Foursquare Cause Marketing with Billboards

Cause Related Marketing

Instead, there are four donated billboards spread across the Bay Area Rapid Transit system. When you checked in at a billboard. Tags: New York Times Foursquare Earthjustice Billboards BART

How To Measure Media Cost & Results When Promoting Your Nonprofit (TV, Newspaper, Billboards, Branding Products, etc.)

NonProfit Branding

The Research: Many media – billboards, TV, newspapers, skywriters, etc – can promote your brand. Each has different impacts. And different costs. Here’s a look at the research that compares expense and results. This is information you will want to keep for reference.) The Key Yardstick: Of three basic metrics, number of impressions is the [.].

Advertising your nonprofit is not wasting money

Wild Woman Fundraising

Have people ever looked at you sideways because you wanted to advertise in 4 newspapers, on the buses, on a billboard, on the subway, in a street banner, and on the radio and tv too?

Mission Minded Wins PEAK Award from CO American Marketing Association

Mission Minded

Nonprofit Design advertising American Marketing Association award billboard campaign Denver Art Museum design Marvelous Mud nonprofit advertising outdoor PEAK WinMission Minded’s work on behalf of Denver Art Museum won a Colorado American Marketing Association PEAK award in the integrated marketing campaign category last night.

Mission Minded Wins PEAK Award from CO American Marketing Association

Mission Minded

Nonprofit Design advertising American Marketing Association award billboard campaign Denver Art Museum design Marvelous Mud nonprofit advertising outdoor PEAK WinMission Minded’s work on behalf of Denver Art Museum won a Colorado American Marketing Association PEAK award in the integrated marketing campaign category last night.

NONPROFIT BRANDING: The Inside Story of Car Talk’s Iconic Fuzzy Dice

NonProfit Branding

Wait for the final comment under the Doubleshots billboard. Retrieved from a corner of our warehouse, these little monsters would fetch thousands on eBay. This the inside story of a crappy but iconic branding item which hung in tens of thousands of cars 20 years ago. It’s true – Since a Carl Kasell Bobblehead sold [.].

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NONPROFIT BRANDING: Cost, Impact and Use of Logo T-Shirts

NonProfit Branding

As long as it is of appropriate quality and carries an attractive imprint, a shirt with your logo is a walking billboard for your nonprofit. Here are the questions to ask yourself about logo shirts: Do T-shirts make economic sense … Continue reading → ACTION: Interacting with Products & Vendors BUYING: Production & Imprinting Info CONTEXT: Tricks, Tips & Taboos IMPLEMENTATION: Using Branding Products Effectively

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How the Super Bowl Inspired Nonprofit Marketing in Atlanta

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

They put up a cute cover photo of babies with #RiseUp (that I think is also on a billboard) and a bunch of other posts and pictures. I know all of this because they have Rise Up billboards around town, commercials, and bunches of local news coverage.

3 Steps to Great Nonprofit Messages (Case Study)

Getting Attention

2) A recognizable visual : The mirroring of Facebook’s branding quickens the path to “aha” and enlivens the billboard, with a smile.

Your Ideas, Examples, and Problems with Awareness Raising Campaigns

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

In other words, billboards do not lead directly to fundraising results; there are still quite a few dots to connect in between.). Next month we’ll be hosting the Nonprofit Blog Carnival, and our theme is Raising Awareness.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Cindy Schrauben

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

My priorities are designing five different billboards for our 60 Mentors in 60 Days recruitment campaign and begin to create/update marketing materials for several upcoming events. At this point, I realize that it’s 4:20 and I haven’t touched the billboard designs.

How Nonprofits Can Get More Social Media Engagement in 2018

J Campbell Social Marketing

You cannot continue to use social media like a billboard or a one-way advertising platform. Nonprofits small and large dived into social media last year, and some found huge success – but many did not get the results that they expected.

Facebook Ads – Are They Right For Your Nonprofit?

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Unlike traditional newspaper ads or billboards, there is no set price for a Facebook Ad. Much has been written recently about the changes in Facebook’s algorithm and its pay-to-play philosophy.

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When Sponsor Promotion Consumes Your Communications Channels

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

What should be engaging, community- and cause-centered content turns into a Times Square billboard, right in your email box and newsfeeds. Here’s a conundrum that’s come up in multiple conversations lately.

