The power of problems.

The power of problems.

When asked what you do, don’t actually start your pitch with what you do. Because a problem statement from your theory of change is the first, most powerful step in comms. People must understand the issue before caring about your mission. So hit them with the problem you solve, first.

Pitch deck: it’s not as difficult as you think.

Pitch deck: it’s not as difficult as you think.

Nonprofits and social enterprises must get better at pitching… if they want to get better at fundraising… so they can get better at creating impact. The Mighty Ally pitch deck format is based on story arc best practices and our years of brand-building experience. Five sections, that’s it.

The beginner’s guide to messaging & storytelling.

The beginner’s guide to messaging & storytelling.

Social entrepreneurs are often incapable of explaining their work clearly. So we created a beginner’s guide to messaging and storytelling. What it is, why it matters, and how to create a platform. From elevator pitch to public narrative – see seven tools that drive clarity, confidence, and conversions.

Theory of change: brand ambition.

Theory of change: brand ambition.

Theory of change: brand ambition. The need, the work, and the results of your model – to drive income and impact KEVIN BROWN A theory of change is any social venture’s most important document. It’s critical to creating sustained impact and raising money alike. But...
Positioning strategy: brand approach.

Positioning strategy: brand approach.

Positioning strategy: brand approach. Landscape, uniques, audiences, promises, and personality – to drive income and impact KATHLEEN SOUDER All too often, social ventures fail to clearly determine their positioning strategy. A process that, when nailed, can sharpen...