Where were you 10 years ago on the internet?

Wild Woman Fundraising

In 2000 I got my job at the Economist in New York City, at eiu.com. social media 2000 2010 internet long tail looking back on a decade mazarine treyz meme pokey the penguin ten years ago video game2000-vs-2010. This graphic is from here. Where were YOU on the internet 10 years ago?

A Look Back at 2010

Wild Woman Fundraising

Happy New Year! It’s been a crazy decade, and even though I’ve been blogging since 1999, I have never focused so closely on it.

Santa Speedo Run Boston, MA 2013

Blue Sky Collaborative

The Santa Speedo Run ([link] began in Boston in 2000 with 5 guys just looking to spread some holiday spirit by running through Back Bay in only Santa hats and Speedos. Since then it has grown to include 500 men. Fundraising Tips Marathon Fundraising Online Fundraising Peer to Peer Fundraising Software for Nonprofits Walkathon software Walkathons

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3 things every fundraiser needs to consider before they talk politics in front of their donors

iMarketSmart

Brooks book titled Who Really Cares: The Surprising Truth About Compassionate Conservatism): In 2000, households headed by a “conservative” gave, on average, 30% more money to charity than households headed by a liberal although the “liberal” households earned 6% more.

Trillions and trillions of dollars.

iMarketSmart

Between 2000 and 2050 $12 trillion is expected to go to charity in the form of bequests. That’s $12 TRILLION! Or, 12,000 X ONE BILLION. Imagine a pile of a billion dollars. Now imagine 12,000. Hard to do, huh? Here’s some help thanks to Susan DameGreene’s website.

Mele Kalikimaka

Cause Related Marketing

Love's year 2000 performance with the Singing Sergeants of the United States Air. Every Christmas for at least the last 10 years Late Night with David Letterman has featured the incomparable Darlene Love singing the rockingness Christmas Song ever, 'Christmas, Baby Please Come Home.'That

What’s stopping you from communicating with your legacy giving prospects?

iMarketSmart

All the way at the bottom I found this chart which was the result of Adrian Sargeant’s and Elaine Jay’s research back in the 90′s and early 2000′s. Getting a single email, letter or telephone call out to a legacy giving prospect isn’t always easy.

Ep173: How to Use Pokemon Go to Raise Money for Charity

Selfish Giving

A 2000+ surge in new users of the app. Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Stephanie Bagley , COO at Charity Miles, about the new Pokemon Go game and how it can be used to raise money for good causes. On the show, Megan, Stephanie and I discuss: Stephanie Bagley, Charity Miles.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Jenna Czaplewski

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Jenna has been a member of the Coalition team since April 2000. Jenna Czaplewski. Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators! This series lets you describe your workday in your own words. We’d love to feature YOU in this series!

Inclusive Conversations: Are Your Communications Making FRIENDS or FOES with People of Color?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As of the 2000 census, the African-American, Latino, Native American, and Asian/Pacific Islander communities represented 30 percent of the U.S. CultureStrike’s Julio Salgado reimagines 90’s sitcoms with diverse casts. A lot of my peers grew up watching the popular 90’s sitcom FRIENDS.

Get Your Millennial Audience Off My Lawn

The Agitator

Actually, a 25-30-year-old today is less likely to live in a city today than one in 2000. Don’t get me started on the idea that someone born in 1981 has more in common with someone born in 2000 than born in 1980.

In the Final Hours, Let’s Work It Out

SocialButterfly

2000: Do another set of 14 push-ups and 14 sit-ups. This is my sixth post in the seven-day question to now raise $2200 to provide not just 7 roofs, but roofs for all 14 Guatemalan families. In these seven days, I’m posting updates, answering your questions and sharing insights gained.

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Reader Beware, You're in for a Scare: 4th Annual Nonprofit Halloween Celebration

EveryAction

began as a hip hop conference at the University of Maryland in 2000. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction! Every year we celebrate by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and commemorate the start of end-of-year fundraising campaigns. So without further ado, here are some of this year's favorites. Drumroll please. International Fund for Animal Welfare.

