Tag Archive for Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Cause Marketing, a commonly used strategy, has proven effective in both deepening brand value and gaining exposure for worthy causes. The general idea of cause [related] marketing involves the cooperative efforts of a “for profit” business and a non-profit organization…

Sign of the Times

Seattle is home to about 550,000 people, and according to The National Coalition for the Homeless 5,500 of the residents of Seattle are homeless. That means that out of every 100 people you see walking down the street, one of…

strip for clothes

The last Virgin campaign “Virgin Mobile” raises skepticism on the adequacy between the product of a company and its messaging. The product, nothing but Virgin cellphones, its cause marketing messaging “Someone out there needs clothes more than you.” In its…

get conscious or get left behind

As society becomes more socially conscious, we’ve been using our power as consumers to demand businesses get involved too. Businesses are responding to the current generation’s preparedness to either reward or punish companies based on their socially-conscious positions, and it…

Bringing out the best in all of us

At London’s World Entrepreneurial Summit, MSN announced their plans to launch a portal with WhatOnEarthIsGoingOn devoted to cause marketing. The portal will bring together marketers and consumers in an online community, in the hope of building a mutually beneficial relationship…