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Digital Storytelling: Understanding Social Media and Visual Storytelling Tools for Nonprofits

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This webinar explores how digital storytelling, through visuals, videos, and live stories can amplify and better communicate your nonprofit story.

Below is a brief summary, webinar recording, slide deck, and additional resources on storytelling.

Summary

In the webinar, we show you how some nonprofits are using social media platforms for digital storytelling, with examples of successful campaigns on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat.

Key learning points are:

  • How to tailor content and visuals to your organization’s social media platforms;
  • Tools you can use to create images, infographics, and fonts to build your visual storytelling elements;
  • Tangible ways to employ ethical practices into sharing digital stories.

Webinar Recording

Webinar Presentation

Additional Resources

Nonprofit Storytelling

INFOGRAPHIC: A Nonprofit Storytelling How-To (Classy.org)

The Guide to Nonprofit Storytelling (Classy.org)

6 Ways to Tell Your Nonprofit Story With Images (Classy.org)

How to Make a Photo Essay for Your Nonprofit (WiredImpact.com)

The Ultimate Guide to Nonprofit Storytelling (30+ Tips) (DonorBox.org)

Success Story Examples

YouTube DoGooder Video Awards (YouTube.com)

Animoto Success Stories: Video Case Study Inspiration (Animoto.com)

Ethics in Storytelling

Ethical Storytelling resources and podcast (EthicalStorytelling.com)

Nonprofit Photography: Ethics and Approaches (The Communications Network)