The Season Ahead

The Agitator

And Agitators Down Under and elsewhere in Asia, Africa and South America are looking forward to either putting away or getting out their gear for the next season. For many Agitator readers summer’s over. Next week triggers the starting gun on the sprint to year-end.

On Giving Thanks

The Agitator

And, as for Agitators in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America we trust you’ll at least give thanks that the next two days will be Agitator-free.

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#INTERVIEW: Sean Triner, Co-Founder and Chief Evangelist of Pareto Fundraising

Non Profit Marketing 360

Interestingly, in Southeast Asia 90% of individual fundraising growth comes from monthly giving. That’s the single biggest driver of growth in Asia, Australia and Europe. Sean Triner is co-founder and “chief evangelist” of Pareto Fundraising , a direct marketing firm working in Australia , Hong Kong and New Zealand exclusively with nonprofit organizations. Sean is a frequent speaker and consultant at international fundraising events.

Want Better Payoffs From Your Donor Communication? Start Customizing It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Somya has over 12 years of experience in strategy, marketing, nonprofit management and engineering across America, Europe and Asia. Somya Qureshi. Last month we heard from Somya Qureshi from on the easiest place to get started with collecting data.

Nationality of the Internet

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Asia: 825 million internet users (42% of world total). Asia: 22% penetration with 622% growth over last decade. Take a look at the image below I found in the September 4th-10th edition of the Economist (p.g.

Your New Nonprofit Marketing Job? Take It Forward Tuesday

Getting Attention

Communications Manager , Central Asia Institute (Bozeman, MT). Please post your open nonprofit marketing positions here. Communications Manager , Grace Place for Children and Families (Naples, FL). Communications Manager , Out & Equal Workplace Advocates (San Francisco, CA). Communications Operations Manager , Public Policy Institute of California (San Francisco, CA). Communications Outreach & Media Associate , Rainforest Alliance (New York, NY).

How You Can Get More Money Through Direct Mail: Interview with Jules Brown of “Dear Joan”

Wild Woman Fundraising

I’ve written copy that’s run in the USA, the UK, Australia, Ireland, New Zealand the Middle East and South East Asia, and one thing shines through: no matter where you go, donors are much the same — people who care. Image Creative Commons "Money" by Stuart Dootson).

What is a QR code and why might it matter for nonprofit marketing?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

As the adoption of QR codes mushroomed, marketers quickly began to realize their potential not just in Asia but all over the world. This is a guest post from Blase Ciabaton. It’s better that he answer these questions!

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You are a foreign correspondent

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Once upon a time, I lived in Africa and Asia, and that’s where I had the hardest, best job I’ve ever had. Photo from the Guardian Weekly. This is classic Phnom Penh. I was a foreign correspondent filing several stories a day, nearly every day, about an entire country.

The Introduction to Social Marketing and Social Change

Social Marketing and Social Change

"Daniel Pink (2010) has said: 'When the profit motive gets unmoored from the purpose motive, bad things are likely to happen.' Social marketers use marketing to serve the purpose motive. The first reaction to the idea that marketing can be harnessed for good is often incredulity.

Sheroes You Should Know: Inspiring Stories for #WomensHistoryMonth


Originally from California, Harriet Chalmers Adams lived a life that saw her travel through South America, Asia, and the South Pacific. she·ro (pl. sheroes) : a woman regarded as a hero. Whether quietly spearheading some of the world's most groundbreaking scientific and medical research or not-so-quietly leading revolutions on the battlefield, our history is ripe with stories of ferocious, adventurous, enlightened, and persistent women.

9-11 and Kaizen

Cause Related Marketing

What’s the proper way to remember man-made disasters like 9/11 or natural disasters like the earthquakes in Turkey, China, or Japan, or the hurricane in Haiti, or the tsunami in Asia, all of which have taken place since 9/11? Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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The People Who Communicate Corporate Social Responsibility Can't Make a Business Case For It

Cause Related Marketing

The poll was part of a series from Ragan that regularly queries some 425+ corporate communicators in North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

The 10 Best mHealth Papers of 2012

Social Marketing and Social Change

The authors reviewed 44 articles; 16 (36%) reported evaluation data from mHealth interventions, mostly in Africa and Asia.

