[Guide] Creating Video for Nonprofits

EveryAction

When you're building a movement, video is an indispensable storytelling tool. By appealing to a wide range of our senses, videos capture our attention and activate our emotions, unlike any other medium. Video has a special place in the digital world.

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The Ultimate Nonprofit Video Marketing Strategy + 5 of the Best Nonprofit Videos We’ve Seen

Wild Apricot

Learn how to create the ultimate nonprofit video marketing strategy with our guide, as well as getting inspired with the five best nonprofit videos we've seen. video-marketing-strategy video-marketing nonprofit-video-marketing-strategy nonprofit-video-marketing nonprofit-video

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The Science of Nonprofit Video Engagement: How To Use Emotion to Increase Social Sharing

Nonprofit Tech for Good

By Doug Scott , the founder of Tectonic Video , a leading video agency for nonprofits. and around the world to create award-winning videos that drive results. Imagine that you’re scrolling through Facebook or Instagram and start watching a video from a nonprofit organization.

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3 Ways Nonprofits Should Utilize Video

TechImpact

Between running a nonprofit’s website, blog, and social media, not to mention working in the day to day, jumping into video seems terrifying for a lot of nonprofits. Videos bring your nonprofit to life. Use a video to outline that call-to-action. Image courtesy of StayClassy.

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Announcing the 2015 DoGooder Video Awards!

See What's Out There

It’s that time of year again- the DoGooder Video Awards are back! If you made a video in 2014 that had an impact in your community or around the world, we want to see it. Compelling video can advance social change and create real impact. If your organization produces creative, inspiring videos, we think you […]. The post Announcing the 2015 DoGooder Video Awards!

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Google Plus Video

NCE Social Media

Here’s a video from Movie Mondays , a free weekly video on fundraising, that addresses this issue. Please watch the short video and tell us what you think – link to the video: Google Plus for Nonprofits. Video google Google PlusGoogle Plus, or Google+, can be a great tool. But how do you use it to help drive website hits to your organizations webpage? If you odn’t use it, did you know than more than 100,000,000 do?

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5th Annual DoGooder Video Awards: Submit your video today!

Amy Sample Ward

The DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards , from See3, in partnership with YouTube, are back again for the 5th year! For small nonprofits that have small funds in the video department, we have a new category for the best “thrifty” videos produced for under $500.

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs an Animated Video

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We have a lot of evidence that video is the most important content today for your organization — as you can see here, here and here. As you plan your video strategy, one type of video you need to keep in mind is animation and motion graphics.

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How-To Video: Help! I Need a Viral Video

SocialFish

I was part of a team that filmed a series of short how-to videos with 5:00 Films & Media as they prep for their first #MMCCon. I’ll be posting a few of the videos for you here in the run up to the conference – because these guys are awesome and they really know their stuff.

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Not Another Viral Video

See What's Out There

And as tempting as it may be to follow the recommendation of the board to just “make videos go viral,” we suggest you think again. The post Not Another Viral Video appeared first on The See3 Blog. video nonprofit video Viral viral videoIn a sea full of posts, tweets, likes, and shares, nonprofits are challenged with capturing the attention of donors who are over-stimulated with social media content.

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Everything You Need to Know About Live Video Streaming for Nonprofits

Wild Apricot

Read on to learn all about live streaming and live video best practices It’s never been more important to build your nonprofit’s online presence.

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Video Is A Must For Your Organization’s Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

Why we love video. Unless you’ve been living under a rock with no Internet, you realize that the amount of video content on social media has skyrocketed over the past few years. Here are just a few stats about video content : 1/3 of all online activity is spent watching videos. 80% of people remember a video ad they viewed in the past 30 days. More video content is uploaded in 30 days than the major TV networks have created in the past 30 years.

Is Facebook Video Killing YouTube?

