Storymakers2014 is Live!

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The Storymakers campaign officially launches today! I’m really excited about this digital storytelling campaign. Not only is TechSoup running a contest with $13,000 in prizes, butNetSquared will also be joining the TechSoup Global family in hosting local NetSquared events from Taipei to London. Plus let’s not forget the tweet-chat!

Please share Storymakers with your members. Last year two of the winners came from NetSquared groups!

Can you help us promote the launchWe’ve got sample tweets, Facebook posts, and email blurbs in our social sharing kit.


#Storymakers2014 is open for submissions. $13K in Cash prizes. Show the power of impact storytelling.


#Storymakers2014 is open for submissions. Learn impact storytelling in our webinars and global tweet-chat. Submit an under two-minute short, a super-short (under 20 seconds) or a five photograph slide-show to win up to $5,000 from a total of $13,000 in cash prizes. Create stories that stand out.



There's a new storytelling campaign - Storymakers 2014 - from TechSoup that launches August 26, 2014. Submit your social good story to TechSoup Storymakers during the month of September for a chance to win up to $13,000 in prizes, have your video showcased across the TechSoup global network. Prize categories include:

  • Best story promoting youth engagement in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math - $5,000
  • Best story overall - $5,000
  • Best short story on Instagram or Vine - $1,000
  • Best newbie story - $1,000
  • Audience choice - $1,000

Do you or your staff and volunteers want to learn more about impact storytelling, what tools to use, and how to use them? Check out TechSoup’s upcoming series of webinars, global events and how-to’s, and connect with a growing community of partners and sponsors that includes the Center for Digital Storytelling, See3 of the DoGooder Awards, Creative Commons, GoDaddy, and YouNoodle.