At Craigslists Foundation Nonprofit Bootcamp, I ran into Ramya Raghavan, Youtube's Nonprofits and Activism Manager who was speaking on a panel called Future Tech. She talked about their new initiative Video Volunteers and offered some great tips about effective nonprofit videos.
Given that I've just a loaner FLIP camera that I've been experimenting with, I couldn't resist making a video. It's one-minute and she explains the new video volunteers program and shares the secret sauce for success for videos on YouTube. Here's the basic information:
Powered by All for Good, the YouTube Video Volunteers platform will help you find a nonprofit organization that needs help creating videos to promote its cause. Starting today, you can sift through video opportunities on www.youtube.com/videovolunteers and connect directly with nonprofits for whom you'd like to make a video. Learn more about the platform from the Vlogbrothers, who've used their audience and talents to champion causes they care about: