by Clarke Schwabe

UGA Development Toolkit: Spring 2021 Update

The Development Toolkit has received its annual spring update, and this is a big one! Let's break down what's been added.
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by Zach Armstrong

Why You Should Use LinkedIn Learning

Remember that Professional Development time you’ve been putting off because work is just so busy? Open up your calendar and block off an hour to dive into LinkedIn Learning! This service is free to UGA employees, and we have a truly staggering…
by Leah Hansen

Getting Moody with Mood Boards

Mood boards are typically collages made up of images, materials, colors, and maybe even text.  When these design elements are put together, the resulting board serves as a representation of the look and feel the designer will aim for in the…
Building Interests for Message Targeting
by Buck Sharp

Building Interests for Message Targeting

The goal of interest-based marketing efforts is to provide the audience with more relevant and tailored communications and programming. Knowing what interests your audience informs the content, activities and fundraising opportunities you choose…
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by Amanda Qubty

Sicem Ipsum: UGA-inspired Lorem Ipsum

"Athenis est optimus locus in terris." - some guy in ancient Greece, probably. Lorem ipsum go dawgs filler copy but make it classic city. Hot rod semper canum never bark alone. Lorem ipsum, also referred to as lipsum, is the filler text…
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by Kalah Mingo

Best Email Marketing Practices for Virtual Events

With the saturation of virtual events, it’s now more important than ever to strategize our email marketing efforts to effectively engage our alumni and spread the word of online event offerings. But how do we do that? Here are some tips to…
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by Tyler Daniels

Bulldogs Believe in Tomorrow

As we happily say “good-bye” to 2020, we welcome a new direction for development-related messaging and visual style. While our commitment to remove barriers and open doors, enhance the learning environment and solve grand challenges will…
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by Jessica DeAngelis

How to Share Constructive Feedback

I’ve written this from the point-of-view of a designer who needs feedback from a client, but I hope the points made prove helpful to anyone who is tasked with giving feedback of any kind. “Remember that every project requires a little back…
by Elizabeth Elmore

A Georgia Magazine Primer for DAR Staff 

Here’s a peek behind the curtain on how MARCOMM leverages GA Mag to encourage engagement and financial support for UGA
by Zach Armstrong

Silo Busting 101

We work in a large division of several hundred people. Sometimes it is difficult to hear about the work being accomplished by other teams in the division, and that work may be relevant to yours. We often refer to this separation to as being…