I would love feedback… Here’s a short movie about moving Opportunities from one Campaign to another in Bulk: And another about moving Opportunities to Campaigns in Bulk from a list view. I would like if you could look over a draft podcast script I’m thinking about.

Adobe Story Free

Tech Soup Blog

Adobe Story Free is a free online service from Adobe.com that you can use to create your script and help with screenwriting. " The film script format looks to be the simplest template to use. Once in the script you can then write in your script language. The application maintains the proper script formatting as you write. You can choose from a range of standard script types. You can also export your script to PDF, XML, CSV, TXT, and Microsoft Word.

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Your website should be seen and not heard…until I say so

Judi Sohn

Like movie sites, vacation planning sites want you to have the full multimedia experience. I know there are plug-ins I can install that will disable flash and scripting, but I’ve found those to penalize my surfing experience on other sites that know how to respect their visitors. If you’ve known me online for a while you know this is a huge pet peeve of mine…websites that make noise as soon as you visit them. Drives me batty.

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Adobe Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements 13 Now Available

Tech Soup Blog

The Photoshop Elements and Premiere Elements bundle is ideal for organizations that want to quickly enhance photos and create movies to communicate their stories and their mission. Guided Edits: This feature allows you to add motion inside your movie titles and punch up the drama with effects or blurs that draw eyes to one part of your scene. Photoshop Elements does not include certain advanced Photoshop features such as the Channel Mixer, Color Balance, scripting, or CMYK coloring.

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Hyper-Personalization: Using Donor Data to Inspire Loyalty to your Healthcare Foundation

Connection Cafe

It’s the fundraising equivalent of your big box office movie: you have your summer blockbuster, rom-com, or holiday season movie. To provide some “oomph,” there might be some slight variation or a special “variable” paragraph in the direct mail/email/telemarketing script that references something specifically about that donor: Monthly donor (< Thank you for your monthly gift that helps us saves lives every month>).

44 Ways to Turn Your Supporters into Fundraising Superstars


Highest fundraiser in June receives 4 movie passes). Supply sample fundraising emails, Facebook posts, tweets, phone scripts, thank you notes, approved logos, etc. Looking for additional resources like this? Register for our Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Newsletter. Yep, that's a real person. One that's passionate about a cause and ready to be a fundraising super star! Turning your everyday supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy.

44 Ways to Turn Nonprofit Supporters into Fundraising Superstars

Connection Cafe

Highest fundraiser in June receives 4 movie passes). Supply sample fundraising emails, Facebook posts, tweets, phone scripts, thank you notes, approved logos, etc. Turning your supporters into fundraising superstars isn’t easy. It requires the right combination of fundraising expertise, engaged staff members, and savvy technology. When done well, the results are impressive. Supporters can raise significant amounts of money and bring new donors to your organization.

Romancing the Donor

Connection Cafe

Provide dinner (pizza works), a call sheet, a suggested script and a telephone. Take the Girly Movie Approach – There is no better hook than video that pulls at the emotional heartstrings of your constituents. Author: Cheryl Black. Champagne, flowers, jewelry, fancy dinner out, maybe even a new dress, all potential parts of a really fantastic Valentine’s Day. But we all know that you can’t build a relationship on one day of hearts and roses.

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Hackers Explore New Territories for Cracking Your Password

Tech Soup Blog

With multiple characters, up-and-down capitalizations, and spaces, phrases from your favorite books or movies seem like the perfect hacker-proof solution. Besides books, whitehat (good hackers) and blackhat (bad hackers) are tapping into news websites, movie scripts, song lyrics, and social networking sites to pull potential passphrases. Think about your various organizational-wide and personal accounts. Do you use the same password or a slight variation for each account?

4 Steps For Creating the Ultimate Video Marketing Plan


Create thoughtful script and be sure to have them well rehearsed before shooting. Many marketers like to use Windows Movie Maker since it’s so easy to use and doesn’t require you to have extensive technical or video editing skills. If marketing has shown us anything in recent years it’s this: visual marketing is more important than ever. That’s why some platforms such as Instagram and Snapchat have become so popular over the past couple of years.

UN World Food Programme Featured in Blood Diamond

Have Fun - Do Good

It's not often that the UN World Food Programme gets a role in a movie, but it does in Blood Diamond with Leonardo DiCaprio, which was released early this month. Yes, there are Hollywood moments in the script where you cringe, but there are many real moments when you suffer with Djimon Hounsou's character, Solomon Vandy, as he tries to reunite his family. (I


Michael Stein's Non-profit Technology Blog

The movie that's got me bugged this morning is Finding Neverland, in which Johnny Depp portrays J. Don't get me wrong - the movie is great -- the story is fascinating, the script compelling, Depp's performance fantastic.

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Video Blogging in Cambodia

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I have spent almost all day today testing different ways to compress and host video posts that might work where the Internet access is slow or if you are video blogging from an Internet cafe and the computer does not have windows movie maker on it. It was actually quite liberating not to be carefully scripted and staged. This is a video of the camera kits.

Nonprofit Crowd Funding Success Formula: Robust Planning, Networks, and Blessings

Beth Kanter

Amanda Wyss – actress (best known for several 80s movies: Nightmare on Elm Street, Better Off Dead, Fast Times at Ridgemont High). Brian says that the Indiegogo platform support was really helpful, including a review of their strategy, video pitch script, and advice from their PR team. “They were always available for trouble-shooting (and believe me, there were a couple of issues) and they checked-in on our progress.”

