YouTube, Livestreaming and You

NCE Social Media

YouTube recently announced that they opened livestreaming capabilities for nonprofit organizations who have a channel on YouTube. If you are not already registered with Youtube as a charity, here are steps to do so. Video live streaming YouTubeLet us know once you do so we can share your experiences.

Taking Action on YouTube

Amy Sample Ward

YouTube is set to publicly launch the “Call-To-Action Overlay&# feature. The Call-To-Action Overlay means users will be prompting viewers to click away from YouTube (not exactly the action a platform like YouTube is after). There are two major qualifications for use: You can only place customized overlays on a video that you’ve entered into YouTube’s CPC Promoted Videos program. Tags: webtools action socialaction socialchange video youtube

YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits - SocialFish

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YouTube Subscriber Strategies for Nonprofits

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All three will succeed or fail at video marketing based on their ability to get YouTube subscribers. Subscribers on YouTube are like fans on Facebook and followers on Twitter. A camera, the passion of those you work with, and YouTube is all you need. By Matthew Yeoman.

YouTube Search Stories

NCE Social Media

During the Superbowl, YouTube ran their first ever TV commercial. Google, which owns YouTube, has allowed us, the public, to create similar videos. Tags: Tools Video google YouTube And it’s Free! You can easily do one for your own agency and use it in your own marketing efforts. You just need to click here to get started. Here is one I did for the NCE Social Media blog. Enjoy.

Is YouTube Making You Money?

NCE Social Media

Here’s a great tool I stumbled across, MyU2B , which tracks how much a YouTube channel earns each day, the comments, thumbs up or down, and favorites based on views to the channel. In the past I’ve discussed the impact YouTube and other video channels have on your search rankings and advocacy. While I don’t expect that our agencies would earn significant amounts of money from the ads that are displayed on YouTube, there are indeed significant amounts to be made.

Using YouTube for B2B

SocialFish

YouTube reigns over online video sharing. With the ability to transform a mere Canadian child – Justin Bieber – into a worldwide household name, YouTube carries sizable clout in the modern world. YouTube will even help you to generate new leads.

YouTube for Nonprofits Program

SocialFish

Came across this nice video presentation by our buddies over at See3 Communications, all about Youtube for Nonprofits, when doing research for a client. YouTube for Nonprofits from See3 Communications. See also the full YouTube Nonprofit Playbook for more on using YouTube.

HOW TO: Curate Nonprofit Videos on YouTube

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Nonprofits that do not create a lot of their own video content can still have an engaging YouTube Channel by curating videos relevant to your nonprofit’s mission and programs. Social Media YouTube Video

YouTube Trends: #IceBucketChallenge videos hit 1 billion views

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YouTube Trends: #IceBucketChallenge videos hit 1 billion views. Icebucketchallenge

Five Nonprofits Maximizing YouTube’s Nonprofit Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launched in 2007, YouTube’s Nonprofit Program has gone through multiple changes over the last six years. nonprofits and the benefits were limited to premium branding functionality and the ability to add a Google Checkout donate button to nonprofit YouTube channels.

YouTube Launches a Breakthrough in Nonprofit Fundraising

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YouTube donations cards makes the process a lot easier. The post YouTube Launches a Breakthrough in Nonprofit Fundraising appeared first on The See3 Blog. fundraising donations video YouTubeNonprofits struggle to make the connection between someone watching a video on a screen and someone completing a donation on their website.

? Art iPads from Darien Library - YouTube

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? Art iPads from Darien Library - YouTube : Published on Nov 11, 2013 Darien Library is offering iPads loaded with apps and programs designed to allow users the opportunity to explore the relationship between art and technology.

Clicky Clicky: How to Add Calls to Action to Your Nonprofit’s YouTube Videos

NetWits

Thankfully, the YouTube Nonprofit Program has made it easy to add interactive calls to action to your videos. In YouTube videos, you can create links with the annotation tool, which you’ve probably seen before (they look like thought bubbles or text boxes.).