Grantmakers Love Annual Report Postcards Too

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We spent about $150 to print 2000 postcards, with another $90 for mailhouse costs. I have yet another fabulous example of an annual report postcard to share with you. I’m so excited that people are giving this a try!

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How We Created Our (First-Ever) Brand Identity

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

in 2000. Cindy Olnick. If you are curious about how other nonprofits handle branding and graphic design, join us Thursday, October 20th for our latest Nonprofit Q&A Panel. Today’s guest post is by one of the panelists, Cindy Olnick. Kristina.

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Finesse Shampoo and Conditioner and Locks of Love

Cause Related Marketing

Not Exactly Golden LocksHow do you target Gen Y, the 76 million [in the States] ‘Millennials’ born between 1978 and 2000? Well a cause campaign is not a bad idea because the members of Gen Y are characterized as idealistic, optimistic, honest and sincere. And they like to shop.Few of them remember the time before the Internet and they’re the most technologically savvy generation ever. We used to. Komen Locks of Love United Way

Op Ed Writing: Countering Your Opponent’s Argument

Getting Attention

In 2000, the investigative journalists at the Medill Innocence Project offered to pay for the DNA tests. Margot Friedman, principal of Dupont Circle Communications, conducts trainings on writing and placing opinion editorials.

Made in America Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The night before my interview with Alex Strickland of Liberty at the 2012 Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City the company hosted a beer bash that raised $2000 for BCM.

Successful Fundraising in Turbulent Times

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She is also the author of Fundraising for Social Change (now in its fifth edition, 2006), Fundraising for the Long Haul (2000), which explores the particular challenges of older grassroots organizations, and Ask and You Shall Receive: A Fundraising Training Program for Religious Organizations or Projects, Raise More Money (2001) which she edited with her partner, Stephanie Roth, and Fundraising in Times of Crisis (2004).

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Name Change Spurs Conversation, Opens Doors (Case Study)

Getting Attention

Green Media Toolshed was launched in 2000 to strengthen communications impact within the environmental movement. It’s rare to see an organization change its name and that’s a good thing. Name changes are a delicate matter. Assuming you’ve done a good job of building relationships with supporters, partners and others, your org’s name has equity.

Raging All The Way To The Bank

The Agitator

31% of the new reactive donors come from Generation Z/Y (born 1981 – 2000). “I’m not a rageful person. But things going on right now have elicited rage. I’m very upset at situations people are being put in.”

Fall Theme: Stop Cancer HalloWeekend Annual Event

The Biddery Blog

Among the Weekend highlights were the opportunity drawing for a 2000 Lexus LS 460.

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#GRANTS: The Lawrence Foundation Can Help Your Environmental Or Health Program

Non Profit Marketing 360

The Lawrence Foundation was established by Jeff Lawrence and Diane Troth (spouses) in 2000 with some of the proceeds received from the acquisition of Trillium Digital Systems, which was a company Jeff started, by Intel Corporation. In our ongoing periodic series on sources for grants, we have focused on foundations tied to the great tech companies of our day.

In This Post I Get Defensive About Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

While Bill Gates remains Chairman of Microsoft, he hasn’t been its CEO since Jan 2000 and he left day-to-day management of the company in June 2008 to devote more time at the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which is the entity Hemingway refers to that is actually taking the fight to polio.

Cool Cause Marketing Campaigns from Two Commonwealth Countries

Cause Related Marketing

In 2011 the Red Leaf Project resulted in the planting of 110,00 trees and collection of 2000 bags of litter. Two cool new cause marketing concepts from two different Commonwealth countries.

How Online Communications Help Strengthen Relationships - Andrew Sullivan at NTC

Getting Attention

Author, provocateur and early (since 2000) blogger Sullivan covered what's different about online communications and community, and what that means for your nonprofit: Blogging (and other online content and conversations, I'd say) is about relationships, not content. I blogged this practical but fresh perspective from Andrew Sullivan's keynote talk at NTC ( NTEN 's annual conference).

What Nonprofits Need to Know about Facebook Promoted Posts

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If you pay for this update to reach an additional 2000 people, it’s reasonable to expect that the update will receive approximately 200 likes, comments and shares, when adjusted for affinity. . Do nonprofits have to pay to get their content seen on Facebook? We wanted to get the scoop, so Network for Good’s Katya Andresen turned to Facebook expert, John Haydon. He provided easy-to-understand, practical insight on the most common questions about Promoted Posts on Facebook.

