Newsletter: A "Nutty" Christmas Sweater Gives Back ; How to Get Employees to Give More to Charity; How to Build an Awesome Snow Fort ??

Selfish Giving

Hanukkah, Bodhi Day, Solstice, Yule, Dongji, Christmas, Kwanzaa, etc. Whatever holidays you observe, I wish happy ones for you and yours. What happens when you wander through a nut factory, a knitting facility, and a children’s charity. Marketing Your Cause.

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Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you like reading reports, Rebecca Davis has a list you can download of 29 studies related to nonprofit marketing and fundraising. And finally, it’s December so be sure to catch some holiday classics (and not-so-classics) during ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas.

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The Business Value of Serving as a Drop-Off Point for Food or Christmas Gifts

Cause Related Marketing

There's just a few more donation days before Christmas for your local food bank. and this ad that appeared in a Walgreen sales flyer in late November made me wonder about the business value to a retailer or firm of serving as a drop-off point.

Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers and Fundraisers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Two weeks to get your Christmas shopping done! Let’s put that off for a bit and just share some Mixed Links… Lori Jacobwith shares 7 Ways to Make Your Donors Feel Great Today. New to nonprofit marketing?

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#Mixed Links for Nonprofit Marketers – and Special Note for Email Subscribers

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Yeah, we do too, and we are consolidating the blog subscribers list into our main CRM. AFP’s Fundraising Effectiveness Project Survey Report backs those projections and also shows that donor retention rates are rising too. Our Annual All-Access Pass is on sale this month.

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To Succeed, Nonprofits Must Live in Past, Present & Future

Selfish Giving

There’s a famous scene in A Christmas Carol after Scrooge has been visited by the three ghosts. Much to his surprise, he awakes in his bed and realizes he survived the night. Relieved, Scrooge pledges to “Live in the past, the present and the future.”

Spot Cause Marketing Fireworks – And Win My Book!

Selfish Giving

Monday is Independence Day and I’m in search of cause marketing promotions that will help me celebrate the day! Share them with me via email, Facebook or Twitter and the person with the best submission will get my book when it hits stores the end of July!

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1 Exemplary Cause Marketing Effort, 4 Activations

Cause Related Marketing

Last Saturday found me Christmas shopping and in two very different retail settings I came across examples of St. Jude is supporting Thanks + Giving with advertising while sponsors activate the campaign in-store is to create synergy and momentum for the campaign.

Video Making for Fun and For (Non)Profits

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Video may not be the most widely used marketing channel, but it is definitely one of the fastest growing. Video, when done right, can grab your audience’s attention and make a lasting impression. The Cadets drum and bugle corps, the flagship program of YEA!, Sean King.

The Best Local Cause Marketing of 2011 (and 3 that Really Stunk)

Selfish Giving

Here are my picks for the best local cause marketing programs of 2011. My criteria for picking these promotions wasn’t based on dollars raised, but on how well they represented the potential for local cause marketing. and a buck goes to Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

Ep249: Smoothie King Supports Challenged Athletes with 'Hydrate and Help' Spring Water

Selfish Giving

Today on CauseTalk Radio Megan and I talk to Jennifer Herskind , Chief Marketing Officer for Smoothie King , about a new partnership with Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) , a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with physical challenges lead active, healthy lifestyles.

Raising Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

Attending Cause Marketing Forum’s annual conference , which happened last week in Chicago, is always a big rush for me because I get to see lot of friends from the field I don’t normally get to see. Ed Chansky had me wondering if most cause marketing was &# legally questionable&#.

A Cause Marketer's Guide to Giving Over the Holidays

Selfish Giving

Evidently, we feel more obligated to give when asked, because we want to avoid looking like a cheapskate, to others and even to ourselves. It's overwhelming, and frustrating because there is no way I can support all of them. And I'm using cause marketing as my guide!

Newsletter: 3 Lessons from Red Nose Day ; Vodka Maker Milks Cause Marketing ??; 31 Days of Giving is Here!

Selfish Giving

Most of that money has come from red nose sales at Walgreens stores, which raised $20 million in 2017 alone. We interviewed Linn Jordan , Director of Retail Marketing for Walgreens, about its efforts on behalf of Red Nose Day back in 2016 and it's worth a listen.

JAM’N 94.5 & Target Make Cause Marketing Wish Come True

Selfish Giving

Boston’s #1 hip hop station, Jam’n 94.5 , and everyone’s favorite hip retailer, Target , which has a store less than a mile from the hospital, teamed up to reward some very needy kids with a great Christmas and a happy New Year.

