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Global Ties by Mind Map: Global Ties

1. Priorities & Goals

1.1. Develop and support a strong, healthy network of organizations with a common vision for connecting their communities to the world by delivering effective exchange programs and embodying nonprofit best practices. Support (provide professional development, best practices and capacity building) to our member organizations as a means of supporting the Department of State’s broader public diplomacy goals

1.2. Expand the visibility of Global Ties U.S. and its members through expansion and diversification of partnerships that value our mission. Showcase the effectiveness of our member organizations in raising awareness and local engagement of international issues and develop partnerships/opportunities/funding to support us and our member organizations.

1.3. Strengthen the effectiveness, scale and scope of Global Ties U.S. advocacy efforts to ensure our leaders fully invest in long-term relationship building as a powerful tool to break down barriers between peoples of different nations.

2. Elements (Client)

2.1. Logo

2.2. Main Navigation

2.2.1. About Us

2.2.2. What We Do

2.2.3. Our Impact

2.2.4. Get Involved

2.2.5. News & Updates

2.3. Global Navigation

2.3.1. Member Login

2.3.2. Contact Us

2.3.3. Donate

2.3.4. Jobs

2.4. Hero News Slideshow

2.4.1. Title

2.4.2. Photo

2.4.3. Caption

2.4.4. Description

2.4.5. Learn more button

2.4.6. Next/Prev

2.4.7. Pager

2.5. Latest News (Optional)

2.5.1. Date

2.5.2. Title

2.5.3. Photo

2.5.4. Content

2.5.5. Read more button

2.6. Take Action Area (Buttons or Modules??)

2.6.1. Donate

2.6.2. Advocacy Update or Advocacy Alert Area?

2.6.2.1. Either single button or module area

2.6.2.2. Section

2.6.2.2.1. Heading "Advocacy Alert"

2.6.2.2.2. Blurb

2.6.2.2.3. CTA Button "Get Updates"

2.6.3. Volunteer

2.6.3.1. Links to a form

2.6.3.2. "Michelle Kwan Invites You to Expand Your World"

2.6.3.3. Photo/Icon?

2.6.4. Learn how to become a member

2.6.5. Are these all of them???

2.7. Member Spotlight

2.7.1. Heading

2.7.2. Title

2.7.3. Blurb

2.7.4. Read more?

2.7.5. More member spotlights?

2.7.6. Become a member button?

2.8. Newsletter Signup

2.8.1. Heading

2.8.2. Blurb

2.8.3. Email input

2.8.4. Subscribe button

2.8.5. Blurb

2.8.6. Blurb

2.9. Social Media

2.9.1. Twitter

2.9.2. Facebook

2.9.3. Flickr

2.9.4. Iealist.org

2.9.5. LinkedIn

2.9.6. YouTube

2.9.7. Storify

2.10. Social Media Feed?

3. Stakeholder Takeaways

3.1. International exchange programs are the most effective and efficient way to build a more peaceful and prosperous world.

3.2. Global Ties U.S. makes professional exchange possible.

3.3. Global Ties U.S. members and partners are the hubs for conducting international exchange programs and connecting their local community with the world.

4. Design

4.1. Goals

4.2. Values/Emotions

4.2.1. Results

4.2.2. Inspirational

4.2.3. Welcoming

4.2.4. Confidence

4.2.5. Connection

4.2.6. Faith / Optimism

4.2.7. Excitement

4.3. Look & Feel

4.3.1. Clean

4.3.2. Modern

4.3.3. Large 'close up' photos

4.3.4. Colorful

4.3.5. Easy to navigate

4.3.6. Big CTA's

4.4. Colors

4.5. Fonts

4.6. Thoughts

4.6.1. Network of Organizations

4.6.2. Provide Support to organizations

4.6.3. Showcase effectiveness of member orgs

4.6.4. Strenthen Advocacy Efforts

4.6.5. Use of icons, big images for each section/module, etc.

4.7. Ideas

4.7.1. Use arrow as graphic element to break up spaces

4.7.2. Have angular design? Like Care.org

5. Style Tiles

6. Website Inspiration

6.1. Care.org

6.1.1. They like big and bold, colors, etc.

7. Client Is

7.1. Global Ties U.S. is the only partner to the U.S. Department of State that mobilizes/leads community-based organizations to deliver effective international exchange programs and engage local leaders in international issues. Our positioning is we have make professional international exchange programs more effective.