What do they know that you don’t? The most advanced form of marketing

Wild Woman Fundraising

Recently I read a book called “Learn to See” and today I would like to share with you some ways that you can learn to see the billboards and marketing around you. You can see this con going on in college billboards.

Embrace Change

Fundraising Breakthroughs

This billboard at San Francisco airport nearly made me miss my plane home. I'm not certain, but I don't think we should adopt it as the ChangeMatters company tagline

6 Reasons Your Nonprofit May Not Be Ready For Social Media

J Campbell Social Marketing

Social media is a great place to disseminate information, but Facebook is not a billboard and Twitter is not a newspaper ad.

Starting Over #3: Do You Really Know Your Donors?

The Agitator

The billboard in Boston’s Logan Airport caught my eye and got me thinking: “Can you design an experience your customers really want to have?” Modified for Nonprofit Land the question became: How many nonprofits can truly claim to know their donors well enough that they can deliver experiences their donors really want to have? Not many. In fact, I suspect there are very, very few indeed. Why do our donors give?

3 Steps to Funding Nonprofit Marketing

Getting Attention

Billboard campaigns. Guest blogger, Julie Brown, is the program director at the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation. Julie is intrigued by storytelling, and the opportunity it offers to inspire donors and volunteers to act. We’ve all seen them: social media pages or websites for grassroots nonprofit agencies that appear to have been designed by a student or a well-intentioned volunteer.

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Main Ingredients to a Nonprofit Digital Campaign

EveryAction

As Cindy outlines during the webinar, a strategically-located billboard provided the exposure that the #NotJustTuna campaign needed to aptly and powerfully deliver its message.

Cell Phone Fundraising

Cause Related Marketing

There you are walking down Lake Shore Drive past the rising Chicago Spire building eating a Chicago Red Hot, when you’re struck by a billboard with a message from, say, MercyCorps, asking for help providing relief to the cyclone-battered people in Myanmar’s Irrawaddy delta.

Why people WON’T give you money

iMarketSmart

You can find examples of communications that depress giving almost everywhere, in your mailbox, your email, in magazines, billboards, just all over the place. Today, instead of talking about what makes people give, let’s take a look at what thwarts giving. There are 8 major things some fundraisers do that impede fundraising success. The funny thing about these points is that they are the same reasons why people fail to make friends and build enduring relationships. Being narcissistic.

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#Tech: QR Codes, Smart Phones, And Prunes Come Together In South Korean Subway

Non Profit Marketing 360

Do you think you would buy foodstuffs from a billboard with your smart phone? The BBC and PRI’s The World offered a story on the ‘virtual grocery stores’ that are starting to pop up on the walls of some of Seoul’s subway stations.

#Tech: QR Codes, Smart Phones, And Prunes Come Together In South Korean Subway

Non Profit Marketing 360

Do you think you would buy foodstuffs from a billboard with your smart phone? The BBC and PRI’s The World offered a story on the ‘virtual grocery stores’ that are starting to pop up on the walls of some of Seoul’s subway stations.

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

Non Profit Marketing 360

When companies advertise with us, dollars go directly into these projects, thereby turning traditional television commercials, radio spots, online advertising, and outdoor billboards into EcoAds.” The alliance between CBS/EcoMedia began just last year in an effort to bring advertising dollars directly to nonprofits, and the success of the program is beyond doubt as five more nationally recognized environmental nonprofits have recently joined the ranks.

Your Audience Isn’t Everyone

Ann Green

Putting up a billboard on a highway or ad on a subway train won’t get you a lot of new supporters. The board chair at a place where I used to work would often say, “We need more people to know about us.” Does that sound familiar?

Funniest Nonprofit Direct Mail: Photoshop Disasters!

Wild Woman Fundraising

You see these images in the grocery store, in the movies, on packages, on billboards, everywhere. Want an example of a funny appeal letter? Here’s one I wrote awhile ago. ——————————————-. Dear Friend, .

10 New Year’s Resolutions for Nonprofit Social Media Managers

J Campbell Social Marketing

You cannot Don Draper yourself to success by yelling at strangers via billboards, purchased email lists, random mailings, and the like – it doesn’t work. This was certainly an interesting year to be a nonprofit social media manager.

101 Secrets to Great Volunteer Recruitment—Part One

Getting Attention

Most nonprofits can’t afford billboards or TV ads to advertise volunteer needs. Guest bloggerRobert J. Rosenthal (@volmatchRobert) is VP of Communications & Marketing at VolunteerMatch, the Web’s largest network for volunteer engagement.

