Author: Julia McDowell

A Guide to Effective Storytelling

Humans are storytellers—we have been since childhood. As soon as we grow out of fairy tales, we seek out more sophisticated stories. And for a nonprofit, storytelling helps you connect with prospects faster than anything because the storytelling format connects with the emotional needs of...

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Five Steps to Create a Marketing Plan

https://youtu.be/NbKeHjhPBn8 Video transcript: Hi! Welcome to the latest episode of The High-Five Nonprofit Marketing Ideas. I’m Julia McDowell, Marketing Strategist for Five Ones. The High-Five is my video series of marketing strategies and tactics for nonprofits and associations, and today I’m talking about something I get asked...

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Data-Backed Advice for PSAs in 2021

As many marketers are aware, 2020 heavily impacted many sectors, including nonprofits. Public service announcements help spread the message for many causes, so the past year, more than ever, seemed to be the best time to utilize this special channel. But with the media overwhelmed...

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