Social Media

DNA Presented at SCASA Conference

DNA Creative Communications (DNA), a public relations and marketing agency for nonprofits in Greenville, SC, presented Recruiting via Social Media at the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA) 2014 Personnel Fall Conference in Greenville on September 25.
“It is very important that school administrators are sharing appropriate, positive content about their districts on both […]

By |October 3rd, 2014|Blog, Katie Ward, News, Press Releases, Social Media|Comments Off on DNA Presented at SCASA Conference

11 Twitter Tips Every Nonprofit Needs to Follow

In case you were born yesterday or have been living underground for the past decade, Twitter is kind of a big deal. Especially for nonprofits. Thanks to its awesome potential for relationship building, fundraising and marketing, Twitter has become a bustling network for organizations to connect with their target audiences and each other. It’s […]

By |April 28th, 2014|How To, Non-Profit Resources, Social Media, Web|Comments Off on 11 Twitter Tips Every Nonprofit Needs to Follow

6 Steps for Creating Videos to Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

More than half of the content on the Internet today is video. If your nonprofit isn’t already using video to tell your story, you should be! Video is not only great for your fundraising efforts, it can also be used for marketing and awareness, member development and relations, and advocacy. Video storytelling engages viewers […]

By |March 24th, 2014|Branding, Branding and Communications, How To, Non-Profit Resources, Social Media|Comments Off on 6 Steps for Creating Videos to Tell Your Nonprofit’s Story

8 Social Media Trends for Nonprofits for 2014

No matter the size of your organization or the focus of its mission, social media is crucial to your success. Social media is a great way to build and maintain relationships with audiences, and taking advantage of emerging trends on these platforms can help your organization do great things for the community. Here are […]

By |February 24th, 2014|Blog, Non-Profit Resources, Social Media, Tierney Gallagher, Tips, Web|Comments Off on 8 Social Media Trends for Nonprofits for 2014

Using Your Event to Enhance Social Media Engagement

Social media. We all know how important it is. By now it’s been engrained in our brains as an essential tool for communications and marketing. It’s not breaking news that these platforms are changing our relationship with audiences and creating new opportunities for engaging with them. Social media is about people – connecting and […]

By |December 4th, 2013|Blog, Event Management, Social Media, Strategy, Tips, Web|Comments Off on Using Your Event to Enhance Social Media Engagement

The Importance of Social Media Listening

With today’s technological advances, communications professionals can “listen” with more than just their ears.

Social media provides those in the public relations field with information we couldn’t gather in traditional ways, such as time of day, day of week, demographics, and negative and positive correlations. Certain programs have enhanced the insights we use to […]

By |September 17th, 2013|Blog, News, Social Media, Strategy, Web|Comments Off on The Importance of Social Media Listening

Utilizing Pinterest for your Non-Profit

“Pin” Your Non-Profit to the Top
In today’s digital world there are multiple platforms to share your non-profit’s information with followers, sponsors and donors. Finding the most creative way to distribute content is often key to success. Most non-profits are on Facebook and Twitter to update followers through posts, images and video. But has your […]

By |June 7th, 2013|Blog, Katie Ward, Social Media, Web|Comments Off on Utilizing Pinterest for your Non-Profit

Social Media Success at Web Fusion 2.0

DNA Creative Communications (DNA) was pleased to welcome Melanie Mathos, Chad Norman, and Anne Decabooter to our “Web Fusion 2.0: Finding Your Web Future” workshop on July 25th  as a part of the “Shine the Light on Your Nonprofit” series. Our team was very excited to be able to work with our keynote speakers […]

By |August 7th, 2012|Nonprofit Seminars, Social Media, Web|Comments Off on Social Media Success at Web Fusion 2.0

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!

Twitter Turns 6

As we wish a #HappyBirthday to Twitter today, it seemed fitting to share the Top 10 Twitter Stats via a post by NDTV Gadgets – check it out here http://bit.ly/GCgBTn

As Twitter turns six, we take a look at some key stats that have made the Twitter story such an engrossing one.

1. Over 60 billion tweets […]

By |March 21st, 2012|Social Media, Web|Comments Off on Twitter Turns 6

How to Boost Your Brand with Pinterest!

The latest craze to hit social media is the visual bookmarking platform Pinterest.  For those of you not familiar with the site, the network is built on recommendations.  Members create and name boards anything they like and “pin” (aka “save”) relevant photos on corresponding boards.  The pin board-type feed allows users to follow one […]

By |January 19th, 2012|Blog, Social Media, Web|Comments Off on How to Boost Your Brand with Pinterest!

It’s a BRAND New World

PUBLISHED IN BELLE MAGAZINE IN OCTOBER 2011
By Merry Mac Miller, DNA Creative Communications 

With more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the world, the surest way to stand out among the masses is through the strength of your brand. Effective branding has unmatchable value. Organizations with a strong brand stand out as credible, authentic and worth […]

By |October 15th, 2011|Branding, Branding and Communications, Non-Profit Resources, Social Media, Strategy, Tips|Comments Off on It’s a BRAND New World