Every month I feature a list of curated storytelling resources from around the web. This month’s list is a fun combination of storytelling tools, narrative developing and visual storytelling.
GlobalGiving out of the U.K. has just started a really interesting storytelling initiative for international development organizations. At the heart of it – making story and data collection easier. Check out The GlobalGiving Storytelling Project.
Are you on the hunt for a new job this summer? 99U (one of my favorite blogs) shared The Five Beats of Successful Storytelling & How They Can Help You Land Your Next Job.
From the Stanford Social Innovation Review: Building a Strong “Value Narrative.” This article relates really well to what I’ll be blogging about during July – how do you make your cause stand out? It’s a problem we all struggle with and I love that several other people are opening up this important conversation for our sector.
NewsCred has a great ebook out called The Power of Visual Storytelling. They teamed up with the amazing folks at Getty Images to outline the principles and best practices for visual storytelling. I highly recommend this read as the majority of non-profits have not tapped this opportunity!
This is my most recent favorite visual story: Dadaab Stories – 500,000 Refugees. Countless Stories.
Oh and one of my favorite tools for visual storytelling: Canva.
I’ve written a lot about the importance of knowing your audience and one of the questions I’m frequently asked is – how can we do market research? Joanne Fritz has you covered as she shares 8 options for affordable market research.
The July Edition of Non-Profit Story Prompts will be out soon! If you want some extra inspiration for your storytelling, be sure to sign up here to get our monthly email. Next one is July 15!