Tools & Resources

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Digital Story Tools

This website offers a comprehensive and evolving directory of tools and resources to help you build your digital stories. It can be found in Communicate under Deliver your message.
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Storytelling for Good: Selecting Your Platforms

The Selecting Your Platforms lesson from Storytelling for Good will guide you to the right platforms for both your stories and your audiences. Storytelling for Good connects you to a suite of tools and a growing community that can help you leverage the power of narrative to increase reach, resources, and impact for your organization. It can be found in...
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Canva

Canva provides templates and graphic elements you can easily drag and drop to quickly design a social media graphic or infographic. Login required. It can be found in Communicate under Deliver your message....
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TimelineJS

TimelineJS (from knight lab) is an open-source tool that enables anyone to build visually rich, interactive timelines. Beginners can create a timeline using nothing more than a Google spreadsheet. It can be found in Communicate under...
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StoryMapJS

StoryMapJS (from knight lab) is a free tool to help you tell stories on the web that highlight the locations of a series of events. It can be found in Communicate under Deliver your message.
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Seven Creative Ways to Use Stories to Advance Your Issue

This tool, from AndACTION, Provides 7 simple ways people can use pop culture in their work. It can be found in our Communicate Guide under Use the power of story. It can be found in the Communicate step under Use...
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AndACTION

AndACTION is a pop culture hub that gives nonprofits inside intel on upcoming film and TV storylines that feature their issues. They hunt down leads and suggest creative ways for you to use them for maximum impact. That puts you a step ahead today of what everyone will be talking about tomorrow – and makes sure you’ll be part of the conversation. It can be found in the...
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Storytelling for Good

Storytelling for Good connects you to a suite of tools and a growing community that can help you leverage the power of narrative to increase reach, resources, and impact for your organization. It can be found in the Communicate step under...
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Mindful Messaging

 This resources (from Spitfire Strategies) walks through:

Getting to know your audiences better by looking at six psychographic categories;
Understanding what’s at play in people’s minds and anticipating responses to strengthen messaging efforts;
Creating a game plan by deciding which audience insights to weave into messaging; and
Getting...
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Organize a Community Forum

This tool provides guidance for planning a community forum. It includes logistical considerations, a sample agenda, tips for selecting speakers and for engaging the community. It can be found in the Communicate step under...