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YouTube has also dominated video views for the past decade. In July of 2013, YouTube had about 18 billion video views. But last August, something remarkable happened: Facebook had more video views than YouTube. The post Is Facebook Video Killing YouTube? strategy video autoplay digital facebook facebook video michael hoffman nonprofit nonprofit video online see3 See3 Communications social media video strategy YouTube

7 Tips to Create a Fundraising Video to Increase Donations (Even If You’re Not a Tech Person)

Wild Apricot

Creating a fundraising video for a nonprofit can seem daunting, but with a fundraising video script, an elevator pitch, and a story, it’s easy

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Top 10 Instagram Video Downloaders (Grab Instagram Videos for Free)

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Are you aware that about 95 million pictures and videos are uploaded on Instagram every day? With more than 70 percent of Instagram users being below the age of 35, the social network is fast becoming the millennia’s hub for sharing videos.

How Did This Nonprofit Facebook Video Go Viral?

John Haydon

It seems that more and more Facebook users and organizations are publishing videos on Facebook. For users, videos are easy to publish from mobile. For organizations, a nonprofit Facebook video can get more engagement than YouTube videos or even Facebook photos (according to one study).

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Top 10 Free Facebook Video Downloader (Save videos from facebook)

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billion active users sharing text, photos, and videos. While downloading the photos and copying the text is easy, having a local copy of the videos by downloading them is not supported by Facebook. Facebook is the largest social media network in the world, with over 2.3

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What Volkswagen Got Wrong With Its Video Public Statement

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Here's what we can learn about video public statements. The post What Volkswagen Got Wrong With Its Video Public Statement appeared first on The See3 Blog. video crisis communications nonprofit communications nonprofit video teleprompter Volkswagen

5 ELI talks Videos to Inspire Your High Holidays Conversations

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These ELI talks videos can help you open up the conversations you need to have to build the community you dream of. Which video fits your vision for the new year best? The post 5 ELI talks Videos to Inspire Your High Holidays Conversations appeared first on The See3 Blog.

5 Nonprofits Making The Most of Short Videos on Social Media

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Using short videos on social media sites is not always the best way to reach your audiences. But if your nonprofit can create authentic, short videos, here are 5 nonprofit examples that make the most of video.

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The Greatest Online Video Ever Made by a Nonprofit

NonProfit Hub

I found the greatest online video ever made by a nonprofit. There are several reasons why I think this is the perfect example of an effective online video. It has a lot to do with the video itself, but it also has to do with what happens after the viewer watches.

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How To Create Explainer Videos That Donors Will Love

Nonprofits Source

Think for a second, how many videos have you watched this week? If your browsing habits are anything like the majority of people’s, chances are you see at least a couple of videos every day. What Is An Explainer Video? People expect high quality from videos.

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How-To Video: Any Video is Better than No Video, Right?

SocialFish

I was part of a team that filmed a series of short how-to videos with 5:00 Films & Media as they prep for their first #MMCCon. I’ll be posting a few of the videos for you here in the run up to the conference – because these guys are awesome and they really know their stuff.

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Video Fridays #23 Calling All Videos!

NCE Social Media

YouTube Direct is a a free tool of YouTube that allows you to ask your constituencies to upload videos on your own website. Similar to what many news websites offer, you can ask your webpage viewers to upload their videos. You are able to review the videos before they get posted to your site, so you can catch any spam or any videos that might not meet HIPPA or your professional standards. This video from YouTube explains YouTube Direct in a little more detail.

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6 Powerful Types of Video Content Every Nonprofit Needs

Nonprofits Source

Types Of Video Content. Because of that, businesses, brands and nonprofits alike need to turn their attention to that which is lurking just over the horizon – a video marketing strategy. In truth, the popularity of video marketing is nothing new. Engagement Videos.

Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

EveryAction

Video storytelling If you own a TV, you’re no stranger to election-related advertisements. You’ll also see video ads on social media and video streaming services.

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3 Tips to Make Video Work for Your Organization

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How do you make video work for your organization? See3 has been doing awesome impact video for a decade now, and there are a few things we've learned that may surprise you. We recently did a guest both on Beth Kanter's blog with some of our best tips for how to make your investment in video a success. […]. Nonprofits Video beth kanter nonprofit nptech roi video marketing video statistics video strategy

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Video Rules!

NetWits

Do you use video as part of your nonprofits web strategy ? These days it’s becoming more and more important to use video as part of your communication, marketing and fundraising efforts. Each area of your work could be positively impacted by putting out great video content. Check the below video out - [link] and read on to see the 4 Rules of Successful Online Video Possibly you have a YouTube Channel? Or maybe you use Viemo?