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Technorati Tag Bookmarklet: The Screencast

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Here's the script. will scan later) Also, I haven't fully mastered the editing features yet as I was just trying to get it from script to filming. Marshall has a great post about a technorati tag bookmarklet that can save you a lot of grunt work. Technorati tags can help you attract more readers for your blog and also facilitate contributing to the collective community wisdom surrounding a particular tag.

The Jing Project: Embed Screencasts Into Conversation

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

It was very liberating for me to create a screencast like this -- no storyboard, script, no retakes. The script can detect the Flash plug-in in all major web browsers (on Mac and PC) and is designed to make embedding Flash movies as easy as possible. Click to play. I have less than 20 days before I get on a plane and fly halfway around the world. That in and of itsef is a little mind blowing.

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Jon Udell Answers My Screencast Question!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

what I loosely call the documentary/instructional movie approach. especially when you are vertical monopoly on your screencast -- director, producer, script writer, researcher, narrator, set designer, etc. I would never, in a million years, think that my name would be part of a title of one of Jon Udell's blog posts. " A long-delayed response to Beth Kanter's Screencasting Question " let alone get a detailed and informative answer to a screencasting question.!

Jonny Goldstein's Shooting Techniques

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Use a script: Write out your questions in advance and this keeps you on track. This video also incorporates some cell phone movie footage taken by Michael Marcotte, a news director at a public tv station. Click to play. I'm pleased to present my fourth installment in my interview series with famous video bloggers about video blogging techniques that nonprofits or others might use. Past subjects have included Nick Booth , Steve Garfield , and Robert Scoble.

Nonprofit Video: How Rhythm Keeps Us Watching


When watching a well-crafted scene in a movie, documentary, or even an online video, the world outside melts away and our internal energy and emotion are in sync with the energy of what we're viewing. The tempo of the dialogue, which can be scripted, interview format, or even visual dialogue is another element that establishes the rhythm. By Cam Hayduk and Kat Kelly, Turtlebox Productions.

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Facebook needs to shear the fluff | Beaconfire Wire

Beaconfire Wire

Enjoy these movies, these books, these groups. In a college network, it could be argued that it makes sense to share what the larger gestalt mind is thinking – what all your classmates are reading, what groups they’re in, what movies they like. Similarly, the list of books and movies will, once created, largely remain stagnant. I’d write more but I’m off to see the movies my fellow DC area Facebookers say I should.

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Flash vs. jQuery Slideshows

Beaconfire Wire

The best way to think about Flash – for the purposes of this discussion – is as a bit of magic, included on a Web page just like an image, that can do all kinds of really cool animations, transitions, play sound and movies, and nearly display nearly identically on nearly all browsers that have the flash plug-in installed. It has been used to create the sites, movies, slideshows, or multimedia players, that you see on millions of Web sites.

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What is a Widget?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

For the script, before jumping into the how-to of widgets, the screencast will give some context, of course. " Since this is a movie or visual, it has to be explained in a visual way. Based on photo entitled " Gear " from Flattop341's Flickr Industrial Set. If you've been following my widgets category , you know that I'm working on a screencast and have been researching and playing with widgets.

Flickr As Presentation Tool: Screencast #2

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I found that I don't like reading a script word for word, so what works for me is bullet points. When the movie is done, I got back and do fine tuning: -edit out ums - not all of them. View the Screencast here. As a follow up to last week's screencast on how to use flickr as a visual resource, here is a post about how to share your wonderfully visual powerpoints with others via your blog or flickr.

Games for Change: An Interview with Darren Garrett of Littleloud


If we look at the Littleloud website, it's clear that your studio has done a lot of work creating games for more commercial purposes, like movies and television shows. The creative freedom we were given enabled us to bring the best out of the studio and the fact that we had control over the script meant we could really explore the story we wanted.

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NTEN and SalesForce Screencast: Learnings About the Interview/Documentary Approach

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

If you're making a screencast, and you end up having a vertical monopoly on the process (you write the script, do the filming, operate the mouse, do the editing, and produce it), you need to become a super learner. I found that it was far more efficient to edit the audio quotes in audacity rather than pulling in to Camtasia and edit them while working the movie. Add Beth's Blog: Screencasts to your page. High bandwidth version on screencast.com Screencast Wiki.

How to Set Up Wordpress for Your Non-Profit

Confessions of a Non-Profit Executive Director

However, I don’t like simply capitulating to script kiddies on the web so quickly. If your nonprofit posts a lot of movies to its site, you’ll find that your bandwidth usage will skyrocket. The Clicky and Quantcast plugins will disable the scripts if an administrator is logged in.

Shoulder-to-Shoulder Instructional Media: My Tagging Screencast at NTEN!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

I personally want to move away from the metaphor of making movies of the computer screen to more shoulder-to-shoulder instructional media and perhaps something that is more participatory or for lack of a better word, social. Here's the script from the screencast written back in October. Photo from my flickr stream View the Tagging Screencast Presented by NTEN. I'm pleased to announce that my screencast about tagging has been released and showcased by NTEN !