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21 Feb 2018

Top 5 Cancer-Fighting Campaigns

Posted by Marketing advertising Uncategorized Branding Nonprofit

February is Cancer Prevention Month. So at Williams Whittle we are taking this month to revisit what each of us can do to prevent the risk of cancer. This also gives us an opportunity to look back and find some of the best cancer-fighting advertising and PR campaigns we can remember. These campaigns made us […]

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22 Dec 2017

Agency Gift Giving 101: Our Top Tips for Giving Gifts to Clients this Holiday Season

Posted by Marketing advertising Team Members Agency Life Random Thoughts

Ahh, yes, the holidays! If you are like us, you will start receiving and giving holiday gifts and cards to and from your accounts. But one thing we’ve noticed is that we always receive a few of the same things — food and wine! And while we’d never complain about receiving either of those things, […]

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21 Dec 2017

Three Steps to Improve Your Nonprofit Newsletter

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The nonprofit e-newsletter is an essential piece of how your nonprofit communicates with its supporters. It can be a perfect way for you to provide useful, directed content to your audience to keep them engaged. Or, it can bore your audience, and get sent directly to the trash. Here are three steps to improve your […]

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21 Dec 2017

3 Things You Need to Know About the Changes to Google Grants and AdWords

Posted by Marketing advertising Branding Digital Nonprofit

Earlier this month, we published an article The Top 5 Questions (and Answers) About Google Grants and Google AdWords for Nonprofits. As luck would have it, less than two weeks later, Google announced it was changing many core aspects of the Google Grants program, including the $2 bid cap, keyword requirements, and the minimum click-through-rate […]

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1 Dec 2017

The Top 5 Questions (and Answers) about Google Grants and Google Adwords for Nonprofits

Posted by Marketing advertising Digital Nonprofit

How do Google Adwords work? Google Adwords is a way for businesses to pay for advertising above “earned” or organic results. Which means that people can pay money to bid in order to rank above organic results based on visits/search keywords/etc. Google Grants is a program that gives free advertising dollars to nonprofits to use […]

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20 Oct 2017

Powerful and Practical: Nonprofit Social Media Success on Twitter

Posted by Marketing advertising Uncategorized Nonprofit Social Media

Nonprofits are always struggling with getting noticed. One of the best ways to get noticed is through social media, but it’s also one of the hardest. So how do you get through the noise? Our Powerful and Practical series helps you break through to get your message heard! What’s your purpose (on social)? Social media […]

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16 Oct 2017

How Nonprofits Can Use Marketing Funnels to Gain New Donors

Posted by Marketing Donors donor fundraising new donor donor pipeline nonprofit fundraising Nonprofit

An organization’s most important audience is their donors. Donor support makes your nonprofit possible, and they need to be the primary audience for timely information, updates, and gratitude from your organization. But how do you grow your donor base? How do you create a flow of new donors to support your fundraising? You create a […]

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19 Jul 2017

When $300 Million is Not Enough for a Nonprofit: The Make-A-Wish Makeover

Posted by Marketing Uncategorized Branding

2017 AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference Recap Everybody knows the Make-A-Wish Foundation and the joy that they bring to children all around the world. But how well do we really know them? It turns out, “not very”, after viewing a talk by John Vranas, a senior marketing official of the Foundation who spoke at the American […]

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18 Jul 2017

The Innovation Incubator

Posted by Marketing Uncategorized Branding

Photos courtesy of Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA). 2017 AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference Recap Jennifer Martindale of the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) in San Francisco gave an inspired talk at the 2017 AMA Nonprofit Marketing Conference on how their marketing department evolved into an innovation incubator, which shifted their entire […]

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