How To Build Relationships With A Storytelling Welcome Email Series


Madison Gonzalez is a National Public Speaker, Storyteller of the Year Award-Winner, Best-Selling Author of Dear Mirror, Events Manager, and Published Poet. As a storytelling coach and consultant, it is her mission to empower others to share their stories for impact and income.

The sgENGAGE Podcast Episode 211: Tips for Visual Storytelling


Digital communications have become ever more important over the last year and a half, and visual storytelling is a critical part of an effective strategy. Topics Discussed in This Episode: Why visual storytelling matters to fundraising. Examples of great visual storytelling.


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Storytelling Workouts for Year-End Fundraising


With so many EOY campaigns , one of the most powerful ways for donors to connect with your cause is through the power of storytelling. As you start to think about how your organization will tell your story this season we enlisted the advice of Vanessa Chase Lockshin, the creator of The Storytelling Nonprofit , to show us how we can stretch our storytelling muscles and get ready for year end! Yes, it’s 2018 and we are still talking about the power and benefits of storytelling.

Ethical Storytelling + Nonprofit Fundraising

Greater Giving

How can we make storytellers feel safe and trust that their stories will be told with the utmost respect and in a way that they would want them to be told? We are all our own best storytellers. ? Center your storyteller, not the organization. Keep storytellers involved.

The Power of Storytelling – A Nonprofit Essential: 3 Steps for Success

One Cause

The post The Power of Storytelling – A Nonprofit Essential: 3 Steps for Success appeared first on OneCause. Blog Post fundraising strategy Marketing 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. By creating a sense of urgency in your storytelling campaigns. Encourage user-generated storytelling with social media.

The Storytelling Framework That Will Inspire Your Nonprofit Supporters To Take Action


Whether you’re planning an advocacy or fundraising campaign, using a storytelling framework to create your calls to action can help you make emotional connections with your audience and ultimately move them to act. Let’s dive into the storytelling framework below!

DEI in Nonprofit Storytelling: A Beginner’s Guide to Sharing Empowering Stories


Diversity, Equity And Inclusion in Nonprofit Storytelling. As nonprofit storytellers , our goal is to acquire a variety of narratives, perspectives, and experiences from multiple individuals so that we can communicate the most holistic and inclusive representation of our community possible. .

A Recap of TechSoup's First Digital Storytelling Mini-Conference


How can nonprofits use digital storytelling to create effective campaigns? TechSoup's first digital storytelling mini-conference — we were joined by industry leaders who showed us how to build a strategy, use the right tools, and execute successful digital storytelling campaigns.

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:”.

Guest post: 5 Things (Almost) Everyone Gets Wrong About Storytelling


We asked storytelling expert Vanessa Chase of The Storytelling Non-Profit to share the most common mistakes organizations make when talking about how + why they do what they do. Read on for her advice on doing nonprofit storytelling right! Check out the brand new Epic Guide to Nonprofit Storytelling! nonprofit storytelling

Ford, Skoll, Compton foundations launch fund for visual storytelling


The Ford , Skoll , and Compton foundations have announced the launch of a donor collaborative to help strengthen the impact of moving image storytelling.

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. Digital Storytelling Framework.

Digital Storytelling with Yash Mori


What makes a great storyteller? A great storyteller is someone who can relate to those experiences, right? How do you approach storytelling with communities that you’re less directly connected to? You’ve been a storyteller and an organizer across multiple arms of the progressive movement. Yash Mori is a progressive digital organizer and video producer.

An Introduction to Nonprofit Storytelling

Wild Apricot

Here's an introduction to the basic elements of nonprofit storytelling from the expert on the matter, Vanessa Chase. storytellingIncluding an emotional story in your messaging can inspire your supporters to take action.

The Essential Core Components Of Storytelling

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Being a good storyteller will serve you well in your leadership role. "A Leadership Management Storytelling Storytelling Esther K. A story with a business impact can be as short as one sentence.

How Storytelling Increases Trust in Your Nonprofit


The post How Storytelling Increases Trust in Your Nonprofit appeared first on Nonprofit Blog. One of the biggest issues for charities in 2021 is increasing visibility online.

How To Be An Effective Storyteller

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Has a personal connection to the storyteller and/or the audience. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Storytelling Telling Stories

8 Times For Storytelling

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Storytelling"Stories strengthen communications and presence for leaders," explains Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence.

The Power of Storytelling | What a powerful interactive storytelling experience looks like

Pamela Grow

It’s a storytelling experience that fosters empathy in an impactful, lasting way. Sharing compelling stories is a critical aspect of your organization’s fundraising. They’re stories that can ultimately convince supports to make a gift.

Strategic Storytelling For Brand Building: How To Identify And Share Your Nonprofit’s Brand Origin Story


of storytelling will help you drastically increase your organization’s revenue and impact. As entrepreneurial expert Gary Vaynerchuk puts it, “Storytelling is by far the most underrated skill in business.” Happy storytelling! Communication Storytelling

Your Brain On Good Stories: Why Storytelling Matters For Nonprofits


While the ROI of storytelling is a difficult one to measure , what’s important to understand is that it does work. Essentially, storytelling is something that not only helps nonprofits engage with their communities, but it also harbors the potential to help nonprofits fundraise, too. According to the HBR article, there’s a formula for effective storytelling, too. Your brain loves a good story. Now, this might sound a little strange, but it’s true.

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Effective Storytelling Includes These Seven Elements

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Has a personal connection to the storyteller and/or the audience. Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Presentations Presenting Stories Storytelling Telling Stories

[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.

