5 Myths of Mobile Fundraising, Debunked [INFOGRAPHIC]

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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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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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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.

How the Global Mobile Revolution is Transforming Philanthropy

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

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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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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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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?

The Mobile Design Takeover

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There’s no better way to do this than through the mobile phone, and in much of today’s world, that means the smartphone. The post The Mobile Design Takeover appeared first on The See3 Blog. web applications design digital media media mobile mobile design nptech smartphone technology

59 Useful Mobile Apps & Online Tools for Nonprofits

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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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How To Avoid Becoming Addicted To Your Mobile Phone

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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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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.

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

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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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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.

What’s Mobile have to do with Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Events? Answer: 1.43%


It is obvious we are in the midst of a Mobile Migration. If the pictures (below – and looks closely) don’t convince you, Cisco’s latest stats on mobile growth certainly will. Across thousands of peer to peer event fundraising sites that are optimized for mobile traffic.

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Is it Mobile-Friendly or Mobile-Optimized?


There is a huge difference between “mobile-friendly” and “mobile-optimized” sites. Fundraising Mobile mobile giving mobile optimized Web Sites websites Fundraising Dale Knoop. RAZMobile. Getting donors to support your cause is the hard part!

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

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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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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 VolunteerMatch.com , on engaging volunteers and supporters via a mobile device: Text Reminders. Eventbrite has a mobile app that allows you to do just that!

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.

New Infographic: Associations Going Mobile


I’m doing a session all about mobile with Jeff De Cagna and Paul Gannon at the ASAE Technology Conference on Wednesday morning. Mobile is something Maddie and I think and talk about a lot. A year later, a lot has changed in the mobile landscape.

Nonprofits: Keep Calm and Mobile Friendly

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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

Three Ways Mobile Wallets Could Transform Fundraising

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Mobile Wallets are going to dramatically transform how consumers purchase goods and services. Not one to shy or fear new technology, I’ll be one of the first to ditch cash completely and transfer my credit cards to a mobile wallet service on my iPhone when it becomes available.

How Much Time Mobile and Social Media Require

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The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The amount of time that a nonprofit can invest in mobile and social media depends on capacity. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

12 Must-Know Stats About Online Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

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In Asia Pacific, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East mobile payment systems through messaging apps are on the rise and worldwide digital wallets are gaining users. 28% of smartphone users worldwide have used a mobile payment service (such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, WeChat Pay).

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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.

6 Clever Mobile Apps Created by Nonprofits

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All launched in 2014, the mobile apps listed below created by nonprofits clearly demonstrate that nonprofits are evolving in their approach to mobile apps. The hard truth is that only 39% of mobile apps are opened 11 times or more and 20% of apps are only opened once.

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. The rise of QR Codes has helped some nonprofits understand the need for at least mobile-optimized web pages. Take Me Fishing :: takemefishing.org/mobile.

Mobile Technology and Events: Keys For a Successful Mobile App


Mobile event apps are just one type of mobile application gaining huge popularity. For nonprofits, mobile is quickly becoming a go-to strategy for donor engagement, relationship building, fundraising, and marketing. Beth Burghardt. Content Strategist. Saforian.

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Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Must Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2014

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The Mobile Web is often discussed as a future trend that nonprofits have time to prepare for, but the reality is that by the end of 2014, the majority of your supporters and donors will be viewing your website, email communications, blogs, and social media content on smartphones and tablets.

Attention Data Nerds: The Mobile Mindset Study and More

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Source: Mobile Mindset Study. Two excellent sources for stats on how mobile use in the US has become more pervasive. American’s are no longer tethered to their desktops to use the Internet, especially social media. Mobile

Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile

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You not only get a great mobile wireless plan, but through their nonprofit giving partners, a person in need will receive a mobile device loaded with content to help break the cycle of poverty and empower their life. Mobile

Nonprofits’ Use Of Mobile Technology Could Double This Year


It’s no secret that mobile devices are changing lives across the world, but you might not often think about how they’re changing the way nonprofits do business. Blog Mobile Tech mobile devices Mobile Technology smartphones supporters

Mobile – from Strategy to Implementation


Mobile from Strategy to Implementation for the 2013 ASAE Technology Conference (Tech13) from Amy Hissrich. “I was excited to do this session because over the past year, I’ve changed my mindset around mobile. It’s an exciting time both for mobile development and associations.

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”. The organizations that invest in mobile marketing are the ones who will see the most success.

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Hold the Phone! If You’re Not Mobile, You’re Missing Out

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However, it’s not just our daily lives that are being influenced by mobile. Mobile devices are now influencing our sector in a major way. Being ready for mobile donations to float in—if a natural disaster arises or the next big philanthropic challenge occurs—is a priority. Let’s talk about why mobile design and mobile capabilities are crucial to your organization, and the simple things you can do harness the technology at your fingertips.

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Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2013

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Yesterday’s free webinar entitled Five Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Prioritize the Mobile Web in 2013 was attended by 433 nonprofit professionals. In general, its been very difficult to get nonprofits to prioritize the Mobile Web. The Mobile Web Will Rule by 2014.

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.

Mobile for Good: How Mobile Wallets Will Transform Fundraising


What is the potential for mobile wallets on processing payments and fundraising? Learn more in this excerpt from the new book, "Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits." " More than any other mobile payment processing technology, mobile wallets have the greatest possibility for transforming fundraising, but the technology and its implications are not well understood in the nonprofit sector. Heather Mansfield. Blogger.

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14 Must-Know Stats About Fundraising, Social Media, and Mobile Technology

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A slew of new data is released and this year the emerging theme is that online fundraising is rapidly rising, especially on mobile devices. Responsive design doubles giving on mobile devices. Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits.

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How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

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Note from Beth: In preparation for my book launch, I hired Rad Campaign to do a redesign of my blog. Aside from changing the color scheme to match the new book cover , I was ready to invest in “going mobile.” Mobile

Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits

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Based on more than 20 years of experience and 25,000+ hours spent utilizing mobile and social media, Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide is a comprehensive 256-page book packed with more than 500 best practices. Launching a mobile-compatible website and email comunications.

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