Rubber Duck Race

A Quacky Holiday


Although it’s the off-season for our ducks, they have been quite busy making holiday appearances. If you have a duck race coming up, holiday-related events/posts are a great way to incorporate ducks to get the community excited. Here are some fun ways our racers have used ducks throughout the holiday season. Parade Float Quacky Santa 3. Elf on the Shelf 4. …

Rubber Duck Race

Many Ways To Say Thanks

GAME EVENTS Blogging, Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing, nonprofit, nonprofit marketing, rubber duck race, rubber duck race promo ideas, Social Media, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

Duck season may be over but the holidays are a great time to show your duck partners your appreciation! Wish your sponsors, adopters and potential donors for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday with a custom image and note. Other great ideas are to drop off a duck feather along with a Thanksgiving message or duck-o-rate a derby duck with paint and faux …

Duck Race Fundraiser

The Final Countdown: Zoom Duck Derby and Walk

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Fundraising Information, Marketing, rubber duck race, Social Media, Weekend Duck Races

It’s the final countdown for the first ever Zoom Duck Derby and Walk! The event will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the Columbus Zoo and Zoombezi Bay in Ohio. The fun begins at 8:00 a.m. with a wellness walk followed by the Zoom Duck Derby at 9:00 a.m. where 5,000 rubber ducks will splash into the lazy …

Tools to boost your nonprofit content marketing

Tools to Boost Your Nonprofit Content Marketing

Game Events content, Marketing, nonprofit marketing

Nonprofits are continuing to use content marketing as a strategic marketing approach to distribute valuable content, attract audiences, and to ultimately drive action. Here are some free tools to boost your nonprofit content marketing: Make My Persona by Hubspot You can easily develop customer personas and when you are done inputting your data, you are given a customer snapshot that …

Design Visual Images Like a Pro

Game Events Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling

While the digital landscape is changing daily there is one thing that remains constant, the need for compelling images in storytelling.  Whether you are sharing news, educating about your nonprofit’s cause, fundraising, recruiting volunteers, or recognizing your donors,  visual content is a defining factor in helping your audience connect with your organization and your mission.  You don’t need to be …

Duck Race Promotions for All Year – Part 1

Game Events Fundraising, Marketing, rubber duck race

Duck Season has come to a close and it certainly has been a busy one! However, just because the ducks are on a well-deserved vacation now doesn’t mean that they can’t still be talked about during non-race season.  Here are some duck race promotions for all year that you can implement to keep your duck race in the minds of your …

Social Media Playbook Strategies

Three Strategies to Add to Your Social Media Playbook

Game Events Fundraising, Marketing, Social Media

This is the time of year that whether you are a sports fan or not, you have to sit back in amazement at the marketing machine behind the National Football League. The NFL and its teams have mastered what it takes to create loyal fans who are engaged throughout the year.  How can you rally your nonprofit supporters using some of …

Email Campaign Ideas for your Derby Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Fundraising Information, Marketing, rubber duck race

A great way to get the word out about your Derby Duck Race is through email. Instead of the regular “Adopt a Duck” informational emails, here are some fun campaigns you can use to increase your duck adoptions. Here are some email campaign ideas for your Derby Duck Race: Save the Date  Include a Save the Date image in your monthly …

Social Media Marketing in 2016 – What Recent Research Reveals

Game Events Fundraising, Marketing, Social Media

Social media marketing seems to be a constant state of flux.  It’s a challenge for marketers to keep up with the latest social media marketing trends. We recently read the findings from the 2016 Social Media Marketing Industry report. A total of 5,100 marketers were surveyed on how they use social media to promote their business. Here is a quick summary …

Tips for Nonprofits on Facebook’s New Page Design Layout

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Marketing, Social Media

Facebook is again making changes and this time it is the Facebook’s new page design layout.  The changes started rolling out at the end of July but personal profiles haven’t changed yet.  Here are 5 tips for nonprofits to keep in mind as they are updating their page with the new layout. Review Your Cover Image Facebook has removed the …