Nedra Kline Weinreich's "What Is Social Marketing?"

Many of the communication tactics working for social programs are the same as those applied to commercial undertakings, including the most fundamentals of traditional marketing and public relations. However, social communications focus more on the consumer rather than the product. Notice also how social marketing expands the concept of publics, partnerships, policy, and purse-strings for a wider range of stakeholders in a project's activities and results.