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Getting Attention

Here’s my proposal…. You give me three minutes of your time to enter your org’s tagline(s) in the 2012 Nonprofit Tagline Awards. Enter now. In return, I invite you to this free webinar: 4 Low-Cost, High-Impact Ways to Test Message Relevance. Enter now! Webinar seats are limited.

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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.

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Cause Marketing During Trade Shows

Cause Related Marketing

Gerber, the knife maker repeated a promotion in ran in January 2011 at the SHOT (Shooting Hunting Outdoor Trade) Show in Las Vegas by selling a knife branded to TV adventurer Bear Grylls and benefiting the Boy Scouts of America.

Trade Group Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Trade groups exist to provide service to their members; research and publications, marketing and branding, lobbying and training, tradeshows and meetings, and the like. Wikipedia says there are 7,600 national trade groups in the United States. There are also trade associations at the regional, statewide, and local levels as well.

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Cause Marketing With Trade Groups

Cause Related Marketing

It’s not clear to me that this is a trend, but I’ve seen my first cause marketing campaign with a trade group.The campaign is a tree planting effort from Odwalla, the juice company, and the trade group called the National Association of State Park Directors.It

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CauseTalk Radio Ep48: Fair Trade Business Fares Better with Subscription Model

Selfish Giving

Nathan George , founder and president of Trade as One , runs an online company that creates jobs by selling fairly traded products. Tune in now to learn how Trade as One is doing well by doing good.

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CauseTalk Radio Ep53: TisBest Launches Cause Marketing Platform for Trade Shows

Selfish Giving

This new trade show product uses money that normally goes to trade show tchotchkes and funnels it to charitable organizations that fight hunger, work to end homelessness, conduct medical research, and take environmental action.

How trade shows are like fundraising

Fundraising Coach

Yesterday, I had the privilege of representing my social media coaching with the Human Business Works team at a trade show called the “ New England Xpo.&#. Trade shows are weird. Trade shows remind me of my work as an admissions counselor.

Interview On Cause Marketing With a Trade Magazine Reporter

Cause Related Marketing

Last week I did “email interview” on cause-related marketing with Carol Gustafson, a writer for W&E Today, a trade magazine for the western and English equine industry.She asked me five questions.

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Google Adwords Tricks of the Trade – Part I


With year-end fundraising officially over I thought I would share some insights from the various Google Adwords campaigns I manage for my non-profit clients. There a few things you should know upfront. First, the campaigns were run on Google’s paid advertising platform — not Google Grants.

Interview On Cause Marketing With a Trade Magazine Reporter, Part II

Cause Related Marketing

The second half of an interview with Carol Gustafson, a writer with Western & English Today, a trade magazine to the equine industry.3. What are the secrets to success? The ways to make any CRM effort pay dividends for both the charity and the business.)The

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OluKai Cause Markets For Local Cause at Outdoor Retailer Show

Cause Related Marketing

Trade shows are a natural for cause marketing because there are so many like-minded people under one roof. I almost always suggest to clients that if they’re going to do cause marketing at a trade show that they consider doing it on behalf of cause in the city where the show is being held.

My tools of the trade - Pro/Con List

Mission Paradox Blog

I can say, conservatively, that I''ve played a part in selling about six million dollars worth of tickets to arts events.   I''ve done most of that without a written marketing plan.  I''ve helped my clients write their own marketing plans but I haven''t used one personally in about five years. For me the single most effectively marketing tool I use is a pro/con list. Whenever I start the marketing process for art I create a list of pros and cons for each production. 

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Cause Marketing Blog Interview with Randy McKinley of Bearpaw

Cause Related Marketing

You can always find a lot of very visible ‘big cause marketing’ at the trade show, which took place in January 2013 in Salt Lake City. But in my fifth time at the biannual trade show I went looking for small efforts; cause marketing that’s just being tried out.

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.

Nike Vet Keeps Bike Inner Tubes Out of the Landfill and Benefits the Humane Society

Cause Related Marketing

Cycle Dog Alden Keene Outdoor Retailer Trade Show TerraCycle Nike Paul FidrychPaul Fidrych left a promising career at Nike to start a business with his wife that takes old bike inner tubes and upcycles them into useful things like dog collars, chew toys and water dishes.

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Cause Marketing Signs at the Summer Outdoor Retailer Show

Cause Related Marketing

So when I walked through the Salt Palace Convention Center on Wednesday the aisles were filled not with throngs of people but with the detritus of a giant trade show. o ) Nonetheless, just walking around the trade show floor I already saw signs (literally) of cause marketing.

Buy One Plant One Cause Marketing at the Outdoor Retailer Show

Cause Related Marketing

BOGO Trees for the Future Paul Jones Oboz Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Alden Keene and Associates Heifer InternationalOver the last few years I’ve profiled about a dozen or so variations on a theme of ‘Buy One Give One’ (BOGO).

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.

Camelbak Announces New Cause Marketing Effort for

Cause Related Marketing

David Letterman Camelbak Facebook Shannon Stearns Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Matt DamonCamelbak did a cause marketing campaign with last year wherein the hydration company created a specially-branded version of its water bottles that the charity sold as a fundraiser.

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 Corporate Social Responsibility Outdoor Retailer Trade Show Alden Keene and Associates Twitter cause marketing

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.

