Infographic: Think Mobile First


With the social advertising market projects to grow to $11 billion by 2017, getting a leg up on social media marketing, and more specifically mobile marketing, should be top priority in 2014 and beyond. If there was any doubt before, everyone now knows social media is here to stay.

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The Rise of Mobile


This phenomenon is not just occurring in the US – According to a report by International Telecommunications Union (ITU) mobile subscription growth was strong in developing countries (which have 3.8 How are you planning to embrace mobile technology as part of your digital strategy?

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Why the rise of mobile email might hurt nonprofits


As more people continue to check email on mobile devices, research has found mobile click-throughs are lacking. Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising communication email eMail marketing Non-Profit nonprofit responsive design

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10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile-Friendlier Email


Does your nonprofit send mobile-friendly email? You’ve likely heard about the importance of being mobile-friendly to engage constituents. Maybe even that: Mobile email opens are predicted to surpass desktop opens this year. What mobile email tips do you have to share?

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Mobilize Those Mobile Eyes

Connection Cafe

Today, the term “mobile” covers four primary types of engagement: Mobile messaging : sending text messages to your constituents. Text-to-give : enabling your constituents to text a $5 or $10 donation to your organization, paid via their mobile bill. Author: Guest Blogger.

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5 Myths of Mobile Fundraising, Debunked [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

I’m a designer who, up until recently, held some pretty naïve opinions about mobile fundraising. At the end of the 2014 giving season, we completed a mobile fundraising study across 343 nonprofit websites to help separate our facts from our opinions. I have a confession.

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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018


M+R Benchmarks Report , 40% of nonprofit website visitors in the year 2017 were using a mobile phone - a 9% increase from the year prior. And it's not just websites that are affected by the trend toward mobile - more and more communication now happens through cell phones.

Infographic: Understanding Mobile Donors


The post Infographic: Understanding Mobile Donors appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Do you know your donors? No, I mean do you REALLY know your donors? IF you don’t, it’s time to start paying closer attention!

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Modern Mobilization: People Powered Engagement

Connection Cafe

Some of the most powerful players in the world today— from #GivingTuesday to Donald Trump to Airbnb® to the Parkland students—are successful because they understood one thing: people powered mobilization. This article is part of the bbcon 2018 Speaker Series on npENGAGE.

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Infographic: The 5 Myths Of Mobile Giving


It’s mobile. Mobile everything. Mobile apps, […]. The post Infographic: The 5 Myths Of Mobile Giving appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Fundraising Security Tech analytics fundraising mobile Mobile Fundraising Mobile Technology npTech supporters technology virtualization The Internet is a transitive place. And that’s an understatement.

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7 Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs To Go Mobile


The post 7 Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs To Go Mobile appeared first on Tech Impact Blog - Leaders in Non-Profit Technology. Mobile Tech database donation donors fundraising infographic mobile Mobile Fundraising Mobile Technology nonprofit nonprofit technology nonprofits npTechWhether you like it or not, the world is getting smaller. Not literally, of course. We would feel that pretty quickly.

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Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty


Well, according to USAID, mobile phones are all of that and more. Mobile phones are expected to continue increasing in use around the globe in 2014, especially in high poverty areas. Here are a few of the alarming statistics put out by USAID about how mobile phones are fighting poverty.

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Thinking Mobile in 2013 – Being Responsive


The mobile buzzword of the year is "responsive design." Interactive Mobile Nonprofit web design Nonprofit websites responsive designLet's dive into this term and discover what responsive design is all about, why it is important for nonprofits and what your alternatives are if responsive design is not the best fit for your organization.

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6 Free Mobile Responsive Email Templates for Nonprofits


Mobile has changed the face of the internet. Responsive web design has gone from a perk, to a need, to a must

Online Fundraising Going Mobile

AFP Blog

Online Fundraising Going Mobile : s certainly not news that people are increasingly using their mobile phones and tablets to go online. A recent report shows that 78% of Facebook users are now accessing the service through their mobile whilst even online retail sites are seeing a large and growing mobile audience.

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Making Your Website Mobile Friendly


There’s been a lot of talk about mobile throughout the last few years, but it seems that many of us still struggle when it comes to creating a website that can be read easily by mobile browsers. Consider setting up a new domain or subdomain that contains your mobile site.

4 Alarming Stats Regarding Your Nonprofit’s Mobile Site


If your nonprofit’s website is not optimized for mobile use, this extremely common situation could be costing your nonprofit donors, volunteers, and potential investors. Below are 4 statistics that will undoubtedly make you prioritize your mobile website, effective immediately.

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Mobile Donation Forms

Connection Cafe

When I say, “mobile donation” you probably think about text-to-give. It’s about a mobile-friendly donation form, which I believe is a key component to any nonprofit mobile presence. Author: Lacey Kruger.

Mobile Content Strategy

Connection Cafe

I recently attended an excellent webinar with Karen McGrane about Mobile Content Strategy. So, instead of content for desktop computers, mobile devices or iPads, what about creating a single content structure that will allow you to show the SAME content on any device?!

Mobilize Those Mobile Eyes Again

Connection Cafe

In part 1 of Mobilize Those Mobile Eyes , I wrote about the different facets of the mobile channel that your organization can use to engage your constituents. In other cases, you may need to work with a proxy provider to deliver a mobilized version of your site.

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“I Need a Mobile Strategy…Now What?”

Connection Cafe

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14 Mobile Marketing Statistics Your Nonprofit Needs To See


By now, the move to mobile has been a well documented phenomenon. How much time do we spend on mobile devices per day? How long do we spend checking email on mobile devices? If your nonprofit isn’t sure how to make the move to mobile, Tech Impact has you covered.

