Mary Mac Miller

About Merry Mac Miller

A recent grad of Clemson University, Merry Mac has a fiery passion for creating content, utilizing social media, and developing communications strategies. She has a heart for volunteering and passion for storytelling. And yes, she is proudly named after the children’s nursery rhyme. Google+ | More Posts

DNA Promotes Miller to Account Executive

DNA Creative Communications is pleased to announce the promotion of Merry Mac Miller to Account Executive. Miller’s responsibilities will include full-circle management and implementation of public relations and marketing strategies for her clientele in the nonprofit, higher education and community development industries. Miller notes:
Being able to partner with our clients and turn their needs […]

By |March 7th, 2013|Blog, News, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA Promotes Miller to Account Executive

Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Causes

Start a petition. Become an advocate.
Sign your name to a cause at change.org.

As evidenced throughout our entire ‘Tis the Season blog series so far, the opportunity to make a difference lies in many places–and is sometimes no further than a mouse click away.

Not only has technology interconnected our world more than ever before—it’s also […]

By |December 20th, 2012|Blog, Greenville Nonprofits, Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Causes

Giving Back: How to Support the Community of Newtown, CT

Community is at the heart of what we do at DNA, and it always has been. To ring in this season of giving and to celebrate the organizations that continue to shape our great community, we will unveil a new way to give back every day that doesn’t necessarily involve cash.

You may already give […]

By |December 17th, 2012|Blog, News|Comments Off on Giving Back: How to Support the Community of Newtown, CT

Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Creatives

Be Crafty, Creative AND Charitable!
Whether it’s Pinterest-inspired or an item you’ve created for years, making a craft for charity is an extra special way to give back that doesn’t involve cash. Not only is donating handmade items a personally rewarding way to give of your time and talents—it’s also a highly coveted form of […]

By |December 14th, 2012|Blog, Greenville Nonprofits, Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Creatives

Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Enviromentalists

Start a new habit to protect our local environment
Your small everyday changes can have a great impact. During the holidays, households have a tendency to use more water and energy, as well as produce more waste. Evidenced by ornate Christmas lights and decorations, holiday meals, wrapped presents and warm homes, many of us celebrate […]

By |December 12th, 2012|Blog, Greenville Nonprofits, Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Enviromentalists

Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas to Say Thanks

Write or Contact a Mentor
In 10 seconds or less, you can probably think of someone special in your life—a teacher, neighbor, relative, friend or coach—who has helped shape you into the person you are today. Simply put, that person was (and perhaps still is!) a mentor to you.

Maybe it’s someone who gave you reassurance […]

By |December 11th, 2012|Blog, Greenville Nonprofits, Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas to Say Thanks

Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Gardeners

Start (or join!) a Community Garden.
As suggested by its name, a community garden is a piece of land gardened by a group of people. Moreover, regardless of its size or location, every community garden has one common goal: to produce food, flowers and/or herbs for nearby friends, families and neighbors that need them most. […]

By |December 10th, 2012|Blog, Strategy, Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Gardeners

Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas to Join

Register for Organ Donation
During the holidays, we give gifts to show we care – and what could show you care more than the gift of life? According to Donate Life America, there are more than 115,000 people in the United States currently waiting for an organ transplant. An average of 18 people die every day […]

By |December 7th, 2012|Blog, Greenville Nonprofits, Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas to Join

Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Conversations

Visit with Our Senior Citizens.

For many of us, the holiday season means a time for celebrations, family gatherings and fun memories. However, for senior citizens living by themselves, in a nursing home facility or within Hospice care, the holidays can be a somewhat lonely time of the year.To alleviate this, many senior centers and […]

By |December 6th, 2012|Blog, Strategy, Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Conversations

‘Tis the Season! Ways to Give Back that Don’t Involve Cash

As we ring in the holiday season, we also enter into the time of year where philanthropic giving traditionally reaches its highest levels. According to The Center on Philanthropy, the average person makes 24% of their annual charitable donations between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. Average donation amounts also tend to be higher per person […]

By |December 5th, 2012|Blog, Non-Profit Resources, Tips|Comments Off on ‘Tis the Season! Ways to Give Back that Don’t Involve Cash

Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Internet Shoppers

Donate online, in an indirect way.
Your time on the Internet can translate into donations toward your favorite charities! Websites like GoodSearch are dedicated to empowering people to ‘change the world with simple everyday actions’; in this case, simply by searching the internet.

