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YOUR CO-OP STORY JUST GOT BIGGER.
THE NEW STRONGER TOGETHER TOOLS
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YOUR CO-OP STORY JUST GOT BIGGER WITH THESE NEW STRONGER TOGETHER TOOLS: NEWSPAPER PRINT ADS + WEBSITE BANNERS + VIDEO + SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS + C MAGAZINE SPECIAL ISSUE

Social Media and Member Engagement

If you’re on social media delivering consistently informative content, sharing photos, and posting videos are all great ways to build a successful relationship. Additionally, the videos, photos, and special issue of C Magazine are great content for your annual meeting and other business communications, such as your website, newsletters, and office displays.

To use these files, simply download and extract the zip file.

NEW C MAGAZINE | C Magazine Special Issue: Stronger Together

This Special Issue of C Magazine contains the complete Stronger Together four-part series, which sheds light on the depth and detail of how your cooperative ownership adds value from farm to farm and from town to town.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file. This electronic copy can be shared with your member-owners in your next email, on social media, and on your website.

Another option is to request printed copies of the magazine be mailed to you at no charge. These copies can be placed around your office, given out at your co-op’s annual meeting, and even packaged up and sent with a handwritten note to prospective and current member-owners. For copy requests please contact Margaret Gawarecki.

Margaret Gawarecki
Phone: (800) 232-3639 ext. 4584 | Email: margaret.gawarecki@chsinc.com

A great option for your next generation member-owners is the CHS C Magazine mobile app, where they can view each story along with multimedia not found in the printed publication. The app is available for free and can be downloaded on iPhone and Android phones.

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Social Media Posts

Copy each post, then open your social media page and paste it as a status, tweet or post. The new Stronger Together social media posts have accompanying images sized for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram. To use these images download the image file, select the image based on which social media platform you’re sharing it on, and then include the image in your post.

NEW POST | Stronger Together – Local Producer

Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram:
It all starts with you. And circles right back to you. Watch the story of our cooperative system and how your impact ripples into something greater: http://bit.ly/2eJSlSX

Twitter:
It all starts with you. Watch the story of our cooperative system and how your impact ripples into something greater http://bit.ly/2eJSlSX

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NEW POST | Stronger Together – Community Roots

Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram:
Putting profits where they belong since [year of co-op incorporation]. Learn how your [name of co-op] ownership helps the community we live in: [link to co-op website or http://bit.ly/2dHOggx]

Twitter:
Putting profits where they belong since [year of co-op incorporation] Learn how your membership helps the community we live in: http://bit.ly/2dHOggx

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NEW POST | Stronger Together – Global Connections

Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram:
As part of a bigger system that can handle the logistics of global markets, we can tie your farm operation to buyers and sellers far beyond the county line. Learn more about our global connections here: http://bit.ly/2fb0qV8

Twitter:
We can tie your farm operation to buyers and sellers far beyond the county line. Learn about our global connections: http://bit.ly/2fb0qV8

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Post A

Your connection to your co-op is as important as your connection to the land. Stop by and visit with us about mapping your fields.

Post B

Harvest is right around the corner, making this a good time to remember that you never farm alone when you’ve got us by your side. Ask us about grain marketing and risk management tools.

Post C

We’re proud to be your partner in the community. That’s why we’re sponsoring [insert name of local team, food drive, etc, here].

NEW VIDEO | Stronger Together

This video was created in correlation with the 2016 Ernst & Young Economic Impact study. The video showcases the integral part your co-op plays within the CHS cooperative system and overarching global economy. Consider taking advantage of the corresponding newspaper print ad and digital banners to promote the video and your co-op’s expansive role.

Here are a few different ways to share this video:

1. Simply download the file below and extract the zip file
2. Use this YouTube link to easily share the video across the web: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPXtwWK4lkc
3. Direct people to valueofthecoop.com to view the video

Tip: Utilize the corresponding newspaper print ads and website banners to help promote the video and your co-op’s expansive role.

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Pre-Roll Video

This 15-second pre-roll video will be running on over 200 ag-focused channels on YouTube. You can also play this brief video at the pump if you have the technology at your fueling stations.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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TV Spot

Show your cooperative spirit and play the 30-second TV spot during your annual meeting or at other local events with patrons.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Photos

We’ve provided a variety of photos so you can choose the most appropriate images to use in your newspaper ad, newsletter, website or Facebook page.

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Newspaper Print Ads

Local newspapers are a great way to reach a local audience. Choose from among seven print ads that celebrate and reinforce the value of the cooperative system. The newest print ads showcase the Stronger Together video and the integral part your co-op plays within the CHS cooperative system and overarching global economy. Meanwhile, the print ad photos from series A-D are interchangeable, giving you the flexibility to use images that are most appropriate for your region and audiences.

