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

Connection Cafe

But more than likely you’re a smart phone user. And, according to a Pew Internet study, 7 percent of Americans own a smartphone but have neither traditional broadband service at home, nor easily available alternatives for going online other than their cell phone. These days, who isn’t? Simplify your site design.

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[Cool Social Tools] flyp gives you multiple phone numbers!

SocialFish

———– In the nonprofit world, you likely spend a LOT of time on the phone. There’s a better way. There’s flyp.

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11 Nonprofits Pioneering the Windows Phone

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Smartphone Apps WindowsPhone Windows PhoneWorld Wildlife Fund Species Album App. United Nations News App. UNICEF App. Oxfam App. Michael J.

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Why Are Charity Mobile Phone Donation Programs Going Extinct?

Tech Soup Blog

Not that long ago, there were dozens of charity mobile phone donation programs vying for attention. Why Phone Recycling Matters.

Study Finds Text Messaging More Effective for Healthcare Surveys than Phone Calls

Mobile Commons

Comparing survey responses from text messages and phone calls. How text messaging surveys can contribute to the healthcare industry.

6 Simple Tips to Improve Your Nonprofit’s Phone Fundraising

NonProfit Hub

Maybe, but for many NPOs, saddling up, getting down in the dirt and hitting the phones is still one of the most effective ways to get those donations.

From Phones to Facebook: How to Engage Youth on the Front Lines of Social Media

NTEN

" A couple of years ago, my colleagues and I were spending over 150 hours a month on the phone trying to reach high school students in our program. Each time an event took place, or there was a change in our scheduling, we would have to notify several hundred teenagers by phone. Jason Shim. Mosaic Counselling and Family Services.

Ask Idealware: What is "Mobile Phone Virtualization?"

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Got a question to ask Idealware? Send us an email. -->. Trackback URL for this post: [link]. Back Office & Operations

What Will Happen When PCs and Mobile Phones Converge?

Tech Soup Blog

Most African and Latin American countries are on a completely different mobile phone infrastructure track. Photo: Lexinatrix.

How To Build Customer Relationships Through Phone Conversations

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Timm that you can use to evaluate your organization''s customer service via the phone: 1. Was the phone answered after two rings or less?

How to Get Long Life Out of Laptop and Cell Phone Batteries

Tech Soup Blog

I got to talking last week with Kiera Butler of Mother Jones magazine about the best ways to keep the rechargeable batteries in laptops and mobile phones healthy and long-lived. A cell phone battery can last the same length of time, and is good for approximately 400 recharges. Batteries also last longer in cool conditions. The U.S.

New Pew Study Shows that Two Thirds of Americans Check their Phones Even When They’re Not Buzzing

Mobile Commons

A new Pew fact sheet shows just how addicted Americans are to their mobile phones. 98% of 18-49 Year Olds Have a Mobile Phone.

Summer Cleaning: A Data Hygiene Checklist Any Nonprofit Can Reference!

Connection Cafe

Appending phone numbers is critical to the success of any major and planned giving program, as well as annual phone-a-thon programs. The most successful fundraising institutions regularly update and append phone numbers. With many nonprofits, the end of the fiscal year is either the end of May, or more likely the end of June.

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Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

AFP Blog

Diabetes UK launches mobile phone membership scheme

8 Things We Love About Internet Phone Calls (aka VoIP)

TechImpact

Turn your cell phone into any other professional phone by forwarding your calls to it. Secure your office with your phone.

How to Backup Your Windows Phone or Windows 8 Tablet

Tech Soup Blog

We'll start with Windows devices, but posts on Android and iOS phones and tablets will come in the following weeks. More Resources.

The Hottest New Mobile Device is a “Dumb Phone”

Mobile Commons

If you’ve been following the news from the Mobile World Congress (and who hasn’t), you may notice the big buzz has all been around an old phone.

Phone app | www.onedaywithoutshoes.com

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The New Mobile Normal & Three Easy Ways to Address It

NetWits

Back even a year ago, some friends would say “Can’t you put your phone away and just enjoy our conversation?” Say Hi on Twitter @iheartcharity.

You Just Destroyed Your Phone — Now What?

Tech Soup Blog

Since it was a Friday and I was leaving for NTC in a few days, repairing was not a viable option, so I ended up getting a new phone. (I

Shouldn’t the Word Phone Be Removed from Mobile? The Use of the Mobile by Nonprofits for Development

Tech Soup Blog

phone was a brand new and exciting phenomenon and something that only a. The mobile phone (henceforth to. Text message a landline phone.

