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Asante Sana Tanzania!

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The first phase of our project in Tanzania is now over. Some key statistics of Tanzania are as follows. Asante Sana (thank you) Tanzania.

Are you fundraising for Africa? Read this!

Wild Woman Fundraising

I am so excited to present to you my interview with Charlotte Beauvoisin, who writes Diary of a Munzungu , a UK citizen working in Uganda. Tricks?

Finally some 2012 Statistics for the African Mobile Phone Market

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The findings back then were already profound, as were the overall anticipated trends. Clearly there is an appetite for information on this topic.

Thankful and Re-Energized

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Over the course of the last 14 months, I have enjoyed the privilege of working in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania on three separate occasions.

You Too Can YouTube

Fundraising 123

For a great example of video storytelling without moving images, check out Epic Change’s video featuring a thank you letter from a student in Tanzania.

Three quick buy-in quotes for your next presentation to senior mgmt on social media

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Hopefully I’ll be able to share a little bit more about some of the work we’re doing in Tanzania by then as well. That being said, I should be back full force in April. Why do I use these quotes? Quote 1: “Within the Public Service we have begun to adapt to and better use Web 2.0 tools. Wouters, Clerk of the Privy Council.

Latest mobile phone statistics from Africa and what this means…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

At least 15 operators have already announced plans of introducing 3G voice and data services (including among others, Tanzania, Kenya and Nigeria).

Faux Cause Marketing From the CamelBak All Clear Bottle

Cause Related Marketing

So while the All Clear may be a good choice for Garrett, it’s probably not that great an option for the villagers in Tanzania unless their water is clear and unpolluted by dirt, chemical, or metal contaminants. But it isn’t. To his left is a black woman holding an All Clear bottle. CamelBak All Clear bottles use UV light to treat.75

Why I want to thank you… tweet, tweet

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The donation will go to building a classroom, orphanage/boarding facility, cafeteria and library at a school in Tanzania! Happy Thanksgiving!

How a “Place” Strategy Can Change the World: Meet ColaLife

SocialButterfly

Not too long ago, we talked about the importance of social products as part of the marketing mix. How exactly? Create your own aidpod. Donate.

Giving Epic Thanks

A. Fine Blog

Epic Change is a small organization started three years ago by Stacey Monk and her partner, Sanjay Patel, to support a community in Tanzania.

Pre-empted: Catalogs

GenerationYGive

I made my first purchase from a catalog more than 10 year ago (gasp!) when I was in high school and somehow got my hands on a Delia's catalog.

A few updates and learnings

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Be sure to watch the explanatory video. I’m very much looking forward to learning more about these initiatives during my stay in Tanzania this coming February. This last month of October has been quite eventful for me in terms of work and travel. City of Hamilton. Canada Health Infoway. Baycrest. Ministry of Natural Resources (Ontario).

Getting the whole world to sit in on your cause.

GenerationYGive

What was unusual this time was the response. That turned a low-key human-rights story into a fashionable global campaign.". Genius.

Dear Western Donors: “For God’s Sake, Please Just Stop”

Wild Woman Fundraising

Half the Sky! Read it! It is extremely well-researched, and well-written. Half the Sky! Read the book by Sheryl WuDunn and Nick Kristof! Digg this!

I’m so grateful this TweetsGiving

Fundraising Coach

raised over $10,000 which built a classroom in Tanzania! As most of you know, I am an avid fan of social media tools like Twitter and Facebook.

Creating Radical Changes in HIV Risk Behaviors

Social Marketing and Social Change

…the radical behavioural change that is needed to reduce HIV transmission requires radical commitment. That, presently, is not the case.