6 Strategies To Sending Mobile Friendly Emails


The move to mobile is no longer an unavoidable, upcoming trend. A bevy of new web users are browsing, scrolling and clicking through the endless corridors of the internet using their mobile devices every day. General Mobile Technology nonprofit technology npTech supporters technology

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Nonprofits: Keep Calm and Mobile Friendly

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Is your web site mobile friendly? My colleague Amy Gahran, a mobile expert, has an analysis here. For years, I have been monitoring my mobile traffic numbers, asking myself that dreaded question – is it time to include mobile in my next site upgrade. Mobile

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How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

Connection Cafe

To anyone and everyone reading this now, no matter your age or location in the world, you are about to experience—and hopefully help pioneer—the most consequential evolution in Internet technology yet: the Global Mobile Revolution. billion (2016 Ericsson Mobility Report).

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The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It


Tonia’s the Mobile Strategist for Atlantic Business Technologies. — I used to suspect with a career in mobile technology I was not normal. Today 64% of Americans say they will dump emails not optimized for mobile. Retailers, even states like Maine , are all over mobile web.

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11 Mobile Marketing Statistics You Wont Believe


One of the biggest buzz words in the nonprofit sector has been mobile marketing. The intuitively named marketing trend refers to a marketers ability to communicate a message effectively to a consumer via their mobile device. Facebook, 2012) Mobile marketing will account for 15.2%

The Fire Has Been Lit! The Importance of Making Your Site Mobile Friendly

Connection Cafe

See, the difference with this post is that I’m not just another Interactive Specialist harping on the importance of mobile optimization in the hopes you’ll sign a nice new contract for services. Did you know users are now spending upwards of 60% of their Internet time on mobile devices?

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Mobile Donations Up 45% in 2015 Giving Season [INFOGRAPHIC]

Connection Cafe

Last year, our inaugural mobile study was launched with a bang when we discovered that 10% of donors gave on mobile devices during the 2014 giving season. Between November 1st and December 3 of 2015, mobile donations climbed to 14%. Mobile devices continued to proliferate.

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The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

When every millisecond matters, it's critical to a nonprofit's bottom line that your webpages, both on computers and mobile devices, load quickly and offer an easy and engaging experience. This October 31 st , it’s not ghosts and ghouls that most nonprofit fundraisers are worried about.

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Don’t Overlook this Piece of Your Mobile Email Strategy.

Connection Cafe

To make emails more mobile-friendly, we’ve heard it’s good to include a link to a web page version of the email. And while meant to improve the mobile experience, a web page version can actually hurt your results.

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Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

AFP Blog

Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

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Infographic: The leap to mobile. - DonorDrive

AFP Blog

Infographic: The leap to mobile. DonorDrive : "The mobile dollar grows ten fold. For every mobile dollar raised in 2012 in DonorDrive, $10.42 in mobile dollars is being raised over the same timeframe in 2015. Giving by mobile is outpacing buying by mobile by over 600%." 'via Smartphones donor dollars are up 942% since 2012. via Blog this'. NPMobile NPMobileGiving

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Wild Apricot Launches Mobile App for Members on Android

Wild Apricot Blog

android Mobile-App mobile product Membership-App Member-AppThe Wild Apricot for Members App is now available on Android! Read our introduction to see what you can do with the app, how it can help your organization, and how to get started.

Why You Need a Mobile Ready Email Template


If you’ve been been putting off accepting the growing reality that people read the messages your organization sends on mobile devices, stop right now. Mobile is no longer something we need to worry about at some point in the future. ” line had taken over his mobile in-box.

Seven Deadly Mobile Myths

Connection Cafe

When you think about someone accessing your nonprofit website from a mobile device, how do you picture them? While that’s probably the case with a lot of your mobile audience, it’s not always true. As a designer of mobile experiences, I too am guilty of these assumptions.

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Mobility does not equal freedom

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

But as I get older, I'm learning that I can no longer equate mobility with freedom.What is freedom, after all? That is the freedom I long for.Losing mobility is a fact of life, whether it happens to us sooner or later. I was headed on an epic trip. I was, really.

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3 Mobile Trends on the Horizon for Nonprofits

Connection Cafe

15% of all internet traffic in May came from mobile devices (up from 10% the previous year). Nonprofits have begun to adapt, with many planning/creating mobile-optimized websites. Here are a few mobile trends that will begin to impact nonprofits : Mobile SEO. Mobile Email.

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Healthcare and mobile technology


Check out ICF new infographic based on our research at the intersection of healthcare and mobile technology. It’s also a set of guiding principles for healthcare companies who need to engage consumers and members in a mobile context.

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11 Hispanic and Latino Organizations Everyone Should Know

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

Founded in 1981, NALEO Educational Fund achieves its mission through integrated strategies that include increasing the effectiveness of Latino policymakers, mobilizing the Latino community to engage in civic life and promoting policies that advance Latino political engagement.

How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Our technology (mobile phones, email, and social media apps) create stress for us and the only way to reduce it is to reach for your phone and check your email! How are you avoiding getting addicted to your mobile phone? Mindfulness Mobile

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Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

Mobile on the Campaign Trail Meet the San Francisco team behind Bernie Sanders’s killer organizing app – An article about Hustle, which helped the Sanders campaign connect with young supporters and recruit volunteers using text messages.

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5 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Tech Into Your Volunteer Program


So why not engage volunteers where they spend most of their time–on their mobile phone. Check out these 5 tips from , on engaging volunteers and supporters via a mobile device: Text Reminders. Eventbrite has a mobile app that allows you to do just that!