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America’s New Mobile Majority

The Agitator

Nielsen refers to “America’s New Mobile Majority” reporting that 50.4% of US mobile subscribers now own smartphones.

Notes from the Digital Governance Forum (#DGF15)

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Latin America is still  behind – 55% access to the internet vs. 88% in Canada and US. crisis-commons, code for america). Mobility.

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#Aging: Some American Cities Meeting The Challenges Of Boomer Residents

Non Profit Marketing 360

But many neighborhoods are making great strides through the “Age-Friendly NYC&# program. NYC has added 4 seconds to each crosswalk.

Is it Time for Share Our Strength to Rebrand?

Cause Related Marketing

Regardless, the full name just doesn’t mean much in an age of search-engine literalness. billion. million. There’s the cuteness with the S.O.S

Repeat After Me, Cause Marketing is Co-Branding

Cause Related Marketing

The cover of FSI at the left, sponsored by the British-Dutch CPG company Unilever, features the cause Boy’s and Girls Clubs of America.

On Telling the Truth

Marketing for Nonprofits

Jesus I had the privilege of attending NARAL Pro-Choice America's annual luncheon today. These women are AMAZING, but I have to say that hands-down the best speech of the meal was given by a woman (I can't even remember her name) who told her PERSONAL STORY of a harrowing, illegal, "backroom" abortion at age 19. It brought me to tears.

Age of Conversation 3: Time To Get Busy!

Diva Marketing Blog

One was from the middle of America and the other from down under in Australia. . Hence was born the Age of Conversation 1. 2008

Age of Conversation 1, 2 And Get Ready For 3!

Diva Marketing Blog

One was from the middle of America and the other from down under in Australia. and hence was born the Age of Conversation.  2008 brought Age of Conversation 2 with over 200 contributing authors. Age of Conversation 3 is in the works with about 300 authors with a publishing date in 2010. I'd like to tell you a story.

Awards for Enterprising American Middle School & High School Aged Girls

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Deadline: February 26, 2010 Guardian Life Insurance Invites Entries for Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program The Guardian Life Insurance Company of America is accepting entries for its Girls Going Places Entrepreneurship Award Program. From The Foundation Center. legal resident. Contact: Link to Complete RFP.

2 examples of great nonprofit video storytelling

J Campbell Social Marketing

Last night I attended a pretty standard nonprofit fundraising event – a fashion show at a local restaurant, complete with silent auction. Tweet.

Grants for Indian Tribes & U.S. Territories Involving School Age Youth in Service Learning Projects

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Deadline: March 9, 2010 Corporation for National and Community Service Announces Availability of Funding to Support Service-Learning The Corporation for National and Community Service has announced the availability of a total of $650,070 for new Learn and Serve America School-Based grants to Indian tribes and U.S. From The Foundation Center.

Using BOGO Cause Marketing to Sell Razor's

Cause Related Marketing

As I’ve often mentioned in this space , veteran’s charities poll very high in America right now. percent for men age 20 and older while the unemployment rate for women age 20 and older was 7.6 A new e-tail website called Harrys.com launched last week with a BOGO cause marketing approach. BOGO means Buy One, Give One. percent.

Why fundraising is so important, at least until Campaign Finance Reform

Wild Woman Fundraising

In sum, he concluded, Democracy in America depends on bribery. Elizabeth Warren wins! Aha I thought! Can you believe it?

No Wonder Retention of Online Donors is So Bad

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Oxfam America’s  first email came on February 17, with the subject line, “Kivi, What’s Important to You?” Love it.

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Continuing Education for Cause Marketers

Cause Related Marketing

What do you do, as a cause marketer, to keep learning? Researchers have even shown a correlation between happiness and education.

Regal Enteratinment Reports the Results of its Cause Marketing Campain Called 'Straw Vote'

Cause Related Marketing

Yesterday Regal Entertainment announced the final tally of its August Straw Vote; Boys and Girls Clubs of America garnered $97,721 and St.

#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Telestroke has the potential to greatly diminish the striking disparity in stroke care for rural America.” According to Jennifer J.

#ProAging: Telestroke/Telemedicine Tests Show Excellent Cost & Health Benefits

Non Profit Marketing 360

Telestroke has the potential to greatly diminish the striking disparity in stroke care for rural America.” According to Jennifer J.

Charity: Water versus Water.org and the Tide of Social Media Storytelling (#npcomm Showdown)

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The big hit, especially for those between the ages of 18 to 29, isn’t especially popular with nonprofit folks. Where do they diverge?

#ProAging: Mandated Cuts In Medicare Stifle Expansion Plans

Non Profit Marketing 360

How are the cuts now playing out in the planning of elder care in America? A new survey conducted by Avalere Health LLC, released this week, shows just how such elder-care facilities have reacted to the new stipulations. Click to enlarge. The reductions in payments were targeted at 3-4%.