How do they do it? By designating that 50% of the site’s sponsored […]

By |December 1st, 2012|Blog, Greenville Nonprofits, Tips|Comments Off on Ways to Give Back this Holiday : Free Ideas for Internet Shoppers

DNA accepting applications for 2013 Live Here Give Here Program

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) is now welcoming applications for its 2013 LIVE HERE GIVE HERE (LHGH) pro-bono program. Through the year-long initiative, DNA donates its services to strategically support a nonprofit’s annual communications campaign.
“LHGH is much more than a pro-bono service; it’s a partnership,” noted Debbie Nelson, Principal and Founder of DNA. “As we […]

By |November 15th, 2012|Blog, Non-Profit Resources, Press Releases|Comments Off on DNA accepting applications for 2013 Live Here Give Here Program

Why Groupon Really Is the “REAL” Deal!

More than likely, you’re familiar with “Groupon,” a website that features a daily deal (usually up to a 50%-90% discount) on the best stuff to do, see, eat and buy in your city and local community.

Created in 2008 (with a half-price offer for pizzas sold on the first floor of its building in Chicago […]

By |May 15th, 2012|Social Media, Web|Comments Off on Why Groupon Really Is the “REAL” Deal!

Take On a Social Media-driven New Year’s Resolution

If you’re one of those (like us), who uses the New Year as a time to reflect on the past and on changes that can help make this year “the best yet,” read on. From us to you, DNA offers our short list of social media resolutions for organizations. Dive in, ponder, and maybe have […]

By |January 5th, 2012|Blog, Web|Comments Off on Take On a Social Media-driven New Year’s Resolution

Crisis Communications: Is Your Nonprofit Prepared?

No organization believes they need crisis communications…until a crisis occurs. Unfortunately, by then it’s too late to create a plan of how to deal with the situation and you are forced to improvise. Starting with a solid crisis communications plan in place can reduce tension during an incident, demonstrate your nonprofit’s commitment and expertise, […]

By |November 17th, 2011|Blog, Crisis Communication|Comments Off on Crisis Communications: Is Your Nonprofit Prepared?

New Facebook, New Insight. Keep Calm and Carry On!

The countless updates to Facebook over the past few weeks might make you weary–until you realize the tremendous potential storehouse of knowledge they are providing. Here’s a step-by-step guide to help you navigate the new revisions–keep reading to see how beneficial they will be for your nonprofit!

Note: The new Page Insights are initially being […]

By |October 11th, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on New Facebook, New Insight. Keep Calm and Carry On!

How to Strengthen (Not Stifle!) Your Brand Through Social Media

 

Every day new online and mobile sites are born through social media, and every day, organizations are springing to be the first to reach across these channels to gain one more new follower, believer or donator. Undoubtedly, this new media has given tangible meaning to the words ‘brand ambassador’ and ‘audience interaction.’

In fact, in […]

By |September 14th, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on How to Strengthen (Not Stifle!) Your Brand Through Social Media

Code with a Cause: How Quick Response (QR) Codes are Reshaping Cause Marketing

QR codes are spreading like wildfire within marketing and advertising campaigns. They’re fast, easy—and FREE! According to a recent study, in June of this year more than 14 million consumers scanned a QR code using their cell phone. So, what is it about a black and white code that could potentially change the face […]

By |August 24th, 2011|Blog|Comments Off on Code with a Cause: How Quick Response (QR) Codes are Reshaping Cause Marketing