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Do You do Mobile?

NetWits

What about reaching those who know nothing about you? I am. I’m thinking about how the nonprofit industry should be adapting to the ever changing landscape of internet use and how mobile devices fit in. Here’s a few interesting points to consider

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?

Frogloop

New tools and mobile apps should always be on our radar. Consider what the most popular mobile apps are today. deep breath * There.

The Rise of Mobile

NetWits

billion subscriptions), from 53 per cent of total mobile subscriptions at the end of 2005 to an estimated 73 per cent at the end of 2010.

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”. Good luck!

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Nonprofits: Time to Get Mobile

Frogloop

So in times of natural disasters like the catastrophic earthquake that hit Haiti and affected more then two million people, can a mobile strategy help raise money in times of crisis? By day two, they raised $5 million via mobile, which accounted for less than 20% of the total $35 million they raised in the last 48 hours.

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Scanning for Good – How Nonprofits Can Use QR Codes

NetWits

When people scanned the QR code with their smart phone, it opened a mobile-friendly petition aimed at saving British Columbia’s Flathead River Valley.

7 Ways for Nonprofits to Use Mobile Phones to Rake in Cash Monies

NTEN

If you’re like most people working at a nonprofit, you probably had a “Holy Mobile!” moment in January, 2010, when an outpouring of donations followed the devastating Haiti quake. But what you may not have anticipated was that $41m of these dollars flowed through mobile phones via “premium text messages.” Did you miss mobile?

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10 Most Popular Posts of 2010

Nonprofit Tech for Good

My guess is the top posts for 2011 will be quite different – more Mobile Web, geolocation, LinkedIn, and live-streaming. Mobile Technology Social MediaSomewhat surprising! Google searches likely had a big effect because other posts got a lot more buzz on Twitter and Facebook. Best to you and your nonprofit in 2011!

Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Needs a Mobile Website

Nonprofit Tech for Good

With smartphones now outselling PCs and tablet sales surpassing even the most conservative of estimates, the majority of your nonprofit’s supporters will likely be browsing your website on mobile devices by 2013  – and unfortunately most nonprofits are not prepared for this dramatic shift in Web communications.

Blackbaud Announces March Web Seminars for Nonprofits

NetWits

Blackbaud is offering a free web seminar series to help nonprofits build strategies for mobilizing, soliciting, and stewarding supporters during and after times of disaster. Blackbaud experts and partners developed the seminars based off of their work with nonprofit customers who responded to the Haiti earthquake.

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What Does the Mobile Market Look Like for Nonprofits?

NetWits

There is no debate on what the future of nonprofits in the mobile space looks like. Make sure your web site has a mobile component.

Why Apple (and their Users) Need A Charity Vetting System for iPhone Apps

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

People want a way to help the causes they care about, and they want to be able to do it easily via their mobile devices. mobile

Do Nonprofits Need To Consider iPads in their Mobile/WebStrategy?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Tags: mobile

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Blog Action Day 2010: Water

Amy Sample Ward

This past Sunday was October 10th, 2010 – also know as 101010, the Global Work Day for climate action supported by 350.org and others.

22 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Only a tiny fraction of nonprofits have a mobile website. Here are 22 nonprofit mobile websites to help get your creativity flowing: 1.

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Take Breaks: There’s nothing like shutting off the damn computer or mobile phone and going for a walk.   Technology Approaches.

Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011

NTEN

However, what is really interesting is the fact that almost half of this 22.7% is through mobile devices! Why Go Mobile? Get Engaged!

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Tech@State – Civil Society 2.0: Reflections on Networked Nonprofits and Free Agents

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Graphic Recording by OTH Consulting. Photo by Mark Horvath. initiative. Tech@State. View more presentations from Beth Kanter.

Is your site optimized for mobile?

Connection Cafe

Nielsen reports that as of Q1 2010 , 23% of people with mobile devices now have a smartphone instead of a regular old boring/dumb cell phone.

Mobile Storytelling: An Evolving Story

NTEN

By Nam-ho Park, Director, Mobile Service, Forum One. Now we have our mobile devices diligently collecting our data. This is so true.

Zoetica Salon Summary: Feeding America’s Social Media Measurement Strategy

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. Source: Social Marketing Analytics by John Lovett and Jeremiah Owyang.

