Innovation, disruption, transformation… these are the new buzz words of business today. Leading companies in all sectors are those that are succeeding at one or more of those things (although I would argue that those are all synonyms for the same thing). Last week I was at the Sandbox Project conference and in his keynote […]
Find More Money: Partnerships that “Pay”
You’ve got great insight as to where you need to push the needle to further your impact; You probably also have great ideas about what and how to do it. But there is just not enough time, resources, or bottom line money to make it happen in order to see the results you imagine. You […]
Defining the “R” in Social Media ROI
Social media has been a buzzword since the early 2000s, and now that brands have invested in sustaining a presence on platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and more, marketing executives and CEOs are eager to see the ROI (return on investment).
Idea Swap: Shared Advice for Nonprofit Marketers
We’re putting it to the test! A video storytelling campaign by Crescent for the not-for-profit community.
Stories told through video have more impact and new tools are available to help build higher levels of brand engagement by aggregating user-generated video content. A curated series of videos asks not-for-profit marketers to share advice for each other. Click “Add Your Story” to contribute.
The Big Picture: The Role of the Nonprofit Website in 2015
When asked about relative importance, in the grand hierarchy of all marketing materials, we all know it, the website tops the list. In fact, 91% agree that the website is the most important communications channel used by nonprofits*. Other channels like email marketing and social media aren’t trailing that far behind, but your website should […]
Lessons for Nonprofits in Building a Social Website for Social Media Success: SOCAN Songwriting Prize
Last year, C ( Group teamed up with SOCAN, the society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, to develop a website for their songwriting prize— an annual competition recognizing the best in Canadian independent music. Since 2006, SOCAN has identified anglophone and francophone Canadian talent across the country. Past nominees include The Stills, […]
Pinterest for the Visual Consumer
Is pinning wining? The image-based social network Pinterest has come fast out of left field, suddenly attracting more daily users than big-wig social networks like Goolge+ and LinkedIn. How does Pinterest redefine social shopping, and what are the implications for your brand?
The C ( Group team at the RGD’s Head Start Event
CRESCENT’s senior team was at the RGD’s Head Start event
C ( Group Helped the #1 US Nonprofit for Animals Design an App to Show a Man What His New Best Friend Looks Like
We’re proud to be a part of the Best Friend Animal Society’s mission to start seeing and saving invisible dogs.
C ( Group at the CSAE Winter Summit
Late last month, the Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario presented to the Canadian Society of Association Executives at their Winter Summit, an event organized to help senior association members develop their leadership skills. A panel of RGD members, including C ( Group’s own Laura Sellors, spoke on the importance of design thinking when approaching communications projects. Laura spoke on C ( Group’s […]
RGD Sponsor Appreciation Night & Logo Agenda Launch
It was a night to remember: last Tuesday evening, the RGD (Registered Graphic Designers of Ontario) hosted a gala at the Prefix Institute of Contemporary Art to recognize their sponsors and to launch their fabulous logo agenda for 2012. It’s was a night of good wine and great company! Above: RGD President Lionel Gadoury, RGD Director of Communications Hilary […]
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