To Take a Page from Kohl's Cause Marketing Success, Start With IKEA

Cause Related Marketing

Last week I confessed my man-crush on Kohl’s and their remarkable cause marketing efforts using stuffed animals, books, CDs and toys: Since the year 2000, Kohl’s has generated $180 million for kids’ causes.

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#Philanthropy: As Steve Jobs The CEO Retires, Will Steve Jobs The Philanthropist Step Forward?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Profits were made hand-over-fist by 2000, but no philanthropic efforts returned. Keep your hands off of my stack. The Carnegies, the Mellons, the Rockafellers, the Buffetts… They all made scads of money in their chosen careers.

Cause Marketing Advertising From Ben & Jerry's

Cause Related Marketing

Greyston bakes 20,000 pounds of brownies a day just for Ben & Jerry’s, which has been owned by the Anglo-Dutch company Unilever since 2000.

Passing The Plate Among the Religious

Cause Related Marketing

A new study out Monday, June 6, 2000 finds that contrary to conventional wisdom, religious people are more likely to donate to causes that aren’t strictly religious than to those that are.

How Online Communications Help Strengthen Relationships - Andrew Sullivan at NTC

Getting Attention

Author, provocateur and early (since 2000) blogger Sullivan covered what's different about online communications and community, and what that means for your nonprofit: Blogging (and other online content and conversations, I'd say) is about relationships, not content. I blogged this practical but fresh perspective from Andrew Sullivan's keynote talk at NTC ( NTEN 's annual conference).

Rhode Island Travel Ambassador 2010

Fundraising Breakthroughs

Sometimes, if liability or damage are in some instances mandatory, such as Newport are populated with over the rhode island travel ambassador 2001 of the suspended sentence attached will not be criminal acts but that violate the rhode island travel ambassador 2000 no contact order. From the rhode island travel ambassador 2000 a criminal case.

From Commodity to Customer

A. Fine Blog

Therefore, with a maturing base, does Facebook double down with their prisoner mentality and milk the platform for everything they can get while assuming the rest of us have no place to go, aka AOL circa 2000? I have been struggling with Facebook for a while now.

Social Objects: Sharing Devices of Object-Centered Sociality

Social Marketing and Social Change

There are no markets for messages, or to paraphrase the Introduction to the Institute of Medicine (2000, p.5-6) Promoting Health report, people in the health and social change communities have “messages” while the individuals they are targeting in communities have “lives.”

The Alden Keene Cause Marketing Stock Index Dramatically Outperforms Other Indices

Cause Related Marketing

I don’t have the beta ratios yet, but in the down years of 2000 and 2001, the Keene lost less money than the other indices in the comparison. There are stock indexes galore; the Dow, S&P 500, the NASDAQ Composite, the Wilshire 5000, the FTSE, and hundreds more. But how would an index of the stocks of companies that do a meaningful amount of cause marketing perform compared to those well-known indexes? Pretty well, as it turns out.

#interview: Simone Joyaux, Nonprofit Consultant, Author, and Columnist

Non Profit Marketing 360

I had no idea what they were, but I fell in love with the mission and in 2000, as a volunteer, I founded the Women’s Fund of Rhode Island , a social justice organization that fights for leveling the playing field for women and girls.

Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health

SocialButterfly

The report shared that as a Nation, we had met or were moving toward meeting, 71% of the disease prevention and health promotion objectives we set in 2000. October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but a number of articles came out last week focusing on social determinants of health.

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Reading Up On Social Determinants of Health

SocialButterfly

The report shared that as a Nation, we had met or were moving toward meeting, 71% of the disease prevention and health promotion objectives we set in 2000. October may be Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but a number of articles came out last week focusing on social determinants of health.

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The Art of Rebranding

Mission Paradox Blog

The late 90's and early 2000's were the Attitude Era. Want to learn one more arts marketing lesson from the WWE?  Then let's explore the idea of rebranding. Let's start by defining our terms. A brand is a promise.