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The Heroes and Villains of the Give Local America Story #GiveDayLessons

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We’ve heard some great episodic stories about what happened last week with Give Local America Day. ” across America?

One Lesson from the #iGiveLocal “Give Local America” Fiasco

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Yesterday, May 3, was Give Local America Day. Kimbia is going to have hell to pay on this one, but I’ll leave the skewering to others.

Made in America Cause Marketing

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Liberty Bottleworks fabricates rugged water bottles in brand-new factory in Yakima, Washington of recycled aluminum and using America-made machinery.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

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Not to be snarky, but there are so many food shows what makes Deep Fried America different and a must watch. Jay Ducote, Deep Fried America : .

Corporate Support for National Parks: America's Best Idea

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Companies want access and engagement with park visitors, not billboard impressions. Companies donate less than.80 An elbow poked my ribs.

INTERVIEW: Lisa Taylor of Challenge Factory Talks Your Career Transition

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Our demographic piece is important to us as a company. Fire the Assholes, and the company culture will change. Why did I interview her?

Innovative Cause Marketing 'Inventory'

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That said, signing the structural steel that goes into buildings has a long history in America. cause marketing statistics Cause Marketing Forum cause marketing conference cause marketing campaigns Cause Marketing Jobs cause marketing examples cause marketing companies cause marketing But that doesn’t mean you don’t have inventory.

Using BOGO Cause Marketing to Sell Razor's

Cause Related Marketing isn’t the first direct-to-consumer shaving company. Dollar Shave Company with its profane-a** commercials was into the space well before Harry's. No wonder Dollar Shave Company goes blue with its branding and advertising. As I’ve often mentioned in this space , veteran’s charities poll very high in America right now.

Can Cause Marketing Start a Cultural Meme?

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Finally, it seems to me that this is more of persuasion problem than a marketing problem; a question of making a meme in parts of America a behavior in the Kenai. Catch and release is common among sport fisherman going after trout in the U.S. Most, but not all, fish survive the ordeal. I’ll bet he hasn’t tasted trout in 20 years.

The Moral Authority of the IRS Has Been Diminished

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Of necessity, the IRS must be non-partisan in its enforcement of America’s tax laws. Cause Marketing Forum cause marketing campaigns Cause Marketing Jobs cause marketing examples cause marketing companies cause marketing Years ago I read a book by a man who had been the public defender in the bad old days of Soviet Russia. State.

One of 2016's top 25 Fundraising Experts

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I'm honored to find myself on the list of America's Top 25 Fundraising Experts. Specials

Repeat After Me, Cause Marketing is Co-Branding

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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.

Girl Scouts of America Subtly Changes its Logo

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The photo illustration comes from Fast Company magazine).I Tags: Fast Company Nonprofit Logos Girls Scouts of the USA


A Company and Cause Grow Through Cause Marketing

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In it I profile how a fast-growing company and a innovative charity connected five years ago in a way that has greatly benefited both parties.

Cause Marketing and Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For List

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By my reckoning six of the BCCCC CSR List made the top ten and 33 of the 50 companies listed did at least some cause marketing.

#ENVIRO: CBS/EcoMedia Partnership Expands To Bring Advertising To Green Nonprofits

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According to the EcoMedia mission statement , “We’ve developed partnerships with cities across America, all of which have environmental projects in need of funding. ” ? The branding ? the EcoMedia Leaf ? EcoAd is not a certification program nor is the EcoAd logo a seal of approval from CBS/EcoMedia.

I Have a Bone to Pick With Panera Bread Company

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This is awkward, but I have a bone to pick with Panera Bread Company, which along with its franchisees, operates 1,652 bakery-cafes under three different names. The company has a menu full of organic ingredients, including antibiotic-free chicken. Panera is a company that truly walks its talk. So what’s my criticism?

#Philanthropy: Get Involved With Some Of The Biggest Corporate Donors

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The general guidelines are here , and include ways to contact the company about developing partnerships with nonprofits. PAF).&#

Gamifying Cause Marketing

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Such an approach could be used within companies as well. Imagine, then, that as you pass levels in the chef’s game that a donation is triggered for Feeding America, one the company’s favored causes. Zynga and its suite of games have done meaningful cause marketing, notably for disaster relief in Haiti and Japan.

