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March 28, 2006

Strategic Social Marketing for Nonprofits

From Marketingprofs.com:

by Nedra Kline Weinreich
March 21, 2006
If you run a nonprofit, you know that marketing is essential to your mission. To many nonprofit managers, marketing equals fundraising and nothing more. But your organization exists for more than just bringing in donations. By using social marketing methods, you can boost the effectiveness of programs and activities that are the reason your organization exists in the first placeā€”to make a difference.

Social marketing uses the same tools and techniques of commercial marketing, but its purpose is to bring about positive health and social change. Rather than focusing on sales or funds raised as the ultimate outcome, social marketing's bottom line is behavior change.

Read the rest here.

Interesting web site. Hat-tip to Jill Stover at VCU.

Posted by Becky at March 28, 2006 4:06 PM Posted to Marketing