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#TimeToRedefine: making a video invitation to join community

Thousand Currents is a 2019 DoGooder Award recipient in the Fundraising for Good Category for their Time to Redefine video. How do you capture the entirety and complexity of social transformation in a one-minute video? You can’t really. But you can spark curiosity, hope, and imagination. In the Global South, Thousand Currents partners are at […]
Posted: April 3, 2019
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Honor videos for social good - vote in the 2019 DoGooder Awards

Voting is open now through March 1 for the 2019 DoGooder Awards, which honor the best work created by people and organizations using video to make a real impact in their communities. See3, Gather Voices, and NTEN are excited to present these DoGooder Awards. Finalists have been selected for the following categories: Best Nonprofit Video […]
Posted: February 11, 2019
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Making powerful video? Submit yours to the 2019 #DoGooderAwards

Video has a clear role to play in advancing and creating social change. Every day nonprofits organizations tell stories through video that has the power to transform lives. See3, Gather Voices, and NTEN are excited to present the DoGooder Awards to help honor the best work from people and organizations that are using video to […]
Posted: December 14, 2018
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Think you don't have time and budget for video? Think again.

For-profit marketers keep saying video is key to a compelling digital campaign, but for so many nonprofits it seems out of reach It seems too expensive, labor-intensive, and requires equipment and skills that nonprofit marketing teams don’t have. But a new suite of tools are helping nonprofits tell their stories in incredible new ways, through […]
Posted: October 25, 2018
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4 Ways To Save Live Video Broadcasts

This article was originally published on Witness.org in August 2016 and is republished here with permission. Human rights organizations and individual activists increasingly rely on live video streaming to raise awareness about injustice. But the downside to live streaming is that there may be no permanent record, which complicates your ability to use the video […]
Posted: October 26, 2016
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3 Lessons for Creating Video Content That Rules the Web

Distributed content is all about reaching people where they are, instead of expecting them to come to you. Gone are the days of driving people to your website to complete important calls to action, like signing up for your email list or making a donation. Increasingly, your constituents can take those actions directly from social media […]
Posted: January 22, 2016
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Submit Your Video to the 10th Annual DoGooder Awards!

In 2015, did your organization create a video that pushed for change, affected lives, or raised awareness of an important issue? Consider submitting a video to the DoGooder Award! Since 2006, the DoGooder Awards have celebrated the best in video for good. Hosted by See3, YouTube and your friends here at NTEN, these awards highlight […]
Posted: January 21, 2016
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August Member RoundUp: Happy Hour dividends, hands-on video workshop, and how to measure what matters

Meghan McCoy is a mom and professional in the DC workspace. One week into her new role as Director of Administration at Youth For Understanding USA (YFU), Meghan attended NTEN’s 501 Tech Club DC’s happy hour event. “Thanks to this informative event, I was able to make both meaningful connections to others in my industry […]
Posted: August 11, 2015
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Announcing the 2015 DoGooder Video Awards!

It’s that time of year again- the DoGooder Video Awards are back! If you made a video in 2014 that had an impact in your community or around the world, we want to see it. Compelling video can advance social change and create real impact. If your organization produces creative, inspiring videos, we think you […]
Posted: January 12, 2015
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Ten Video Tips for Nonprofits

Donors today have less time and more options than ever before. You only have a few moments, if not seconds, to capture their attention, communicate your message, and present a call to action. A well thought out video strategy can accomplish all of these goals and more. If your organization has not yet produced video, odds […]
Posted: February 21, 2014