5 Mobile Fundraising Apps for Do-Gooders and Nonprofits

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Fundraising Mobile Media Android Apps iPhone Apps Smartphone Apps Windows Phone I Can Go Without. icangowithout.com. HelpBridge. Charity Miles.

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Infographic: Interesting Stats On The Rise Of Internet Phone Calls

TechImpact

Accessible on multiple devices, including desktops, laptops, and cell phones. More features and options than a typical phone.

7 Ways for Nonprofits to Use Mobile Phones to Rake in Cash Monies

NTEN

But what you may not have anticipated was that $41m of these dollars flowed through mobile phones via “premium text messages.” As it turns out, The Red Cross used but one of several common methods to generate revenue from mobile phone owners. Using this method, you’d similarly promote your designated fundraising phone number.

5 Reasons Hotel Concierge Services Should Start Using SMS

Mobile Commons

This ability to reach hotel staff from any location offers a huge leg up on the traditional hotel room phone call.

iFixit’s Basic Phone Repairs that Most of Us Can Do

Tech Soup Blog

Although we’ve been told otherwise, there is no such thing as a “green” cell phone or computer. The Case for Reuse. Reduce.

The Cell Phone Solution: Easy Emergency Preparedness for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

Cell phones and "smartphones" are easily the greatest additions to accessible emergency preparedness and disaster response.

Four Nonprofits Pioneering Windows 8

Nonprofit Tech for Good

Related Link: 11 Nonprofits Pioneering the Windows Phone. Windows 8 WindowsPhone Windows PhoneProbably not. National Geographic Society.

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Text Messages are the Best Way to Drive Phone Calls to Legislators

Mobile Commons

Political activists know that phone calls to Congress are the best way to influence legislators. They have distributed direct hotlines.

New Yorker: Phone Calls are the Most Effective Way to Petition the Government, “Short of Showing Up in Person”

Mobile Commons

But with that deluge, do the phone calls actually matter? Hayes on the White House’s first phone. Short answer: yes, definitely.

Instant Gratification on Your Phone

NCE Social Media

If you are the 1 in 3 Americans using a smart phone, how are you spending your time on the phone? The report found that 4.6

You Just Destroyed Your Phone — Now What?

AFP Blog

You Just Destroyed Your Phone — Now What? : Since it was a Friday and I was leaving for NTC in a few days, repairing was not a viable option, so I ended up getting a new phone. (I I do, of course, recognize the great fortune being able to get a new phone relatively easily, but that''s another post

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Pew Report Shows that Mobile Phones are the Best Way to Reach the Most People

Mobile Commons

A recent Pew Report shows that mobile phones are the best way to reach the vast majority of the American public. Text messaging.

Pew Study Shows that Texting Outpaces All Other Cell Phone Functions

Mobile Commons

Today’s cell phones allow people do everything on the go: check their bank account, send emails, take photos, look up their favorite restaurants. But a recent Pew Report shows that when it comes to a phone’s various functions, users in almost every age category overwhelmingly prefer to use their phones for text messaging.

Seize the Opportunity for Mobile Engagement in 2016

Tech Soup Blog

mobile fundraising mobile phonesWe've reached an important tipping point in how mobile is being used. Mobile use is at an all-time high.

Can the 50-Minute Phone Rule Change Your Life? - Vogue

AFP Blog

Can the 50-Minute Phone Rule Change Your Life? Vogue : "Instead of laughing in my face for speaking in clichés, Simon shared that he’d taken motivational speaker and author Brendon Burchard’s advice on giving up “screens”—not just phones, but laptops and TV as well—for the first and last 50 minutes of his day. “It’s via Blog this

New to TechSoup: CDI Tablets

Tech Soup Blog

apps mobile phone mobile phones tsmobiletechnology TechSoup is proud to announce our newest donor partner, CDI. The Tablets.

Why Mobile Sites Have Gone from a "Nice-to-Have" to a "Must Have" for Nonprofits

Tech Soup Blog

In January, we shared some statistics on the explosive use of mobile devices and how important responsive design has become for mobile commerce.

Opting Out of Junk Mail and Phone Directories to Save Paper

Tech Soup Blog

It's hard to get companies to stop sending junk mail and catalogs, but it is a colossal waste of paper. Here are some practical things. that nonprofits, businesses, and consumers can do about reducing all the junk paper cluttering their offices. Why Opt Out? Getting rid of junk mail is worthwhile not only for sanity. According to the San. world.

GOOGbye, Email Addresses, Phone Numbers | Re/code

AFP Blog

GOOGbye, Email Addresses, Phone Numbers | Re/code : OMG strangers! was just one of many strong reactions to the news that Google was opting Gmail users in to a confusing new feature. These messages will look like email, but will appear in a Social tab, not your main inbox.