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Photo Op Optimization: Using Pictures in Political Social Media

Wed, April 24

Few things are better for communication than good pictures. On the other hand, even a bad photo can do some good on social media. Your social network needs a constant variety of fresh content. Tweets, status updates, posts, links, check-ins, and shared videos are always great, but you also need to post still pictures regularly.

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Indie Film, Nonprofits, Writing, & Sometimes Humor ...

Chris Forbes is a frustrated ex-comic, indie film marketer, & co-author of “Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits.” . Lately Chris has focused on representing and marketing independent film productions. He is Producer of Where Was God? (Documentary) & Executive Producer of HEART OF A REBEL As an Oklahoma-based communication strategist he has worked with various organizations within the Southern Baptist Convention. 


Guerilla marketing is vital for your nonprofit organization!

Chris Forbes is co-author of Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits: 250 Tactics to Promote, Recruit, Motivate, and Raise More Money with Jay Conrad Levinson & Frank Adkins. Published by Entrepreneur Press in 2010. 

“Buy this book immediately if you are on a mission to do good in this world. It’s jam-packed with concrete ways to effect great changes — even if you have tiny staffs and itty-bitty budgets. Guerrilla Marketing for Nonprofits is a Godsend to nonprofits and do-gooders everywhere.” 

--Katya Andresen, COO, Network for Good and author of Robin Hood Marketing: Stealing Corporate Savvy to Sell Just Causes

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Indie Film, Nonprofit, and Political Marketing & Social Media

Chris often writes and speaks about nonprofit and political marketing. He has developed contextualized marketing and media strategies on five continents. Today he uses his skills as a contextual marketer to help advocates and influencers make more impact with the people they want to reach. He has helped nonprofits, politicians, and business leaders effectively reach people of all kinds though social media with astounding results. 


Street-Savvy Marketing Skills 

No matter if you are doing business in the social, public, or private sector, you need to learn how to reach people in ways that are relevant to them. The secret is knowing people, learning their needs and linking messages to solutions that attract them. Let Chris help you expand your impact and influence. He has road ready strategies for...


"Of all my business relationships, I am closest with Chris Forbes. I have learned a vast amount of wisdom from him in the area of ministry marketing and he has personally guided some of my development in the area of missional research."

-Alan Muehlenweg, President/ CEO, Equip Research & Consulting

Interested in booking Chris or using him as a consultant on the next project? Use the form below to send him a message!