Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Coming Soon: Social Media for the Arts eBOOK!

An empowering guide for arts organizations and their audiences! 

For Arts Organizations
Are you looking for ways to engage your advocates by empowering them to share their experiences? If so, then this book is for you!

This book is designed to engage audiences in real life (IRL). 3 hour workshops can be customized and scheduled with your board of directors, volunteers, committee members, special interest groups, or other advocates for your organization. Attendees will leave with your tools and permission to realize the power of their own influence on behalf of your organization. 

About the author
Nancy VanReece's mission to help communities achieve their full potential through the advocacy of creative opportunities. VanReece is an engaging and regular speaker on issues such as online marketing, social media communications, branding, copyright administration and clearance. VanReece brings a wealth of experience and understanding particularly helpful to arts organizations and individual artists. Click here to learn more about the author. 
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eBook release date late Autumn 2012

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Chicago Arts Marketing IdeaLab

Chicago Arts Marketing IdeaLab: Registration Now Open!
Open to arts and cultural marketing professionals, this event is FREE to attend. Registration is required.

When: Friday, August 10, 2012
Time: 10am to 4pm
Where: Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N Southport

What to expect:

  • Get inspired by six 8-minute case studies from local arts organizations
  • Share ideas and problem solve around the hot topics you want to talk about
  • Break out into groups for in-depth discussion
  • Network with your peers in the Chicago arts marketing community

REGISTER NOW:  http://tiny.cc/chidealabregister

Space is limited. Please register for no more than three representation per organization.
Costs of attending are sponsored by the League of Chicago Theatres and The Theatre School at DePaul University. Lunch will be provided.

More information can be found here: http://tiny.cc/chidealab.

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

Direct-Response Appels that Inspire Donors to Give

Craft a Direct-Response Appeal that Inspires Donors to Give!

Thursday July 19, 2012

1-2 p.m

$75 Early Bird (Ends July 12)
$96 Regular (Starts July 13)

Direct mail and e-mail marketing remain vital sources of income for nonprofits. Keeping those appeals fresh and effective is a challenge for even the most experienced fundraiser, so join this one-hour webinar to learn how to:
  • Develop powerful direct-response appeals and integrated print, e-mail, and on-line messages to generate stronger returns.
  • Craft appeals that motivate mid-level donors to step up their giving, and produce a sound return on your investment.
  • Raise more money using proven techniques
  • Make the most of a shrinking budget
This Chronicle od Philanthropy webinar will arm you with the ideas and skills you need to attract more money from loyal donors and gain new supporters. It is designed especially for fundraising managers and directors, communications managers and directors and executive directors.

Speakers include
  • Greg Fox, Senior Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer, Merkle
  • Lori O'Brien, Director of National Development, Youth Villages
BONUS: When you sign up for this webinar, you'll be able to continue the conversation with The Chronicle and speakers in a LinkedIn discussion group to continue learning long after this one-hour session ends.

Click Here for more information and to register.