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. Maybe it’s the old school Barry White I’m listening to as I write this, but size matters in cause marketing.

B2B Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Instead, Rose is taking its appeals to its customers… industrial and commercial property developers and managers… at the trade shows it attends. B2B cause marketing Rose Paving Cause Marketing at Trade Shows St.

Anniversary - Remember More Than the Date

Social Media Bird Brain

Tags: small nonprofits pentagon remember world trade center passion september 11 9/11

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.

Four Publications, Four Sponsors, Four Seal Campaigns

Cause Related Marketing

I’ve opined here in the past that the Fair Trade Certified probably has a better chance at long-term success than rivals with their super-detailed certification processes.

Back to Action: End of Summer EveryAction Update


If you’re anything like us, you’re ready to trade tank tops for awesome cardigans and cool lemonade for pumpkin lattes, but mostly, you’re ready to get back to doing good Can you believe summer’s almost over?

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Tax Deductions for Cause-Related Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: University of Chicago Law School Fair Trade Yoplait Senator Chuck Grassley Anup Malani Cantilena Music Susan G.

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Diving for Freebies – PLUS New Premiums for Public Radio

NonProfit Branding

And then – in a public media version of dumpster diving – your station colleagues traded dignity for giveaways. In a shameless hustle, VisABILITY brought a wheelbarrow of excess merchandise to the PMDMC in Denver last July. Here we share a peek at that frenzy. Then we introduce NEW branding products and contributor incentives for Fall Fundraising! […

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No Fire, No Risk, No Challenge

The Agitator

Roger appears to be in an agitated — and agitating — mood.

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Development Fatigue

A Small Change

Leave your little trick of the trade or story as a comment below. Are you experiencing “Development Fatigue”? Many donors go through “Donor Fatigue” when they have been asked too often for a donation but that’s not what I’m talking about.

3 Things You Can Learn From $58B in Donations


Now, to be fair, the information we collect is very simple (a donor ID #, a donation date, and a donation amount), and our terms of service explicitly state we will not sell, lease, or trade that data. If you had $58B, you would be among some interesting company.

Here’s how fundraising retention rates compare to other industries


Trade or organizational membership organizations – 85% (also reported in 2012 ). Fitness/health clubs – 72.4% ( reported in July of 2014 ). Software as a service (SaaS) – 46% annual churn leaving 56% of customers retained is considered BAD !

No Going Back for This Nonprofit After Switching to a Digital Annual Report

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Trade Offs. The biggest trade off, though, is in knowing who is reading the report, which goes both ways. Sick of me telling you to get rid of your long printed annual reports? Well, I’ll stop when you stop.

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Raising Your Boss’s Profile: What’s Your Advice?

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

She’s already on the regional and national trade conference speaking circuit in your sector. Here’s a challenge that several nonprofit communicators have asked me about recently: How do I raise the national visibility of my boss on our issues?

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7 Ways to Say No Without Actually Saying It #CALMnotBUSY

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Is that a good trade-off?” ” Help the person making the request see the trade-off of doing the task. Controlling your own calendar and to-do list is essential to being a CALM not BUSY communications director.

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The Key to Successful Buy Term Paper


Online Stock Trading. It will be potential to participate readily on the web for stock-trading training and also there are a number of education software programs to select from. They ought to take care when selecting where you can purchase custom term papers.

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3rd Annual EveryAction Nonprofit Halloween Costume Parade


and around the world by combating large-scale cruelties such as puppy mills, animal fighting, factory farming, and the wildlife trade. Happy Halloween from all of us at EveryAction! Each year, our staff marks the occasion by dressing up as some of our favorite nonprofit organizations as a way to recognize their incredible work and the start of end-of-year fundraising push with some fun. Tweet us your favorite nonprofit costumes at @EveryActionHQ - you could win some ghoulishly great gear!

Avoiding Regulatory Blunders

The Agitator

This is no time for the sector and its trade association to acquiesce or silently lick its wounds while new rules are proposed and then imposed. What’s essential now is that the nonprofit community, its consultants, agencies, vendors and trade associations take. Last week, in The U.K.’s s New Fundraising Sheriff , I noted the failure of UK fundraisers and The Institute of Fundraising at self-regulation.

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No More Grumpy Fundraisers

The Agitator

Not only are we witness to the daily parade of good and bad ideas in our trade, but it’s a terrific way to keep up with changing times. Each day for the past 10 years Tom and I have pored over dozens of blogs, papers, presentations and speeches prepared by scores of fundraisers.

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Gcse Coursework


Remaining trade industry professionals in certain concepts, our freelance writers have the ability to supplies a tradition formulated old fashioned paper fully similar to your prefer and calls for of your respective respective professor.

Great Nonprofit Communications Jobs

Getting Attention

Communications Manager Fair Trade Federation (Wilmington, DE). Post YOUR comms job here —nonprofits, grantmakers, B Corps & vendors serving nonprofits. Communications & Political Director , National Organization for Women (New York, NY). Communications & Program Associate Center for Genetics and Society (Berkeley, CA). Communications Coordinator The Human Society of Sarasota County (Sarasota, FL). Communications Coordinator City Academy (St. Louis, MO).

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