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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

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.

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.

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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33 Nonprofit Mobile Websites

Nonprofit Tech for Good

One in four Americans now access the Mobile Web daily, yet only a tiny fraction of nonprofits have a mobile website. Susan G.

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.

NTC 2011 is Upon Us!

NetWits

Your Mission “To Go” – Nonprofits Gone Mobile! The Impact of Mobile and Social Media on Peer-to-Peer Fundraising. 2011 Nonprofit Technology Conference (#11ntc) is ramping up by kicking off the community voting website for over 400 nonprofit focused sessions! think those resources will give you a good idea of what’s going on. So easy!

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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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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.

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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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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.

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?

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.

Live blogging from the 2011 Millennial Donor Summit: Successfully Going Mobile

Amy Sample Ward

This session focuses on how to successfully get started with mobile technology, with Tonia Zampieri from Smart Online presenting. Why 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.

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?

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.

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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Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud

NTEN

The technology scene today is distinguished by the growing connectivity among devices, mobile phones, the PC, and the browser, which enable people and organizations to access information, communicate, and collaborate in more powerful ways. Jane Meseck, Microsoft Corporation. This new paradigm offers great potential to improve how we all work.

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.

HOW TO: Create a Mobile Website for Your Nonprofit for $8 a Month

Nonprofit Tech for Good

The Web is going mobile. One in five Americans now access the mobile Web daily. Others through mobile Web browsers. Easy enough.

The 5 Best Social Impact Games of 2010

NTEN

By Jeff Ramos, Community and Content Manager, Games for Change When most people outside gaming think of video games, they typically fall into three buckets: "old school" games like Super Mario and Tetris, social and mobile games like Farmville and Angry Birds, or hyper-violent console games like Grand Theft Auto. Everyone wins!

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What We Learned at Net:Work — It’s About People

Frogloop

Yesterday, we held our inaugural Net:Work conference at the Mission Bay Conference Center in San Francisco. Transparency builds trust.

The Future of (Nonprofit) Television

NTEN

The things that make the TV we've known -- limited channels defined by their number on a large stationary screen in our homes -- are merging into the world of the web and mobile. By Michael Hoffman, CEO, See3 Communications. In 1989, during a week in the Sinai desert in Egypt, I was invited into a Bedouin compound. There was no running water.

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It's Already September? (Or: Two Thirds of a Year's Worth of Fundraising Resources)

NTEN

thought I'd do my part with a few of 2010's best resources (so far). recap of fundraising resources of the first 2/3 of 2010 wouldn't be complete without some discussion of the incredible work that the Red Cross did using mobile and social media to raise funds and awareness about the disaster in Haiti. We recommend episode 11.

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5 Questions: Superheroes of Online Fundraising: Become a Data-Driven Strategist

NTEN

Note: As we prepare for the 2010 Nonprofit Technology Conference , we wanted share a wee bit of the wisdom our speakers will be serving up, so as not to overwhelm you when you get to Atlanta. What's the most important trend in nonprofit technology for 2010? We're asking them all to share their answers to five very important questions.

Innogive Conference Panel Resources: Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Mobile is the Needle, Social is the Thread: How Information Today is Woven Into Our Lives. Check it out on your mobile phone. ”?

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

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

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