Why go to Amazon when you can get it here for free?

iMarketSmart

Then you’ll need to get it from Amazon (for $9.95). Oh, and if you want the 2015 version, that’s available here on Amazon. The post Why go to Amazon when you can get it here for free?

Amazon is giving away my book for free today

Fundraising Coach

Amazon is promoting my newest book Nonprofit Social Media: A beginner’s guide to building donor relationships from your desk. On Thursday, July 18, Amazon is giving the Kindle version away for free. ” hits #46 on Amazon’s nonprofit list.

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Your Nonprofit Is Competing With Amazon

The Agitator

Consider … every month, more people visit Amazon to make a purchase, browse for products or research a product (85%) than visit their families (40%). In fact, nearly 40% visit Amazon one to three times, and close to 30% visit Amazon more than seven times per month. 56% make a purchase on Amazon up to three times per month. When consumers do visit Amazon, they enjoy superb customer service. And that’s why Amazon is your competitor.

Amazon, I'm Calling You Out

Cause Related Marketing

In 2011, Amazon’s sales were $43.59 And how much did Amazon donate to charity? Amazon’s website reports that its “customers have contributed more than $35 million to global relief programs since 2001.” But Amazon’s piece of that is probably in-kind only.

Does Amazon's new "Smile" mean a windfall for your nonprofit's year-end fundraising?

Fundraising Coach

Now Amazon is offering AmazonSmile. Amazon made it easy to find and choose. So now, presumably, every eligible purchase I make on Amazon will result in helping more woman rescued from human trafficking heal and put their lives back together. I thought I was a heavy Amazon user.

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Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Drone

Selfish Giving

Gosh, I’ve been waiting to use that title since I read about Amazon’s new Prime Air drone service. In Tuesday’s Wall Street Journal Bret Stephens provided a roadmap of sorts for learning from the Amazon Experience that made Prime Air a reality.

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The Holy Trinity of Corporate Social Responsibility

Cause Related Marketing

Starbucks, along with Coke, Amazon, Fedex, Apple, Target, Ford, Nike, Southwest and Nordstrom are the April 2012 cover of Entrepreneur magazine as the “10 most trusted brands” today. But both have celebrated internal cultures, an important element of CSR Amazon is, I think, the exception that proves the rule. Target Fedex Nordstrom Starbucks Corporate Social Responsibility Coke Amazon Apple Nike

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Corporate Citizenship In a Time of Occupy Wall Street

Cause Related Marketing

Cause Marketing Googlegroup Fedex Kellogg's Occupy Wall Street business benefits of cause marketing UPS Amazon Campbell's Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship CSR.

Remember SPAT When Activating Your Cause Marketing via PR

Cause Related Marketing

The book… sold at a local café and on Amazon … generated $41,000 and now Evan and three other children will get epilepsy-detecting dogs. BOGO TOMS Shoes Public Relations People magazine Evan Moss Amazon Activation Buy One Give One Kardashian

Do You Have My Number?

Marketing for Nonprofits

The interesting thing is that I did not purchase them from Amazon. Now I know that even the most sophisticated and well-endowed nonprofits will never rival Amazon. NOTE: Amazon does not have the corner on customer-centric communications. Amazon.com has got my number.

21 Ways to Give Back Through Your Holiday Shopping

J Campbell Social Marketing

Amazon Smile. Doing some shopping on Amazon? Make sure to choose a charity to support via Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% Amazon Wish List. See if your favorite nonprofit has an Amazon wish list. photo credit: Rev.

Is your nonprofit workplace like George Orwell’s 1984?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Did you read the New York Times story about working at Amazon ? According to the New York Times, at Amazon individual performance is measured continuously, with come-and-go relationships between employers and employees. What’s the deal at Amazon?

I Just Got a Refund from Amazon

Marketing for Nonprofits

I have to admit, I still feel guilty ordering books from Amazon. Gosh, as if I wasn't feeling guilty enough, Amazon just sent me a REFUND.

Payless Gives Shoes 4 Kids; the Basic Black Pump of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Grab More Market Share BOGO Ross Shafer TOMS Shoes Best Buy Amazon Buy One Give One Zappos.com Circuit City ' Payless Shoe SourceThis holiday season Payless ShoeSource will donate $1.2

How to get great fundraising advice without reading an entire book

iMarketSmart

I often find myself ordering books from Amazon because I like the titles and I truly want to read the books. I love to sit down and read about marketing and fundraising. But, unfortunately, I don’t have enough time.

Occupy Sandy Uses Ingenuity To Bring Relief

Non Profit Marketing 360

The grassroots group solved one huge logistical problem – matching donated goods to households in need of them – by elevating Amazon’s Wedding Registry to a higher purpose. Occupy Sandy at Firehouse (Photo credit: SpecialKRB).

Want the best of Smartideas for free?

iMarketSmart

It’s available on Amazon for just $9.95 I love my staff!! They are so thoughtful! They figured that some of our thousands of blog subscribers might want a super-concise book of my best blog posts.

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New Facebook Features and Why They Matter

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Basic Use-Cases: You’re planning a kayak trip to a remote part of the Amazon River with your best friend (who lives abroad). As part of your trip planning you decide to meet at a precise GPS location hovering 100 feet above the Amazon River in Google Earth VR to plan out your course.