Face-to-Face Fundraising Tips

The Agitator

In this example, Amnesty canvassers in a Stockholm plaza collected petition signatures on an iPad, which immediately transferred and displayed them on a digital billboard overlooking the plaza. Unlike Roger, who sings its praises, I confess to no personal experience with face-to-face fundraising … other than as a consumer.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

So if a PSA, article, billboard or internet ad helped change the way you look at austim or led you to get more information, please share your story at stories@humaninterestfilms.com. Another Friday, another round of Mixed Links… Volunteering.

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Smart Cause Marketing from a Leading MMA Company

Cause Related Marketing

A billboard campaign. Torque MMA , a supplier of apparel and mats to the mixed martial arts community, has developed a three-part cause marketing promotion that may be exactly what the doctor ordered for cause marketers everywhere.

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Park and Read Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The usual rule of thumb for billboard is that they have no more than 8-10 words and fewer than 4 lines of text. You see such signs all the time, although the one below probably has a subject matter you’ve never before seen on a billboard.

How free media can make you stupid

Donor Power Blog

As part of their Give One Get One campaign last fall, OLPC was the happy recipient of as much as $15 million worth of donated media, including TV, print, and billboards. Exhibit A: Billboards for OLPC's Give One Get One campaign. I don't know who designed this billboard.

Happy New Year, Cause Marketing! Love, SCVNGR

Selfish Giving

Such challenges include “2010 was…” and players are asked to describe their year, “Spot the Eagle,” which asks them to snap a picture with the eagle on the Times Square billboard and “What’s your resolution,” which asks for 2011 resolutions.

Using 'Counters' to Your Advantage in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Hospital emergency rooms in my market and across the country are currently running wait time counters on billboards. The National Debt Clock on Sixth Avenue in Manhattan continuously updates, highlighting the amount of debt the American people are encumbered with.

A Nonprofit’s Gift Bag Survives the “Travel Worthy” Test

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As a “billboard” for your event, it’s a place to showcase sponsors. A guest post by Claire Meyerhoff, our resident media expert and event producer extraordinaire. The “Goody Bag” is a nonprofit event staple, but once you’ve extracted and enjoyed the goodies, do you even notice the bag?

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Some Great Ideas & Inspiration from Marketers & Fundraisers at NTC -- Wish You Were Here!

Getting Attention

Even better, they had the budget to blanket selected geographies with billboard advertising inviting storytellers to participate. I had the pleasure of co-hosting a meet-up for nonprofit marketers & fundraisers here at NTC (NTEN's mind-blowing annual conference) yesterday afternoon, along with nonprofit marketing guide Kivi Leroux Miller. Running in the room 5 minutes before blastoff I was thrilled to see over 100 folks raring to go.

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What to Do With Pesky Leftover Cause Marketing Inventory

Cause Related Marketing

A billboard. Not all cause-branded merchandise sells. So what do you do with the leftover inventory? The Tuesday Morning store in my neighborhood almost always has pink-ribboned kitchen implements from Kitchen Aid that once benefited Susan G.

The Great Outdoors is a Great Place for Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

They talked a lot about logos and billboards and even warned that wooing money from companies may send consumers the wrong message that their support isn’t needed.

52 Ways to Fundraise

Wild Woman Fundraising

Get a billboard donated to your nonprofit and ask for donations there. Here are 52 ways to fundraise, one for each week of the year! Of these, which ones do you think yield the most money? Which ones, the least? If you have any to add, please leave a comment! Quarterly Appeal letter. Grants. Your Annual Report. Sell Fruit. Old-time photograph booth for your museum. Gala/Dinner. Sell t-shirts. Do a Twitter push for donations. Collaborating on grants with another nonprofit. E-newsletter.

Want more attention for your cause? How can you create a popular blog?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Billboards? Have you ever wanted to get more attention for your cause? Are you wondering how to get more attention without spending more money?

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #3 Augmented Reality

Giving in a Digital World

last month and it caught my eye, not just because it was described as “The world’s first augmented reality 3D boob billboards” but because it was one of the first examples I’ve seen of a charity making use of Augmented Reality in any shape or form. I came across this fun awareness campaign by youth breast cancer charity CoppaFeel!