Nonprofit storytelling

10 Ways to Become A Stellar Nonprofit Storyteller

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Storytelling Leave a Comment

I am on a mission to help nonprofits of all sizes become better communicators. This is the third part in a multi-part series on nonprofit storytelling designed to show nonprofits the most effective ways to amplify their stories using digital storytelling techniques. Click for part one and part two.  Now that you understand some of the benefits of combining the …

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8 Ways That Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Can Advance Your Cause

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Storytelling Leave a Comment

I am on a mission to help nonprofits of all sizes become better communicators. This is the second part in a multi-part series on nonprofit storytelling designed to show nonprofits the most effective ways to amplify their stories using digital storytelling techniques.  There is a myriad of benefits that can be gained through a strategic online foray into storytelling—benefits that …

Best Practices in Nonprofit Storytelling - How to Structure Your Stories

Best Practices in Nonprofit Storytelling – How to Structure Your Stories

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Storytelling 2 Comments

I am on a mission to help nonprofits of all sizes become better communicators. This is the first of a multi-part series designed to show nonprofits the most effective ways to amplify their stories using digital storytelling techniques.  When you think of storytelling, what comes to mind? A campfire, a group of children sitting around a teacher, a few close …

Donor Love

Thanking Donors: 10 Ways To Show #DonorGratitude On A Shoestring Budget

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Storytelling Leave a Comment

No matter what time of year, it’s always the perfect time to show your donors some love. If you wait until year-end when thanking donors, or right before you are asking for another gift, it may be too late. The numbers on donor attrition are abysmal – currently, new donor retention is at 17.6%, the worst it’s been in 5 …

5 Stories to Tell In A Nonprofit Crowdfunding Campaign

Crowdfunding for Nonprofits: 5 Stories to Tell In Your Fundraising Campaign

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Storytelling Leave a Comment

Crowdfunding for nonprofits is a trendy but often misunderstood term thrown around in nonprofit fundraising circles. Pew Internet found that roughly one-in-five Americans (22%) have contributed to an online fundraising project on a website like Kickstarter or GoFundMe. This percentage has assuredly grown in recent years with the proliferation of crowdfunding platforms and the push from Facebook to use their free fundraising …

How to Create Your 2018 Nonprofit Content Strategy in Just 2 Steps

Julia Claire Campbell Content Creation, Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media, Storytelling, Strategy 2 Comments

Did you struggle with posting consistently this past year to all of your social media channels? Did you find it challenging to create and share content that garnered engagement and elicited a response?   A frequent challenge that I heard from nonprofits this past year was not being able to create and/or curate enough content to post on social media. …

10 Free Ways to Re-Purpose Your Nonprofit’s Stories

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Storytelling, Visual Marketing Leave a Comment

Storytelling is critical to achieve success on social media, where the goal is to grab attention and pique interest. Without some sort of visual element to your storytelling, it will likely fall flat and get ignored. I’ve written several posts on how to collect stories, how to tell great stories, and how to promote stories using social media, websites, and …