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How-To Video Series: Can I DIY My Video?

SocialFish

I was part of a team that filmed a series of short how-to videos with 5:00 Films & Media as they prep for their first #MMCCon. I’ll be posting a few of the videos for you here in the run up to the conference. Can I DIY My Video, with KiKi L’Italien and Esteban Escobar.

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Concerns about Video Games Inspiring Gambling

Find the free stuff

The post Concerns about Video Games Inspiring Gambling appeared first on PhreeSite.com. It is becoming more and more common to download a free app from the App Store, only to discover that it offers in-game purchases.

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Video For Good - Tips and Resources

Wild Apricot

If you''re thinking about getting started with video for good, here are some tips and resources. nonprofit Video

12 Free Nonprofit Webinars and Training Videos You’ll Love

EveryAction

If you’re a nonprofit professional, then you probably know what it’s like to be short on time. Maintaining a work-life balance is hard enough without having to hunt down the resources you and need to develop your skills. That’s why we’re giving you a shortcut. training

DoGooder Nonprofit Video Awards - Call for Submissions

Wild Apricot

The DoGooder Video Awards - presented by See3 Communications, YouTube, the Nonprofit Technology Network and sponsored by Cisco - are calling for submissions until March 22, 2013. nonprofit Video

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

EveryAction

Professional graphics, videos, and other effects are frequently integrated into emails and donation forms, but can’t come at the cost of the lightning-fast loading speed that users expect.

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When Should You Spend Big Bucks on Video?

See What's Out There

The question isn’t to video of not to video, but rather, when should I invest in high production value and when should I do it on the cheap? Video audience capacity distrbribution dollar shave club goals video investment video strategy

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Translation: Video’s Best Kept Secret

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There's a quick, easy way to expand the reach of your videos on a global scale, and it's possible you haven't ever considered it. Ready to be in on video's best kept secret? Here are some facts: Adding English transcription to your videos will increase your audience […]. michael hoffman Uncategorized Video Online Video see3 SEO translation video SEO webinar

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Making Video Work Harder for Your Mission: Awareness

Connection Cafe

The charge is clear – video is taking over the digital world. . By 2019, global consumer Internet video traffic will account for 80% of all consumer Internet traffic (SmallBizTrends) . Facebook generates 8 billion video views on average per day ( Social Media Today ) .

2 Rules for Making a Great Gala Event Video

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There are consistently two rules which will make your event video the most effective it can be. The post 2 Rules for Making a Great Gala Event Video appeared first on The See3 Blog. strategy video digital agency for do-gooders DoGooder Awards gala gala dinner video gala event video nonprofit marketing nonprofit video video strategyAnd while they may seem simple, they require discipline to execute.

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Video Friday’s 14

NCE Social Media

For this week’s Video Friday’s installment I’m going to share a video from World Vision that explains how to use Causes on Facebook. Tags: Facebook Tools causes facebook Video Specifically, it explains how to create an affiliated cause using Causes. If you already have a cuase set up, ACHIEVA does , please let us know what you think.

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Web Video and Innovation

NCE Social Media

Are you using web video to share your story? If not are you missing out on innovation and reaching new audiences?

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Open Source vs. Proprietary: Graphics and Video

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

The other realm of stuff that I know some about is video. Which is perhaps why the other major proprietary video player, Real Player , has had such a hard time catching on for all of these years. I notice now they seem to have added a ton of features (like video conversion from one format to another). I mean, everything.This means you don’t have to have several video players around to play different formats. You can see videos edited with Cinelerra on Vimeo.)

Best Practices for Nonprofit Video

SocialFish

It really gets into the ROI of video, and specifically takes a look at specific business goals for video – namely marketing and raising awareness, fundraising, membership development and relations, and advocacy. We are in the same place now with video.

9 Free Ways Increase YouTube Video Views

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Image in header made by MushroomNetworks.com If the goal of your video is to rack up YouTube views, you have some tough competition. As we often tell our video clients, nonprofits are ultimately competing against cat videos for their audience’s attention. This means that nonprofit videos need to be entertaining – not just informative. Video