January 19, 2011

Virtual meeting smackdown! 15 top Web conferencing services compared


A screenshot from Watchitoo, an inventive and powerful new addition to the Web conferencing field. (Click for full size)   Here are our top choices for live streaming tools, webinars & employee collaboration online Target audience: Nonprofits, brands, educators, foundations, NGOs, cause & community organizations, Web publishers, individuals. Updated Jan. 19, 2011. The following guide, originally created by TechSoup Global, … Continue reading

December 2, 2010

Use video to get to heart of your organization’s story

by JD Lasica

Storytellers for Good from JD Lasica on Vimeo.   A chat with the founder of Storytellers for Good Of all the people I’ve met this year, probably the most fascinating encounter I’ve had was the few minutes I spent with Cara Jones, founder of Storytellers for Good (tagline: “Promoting goodness, inspiring greatness”). A former broadcast journalist and television news reporter … Continue reading

Category: Nonprofits, Video
November 8, 2010

Invest in entrepreneurs for social good

by JD Lasica

Invest in entrepreneurs for social good from JD Lasica on Vimeo. InVenture supports small business owners in developing world Here’s a short interview with Shivani Siroya, the personable and passionate founder and CEO of InVenture (“Invest in good”), an online platform that allows everyday individuals to invest directly in business owners of their choosing in Ghana, Mali, India and Mexico, … Continue reading

October 20, 2010

How to make your nonprofit video more social

by Guest

Guest post by Melissa Nelson Media Production and Outreach Manager, Blackbaud Video is a great way to engage constituents in your mission. It adds a visual element to what might be an otherwise text heavy email, blog, or website. Supporters react to hearing and seeing real people talking about issues or an organization’s mission coming to life with visual examples. … Continue reading

Category: Making media, Video
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October 19, 2010

What’s your video strategy to raise funds?

by Guest

Photo by Fensterbme on Flickr   Video can boost donations in nonprofits’ year-end fundraising Guest post by Michael Hoffman CEO, See3 Communications Adding video to your end-of-year online campaigns can help you achieve, and even exceed, your year-end fundraising goals. That shouldn’t come as a surprise. We know that video can connect people to the work you do every day … Continue reading

September 23, 2010

Witness: Putting a face on human rights

by JD Lasica

Witness: Documenting human rights from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Alot of people don’t think of video when they talk about social media, but it’s a critical part of the landscape. “Witness was founded on the idea of testimonies and powerful stories,” says blog editor Matisse Bustos Hawkes. “Formulating a story that can reach your intended audience is an incredibly effective … Continue reading