Faux Cause Marketing Ad From Groupon Bombs on Super Bowl

Cause Related Marketing

Groupon produced a second ad with a save the whales theme and featuring Cuba Gooding Jr. Tibet Cuba Gooding Jr. Holy crap, what was Groupon thinking?!

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It’s Plethora Monday!

A. Fine Blog

So, here goes: Open Cuba was created by Orbitz [.]. Tags: Social Media Annie Leonard Beth Kanter Open Cuba Stephanie Strom Valdes Krebs Not sure what happened over the weekend, but woke up to a Plethora of amazing social media stories! Too many really great ones to choose from, so here are a bunch. We’re living in an amazing time — If we could just get rid of this darn recession.

How can you deal with a rapidly changing world?

Wild Woman Fundraising

For example a nonprofit that helps birds in the Caribbean was going to have a conference in Cuba in 2017, and they still did it, but it was much reduced because of a lack of government funding. It’s hard out there right now.

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Take Diana Nyad’s Marketing Advice

Getting Attention

Diana Nyad’s epic 110-mile uncaged swim ( video here ) from Cuba to Key West was a tremendous achievement. But even more remarkable than setting this record was 64-year-old Nyad’s perseverance in reaching her goal (this was her fifth attempt in 35 years).

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What Life Looks Like 8 Years after saying Goodbye to My Fundraising Job.

Wild Woman Fundraising

This year for example I will be going to Cuba, Colorado, Florida, and San Francisco to speak. 8 years ago, I walked out of my fundraising office for the last time. I clutched my grant folders, my bike helmet, and my dignity, and opened the door, with tears in my eyes. It was hard.

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Five Words: Maria Sharapova and Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The wonderfully watchable actress Regina King spoke those lines as Marcee Tidwell in the 1996 Tom Cruise, Renee Zellweger, Cuba Gooding Jr. “Now I don’t know what you do for your five-percent, but this man my husband has a whole plan, an image.

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The Worst Cause Marketing of 2011

Cause Related Marketing

The second ad with a save the whales theme and featuring Cuba Gooding Jr. Pathology, that is trying to figure out what went wrong, is both fun and entertaining. Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the CSI franchise on television among many other production credits, personally made $113 million!