Case Study Category: Nonprofit

Social Media Campaign Increases Race Participation

Susan G. Komen Creating a digital community elevates awareness of cause In 2008, as part of its overall marketing and media relations efforts on behalf of the Susan G. Komen Milwaukee Race for the Cure, Buzz Monkeys introduced a social media campaign to help elevate the Race’s presence in the… Read More

Start-Up Nonprofit Seeks To Engage A Community & Boost Attendance

Milwaukee Film Buzz Monkeys plays supporting role launching Milwaukee Film Festival Milwaukee Film was established in 2008 to present Milwaukee’s premiere film festival each fall, and the young organization looked to Buzz Monkeys to guide them in their communications and marketing efforts as they worked to build a solid reputation… Read More

Helping A Cultural Icon Spread It’s Wings

Milwaukee Art Museum—Warhol Promoting Milwaukee Art Museum’s Calatrava addition, debunking city’s “beer and brats” image On the verge of opening world-famous architect Santiago Calatrava’s first building in the U.S., the Milwaukee Art Museum tapped Buzz Monkeys to help spread the word. The team worked to secure regional and national coverage,… Read More

National Press Coverage Guides Art Lovers To Hidden Gem

JMKAC Media outreach drives traffic to destination off the beaten track The John Michael Kohler Arts Center looked to Buzz Monkeys to build regional awareness for its exhibitions. Through the Wisconsin Joint Effort Marketing (JEM) grant program, the Arts Center’s marketing efforts focused on attracting audiences from across the state… Read More

Public Education Campaign Lowers Health Care Costs

Aurora Health Care Educating the public on the proper use of an emergency department Inappropriate use of the emergency department at Aurora Sinai Medical Center in Milwaukee was clogging the department, delaying care for those with real emergencies and increasing health care costs for everyone. To help people understand the… Read More

Community Event Bring Cancer Survivors Together

Aurora Celebrate Life Coordinating survivorship celebration for Aurora Health Care In the summer of 2008, Aurora Health Care tapped Buzz Monkeys to help plan the first-ever community-wide cancer survivorship celebration, a free public event for anyone whose life had been touched by cancer. “Celebrating Life” was held at Miller Park… Read More