A Guide to Storytelling for Nonprofits & Digital Marketing

DNL OmniMedia

That’s where nonprofit storytelling comes into play. That’s why we’ve created this comprehensive guide to nonprofit storytelling, in which you’ll explore the following points: The Importance of Storytelling for Nonprofits. Top Nonprofit Storytelling Examples to Inspire You.

Eight Good Times For Storytelling

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Management Storytelling"Stories strengthen communications and presence for leaders," explains Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence.

How Florence Nightingale Helped Modernize Storytelling Using Graphs


She also helped modernize storytelling for the public good by using graphs! That’s right: The graphics that contribute to good nonprofit storytelling have roots that include Nightingale’s hand washing and hygiene campaigns. Data Storytelling

Using Cloud Technology in Storytelling


What do storytelling and cloud technology have in common? Storytelling is a cornerstone of nonprofit fundraising and public messaging. Cloud cloud technology storybanking storytelling Communications Elizabeth Prescott. Principal and CEO. Prescott Consulting. In Liz Prescott's experience, which she shares here, cloud-based solutions can make the difference between an advocacy victory and a missed opportunity. What is a story bank anyway?

Use Storytelling During These Eight Times

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Stories Storytelling Telling Stories"Stories strengthen communications and presence for leaders," explains Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence.

Power of Storytelling | Orbis shows donor love on Valentine’s Day

Pamela Grow

donorlove Nonprofit monthly giving Nonprofit storytellingMonthly giving is vital. If you’ve been following me for even a short time, you know how important I know it is. Did you know… “Sixty percent of donors under 35 give monthly.”.

Encompass Advances with A New Rating on Leadership, Strategy, and Adaptability; Invites Nonprofit Storytelling

Charity Navigator

Written by Stephen Rockwell, Chief Ratings Technology Officer at Charity Navigator. Stephen leads the team of charity analysts, program specialists, and development engineers that launched the new Encompass rating methodology and criteria.

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6 Nonprofit Storytelling Tips to Multiply the Impact of Your Charitable Marketing Strategy


Good storytelling leaves us wanting more, be it in the form of just one last bedtime story, the novel we can’t put down, the tale that captivates us as we huddle around a campfire, or the film we lose ourselves in while cuddled up on the couch. Nonprofit Marketing Nonprofit Storytelling

Storytelling, Design, and Communicating With Your Audience


The fundamentals of designing for storytelling in tech products can be woven into the overall strategy of nonprofit organizations. design Social Media storytelling Samihah Azim. Product Design Manager. Bluenose Analytics. When pie charts about pie detract from your story: how to hold content as the star and design as the back-up singer. I work to weave the story of customer success into the core of the product.

Visual Storytelling for Nonprofits


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. Visit PhotoPhilanthropy for resources, to connect with photographers, learn tips for effective storytelling, or just to be inspired! Advocacy Community digital storytelling photography photos Web Sites CommunicationsBy Christy Wiles, Marketing Manager, PhotoPhilanthropy.

10 Reasons For Embracing Storytelling As A Business Tool

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Lead With A Story Leadership Paul Smith 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. So if you're interested in digital storytelling, online community, emerging technologies, or all of the above, do join us for a night of storytelling, a little bit of ceremony, and a lot of celebration! Event video community TechSoup Event tsdigs digital storytelling tstellingyourstory tsevents

10 Reasons To Use Storytelling In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Leadership Leadership Books Paul Smith Storytelling

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Eight Times For Storytelling

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Eric Jacobson Eric Jacobson on Leadership and Management Kristi Hedges Stories Storytelling Telling Stories The Power of Presence"Stories strengthen communications and presence for leaders," explains Kristi Hedges , author of the book, The Power of Presence. She recommends you consider adding stories to your communications when you : Want to motivate others and paint a picture of what's possible.

Grant Writing and the Perfect Storytelling

Tech Soup Blog

Evening meals sometimes went on for hours as we continued our storytelling. When I began writing proposals, storytelling was the only way I knew to convey the problems my organization faced and what we were doing to overcome those problems. But storytelling still plays a prominent role in all requests that I write. Often this idea confuses grant writers because they know they have limited space to make their case, so why waste it on storytelling?

3 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Instagram For Brand Storytelling


With over 20 billion images shared to date, the Instagram community inspires innovative storytelling, from photo editing tips to composition to thematic content. The post 3 Ways Your Nonprofit Can Use Instagram For Brand Storytelling appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Since its launch, Instagram has provided over 200 million users, businesses and non-profits with a fun, creative way to share and capture moments in photos.

Guest Lecture: NYU – Data and Storytelling

Amy Sample Ward

presentation Presentations from 2011 community content data guest lecture planning storytelling strategyDate : April 28, 2011. Location : New York, NY. Topic : Nonprofits & Social Media. Description : This class is part of the Master of Science in Public Relations and Corporate Communication program at NYU.

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. Our webinars will cover how to create impact stories, super-short storytelling and how to get your story noticed. 2013 Digital Storytelling Challenge Winners. 2012 Digital Storytelling Challenge Winners. 2011 Digital Storytelling Challenge Winners.

The Truth About Nonprofit Storytelling

Connection Cafe

So forgive me, but I just don’t get this “new” idea being proclaimed from the rooftops about storytelling. Don’t misunderstand—I believe storytelling is absolutely critical for fundraising success. But that’s not a new idea; in my lifetime, fundraisers have always been storytellers. And storytelling is not rocket science—it’s something any one of us can do. Nonprofit Fundraising Nonprofit Storytelling storytelling