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Storytelling That Sticks: Deep Dive Q&A Into My New Program for Nonprofits

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

Got questions about my new program for nonprofits? Here are the answers!  I had a bunch of questions come in about my new course, Storytelling That Sticks, so I decided to write a quick blog post.  If you are considering joining the program, I just added a SPECIAL BONUS training: BONUS: Visual Storytelling In A Digital World: How to Stand …

How to Get Your Boss to Invest In Digital Storytelling

How to Get Your Boss to Invest In Digital Storytelling

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Do you struggle with finding the right stories to tell about your nonprofit’s impact?  Do you use digital tools like email and social media to raise awareness for your nonprofit, but can’t seem to get enough engagement or traction?  Do you struggle with getting buy-in from your boss and your board to invest in these efforts in the first place?  …

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Digital Storytelling for Nonprofit Fundraisers – Learn how in my new course!

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What you absolutely need to know about Storytelling That Sticks: 1) This course will not be offered again in 2021. 2) We will be doing the work together each week, and I’ll review your homework myself! 3) You will get LIFETIME access to the course. This means you can take it again and again, if you so desire! What is …

How to Write Captivating Stories Your Audience Will Love

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Storytelling 3 Comments

Information overload. Analysis paralysis. Noise. Clutter.  It’s a crowded digital landscape, with thousands of messages and notifications being consumed by our supporters each day. How can nonprofits get their message seen by the right people? How can we not only get heard – but listened to? Pixar’s Andrew Stanton gives this answer: “Don’t give them 4. Give them 2+2.” That’s …

How to Tell A Story Across Social Media Platforms

How to Tell A Story Across Social Media Platforms

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

Every Monday I will create a short video answering a question from a member of the Nonprofit Social Media Storytelling Group. We call it #MailbagMonday! Check back ever Monday inside the Group to see if I answer your question!  This week I answer two nonprofit questions that are interrelated. What narrative should we use on different platforms? Do you tell the same …

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 collect stories about your nonprofit - worksheet

How to Collect Stories About Your Nonprofit [WORKSHEET]

Julia Claire Campbell Nonprofits, Storytelling 1 Comment

Last week’s lesson in Storytelling Summer School detailed the 5 types of stories you need to actively collect and share about your nonprofit and it’s impact. (If you didn’t grab the free Story Collection Worksheet, grab it here.) Over in the Facebook Group, Storytelling Superstar Amelia Leggett jumped right in! Amelia runs the social media channels for two nonprofits – …

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To Get Me from Passive to Active – Make Me Feel Something!

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

There is a misguided argument that I have heard recently from nonprofits, as they prepare their fundraising appeals or their online marketing campaigns: There is no way we can pull the heartstrings like this when telling stories.    Or: Oh no – we can’t use such strong language. We can’t make our supporters angry! So, I ask – you don’t want …