Category: 2015

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2015

Communications with Balls: Speaking with Fundraisers

Today, we presented two sessions at the 2015 North Carolina Philanthropy Conference in Greensboro, NC. It was great …

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Speeding up WordPress: How we cut our page speed in half

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text] Tech Tip: WordPress Speed Page speed matters. It matters so much that Google is going to …

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2015

HIRING: Content and Media Manager

Title: Content & Media Manager Deadline for application: August 21, 2015 – Indicate if you are applying for …

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2015

Fundraising Data that Keeps on Giving – The IDB Report Is Back!

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text] Annual Report Establishes Fundraising Best Practices to Enhance Individual Donor Strategies What is the fundraising potential for …

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2015

These best practices are #forEVERYnonprofit!

That’s what we call a nonprofit rockstar moment! One amazing organization, an Indigogo campaign gone viral, and equality …

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2015

Selfie Sticks and Social Media at NC Tech 4 Good

There was a selfie-stick photo booth, a buffet of delicious snacks, and a raffle for free swag. No, …

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#NPCommPix July Photo-A-Day Challenge

We’re starting the second half of 2015 with a BANG! It’s #NPCommPix time with a brand new partner! …

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2015

Meet Our Newest Rockstar: Lauryl Fischer

Meet our newest PR and communications intern Lauryl. We love her in a completely professional way, and you …

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Meet Our Newest Rockstar: Caroline McSwain

Get to know our design and multi-media intern Carolina. We love her in a completely professional way, and …

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April 2015 #NPCommPix – Nonprofit Communicator’s Photo-A-Day Challenge

It’s that time again! It’s #NPCommPix Month! It’s time for the super creative and fun nonprofit communications pros …

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Kate Runy

CONTENT & MEDIA SPECIALIST

A passionate technical wizard, Kate thrives on managing online content, social media for communications, and development projects.  Kate is the workhorse of the team, pulling out amazing feats of content creation and management week in and week out. 

Prior to joining BC/DC Ideas, Kate coordinated website and social media content, communications, and advertising for Go Global NC and Alzheimer’s NC.

Things that make her happy: I love animals about as much as I love working for nonprofits.

Mishel Gomez Cespedes

CONTENT COORDINATOR

Mishel brings a passion for video storytelling and quippy social media content to the team.  At BC/DC Ideas, she is most likely editing video or scheduling the next moving social media post for our clients.

Her ear for storytelling is her greatest asset. Mishel has a unique ability to assemble content into a concise story that moves audiences to action.

A graduate of Wake Forest University she spent a semester in Spain and years serving her community through the campus organizations. Now, she is putting her passion for good to work.

Brian Crawford

creative director

Mix equal parts nerd and creativity and that’s Brian. A natural problem-solver, Brian’s ability to cut to the core of any problem helps guide our creative team to the correct solution without wasted time or money. It’s the core, this little nugget of truth, that helps our clients take the next step with their audiences.

Brian gets the greatest joy out of helping our clients realize and connect with their story. He is a true believer that everyone and every organization has a compelling story to tell, you just have to listen with an open heart.

Things that make him happy: Hanging out at the park with family, toddler-speak, hitting the focus pull, and good coffee.

Dawn Crawford

principal

The engine behind BC/DC Ideas, Dawn has dedicated her career to good. Dawn brings her considerable experience and expertise to helping elevate the nonprofit sector. Our team’s lead strategist, Dawn is often seen leading our IdeaStorms, penning communications plans, or checking in with clients.

Before launching BC/DC Ideas in 2010, she earned her chops in 10+ years of communications leadership roles for public health, healthcare and youth-focused nonprofits. Working for nonprofits is Dawn’s dream job, and she loves that her 40+ hours a week make the world a better place.

Things that make her happy: A glass of champagne to celebrate big wins, Basecamp, living in the South, seeing the world, and a well-formatted spreadsheet.