5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give

5 Examples of Nonprofit Storytelling that Compel People to Give

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Marketing, Nonprofits, Storytelling, Video 1 Comment

Nonprofit storytelling is all the rage – but how to do it successfully? In my presentations and workshops with nonprofits, I review a simple storytelling framework for nonprofits and explicitly show them how to collect, craft, and share stories based on the framework. Step 1 is to grab attention. This is where digital tools, especially video, work very well. Step 2 …

How to Grab Attention and Avoid Storytelling Fatigue at Year-End

How to Grab Attention and Avoid Storytelling Fatigue at Year-End

Julia Claire Campbell Fundraising, Nonprofits, Storytelling Leave a Comment

It’s year-end fundraising time! WHEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE! Giving Tuesday, holiday campaigns, annual reports, Thanksgiving – you name it, nonprofits are going full force these next two months to get their share of the year-end giving pie. And it’s a big pie. 30% of annual giving occurs in December – with 10% happening on the last 3 days of the year! (That’s nuts, …

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Digital Storytelling TODAY

3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Nonprofit Digital Storytelling TODAY

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Social Media, Storytelling Leave a Comment

Welcome to the third episode of Nonprofit Social Media Nerds, where we discuss and demo social media tools, tech, tips, and tricks. (Most) Fridays at noon we will come to you live and discuss a topic designed to help you use your limited time and resources for social media more effectively and efficiently. My fellow Nonprofit Social Media Nerd is …

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4 Simple Guidelines For Your Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling Strategy

Julia Claire Campbell Marketing, Nonprofits, Online Fundraising, Social Media, Storytelling, Strategy 1 Comment

Creating a vibrant, effective, and workable social media storytelling strategy can be daunting for many nonprofits, especially small and grassroots organizations with little to no staff capacity or tech savvy. It doesn’t have to be! To begin, take out a piece of paper or your phone and answer this question: “What do our supporters want to hear from us?” This …

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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 …

Battle-Tested Tools to Rock Your Digital Storytelling

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Storytelling, Strategy, Visual Marketing Leave a Comment

Storytelling Summer School is in session! Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry! Sign up here and you will get access to all previous and future lessons.  In this week’s lesson, I walk you through a variety of tools and mobile apps that you can use to create graphics, enhance photos, and make awesome videos for your digital storytelling campaigns. Catch the replay …

How To Fill Out A Nonprofit Digital Storytelling Calendar

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Social Media, Storytelling, Strategy Leave a Comment

Storytelling Summer School is in session! Haven’t signed up yet? Not to worry! Sign up here and you will get access to all previous and future lessons.  In this week’s lesson, I walk you through the topics and ideas to enter into your Digital Storytelling Calendar. Catch the replay of the video on my Facebook Page by clicking here. Here are just 5 benefits of …