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4 laws of networks - and what they say about your best messenger

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

The other week, I was at a conference with Tim Love , CEO of Omnicom’s Asia Pacific/India/Middle East/Africa region. If there’s one thing that’s changed in marketing lately, it’s the relative importance of the messenger. Not so long ago, the world was dominated by broadcast marketing - also known as “spray and pray.”

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Cause Marketing in the Economic Downturn

Cause Related Marketing

Reporting from the World Marketing Summit

Social Marketing and Social Change

Though I never received an official count, I estimate there were upwards of 3,000 marketing experts and students representing a variety of countries in Asia, the Middle East and the West. The 1st World Marketing Summit held in Bangladesh this past week provided a platform for sharing ideas among representatives from corporate, government and development agencies about how marketing can create a better world.

I'm No Fan of This Cause Marketing Ad Campaign

Cause Related Marketing

The celebrity list is an accomplished and eclectic group, with an especially strong showing of Asians, which makes sense since better that half of the Mandarin’s hotels are in Asia.

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Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 7, 2011

Getting Attention

9) Senior Media and Content Officer , Asia Society , (New York, NY). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Coordinator , Global Footprint Network , (Oakland, CA).

Yuban Dark Roast

Cause Related Marketing

In their case, they were building children’s hospitals in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Certification Exhaustion A few years back a would-be client came to me with an interesting question: would people in the first world support cause-related marketing that served people in the Third World?In That sounds like a mountainous undertaking, but the fact is, you can build and equip a pretty darn good.

'Three Cups of Tea' Author and Nonprofit Founder Determined To Have Mismanaged Org After Year Long Investigation

Seeking Grant Money Today

Mortenson’s control of the Central Asia Institute (the nonprofit he founded) went largely unchallenged by its board of directors, which consisted of himself and two people loyal to him," and "When an employee would question his practices, Mortenson either resisted or ignored the person, the report found." This week, headlines have risen declaring that Greg Mortenson was found to have mis-manged his nonprofit organization, after a year long investigation, and must repay it $1 million.

Cops And Fundraisers

The Agitator

Canada, Europe or Asia — DonorTrends offers a FREE Master File Audit & Action Plan, a custom audit of your full donor file t o show you how donor scores can improve fundraising results while saving you time, money, and frustration. Last week CBS News aired a piece on “Predictive Policing” that offers an important analogy to our world of fundraising.

Friday Futures – Nonprofit Marketing Jobs – October 21, 2011

Getting Attention

9) Senior Media and Content Officer , Asia Society , (New York, NY). Please post your nonprofit marketing position here — FT or PT staff, consulting or internship opportunities. NEW OPPORTUNITIES. 1) Communications Director and Web Specialist , Green For All , (Oakland, CA).

The Best of Social Marketing in 2014

Social Marketing and Social Change

Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition ; 23 (Suppl):S4-S11. Keeping up with the evolution of social marketing research and practice can be a tough problem. To help you out, this is my fourth annual review of papers that document in the peer-reviewed literature how the field is developing (here are the links to the 2011 , 2012 , and 2013 selections).

The Feeding Ground for Social Marketers


Recently launched, it is free to join, open to all, and brings together social marketing minds from across the world–from the UK, to Australia, to Asia and other areas. You may have noticed a new badge (below and down on the right column). This isn’t your average badge…this is a badge that is an outward sign of the growing social marketing movement, and I invite you to join.

A Honey of a Indiegogo Campaign

Cause Related Marketing

Honey badgers, whose habitat is found in Africa, India and Southeast Asia, sport a wide skunk-like stripe, are more fearless than badgers, but are most closely related to weasels.

Asymmetry in Pink Ribbon Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

For instance, Shiseido, certainly Asia’s oldest and best-known cosmetic brand and the cause called Cancer and Careers, which I had to look up. Not every cause marketing campaign features the likes of the YMCA and Coke*.

