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Want to stay more private online?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Since the US energy grid plans were just hacked by the People’s Liberation Army of China, we have to remind ourselves that our online privacy is becoming more and more important.

Did slaves make your bra? Want a fabulous interactive graph to help you decide what to buy?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Does it say China? Conflict Fundraising corruption All-US Made american-made anti-slavery child forced labor child labor child slavery china coffee slavery Decent Exposures did slaves make your bra?

Sleeping Fundraising Giant Awakens

The Agitator

That was Ken Burnett’s assignment at the First China Fundraising Conference in Beijing last month. Read Ken’s full and personal account of his expedition to China here. What advice would you give to Chinese fundraisers intent converting the world’s largest middle class into donors?

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Guilt doesn’t inspire Americans to go green

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

By contrast, consumers in emerging economies like India, China and Brazil “report feeling the most guilty about their environmental impact and yet have the least confidence that their individual actions can help the environment,” notes MediaPost.

Ask Without Fear!® now in Chinese

Fundraising Coach

Thanks to the tranlators at Shantz Language Services , people raising support in China and in Chinese speaking populations around the world will be able to read Ask Without Fear! We are thrilled to announce that Ask Without Fear!® is now available in Chinese!

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Multi-Cultural and Cross-Cultural Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

In that effort, called Edelman’s Goodpurpose Study 2010, Brazil, China and India followed closely behind Mexico. Results released yesterday from the ‘ Dynamics of Cause Engagement ’ study show that Hispanics and African Americans in the United States are more likely than Caucasians to support causes online than offline, more likely to feel social sites networking help causes raise visibility, and more likely to feel that they personally can help causes through online social networks.

Happy New Year!

The Agitator

Agitators in Australia and New Zealand, China, India and Thailand (most of the planet) are already into the New Year, while those in Europe, the U.K.

Cause Talk Radio Ep52: #CMF13: Where Companies and Causes Meet for Good

Selfish Giving

Finally, David talks about his recent cause marketing speaking trip to China, for which he kept a wonderful travel blog. On today’s show, Megan and I talk to David Hessekiel , Founder and President of Cause Marketing Forum.

Global Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

GoodPurpose surveyed public opinion of 8,000 people in 16 countries: Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Netherlands, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, & the United States. But Edelman did reveal that it is the Rapid Growth Economies (RGE) of Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, and United Arab Emirates that are the most responsive to brands that cause market.

Do you have any thought-terminating clichés? Are you sure?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Coined in a book called “Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism,&# a book written in 1956 about brainwashing in China, A thought-terminating cliché is a commonly used phrase, sometimes passing as folk wisdom, used to quell cognitive dissonance. So thought-terminating clichés, what are they?

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You Can Save the Corporations

Wild Woman Fundraising

The survey , conducted by Weber Shandwick and KRC Research, spans four countries (China, Brazil, U.S., Are you looking for sponsorship for that next event? How altruistic of you! You could be SAVING THE COMPANY. YOU COULD BE SAVING THEIR BRAND. Seriously. You have no idea. Consumers are much more savvy these days. They don’t want to give their money to big corporate conglomerates that hurt the earth. They want to give their money to businesses that make a difference.

Do you want to know who REALLY has cause fatigue?

Wild Woman Fundraising

It’s happening in China. What’s up? Do you ever feel like a cog in a wheel? Push fundraiser, money comes out? Recently, Seth Godin wrote on his blog, “The factory-mindset encourages every worker to protect his time and his effort.

At Last! Global Fundraising Supersized

The Agitator

In the UK, $80,000 … in India, $47,000 … and China $31,800. Three weeks ago, we reported that Bernard Ross and his UK Management Centre were launching the Big Mac™ Philanthropy Index. The purpose of this new Index?

Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC


And even though Bao Bao is now back in China , her brother and parents (also Giant Pandas) are still the Zoo's main attraction here in DC. We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end! The Dabney.

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The Best Cause Marketing of 2010

Cause Related Marketing

We’ve all heard by now that if Facebook were a country it would the third largest in population behind only China and India. The year 2010 was a memorable year for cause marketing. What follows are, in my judgment, the 10 best cause marketing campaigns of the year.

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Get Off Your Butt Or Get Out

The Agitator

Not to mention all the deaths and dashed hopes in China, India, and the inner cities and rural hellholes of the U.S. I only wish I could stop crying as I write this, my last post of the year. 28 dead from the Newtown shootings in Connecticut. Lives that will never progress, will never be part of our shared future. All a result of an unspeakable tragedy. Lives snuffed out by a lack of political will and guts.

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Almost as Good as Cash

Selfish Giving

When AWB wanted to sell its own cause telescope , Celestron sourced the components for the scope from China. Today over at the Razoo blog I’m writing on product donations. How to get them and alternative ideas if you don’t.

Are You a Badass or a Buddha?

Marketing for Nonprofits

But I don't want to be a bull in a china shop either. I've been doing a lot of reading on leadership - emotional intelligence, IQ, work experience, personality, etc. What matters most? How do you become a better leader? How do you mentor others? How do you soften your edges?

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2015 Digital Fundraising To Do List #3 Allocate Budget For Paid Social Media

Giving in a Digital World

Despite repeated rumours of its demise, Facebook remains the most popular social network world-wide (outside China) and older consumers are becoming increasingly active users – which is handy, as they’re the consumers most likely to be donating to charity too.

Managing Your Brand & Personal Social Media "Friends"

Diva Marketing Blog

Some like a bull in a china shop. For the most part, social networks and social media were never really intended for business communications. Expect for LinkedIn of course. Think about it. Facebook, Twitter and even Google+ began life helping people connect to family and friends.

