The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 146: Strategies for Digital Communications That Engage and Inspire

Connection Cafe

Listen to the interview to hear what she has to say about how to engage audiences through storytelling across multiple digital channels, what powerful and compelling stories look like, and how organizations should be thinking about using podcasting and other types of new media.

Tools for Digital Storytelling

SocialFish

Some good stuff and info about digital storytelling tools in this deck by the always fabulous Debra Askanase. Digital Storytelling Tools for Nonprofit Organizations from Community Organizer 2.0. Read more about the training she did on this here. Content Strategy From the Trenches Implementation

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Visual Storytelling for the Modern Nonprofit

Connection Cafe

Modern technology provides us all with new opportunities for storytelling, including new ways to approach the ever-important visual element. That is the topic of the most recent episode of The sgENGAGE Podcast: Visual Storytelling: A Picture is Worth 60,000 Words.

Book Review: Nonprofit Storytelling in a Digital Age

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

My colleague, Julia Campbell, has just published a book, “ Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits ” and was kind enough to share an advanced copy. Part Three provides tips on the digital tools you need to use to share your stories with supporters.

4 Ways to Boost Your Nonprofit’s Digital Storytelling with WhatsApp

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Elizabeth Ngonzi , is an Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs where she teaches Digital Storytelling, Innovation and Fundraising. Storytelling is core to how we as human beings communicate. Storytelling Framework.

The key to great digital storytelling

SocialFish

Love this deck from Simon Mainwaring about digital storytelling. See what you think! Di-Day Slides from Simon Mainwaring. ————– ( photo credit ). Content Strategy

Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Ngonzi on Twitter and LinkedIn and register for her upcoming on March 24, Digital Storytelling to Access, Attract and Activate U.S. The next step is for the organization to craft and disseminate a story through the “digital storytelling ecosystem:”.

Report: Digital Storytelling for Social Impact

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I don’t have to tell anyone who reads Beth’s blog about the value of storytelling. Few would deny that storytelling is a powerful tool for inspiring action and influencing thought leaders, donors, and decision makers. Meanwhile, digital technology has changed the game.

DIY Digital Storytelling Resources from TechSoup

John Haydon

To create and share inspiring stories online, nonprofits need both storytelling resources and inspiration. TechSoup ‘s annual nonprofit digital storytelling contest, Storymakers , provides both. Best New Storyteller Award, for an organization new to digital storytelling.

TechSoup Digital Storytelling Event

AFP Blog

TechSoup Digital Storytelling Event: "Every organization has a story to tell. But yours doesn't have to be a bland, corporate-sounding video or canned sound bite. Even with limited resources, time, or skills, your nonprofit can tell a compelling story that captures the importance and impact of your cause — and we've got an event that will show you how! Mark your calendars for TechSoup Global's

New on SSIR: A New Tool for Digital Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

—– I’m really excited by tools that enable digital or transmedia storytelling. Nonprofits: What if you created a digital annual report that walked viewers through your service area, giving them a tour of your work and impact?

Hatch: A Tool for Digital Storytelling for Social Impact Launches

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Note from Beth : Over the past six months, I’ve been on an advisory group for project that my colleague Jay Geneske at the Rockefeller Foundation has spearheaded to help build the capacity of nonprofits in storytelling skills. Your CEO as Master Storyteller. Storytelling

Cut Through the Clutter: Why Storytelling Matters for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

And this is where storytelling comes in. So, what makes an effective storytelling campaign? It is not enough for your storytelling campaign to evoke feelings of sympathy. Elements your nonprofit should include in your storytelling campaigns include: Show impact.

[FREE WEBINAR] How NGOs Worldwide Can Use Digital Storytelling to Attract U.S. Donors

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2020. Time: 1pm EST / 10am PST. Presented by: Elizabeth Ngonzi , Adjunct Faculty at New York University Center for Global Affairs and Former CEO of Afrika Tikkun USA.

