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Buy One Plant One Cause Marketing at the Outdoor Retailer Show

Cause Related Marketing

But at the Outdoor Retailer Show that wrapped up Saturday, August 6, 2011 I found a new favorite. BOGO Trees for the Future Paul Jones Oboz Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Alden Keene and Associates Heifer International

OluKai Cause Markets For Local Cause at Outdoor Retailer Show

Cause Related Marketing

For instance, at the Outdoor retailer show that took place last week in my small State of Utah, the show was right around the 30th largest city in the State! Outdoor Retailer Trade Show OluKai Cause Marketing at Trade Shows Kellen Trachy

Cause Marketing at the Summer Outdoor Retailer Show

Cause Related Marketing

Starting today in my fair city is the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, the trade show of the $10.85 billion Outdoor Industry Association. Corporate Social Responsibility Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Alden Keene and Associates Twitter cause marketing

Camelbak Announces New Cause Marketing Effort for Water.org

Cause Related Marketing

In an exclusive interview with causemarketing.biz at the Summer 2011 Outdoor Retailer Show in Salt Lake City, here’s Shannon Stearns, senior marketing manager at Camelbak, to explain it. David Letterman Camelbak Facebook Shannon Stearns Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Water.org Matt Damon

Cause Marketing During Trade Shows

Cause Related Marketing

The Summer 2011 Outdoor Retailer Show attracts something close to 25,000 people… about the population of a small city… and puts them in a space about the size of 2 city blocks square.

Getting NPO Logos Size Right in Cause Marketing Ads

Cause Related Marketing

I beat up Outdoor Research pretty badly in yesterday’s post for promoting its sponsorship of the nonprofit charity Leave No Trace so inconspicuously that it could scarcely be seen. I suspect that Outdoor Research's advertising budget is modest.

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Trade Show Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

I spent a few hours at the Outdoor Retailers annual winter trade show on Friday, January 21, 2011 going from booth to booth and looking for notable cause marketing efforts. Like any trade show, a good portion of what goes on at the Outdoor Retailer show is business intelligence.

Social Media Awareness That Works: S’mores in the Outdoors

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If you know anything about me, you know that whenever I am not working, I am outdoors – hiking, biking, skiing, paddling, camping, taking long walks with the dogs (my self-proclaimed motto is “I brake for trailheads”). Julia Reich.

Cause Marketing Signs at the Summer Outdoor Retailer Show

Cause Related Marketing

Yesterday at the Outdoor Retailer Summer Market was the Open Air demo. Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Twitter cause marketingToday the indoor portion of the twice-annual show starts.

Teva’s BOGO Cause Marketing Returns Company's Philanthropy to its Watery Origins

Cause Related Marketing

A Pair for a Foot BOGO Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Teva Jaime Eschette Buy One Give One cause marketingTeva, the footwear company, started out making sandals for Colorado River Guides. And at its founding in 1984, Teva supported the nonprofit Save the Colorado, as it still does today.

Made in America Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

The night before my interview with Alex Strickland of Liberty at the 2012 Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City the company hosted a beer bash that raised $2000 for BCM.

Using Cause Marketing to Preserve Retail Pricing Power

Cause Related Marketing

That question came after reading the unsigned editorial at the left in a recent issue of Outdoor USA Magazine , a trade publication of the outdoor retailers and manufacturers industry. The editorial is specifically about the dangers to outdoor retailers of using Groupon.

Cause Marketing Sponsors Wanted to Help Save Millions of Lives

Cause Related Marketing

World Vision, the very able humanitarian organization, has an ambitious goal to End Malaria by 2015 and they’re at the mammoth Outdoor Retailer Summer Market trade show in Salt Lake City to drum up corporate support among outdoor retailers and brands.

Outré Cause Marketing?

Cause Related Marketing

A special sale of the knife at the SHOT Show (Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade) in January 2011 in Las Vegas generated $22,000 for the Cascade Pacific Council in Northwest Oregon, where Gerber is headquartered. I saw the item in Outdoor USA Magazine.

