Sunday, November 13, 2011

Clay Aiken Fans Add Nifty Fliers to Pepsi Campaign

INCLUSION FOR ALL CHILDREN - Inclusion is giving people their rightful opportunity to participate. Through after-school programs and summer camps, the NIP seeks to ensure that no child sits on the sidelines.

For $50k Pepsi Grant

Info Fliers Boost NIP Voting Pool

With the aid of dedicated supporters and reciprocating charities, the National Inclusion Project continues to hold the #2 slot for a November Pepsi Refresh $50k grant.

A tour of Clay Aiken message boards, Facebook, and Twitter yields constant reminders to vote and expand the voting pool for the charity co-founded by the singer in 2003. After today, readers of this blog can add fliers to their list of tools.

In the three-pronged daily Pepsi Refresh voting process, the quickest methods are by Facebook and text. The Pepsi site requires more time and patience, but dedicated followers persevere in rendering five votes per registered ID -- one each for the National Inclusion Project plus four reciprocating causes.

Links/text numbers for the NIP's partners and allies are included on the voting widget in the Carolina sidebar. A crash course in the voting procedure with a suggested comment to leave at partner sites is provided in the VOTE panel.

Like the widget, the fliers were designed and produced by Scarlett.

Double clickable/printable NIP Pepsi fliers.

Fan Garners Votes with Fliers

One of the most creative supporters in spreading the Pepsi fliers throughout her community is queenmama247. The minute these were posted on message boards her printer went into overdrive.

The single fliers can be inserted or attached to emails to family, friends, and associates. Below are some of queenmama's uses for the fliers. Post yours in the comment section and I will add them to the blog proper.

1. Leave fliers at your hair salon, and ask if one can be posted in the window.
2. Take fliers to your local hardware store, paint store, flower shop, library, laundromat, and hospital cafeteria.
The big stores aren't too receptive, but the small neighborhood stores are so kind. Most of them will put the fliers by the register. - queenmama

3. If you are attending a wedding, baby shower, or other social gathering, have the guests text a vote together. Keep the volume turned up, and the return replies will be amazing!

During last summer's Pepsi Refresh drive,
queenmama secured 200 text votes at her niece's wedding reception.

B/W double clickable/printable fliers.

4. Enlist the aid of a high school student. In many schools, assisting with this project counts toward community service credit, a high school graduation requirement.
My high school neighbor plans to see how many people he can get to text at football games and other sports events. He likes challenges. With permission, he posted a flier on the high school bulletin board. - queenmama

5. Pass the fliers out at church on Sundays and Wednesdays.

Don't forget to share the ways these fliers are helping you spread the word about the National Inclusion Project's Pepsi Refresh campaign.

Clay Aiken in New York City. - Clickable photo enhanced by Sally.

Those who are following the taping of a certain TV show in New York City will recognize the above photo of Clay as one that ran at Reality Aired on Nov. 11.

In a matter of minutes, CA fans cropped the singer and produced a profile that spread to the far reaches of Clay Cyberspace. The double clickable enhanced today by Sally is one you just might want to right-click and save.

Have an awesome week, Clay Nation!

For more information about the Inclusion Project's participation in the Pepsi Refresh, see the 11/4 blog: Clay Aiken Fans Champion Charities.

The 11/4 entry also contains previews and order info for the 2012 Clay Aiken Calendars. Order deadline is 11/22, so link to the 11/4 blog ... SOON!


MOButtercup said...

Just printed these and am so excited to start getting them out! Thanks for sharing them!

Sandy said...

Brilliant idea with the flyers!

Great to hear that the NIP is holding the #2 spot!

What a beautiful profile of Clay! He sure does have one of the nicest profiles I have seen in a man! PERFECTION!!

Thanks for the updates on this new Pepsi Challenge!!

Have a great week!


SueReu said...

Anyone with a Smart Phone should find out if they can download the Pepsi Refresh App. I have it on my phone and can vote daily without having to type in weird word verifications on a daily basis. Log in once, go to your dashboard and go. Easy as pie.

Voting every day =)

jbc4clay said...

Thanks for the added information about the fliers! SueReu, I hate those scrambled words! Many of the iPhone apps will not work with my windows phone. It can sing and just about dance, but the iPhone apps -ack!
Caro - love the photo and it is now on my computer!

Cookie said...

Thanks for the continues to amaze me how fans are so creative! I will be distributing these everywhere!! Cookie

T said...

Hi Caro! I haven't posted for a long time. So many things going on. I really am happy and excited to see your blog. It keeps me up-to-date as to what's going on especially with Clay. I'm so glad about the #2 spot.

Thanks so much Caro for always bringing us your interesting blog. I really love it!

Take care and ♥


Anonymous said...

Hi Caro,

What a great idea for the flyers! Clay Fans are the best!!

So excited to hear that the NIP is is #1,

Thank you for another wonderful and very informative blog Caro, just what would we do without you?

Great photo of Clay...can't wait for "The Apprentice"

Have a great week.


Anonymous said...

Thanks Caro!!
Hope life is being kind. Always enjoy your encouragements and every blog! wi.

kta said...

I'm voting every day for the NIP. Great idea about the fliers.

Now that picture of Clay. Gorgeous! :)

Aspiegirl44 said...

Hi Caro. Thanks for another wonderful blog. Love the picture too. Will get my vote in for today too. :)

((HUGS)) Kathy/Aspiegirl

Cynthia Coleman said...

Great information, Caro. Good to hear from you. I have limited texts(200 a month)., so I just limit my text votes to the National Inclusion Project 1x a day or so. Take care & God bless. Love always, Cynthia

Barbara said...

Hi, Caro! Happy that The NIP is holding on to the No. 2 spot, and the flyers are a great idea! Thanks for sharing!

Love the pic of Clay. I'm really looking forward to watching the Apprentice when it airs. It will be great to see Clay on TV again.

Thanks for another great blog and all of the info.

Have a great weekend!

Love and hugs, ♥♥
Barbara :-)