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I’m Ceci Dadisman

I’m a digital marketer, nonprofit empowerer, and public speaker.
I love helping organizations make marketing magic.

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Here is what I do

Public Speaking

I love empowering marketers and nonprofit administrators with actionable knowledge and useful takeaways.

WordPress Websites

Think your nonprofit doesn’t have the budget for a professional website? Think again!

Online Display Advertising

Find out how you can target your online ads more effectively to drive traffic to your website.

Email Marketing

Email marketing has one of the highest ROI of any marketing activity. I can help you optimize your campaigns.

Facebook Advertising

Facebook advertising can be an incredibly powerful tool for nonprofit organizations. I can help you get started.

Website Optimization

I can help you adjust your organization’s website for maximum usability using data-driven methods.

What people are saying about me

“I ALWAYS get the best, most useful stuff from @CeciDadisman. Every conference. Thanks, Ceci!”

Cathy O’Neal
Cathy O’Neal

“Ceci Dadisman – she broke complex Google Analytics down to easy to understand and implement tasks, for people of all user levels too.”

National Arts Marketing Conference 2015 Attendee
National Arts Marketing Conference 2015 Attendee

“Thank you very much for your inspiring discussion at OPERA America’s Social Media Seminar. I learned a lot of new e-marketing strategies and look forward to implementing some for Opera SLO.”

Sharon Dobson
Sharon DobsonOpera San Luis Obispo

“Ceci Dadisman – she gets it! Knows what it’s like to be an arts marketer and knew the best advice on how to manage analytics in our orgs.”

National Arts Marketing Conference 2015 Attendee
National Arts Marketing Conference 2015 Attendee

“Most charming and adorable start to a #nampc session award goes to @CeciDadisman #winningwebsites”

Lynne Kingsley
Lynne KingsleyBlackRock Center for the Arts

“#winningwebsites – winner of the conference.”

Deeksha Gaur
Deeksha GaurWoolly Mammoth Theatre Company

“Really amazing presentation by @palmbeachopera at #operaconf”

Opera Atelier
Opera Atelier

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This is me. I’ve got more than 10 years of marketing experience and a passion for the arts.

Here’s my official biography:

Ceci is a multi-faceted marketing professional with over 10 years of experience successfully marketing the arts, nonprofits, and small businesses utilizing innovative and cutting-edge initiatives. Currently the President of Cardinal + Company, she is nationally recognized as a leader in digital and social media marketing and specializes in the integration of digital marketing and technology into traditional marketing methods.

A frequent public speaker, Ceci’s recent and upcoming engagements feature national conference appearances at National Arts Marketing Project, Arts Midwest, and Chorus America in addition to many other local and regional events. Known for her easy-going and vernacular style, she creates open learning environments with an emphasis on information sharing and useful takeaways.

Ceci is passionate about empowering people through marketing and is a contributor to Arts Hacker where she regularly shares timely information and step-by-step tutorials.

A chronic early-adopter, Ceci has a passion for discovering ways that technology can be used to create meaningful arts experiences.  The Curated Arts Experience focuses on collecting real-world case studies about how organizations around the world are using technology to engage the participant or enrich the experience at an arts event.

She is on the Arts Midwest Conference Professional Development Committee, the NTEN 2018 Conference Session Advisory Committee, is the Immediate Past President and Chapter Founder of Femfessionals West Palm Beach, the Immediate Past Chapter Leader and Chapter Founder of the West Palm Beach Chapter of Girl Develop It, the Immediate Past President of the South Florida Chapter of the American Marketing Association, and served for many years on the National Arts Marketing Project Advisory Committee and as the OPERA America Marketing Network Chair.  She was recently appointed to the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts Visiting Committee.

Ceci was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from West Virginia University with a music degree in vocal performance.  She currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Check out some of my recent articles posted on ArtsHacker.com:

  • What To Do After The Send
    by Ceci Dadisman on July 17, 2017 at 11:30 pm

    Ever feel like you are just sending out email after email, shouting your message at the top of your lungs over and over again to mixed results? The key is to make sure that you send follow-up emails to your patrons after you’ve sent the original sales email.  This keeps your message […]

  • The 2016 Arts Industry Digital Marketing...
    by Ceci Dadisman on June 13, 2017 at 7:00 am

    Each year, the folks at Capacity Interactive publish the results of a comprehensive survey of digital marketing at arts organizations around the country.  The data provides not only information about what arts marketers are doing out in the field, but also can serve as a benchmark to see how […]

  • My Data Is So Fresh, So Clean
    by Ceci Dadisman on May 9, 2017 at 7:00 am

    A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post talking about how to keep your email list clean.  It got me thinking that we really need to keep ALL of our data clean.  Now that season is over for most of you, it is the perfect time to do a little data maintenance. Let’s all grab […]

  • What Jeff Bezos Can Teach Arts Organizations
    by Ceci Dadisman on April 25, 2017 at 7:00 am

    Recently, Business Insider published Jeff Bezos’ latest letter to Amazon shareholders.  As I read it, I kept thinking how applicable his words are to arts organizations. As arts administrators, we often exist in our own nonprofit arts organization bubble and compare ourselves only […]

Here are some of my recent and upcoming speaking engagements

I regularly speak on topics relating to digital marketing around the country.

My favorite topics include: website optimization, email marketing, social media best practices and advertising, and using data to make informed marketing decisions.

Americans for the Arts
National Arts Marketing Project Workshop
Broward County Cultural Division
Email Marketing Bootcamp
May 12, 2015

Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville
Get Social: Facebook Strategy for Artists
October 1, 2015

National Arts Marketing Project Conference
Click.Click. Done. Developing Your Google Analytics Skills
November 8, 2015

Chorus America Conference
Digital Marketing Bootcamp and Email Marketing Session
June 2016

Arts Midwest Conference
Click. Click. Done.  Developing Your Google Analytics Skills
September 2016

Institute of Outdoor Theatre Conference
Google Analytics
October 2016

National Arts Marketing Project Conference
Extreme Email Marketing Makeover!
November 2016

Columbus Arts Marketing Association
Digital Marketing Bootcamp
April 2017

Ohio Arts Council
Click.Click. Done. Developing Your Google Analytics Skills (Webinar)
May 2017

Arts & Humanities Council of Montgomery County
Digital Marketing Bootcamp
June 2017

Chorus America Conference
Use Your Data To Attract and Retain Donors and Ticket Buyers
Social Media Bootcamp
June 2017

Greater Cincinnati Choral Consortium
Digital Marketing Bootcamp
August 2017

Arts Midwest Conference
Email Marketing Makeover
August 2017

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