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Good Morning from Russia!

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I’m here to teach a class at the NGO Masterschool for Nonprofits this week and will be sharing some with you, my readers, about what fundraising is like in non-communist Russia. Tags: Fundraising in Russia It’s 10:00 am here in Moscow. I’m sure my family is asleep back home (where it’s about 2 am!). I’m thrilled that I’ve successfully navigated the Russian interface here in the hotel lobby to be able to log in and post on my blog!

Fundraising in Russia (kind of sucks)

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They were visiting from Russia, and they told me how fundraising in Russia has gotten so much more difficult lately. Well, there’s a bunch of propaganda going on all the time about how foreign agents are undermining Russia. That is what it is like in Russia.

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History is being made today

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The shift to BYOD

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

“75% of employees in high growth markets such as Brazil and Russia and 44% in developed markets are already using their own devices at work” – Logicalis, 2013.

How to Write a Letter to the Editor that Gets Published and Read (Case Study)

Getting Attention

We see this in Vietnam and in Russia—anywhere that a government is unable to devote sufficient resources to the public-health system, or unwilling to regulate a private one.

You may have noticed…

Wild Woman Fundraising

The 1917 revolution in Russia started with a dress rehearsal in 1905. that my blog posts have gotten a little more. political in the last year. Why is this, do you think? I could tell you, but instead, I’ll let Chris Hedges tell you. Because you might recognize yourself in his words.

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Creating the Business of My Dreams

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I’m travelling to amazing places to speak and teach (like Russia, New Zealand, and Jamaica) and I’m having a blast. If you’re a consultant to nonprofit organizations, chances are good that you started your business so that you could work for yourself and enjoy the freedom that comes with it.

The People Who Communicate Corporate Social Responsibility Can't Make a Business Case For It

Cause Related Marketing

As an electronics CEO was quoted in the IBM study of CEOs, “Corporate identity and CSR will play an important role in differentiating a company in the future… This will make a big difference in new markets such as Russia and other Eastern European markets.”

What do consumers around the world think of corporate social responsibility?

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

It highlights results from a survey of 10,000 consumers in 10 countries (United States, Canada, Brazil, the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Russia, China, India and Japan). Today, my colleague Kate Olsen highlights findings from the 2011 Cone/Echo Global CR Opportunity Study.

How a Russian Spy Strategy Can Strengthen Your Nonprofit Marketing

Getting Attention

Clearly, the spies and their colleagues back at Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service had thoroughly studied these communities for the spies to embed themselves so successfully there. I’m fascinated by the Russian spy ring’s attempt to extract U.S. secrets.

Who’s Missing from this Picture?

A. Fine Blog

They are part of a delegation of techtopians sent by the State Department to Russia. This is Ashton Kutcher conferring with Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey in Moscow on Tuesday. According to the New York Times straight-faced report of the visit (always missing an opportunity for a delicious satire over there at the regal Times), “Among [.].

A Delegation of Russian Angels

A. Fine Blog

We throw around the word, “privilege”, a lot, but in this case, both to represent the United States as an agent of the State Department, and to talk to such wonderful people from Russia really is an honor.

Fundraising’s Top Ten

The Agitator

When you learn by an off-hand remark that your staff is using Sarah Palin’s new book: The Guide to FR in Russia, A View From My Back Porch. Friday’s Fundraising Day in New York was terrific. Attendance up from last year and lots of enthusiasm and, even more importantly, plenty of optimism.

How a Russian Spy Strategy Can Strengthen Your Nonprofit Marketing

Getting Attention

Clearly, the spies and their colleagues back at Russia’s Foreign Intelligence Service had thoroughly studied these communities for the spies to embed themselves so successfully there. I’m fascinated by the Russian spy ring’s plan to try to extract U.S. secrets. They counted on their ability to burrow deep into typical American life to develop their understanding of the U.S. government’s goals and strategies.

Several Grants Available for the Arts Or Theatre

Seeking Grant Money Today

The third grant, below, is available to theatre groups, for travel expense, to non profits or professional theatre staff in either the United States or their counterparts in Russia, Central Europe, or Eastern Europe. and their counterparts in Russia or Central/Eastern Europe, including Albania, Belarus, Bosnia, Bulgaria, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Herzegovina, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Mongolia, Poland, Romania, Russia, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Ukraine, and Yugoslavia.

Mobile Internet Access In Developing Countries

Social Marketing and Social Change

Indonesia, Egypt and Russia are the strongest growth markets for mobile internet browser maker Opera. I have been leery of getting behind web-based applications for social marketing in developing countries – designing elaborate health information systems , using information and communication technologies to improve heathcare , mobilizing social networks.