Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

EveryAction

Mobile is an increasingly valuable medium for nonprofits. According to the M+R Benchmarks Reports , in 2018 mobile accounted for 48% of all traffic to nonprofit websites. Despite this increase in mobile traffic, up from 44% last year, mobile users accounted for just 30% of gifts, and 21% of revenue. Part of this can be chalked up to the conversion rates on mobile. mobile

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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. At the current rate, mobile traffic is set to exceed desktop traffic to nonprofit websites within a few years, making it more urgent than ever that nonprofits of every size and sphere to feature content that is not just passable, but optimized for mobile use. Mobile users, however, had just an 8% conversion rate.

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Why the rise of mobile email might hurt nonprofits

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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 designThis may not be good news for nonprofits.

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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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Here's 28 Reasons Why Your Nonprofit Should Switch to EveryAction

EveryAction

Recruit supporters & take contributions on mobile. Street Team Canvassing on EveryAction's fully-integrated MiniVAN app allows for nonprofits to sign up volunteers, collect data, and take contributions using an iPhone or other mobile device. #11.

10 Ways Nonprofits Can Send Mobile-Friendlier Email

NetWits

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. Email click-throughs are lacking on mobile devices. But if you’re not yet sending responsive design emails , what can you do right now to be mobile-friendly? So as mobile usage increases, your photos have a better chance of being seen.

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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.

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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Mobilize Those Mobile Eyes

Connection Cafe

If your organization is thinking about starting or deepening mobile engagement with your constituents who, like me, are rarely out of arms-reach of their mobile device, then allow me to summarize my takeaways from the Nonprofit Mobile Day event I recently attended, presented by the Direct Marketing Association’s Nonprofit Federation (DMANF). Text-to-give : enabling your constituents to text a $5 or $10 donation to your organization, paid via their mobile bill.

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“I Need a Mobile Strategy…Now What?”

Connection Cafe

Most organizations I speak with understand the shift from desktop computing to mobileMobile Computing Technology Donor Perspectives email campaign Mobile mobile campaign mobile strategy mobile UX qr code SONI

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Wild Apricot Launches Mobile App for Members on Android

Wild Apricot

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.

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What We Learned About Digital Engagement from the 2019 M+R Benchmarks Report

EveryAction

Mobile is here to stay. Mobile continues to be hugely important across the whole spectrum of digital engagement, including fundraising. Advocacy was an equally important area in which mobile showed steady success, in fact, text messages successfully drove phone calls at more than twice the rate that email advocacy messages drove traditional web-based actions.

The 6 Scariest Monsters Nonprofit Fundraisers Are Facing This Halloween

EveryAction

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.

Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

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Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

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MobiKin Transfer for Mobile Review

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Keep an eye on this highly rated MobiKin Transfer for Mobile, it can transfer data between phones safely with the speediest process. MobiKin Transfer for Mobile is designed for people who need to transfer data from one phone to another. The post MobiKin Transfer for Mobile Review appeared first on PhreeSite.com. Spending much time moving all your stuff from old phone to new one?

GUIDE: Using Donor Personas to Maximize Your Nonprofit Fundraising

EveryAction

Invitations from your tool should be mobile-responsive and allow for one-click RSVP right from the body of the email.

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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. In fact, I’ll even say that if you want to keep your mobile presence small and simple, you really only need a mobile homepage and a mobile donation form. This form on the American Cancer Society's mobile site has nice large text input fields.

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. Having a website optimized for mobile platforms is no longer an option, it’s a necessity. 60% of mobile users expect webpages to load in 3 seconds. The future of mobile browsing is now.

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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. I heard a great talk at the IA Summit a few weeks ago that debunked many ideas and assumptions we’ve made about mobile context. As a designer of mobile experiences, I too am guilty of these assumptions. Do you agree or disagree with these mobile myths?

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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?! is that it not only allows your organization to adapt to the burgeoning world of mobile devices but it will also set you up for success with any devices introduced in the future that we may not have even thought of!

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 In today’s digital age, there is one major channel now to get information: the screen.

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 part 2, I will wrap-up my takeaways from the Nonprofit Mobile Day event I recently attended, presented by the Direct Marketing Association’s Nonprofit Federation (DMANF). They are the folks who interface with the mobile carriers and ensure that your organization ultimately receives the donations.

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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. In previous blog posts we’ve discussed responsive web design, formatting mobile friendly emails , and shown you even more statistics that will convince you to prioritize mobile sooner rather than later.

