5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018

Everyaction

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: Think Mobile First

TechImpact

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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6 Must-Download Mobile Apps for Good

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Thus far, nonprofits have struggled to create mobile apps that their donors and supporters want to use. For 2018, these are the must-download mobile apps to explore. Mobile Media

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The Rise of Mobile

NetWits

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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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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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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Infographic: Mobile Technology Fighting Poverty

TechImpact

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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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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Infographic: The 5 Myths Of Mobile Giving

TechImpact

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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11 Mobile Marketing Statistics You Wont Believe

TechImpact

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%

Making Your Website Mobile Friendly

NetWits

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.

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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Thinking Mobile in 2013 – Being Responsive

NetWits

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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7 Reasons Your Nonprofit Needs To Go Mobile

TechImpact

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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How mobile-optimized nonprofits lead their donors on a journey

Frogloop

For many people, mobile has become the default channel for accessing the internet, reading emails, watching videos and using social media. Mobility has blazed a path across nearly all sectors. But nonprofits haven’t adapted to the mobile revolution as quickly as the rest of the world. Mobile Online Fundraising Nonprofit Digital Strategy

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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59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location. The service provides analytics, A/B testing, and mobile compatibility. 7 Minute Workout is a mobile app that encourages daily 7-minute workouts.

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Infographic: Understanding Mobile Donors

BoardAssist

Many nonprofits are predicting double digit increases in mobile giving in 2016. Check out this infographic from Tech Impact to get a better understanding of mobile donors in two minutes or less! The post Infographic: Understanding Mobile Donors appeared first on BoardAssist.

Mobile Messaging News Roundup

Mobile Commons

We’re starting a new feature on the Mobile Commons blog! Every week, our Lead Mobile Strategist Ti Chesley will post a roundup of the biggest news in mobile messaging. The post Mobile Messaging News Roundup appeared first on Mobile Commons.

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6 Free Mobile Responsive Email Templates for Nonprofits

EveryAction

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

The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It

NetWits

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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14 Mobile Marketing Statistics Your Nonprofit Needs To See

TechImpact

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.

82 Free or Low-Cost Online Tools & Mobile Apps for Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Periscope is a mobile app connected to Twitter that enables nonprofits to easily broadcast live from special events or while on location. The service provides analytics, A/B testing, and mobile compatibility. Paper is a mobile app for organizing notes, photos, and sketches.

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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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?!

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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New Mobile Giving Facts You Must Know

TechImpact

The mobile revolution is a well covered phenomenon that has captured the imagination of an entire generation of technologists from around the world. Despite this initial push back, there seems to be some misconceptions about the effectiveness of the mobile platform with contemporary web users.

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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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4 Alarming Stats Regarding Your Nonprofit’s Mobile Site

TechImpact

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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Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

AFP Blog

Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

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Break Your Mobile Phone Addiction: There’s An App for That and More

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

Having trouble getting that mobile phone out of your hands and checking it when you need to focus on work? There’s an app that can help you break your mobile phone addiction and it makes it fun. What’s your best tip for avoiding mobile phone addiction?

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Continuing The Discussion On Mobile Revolution

TechImpact

Yesterday we talked about how many potential online donors give up before completing a transaction when using a mobile device. We know mobile devices are here to stay. Blog Fundraising Leadership Mobile Tech Mobile Technology nonprofits smartphones tablets

6 Strategies To Sending Mobile Friendly Emails

TechImpact

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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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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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

A Case for Mobile Computing in Agencies

Vertex Systems

Mobile Computing – Delivering More Authorized Services to Clients. Mobile computing is a natural extension of agency software. But why mobile computing?

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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Why You Need a Mobile Ready Email Template

NetWits

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.