#Tech: Net Neutrality Supported in Europe – Not Unsupported in US

Non Profit Marketing 360

But the more conspiratorial passage – the kind of thinking that makes the debate so unwieldy in the US as opposed to Europe – is the one that refers to the online behemoth Amazon.com: “Even a content producer such as Amazon.com, which is advocating for these new regulations, testified to Congress that a problem does not currently exist.”

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Is Email More Inspiring Than Social Media?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The report breaks down other regions around the world including Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe and Latin America and the Caribbean. According to the newly released 2020 Global Trends in Giving Report , it is!

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Fundraise Across Borders with International Giving on EveryAction

EveryAction

based nonprofits working in the areas of international development, refugee services, and environmental conservation, among other sectors, perform a significant amount of work and raise a significant amount of money in the United Kingdom, Europe, and Canada. Many large U.S.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – José Rodríguez

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

José Rodríguez is the Communications Director of Trans Europe Halles. Since 2014, he has been responsible for marketing and communications at Trans Europe Halles (TEH), the European network of cultural centres initiated by civil society. TEH has been at the forefront of re-purposing Europe’s industrial buildings for arts, culture and activism since 1983. José Rodríguez. Welcome to our latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators!

5 Organizations To Support On World Refugee Day

EveryAction

Catholic Relief Services was founded in 1943 by the Catholic Bishops of the United States to serve World War II survivors in Europe. World Refugee Day is held every year on June 20th to honor and commemorate the strength, courage and perseverance of past and current refugees across the globe. In June of 2018, this mandate feels more pressing than ever, as thousands of families seeking asylum are torn apart and children are held in cages at the U.S.

Misinformation vs. Disinformation vs. Mal-information

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

I recommend that you ensure your online comms and digital engagement folks are well versed in key definitions from the Council of Europe’s Information Disorder Report: Misinformation : Information that is false, but not created with the intention of causing harm (e.g. Quite a bit of my consulting work lately has focused on helping clients counter false information spreading online.

The more things change, the more they stay the same

iMarketSmart

My search led me to Charles the Great, the “Father of Europe.” I was wondering who might have created the first survey ever. . ” Apparently, in AD 771 , he created what might have been the first survey to help him understand his own kingdom. Interestingly, he was searching for answers to questions we still struggle with today. I guess the more things change, the more they stay the same. .

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Cause Marketing in the Economic Downturn

Cause Related Marketing

The Season Ahead

The Agitator

Readers in Canada and Europe have already turned the calendar page to September and noted the shortening of daylight hours. For many Agitator readers summer’s over. Next week triggers the starting gun on the sprint to year-end. Our readers in the US will mark the end of summer with this Labor Day weekend. And Agitators Down Under and elsewhere in Asia, Africa and South America are looking forward to either putting away or getting out their gear for the next season.

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. and North and South America are still in their New Year’s Eve mode. No matter where you’re receiving this Agitator signal we wish you all the best in the brand new year. May 2015 bring you blessings that matter. In New York City, at midnight introducing the 1 st , the 12,000-pound crystal ball will drop in Times Square.

What Nonprofits Should Know About GDPR

J Campbell Social Marketing

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new, Europe-wide law that replaces the Data Protection Act 1998 in the UK. So much has happened this week in terms of privacy rules and regulations! If your inbox is anything like mine, it has been inundated and overflowing with businesses and organizations sending updated privacy policies, in order to comply with GDPR, which goes into effect today.

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Simple Isn’t Easy

The Agitator

On the very day United was dragging Dr. Dao down the aisle, Rachel Hunnybunn , Director of Client Relationships for our sister company DonorVoice in the UK and Europe, posted 4 simple steps toward retention, loyalty and better donor experience over at 101Fundraising. In my post on the United Airlines customer care fiasco I promised a follow-up piece on just the opposite. A great example and resulting rules on building loyalty, retention and commitment.

Giving Thanks

The Agitator

school kid learns that Thanksgiving is a feast day with origins in the Massachusetts colony of the Pilgrims, religious dissidents fleeting persecution in Europe, who purportedly were saved from starvation. Chances are there’s not a U.S. Agitator reader online or reading The Agitator today. You see, it’s Thanksgiving. The preeminent day in the U.S. The one holiday all Americans seem to agree on and celebrate.

On Giving Thanks

The Agitator

And, as for Agitators in Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and South America we trust you’ll at least give thanks that the next two days will be Agitator-free. In the aftermath of Paris, Beirut and Bamako and with far too many politicians and demagogues working overtime to seize on the public’s anxieties, prejudices and deepest fears, The Agitator is pausing publication for the next two days to give thanks. Tomorrow is official Thanksgiving Day in the U.S.

#SocialMedia: Turns Out, Twitter Can Start Revolutions Mr. Gladwell

Non Profit Marketing 360

And now the so-called 99% who began the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York back in mid-September have found kindred spirits in cities throughout North and South America, Europe, and the western Asian continent. What a difference a year can make – not always for the better, mind you. But in today’s post we see grounds for optimism when it comes to the development of social networks and of social movements through those networks as they force political and economic change.

