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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Vine Video App

NCE Social Media

It is a tool that allows you to record 6 second video clips on your smartphone. Facebook blocked it right after it came out (the two won’t play nice with each other so Facebook took it’s ball and went home), therefore you have to manually post a link to your Vine video to Facebook.

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs an Animated Video

See What's Out There

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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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.

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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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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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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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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Is Facebook Video Killing YouTube?

See What's Out There

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

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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Lights, Camera, Action! How to Create a Video Gallery in WordPress

Byte Technology

And among those possibilities is the opportunity to create a video library that can really increase the profile of a site and help engage visitors on different levels. This essentially means that it’s easy to insert single video into a post, but not so easy to show multiple videos on one page.

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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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Infographic: Why Video Is The Best Form Of Engagement

TechImpact

Whether it be through well written content, deeply researched infographics presented in a visually stimulating way, a video, social media, or even a meme. If the title didn’t already give it away, it’s videos. Or that videos are are 4x more engaging than static content?

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How To Video Series: How Do I Know If My Video Is Any Good?

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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What Volkswagen Got Wrong With Its Video Public Statement

See What's Out There

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

Does Your Nonprofit Need an Explainer Video?

John Haydon

You’ve seen explainer videos. They’ve been around for a while but this year we’re seeing an explosion of these short, power-packed, emotionally compelling animated videos. Explainer videos usually have no talking heads or live footage.

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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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Video Fridays #17

NCE Social Media

I thought I’d mix up the Video Friday posts by posting one Saturday…this one is not about the content of the video but how it is being used to support the agency that posted it. The Sprout Touring Film Festival , which will be at The Arc of the US Convention in Pittsburgh , has a YouTube Channel with lots of videos. If you look at their videos individually, you’ll also see a donation button. Here’s one of their videos.

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Live Streaming Video for Nonprofits

Idealware

Enjoy this post and feel free to share in the comments your experiences with live video. If you’ve looked into live streaming video, you’ve probably already noticed its popularity among gamers. Events, especially, can be enhanced by live streaming video.

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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5 ELI talks Videos to Inspire Your High Holidays Conversations

See What's Out There

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.

Video Fridays #1

NCE Social Media

I’m going to start a regular post every Friday that will have a video for you to build your social media knowledge. Here’s a great video on Social Media in plain English from CommonCraft. Tags: Education and Training Video media social YouTube

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3 Tips to Make Video Work for Your Organization

See What's Out There

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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5 Nonprofits Making The Most of Short Videos on Social Media

See What's Out There

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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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling

SocialFish

Amy DeLouise is a video director-producer who specializes in telling real people stories that help nonprofits and companies tell their brand story. Wistia has done several useful studies on viewer drop-off, and it looks like a couple of trends are worth watching for social video makers.

Video Fridays #12

NCE Social Media

Harvard Business Digital’s video on how to be a social media change agent is very interesting. Tags: Education and Training forrester groundwell social media Video The interview with Josh Bernoff , Vice President & Principal Analyst with Forrester Research and co-author of Groundswell , discusses how to be a social media provocateur. So did this provoke you to action using social media?

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Want to Boost Your Fundraising? Use Video

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Use Video – A Guest Post by Michael Hoffman. About a year ago, I wrote right here on Beth’s Blog about Why Your Nonprofit Should Invest in Video. The same is true with video. In other words, watching video appears to be clearly related to getting someone to donate.

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Bonus Video Friday Post

NCE Social Media

I came across a video that I wanted to share prior to next Friday. The video is about the magic of viral marketing, led by Guy Kawasaki and Andy Sernovitz. The link to the video is [link]. Tags: Marketing and Awareness Research Tools Video alltop buzz2009 marketing viral It is from the Buzz2009 Conference – a national conference on social media for associations.

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Video Fridays #10

NCE Social Media

This video, pointed out by Arc of Monroe , pposes the question is social media just a fad or will it end up being one of the biggest disruptive forces since the industrial revolution? Tags: Education and Training Tools Video arc social media Okay, so this is a few days late. ACHIEVA had it’s golf outing yesterday so pall efforts had been placed into it.

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Video Fridays #8

NCE Social Media

John Haydon , a social media strategist for nonprofits and small businesses, has a great video explaining how to embed a social or fundraising widget into your Facebook page. Tags: Education and Training Facebook Tools Video embed facebook haydon john widget It discusses how to harness static facebook markup language (a simple to use code) that will have a positive impact for you without being hung up on scary computer codes.

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2 Rules for Making a Great Gala Event Video

See What's Out There

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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Nonprofits Taking Advantage Of Instagram Video

TechImpact

Ever since social media giant Instagram jumped into the video business in late June, lots of nonprofits have started using the service as a way to connect with supporters online.

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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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Video And Nonprofits: How We Gauge Success

TechImpact

With today’s focus on online fundraising, social media, and quality web content, many nonprofits are developing strategies to better incorporate the use of video into their online efforts.

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Video Storytelling Made Easy with Adobe Spark

Tech Soup Blog

An eye-catching opening, slick text animation, smooth transitions — these are all important elements of polished social videos. In all cases, video stories are most memorable when they have a core message — a "so what" moment. How to Create Video with Spark.

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Unlocking Video SEO with Captions and Translations

See What's Out There

From language barriers to stronger search engine optimization, here’s why it is important for nonprofits to incorporate video translations on YouTube, starting now. The post Unlocking Video SEO with Captions and Translations appeared first on The See3 Blog. video Captions marketing nonprofit communications Nonprofits translatons video SEO video strategy YouTube

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Video Rules: Getting Started With the New Facebook Live

Byte Technology

There was a time when live-streaming video around the globe was reserved for mega-corporations and celebrities. So if your video is dull and routine, chances are no one will watch and no one will return for subsequent broadcasts. Was the quality of the video and audio decent?

Video Fridays #25 – Intimacy

NCE Social Media

Here is a video from Stefana Broadbent. I hope you enjoy the video. Social media is a great tool to build intimacy with your constituents. Stefana is a cognitive scientist who watches us while we talk (and IM, and text).

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Translation: Video’s Best Kept Secret

See What's Out There

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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