Ep184: How This Pet Hospital Chain Used POS to Raise $2.5 Million for Charity

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Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Kim Van Syoc , Executive Director at the Banfield Foundation , about the organization's successes and challenges in the first year of operation.

Ep224: How Children's Miracle Network Raises 70% of its Revenues from Retailers

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The challenge of working with businesses with many different kinds of POS systems. Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Clark Sweat , Chief Revenue Officer at Children's Miracle Network (CMN), about CMN's incredible success with checkout charity.

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Ep199: How One Vermont Grocery Store Raised $300,000 for Charity

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How does the round-up work with the store's POS system? Today on CauseTalk Radio , Megan and I talk to Allison Weinhagen , Director of Community Engagement at City Market, a 16,000 sq. community-owned food cooperative in downtown Burlington, Vermont.

Ep186: Supermarket Chain Finds Cause Marketing Success Outside the Checkout Line

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The one POS program Food Lion does over the holidays includes a special five-dollar gift box that shoppers can buy for themselves, give as a present or donate to a needy family.

Pop-Up Register Programs Support Boston Bombing Victims

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First, they are similar in that they fall under the umbrella of point-of-sale (POS). For me, POS cause marketing is anything that happens at a business’ register that raises money for a nonprofit.

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3 Resources to Help You Raise Six-Figures with Charity Pinups

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Ninety percent of those dollars come from point-of-sale and 50 percent of that money comes from just one POS program: charity pinups! Paul R. Jones , the blogger behind one of the first cause marketing blogs introduced his readers to paper icons in a 2007 post. What are paper icons?

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7 Key Takeaways for Cause Marketers from America's Checkout Champions Report [SPONSORED]

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From online giving at sites like eBay to pinpad register asks to mobile POS, technology is making giving easier and omnipresent. If you haven't checked out the 2017 America's Charity Checkout Champions report, it's a must-read for anyone in the cause marketing space.

What Will Replace 'Checkout Charity' After Big Retailers are Gone?

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DonorsChoose.org has responded by creating a next generation online POS integration that keys off of a customer’s zip code and displays the customer’s impact at a hyperlocal level." - Janelle Lin, Senior Vice President, Partnerships & Business Development DonorsChoose.org.

Credit Card Processing for a Fundraising Campaign

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Add a point of sale system ( POS system ) making it possible for your organization to take credit card payments on-site at the event – allowing for last-minute ticket sales.

(Re)Defining Cause Marketing

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Unless you’re completely new to my blog, you know that POS, in the form of pinups , is my bread-and-butter program. Last January I wrote a post on What is Cause Marketing? that got a lot of great feedback.

5 Factors to Consider with Merchant Services Selection

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With DMS, you’ll see lower rates, better customer service, POS terminals included at no cost, seamless integration with your organization’s fundraising website, and they even include a Free Donation Website when you sign up.

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#HOWTO: Setup New Facebook Pages & The Types Available For You

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Most photo-editing packages like Photoshop , Photo Pos Pro , and Picassa (the last two are free!) With the adjustments and reworkings on Facebook over the last 6-odd months, it’s time to update our periodic series on Facebook pages ?

An Early Favorite For the Worst Cause Marketing of 2012

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In addition to the distribution fee, you have to buy the product up-front and maybe the cost of the POS materials as well. In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, hundreds on what I call Instant-On cause marketing efforts have sprung up. But none are as weaselly as one from a New Jersey outfit called Active Energy Boost. Active Energy Boost is a line of energy drinks sold from self-liquidating point of sale displays.

Credit Union Turns Cause Marketing Advice into Gold for Haiti

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Credit unions are a perfect match for cause marketing; POS + social mission built in. I just had to share this. Last week I got an e-mail out of the blue from Dan Rosenfield. The place where I work recently had a Haiti benefit.