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Improving the communications strategies of health-focused social entrepreneurial organisations: guidance from the literature


  • Lauren Trabold
  • Paul N. Bloom
  • Lauren G. Block


Communicating persuasively about the value of healthier behaviours has become a critical challenge for many health-focused social entrepreneurial organisations that are interested in scaling their impact. Based on the literature in consumer behaviour, social marketing, and health communications, we propose several communication strategies that can help to overcome this challenge. We also offer examples of organisations that appear to have implemented these strategies.

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  • Lauren Trabold & Paul N. Bloom & Lauren G. Block, 2014. "Improving the communications strategies of health-focused social entrepreneurial organisations: guidance from the literature," International Journal of Entrepreneurial Venturing, Inderscience Enterprises Ltd, vol. 6(3), pages 201-219.
  • Handle: RePEc:ids:ijeven:v:6:y:2014:i:3:p:201-219

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