Posts by HeARTs Speak
Celebrating a Year of Lifesaving!
Across 20 countries, HeARTs Speak artist members are collaborators in creativity with countless animal welfare organizations. They’re providing lifesaving exposure to homeless animals by way of unforgettable portraits, enticing bios, and marketing materials that put shelter pets front and center. United in their efforts, they’re not only helping pets find homes faster, they’re changing the overall perception…Read More
4 Successful Giving Tuesday Campaigns to Inspire
Every year since 2012, a day of dedicated support for the non-profit community has soothed the retail hysteria of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving and the non-profit answer to the post-Thanksgiving consumerism that has gained momentum over recent years. It’s a feel-good exclamation mark for the season and can be…Read More
What We HeART: November
Kindness. It’s at the core of the HeARTs Speak mission. We bow down to it daily in our fight to create a world where all shelter animals have a chance at finding new life and love. We unite artists all across the globe who trust implicitly in its power. We extend it unconditionally and liberally to the…Read More
Tips for Taking Better Cell Phone Photos
There’s a reason they say ‘the best camera is the one you have on you’. These days, smartphones are fixtures of our day-to-day lives and are the most widely used type of camera in history. They’re also rapidly improving with each update — so much so that Apple is showcasing the possibilities with their inspiring ‘Shot on iPhone’…Read More
What’s New With Facebook and Instagram
Did you wake up this morning and notice your Facebook business page looked a little different? Maybe even a bit swankier, dare we say?! Or perhaps your Instagram now has this funny little row of twirling circles at the top? It’s probably not the first time you’ve gotten the hang of a social platform and…Read More
3 Tips for Choosing a Rescue Photoshoot Location
Location, location, location. It’s not just the key to success for hopeful homeowners; it’s a worthwhile consideration when creatively marketing shelter pets, too. Kim de Araujo, a professional photographer and HeARTs Speak member, could pass for a realtor given her talent for setting a scene. She recently happened upon One Eleven East, a new and…Read More
Applications Now Open for Our 2016 Perfect Exposure Project!
Tall tasks often benefit from a little creativity. Across the globe, our artist members are pushing open a new door to animal welfare and unpacking a fresh approach to saving the lives of shelter pets. Through professional photographs and creative marketing, they’re granting homeless pets unforgettable first impressions that hook adopters and forge lifelong bonds.Read More
Thanks from the Bottom of Our HeARTs, Lowepro!
If you volunteer time for a cause, you likely do so knowing that the greatest payment lies in simply contributing to the advancement of something you believe in. But every now and then karma might step in to remind you that your dedication and effort is valued — and a little nudge can be powerful…Read More
2015: A Year of Artist Empowerment
Since day one of its inception 5 years ago, HeARTs Speak has been devoted to building a community of professional artists focused on supreme collaboration, compassion, and courage. By nurturing a rapidly expanding network of like-minded individuals, we’ve pushed artistic expression to the forefront of what’s considered beneficial in the fight to save shelter animals.Read More
One Year of Perfect Exposure
At the center of the HeARTs Speak mission lies a simple philosophy: that collaboration is the most effective strategy for improving the lives of companion animals. Our organization unites hundreds of professional artists worldwide who live and work by this philosophy, and in the U.S. alone our members assist over one third of animal welfare groups. As a vehicle for…Read More