Mobile Media Archive

A Day Trip to The Hague, Netherlands: International City of Peace and Justice

An Instagram Photo and Video Essay by Heather Mansfield For many years I’ve wanted to visit The Hague, Netherlands. ?? Known as the International City of Peace and Justice, there are more than 160 NGOs in Den Haag working to make the world a better place. I was in

10 Website Design and Email Marketing Best Practices for Nonprofits

The rapid rise of social media and mobile technology has had a profound impact on website design and email marketing, yet many nonprofits have not yet adapted to the new aesthetics and functionality of a mobile, social Internet. Based upon the knowledge and experience that the nonprofit sector

How Nonprofit New Media Managers Can Manage Mobile and Social Media Burnout

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Nonprofit new media managers often battle mobile and social media burnout. The mental energy required to actively engage multiple communities simultaneously is exhausting. Plugged in from early morning to late afternoon and early

What Your Nonprofit Needs to Know About Facebook’s New Fundraising Tools

The new Facebook Fundraising Tools could be a game changer for the nonprofit sector. Essentially a digital payment system that allows 2-tap giving by using a donor’s saved credit card information in their Facebook account, we are definitely entering a new era in online and mobile fundraising. Once donors

10 Must-Add Nonprofits on Snapchat

It’s not easy to tell a good Snapchat story, but the nonprofits listed below are making a concerted effort to pioneer Snapchat storytelling. Doing so requires a willingness to experiment beyond traditional social media marketing and an understanding that there is no immediate payoff in terms of fundraising.

5 Ways the Internet of Things Could Transform Fundraising

By the year 2020, over 26 billion things — cars, appliances, roads — will be connected to the Internet. Known as the Internet of Things, our digital and philanthropic lives are about to transform. In the coming years the social good sector will launch #IoT apps that will empower real-time giving while

HOW TO: Get Your Nonprofit Started on Snapchat

Launched in 2011, Snapchat is an image and video messaging app that is very popular with tweens and teens and increasingly Millennials and Gen Xers. Similar to the early days of Myspace and its users mastering HTML hacks and widgets, Snapchat has an equally dedicated user base of