The Influential Fundraiser: Using Psychology to Win Over Donors

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He works internationally in Europe, the United States, Africa and South America. What does the latest scientific thinking tell us about how people think and make decisions ? And if you could use this knowledge with donors, board members and colleagues would it make you a fabulous one-to-one fundraiser- confident to handle the most challenging situations?

#SocialMedia: Turns Out, Twitter Can Start Revolutions Mr. Gladwell

Non Profit Marketing 360

And now the so-called 99% who began the Occupy Wall Street movement in New York back in mid-September have found kindred spirits in cities throughout North and South America, Europe, and the western Asian continent. What a difference a year can make – not always for the better, mind you. But in today’s post we see grounds for optimism when it comes to the development of social networks and of social movements forcing political and economic change.

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. Please like Op Ed Talk with Margot on Facebook to share free tips and strategies. Don’t say your opponent’s name. Don’t make the other side’s case for them. That’s the conventional wisdom about addressing the opposition’s arguments in many advocacy contexts.

Want Better Payoffs From Your Donor Communication? Start Customizing It

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Somya has over 12 years of experience in strategy, marketing, nonprofit management and engineering across America, Europe and Asia. Somya Qureshi. Last month we heard from Somya Qureshi from NonprofitNinja.org on the easiest place to get started with collecting data. Today she has some ideas on how to take that donor data and turn it into a communications startegy.

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A Beginner's Guide to Online Fundraising & Marketing

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Europe and the Middle East use online technologies to better serve their students. Need more visitors to your nonprofit website? Does your donate button need more clicks? Want to make sense of social networks like Facebook? Join Network for Good's Jono Smith as he provides 10 tips for effective online fundraising and marketing -- even during this down economy.

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How To Save The Planet: 10 Changes With The Biggest Impact

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The New York Times reports that a long round trip from the US to Europe produces a climate warming effect equal to 2 to 3 tons of carbon dioxide , which is about 20 to 30% of the average European’s annual footprint. How To Save The Planet: 10 Changes With The Biggest Impact. by Zoe Allen.

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How to Use Memes to Spread Your Nonprofit's Message

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With a population greater than Europe, Facebook is a superb tool for making that happen. Merriam-Webster.com defines a meme as an idea, behavior, or usage that spreads from person to person. " Who shot J.R. ?" " and typing "0.7734" to reveal " hello " on an upside calculator were popular memes in the preinternet era.

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Does the End of White Coke Cans Mean the End of Cause Marketing on Packaging? Um.No.

Cause Related Marketing

LVMH is the acronym for the French luxury goods maker Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy, (whose CEO is Bernard Arnault, Europe’s richest person, FYI.) The cause marketing world is all a-Twitter with the news that Coke is retracting its first-ever mostly-white cans meant to call attention to the plight of ursas maritimus. Collector alert!) Apparently, too many consumers took the special packaging of polar bears gamboling across the tundra for Diet Coke, which, in fact, comes in silver cans.

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News Releases to Tweets: Getting Your Story Straight and Composing Effective PR Writing

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Paul West has offered on-the-ground communications services and support to progressive clients and causes throughout the United States, Europe and Africa since the 1990s. As your organization works to stay top of mind for supporters and the media, you may stare at your blinking cursor wondering how to create the most effective bang for your public relations buck: "What makes a nonprofit press release pop?"

#INTERVIEW: Mark Van Gurp, Osocio Blog – Showcases the Best Advertising & Marketing For Social Causes

Non Profit Marketing 360

It is a campaign from Amnesty Poland about the lack of freedom in Belarus, the country of President Lukashenko , and is called “The last dictator of Europe.”. Mark van Gurp is the founder of Osocio , an international blog devoted to showcasing the best advertising and marketing for social causes. Mark began an earlier blog, Houtlist, in 2005 as a personal collection of nonprofit ads. Overwhelmed by the response, he began Osocio in 2007 with more than a dozen regular contributors.

Global internet statistics for 2018

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

It will soon overtake Latin America and Europe to permanently claim the #2 spot. It’s that time of year again when digital stats aggregators update their numbers and various annual summary reports come out based on research conducted in the previous calendar year. Here are a few general highlights I put together recently after going through various reports. If you’re interested in the data sources, I covered my favourites in this blog post last year.

Newsletter: Happy Birthday to You ; 10 Emerging Industries for Corporate Partnerships ; Best Channel for a Sponsorship Ask

Selfish Giving

Unilever’s president for Europe on why brands need purpose in order to thrive. Tomorrow's my birthday! Truthfully, I don't like getting gifts on my birthday. What can you give the guy who has everything, including loyal email subscribers?

#Aging: We May Have To/Want To Work Longer. Will We Live Longer?

Non Profit Marketing 360

The trend can be found throughout the Atlantic north (North America and most of Europe). Golden or just a Goose Egg? For many, the Stock Market Crash of 2008 wiped out most of their retirement savings. For some, working longer past the traditional retirement age is a key to ongoing engagement, community involvement, and mental health. For most, working beyond 65 (or whatever the retirement age is in your country) is an economic expectation, for better and/or worse.

