Companies increasingly target nonprofit web and social media followers by using cause-related marketing display ads on the websites of charity or nonprofit organizations. Two key formats are used: either transactional (representing an explicit donation amount that a consumer can make to the nonprofit) or nontransactional (representing online cause sponsorship). Which one is more successful? A new study has some answers.
Wilson Ndasi (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a senior lecturer in digital marketing at the Oxford Brookes University Business School (OBBS), in the U.K. His main research area is at the intersection of digital and social marketing, corporate social responsibility concepts and consumer engagement applying psychoanalytic quantitative techniques.
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