Best practices to help you leverage the power of the crowd Guest post by Soha El Borno Idealware Target audience: Nonprofits, cause organizations, foundations, NGOs, social enterprises, businesses, general public. Crowdsourcing can help you harness the crowd to increase awareness, cultivate new volunteers, gather information and even get work done — all for a … [Read more...] about How crowdsourcing can help your nonprofit
Code for America from Inkerman Road on Vimeo. Code for America: 5 tips on upping your video game [author]Code for America, a nonprofit that uses technology to transform local governments, boasts a creative, compelling promotional video that not only clearly describes its message but also engages its viewers to get involved. In just five simple steps, any nonprofit can … [Read more...] about An engaging, uplifting nonprofit promo video
Matanya's Hope tells stories of Kenyan schoolchildren through photos & video [author]Multimedia storytelling can be an incredibly powerful tool for your organization to attract funders, motivate volunteers and demonstrate the power of your message. Our friends at Matanya’s Hope asked us to create a visual story for their nonprofit by seamlessly blending photos and video … [Read more...] about Techniques to add dazzle to your advocacy video
Moving movie audiences to take action from JD Lasica on Vimeo. [author]I'll confess: I was excited to see The Cove take home the Academy Award for best feature documentary last night. While all the entrants were worthy, "The Cove" is among the handful of movies pushing the idea of Hollywood productions as the fulcrum for social change. A few weeks ago I caught up with … [Read more...] about ‘The Cove’: Will movies usher in a new era of social change?
[author]I'm flying to Las Vegas early Thursday to moderate a panel on social media tools for nonprofits at Blogworld Expo. I know a lot of the keynoters: Laura Fitton, Chris Brogan, Jeremiah Owyang, Brian Solis, Kara Swisher, Scott Monty, Jay Rosen, Leo Laporte, Guy Kawasaki — the list goes on. This is the first year the Expo has added a Cause/Activism track geared … [Read more...] about Blogworld Expo’s Cause/Activism track