In order to provide some support for philanthropic initiatives, Google provides a grant system that many nonprofits can make use of.  This amounts to a monthly allotment of search advertising grant dollars for organizations that qualify.  For some nonprofits this is a significant opportunity, for others it is not a game changer but it is a perk that is still worth utilizing.  Here are 9 things you need to know.

  1. You May Not Qualify – The qualification process is robust but not excessive. Among other things, you will have to prove your non-profit status and agree to a number

The 3 “R’s” of Content

As an organization, it is most likely safe to assume that you invest valuable time, research, and money into creating quality content. Last year almost 90 percent of organizations deemed content marketing as a primary strategy with lead generation and sales closely behind. There’s only one issue. Only 6 percent of organizations find their content marketing actually effective!

With each new content that is published, you hope to both inspire and captivate your audience. However, have you ever feared that your content might not generate traction or fall flat altogether? Shockingly, you just might have a reason to fear after

You have spent months crafting the perfect content strategy. Now it is the execution phase. You are confident that content will not only attract new prospective clientele, but also increase engagement of your established fan base. Not to mention, it should also move your newly acquired leads towards the purchase phase of your funnel.

In a utopian world, this strategy should work perfectly. However, what happens when it doesn’t go as expected? The simple answer may lie in a common but popular phrase: wrong place at the wrong time!

Content is king; but timing is everything. The timing of your

Is Content Marketing Worth the Effort?

I won’t make you scroll to the bottom to find the answer to this one. YES. Yes, is your answer. Content marketing is worth the time, effort, and cost that you may incur.

But, why? And, how do you convince those who decide where time and resources are allocated that this is an important initiative?

What is Content Marketing?
It’s one of the big marketing buzz terms right now, but the purpose behind it may not be completely clear. The content your organization puts out is the greatest representation of who you are as a brand.

This content can

By, Christine Johns

Generosity. It’s a win-win strategy. It’s the dynamic that occurs when one person gives selflessly to another, based on a mutual understanding of the relationship. Both parties benefit from the affinity which results, and hopefully, a lasting bond of trust is formed.

Who doesn’t love the thought of everybody winning? When it comes to your brand, you can’t afford to be insular and self-absorbed, especially in an age where loyalty and outcomes are the primary drivers of your audience.

Consider these statistics:

  • 56% of consumers said receiving a personalized incentive would improve consideration of the brand