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Reaching More Donors and Parents at Year End

In Christian School, Nonprofits, private education by webmasterLeave a Comment

Your donor and enrollment messages are up against a stack of competition. As you reach out for year-end donations and begin the enrollment season, lots of others want your prospects …

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Is your brand story working?

In Answers, brand story, Branding, business growth strategies, Marketing, Nonprofits, Resources, Storytelling by Amy AlexanderLeave a Comment

Amy Alexander

Valiant defender of client brands, creative genius, master of graphic design and photography, and mother of (cute, tiny) dragons at Story Collaborative
Once upon a time, a brilliant warrior princess and her family wanted to forge a business that cared about people as much as it cares about results - and so - Story Collaborative was born.

With over a decade of experience in graphic design, Amy has developed brand experiences for large and small organizations across the US. After completing her B.S., Amy left freelance design consulting to work in higher education. There she managed print and digital experiences in a collaborative environment. She now has years of creative direction under her belt, providing a unique understanding of customer interaction with brand touch-points.

When she’s not slaying giants for her cherished clients, she can be found relaxing and adventuring with her husband, twin girls Morgan and Mallory, and her extended family.

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How Healthy is Your Brand Story? Brand stories help organizations grow more quickly and with greater sustainability. Complete the checkup to find out how yours might be working. A brand story is …

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The Word They Forgot to Add to the Dictionary – Hactics (and how to know if you are doing it)

In Blog, business growth strategies, education marketing, growth marketing, medical marketing, Nonprofits, school marketing, Social Media by David MillsLeave a Comment

David Mills

Story Alchemist, Regent for client and company strategy at Story Collaborative
Once upon a time, a kind and benevolent (although not perfect) regent wanted to use his talents and resources to make the world a better place. He also wanted to forge his own path forward with his family by his side. And so, out of the regent’s desire to help people and create a better future for companies and communities alike, Story Collaborative was born.

David is committed to the importance of every customer and company story. He knows how to dig deep to find fresh strategies that result in trackable growth. He draws his consulting and training from two master’s degrees, four published workbooks, and more than 30 years serving as an national trainer, executive, founder, and consultant to thousands of large and small organizations across the nation. He wants to help build communities not just commodities and believes that the“story is the ultimate human technology.”

When he’s not helping his clients crush their goals, you can find David spending time at home with his wife of 38 years, his four kids, and twelve grandkids.

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Def: hac·tic ˈhaktik/ noun Marketing tactics that create busy work instead of saving time or providing shortcuts to a growth goal. Blend word from Hectic and Hack, i.e., Hactic: Hectic …

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A Hollow Core, or a Story of Purpose for Your Organization

In Branding, business growth strategies, Nonprofits, Storytelling by webmasterLeave a Comment

Authenticity is now a core concern of growing companies. Millenials and consumers want to see true integrity and are pushing for real experiences. They want long-term relationships with organizations that …

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Working Well with Your Designer

In Blog, Business to Business, Marketing, Nonprofits, Storytelling by David MillsLeave a Comment

David Mills

Story Alchemist, Regent for client and company strategy at Story Collaborative
Once upon a time, a kind and benevolent (although not perfect) regent wanted to use his talents and resources to make the world a better place. He also wanted to forge his own path forward with his family by his side. And so, out of the regent’s desire to help people and create a better future for companies and communities alike, Story Collaborative was born.

David is committed to the importance of every customer and company story. He knows how to dig deep to find fresh strategies that result in trackable growth. He draws his consulting and training from two master’s degrees, four published workbooks, and more than 30 years serving as an national trainer, executive, founder, and consultant to thousands of large and small organizations across the nation. He wants to help build communities not just commodities and believes that the“story is the ultimate human technology.”

When he’s not helping his clients crush their goals, you can find David spending time at home with his wife of 38 years, his four kids, and twelve grandkids.

Setup a Meeting with David

We live in a visually demanding world — we need graphics for almost everything in marketing. That means involvement with designers is a part of daily life. It’s especially true …

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Create a Seasonal Social Network Strategy

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The entire giving season is a critical time for the use of social media prompts for giving. This is a powerful tool for educating, connecting and personalizing your mission for …