How to Unlock Remarkable Storytelling for Nonprofits

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Unlock results with powerful storytelling

Every nonprofit is missing out on donations, sponsors, volunteers, staff, or media exposure. Focusing on mission statements and generic “support our cause” requests are ineffective. The answer—storytelling!

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Written by Craig de Fasselle

March 27th, 2018 at 9:14 am

Posted in Nonprofit

The Hidden Challenge of Attracting DSPs at Job Fairs

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job applicants at a DD job fair

When we’re helping clients attract more DSP applicants, the initial focus is on increasing applications online. With a recent DD job fair in our area, I went to observe, listen, and take some notes.

I wanted to see what’s holding organizations back from more applicants in an environment where people are ready to apply on the spot.

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Written by Scott de Fasselle

February 27th, 2018 at 10:42 am

Posted in DD,Marketing,Nonprofit

Motivate More People to Apply on DSP Ohio

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woman talking with man with Down Syndrome

And The Simple Four-Step Formula to Guide You

In our last post, How to Improve your DSP Ohio Job Posting, we talked about the mindset and approach to make your job postings more attractive to potential applicants.

Now that we’re on the same page, let’s cover how to motivate more people to apply for Direct Support Professional jobs.

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Written by Scott de Fasselle

February 5th, 2018 at 2:26 pm

Posted in DD,Marketing,Nonprofit

How to Improve your DSP Ohio Job Posting

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Direct Support Professional Ohio logo

And Why Approaching It Like a First Date Will Help

Imagine you’re on a first date and your date keeps talking about himself/herself. Are you going out on a second date? No.

So what does this have to do with your job posting on DSP Ohio?

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Written by Scott de Fasselle

January 2nd, 2018 at 3:18 pm

Posted in DD,Marketing,Nonprofit

How to Motivate People to Support Your Nonprofit

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Lego Batman is awesome

And Why Understanding Batman Will Help Your Cause…

When you write your non-profit’s mission statement, do you feel something missing?

Do you struggle to find the right words to convey your passion, your beliefs, and how worthy your cause is?

You know people understand what you’re doing, but you wish you could motivate more to help you in your mission.

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Written by Scott de Fasselle

July 27th, 2017 at 10:47 am

Posted in Marketing,Nonprofit

Four Questions to Save on Creative Agency Hourly Rates

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designer making notes in a notebook

When you’re looking to hire a marketing, web, or design agency, it’s natural to wonder what your costs are going to be. Which means you want to know what the agency’s hourly rate is, right?

So, what is your hourly rate?

This seems like a simple question that should have a simple answer of X dollars per hour. But it’s not, and here’s why.

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Written by Scott de Fasselle

June 28th, 2017 at 2:56 pm

Posted in Uncategorized

“How To Network on Instagram Direct Message” [Gary Vaynerchuk]

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Why you should read Gary V’s insight on Instagram:

At the moment, you have a fantastic opportunity to access anyone on Instagram by sending a direct message. Gary shows you the basics of how to do it and more importantly the approach to get results.

This is an especially great marketing tactic if:

  • you’re a small businesses that don’t have money to invest in paid advertising on social media
  • you’re a small businesses and you’re ready to invest time
  • you have a product and want to gain more exposure with the help of an influencer
  • you’ve opened a new local shop

Written by Scott de Fasselle

June 23rd, 2017 at 10:11 am

Posted in Social Media

How to Get an Interview for a Graphic Design Internship

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woman looking at many colors on a wall

Dear college design student looking for an internship,

Are you wondering how to write an email to get a design internship?

What should you include in your email?

How do you get an interview for an internship?

What if the company doesn’t have any internships?

Here’s how to prove to a design, web, and marketing agency that they need to interview you for an internship.

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Written by Scott de Fasselle

June 20th, 2017 at 12:08 pm

Posted in Design

3 Secrets to High-Quality Leads from Thomasnet

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We’ve worked with Thomas for a long time… (Photo by Dan Paluska: https://www.flickr.com/photos/sixmilliondollardan/3535595281)

Thomasnet can be a powerful lead generation tool IF used properly. In our experience, many clients fail to get their share of high-quality leads from Thomasnet. Do you find yourself asking:

  • The cost is HOW MUCH?
  • Is it paying for itself?
  • Are we closing many sales from Thomasnet leads?

Have you renewed out of fear that canceling will mean no leads at all. Here are 3 tips on how to get more qualified leads AND sales from Thomasnet.

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Written by Craig de Fasselle

May 18th, 2017 at 10:19 am

Posted in Manufacturing

Together is Better by Simon Sinek

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Together is Better book by Simon Sinek
If you need inspiration and have twenty minutes to read, this is well worth it.

Don’t let the fact that this book is simple deceive you.

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Written by Scott de Fasselle

May 10th, 2017 at 2:10 pm