Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay

The Science Behind Engaging your Supporters

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. Part of this can be chalked up to the conversion rates on mobile. mobile

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 design

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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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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. What mobile email tips do you have to share?

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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. And it's not just websites that are affected by the trend toward mobile - more and more communication now happens through cell phones.

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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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.

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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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 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

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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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.

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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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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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%

5 Ways Mobile Giving Can Boost Your Nonprofit Fundraising

Nonprofit Tech for Good

My question is: why aren’t more organizations harnessing this power of mobile messaging to engage with donors and boost their fundraising? Mobile Stats and Facts. The younger generations aren’t the only ones using mobile. Convenience is the heart of mobile giving.

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

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 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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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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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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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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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.

Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

AFP Blog

Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

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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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5 Ways To Incorporate Mobile Tech Into Your Volunteer Program

TechImpact

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!

Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

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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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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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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6 Ways To Increase Mobile Giving In 2014

TechImpact

Convenience is key in today’s technology driven society, and as a direct result of this fact, mobile giving is poised to rise in 2014. With these alarming stats in mind, here are a few ways your nonprofit can increase their mobile donations in 2014, according to John Simcock of eduserv.

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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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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

5 tips for data and information management in a mobile world

Connection Cafe

Last week we discussed how mobility is simply not just about technology anymore. As you look ahead to 2013, consider these five tips for managing the mobile world. Mobile Computing data Mobile security

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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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Nonprofits’ Use Of Mobile Technology Could Double This Year

TechImpact

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

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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

Mobile: Where To Start

Connection Cafe

We're going mobile crazy here on Connection Cafe! From mobile payments to the great app debate , mobile is a red-hot topic in the nonprofit sector. Add another feather to your hat of mobile knowledge with this post by Lara Koch. Give mobile users choices on how to give.

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What Does the Mobile Market Look Like for Nonprofits?

NetWits

There is no debate on what the future of nonprofits in the mobile space looks like. Although many nonprofits are resistant to the idea of doing anything in the mobile due to issues of cost, time and resources the future is staring them in the face. 2) Consumer Reports Mobile Shopper.

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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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Mobile First

SocialFish

Breaking Development April 2011: Mobile First from Breaking Development on Vimeo. Did you miss Luke Wroblewski’s opening keynote at #Tech11? You’re in luck, here’s a handy video of the same talk (different event) for your viewing pleasure.