July 28, 2010

Guide to shooting better online video

by Guest

The Canon Vixia HV40. Tips on video equipment, interviewing people on camera & more Target audience: Nonprofits, social change organizations, videographers, educators, foundations, businesses, individuals. This is part of Creating Media, our ongoing series designed to help nonprofits and other organizations learn how to use and make media. Guest post by Diana Day Online Journalism Review With the increasingly affordable … Continue reading

July 21, 2010

Digital storytelling from soup to nuts

by Guest

“Angie,” from Canada’s National Youth In Care Network. Storytelling can be used to showcase a cause & bring about change Target audience: Nonprofits, social change organizations, change-makers, media organizations, journalists, educators, students. This is part of Creating Media, our ongoing series designed to help nonprofits and other organizations learn how to use and make media. Editor’s note: Digital storytelling is … Continue reading

July 19, 2010

10 tips for writing an impactful blog post

by Guest

Starting a blog for your nonprofit or organization and don’t know where to start? Write what you know — and what you care deeply about. Over time, you’ll develop your own style. As you do, follow some of the best practices that journalists and writers have long employed. Continue reading

Category: Blogging, Making media, Social media, Tutorials
Tags:
July 15, 2010

Digital storytelling: A tutorial in 10 easy steps

by JD Lasica

“Thankful,” a digital story by Sarah Schmidt.   How to create a polished, powerful digital story for yourself or your nonprofit Target audience: Nonprofits, social change organizations, educators, foundations, individuals. This is part of Creating Media, our ongoing series designed to help nonprofits and other organizations learn how to use and make media. With millions of videos floating around on … Continue reading

July 14, 2010

A chat with the founder of dotSUB

by JD Lasica

A chat with the founder of dotSUB from JD Lasica on Vimeo.   Service provides subtitling of videos into multiple languages Target audience: Nonprofits, social change organizations, educators, businesses, foundations, individuals. This is part of Creating Media, our ongoing series designed to help nonprofits and other organizations learn how to use and make media. One of my favorite Web 2.0 … Continue reading

July 13, 2010

Top 5 tools for the entrepreneurial journalist

by Guest

Cool apps & sites to increase your organization’s productivity Target audience: Social entrepreneurs, journalists, educators, nonprofits, social change organizations. This is part of Creating Media, our ongoing series designed to help nonprofits and other organizations learn how to use and make media. Guest post by Dan Pacheco CEO, FeedBrewer My colleague JD Lasica recently asked me to compile a list … Continue reading