Senior Contributor

Ceci Dadisman

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Email Marketing, Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Digital Marketing, Technology, Facebook Advertising, Social Media, Web Design


Ceci Dadisman is a marketing professional with more than 15 years of experience creating effective communications campaigns utilizing innovative, forward thinking methods. She is nationally recognized as a leader in digital marketing and specializes in multichannel communications campaigns.

A frequent public speaker, Ceci’s recent and upcoming engagements feature national conference appearances at NTEN, Museums and the Web, National Arts Marketing Project, Arts Midwest, American Alliance of Museums, OPERA America, Midwest Museums Association, 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.

She is a member of the National Arts Marketing Project Advisory Committee and the West Virginia University College of Creative Arts Visiting Committee, and is a mentor in West Virginia University’s Creative Consultant program. She also teaches the arts marketing course at West Virginia University’s College of Creative Arts and is on the faculty of Chorus America’s Chorus Management Institute.

Ceci was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and graduated from West Virginia University’s College of Creative Arts.  She currently lives in Cleveland, Ohio.

Ceci Dadisman


The Best Time To Send Email

The one question I always get when I talk about email marketing at conferences or in workshops is, “When is … Read more

More Changes To Facebook Ad Targeting

Facebook has been rolling out changes to how advertisers are able to target users through advertising campaigns, and they have announced … Read more

New Data About How People Use Media

It isn’t a secret that I love data! The folks at the Nielsen Norman Group have released the latest Total … Read more

Authenticity FTW

We are bombarded with hundreds, even thousands of marketing messages each day. What cuts through that clutter is engaging, authentic … Read more

Out, Damned Jargon! Out, I Say!

jargon noun  jar·gon  \ ˈjär-gən , -ˌgän \ 1 : the technical terminology or characteristic idiom of a special activity or group sports 2 : obscure and … Read more

Are You Looking At My Heatmap?

If you’ve ever seen me speak at a conference or attended one of my webinars, you know I love to … Read more
Audience Diversity Is Not A Fad

Audience Diversity Is Not A Fad

Over the course of the year, I will be creating a series of posts on the topic of audience diversity. … Read more
Everything We Know About The Facebook Feed Changes So Far

Everything We Know About The Facebook Feed Changes So Far

Ok, so Facebook has announced changes to how it displays content in the feed and people are freaking out. And … Read more
How Not To Be Like Kodak

How Not To Be Like Kodak

When we think about most arts organizations, would we use the term “innovative” to describe them? Probably not. For many … Read more

Facebook Is Matching Donations On #GivingTuesday, Here’s What You Need To Know

Facebook has just announced that they are partnering with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to match donations made through … Read more
Culture Track 2017 is here

Culture Track 2017 Is Here!

After waiting for three long years, the 2017 edition of LaPlaca Cohen’s Culture Track has arrived! Arts and culture data … Read more
Will QR codes make a comeback

Will QR Codes Make A Comeback?

Remember when everyone said that QR codes were the next big thing? All of a sudden, it seemed like every … Read more
Facebook Groups for Pages Is Here

Facebook Groups For Pages Is Here!

A couple of months ago, Facebook announced the roll out of Groups for Pages; a much-requested feature by Page Admins. … Read more
Who Should Receive Your Email Newsletter

Who Should Receive Your Email Newsletter?

You may remember this post I wrote a while ago about why people unsubscribe from your emails. At the end, … Read more

What To Do After The Send

Ever feel like you are just sending out email after email, shouting your message at the top of your lungs … Read more
ain't no party like a stats party

The 2016 Arts Industry Digital Marketing Benchmark Study Is Here

Each year, the folks at Capacity Interactive publish the results of a comprehensive survey of digital marketing at arts organizations … Read more
time to service your data

My Data Is So Fresh, So Clean

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post talking about how to keep your email list clean.  It got … Read more
What Jeff Bezos Can Teach Arts Organizations

What Jeff Bezos Can Teach Arts Organizations

Recently, Business Insider published Jeff Bezos’ latest letter to Amazon shareholders.  As I read it, I kept thinking how applicable his … Read more
Your Email List Is So Dirty

Your Email List Is So Dirty

When was the last time you cleaned your email list? If it was more than a year ago, it is … Read more

Stop With The Boring CTAs Already!

It is a proven fact that having an optimized CTA button on your landing page, website, or email drives engagement. … Read more