Category: Activation —
Appreciation Amplifies Social Profitability

Appreciation Amplifies Social Profitability

Make your stewardship as epic as your event!

I participated in the 10th Annual Ride to Conquer Cancer. I trained, raised over $4,000 for the Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation (PMCF) and rode over 200km from Toronto to Niagara Falls. It was an incredible experience from start to finish. A couple of months ago, Geoff wrote a blog called “Is Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Still Achieving Social Profitability?” He posed the following… Read More

Is Peer-to-Peer Fundraising-Still-Achieving Social Profitability

Is Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Still Achieving Social Profitability?

Time to examine initiatives and participant engagement

The question, “Is peer-to-peer fundraising dead?” was recently posed to me. It struck me that as it relates to fundraising walks and rides, that may be the wrong question. Why not ask instead, “what are the leading causes and organizations doing right? How are they able to keep participants actively engaged and returning year after year to their signature events?”… Read More

Activate Your Social Media Followers for Social Profitability

Use social platforms for awareness, donations, and growth!

It’s time to up the ante for your cause or organization with a social media strategy that boosts your Social Profitability. It’s no longer enough just to have a website or some online digital presence. Social media is tapping into millions of followers worldwide. You want to be able to hone in on the right platforms that will attract the… Read More

Putting Your Campaign Front and Center for Social Profitability

Extending Your Reach to a Wider Audience

Fundraising campaigns take effort, time and money to build steam and reach enough supporters to see your donations or event registrations multiply. Of course, the connection to cause plays a strong roll in the success of any campaign’s achievement of Social Profitability. How can you guarantee that you’re in the game from the start? Firstly, don’t expect that your new… Read More

Team ‘Social Worth’ hits the Open Road & Track for Social Profitability

Coming together to raise funds and awareness

In addition to sharing our passion and commitment through our work on Social Worth, Geoff and I are incredibly fortunate to work with a team of marketing and communications professionals who are philanthropic, charitable, do-gooders. Geoff and David at the 2015 OneWalk – September 2015 So while we normally talk about what others are doing to bring together great companies… Read More

Iconic Office & Retail Property a Frontrunner in Social Profitability

Brookfield Place Toronto proves its Eco-Consciousness

“Are you Eco-Conscious?” That’s the question Brookfield Place is posing to its audience of corporate and commercial real estate tenants, and the over 100,000 people that pass through Toronto’s iconic office tower and retail concourse on a daily basis. The multi-channel campaign was designed to bring awareness and increase social activity during Earth Month, with an emphasis on the good… Read More

Plan Canada Uses Innovation to Achieve Social Profitability

#LiftHerUp campaign kicked off with a 3D hologram

When it comes to fundraising and cause marketing, we need to realize how technology can be harnessed to connect people and brands like never before. We need to find inventive and original ways to mesh strategic objectives, creative thinking and technical know-how. Plan International Canada recently demonstrated how it can be done with a new and innovative digital campaign that… Read More

‘Licensed to Learn’ for Social Profitability?

Peer-to-Peer tutoring is a game changer in boosting student success

I was introduced to an incredible organization dedicated to boosting student success through personalized peer tutoring and leadership training. With a small, but mighty team, this organization is currently engaging nearly 4,000 young people across Southern Ontario, with a focus on underserved groups and vulnerable communities in Neighbourhood Improvement Areas. L2L, or Licensed to Learn, is dedicated to helping youth… Read More

‘Slacktivism’ vs. Activism and its Effect on Social Profitability

Can your target audience be motivated into action through social media?

Supporting activist and advocacy groups, by simply “Clicking”, ‘Tweeting”, “Liking” or “Sharing” their message through social media platforms seems to be the latest trend. In this age of smartphones, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube (among others), it seems as though this is an easy way to cast a wide net, attain local and global outreach and allow for rapid dissemination of… Read More

Corporate Canada Targets Women’s Needs for Social Profitability

From health to domestic abuse, companies pledge their support

Each year, companies large and small make a commitment to causes that impact the lives of women. These partnerships not only benefit women’s causes, but also create a higher level of connection between the company and their employees. Whether through employee fundraising, participation or pro-bono gifts, becoming involved and supporting causes benefits staff, which in turn benefits the company’s Social… Read More