Holiday Suggestion: Praline Chocolate Chip Cookie

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It turned out so well, that I’m sharing it as our official Nonprofit Marketing Guide Christmas Cookie of 2014. There is nothing especially Christmas-sy about it however, so I’ll be making it year-round.

Using Bounceback Offers in Paper Icon Campaigns

Cause Related Marketing

Pancake Puppies, which usually sell for $2, almost cry out for a cup of coffee or hot chocolate to accompany them, so Denny’s is betting that when I redeem the coupon that I’ll buy at least that and, more likely, think of the Pancake Puppies as a kind of appetizer for a larger meal.

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Bust Out and Break the Rules

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Take this rule-breaking email I received from Make It Work just a few days before Christmas: That morning was a total nightmare. Time with friends and family, way too much hot chocolate, comfy sweaters, relaxing on the couch, relaxing on the couch IN comfy sweaters…you get my point. .

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Break the Rules! You’ll never look back

Getting Attention

Take this email I received from Make It Work (MIW) just a few days before Christmas. Time with friends and family, way too much hot chocolate, comfy sweaters, relaxing on the couch, relaxing on the couch IN comfy sweaters…you get my point. ?. Wake up, girls and boys!

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What is a Lollipop Fundraiser?

Fundraiser Ideas

You can even buy lollipops made of chocolate. . You’ll find shapes ranging from Christmas trees and jack-o’-lanterns—perfect for a holiday lollipop fundraiser—to footballs, lips, and more! . People of all ages love lollipops! This is what makes a lollipop fundraiser so successful. You may ask, though, what is a lollipop fundraiser?

A Three-Way Cause Marketing Tie-up Between Hasbro, Duracell and Toys for Tots

Cause Related Marketing

Betty Crocker brownie mix made with Hershey chocolate, or any of the Jack Daniels' dishes at TGI Fridays. Hasbro did a three-way co-brand in the Christmas season of 2009 as well.

How I came to Fundraising: Emily Lane, Development Associate, Major Gifts

Wild Woman Fundraising

Today I’m happy to share our second story from a Wild Woman Fundraising reader about how we came to fundraising. This one is from Emily Chalker Lane, who is a Development Associate in Major Gifts at Marie Selby Botanical Gardens in Florida.

Father's Day Ad Can't Save the Manatee

Cause Related Marketing

That’s why you see chocolate promotions in February near the time of Valentine’s Day, and back to school sales in August, not long before most schools in the United States restart after the summer break. After Mother’s Day, the second busiest season for flower sales is Christmas, surprisingly enough. One of the oldest tricks in the retail promotions handbook is to base your promotion around a holiday.

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