Size Matters in Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

I was reminded of this when I saw this ad for Outdoor Research in Outdoor USA Magazine , a trade publication that I picked up at the Winter 2011 Outdoor Retailers trade show. Outdoor USA Magazine is tabloid sized and printed on matte paper.

Using Cause Marketing Money to Fund Your Charity’s Endowment

Cause Related Marketing

When I read the news item in Outdoor USA Magazine, a trade publication, above it occurred to me that one of the ways a charity could use cause marketing funds is to build an endowment. Komen for the Cure Children's Miracle Network Benefits of Cause Marketing Outdoor USA Magazine Activation St.

Cause Marketing Your Customer Satisfaction Warranty

Cause Related Marketing

A news report in Outdoor USA Magazine put Sole’s U.S. Ford Dress for Success Aeron chairs Big City Mountaineers Outdoor USA Magazine Herman Miller Soles4Souls Sole Junior AchievementOrthotic insole maker Sole offers a cause marketing approach that addresses a different side of business than I’ve ever seen before.

What would I do without you?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Thank you to Ecology In the Classrooms and Outdoors ! I want to thank you for reading, for buying my products and engaging my services this year. I am so grateful to you, my readers, customers and clients, because you make this all possible. Here is what you have said about me on Twitter this year-AND THANK YOU for supporting me and Wild Woman Fundraising! Thank you Sheena Greer of Colludo ! Thank you Carrie Packard of CarriePackard.com ! Thank you the National Council of Nonprofits !

REI Gets It Right

A. Fine Blog

But every once in a while, someone gets it just right and last week it was REI, the outdoor apparel and equipment company. They believe in work/life balance and the benefits physically, emotionally and spiritually of spending time outdoors.

Grants Available for Schools & Youth Non Profits Creating Sun-Safe Outdoor Areas

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American Academy of Dermatology Announces 2008 Shade Structure Grant Program Deadline: March 5, 2008 To assist organizations in creating sun-safe outdoor areas, the American Academy of Dermatology ( [link] ) has announced the availability of grant applications for its Shade Structure Program. Tags: American public schools youth groups RFP sun safe outdoor areas grants American Academy of Dermatology the foundation center From The Foundation Center.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sarah Tarnopolsky

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In her spare time she enjoys running, biking, swimming and other outdoor adventures on beautiful Vancouver Island. Sarah Tarnopolsky. Here’s the latest installment in our series on the “Day in the Life” of nonprofit communicators, where we ask you to describe your day in your own words.

Consider using the word “consider” more often

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For instance say, “If we were to create a garden outside the hospital… sort of an outdoor waiting room… would you consider helping us with the construction costs?” Consider this. “Consider” is a very powerful word for fundraising.

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Cause Marketing Blog Interview with Neil Bradshaw of AVEX

Cause Related Marketing

In this second video interview from the 2013 Winter Outdoor Retailer trade show in Salt Lake City, I talk with AVEX’s Brand Ambassador Neil Bradshaw about how this product feature figured into their decision about which charity to support when it came time to do some cause marketing.

Newsletter and Blog Post Ideas for Summer

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Groups with members who work outside can provide tips on avoiding heat exhaustion while working outdoors. Need some new ideas for your newsletter, blog, or social media? Consider one of these five summer-inspired themes: 1) Summer Heat.

An #NpComm Showdown on Repurposing Content: Girl Scouts versus Boy Scouts

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It took me a few weeks to realize several posts that feature a different picture or theme actually circle back to the same content page highlighting “Outdoor Resources,” a guide for Girl Scout volunteers to introduce girls “to the wonders of hiking and camping.”.

Cause Marketing Blog Interview with Randy McKinley of Bearpaw

Cause Related Marketing

The Outdoor Retailer Show increasingly features a lot of cause marketing. Paul Jones Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Alden Keene and Associates Cause Marketing Blog Bearpaw Randy McKinley cause marketing

DoGooder Video Awards

The Agitator

Change Agent Award — BOMF CASTLEBERG Outdoors 350 Expedition (Target Ovarian Cancer – UK).

