I felt something of an imposter speaking at the recent (and nattily titled) Scottish Network on Digital Cultural Resources Evaluation Symposium – #EDCR2016 – which brought together academics and researchers working in the field of cultural and heritage content: I’m not an academic, nor a researcher. Nor Scottish. But research is part of the daily workings […]
I wanted to share how we use Instagram, and I also am massively jealous of my daughter's blog writing in the BuzzFeed sort of format. I played with several things and finally just made a Google Site so I could upload the photos the way I wanted.
Film and video programs are efforts at communicating and just like speaking English, here is a whole language that can be learned including words, phrases, grammar, punctuation, rules, and common practices.
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I’m tired of telling the same old, nonprofit story. And I’m searching for ways to start telling better ones. I’m certain I am not alone this is a area that most storytellers need to work on. If you’re like me, you’ll find that it’s easy to fall back on the beneficiary story. Person A has…
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Some fine examples of nonprofit storytelling (Founders...etc)
Have you tried training board members in storytelling yet? Sometimes we forget about this hugely important issue! The fact is, most board members simply don’t know what to say when they have the opportunity. It hit home to me once when a board member asked me: “If I get a chance to talk about my …
Barbara Ganley's insight:
Basic, useful exercises to use with board & staff. Missing anything to do with active listening, however. Would love to see board mix with clients to do these exercises as well.
A community story project capturing the voices and faces of the employees, neighbors, and customers of the Red Apple grocery, in the final months before the store is demolished to make way for new development.
Audio is an essential part of your video; if no one can hear what someone is saying, they won’t be hearing the message you’ve worked so hard to capture. Don’t let poor audio be the downfall of telling your nonprofit’s story, mission and testimonies through video.
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