Storymakers: Previous Digital Storytelling Winners

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup is committed to helping nonprofits build their storytelling capacity. For the past four years, we have been amazed and inspired by the storytelling created by our members. More than 135 social good organizations sent us their digital stories.

Meet the Winners of the 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

AFP Blog

Meet the Winners of the 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge! : The 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge was a great success, with more than 250 total submissions from social benefit organizations in 24 countries! We were impressed with the quality of the photo slideshows and videos, and all the hard work that went into them

Story-Led Change: A Photojournalist’s Thoughts on the Power of Storytelling

Connection Cafe

I was lucky enough to sit down with Sean Sheridan , photojournalist, author and speaker who has spent nearly two decades elevating people and brands through storytelling, to learn more about his focus on storytelling through imagery and how his work amplifies the cause-minded organizations he partners with. I got my start in the corporate world doing communications and storytelling, but I began to grow antsy with that work. Incorporating Images for Impactful Storytelling.

Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits

John Haydon

It goes without saying that storytelling is integral to connecting with supporters. In an age of constant distraction, storytelling hooks people in. The post Storytelling in the Digital Age: A Guide for Nonprofits appeared first on John Haydon.

Storymakers Digital Storytelling Resources - Go Explore

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup storytelling campaigns have been educating nonprofits and building storytelling capacity for four years. Creating a Culture of Storytelling. Your Digital Story from Creation to Consumption. A Menu of Storytelling Options from Small to Large.

Free Digital Storytelling Online Event

Robert Weiner

My friends at TechSoup asked me to pass along info about their upcoming digital storytelling event. 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. What do we mean by Digital Storytelling?

Podcasting as Digital Storytelling: Behind the Scenes Look | NTEN

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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.

Digital Storytelling Tweet Chat Goes Global April 16

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge is here! All April long, we're putting on events to sharpen your digital storytelling skills. Not quite a 24-hour digital storytelling party, but as close as we can get!

TSDigs: The Collected Digital Storytelling Resources

Tech Soup Blog

The TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge , powered by Lights.Camera.Help. Febrauary 2012 was marked by weekly tweet chats and webinars, an episode of NPLive, blog posts, and articles on the topic of digital storytelling. Although the Digital Storytelling Challenge submissions period is over – the opportunity to hone your digital storytelling skills doesn’t need to end. Tools for Digital Storytelling.

Digital Storytelling Challenge

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The second annual TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge is coming up on January 31 st. Create a digital story (60 seconds or less video or 5-panel picture story) that conveys your nonprofit’s mission and work in a compelling and creative way. Need some tips to create your digital story? Tools for Digital Storytelling. How to Tell Your Digital Story ?. Check out the Digital Storytelling Challenge for more information.

Join Our 2016 Digital Storytelling Challenge!

Tech Soup Blog

For the sixth year, TechSoup's annual challenge will help nonprofits learn how to increase their storytelling skills for fundraising and advocacy purposes. Storytelling skills are also a prerequisite to successful advocacy. Take Part in the Digital Storytelling Challenge!

How to Wow: Four Useful Insights on Amazing Digital Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

The Internet is awash in a flood of digital storytelling tips. Joe Lambert is the E xecutive Director of the Center for Digital Storytelling. Submit here and find out more information on our webinar series, our global-tweet-chat, and more storytelling resources.

Picture This: TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge

Tech Soup Blog

Although most people tend to think of videos when they think of digital storytelling, the TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge (TSDigs), powered by Lights. digital storytelling Digital Storytelling Challenge Lights.Camera.Help.

Webinars to Sharpen Your Digital Storytelling Skills

Tech Soup Blog

TechSoup's 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge kicks off this April combining a month of learning and friendly competition into a media-making challenge. More important, they hone their digital storytelling skills and come away with a reusable piece of marketing collateral.

Meet the 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge Judges!

Tech Soup Blog

The 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge is underway! As part of the challenge, we have a panel of nonprofit and digital storytelling experts to judge submissions, with top video and photo entries winning prizes. LCH) is one of the leaders in nonprofit digital storytelling.

