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DIY Digital Storytelling Resources from TechSoup

DIY Digital Storytelling Resources from TechSoup

To create and share inspiring stories online, nonprofits need both storytelling resources and inspiration. TechSoup‘s annual nonprofit digital storytelling contest, Storymakers, provides both. The Storymakers campaign helps nonprofits communicate better abundant resources on how to tell better stories, and get those stories noticed. In the past few years, we’ve seen the transformation from long to short-form […]

5 Ways Your Nonprofit Is Like a Hammerhead Shark

5 Things Your Nonprofit Has In Common With a Hammerhead Shark (3)

You’re probably wondering what hammerhead sharks have to do with digital marketing and fundraising. Well, I wondered the same thing. But my desire to write a blog post about sharks won over logic and reason. So… here are five ways your nonprofit is like a hammerhead shark: 1. You Both Possess Mutant-Like Eyeballs Hammerhead sharks can see almost 360 degrees. Nothing escapes their […]

How To Use IFTTT To Kill The Drudgery Of Social Media

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You know what’s a huge time-suck? Social media drudgery. You know, the tedious and repetitive tasks that are part of every social media manager’s job. You have way more to offer the world than copy/pasting content from social media sites into spreadsheets. YOU have creative ideas that the world needs! IFTTT helps you spend more time on that good stuff, and less […]

14 IFTTT Recipes for Social Media Marketing

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If you’re not familiar with it, IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free utility that automates tedious online tasks. For example, updating Google spreadsheets with retweets, updating profile pictures across networks, or uploading Instagram pictures to DropBox. Basically, it’s a digital personal assistant who takes care of repetitive tasks, based on simple if/then rules. The automated tasks you create […]

My one word for 2014

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My one word for 2014 is led (as in the metal). I know, it sounds like a funny word to use for goal setting. I’m spelling it “led” so I don’t confuse it with “lead” as in being a leader, although I plan on doing a lot of that in 2014. And it’s only one […]