Category: Cause Marketing —

Exploring Your Neighbourhood For Social Profitability

Business success with ‘kindness’ at its core!

A couple of weeks ago a member of our team was walking around the neighbourhood and stumbled upon a small boutique store called, A Kind Heart. She was intrigued and decided to step inside. This is Emily’s story… Kyla, who I later learned was the owner of the store, warmly greeted me. She began telling me that all of the… Read More

Discover The Launch of A New Platform for Social Profitability

Collaboration is a game changer for agencies and clients alike

Years of involvement in fundraising and marketing have borne witness to many successful professional collaborations and significant relationships. Never has this proven truer than when two companies are able work together to realize a vision for their not-for-profit clients and create something spectacular in the process. As a company owner, I have been fortunate to have been involved in such… Read More

Time to Grow the Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Space

Time to Grow the Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Space

How the top industry players are raising Social Profitability

Toronto recently played host to the second annual Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Canada Conference, which was attended by professionals in the not-for-profit fundraising and development sector. This is a community of people who dedicate their lives to Social Profitability. Conference speakers and attendees represented a wide range of not-for-profit organizations and those who provide services to this sector. Many left with some… Read More

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The Perfect Occasion to Shine the Spotlight on Corporate Social Profitability

Holidays are the time to brighten the lives of those less fortunate

We’re deep in the holiday season. Along with holiday sales and promotions, inboxes and mailboxes are filled with friendly reminders and heartfelt pleas to help boost Social Profitability for those less fortunate and to personally give, give, give. But it takes more than one individual’s efforts to raise the kind of money that makes a real impact. We commend all… Read More

Promoting Causes During Back to School Achieves Social Profitability

Retailers use the busy shopping period to drive sales and awareness

The back-to-school period continues to gain importance and is second only to the December holidays as the busiest shopping period of the year. With that in mind, many retailers are stepping up their Q3 marketing and promotion efforts on behalf of their favourite charities and causes to gain Social Profitability. In an already crowded marketplace, with retailers vying for parents’… Read More

A Shirt to Inspire Action

Limited-edition t-shirts designed for charitable giving

As a platform to inspire and activate businesses and organizations for Social Profitability, Social Worth is all about creating opportunities to move people to do great things. The question is: how do you bring the concept of inspiring action to life? Identifying the opportunity to bring our message of Social Profitability to life, led to the launch of our own… Read More

Using #BringBackTheBees for Social Profitability

Brands take action to raise awareness

‘Buzz’ went missing from Honey Nut Cheerios boxes. Burt’s Bees erased the letter ‘B’ on limited-edition lip balm packaging, advertising and from social media posts. Two new awareness campaigns came into market, designed to put the focus on the serious global decline of the honeybee population and other pollinator species facing extinction, which puts one-third of our food supply in… 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

‘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

Rewarding Charities for Upholding Big Goals and Achieving Social Profitability

Changing attitudes towards not-for-profit spending

Let’s take the altruistic attitude about not-for-profits – especially in relation to spending and expenses – and turn it on its ear. Many of us recognize that causes and charities are as much a business as any in the private sector, and equally accountable to the bottom line. Yet, it takes money to make money, even for charities. Is it… Read More