And the 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge Awards Go To.

Tech Soup Blog

That's what the Digital Storytelling Challenge seeks to accomplish every year. At the 2013 Digital Storytelling Awards Gala on May 28, the community's successes were clear. video online community nonprofits community tsdigs digital storytelling

TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge Global Tweet Chat Recap

Tech Soup Blog

On Monday, April 16, TechSoup took its Digital Storytelling global with a full-day tweet chat spanning 10 time zones. Each tweet chat covered a different facet of digital storytelling and featured storytelling experts and nonprofit and library participants.

Inspiration and Resources for Creating Powerful Digital Storytelling

NTEN

Is digital storytelling part of your toolkit? A little over five years ago, when a small group of TechSoup staffers began a conversation about what it would look like to build community through education and empowerment, storytelling seemed to be the golden ticket. We created TechSoup ''s digital storytelling challenge to help nonprofits and social good organizations communicate differently. digital storytelling Social Media video Communications

May 7 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finally, the webinar closes with a brief exploration of Flickr and Instagram and discusses how your nonprofit can make your digital photo storytelling mobile. Date: Tuesday, May 7, 2013. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Winter Webinar Special. How to Register: Sign up !

November 20 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finally, the webinar closes with a brief exploration of Flickr , Tumblr , and Instagram and discusses how your nonprofit can make your digital photo storytelling mobile. Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Fall Webinar Special.

March 5 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finally, the webinar closes with a brief exploration of Flickr , Tumblr , and Instagram and discusses how your nonprofit can make your digital photo storytelling mobile. Date: Tuesday, March 5, 2013. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Fall Webinar Special.

The Art of People Powered Storytelling Through Social Media

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Petri Darby is the Director of Brand Marketing & Digital Strategy at Make-A-Wish Foundation of America. I had a chance to spend time with Petri at SXSW this year where we talked about how Make-a-Wish Foundation of American is using social media as part of their digital strategy.

Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits

NTEN

In an increasingly image-driven world, it is necessary for nonprofit organizations to capitalize on the undeniable power of visual storytelling to support their mission. Christy helped found the San Francisco-based digital photography publication, Once Magazine.

September 18 Webinar: Pinterest and Digital Photography for Nonprofit Storytelling

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Finally, the webinar closes with a brief exploration of Flickr , Tumblr , and Instagram and discusses how your nonprofit can make your digital photo storytelling mobile. Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2012. Time: 1pm-2:30 EDT. Cost: $50 or Summer Webinar Special.

2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge Is Here!

Tech Soup Blog

The TechSoup Digital Storytelling Challenge , powered by Lights. Pacific time Join us for a tweet chat on the topic of mobile storytelling. Mobile Storytelling Tweet Chat - Learn More!

Storytelling in the Digital Age: Lessons from the SOCAP12 Conference

Tech Soup Blog

The theme of this year's conference is "Making Meaning Matter" with panels and discussions on community building and digital media. Learn More About Digital Storytelling. Tools video nonprofits tsdigs digital storytelling

Celebrate Community Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

RSVP now for TechSoup's fourth annual Digital Storytelling Screening and Awards Party on Tuesday, May 28 at 7 p.m. Pacific time at PARISOMA — and join us in celebration of the many powerful digital story submissions that came to us from all over the world!

Digital Storytelling Challenge Community Choice Voting Opens May 4

Tech Soup Blog

Digital storytellers! But what good is a digital story if it’s not shared? You've invested time and energy into your digital story — now campaign for it. tsdigs digital storytelling We have so many wonderful stories rolling in!

The Biggest Digital Fundraising Trends of 2018 (And How To Use Them This Year)

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Digital fundraising is area that has seen huge advances recently, and is expected to continue growing. In the sphere of digital fundraising, the patterns observed in 2018 will continue to inform how nonprofits should build their fundraising strategy for 2019 and the coming years.

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