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. Merchants and retailers use holidays as a hook to hang their promotions on. It goes without saying that there’s nothing coded in the world’s DNA that compels back-to-school sales to take place in August, however. Manatees are big and slow moving.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Scarlett Bauman

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

As the Director of Marketing, Scarlett is responsible for marketing and public relations for the Air Force Enlisted Village, Inc., Scarlett has 20+ years of experience in public relations, marketing, sales, communications, event planning, and fundraising.

HomeworkforSchool.com 6 Tips For Discovering The Ideal Tutor

SocialButterfly

There are several used transport for sale this paying someone to do your homework time of the year. Home Alarm Program Guidelines For Memphis And Columbus Residents. Do your homework on the internet reading testimonials and evaluating fees.

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21 Ways to Give Back Through Your Holiday Shopping

J Campbell Social Marketing

Thankfully, there are quite a few ways you can give back and pay it forward this holiday season. Learn more about #GivingTuesday and save the date – Tuesday, December 2! Make sure to choose a charity to support via Amazon Smile and Amazon will donate 0.5% And Why.”

4 Reasons to Have a Halloween Fundraiser Next Year, 8 Ways to Get Started

Selfish Giving

At nearly $7 billion in sales, Halloween is a frighteningly successful holiday - second only to Christmas in consumer spending. Halloween isn’t the family holiday that Thanksgiving and Christmas are. Collect food and coats. Zombie walks are dead and growing!

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The 5 Secrets of Successful Fundraising

Fundraiser Ideas

I have been part of a fundraising team for many years, and continue to lead fundraising events to this day. Everyone worked together, and planning seemed to take forever. Sure enough though, the next fundraising event went without a hiccup, and we raised $500 for the spring field day activities. When choosing a leader for your fundraising event, make sure you choose someone who is able to delegate tasks, and keep everyone on the right path.

10 Fundraising Ideas for Schools You Can’t Afford to Miss

Fundraiser Ideas

With budget cuts being more and more frequent for schools nationwide, fundraising for extracurricular programs has become increasingly important. Most often, these discounts are to area restaurants, but the cards can also include discounts for oil changes, movie rentals, haircuts, and more. Discount cards often sell for $10 and, generally, all proceeds will go to your school. Restaurant Fundraiser – Team up with a local restaurant and reap the fundraising rewards.

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Newsletter: 'Cup of Joe' Brewing for London ??; Harry's 'Shave with Pride' Supports LGBTQ+ Causes ??; The Most Disastrous Nonprofit Event in History

Selfish Giving

The first is to visit YOU to help with your your cause marketing campaigns. Favorite TV Show of All Time: Downton Abbey Favorite Book: A Christmas Carol Favorite Comedian: Mr. Bean Childhood Hero: Lord Byron Last Time I Cried: Prince Harry & Meghan Markle's wedding. ??

Do You Make Any of These 10 Fundraising Mistakes?

Fundraiser Ideas

What would your audience respond to the most in marketing? By understanding your audience, you can direct your products, marketing and pitching according to what makes them respond the most. Mistake #2: Lack of Efficient Marketing. Many people stick with one marketing method and don’t consider how using multiple routes to delivering their fundraising news can be beneficial. Face-to-face marketing. Direct mail marketing.

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #6 Ebooks

Giving in a Digital World

Back in November 2007 when Amazon kick-started the eBook market with the launch of its first generation Kindle , suggestions that they could ever come close to replacing printed books were typically treated with disbelief and distain. In short, it took just four and a half years for Amazon to reach the point where it was selling more eBooks than print editions. of the US adult fiction market , with growth still accelerating.

Fundraising on Film: What Hollywood Thinks of Fundraising?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here’s a little holiday surprise for you, courtesy of my friend, movie buff, and fundraiser extraordinaire, Rob Blizard. I suspect many of us will be watching some old movies on the holiday break, and Rob gives you his take on a few of them with fundraising at the core of their plots.

Miracle On The Social Media Street

Diva Marketing Blog

It is Christmas 1947 and the CEO of a major retail organization briefs the company's ad department. "No No high pressuring and forcing the customer to take something he doesn't want. The plan sounds idiotic and impossible.consequently, we'll make more pro fit than ever before.".

Building Brand Value Through Social Media

Diva Marketing Blog

A world where the voices of your customers (and stakeholders) can block traditional marketing messages, takes new skills: understanding the culture of the "conversation" and how to join in while maintaining brand's equity and your individual authenticity. Christmas. Herding cats - @iamtherealnick and mikele130. Understand the brand strategy including: brand values, promise and overall direction a. Based on business goals and objectives b.

Holiday Social Media Lessons From The Silver Screen

Diva Marketing Blog

The big one for marketers is it is not all about the brand. It is Christmas 1947 and the CEO of a major retail organization briefs the company's ad department. "No No high pressuring and forcing the customer to take something he doesn't want. And that builds relationships.