Great Nonprofit Marketing Jobs: Friday Futures

Getting Attention

Development Writer & Editor , Boys & Girls Club of America (Atlanta, GA). Thanks! NEW OPPORTUNITIES. Kansas City, KS). Thanks!

Activating The Global Health Trifecta

SocialButterfly

Six in ten Americans go online wirelessly using a laptop or cell phone.  86% of adults ages 18-29 use social networking. Image: PSI. The U.S.

Activating The Global Health Trifecta

SocialButterfly

Six in ten Americans go online wirelessly using a laptop or cell phone.  86% of adults ages 18-29 use social networking. Image: PSI. The U.S.

Boomers: Boom Or Bust?

The Agitator

I’ve been thinking about this recent post — Boomer life transitions and fundraising — by Jeff Brooks of Future Fundraising Now. I’ve tended to be a believer in the manna from heaven promised by the fundraising ‘coming of age’ of America’s 76 million boomers. Yadayada. But I wonder. Defeated.

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Where to Volunteer or Donate to Assist All in Need Due to the BP Oil Spill Disaster Because Two Different Recent Studies Find Volunteers Feel Healthier and Happier & Volunteerism Is On the Rise in America

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Also, despite the economic recession volunteerism is apparently on the rise, across all demographics, in America.; 87% of those who volunteer said that they feel that they are aging well compared to 78% of those who do not volunteer. 86% feel younger than their age compared to 72% who do not volunteer. Please see.

Piggyback On What’s Top Of Mind— 9 Valentine’s Victories

Getting Attention

Who did it: Kaboom, NARAL Pro-Choice America’s Choice Out Loud Campaign, Global Zero, TechSoup. 4) LOVES-ME-NOT ADVOCACY CAMPAIGNS. Easiest.

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health

SocialButterfly

October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but a number of articles came out last week focusing on social determinants of health. ” **.

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health

SocialButterfly

October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but a number of articles came out last week focusing on social determinants of health. ” **.

Shifting from Problem Describers to Solution Seekers

Social Marketing and Social Change

Let''s take the example of aging-in-place , an important area in the aging and health space. But what do the answers or data teach us?

What does an LGBTQ nonprofit organization do?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Berdache or "Two-Spirit" in America, late 1880s. took “Gay New York&# to bed with me. looked up to Harvey Milk. Harvey Milk.

Online Ghost Haunts All Fundraisers

The Agitator

In a nutshell, here’s what Target Analytics found in their benchmarking of the online/offline — and supposedly integrated — world experienced by the largest direct response nonprofits in America, involving 15+ million donors and more than  $1.1 But, more on that in a minute. Is there a ghost in your future?  Are you really trying?

Constituencies

A Small Change

According to Giving USA in 2010, more than $290 billion was given of that 73% or $211 billion came from individuals and only 5% came from businesses.

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Making Christmas the Most Wonderful Time of the Cause Marketing Year

Cause Related Marketing

There’s reasons of course. And it tends to be a very busy time with family and friends. Christmas is a time of giving.

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Leadership Awards for American and British Jr. High & High School Level Students Wishing to Improve Their Communities

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Deadline: January 12, 2011 Bank of America Charitable Foundation Invites Applications for Student Leaders Program The Bank of America Charitable Foundation is accepting applications for its annual Student Leaders Program, a component of the foundation's signature Neighborhood Excellence initiative. provided by Bank of America.

Your Nonprofit is in Trouble. How? Read on.

Wild Woman Fundraising

So that tiny $200 social security check that you’ll get at age 65 to live on? how we need better wages for every not for profit worker.

Rebooting Tawain

A. Fine Blog

Last year I had the great good fortune to edit a compilation of essays with my friends at Personal Democracy Forum called Rebooting America. The essays are all focused on reimagining our democracy for the digital age.

Where's the Social Media in this Youth Targeted Cause Marketing Effort?

Cause Related Marketing

January 2010 story in the New York Times on Mark put annual sales at $70 million and numbered sales reps at around 40,000 in North America. But, as I’ve demonstrated before in this space , in the United States breast cancer, Avon’s signature cause, is pretty rare for women under age 30. Mark has proven to be a good extension for Avon.

Should Breast Cancer Awareness Be About the Breast More Than the Disease?

Cause Related Marketing

million women who have received a breast cancer diagnoses in the United States from 1999 to 2004 just 5,075 were aged 20-29, about 1,015 per year.

FREE Social Media Training Starts Thursday!

Marketing for Nonprofits

Interested in learning more about the inaugural America's Giving Challenge? The program, called Gear Up for Giving , starts Thursday, Sept.

Grants for United States Nonprofits Empowering Older Adults

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In line with NCRC's mission to increase fair and equal access to credit, capital, and banking services in under-served communities, National Neighbors Silver is designed to specifically address the problems of older adults in America who are facing financial insecurity due to historically high rates of home foreclosure and unemployment.