Support your campaign with an #UNselfie

Support your campaign with an #UNselfie

The #UNselfie, or the selfless selfie, is a powerful way to show how you are giving and why giving is important to you. How do I #Unselfie? Take a “selfie” with a caption (or have it on a card in the picture) explaining how or why you and/or your friends are “giving” this year. Always use the hashtags#UNselfie, #GivingTuesday and #GivingTuesdayAus Post it to Instagram, Facebook and/or Twitter and share with friends! #Download the UNselfie...
Inspiring ideas for #GivingTuesday 2016

Inspiring ideas for #GivingTuesday 2016

Below are some examples of ways your organization can activate on #GivingTuesday in 2016: Raise Funds Donate or organize a fundraiser for a nonprofit and leverage #GivingTuesday. Experiment with creative approaches to expand your donor base and to raise more for charities around the world. Launch a campaign on #GivingTuesday to increase donations through the end of the year. Partner with a donor or sponsor to host a matching grant challenge for #GivingTuesday. This could be a 24-hour challenge, it could lead up to #GivingTuesday, or could launch on #GivingTuesday and run through December 31 Volunteer Volunteer at a charity or organize a larger team volunteer event with your friends, staff, and neighbors. • Donate pro bono hours to help charities in need of your skills. Organize a donation drive for people to donate goods, clothing, and other items for people in need. Collaborate Partner with local organizations to give a donation (money, goods, or services) to nonprofits. Ask organizations to work together to build a local #GivingTuesday movement. In 2015, over 50 cities and states led their own #GivingTuesday movements to benefit local nonprofits. ‘Create a #GivingTuesday product to sell during Black Friday and Cyber Monday and donate proceeds to a partnering charity on #GivingTuesday Get your local government officials to proclaim November 29, 2016 #GivingTuesday in your city or town. Make this a big press moment and bring the community together to celebrate generosity. Get Social • Activate your social media constituency (or open a new social media account) to talk about giving. Celebrate community heroes and service leaders on social media and with your local press....

Support #GivingTuesday by taking an #unselfie #selfie!

Join in the social media action with your very own #UNselfie! A #UNselfie is an unselfish or selfless #selfie. Take a photo of someone or something that represents giving to you and upload to your social media platform of choice, whether it be Instagram, Facebook, and/or Twitter via hashtag #unselfie and #givingtuesday. Want to share more of the #GivingTuesday spirit? Join in sharing your “I’m giving because-…” sign by making a simple card or piece of paper that says “I’m giving because-“ and add your reason for giving this season. Every action YOU take shows why giving is important and helps others to join in the spirit of giving! Just upload your picture of your “I’m giving because-“ sign to any and all of your social media platforms using hashtag #unselfie and #givingtuesday. Tell your friends, family, and even show how your pet is participating in #GivingTuesday too! For more information on the #UNselfie go to our toolkit for more tips and tricks: https://docs.google.com/file/d/0Bw8XVee5EfGiU0dEU1hYQzNNMXc/edit We are excited to see YOUR #UNselfie and share why you are a “giver” and participating in this inspiring movement uniting givers around the world! Want to find out more about #UNSelfie’s? Download the toolkit now! (To download, simply click on the Slide share logo on the bottom of the slideshow, you will go to the Slideshare website – click on the download button at the top!) U nselfie toolkit from Connecting...
Digital Storytelling Tips for #GivingTuesday

Digital Storytelling Tips for #GivingTuesday

3 of December  is coming soon! It’s time to share your story for #GivingTuesday and show the world how Australians give back! Digital storytelling by combines narrative with digital content and can help you to engage with your audience and involve your community through the journey of #GivingTuesday. Here’s some information, your organisation can use to learn more about it. Simple tips to use digital storytelling for #GivingTuesday event Promote your giving story and ask your community to spread the word about what you’re doing Ask people to post video or short videot on what #GivingTuesday and giving means to them Create a video of your community and allow Facebook fans to tag themselves on your Facebook Page Also check out some more ideas on, using social media as part of your using digital storytelling campaign Some examples of video of not-for-profit organisation Looking for inspiration? Here are some example of videos of not-for-profits using digital storytelling. Don’t be afraid to have fun and be creative to celebrate #GivingTuesday. CARE is a leading humanitarian organisation fighting global poverty. In this humorous, creative video  CARE US show us how it feels good to give back for #GivingTuesday. SocialGoodNetwork is a company which develops online and mobile fundraising solutions that increase engagement and giving. Check out  Mark’s video  an employee of SocialGoodNetwork who celebrates #GivingTuesday through a personal Gangnam Style dance. Let‘s get started! 7 easy digital storytelling tools Don’ t hesitate to share your stories online. Dedicated video sites like YouTube and Vimeo are a great free option. Look bellow for more advice about various software available to help with your story. 1) Animoto Is an...

WATCH: Best practices for engaging your local media

Do you have a great story to tell about your #GivingTuesday initiative? Learn how to engage local journalists and media outlets to help get the word out there. Leila Henderson, CEO, Newsmaker will share her years of experience in working in Australian media as a journalist, author and social media entrepreneur to help you give your #GivingTuesday story wings. In this webinar, Leila shares: What the role of PR is How to engage people on social media to create a ripple effect How to write a press release with a tried and true template About Leila Henderson Leila Henderson is a journalist turned social media entrepreneur who has developed unique systems that bridge the gap between PR and social media marketing. The NewsMaker software platform is used by more than 8,000 PR and marketing executives for press release distribution and social media marketing. Leila also coaches other entrepreneurs and organisations in the use of social media, from policy through to measurement. She believes in the power of words and effective communication to influence hearts and minds. A former News Limited Business & Technology journalist, PR advisor to IBM Australia, and agency owner, she has worked across a wide variety of media over her career, from the Australian Women’s Weekly under Ita Buttrose, to Reader’s Digest, to The Australian newspaper. She is the founder of the LinkedIn group “Social Media Australia” and a well established business author, with over 20 books to her...

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