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.