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  • How to Get Your Nonprofit into Local Newspapers

    Lori Halley 09 March 2010 8 comments
    With all the buzz about social media, it’s easy to forget that offline media attention can be equally valuable, especially for community-based nonprofits who want to get attention to local projects or recruit local members and volunteers. Offline media...
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  • 8 Best Free Video-Sharing Sites for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 22 October 2009 14 comments
    Thanks to low-cost cameras, and free or inexpensive software tools, there’s a place for video production within the budget of even small nonprofits and associations. And distributing your videos on the Internet has never been cheaper or easier...
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  • Viral Cats Destroy a Nonprofit's Website - and that's a good thing

    Lori Halley 03 September 2009 2 comments
    Have you seen the Greenville Humane Society’s new website? If not, it's likely that a dozen friends will share the link with you before this week is over. As a case study in how nonprofits can use "viral" content - to gain attention, to promote a cause, and to call for action - SpaysNotStrays.org is a winner.
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  • Digital Storytelling with VoiceThread: Create a Collaborative Multi-Media Presentation

    Lori Halley 31 July 2009 1 comments
    VoiceThread, named one of Webware's top 100 web apps for 2008, is an online media album tool that lets a group of people easily add their comments to a collection of images, videos, and documents. Gayle Thorsen has some great ideas for how non-profits can use VoiceThread to engage their supporters in a compelling, collaborative online story — and you’ll have plenty of your own ideas, when you see what VoiceThread can do!
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  • Press Clipping Service Gives Instant Access to Reprint Rights

    Lori Halley 19 May 2009 0 comments
    Whether your job is to update your nonprofit’s website with fresh relevant news, or simply to keep colleagues informed of breaking news via your organization’s intranet or email, you might want to put Clip&Copy in your toolbox. Basically, it's...
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  • Animoto Gives Free Pro Accounts to Non-Profits and Causes

    Lori Halley 10 May 2009 4 comments
    Animoto is quite possibly the easiest way to turn your photos and music into a dynamic, DVD-quality video without special skills or expensive technology. Last year, the video creation platform gave free pro accounts to educators - now, "Animoto for a Cause" offers free all-access pro accounts to "organizations and people who are working toward improving their community and the world at large."
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  • Show, Don't Tell: Google Earth Outreach for Nonprofits

    Lori Halley 27 October 2008 2 comments
    Since the earliest days of world exploration, maps have told compelling stories to people who may never see the places depicted. Topographical lines on paper only go a small way to recreate the traveller's experience, however, and the rest depends...
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  • Help a Reporter — Get Free Media Exposure

    Lori Halley 20 May 2008 4 comments
    When your spokesperson is interviewed on the TV evening news, that's air time worth far more than most nonprofits could hope to afford as an advertising purchase. And when your organization is quoted in the press, that lends an air of credibility that you just can't buy at any price. Advertising is telling your own story. Publicity is when someone else tells your story for you. And there's no question which type of communication packs the biggest public relations punch.
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