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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

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The Stronger Your Brand, the Greater Your Social Profitability

Start by putting smart, practical strategies in place

Is strategic planning any less important for a not-for-profit cause or organization’s brand than it is for a new startup or an established business? Not if you’re aiming for success and striving for Social Profitability! Building an effective strategy for a new or existing program or campaign takes more than just running with a good idea. It involves planning, insight… 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

Social Media Influencers Engage Your Target Audience

Consider this tactic in your next media mix to see Social Profitability

There has never been a better time to break through the clutter of traditional advertising and reach your intended audience in a far more authentic way. This is especially true when you want to gain the interest and attention of millennials to achieve Social Profitability. The focus has shifted to social media, where people look to each other and their favourite personalities… 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

Creating Standout Creative for Social Profitability

Not-for-Profits need to start with a standout Creative Brief

The Creative Brief is an all-important step in bringing your cause, company or brand to market. As a communications tool, it puts you and your agency on common ground, speaking the same language and working towards achieving the same goals. Without it, misfires and miscommunication can ensue. Get it right and it becomes your clear path towards Social Profitability. Before… Read More

Spread Your Message for Social Profitability

Create Consistency With a Brand Style Guide

Congratulations! You’ve worked hard with your agency and creative team to craft a brand identity that represents your cause or organization. Now you’re ready to spread your message to make the most impact for Social Profitability. Your internal team is excited by the possibilities and is geared to getting the word out to your network of supporters and beyond. Now… 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

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

How Transparency Factors into Social Profitability

Gaining trust for your organization

Cause-related marketing has grown into a popular strategic tactic and public relations tool for corporations and charities. Trust is the key to building a transparent brand. Trust is even more critical in branding and reporting in the not-for-profit sector. It is imperative that your audience believes that the business or organization is acting as a good corporate citizen and doing… Read More