The entire world is shocked by the situation in Ukraine: the Russian invasion of the territory of Ukraine. This is Putin’s war against the entire world, the tragedy is immense. We need to help. Many of our industry members know colleagues, friends, and people in the region.
If there was any time where you cannot explain being passive, this is it.
I would like to make the appeal specifically to you:
- In the Email marketing community,
- In Marketing automation and CRM,
- In MarTech & Marketing in general.
This is the time to help. I personally invite you to join in, help and show the world what we can do. Big or small, every contribution counts.
What can we do?
1. Add to the power of our community 💛💙
To show the power of the email marketing community. Here is a list of amazing companies, institutions, and individuals that are making a difference. Show the world how we are making an impact, by adding your initiative to our list. (There is an option to do as company, individual and keep as anonymous.
(but we’d ask you to show your name if you can). Add your initiative to this list
2. What can OUR INDUSTRY do specifically?
Obviously, with the size, there is a lot of possibilities to help. Here are some strong ideas:
- Give free use of tooling or services free for Ukrainian companies.
- Reimburse any costs made for sending, informing or appealing to others through your tooling.
- Support charities directly, with services and/or software.
- Craft and share additional resources (see below).
- Reserve space on your website, in your newsletter and social media accounts to share this message.
- Replace or add to you branded email footer, a link to charity page.
- Include a link to charity page in your personal email sign off.
- Ask two people in your network personally, what they are doing to help Ukraine.
- Invite local (eg non-English) to help and send personal appeals.
Other initiatives to join:
- Tech for Ukraine is a site for matching Tech companies with international non-profit organizations helping Ukraine amid war.
- People for people is a site matching demand and offers for help.
- UAtalents allows you to offer jobs / work for displaced Ukrainian talent (in tech and other), and companies to receive immediate free access to the initiative’s talent pool and help them find a job.
- Want to Support Ukraine Right Now? Hire Ukrainians – information and questions answered at YouTeam.
- A list of Ukrainian tech companies you can consider hiring.
Ask connections in the region how you can help them
One of the best ways to help is to directly ask your connections in the region what they need both in Ukraine or contacts in neighboring countries, like Poland, Slovakia, Romania, Hungary, and Moldova.
Here is LinkedIn links to your 1st personal connections and companies where you have personal connections:
- Ukraine: (Connections) (Companies)
- Slovakia: (Connections) (Companies)
- Romania: (Connections) (Companies)
- Hungary: (Connections) (Companies)
- Moldova: (Connections) (Companies)
Adding the badge to your website
Help us spread the word about this appeal by adding the badge to your website:
<script src="https://email@example.com/badge.js" url="https://www.emailaudience.com/support/" position="left" async></script>
You can paste the code above to anywhere on your site. It will look and work exactly the same as you see on this page in the bottom left corner.
Copyright-free images (you can use these for free)
Thank you for showing your support in a time of need.
If you have any questions or like to connect with me: Jordie van Rijn firstname.lastname@example.org or contact form
Signed, the global email marketing community.