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Do You do Mobile?


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. Are you thinking about the future of communication as it relates to reaching and connecting with your supporters, donors, volunteers and members? What about reaching those who know nothing about you?

Are Nonprofits Wasting Time Developing Mobile Apps?


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


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


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

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

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

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Apps, Responsive Design, or Both: Some Important Guidelines for Going Mobile for Nonprofitrs – Guest Post by Heidi Massey. Mobile

What Does the Mobile Market Look Like for Nonprofits?


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.

Blackbaud Announces March Web Seminars for Nonprofits


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

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The rise of QR Codes has helped many nonprofits understand the need for mobile websites, or at the very least mobile-optimized web pages.

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.

Nonprofits: Time to Get Mobile


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

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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

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

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

My New Year’s Resolution: Balancing Solitude and Connectedness

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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


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

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Dan Michel, Digital Marketing Manager, Feeding America Twitter: @dpmichel. We saw a lot of interest and click thrus from Twitter particularly.&#

Are you on the Mobile Bandwagon?

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Mobile is a growing trend that just won't quit. I was not an early adopter of a mobile device. Author: Sally Heaven. I mean EVERYWHERE.

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


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?

Game Changing Strategies for Nonprofits in 2011


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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10 Tips for Optimizing Mobile Email Marketing


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.

Mobile apps are a waste of time for associations.


[Editor''s note - this post originally appeared on November 11, 2010. I believe that associations need to get mobile right, and fast.

Nonprofits Take a Dive into Mobile Apps


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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Technology Trends for Nonprofits in 2011


is through mobile devices! Why Go Mobile? Did you know that mobile web use increased by 230% between 2008 and 2009? [1]

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?

Mobile Storytelling: An Evolving Story


By Nam-ho Park, Director, Mobile Service, Forum One. Now we have our mobile devices diligently collecting our data. My Story.

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

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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?

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

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

It's About Impact NOT Influence


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.

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

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Personal Democracy Forum: Rethinking Nonprofits. View more presentations from Beth Kanter. Our topic is rethinking nonprofits in a networked age.

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

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

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


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

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


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?

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

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

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


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

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Tags: mobile

Constructive Disruption: Advancing Social Change Through the Cloud


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.

Mobile Solution: Responsive Design on ictQATAR


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

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

My Perfect Smartphone: Not An iPhone

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I also learned about Creedo Mobile , a socially responsible mobile provider. mobileMy Best Buy Recommendation Sheet.

Gov 2.0 and the Social Sector


conference gave interesting attention to opening up data for spatial analysis, using geographical based information in crises such as Haiti and Chile, and innovative light-weight open source software like Ushahidi for social mobilization and response. Mobile and Social Media And the Gov 2.0 Mine way, “share data now.”) The Gov 2.0

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