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Leveraging Connected TV Platforms like Roku and Apple TV to Increase Brand Engagement

Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire, Xbox, Smart TVs and other video streaming providers have seen tremendous growth over the past year. For marketers, the opportunity to reach engaged viewers in…
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Leveraging Connected TV (CTV) to Increase Brand Engagement

CTV viewers are 42% more likely to take action after seeing an ad as compared to a traditional TV viewer. With many organizations’ key performance indicator (KPI) being consumer engagement on their campaign website, this statistic tells a great story.
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Little Known Secret to Improve a Nonprofit’s Expense-to-Overhead Ratio

Before writing a check, many donors will access resources like nonprofit rating services to review the organization’s financials. In particular, they will want to see the organization’s expense-to-overhead ratio to assure their dollars will go to the mission, rather than salaries or rent. A little-known secret for improving that ratio is by a having the nonprofit distribute a Public Service Announcement (PSA) to broadcasters asking for donated media space to air the PSA.
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Nonprofits Learn What’s New with “Out of Home”

Last week Connect360 conducted another “Couch Conversation,” a virtual roundtable for nonprofits.  The session featured out of home (OOH) expert, Marc Malovany from Mobly Media. Marc brought his 25+ years of experience to the table - sharing valuable insights.
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Digital Sports Marketing

As summer winds down and we head into the fall, millions of sports fans across the country are gearing up for the start of a new NFL season, the World Series as well as basketball and hockey training camps. It’s a busy time of year for sports fans, but also a tremendous opportunity for marketers. Sports fans are an engaged, active online audience. Therefore, sports web properties create a unique chance for marketing pros to effectively connect their brands and campaign messages to target audiences on a local or national level.
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Nonprofits See Major Surge in Their Television PSA Airings

According to Nielsen Research there are over 900 television Public Service Announcement campaigns airing today.  However, what many are not aware of is that stations and networks across the country are airing more PSAs for more nonprofit organizations than at any time in history. These are no charge donations of free advertising time made to organizations that want to affordably reach large, national audiences with their messages.
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THE GIVING SEASON: HOW TO LEVERGE DIGITAL MARKETING

With Labor Day approaching, marking the unofficial end of summer, nonprofits are swinging into gear with eyes focused on the Giving Season. Believe it or not, Giving Tuesday is just 90 days away! When planning your marketing efforts for this year, keep in the mind there isn’t one-size-fits all fundraising.
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Is your organization eligible to air a television PSA?

I love Yogi Berra and his pithy, though quirky expressions. One of my favorites was about a popular restaurant in New Jersey, about which he once said. “Nobody goes to…
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Hispanics Remain A Powerful Force Within U.S. Population

As we continue to see a heightened awareness regarding diversity and inclusion in our society, there has never been a more opportune time for strategic multicultural marketing.  This is especially…
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Experts Talk About Nonprofit Digital Marketing

This past week Connect360 conducted another “Couch Conversation,” a virtual roundtable for nonprofits.  This session focused on nonprofit digital marketing and featured two experts representing digital platforms like YouTube.  During…
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Leveraging Connected TV (CTV) to Increase Brand Engagement

CTV viewers are 42% more likely to take action after seeing an ad as compared to a traditional TV viewer. With many organizations’ key performance indicator (KPI) being consumer engagement on their campaign website, this statistic tells a great story.

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Is your organization eligible to air a television PSA?

I love Yogi Berra and his pithy, though quirky expressions. One of my favorites was about a popular restaurant in New Jersey, about which he once said. “Nobody goes to…

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Hispanics Remain A Powerful Force Within U.S. Population

As we continue to see a heightened awareness regarding diversity and inclusion in our society, there has never been a more opportune time for strategic multicultural marketing.  This is especially…

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Experts Talk About Nonprofit Digital Marketing

This past week Connect360 conducted another “Couch Conversation,” a virtual roundtable for nonprofits.  This session focused on nonprofit digital marketing and featured two experts representing digital platforms like YouTube.  During…

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How Watching Television Can Help You to Feel Better

No question, COVID is serious and stressful business. That is why it is interesting to see that Nielsen Media Research found a 400% increase in people watching television nostalgic comedy…

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Nonprofits Share Digital & Social Media Success

Recently Connect360 hosted a “Couch Conversation,” a virtual nonprofit idea exchange roundtable where organizations can learn from peers in the industry.  This session focused on successful digital and social media…

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Three Tips for Sustaining Brand Awareness

The pandemic has required nonprofits to hold their marketing efforts under a microscope to determine the most effective way to drive brand awareness with the best ROI.  Given the world’s…

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2020 Recap: Ways Nonprofits Got Creative

Navigating the pandemic has not been easy for nonprofits.  To help, last year Connect360 hosted monthly Zoom “Couch Conversations” where nonprofit marketing/communications/PR professionals could sit on our “virtual sofa” for…

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Medical Associations Share Ideas / Challenges

Last week Connect360 hosted a “Couch Conversation” virtual roundtable for medical associations.  The open forum is simply an idea exchange where medical associations can learn from peers facing the same…

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Fundamental Marketing Musts in an Unpredictable World

This year has definitely thrown us some curve balls.  While we hope next year will be different, it’s impossible to predict what 2021 will bring.  No matter what happens, there…

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