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Four Classic Storylines for Nonprofit Storytelling

  What’s the big deal about storytelling?

Storytelling matters because it shapes movements and defines the success of your nonprofit. But you're probably thinking, “I don’t have a sexy story” or “I don’t know how to tell a story”. You may have even tried to use storytelling at your nonprofit but it didn’t get much traction.

We believe that nonprofits and social good projects have an unlimited potential in using stories because you make this world a better place. It’s actually easier than you think to create a compelling story. You have all the building blocks for an effective story, but how do you get the put them together?

Look at the fairy tales, fireside stories, and your favorite Hollywood movies. There are storylines that every popular story follows. Guess what? They drive donations as well.

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  Topics: Social Networking, Online Fundraising, Online Marketing

How to Create a Tribe for Your Nonprofit

  

What is a Tribe?

A tribe is a group of people that includes many families and relatives who have the same language, customs, and beliefs.

A tribe is more than just a group of people, it is a community.

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  Topics: Social Networking, Online Fundraising

How Your Nonprofit Can Rock Instagram

 Instagram is becoming more and more popular. Just take a look at the stats:

  • Estimated number of users in the US in 2015: 77.6 million   
  • Estimated number of users in the US by 2018: 106.2 million
  • Number of people who use Instagram: 300 million monthly active users
  • Users in the US who access Instagram from a smartphone: 47%
  • A tablet? 53%
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  Topics: Social Networking

Can Apps and Social Media Help Fight Injustice?

I was scrolling through my Instagram feed this morning, and a friend of mine posted a blackout photo, alongside a note about her anger, her hurt, and her responsibility toward Charleston.

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  Topics: Social Networking, nptech, Trends

Why Tracking Your Nonprofit's Growth Can Make or Break You

Fundraising, fundraising, fundraising. It might get tiring to hear, but fundraising’s a critical component of the lifespan of a nonprofit. The 2015 M+R Benchmarks Study was recently released, and the stats are in. 84 nonprofits participated to compile the numbers about email, web, and social media.

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  Topics: Social Networking

Big News: Startup Challenge to Fund & Showcase Social Impact Ventures By Women

How do we disrupt the nonprofit sector? I’ve talked about the dire need for nonprofits to innovate over the years on Frogloop. Why? Because there are over 1.5 million nonprofits in the US that are working in similar issue areas and trying to address global warming, poverty, the gender pay gap, affordable healthcare, education, etc.

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  Topics: Social Networking, Online Fundraising, Technology, crowdfunding, Conferences, Nonprofit Events, Web 2.0, Trends

Wrap Up of Nonprofit Llama Drama

Did you catch the llamas on the loose yesterday? They were all the rage, and some nonprofits ran with it too.

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  Topics: Social Networking, Web 2.0, Trends

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