Wristbands: Carrying Your Message for Miles (and Years)

When the Livestrong Foundation (formerly known as the Lance Armstrong Foundation) launched the iconic yellow silicone wristband in 2004 as a fundraising initiative, I hoped it would raise some money for a worthy cause. I had no idea that it would catch on across the country — and around the world — as one ofContinue reading “Wristbands: Carrying Your Message for Miles (and Years)”

Cause-Related Marketing: Support or Scam?

Cause-related marketing campaigns seem like a win-win situation. Consumers and businesses help support wonderful causes while the benefiting organizations raise much-needed funds. Do they really make a difference though? As in most cases, cause-related marketing brings both good and bad. As a consumer, you can ask a few questions to ensure you really are supportingContinue reading “Cause-Related Marketing: Support or Scam?”