Any non commercial entity but can be an ambiguous term – some crossover with previous lecture on PSA’s as many of these bodies are
Official definition of non profit organisations - lots is concerned with changing opinions and behavior – is this in fact more powerful than commercial advertising as it can instigate cultural change?
Any non commercial entity but can be an ambiguous term – some crossover with previous lecture on PSA’s as many of these bodies are also registered charities such as DrinkAware – going to look at a few specific sectors of non profits
Focused on bringing about social , political , economic , or environmental change
Charitable organisations are based on philanthropic values and this is what defines them in the non profit sector – giving to the less fortunate or those who have suffered misfortune is key
social enterprise is an organization that applies business strategies to achieving philanthropic goals – can be structured as for profit or not for profit but id for-profit then profits are usually pumped back into organisation
These non-profits are focused on better education and research into common health issues – no commercial agenda here
Focus with these organisations is social issues – crossover with health
As you can see they are often difficult to define and can be categorised under numerous headings – and this list is not exhaustive either – lots of other types of non profit, just highlighting a few key areas
The aims of non profit marketing differ considerably from for-profit marketing but essentially the process is the same – plus non-profits usually have some commercial income from revenue producing activities so must be well versed in both types of marketing.
These are some common aims and objectives – they have to be tied in to actual organisation and adapted – not all will apply to every case – again, similar to PSA usually not trying to
Movember – international campaign to raise awareness of prostate cancer Aims - Raise awareness and education about prostate cancer and raise funds for research into male cancers
Commercial partnerships with male brands to increase awareness – these are major partners
And these are supporting partners but it is how this partnership is implemented that is original
Movember themed ads – raising further awareness of cause with fulfilling commercial values – different objectives for each advert – HP, driving social media accounts
Movember themed merchandise from sponsors – raising further awareness of cause with fulfilling comercial values
Various parts to Movember UK website which focus on different parts of their aims and fulfill different parts of overall strategy
Mo News – lots of moustache related content – additional exposure for partners as well as a chance to showcase stories and photos with links to competitions and other functionality on the website
One of most interesting aspects of Movember campaign is the Mo Community which pulls together all user generated content from campaign – again, makes all participants feel as if they are part of a bigger change as well as encouraging a certain level of competitiveness
Each participant of Movember can create their own Mo Space – essentially a profile on a niche social network – summary of motivations, donations and mo photos. Also gives participants a chance to update their profile, share to Facebook/Twitter and rate Mo Spaces. Encourages creativity and interaction – same concepts as Facebook but their own social network.
Donations can also be tracked on the website – leaderboards for countries, teams and individuals – inspires a competitive edge which is spot on for their male target audience
Mo money data is also available plotted on Google Maps so participants can find out events, parties and promotions going on in their area as well as giving them the feeling of being part of a collective This provides an easy way for participants to get involved in the campaign and spread the word
An extra layer of interactivity and engagement is created by having sponsor focused promotions and competitions – adding another layer of value to sponsors as well as enabling them to fulfill their business objectives such as driving traffic/likes to Facebook page
Other competitions such as The Moscars (video awards) provide a great way to generate lots of user generated content around the topic of Movember as well as encouraging more engagement and conversations – best Movember video and best Movember music video – notice how prizes are all very male orientated
More Movember merchandise that is free – again encourages participation and spreads the word of Movember – free so reduced barriers to participation
Movember finishes off with real life events – joined up marketing and breaking down barrier between online and offline activity – awards at each event such as Team Mo, Miss Movember and Man of Movember 2011
Even serious information about mens health is in keeping with the brand and campaign tone of voice/messaging – addressing serious issues surrounding mens health past just
And if that wasn’t enough, they also have a Movember app which combines functionality of Mo Community and main Movember website – responds to consumer need of mobile updates
App stays focused on one of main aims which is to raise funds so it provides an easy way for participants to keep track of their own donations, teams and countries
Makes it easier for users to update their mo-space – strengthening online community around Movember – this fun functionality increases conversations around Movember and prostate cancer – fulfilling secondary aim of raising awareness Also has fun elements called Mo Fun which gives you a style guide to your moustache growing antics – think about how this relates to the pillars of WOM All this lowers barrier to entry for participants to get involved in the campaign and spread the word
Definition of Social Media Brief description and examples of each.
BA (Hons) Advertising Non-profits and social media
A non-profit organisation can be defined as “ An organisation that uses surplus revenues to achieve its goals, rather than distributing them as profit or dividends” http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nonprofit_organization Defining non-profit organisations