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3 Breakthroughs to Great Nonprofit Storytelling 

December 19, 2014

By: Iris Sutcliffe

Did you meet your year-end fundraising goal? And are you telling your nonprofit’s stories to current and potential donors? If you answered yes to the first question, we bet you also said yes to the second. Storytelling is a super-effective way to connect people with your cause and raise more money for your organi… Read More

3 Storytelling Strategies for Year-End Appeals 

December 4, 2014

By: Liz Ragland

About 30% of all charitable giving occurs at year-end, making it possibly the easiest time to attract new donors and raise money for your cause. And since the typical year-end campaign spans a few weeks and engages people more than once, it’s a fantastic opportunity to shine your nonprofit’s stories in a fresh new … Read More

5 Image Mistakes Your Nonprofit May Be Making…and How You Can Fix Them! 

October 29, 2014

By: Liz Ragland

You probably already know that images are a great way to get your audience’s attention. But are the images you’re choosing really showcasing the important work your nonprofit is doing every day? Images can help you connect with your donors, members, and volunteers and make your mission come alive. To help you creat… Read More

Lights, Camera, Donations! Quick Tips for Effective Nonprofit Videos 

October 27, 2014

By: Liz Ragland

Does the idea of creating video content intimidate you? It’s okay—you aren’t alone. Many nonprofits are wary of diving into video, fearing it’s too difficult or expensive, but a simple one- to two-minute film can really hit home and connect people to your cause. It can also be affordable and easy. The most impo… Read More

3 Ways to Give Your Nonprofit Some Character 

April 28, 2014

By: Melissa Raimondi

Let me tell you three quick stories: Once upon a time in 19th-century England, after being rejected by church leaders for his unconventional methods, a man named William Booth embarked on a traveling evangelist journey to reach the people in a more personal way, gathering a following of “soldiers” for his a… Read More

5 Ways to Use Stories to Increase Donations 

April 28, 2014

By: Melissa Raimondi

There are infinite ways to tell your nonprofit stories, but do you know which ones will lead to more donations? Check out these great tips shared in our free webinar, How to Use Content to Boost Your Donations.   1. Tell personal stories through video. Many organizations are hesitant to make a video; it can… Read More

5 Tips to Help You Tell Better Stories 

November 25, 2013

By: Melissa Raimondi

Your nonprofit’s story should stir people to take action. Without the proper storytelling elements, you won’t create that emotional spark that leads to the act you want: a donation, volunteer time, or a signed petition.                 Credit: Abee5 Keep these five storytelling tips in mind t… Read More

5 Tips for Getting Started with Nonprofit Video 

July 25, 2013

By: Liz Ragland

With a good story as the foundation for your video, your organization can use YouTube to spread your message and raise money online. Here are some tips for nonprofits venturing into the world of online video: No video camera? No problem. Videos created with still images, audio, and text can be just as powerful as… Read More

Compelling Images for Nonprofits: When Babies and Puppies Aren’t in Your Mission 

July 16, 2013

By: Liz Ragland

The verdict is in: Donors love puppies and babies. But not every organization can use an image of a child or dog to tell their story. So what kind of images can you use if your mission isn’t related to a smiling child or a playful puppy? Here are some ideas to help you create… Read More

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