Impact Hour: Collaborating With Our Community’s Do-Gooder’s

July 3, 2019
Lucy Simpson

At Aro Digital, we love delivering great digital marketing work to our clients. However, we also strive to educate and enlighten our local and wider community with up-to-date digital marketing skills and practices.

This is why we came together to create the ‘Aro Digital Impact Hour’ – an initiative that seeks to help out New Zealand charities, non-profit organisations, and social enterprises by providing free digital marketing assistance and education.

We want to help purpose-driven organisations increase their presence to create positive community change, and we figured we can have the most impact through improving their digital marketing efforts to boost awareness and adoption.

Every month we select a handful of the of the organisations that have signed up, and give them an hour of our time to educate, answer questions and set-up the foundations of their digital marketing knowledge – allowing them to take their organisation’s marketing efforts to new heights!

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We have been running Impact Hour for the past few months, and over this time have met some incredible people with some innovative ideas who are working towards improving the wellbeing of our community. Check out what our team and some of the Wellington do-gooders we helped have to say about their experience:

“I had a great time working with Chloe from Shift Foundation – she’s such an awesome character! Giving an hour of my time to help Chloe understand the benefits of using social media advertising to achieve her goals was super rewarding. Shift foundation is an amazing initiative that helps young girls find their confidence, make friends, and help positively change their community.” – Lucy, Digital Creator at Aro Digital

If you are interested in joining their “Shifterhood”, visit their website; https://www.shiftnz.org/

“I worked with Givahoy, an app created to make donating to charities and street appeals easier. We brainstormed some top-level marketing strategies and came up with three actionable takeaways they can work on. We also identified the best marketing channels to achieve these strategies, and how best to utilise their different audiences to their advantage. It was great to be able to brainstorm with Jim, taking a creative outlook that enabled us to come up with some unique and practical ideas” – Bob, Digital Creator at Aro Digital

Learn more about the Givahoy app on their site – https://givahoy.com/about/

“I was so grateful for the time that Jonty spent with me during Impact Hour. He was patient with my questions and helped me to not only navigate google analytics but also work out what metrics I should be tracking. He followed up shortly afterward to see how I was getting on and provided even more useful information. The Impact Hour is a great opportunity to gain amazing expertise and insights, and I would highly recommend it!” – Jill Mckenzie, Director of ‘Needs More Cushions’

Visit Needs More Cushions to view their collection of sustainably made cushions.

We are always on the lookout for new non-profit organisations and social enterprises we can share our wisdom with – so if you’re reading this and you fit the bill, sign up by clicking the button below!

If you’re a little short on time but still want some know-how on terrific marketing tools, super strategies, latest trends (and some marketing memes) –  learn more about becoming a member of our Aro HQ Slack channel.

We also host specialized digital marketing workshops and boot-camps for students and marketing-enthusiasts alike – keep an eye out for upcoming dates of these on our website.

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Lucy Simpson
Creative Specialist

A.K.A The Social Media Sensei. I'm a sucker for anything social, and love finding new ways to promote epic businesses! You may also know me as Cafe Crawler Lucy (shameless plug), and can usually find me crawling the streets looking for Instagram feed-worthy food.

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