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Big Mac® Fundraising

The Agitator

in US$ … in the UK the US dollar equivalent = $4.25 … Sweden = $7.62 … Russia $2.43 … China $2.57 … in the Euro Zone $4.88, and in Switzerland $7.12.

Exciting Time To Be A Fundraiser

The Agitator

There is a shift in wealth taking place in the world toward developing nations and the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and China) countries, and that means nonprofits need to rethink how they raise money and “go where the donors are.” I had already posted yesterday’s piece on the importance of thinking bigger and better when I received Marc Chardon’s view of the “Key Non Profit Sector Trends in 2013.”. Marc is the CEO of Blackbaud. His views are important.

11 Consumer Trends to Watch - Kindness, Generation G and Eco-Superior

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

MADE FOR CHINA (IF NOT BRIC). Brands and wealthy individuals from emerging markets (yes, especially China) will increasingly be expected to give, donate, care and sympathize versus just sell and take. Trendwatching’s list of crucial consumer trends to watch in 2011 is out, and it’s well worth a read.

Banking on Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

It sounds a little like the bank promotions of yesteryear when a new account might bring you a toaster, a set of china, even a firearm ! Open an account with ableBanking and the Internet-based bank will make a $25 donation to the cause of your choice.

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Three Reports To Note

The Agitator

And surging China: the value of merchandise sold by Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba topped the total sold by Amazon and eBay combined at the end of 2012. A few reports have accumulated on my desktop that I’d like to pass along for weekend browsing.

Don't Spend Too Much Time on Small Problems

Marketing for Nonprofits

There are children starving in China! My friend, Margot and I were chatting this weekend. Like most women, we covered relationships and parenting in a few minutes. Then the conversation turned to work. As I listened to Margot recount a political episode with her boss in Denver, something caught my ear. You know. I'm tired of spending so much time on small problems." Listening to NPR tonight, I was moved by stories of single mothers in Redding, PA. Stay with me here.

Op Ed Writing: Countering Your Opponent’s Argument

Getting Attention

America has already allowed China and Europe to get ahead of us in creating wind and solar technologies. Margot Friedman, principal of Dupont Circle Communications, conducts trainings on writing and placing opinion editorials.

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Humble Cause Marketing Consultant Mocks Mighty Ketchum

Cause Related Marketing

a survey published in October by Ketchum, 1000 people… 200 each in the US, UK, Germany, Argentina and China… were asked what they’d do if they were CEO of global food company.Before. If you were the CEO of a food company, what would be your top priority for the company?Making

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.

Cause Marketing Research I'd Like to See

Cause Related Marketing

Among other findings, the fourth Edelman Good Purpose Consumer Study found that the emerging markets of Mexico, Brazil, China and India were most willing to buy a brand that supports a cause. Scarcely a week goes by that someone doesn’t release a study or survey about cause marketing. And yet there’s still some research I’d like to see.

Interview With American Marketing Association CEO Russ Klein

Diva Marketing Blog

Toby/Diva Marketing : Dennis Dunlap , immediate past AMA CEO, began an international expansion which involved China. There''s a new dude in town. Well in the world of the American Marketing Association.

10 Cause Marketers You Should Follow on Twitter (Plus 20 More)

Selfish Giving

Chris Noble talks about his other business in China. I love Twitter. There’s a certain magic to Twitter. So interesting. So fast. So current. So informative… So short, just 140 characters.

New Study: Older Donors Are Just as Likely to Give to Charities Online as Younger Donors


We were like bulls in a China shop. I can remember making the switch from FOR-PROFIT marketing to NONPROFIT marketing. We broke all the orthodoxies and conventions. And, our stuff worked! Still does! So someone asked me to speak at a local fundraising event. And, I did. But then it hit me.

Three Fundraising Lessons from a 365-Day Experiment

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

I also received a corroded metal Christmas tree ornament that was made in China.

The Presumption of Altruism

Cause Related Marketing

In 2008 when a powerful earthquake devastated Sichuan, China, the world responded. But not as much as did China’s many homegrown millionaires and billionaires. Out now is the thirtieth anniversary issue of the Forbes 400 , a listing of the wealthiest 400 Americans.

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. The prunus persica is Asian, a native to China that has long been a welcome addition to the American cornucopia.

Fish Where The Fish Are

The Agitator

Do you realize that if Facebook were a country it would be the third largest, behind only China and India? Guess what happens 110 billion times a month in the US? No, not that – not even close. One-hundred and ten billion text messages are sent per month. Wow, great”, you say, “ if only I were a teenager or a company marketing to teenagers that would be a relevant statistic.”. Not so fast. Consider this, 9 out of 10 Americans use a cellphone.

What do consumers around the world think of corporate social responsibility?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It highlights results from a survey of 10,000 consumers in 10 countries (United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, China, India and Japan). Today, my colleague Kate Olsen highlights findings from the 2011 Cone/Echo Global CR Opportunity Study.

Social Marketing: A Six Volume Series

Social Marketing and Social Change

Social Marketing Improved the Consumption of Iron-Fortified Soy Sauce among Women in China - Xinying Sun et al.

How to Help the Philippines After Typhoon Haiyan

Seeking Grant Money Today

To quote their site''s web page about the IFRC''s Haiyan assistance work, "The IFRC has released 500,000 Swiss francs (545,000 US dollars) from its Disaster Relief Emergency Fund to assist the humanitarian effort on the ground, as the typhoon is now leaving the Philippines and heading across the South China Sea towards Viet Nam." - See more at: [link] Red Cross is also already on the ground in the Philippines.