Mobile Media Archive

New Mobile App Will Change the Way Donors Give and Nonprofits Fundraise

At long last a mobile app has launched that allows Americans to easily donate to any U.S.-based nonprofit in just a few taps. By partnering with Guidestar and Network for Good, donors can now give to their favorite nonprofits and manage their giving portfolio in one simple,

10 Must-Have Skills for Nonprofit New Media Managers

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. In 2013 the number of nonprofits that hired part-time or full-time new media managers increased fourfold. As nonprofits have gotten better at implementing multichannel communications and fundraising campaigns and improving their tracking and reporting

HOW TO: Respond to Trolls and Difficult Personalities on Social Media

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. The rapid rise of mobile and social media has directly correlated with a rise in Internet trolls—individuals whose sole purpose is to rant, vent, and incite discord. Most users of mobile and social

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

Spring is report season in the nonprofit sector. A slew of new data is released and this year the emerging theme is that online fundraising is rapidly rising, especially on mobile devices. Nonprofits that have not yet adopted a mobile-first approach to online communications and fundraising can

How Much Time Mobile and Social Media Require

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. Small nonprofits that are not in a position to hire a part- or full-time social media

International Directory of Validated NGOs Launching Early 2015

While many international NGO online directories do exist, the ability for international NGOs worldwide to accept online donations through the soon-to-be-launched .NGO Global Directory is a unique service – especially for smaller NGOs from underserved regions. One of the greatest obstacles to global online fundraising has been that there is

HOW TO: Report Live from Nonprofit Events and Conferences

The following is an excerpt from Mobile for Good: A How-To Fundraising Guide for Nonprofits. Another form of real-time communications is using mobile and social media to report live from your events and conferences. To do so effectively, you’ll need a staff person whose sole purpose is tweet,