Data Driven Fundraising

A Small Change

This is true especially in America where high production costs force corporations to build efficiently or build in Asia. I am considering bringing a guest expert on as a regular basis please email me any feedback or thoughts on today’s author. The next couple posts are by Tim Troutman from Charlotte Rescue Mission, and he is an individual passionate about donor data. Figures can lie and liars can figure.”

The Growing Asian American Market, a Likely Target for Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

It’s peach season where I live and so with peach juice running down my face my mind naturally turns to China and Asia and the fastest growing ethnic group in the United States.

Reverse sexism in fundraising is not a thing, sorry

Wild Woman Fundraising

And I’d convince the leaders of Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Central and South America to invade and colonise Europe, right? Recently AFP put out an article on international women’s day, which said, “ Where are all of the men ?”

The power of storytelling is in all of us


Our team at Donordigital is buzzing about this wonderful video and discussion guide on storytelling published by Lean In , a global community committed to offering women the encouragement and support for their ambitions.

Cool Cause Marketing Effort, Wrong Season

Cause Related Marketing

Schoolchildren in Asia are less likely to suffer from summer learning loss because their school years are notably longer. Project Potential from Kraft''s ready-to-eat meal brand Lunchables sounds like a wondrous effort. In an ad that ran in the May 2010 Glamour magazine and is now archived in the Alden Keene Cause Marketing Database, a cute little girl is said to be leaping from princesshood to… maybe… the presidency thanks to Project Potential. And what is Project Potential?

#SocialNetworks: Facebook Faces Backlash As Public Offering Nears

Non Profit Marketing 360

And the company’s biggest growth is now in places like Asia and Latin America, where there might actually be people who have not yet heard of Facebook.”

What MBA Programs Don’t Teach You

A. Fine Blog

This is true of markets in Europe and Asia, as well as emerging entities like India, China and Brazil. This is a guest post written by Katherine Manning on a topic I’ve been thinking and writing about for a while; the inability and unwillingness of graduate schools to prepare students to lead in a networked world.

Grants for International Nonprofits Fighting for Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Bi Sexual, Etc. Human Rights

Seeking Grant Money Today

Eligible organizations and projects must be based in Africa, Asia/the Pacific, Eastern Europe/Commonwealth of Independent States, Latin America/the Caribbean, or the Middle East. From The Foundation Center. Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice Accepting Applications for International Fund for Sexual Minorities Deadline:February 2, 2009 Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice ( [link] ) works for social, racial, and economic justice in the U.S. and abroad.

From The Wall Street Journal: "Bill Gates: My Plan To Fix the World's Biggest Problems"

Seeking Grant Money Today

The Gates Foundation has been criticized in recent years for both their overseas seed distribution to impoverished farmers programs (in both parts of Africa and southeast Asia) and also in their education programs, here at home, in the United States (and by this blog's author on both fronts), to name two. The first attempt to "monetize" food production took place a generation ago in Southeast Asia and India.

Crowdfunding – a Web 2.0 twist on what community fundraisers have always done?

Giving in a Digital World

But I’d be really interested to hear from anyone who knows of any from further afield – especially Latin America or Asia Pacific regions?

Crowdfunding – a Web 2.0 twist on what community fundraisers have always done?

Giving in a Digital World

But I’d be really interested to hear from anyone who knows of any from further afield – especially Latin America or Asia Pacific regions?

Grants for International Programs that Promote United Nations Convention on Rights of Persons with Disabilities

Seeking Grant Money Today

The second cycle of the fund's 2010 Moving Rights Forward grant program is directed at DPOs in the following countries and regions: Ghana and Uganda, Africa; Bangladesh, Asia; Ecuador, Nicaragua, and Peru, Latin America; and Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu, Pacific Region. From The Foundation Center. [If

#Tech: Apple’s Reputation Gets Pulped – Deservedly So?

Non Profit Marketing 360

Perhaps the crushing concern for Apple is that it has raised the standards (vaguely) for its western consumers about these issues, while trying to soft pedal the details of what goes into the production of millions of mobile devices in Asia. Tweets often move faster than facts. True, the Apple web store was down for a bit yesterday, but when it came back up, no new iPad or iPhone 5.