ts To Consider

AccelEvents

Since a virtual event relies solely on digital tech for broadcasting, you do not want to “cheap out” when it comes to using a virtual event platform. . Every event planner knows that there is a lot at stake when launching a virtual event.

Launching Your Virtual Event: Do’s and Don’ts To Consider

AccelEvents

Since a virtual event relies solely on digital tech for broadcasting, you do not want to “cheap out” when it comes to using a virtual event platform. . Every event planner knows that there is a lot at stake when launching a virtual event.

11 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Many of your supporters are becoming overwhelmed with tweets, status updates, emails, texts, and print and broadcast media and because of that it’s getting more difficult for your “Thank You” message to stand out from all the noise. However, as I learned from spending two weeks in Asia this past December , the news sources you watch and consume can dramatically effect your consciousness and ultimately your social media voice.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth

EveryAction

Invest in organizations like Women Made Gallery , American Women Artists , the Professional Organization for Women in the Arts , WGAW , and the National Museum of Women in the Arts which help give a voice and a future to female artists worldwide. Anika Rahman is a Bangladeshi-American lawyer and prominent voice in the ecofeminism movement. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero.

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WeAreMedia ToolBox: Micro Media Tools - Twellow

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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

50 Fun, Useful, and Totally Random Resources for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

You can either broadcast live (think of it as your own radio station) or host the messages on the Cinchcast server for later listening. Ideal for activist organizations, CrowdVoice allows organizers to create “Voices” of protest where users can monitor and contribute links, photos, and videos of protests worldwide. Additionally, the app serves as hub to all other Google Apps, such as Gmail, Calendar, Docs, Reader, Voice, Maps, etc.

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7 Tips for Combating Virtual Event Fatigue

AccelEvents

Including persons of color, women, religious minorities, and LGBTQiIA+ voices can go a long way to helping your audience feel comfortable and increase the learning opportunities at your digital event.

Games for Change: An Interview with Darren Garrett of Littleloud

NTEN

We were approached by this newly formed department to work on a game to support a television series the broadcaster was making, set in Georgian London. Part of Channel 4's remit is Public Service Broadcasting. To that end the broadcaster commissions direct to the web platform in order to reach that audience. Also as a broadcaster they don't shy away from difficult or controversial subjects.

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Dear Betty: How do we get members to read our communications?

fusionSpan

Inside Voice. Are you targeting the particular needs of particular members, or are you still broadcasting everything to everyone? Dear Betty, I’m at my wit’s end!

New on SSIR: Give Permission to Peer Influence

Amy Sample Ward

It comes at the same time that I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about the importance of community builders/managers/leaders or organizational voices to give permission back to the community members. All of this is really to say: you can create a multiple win for your organization and your community by giving permission to broadcast and influence on your behalf. My latest post is up on the Stanford Social Innovation Review blog.

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33 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Broadcast Web.” The Broadcast Web i.e., one-to-many communications defined as broadcasting outward with complete control of the message and no public interaction or feedback. Chapter 3 :: Find Your Facebook Voice. And the Google Search App and Bing Search App are very useful and now empowered with voice search.

Community Technology Alliance: Helping Address Homelessness with Mobile Technology

Tech Soup Blog

The CTA learned that homeless and low income people are willing to pay a relatively large percentage of their monthly income for voice and data services. Based on this data, the CTA is identifying potential mobile services that combine voice, text, and data access at a below market price. The service will essentially broadcast shelter, food, and employment information to those who sign up for it.

22 Must-Read Updates to Social Media for Social Good: A How-To Guide for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Broadcast Web.” The Broadcast Web i.e., one-to-many communications defined as broadcasting outward with complete control of the message and no public interaction or feedback. Chapter 3 :: Find Your Facebook Voice. And the Google Search App and Bing Search App are very useful and now empowered with voice search.