Get Your People Out of the Heat & Into Action

Getting Attention

Focus on Summer Programming and Outdoor Events—. We’re officially one month into summer, so don’t waste a moment in heating up your communications and results with season-specific approaches.

6 Now-or-Never Summer Reboots

Getting Attention

2) Get together and get outside : Caroline Avakian—founder of Source Rise , which connects journalists with experts in international development— spends more time outdoors and with her family. Our daughter Charlotte is finishing up a blissful summer at a few different day and overnight camps.

Tis the Season for Bad Cause Marketing

Selfish Giving

As first reported in Nonprofit Quarterly , a New Mexico company sponsored a Coyote Kill Contest this weekend, saying that half the proceeds will go to the Children’s Outdoor Adventure Association. on outdoor adventures. I couldn’t make up this stuff if I tried.

It’s So Easy To Just Blast Them Out

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Here’s an example from the commercial space — Patagonia, the outdoor apparel retailer. ‘Tis the height of email fundraising season, as we noted yesterday. And judging from the email I see, most fundraisers are just blasting away, with no apparent effort to use donor information (of course, that assumes you have some!) to target donors with personally relevant messages. “Too damn busy this time of year” I can hear some readers saying.

Democratized Cause Marketing With a Lower Price of Entry

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Erika Olson

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She’s a proud native of the Pacific Northwest who loves the great outdoors, drinks a lot of coffee, and has a well-worn library card. Erika Olson.

Nonprofit Video – What’s It Really Worth?

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Considerations for capturing indoor, outdoor and event footage. Aaron Bramley. Videos are a great way to engage and inspire your supporters and Lights. Camera. Help. is a nonprofit organization that encourages other nonprofits to use film and video to tell their stories.

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Bringing a Reporter to a Pine Beetle Battle (With Apologies to Dr. Suess)

Cause Related Marketing

What I found was a self described “portal for all things outdoor” and a “news source for recreation information and advocacy.” Help Choose Outdoors sustain the outdoor experience for all Americans. Introduce someone to outdoor activities."

In honor of Independence Day, praise for lone nuts and first followers

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

For a long time, a wonderful viral video of an outdoor concert has been making the rounds. In the video, one guy begins dancing in the grass and gets an entire lawn to follow.

The First Country Band of Cause Marketing?

Cause Related Marketing

In July 2011 the band announced a deal with outdoor retailer Gander Mountain that benefits the charity Soles4Souls, which provides shoes to children worldwide.

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10 Excellent Club Fundraising Ideas

Fundraiser Ideas

Yard clean-up and outdoor work. Organizing fundraisers for clubs and activities can be a fun and educational experience for high school students. By selecting club fundraising ideas that relate thematically to the activity or club being supported, club members can often achieve improved results, both in donations and in increased awareness of the club in the greater community. Here are ten club fundraising ideas that go beyond the same old bake sale or car wash routine.

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Dunk Tank

Fundraiser Ideas

A dunk tank fundraiser is best executed not as a standalone event, but in addition to an outdoor community event, such as a town fair or a school’s field day. A dunk tank is a remarkably easy fundraiser , particularly when it comes to school fundraising. For those who are unfamiliar, a dunk tank is a large tank of water with a plank or bench overtop for a person to sit.

#ENVIRO: CBS/EcoMedia Partnership Expands To Bring Advertising To Green Nonprofits

Non Profit Marketing 360

When companies advertise with us, dollars go directly into these projects, thereby turning traditional television commercials, radio spots, online advertising, and outdoor billboards into EcoAds.” The alliance between CBS/EcoMedia began just last year in an effort to bring advertising dollars directly to nonprofits, and the success of the program is beyond doubt as five more nationally recognized environmental nonprofits have recently joined the ranks.