Where Marketing is Headed in 2012

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Get We Are All Weird by Seth Godin (Amazon link). Get Little Bets by Peter Sims (Amazon link). Get Newsjacking by David Meerman Scott (Amazon link). I’ll be sharing nonprofit marketing trends for 2012 next week when we release the 2012 Nonprofit Communications Trends report to those who have requested it , but what about those really big marketing trends that are going to influence our work for years to come?

KindleUnlimited offers a great marketing opportunity for your library!

Fundraising Coach

A few weeks ago, Amazon announced KindleUnlimited. Almost everyone knows Amazon. A quick Google search on "KindleUnlimited" shows thousands of posts about Amazon''s new service. You don''t have to bash Amazon or be negative.

#TECH: Sometimes A Security Breach Is Just A Phonecall Away

Non Profit Marketing 360

Amazon tech support gave them the ability to see a piece of information — a partial credit card number — that Apple used to release information. He linked his iCloud and Amazon accounts together, and his GMail to his Amazon account, and Twitter to GMail.

Creating an Abundance of Time

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s why this weekend I started re-reading Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less by Greg McKeown (Amazon). Time and money — we never seem to have enough of either in the nonprofit sector.

Simple Rules, Part II: How to Get Better #NpComm Work Done Faster

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Eisenhardt’s Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World (Amazon). Yesterday I introduced you to some of the concepts from Donald Sull’s and Kathleen M.

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A list of mobile apps that I use regularly

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Amazon: This app only become relevant to me when I purchased an Amazon “Prime” subscription. While the Canadian Amazon store has far less content than that of our southern neighbours, I still find it quite useful.

Simple Rules, Part I: How to Make Better and Faster #NpComm Decisions

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In their book, Simple Rules: How to Thrive in a Complex World (Amazon), Donald Sull and Kathleen M. Eisenhardt define simple rules as “shortcut strategies that save time and effort by focusing our attention and simplifying the way we process information.”

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Break the Rules! You’ll never look back

Getting Attention

Frantically searching Amazon to see how fast that gift for your mom can be delivered, your boss calling you at 4pm on Christmas Eve, all of your kids simultaneously catching the flu. Wake up, girls and boys! It’s time to change our ways.

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How to Bring Great Content Home Every Time

Getting Attention

#TECH: Google Now Designing Glasses And Giving Us A New ‘Play’ Service

Non Profit Marketing 360

The first, Google Play, will likely seem pretty familiar to anyone using a cloud-based media service like iCloud or Amazon Prime. Are these Google Glasses? The good people at Google have been busy releasing new aspects of their services that are meant to augment our muti-media experiences.

Finding Two Awesome Hours a Day

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

That’s the premise behind Two Awesome Hours: Science-Based Strategies to Harness Your Best Time and Get Your Most Important Work Done (Amazon).

#Tech: Halloween Weekend & Scary Stories Of Cloud Computing

Non Profit Marketing 360

Researchers in Germany recently found a number of security holes in Amazon’s Web Services (where addresses, credit cards, shopping patterns, hopes and dreams… are stored). Apple launched iCloud a couple of weeks back with much fanfare.

#Tech: Halloween Weekend & Scary Stories Of Cloud Computing

Non Profit Marketing 360

Researchers in Germany recently found a number of security holes in Amazon’s Web Services (where addresses, credit cards, shopping patterns, hopes and dreams… are stored). Apple launched iCloud a couple of weeks back with much fanfare.

I am a disruptor

iMarketSmart

And, Amazon is trying to reinvent shopping. I’m proud to be a disruptor. I’ve been this way all my life. I can’t help it. Therefore, I simply won’t apologize for my disruptive nature. Fortunately for me, I’m in good company. Disruption is happening all around us and nowadays disruptive innovators are being celebrated more than ever.

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If This Then That. When Google isn’t enough…

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

If Amazon’s Free Android App of the Day is posted then add a note to my Evernote account ,under my “Personal Notes”, and title it “Free Android Apps I should download” (Self explanatory and simply brilliant).

Nonprofit Annual Report on a Postcard

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

at Amazon). On Monday, I asked if you could boil down your annual report to just six words. We are getting some great examples: check them out in the post comments! But of course, I realize six words is probably not enough for most of you. What about a postcard?

The bots are coming! Are you ready?

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

general personal assistant bots such as Siri [Apple], Cortana [Microsoft], Echo [Amazon], Google Assistant [Google]). Last week we held our MARCOM Annual Conference (more on that in a future post) where I moderated a roundtable discussion on bots.

Building a Web Site: Easy as 1, 2 OR 3?

SocialButterfly

Amazon–Transactional. Amazon–though primarily transactional–encourages us to give reviews, rate its products, create gift lists and in essence, build community around the purchases we make.

The best way to predict the future is to invent it

iMarketSmart

More tracking of your supporters’ interests, wants, needs and desires (the way Amazon and Netflix do it); Less ignorance. I was tired of waiting. When I was just a donor, I was frustrated with the letters, newsletters, and emails I received from my beloved charities. They were insulting.

The New Nonprofit Management 101 Book

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s a big nonprofit world, and it can get a little overwhelming and intense, especially if you work in a small nonprofit.

My thoughts on Digital Marketing in 2010

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Tags: Insight List 2010 amazon kindle augmented reality barnes and noble buzzwords cepsm digital marketing e-reader guidelines htc touch iPhone live search Mike Kujawski nexus one palm pre policy predictions Social Media sony twitter Web 2.0

Why the End of the Recession Could Bring Hard Times to Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Over-stored Doba Amazon.