5 Super Useful Digital Advocacy Tools & Resources for Nonprofits

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These two companies help nonprofits mobilize grassroots advocates by providing petition and pledge services to nonprofits. Twibbon. Thunderclap.

Back Door the National by Cause Marketing With the Affiliate

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In fact, Maytag, a division of Whirlpool, pays the Boys and Girls Clubs of America… the national organization… $1.5 I like it.

Kroger’s Giving Hope a Hand Campaign is Gaining Momentum

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Kraft, of course, also does a prominent cause marketing effort on behalf of Feeding America). Ziploc also participates in Boxtops for Education!

Straight Talk on the Give Local Crash from a Nonprofit Tech CEO #GiveDayLessons

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Jay Love, CEO of Bloomerang , took me up on the offer with today’s post. Jay Love. Catastrophes Can and Will Happen. Protect Yourself. Jay B.

Ep189: Dunkin' Rebrands Foundation to Bring More "Joy In Childhood"

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Dunkin's partnership with Feeding America and their effectiveness working with brands like Dunkin'. Is the rebranding more than a name change?

10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016 [SLIDESHARE]

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But this is just one part of Arby's transformation into a PurposeFULL company. What’s a goat have to do with a storage company?” “I’ve

Forget Corporate Giving, Focus On Individuals

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Three times a year, Curt and I teach 25 to 35 nonprofits of all sizes how to raise money from companies. … Keep reading.

WE WON!… thanks to you!


I know… I am always telling my clients to stop bragging about themselves. It’s about the donors. They make you great. But stay with me.

How a Small Nonprofit President Got a Big Spot in The New York Times’ Room for Debate

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It’s more difficult than ever for nonprofits to get media coverage. were never even seen by many of their intended recipients.

Cause Marketing Miscellanea

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The charity partner is Oxfam America. The campaign was activated via the company’s online promotional efforts. On Friday, Nov.

Earth Day has a Messaging Problem

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America made great strides against litter. America is better off environmentally than it was on that first Earth Day 41 years ago.

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Pioneers Needed.

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In 1856 two companies of handcarts with about 1,000 people total left too late in the season from Iowa. An early snowstorm struck the companies on the plains in Wyoming and almost 20 percent died from starvation or exposure. Today my adopted state of Utah celebrates Pioneer Day. A few hundred served a stint in the US Army.

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‘Employee Engagement’ is My New Cause Marketing Buzzword

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This week, Los Angeles based Causecast announced its new Employee Impact Platform , which helps companies promote and manage workforce volunteering.

Press Release 101: Why You Need a Good ‘Nut Graph’

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Your nonprofit faces long odds whenever it sends a press release to a reporter or editor. But how do you find that context? ” What is the impact?

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Ep162: CITGO Fuels Tomorrow's Scientists with STEM Teaching Workshops

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On the show, Megan, Steve and I discuss: Steve Spangler, America's Science Teacher. for them and their students. How other businesses (e.g.

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Nonprofits Should Play Offense, Not Defense, to Improve Reputation

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When being criticized, do you get defensive and go on the attack? Kristina. Guest Post by Peter Panepento of Panepento Strategies. Peter Panepento.

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Telling Your Nonprofit’s Financial Story

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Peter Panepento. In this month’s post Peter Panepento tells you how to be prepared when your nonprofit’s salaries make the news. Kristina.

Forget the Media Kit, Create a Toolkit

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Peter Panepento. Kristina. Guest Post by Peter Panepento of Panepento Strategies. So how do you activate this network? Guest Bloggers Media Relations

Cast Your Vote For Cause Marketing at Regal Cinemas

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to Boys and Girls Club of America. American Express Regal Straw Vote Boys and Girls Club of America Regal Cinemas St. donation to St.

Why failing to focus on major and planned gifts can be so dangerous


Additionally, the 2011 Bank of America Study of High Net Worth Philanthropy found that just 3% of U.S. Bequests too? LIKE THIS POST?

How Ryan Gosling Thanked a Major Donor

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Kimberly McCleary, President and CEO of The CFIDS Association of America. Ryan Gosling: Actor and Nonprofit Communicator? Thanks, Kim. Great!