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January 21, 2015 - 3:41pm

When Pyramid was founded, it was built on the then-audacious idea that a communications agency could be successful working solely for good causes. Twenty years later… we haven’t looked back.

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Pyramid News
January 9, 2015 - 4:54pm

One of the questions from our webinar on Building the Case for Social Media in December someone asked was, “How the heck do you figure out what people like and what you should share?” Admittedly, the question wasn’t exactly worded that way, but that sentiment was there. Since we never got around to answering that question I figured now would be a good time to answer it. 

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Tips and Tools
January 6, 2015 - 8:43am

Every new project starts with a vision. It’s your vision. Whether it’s to raise more money to do more of the good work you're doing, or recruit more advocates, or make the case to legislators—sometimes we think all we need is a little communications magic and we’re off to create positive change in the world.

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December 5, 2014 - 12:28pm

“Life moves pretty fast…if you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.”

I grew up watching John Hughes movies, and that famous line from Ferris Bueller’s Day Off was always one of my all-time favorites. Now the real irony is that in my job (and maybe yours), unfortunately, we don’t actually get a lot of time to take a day off or stop and take a look around. At least, it can feel that way.

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Tips and Tools
October 16, 2014 - 7:41am

Annual report, impact report, shareholder report... whatever you call it, it's that time of year again. And if you’re in the social sector, you need a report that shows how your organization made the community more just, creative, cultured, stable, or equitable this year.

Yes, charts, graphs, and executive summaries are important—but only if the piece as a whole helps supporters understand how they contributed to the bigger picture.

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October 6, 2014 - 1:24pm

Somehow we’re already well into fall, and do you know what that means? Conference season! Conferences are more than just a great way to absorb information, learn from leading experts, and have an excuse to enjoy room service for a night. They also provide valuable opportunities to build your professional network, so you have peers to lean on throughout the year.

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