Five Nonprofits Maximizing YouTube’s Nonprofit Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Launched in 2007, YouTube’s Nonprofit Program has gone through multiple changes over the last six years. nonprofits and the benefits were limited to premium branding functionality and the ability to add a Google Checkout donate button to nonprofit YouTube channels.

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

YouTube Debuts Nonprofit Program

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YouTube Debuts Nonprofit Program: "Organizations Can Now Apply for a Designated Nonprofit Channel and Collect Donations Through Google Checkout for Non-Profits SAN BRUNO, CA--(Marketwire - September 27, 2007) - Hundreds of nonprofits currently leverage YouTube, the leader in online video, to raise awareness of their causes. Today at the Clinton Global Initiative, YouTube announced the YouTube

[Cool Infographic Friday] Awesomizing YouTube

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ATTN Nonprofits: New YouTube Channels Coming Early March 2013

Nonprofit Tech for Good

YouTube has begun rolling out a new YouTube Channel design entitled One Channel to a very small small group of YouTube users. To prepare in advance for the new YouTube Channels, nonprofits will need to design a new banner. YouTube has the worst of them.

Five Nonprofits Maximizing YouTube’s Nonprofit Program

Nonprofit Tech for Good

A quick browse of nonprofits on YouTube reveals that the vast majority of nonprofits are not taking advantage of YouTube’s Nonprofit Program. National Wildlife Federation :: youtube. Related Link: Webinar: How Nonprofits Can Successfully Use YouTube and Flickr.

5 Reasons YouTube is More Than a Video Hub - Engage365

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5 Reasons YouTube is More Than a Video Hub - Engage365

A Breakthrough in Raising Money Through YouTube Videos

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Today, YouTube released "donation cards," which is a simple add-on to YouTube videos that allows anyone watching to donate to a nonprofit organization directly from a video. The post A Breakthrough in Raising Money Through YouTube Videos appeared first on The See3 Blog. fundraising donations strategy video YouTube

YouTube calls for Video Volunteers to Help Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Volunteerism in the 21st century can take a different form than traditional charity work, like YouTube’s Video Volunteers: youtube.com/videovolunteers. The mission of YouTube’s Video Volunteers platform is to connect nonprofit organizations with skilled video makers who can help them broadcast their causes through video, reaching new audiences online and driving action around issues and projects that matter to them. Become a YouTube Video Volunteer.

Are Facebook Videos Dominating YouTube?

Frogloop

Here''s some insight into what they found: Facebook really is dominating YouTube. Brands posted 20,000 more videos on Facebook than they did on YouTube in December 2014. Let''s flashback to 2013 when Facebook announced in a blog post that they''d start autoplaying videos: Since September, we’ ve been testing a way to make videos more engaging on Facebook , and as a result we’ ve seen views, likes, shares and comments increase more than 10 percent.

YouTube Opens Up Live-Streaming to Non-Profits First

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YouTube Opens Up Live-Streaming to Non-Profits First : YouTube wrote in a blog post Monday that this will give its non-profit program members the chance to spread their causes, by sharing charity events and conferences in real-time

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YouTube Unveils New Fundraising Tool for Nonprofits: Associations Now

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YouTube Unveils New Fundraising Tool for Nonprofits: Associations Now : For associations that have tried using social media to fundraise, the YouTube Nonprofits Program could prove a valuable complement to existing campaign strategies, especially in the area of relationship building, said Amy Sample Ward, membership director at NTEN, the Nonprofit Technology Network

YouTube reaches out to nonprofits with Campaigns tracking tool | ZDNet

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YouTube reaches out to nonprofits with Campaigns tracking tool | ZDNet : YouTube continues to beef up analytics support on the front and back ends of the video sharing platform with the introduction of Campaigns. Described as a "digital thermometer," essentially this tool can be used to set goals for the number of desired views with real-time tracking for pinpointing progress

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Engaging Through YouTube – Charity Inspiration

SocialFish

YouTube is actually one of the most powerful and often overlooked of these, which can be leveraged to help marketers, fundraisers and charity organisations achieve stunning success and here is how. YouTube is a phenomenal platform for going viral. YouTube is incredibly versatile.

