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14 Great Tools to Create Engaging Infographics and Images for your Social Media Posts - - The Buffer Blog

14 Great Tools to Create Engaging Infographics and Images for your Social Media Posts - - The Buffer Blog | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
It wasn’t long ago that Twitter added inline image previews to its official apps, including the web view. Now, Twitter is including more image focus in the latest redesign. On the left-hand side of Twitter’s new web view, your profile and header images are now visible. We’ve done tests on our own Twitter account previously that showed images [...]
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Metaphor map charts the images that structure our thinking

Metaphor map charts the images that structure our thinking | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Huge project by Glasgow University researchers plots thirteen centuries of startling cognitive connections
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8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations - Sparkol

8 Classic storytelling techniques for engaging presentations - Sparkol | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
A good public speaker takes their audience on a journey, leaving them feeling inspired and motivated. But structuring your speech to get your ideas across and keep your audience engaged all the way through is tricky. Try these eight storytelling techniques for a presentation that wows.
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What It Takes: How NOT to Tell a Story

What It Takes: How NOT to Tell a Story | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
A full page advertisement on Page 7 of the Sunday June 21, 2015 edition of The New York Times—in the main news section a full page requires 126 column
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How eye scanning impacts visual hierarchy in UX design

How eye scanning impacts visual hierarchy in UX design | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
While millennia of art, from Greek vases to Italian chapels, have shaped our understanding of what beauty is, the comparatively recent technology behind eye tra
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Digital Storytelling and Preservation in Vermont

Digital Storytelling and Preservation in Vermont | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
A look at the various digital storytelling tools used by the Preservation Trust of Vermont.
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A project we helped through our digital storytelling for change workshops with Vermont Community Foundation.

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Young People and Placemaking: Engaging Youth to Create Community Places - Project for Public Spaces

Young People and Placemaking: Engaging Youth to Create Community Places - Project for Public Spaces | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
-*+Young people use public spaces just as much as anyone else, if not more. And yet, too often young people, or young adults between the ages of 12 to 25, are not included in the process of Placemaking and end up "loitering" in other spaces. The following are just a few of the successful examples from around the world where young people were involved in Placemaking.
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Song Exploder

Song Exploder | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
A podcast where musicians take apart their songs, and piece by piece, tell the story of how they were made.
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Cover Story: Bat for Lashes

Cover Story: Bat for Lashes | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
With The Haunted Man, Bat for Lashes' Natasha Khan transcends the cosmic fairy tales of her past to uncover an ecstatic peace within herself. It wasn't easy.
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USE OF PORTRAIT IMAGES TO TELL STORY!

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Lessons learned when stories are told

Lessons learned when stories are told | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Valuable business lessons can be learned if time is taken to create a story that can be retold and remembered. Here are a few examples.
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Yes, it’s time to talk about change

Yes, it’s time to talk about change | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it

A 300 year old institution, the Swedish Museum of Natural History has decided to champion change to find and engage new …


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Empowering Staff to be the Voice for your Nonprofit | Listly List

Here are a list of resources related to a training about empowering staff to be the voice of your nonprofit using social media. | Case Study: How Human Rights Watch Leverages Employee Personal Brands on Twitter, 5 Ways to Inspire Brand Evangelism from Employees, Social Media for Nonprofit CEOs-How one Executive Director manages it, Employment Branding: The NPR case, and TNT Social Media Guidelines
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How Social Innovation Labs Contribute to Transformative Change - The Rockefeller Foundation

How Social Innovation Labs Contribute to Transformative Change - The Rockefeller Foundation | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
This post is part of a series that illustrates the value of innovation labs in accelerating solutions to complex social problems, sharing lessons from the
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Everything Is Yours, Everything Is Not Yours — Matter — Medium

Everything Is Yours, Everything Is Not Yours - Matter - Medium
At age six, I ran away with my sister to escape the Rwandan massacre. We spent seven years as refugees. What do you want me to do about it?
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Fabulous example of the power of the first-person narrative -- it is her story and only hers, and as such has an impact that no "captured" story can.

 

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Your Voice is Your Creativity: Building Safe Spaces for Creative Expression

Your Voice is Your Creativity: Building Safe Spaces for Creative Expression | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Your Voice is Your Creativity: Building Safe Spaces for Creative Expression
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Technology and The Evolution of Storytelling — ART & SCIENCE — Medium

Technology and The Evolution of Storytelling - ART & SCIENCE - Medium
by John Lasseter 

It is such an exciting time to be a filmmaker.

I do not believe the notion that the cinema is dying or dead because it’s amazing what technology can do to the cinematic storytelling.

What’s great about film is it constantly reinvents itself. It started as a sheer novelty, those images moving on the screen.

Then it went and every step of the way a new technology started being added — sound, color.

What happens is the film grammar of storytelling evolves and changes as well. The technology goes directly with the evolution of the storytelling

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Veterans Adding Life Story to Medical Records

Veterans Adding Life Story to Medical Records | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Have you ever wished your doctor knew “the rest of the story?” A unique program at some VA medical centers allows Veterans to add their life story to their medical record.
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Dave Eggers on working for justice through oral history: “There wasn’t much that allowed those people to seem fully human”

Dave Eggers on working for justice through oral history: “There wasn’t much that allowed those people to seem fully human” | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Salon talks to the editors of "Voice of Witness Reader," true stories of struggle in the U.S. and the world
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Seeing Beyond Facebook & Twitter for Social Media Advocacy

Seeing Beyond Facebook & Twitter for Social Media Advocacy | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
New Epolitics.com contributor Annabelle Baskin is Campaign Coordinator at Picture Motion and served as a field organizer on Senator Mary Landrieu's 2014 reelect
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Digital Nonfiction :: Readings

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Terrific list of readings for a course in the far reaches of digital nonfiction

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Visual Storytelling Techniques And Examples On The Web

Visual Storytelling Techniques And Examples On The Web | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
learn just how visual storytelling techniques can help. It doesn't matter what type of project you have, just how big your target audience is.
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Beautiful maps of what our cities actually smell like

Beautiful maps of what our cities actually smell like | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Gorgeous maps show what cities look like based on their smells -- from BBQ to skunks
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#punktfarsta: A hyperlocal storytelling project in Stockholm

#punktfarsta: A hyperlocal storytelling project in Stockholm | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
The city of Stockholm has millions of stories that are waiting to be told by its citizens. Every place has a story: the …

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Objects, Meet World!

Objects, Meet World! | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
Using Tumblr to Bring Collections to New Audiences In 1901, Victorian tea trader Frederick Horniman opened his museum (The Horniman Museum and Gardens, in London) with the ideal of bringing the wor...
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La Dream Teen

La Dream Teen | Nonprofit Storytelling | Scoop.it
La Dream Teen, le webdoc. Découvrez les rêves de 5 ados aux 4 coins de l’Europe. Un reportage multimédia d’Estelle Faure et Emma Roulin.

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Eva Dominguez's curator insight, June 2, 3:29 PM

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