Wild Apricot Launches Mobile App for Members

Wild Apricot

If you want to speed up event registrations and increase engagement among your members, encourage them to download our free Mobile App: Wild Apricot For Members. Member-App Mobile-App

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. Simply put, over 50% of all emails will be opened via a mobile devices in 2014. Individuals receiving your message will see less of a subject line in their mobile device’s inbox. General Mobile Technology nonprofit technology npTech supporters technology

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Mobile Web vs. Mobile Apps: Taking Your Content on the Road

NetWits

Frank Barry recently blogged about the increasing use of mobile devices to access the web and how nonprofits should adapt their strategies to accommodate for this. Mobile Websites. Without question, a mobile website is the best and easiest place to start your mobile giving.

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Five 2018 Political Campaign Trends that Nonprofits Should Use Too

EveryAction

The relational organizing approach entails mobilizing a campaign’s supporters to contact their friends and family, asking them to volunteer, vote, or donate. Although the full uses of text messaging are still being tested, it has proven especially effective at mobilizing people to take action.

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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. Because 50% of America, and growing, are all over mobile web. Our insatiable demand to consume content and calls to action effortlessly via mobile web is being met.

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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

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. There’s been some push back lately regarding the technology behind mobile marketing, whether or not it is viable, and questions generally surrounding its effectiveness. Facebook, 2012) Mobile marketing will account for 15.2%

Mobile Fundraising Research Paper 2013

AFP Blog

Mobile Fundraising Research Paper 2013 : We examined the fundraising success of 83,866 participants in a variety of fundraising campaigns to help answer this question. What we discovered: 15% of traffic to fundraising and donation pages comes from mobile devices like smartphones and tablets. 23% of participants in peer-driven events and campaigns choose to use mobile technology to help them fundraise for good causes

Keeping your Email Simple (and Mobile-Friendly too!)

NetWits

Regardless … Email Marketing Interactive Mobile Online Fundraising #nptech eMail marketing end of year fundraising fundraising Non-ProfitSurprise, it’s December! Are your end-of-year fundraising emails ready to go out?

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Open Mobile Camp report

Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology

Yesterday, I spent the day in Manhattan, at the UNICEF building, with a bunch of folks passionate about the technology in mobile phones, and the ways to use that technology for good. I’ve been a very long time cell phone user (had one since 1998), but I haven’t been involved in implementing a mobile system for an organization, so I had a lot to learn. I was especially interested in the issue of mobile data collection. (I

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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). That number is set to nearly double in the next five years due to mobile technology. Must-Know Implications of the Global Mobile Revolution: 1) WEB COMMUNICATIONS. 5) MOBILE APPS.

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Our EveryAction Hero: Rock the Vote

EveryAction

Rock the Vote has been mobilizing the youth vote for almost 30 years. We called up Jen Tolentino, Director of Policy & Civic Tech at Rock the Vote to talk about their mobilization strategy and the role of technology in organizing. How do your campaigns work to mobilize people at the individual level whether it’s sharing something on Facebook or hosting a voter registration drive? It enables us to know enough information about someone to mobilize them in targeted ways.

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. No, the difference this time is the 1,300lbs gorilla in the room that just came down on the side of mobile optimization—that gorilla being Google. Did you know users are now spending upwards of 60% of their Internet time on mobile devices?

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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. Now 11 years after the launch of the first iPhone, social enterprises and socially-responsible businesses are finding creative ways to contribute to the mobile app economy with apps that combine lifestyle with social good. For 2018, these are the must-download mobile apps to explore. Mobile Media

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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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. Over the past two weeks, we’ve been running A/B tests on our new mobile template. 14 of the 15 messages with the mobile template performed better, by an average of 2 percentage points of open rate. (So,

Why Your Organization Needs a Mobile Engagement Strategy

Connection Cafe

As we draw closer to the end of 2012, many … Mobile Computing Mobile Online Fundraising State of the Nonprofit Industry ReportHappy November fellow techies!

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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. Unbeknownst to them, that language often creeps into a critical part of the mobile inbox — the preheader. With the mobile inbox now the priority , the preheader is now the third critical piece to pay attention to.

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Replacing Mobile Advertising with Real-Time Data

Amy Sample Ward

I asked mobile users around the globe “do you think you can change the world?&# maps mobile application data marketing qriously realtime reviewDo you believe you can change the world?

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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. I have driven cross-country more times than I can count, and it is an activity I have much enjoyed in my life, although I know that is mysterious to many - it is an activity many do not enjoy at all.

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