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#Development: Establishing Goals To Ensure Integrating Social Media In Your Organization’s Growth Plans

Non Profit Marketing 360

Steven Van Belleghem , branding and word-of-mouth strategist at InSites Consulting , and Dado Van Peteghem , strategic consultant at DearMedia , have spent the spring interviewing numerous companies and large nonprofits in the US and Europe to explore what (if anything) these companies were doing to develop their social networks. Steve and Dado's 4 Phases of developing a Social-Media Strategy.

Crowdfunding – a Web 2.0 twist on what community fundraisers have always done?

Giving in a Digital World

TheBigGive , SeeTheDifference ) and other parts of Europe ( PifWorld , JimmyTheManTours ).

Crowdfunding – a Web 2.0 twist on what community fundraisers have always done?

Giving in a Digital World

TheBigGive , SeeTheDifference ) and other parts of Europe ( PifWorld , JimmyTheManTours ).

Cause Marketing Our Thanks

Cause Related Marketing

In many countries of Europe being a waiter is professional career that comes with a commensurate salary. Starting today you can use the We&Co smartphone app to thank firefighters, police officers and other first responders who distinguished themselves by their bravery, sacrifice and service during the attacks of 9/11 ten years ago in partnership with The New York Says Thank You Foundation. The goal is to generate 10,000 ‘thanks’ through the We&Co app.

Cause Marketing That’s Bucking the Downturn

Cause Related Marketing

The economies in the United States and the United Kingdom and wide swaths of Continental Europe remain stuck in the doldrums. But that doesn’t mean causes have to roll over and take it. That’s the message of a successful cause marketing relationship between UK discount fashion retailer TK Maxx and its charity partner Cancer Research. Cancer Research generated £3.1

Pitching Your Cause: Effectively Working with the Media to Spread Your Story

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Paul West has offered on-the-ground communications services and support to progressive clients and causes throughout the United States, Europe and Africa since the 1990s. Download the audio recording below 'Related Documents'! As your organization works to stay top of mind for supporters and the media, you may be feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of public relations, pitches and press releases. You think to yourself: What grabs a reporter's attention?

Square brings credit card fundraising to a smartphone near you (if you’re US-based)

Giving in a Digital World

The bad news is that it’s only available in the US, with no current plans to bring the service to Europe.

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Cause Marketing from El Presidente

Cause Related Marketing

Unlike our compatriots in Europe, Americans are entirely unaccustomed to high gasoline prices. CITGO, the oil refiner and gasoline marketer faces a number of brand challenges. Is there a place here for cause marketing? The average gas price in the United States is currently $3.88

#TECH: Facebook Timeline Rolled Out-Nonprofits Roll In

Non Profit Marketing 360

The fact is FB has saturated the market in the US , and is close to it throughout North America and Europe. Last week a much-anticipated feature was released by Facebook’s developers. No, not the stock IPO (Initial Public Offer), but the Timeline feature/app that can turn one’s activities online into, well, a timeline. In one sense, one’s posts and posts of one’s friends (including organizations) created a proto-timeline.

The power of thanking and #npstoryconf

Fundraising Coach

Even though I''m currently doing fundraising trainings in Europe, I''m still basking in the glow of the Nonprofit Storytelling Conference in Seattle. An amazing experience. I''ve probably been to hundreds of conferences. But this one was like no other. A couple hundred people came together to shape their nonprofit''s stories. Some were "communications" people; others were "fundraising" people; and a fair number were CEO''s and board members.

IFC Online Conference coming-up next month – no travelling required!

Giving in a Digital World

As someone who has just spent over 3 days getting home from a conference speaking engagement in Germany because air travel to and from Europe is in lockdown thanks to volcanic ash , the thought of an international conference you can attend from the comfort of your own home is particularly attractive.

IFC Online Conference coming-up next month – no travelling required!

Giving in a Digital World

As someone who has just spent over 3 days getting home from a conference speaking engagement in Germany because air travel to and from Europe is in lockdown thanks to volcanic ash , the thought of an international conference you can attend from the comfort of your own home is particularly attractive.

Why Cause Marketing is the Borg

Selfish Giving

" The battleground is Europe, but it really could be anywhere in the world. "Resistance is futile."

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Peggy Lee Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

In most of North America, Europe, Australia, and Japan water from the tap is reliably wholesome, if not always tasty. The water business used to be a pretty sweet deal.

Our Complicated Feelings for Lance Armstrong

Cause Related Marketing

That the government is spending tax money investigating long ago bike races in Europe is an outrage.” Reporters can be a suspicious lot by nature. 60 Minutes correspondent Scott Pelley and his producer certainly trained all their skepticism on Lance Armstrong during a story that aired on May 22, 2011 that lays out the ways he may have used illegal performance-enhancing drugs on his way to seven consecutive Tour de France wins.