To use these files, simply download and extract the zip file.

NEW NEWSPAPER PRINT AD | Stronger Together – Local Producer

When farmers band together, big things happen.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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NEW NEWSPAPER PRINT AD | Stronger Together – Community Roots

When farmers band together, big things happen.

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NEW NEWSPAPER PRINT AD | Stronger Together – Global Connections

When farmers band together, big things happen.

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Print Ad A

As long as you have a local co-op, you never farm alone.

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Print Ad B

The connection to your local co-op. As important as your connection to the land.

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Print Ad C

The spirit of cooperation is always growing stronger.

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Print Ad D

Out here, three things remain constant: the land, the family that farms it, and the local co-op that helps keep it profitable.

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Newsletter Article

Looking for content? Include this prepared story in your next newsletter and post on your website. Learn more button should link to: http://c.chsinc.com/publication/?m=20644&l=1

 

Stronger Together

To view this content, simply download the Microsoft Word document

Radio

Reach farmers and ranchers in the shop and in the field by placing any of three 30-second radio commercials with your local station. The story of how your co-op helps its member-owners is already written. All you have to do is add your local messaging at the end, and you’re done. To use these files, simply download and extract the zip file.

To use these files, simply download and extract the zip file.

Radio Script A | "Any Farmer"

To view this content, simply download the Microsoft Word document

Radio Script B | "Spirit of Cooperation"

To view this content, simply download the Microsoft Word document

Radio Script C | "Rural America"

To view this content, simply download the Microsoft Word document

Billboard

Another great way to convey your message to your local audience is through roadside billboards. Just download the digital file, include your co-op name and logo and send it to your local outdoor media company.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

Billboard

As long as you have a local co-op, you never farm alone.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Email Header Banners

A quick, inexpensive way to stay connected to your member-owners is through email. Download the prepared email message and header graphic and keep your customers informed.

SPECS

Size: 650×200 pixels
Resolution: 72 DPI
Created in Photoshop
Learn more button should link to:
http://c.chsinc.com/publication/?m=20644&l=1

Email Header A

As long as you have your local co-op, you never farm alone.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Email Header B

The connection to your local co-op. As important as your connection to the land.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Email Header C

Your local co-op and you. Together, we keep growing.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Email Copy

To view this content, simply download the Microsoft Word document.

Website Banners

When raising awareness about your local co-op, digital banners are a great way to get the message across. Having a digital banner on the homepage of your website will help your story reach your member-owners and other visitors to your site. In particular, the new banners call attention to the Stronger Together video and the integral part your co-op plays within the CHS cooperative system and overarching global economy. Consider linking the digital banners to valueofthecoop.com to provide your visitors with more information about the cooperative system.

SPECS

Size: 300×250 pixels and 728×90 pixels
Resolution: 72 DPI
Created in Photoshop

To use these files, simply download and
extract the zip file.

NEW WEBSITE BANNER | Stronger Together - Local Producer | 728x90

When farmers band together, big things happen

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file. Please take note that it’s important to link the banner to valueofthecoop.com so your website visitors can watch the video.

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NEW WEBSITE BANNER | Stronger Together – Community Roots | 728x90

When farmers band together, big things happen

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file. Please take note that it’s important to link the banner to valueofthecoop.com so your website visitors can watch the video.

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NEW WEBSITE BANNER | Stronger Together – Global Connections | 728x90

When farmers band together, big things happen

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file. Please take note that it’s important to link the banner to valueofthecoop.com so your website visitors can watch the video.

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Banner A | 728x90

As long as you have your local co-op, you never farm alone.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Banner B | 728x90

The connection to your local co-op. As important as your connection to the land.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Banner C | 728x90

Your local co-op and you. Together, we keep growing.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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NEW WEBSITE BANNER | Stronger Together - Local Producer | 300x250

When farmers band together, big things happen

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file. Please take note that it’s important to link the banner to valueofthecoop.com so your website visitors can watch the video.

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NEW WEBSITE BANNER | Stronger Together – Community Roots | 300x250

When farmers band together, big things happen

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file. Please take note that it’s important to link the banner to valueofthecoop.com so your website visitors can watch the video.

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NEW WEBSITE BANNER | Stronger Together – Global Connections | 300x250

When farmers band together, big things happen

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file. Please take note that it’s important to link the banner to valueofthecoop.com so your website visitors can watch the video.

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Banner D | 300x250

As long as you have your local co-op, you never farm alone.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Banner E | 300x250

The connection to your local co-op. As important as your connection to the land.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

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Banner F | 300x250

Your local co-op and you. Together, we keep growing.

To use this file, simply download and extract the zip file.

DOWNLOAD FILE (98 KB)