Webinars

Watch, listen and read from these inspirational #GivingTuesday webinars.

#GivingTuesday webinars come from supporting and participating corporates and not-for-profits.

WATCH: Discover your social change story for successful fundraising

Social change crowdfunding is fundamentally about storytelling. This session will help you identify your social change story and how this can be a tool for engaging with supporters and rallying your community. The session will also explore several case studies of both successful and unsuccessful social change crowdfunding campaigns. About Natasha Akib Natasha Akib is the Community Builder at StartSomeGood.com – the crowdfunding platform for social change projects. She is passionate about empowering people and communities to use media and turn ideas into positive action and worked with socially conscious change organisations including in Bhutan at one of the country’s first independent newspapers, in New Orleans at the Social Change Film Festival and also in Australia as Editor of... read more

WATCH: Getting started with online fundraising

Do you want to do something online for #GivingTuesday but don’t know what your options are? Or just know that your not-for-profit needs to start taking your donations online but don’t know where to start? Well watch this webinar that will help you understand your options for online fundraising. It will cover: Online donation pages – how do you collect donations online for #GivingTuesday and beyond? Peer to peer (event) fundraising – what are your options when someone wants to run a marathon for you? Crowdfunding – what is crowdfunding and how do I set up a campaign? About Prashan Paramanathan Prashan is the CEO and Founder of Chuffed – a new crowdfunding platform for Australian non-profits and social enterprises (www.chuffed.org). Prior to starting Chuffed, he spent several years advising a number of Australian non-profits, foundations and corporates on their organisational and fundraising strategies as a Senior Consultant at Social Ventures Australia... read more

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... read more

WATCH: Simple social media and digital storytelling

Your #GivingTuesday initiative doesn’t need to be complicated. Here are a few more ideas on using multimedia and your social networks as part of your campaign. Don’t have time to watch the whole webinar presented by Connecting Up? Here’s what we go through: Facebook: Ask your community to provide a photo about why they give in the lead up to #GivingTuesday and create an album with their photos on 3 December. Pinterest: Create a board showing your impact or create a group board and ask your Pinterest followers to contribute Twitter: Ask your followers to share what giving means to them and turn them into images and share them on 3 December (maybe even through Facebook or Pinterest! ) Animoto: Get a free Pro account with Animoto and create a short video that shows off all the contributions from your... read more

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