Seminar Series

The Ad Council’s Seminar Series on Effective Public Service Communications consists of briefings throughout the year on various public service communications and social media topics to the nonprofit and federal government community. 

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Leveraging the Laugh: A Conversation with Funny or Die


Join us for a webinar conversation with Funny or Die’s Brad Jenkins, Managing Director/Executive Producer on how this cutting edge comedy website is converting laughter to action.
Brad will talk about how Funny or Die is able to deliver serious messages, even matters of life and death, with humor and engage people to action on social issues ranging from healthcare coverage, gun control, gay rights or Syria. He’ll talk about their best practices, how to partner with FOD and whether anything is off limits.

Monday, July 13
2:00 - 3:00 pm ET / 11:00 - 12:00 pm PT

Click here to RSVP. This webinar is free!


Past topics have included:

  • Behavioral Economics (watch the presentation)
  • Demystifying Big Data (watch the presentation)
  • SMS Programs for Social Change
  • Why Content Calendars Make Your Content Suck
  • Crisis Communications
  • Social Media ROI
  • Mobile Marketing
  • Viral Marketing
  • Website Makeovers

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