Why a Consistent Marketing Strategy is a Must

March 29, 2019

Whether it’s a business trying to sell a product or service, or a nonprofit trying to recruit volunteers or donors, it’s easy to become fixated on the transactional goal and bypass the process of first building a relationship. This is often detrimental for an organization. There are various components to building a strong, enduring relationship, and one of the most important is: consistency.

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Developing the Perfect Message – It’s All About Science

February 5, 2019

A well-crafted message resonates with your audience, communicates your value, and motivates people to take action. Personalization has become an expected, not optional, component of any marketing strategy, therefore your message must be relevant and targeted or else your audience will keep on scrolling. So, what is behind the process of developing the perfect message? SCIENCE!

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Why Does Message Development Matter?

December 14, 2018

In any successful relationship, it is essential to speak the same language. Be on the same page. Understand one another. You get it. Communication is a powerful tool. It drives action and is the way in which you capture, engage and retain your audience. The kicker? Communication can’t always be controlled… but your message can.

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Incorporating “Impact Accountability” into Your Nonprofit Marketing Strategy

October 31, 2018

Reporting on impact using statistics and stories that demonstrate your nonprofit’s delivery on its mission can work for any target audience and a variety of communications campaigns.

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Marketers, It’s Time to Start Thinking Like a Journalist

September 27, 2018

“Blurred Lines” isn’t just a catchy 2013 Robin Thicke tune featuring T.I. and Pharrell. The phrase aptly describes trends in today’s communications landscape. Communications disciplines continue to merge, meaning the lines dividing public relations and marketing are becoming less identifiable.

These days, in fact, marketing and communications professionals often take pages out of journalists’ skinny little notebooks to craft compelling content for a variety of audiences.

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The Millennial Obsession

April 20, 2018

A hyper-focus on Millennials has dominated strategic direction in the business world with the goal of better understanding user behavior and courting potential customers. Nowhere is this more true than in communications – but marketers have a duty to go beyond age-based segmentation.

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5 Strategies to Recharge Your Nonprofit’s Development

March 30, 2018

Through the U.S. federal tax reforms, signed into law in November 2017 under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, individual donors will experience changes to their tax incentives for 2018 and beyond that are expected to greatly impact donorship to nonprofit organizations. To ensure that you’re doing all you can do to attract precious donor dollars, make certain your organization is addressing these five fundamentals to create a sense of connection between your nonprofit and your potential donors.

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Perfecting Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: 3 Social Media Tips

February 9, 2018

Peer-to-peer fundraising boasts incredible fundraising and outreach potential for your nonprofit, but it only works if your constituents make it work. The burden of soliciting donations falls to them in the peer-to-peer fundraising model. And while your supporters certainly have passion, they don’t have the tools or knowledge base that experienced fundraisers do.

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Past Reflections, Full-Speed Ahead

January 31, 2018

This month, Bloom Communications celebrates its six year anniversary.  It is with great pride and accomplishment that I reflect back on how far we’ve come as an agency – and look ahead in eager anticipation of the work to be done.

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The Importance of Internal Alignment

December 11, 2017

Without agreement on audience and messaging, there’s a strong possibility that your marketing and communications activities are keeping you busy, but lack shared and consistent direction.

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