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At 501creative, we love our candy bowl.
This online one holds a variety of items…some 501-related information…and some interesting things we just want to share. If you’re in the area, stop by the office for a sample of the edible candy bowl (call ahead for chocolate).

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Check out some of our helpful articles below.

Gain Some Momentum!

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

Are you ready to increase your capacity for community work? Attend Network for Strong Communities' first ever Momentum Conference. This multi-state event features nonprofits, funders, community leaders and volunteers, all coming together to... Read more...

Five Ways to Determine Whether Your Tagline is Working for You

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Your name and your tagline are two of the most effective ways to communicate what your organization does and why. Find yourself wondering whether your tagline is a good one? If so, answer the following questions. 1. Does your tagline compliment... Read more...

Successful Beyond Our Wildest Dreams

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Serve Boldly campaign launches new relationships for Lutheran Foundation and Send Me St. Louis. Last year, Lutheran Foundation was looking for ways to increase applications to the Foundation’s mini grant program. In addition, their sister... Read more...

Five Reasons to Banish the PDF on Your Website

Thursday, June 25, 2015

A PDF — short for Portable Document Format and made famous by Adobe's free Acrobat Reader tool — is great for distributing documents that need to be printed or shared via email. However, PDFs are not great to use as web content. It... Read more...

Five Reasons It's Time to Make Your Website Mobile-Friendly

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

 If you’ve been avoiding making your organization’s website mobile-friendly, now may be the time to reconsider. We know it takes time, money and talent to make this happen, but here are five reasons why it’s worth the... Read more...

5 Ways to Make Your E-Newsletter More Mobile Friendly

Monday, October 13, 2014

We are a nation that can't stop looking at its phones. More than 50 percent of us check email on mobile phones, so we need to assume that more than half of our subscribers are reading our e-news that way. Is your e-newsletter mobile friendly?... Read more...

Social and Market Norms: How to Sell Good Will and Good Stuff

Monday, September 15, 2014

My friend Colleen makes fabulous cakes. Every time one of my kids has a birthday, she makes a cake. The cakes are usually elaborate, themed and taste great. When she delivers a cake, I try to pay her, but she declines. This makes me feel horrible... Read more...