How To Make Your YouTube Channel Look Great in 2016

See What's Out There

Why not kick-start the New Year with a refresh for your nonprofit’s YouTube channel? The post How To Make Your YouTube Channel Look Great in 2016 appeared first on The See3 Blog. video digital strategy video SEO YouTube

YouTube Video, $10,000 Dollars and Your Nonprofit

NetWits

Google recently released a new feature designed specifically for the nonprofit space – YouTube video meets “Call to action”! Nonprofits can now overlay YouTube video with a call to action that drives traffic from their video to other web sites. Have you seen the new YouTube Nonprofit Program ? If not, I suggest you check it out

Lame spam of the day: messages from YouTube

Robert Weiner

Version 1: Sender: YouTube Service (service@youtube.com). Subject: YouTube Service sent you a message: Your video has been approved. Text: YouTube Service has sent you a message: Your video has been approved. I've seen several flavors of this spam lately.

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Webinar: YouTube, Flickr and Pinterest for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

This webinar begins with demonstration of how nonprofits can successfully design and launch a YouTube Channel for both desktop and mobile viewing – even if the nonprofit isn’t currently producing videos. Flickr Pinterest Webinars YouTubeDate: Thursday, July 5, 2012.

Video Fridays #6 How to Create a Custom Video Player in Youtube

NCE Social Media

Custom video players on YouTube can help you brand your videos better. Tags: Tools Video YouTube This video explains how to do it.

YouTube and aid: How NGOs can harness the power for good | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian

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YouTube and aid: How NGOs can harness the power for good | Global Development Professionals Network | The Guardian : "The biggest difficulty for charities wanting to collaborate with YouTubers is discovering a personality that fits with their own brand. YouTubers have their own styles, narratives and tone of voice.

The Role of Controversy in 2012’s Top Five Nonprofit YouTube Videos - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly

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The Role of Controversy in 2012’s Top Five Nonprofit YouTube Videos - NPQ - Nonprofit Quarterly : The Role of Controversy in 2012’s Top Five Nonprofit YouTube Videos

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HOW TO: Merge Your Nonprofit’s YouTube Channel and Google+ Page

Nonprofit Tech for Good

If your nonprofit uses Gmail, Search, YouTube, Maps, etc., Currently in Beta, YouTube just announced the ability to merge your YouTube channel with your nonprofit’s Google+ page. Step 5: Note the new YouTube tab on your Google+ page. Google Plus Social Media YouTub

YouTube, Google Checkout Cater To Nonprofits | WebProNews

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YouTube, Google Checkout Cater To Nonprofits | WebProNews: "Nonprofit organizations have, like everyone else, always been able to use YouTube for free. The YouTube Nonprofit Program “will enable non-profits to create dedicated YouTube channels for themselves, making it even easier for people to find, watch But a new arrangement will give them more exposure and an innovative way to get funds.

HOW TO: Add YouTube’s New InVideo Programming to Your Nonprofit’s Videos

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Seemingly less than 1% of nonprofit have upgraded to YouTube’s new One Channel design , but even fewer appear to be utilizing YouTube’s new InVideo Programming option. Note: When clicked the YouTube viewer can subscribe to Peta’s Channel. Social Media YouTube

YouTube Tool Collection: My YouTube Badge

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Get your own youTube badge. YouTube is one of several video hosts that I'm experimenting posting my videos on these days so I can compare them at some point. (I Here is a collection of several YouTube third party tools which enhances your YouTube experience either as a viewer or maker.

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Five Recipes for Nonprofit Success on YouTube

Connection Cafe

Through its YouTube Nonprofit Program , the video sharing site YouTube™ has been able to help thousands of organizations fundraise, raise awareness, and spur their supporters to take action on a number of issues both online and offline.