Haiti and Mobile Grassroots Giving

Connection Cafe

As of Friday, the American Red Cross had raised $9 million in mobile giving through this program. Often just $10.

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Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011

Frogloop

Mobile! Apps are fine, but nonprofits seriously need to invest in mobile versions of their sites. You don't have to translate your whole site, but be strategic about what content mobile browsers want, and what you want mobile browsers to see. This gives them options to move between different CMS's or Mobile apps.

Nonprofits Take a Dive into Mobile Apps

Frogloop

Has the world gone mobile crazy? Apple’s app store just cracked a quarter million available mobile applications, Google’s Android is giving them a run for their money, and Microsoft is waiting in the wings with a Windows 7 Mobile. Does your organization have a mobile and app strategy? Tags: Mobile

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Are you on the Mobile Bandwagon?

Connection Cafe

Mobile is a growing trend that just won't quit. Author: Sally Heaven. Is your organization ready? And I've never looked back. mean EVERYWHERE.

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My Perfect Smartphone: Not An iPhone

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

mobileMy Best Buy Recommendation Sheet. Original Photo by Joi Ito. Our online petition has over 5,000 signatures.

Mobile websites vs. apps - what's right for you?

Connection Cafe

mobile consumers now have smartphones , says The Nielsen Company. Combine that with this nugget: by 2014 more people will view web pages using a mobile device than a computer. What about mobile websites versus apps? Should you invest your time and money in building a mobile version of your site, or developing an app?

Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.

SocialFish

believe that associations need to get mobile right, and fast. If you used [link] from your mobile phone, you used a web app. said it.

How Many Free Agents Does It Take To Change A Nonprofit Fortress?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Personal Democracy Forum: Rethinking Nonprofits. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. or institution to solve them. Friending and funding.

10 Tips for Optimizing Mobile Email Marketing

Frogloop

If your nonprofit doesn’t have a mobile strategy on its radar, you need to develop one. While web-based email went down in 2010, mobile email went up 36% in the US as we reported last week on Frogloop. Nonprofits can no longer afford to ignore mobile email. Battle of the inboxes happens on mobile too. 5.

It's About Impact NOT Influence

Frogloop

Mobilizing volunteers are a critical part of building movements. Do you think your organization has clout or Klout ? Is your organization considered a content curator? Are you a leader or a follower? Or are social media ranking tools an example of more kool-aid mix being added to the overflowing punch bowl? Nope, it’s not possible.

The Future of the Nonprofit Office: Working from Home v2.0

NTEN

Advances in mobile technology are significantly changing how we live and work. Emerging tablet computing devices, such as the Apple iPad and Samsung Galaxy, promise the benefit of mobile access with a larger form factor than a phone screen, making it much easier to do work in the field. Probably like your own home. What do you think?

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Apple May Not Listen, But Google and Microsoft Are All Ears …

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Apple is a leading platform of mobile apps. mobileTo date, there has been no response. Google and Microsoft are all ears.

Petition Apple to Support Nonprofits

Amy Sample Ward

Thanks to the leadership and quick acting of Beth Kanter and Sue Anne Reed, there’s now a petition is up on Care2 focused on the fact that Apple’s iPhone app policy does not allow nonprofits to gather donations via the mobile phone platform. campaigns issues advocacy apple donations mobile petitionWhat do you think?

10NTC Science Fair Preview - Giveaways, More Giveaways and Free Apple iPads

NTEN

We're only 20 days away from the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference -- but who's counting? Oh, and did we mention there will be prizes?

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Why I’m Gonna Ditch My Iphone for Android (hint: donation apps)

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

mobileFinally, he examines Apple’s lack of generosity as a failure of being a good corporate citizen.  

5 Reasons Why Your Email Got Deleted

NetWits

Would you be happy with a return of.30 cents per email address when asking your supporter based for money through an email appeal? Weak Subject.

Want Apple To Get iPhone Donations Right? Sign the Online Petition!

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

– and unless enough people agitate to get their attention, with a follow up of a dialogue.     It’s up to Apple … mobile

Fundraising Trends: Mobile Giving and Crowdfunding, and the Next Generation of Canadian Giving

Connection Cafe

The increase in use of mobile devices has led us to a place where mobile fundraising can no longer be ignored.

Are Qwerty Monsters the Nonprofit Donors of the Future?

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Google and Microsoft sent me mobile phones in response to my complaints about the Apple iPhone in-app donation policy. mobile