8. IA (Proposal)

8.1. Organisms

8.1.1. Header

8.1.1.1. Logo

8.1.1.2. Main Navigation

8.1.1.2.1. About Us

8.1.1.2.2. What We Do

8.1.1.2.3. Our Impact

8.1.1.2.4. Get Involved

8.1.1.2.5. News & Updates

8.1.1.3. Global Navigation

8.1.1.3.1. Member Login

8.1.1.3.2. Contact Us

8.1.1.3.3. Donate

8.1.1.3.4. Jobs

8.1.1.4. Take Action Bar

8.1.1.4.1. Donate

8.1.1.4.2. Advocacy Alert

8.1.1.4.3. Volunteer

8.1.1.4.4. Membership

8.1.1.4.5. Maybe icon associated w/ each action?

8.1.1.5. Search

8.1.1.6. Social Media

8.1.1.6.1. Twitter

8.1.1.6.2. Facebook

8.1.1.6.3. Flickr

8.1.1.6.4. Iealist.org

8.1.1.6.5. LinkedIn

8.1.1.6.6. YouTube

8.1.1.6.7. Storify

8.1.2. Footer

8.1.2.1. Logo/Title

8.1.2.2. Address

8.1.2.3. Phone/Fax

8.1.2.4. Email

8.1.2.5. Copyright. All Rights

8.1.2.6. Social Media

8.1.2.6.1. Twitter

8.1.2.6.2. Facebook

8.1.2.6.3. Flickr

8.1.2.6.4. Iealist.org

8.1.2.6.5. LinkedIn

8.1.2.6.6. YouTube

8.1.2.6.7. Storify

8.1.2.7. Non-Profit SBX Logo

8.1.2.8. Main Navigation

8.1.2.8.1. About Us

8.1.2.8.2. What We Do

8.1.2.8.3. Our Impact

8.1.2.8.4. Get Involved

8.1.2.8.5. News & Updates

8.1.2.9. Global Navigation

8.1.2.9.1. Member Login

8.1.2.9.2. Contact Us

8.1.2.9.3. Donate

8.1.2.9.4. Jobs

8.1.3. Hero: Mission

8.1.3.1. Wasn't spec'd but maybe instead of carousel?

8.1.3.2. Mission Headline

8.1.3.3. Blurb

8.1.3.4. Learn more >

8.1.4. Latest News

8.1.4.1. Heading

8.1.4.2. More news >

8.1.4.3. News Item

8.1.4.3.1. Date

8.1.4.3.2. Title

8.1.4.3.3. Photo

8.1.4.3.4. Content

8.1.4.3.5. Read more >

8.1.5. Take Action

8.1.5.1. 3 column grid

8.1.5.2. Donate, Volunteer, Become a Member

8.1.5.3. Take Action Item

8.1.5.3.1. Photo/Icon

8.1.5.3.2. Title

8.1.5.3.3. Blurb

8.1.5.3.4. Button

8.1.6. Advocacy Alert

8.1.6.1. Heading

8.1.6.2. Title

8.1.6.3. Photo

8.1.6.4. Blurb

8.1.6.5. Read more >

8.1.7. Take Action Links

8.1.7.1. For sidebar on internal pages. These would be prominate buttons w/ imagery, etc.

8.1.7.2. Donate

8.1.7.3. Advocacy Alerts

8.1.7.4. Volunteer

8.1.7.5. Become a Member

8.1.8. Member Spotlight

8.1.8.1. Heading

8.1.8.2. Title

8.1.8.3. Photo

8.1.8.4. Blurb

8.1.8.5. Read more >

8.1.8.6. Become a member >

8.1.9. Newsletter Signup

8.1.9.1. Heading

8.1.9.2. Blurb

8.1.9.3. Email input

8.1.9.4. Subscribe >

8.2. Templates

8.2.1. Homepage

8.2.1.1. Header

8.2.1.2. Hero: Mission

8.2.1.3. Latest News

8.2.1.4. Take Action

8.2.1.5. Advocacy Alert

8.2.1.6. Member Spotlight

8.2.1.7. Newsletter Signup

8.2.1.8. Footer

8.2.2. Subpage

8.2.2.1. Header

8.2.2.2. Article

8.2.2.3. Take Action w/ Advocacy

8.2.2.4. Newsletter Signup

8.2.2.5. Sidebar

8.2.2.5.1. Sub Navigation

8.2.2.5.2. Member Spotlight

8.2.2.5.3. Custom HTML Module

8.2.2.5.4. Latest News

8.2.2.6. Footer