Optimized Mobile Donations Now with Apple Pay


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

2 Mobile Apps that Will Change the Nonprofit Sector

J Campbell Social Marketing

Rather than lamenting our love of screens and mobile apps, innovative entrepreneurs are figuring out a way to make these powerful handheld computers work for the social sector. What do you think about these mobile apps? Love it or hate it – Americans are addicted to their phones.

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Mobile Fundraising 101: The Basics

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

We’ve had some questions about mobile fundraising so here’s John Killoran, CEO of @Pay , to get us started. He’ll be back soon with more details on how to raise money with mobile so stay tuned. Let’s begin with the basic definition of mobile fundraising.

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5 Ways Nonprofits Can Harness Mobile Technology In 2018


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.

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It’s a Mobile, Mobile, Mobile, Mobile World

Non Profit Marketing 360

Mobile phone evolution (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Nielsen reported in May that just over half of all mobile subscribers in the U.S. And 13 times, the mobile template had a higher open rate – by an average 2 percent. E-Mail Nonprofit email mobile phones NTEN research

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Mobile Giving: 2 Strategies to Improve Your Nonprofit’s ROI

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

If you’ve decided 2018 is the year your nonprofit is going to embrace mobile fundraising campaigns, Steve Page of MobileCause has some great tips and resources for you in today’s post. Ready to kick off a killer mobile giving campaign? MobileSteve Page.

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How to Mobilize Supporters to Fundraise for You [Webinar Replay]

J Campbell Social Marketing

GoFundMe Charity provides you with the tools to help you be successful in getting the word out, including inviting team members, social sharing, email customization, and a mobile-friendly platform for sharing on-the-go.

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#TECH: Designing A Mobile App? Design For A Mobile Device!

Non Profit Marketing 360

The nonprofit world is going mobile. Mobile apps encourage supporters to stay engaged with your organization and its programs, and the apps also can give volunteers and staff in the field access to necessary information from the home office and/or report developments to that office.

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5 Strategies to Build Better Relationships with Your Mobile Donors

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

John Killoran, CEO of @Pay , guest posts for us today on making sure you have a plan to cultivate relationships with your mobile donors. Your mobile donors are seeking content that is concise and easy to read on their mobile phones. MobileJohn Killoran.

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Is Responsive Design the Right Mobile Strategy for Your Nonprofit?

Getting Attention

The buzzword “responsive” has been floating around the web design world for the past year or so, especially in mobile contexts. Simply having a desktop and a mobile version of your site might not be enough anymore. Think about how airline mobile websites differ from desktop sites.

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How to Implement a Mobile Strategy for Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

In 2015, more of your supporters will visit your website from a mobile device than from their desktop computer. Despite the explosion of mobile usage, too many nonprofits think that having a successful mobile strategy means simply creating a mobile-friendly website.

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Building an Effective Nonprofit Mobile Strategy

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Tonia Zampieri is back with some more advice on how to get your nonprofit’s mobile marketing strategy in place. Also, she shares how you could have the chance to win a mobile marketing strategy session with Atlantic Business Technologies. Build a mobile matrix. .

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Reality Check: Social Media and Mobile

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Here are a few more of my favorites, this time on social media and mobile specifically. Mobile Nonprofit Communications Nonprofit Marketing Strategy Online Marketing Social Networking Trends

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Text Messaging vs. Mobile Instant Messaging

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

The act of composing and sending a brief, electronic message between two or more mobile phones, or fixed or portable devices over a phone network. Used by advertisers and marketers to SMS message mobile phone users about promotions, payment due dates, etc. Mobile Instant Messaging.

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Mobile … Mobile … More Mobile

The Agitator

You, and consumers, and by extension donors, can’t get enough mobile these days. For example, according to eMarketer , by 2017 the smartphone will replace the tablet as the driver of mobile commerce in the US. Communications Integrated fundraising and marketing Media usage / trends Mobile marketing and fundraising Online fundraising and marketing premiumThe hours used are going up. The preference over desktops is solid and rising.

2 Essential Mobile Apps Your Nonprofit Should Be Using

J Campbell Social Marketing

Mobile apps. Here are just two essential mobile apps for your nonprofit that will heighten connections to your donors and help you spread the word about your activities to even more potential supporters. What is your favorite mobile app for nonprofits?

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Get your nonprofit mobile ready for year-end fundraising

J Campbell Social Marketing

Getting “mobile-ready” is no longer an option for nonprofits, or any entity with online properties such as a website, email newsletter or social media channels. The post Get your nonprofit mobile ready for year-end fundraising appeared first on JCSM.

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Mobile Giving 101

Fundraising Coach

Mobile giving is one of the hottest topics in town. And that’s precisely why we’ve crafted this essential guide to mobile giving. We’ll explore everything from the definition of mobile fundraising to its inherent benefits and beyond. The Definition of Mobile Giving and More ! #2.

6 Free Mobile Responsive Email Templates for Nonprofits


Mobile has changed the face of the internet. Responsive web design has gone from a perk, to a need, to a must

We’re Going Mobile

Non Profit Marketing 360

More nonprofits are trying to raise funds using mobile technology, according to research from Kaptivate and the Associaton of Fundraising Professionals (AFP). (It’s But what seems to be most promising is not the text-to-give campaigns, which worked brilliantly for disaster relief, but the mobile web, and for several purposes besides fundraising.

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Get Your Nonprofit Marketing “Mobile Ready”

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This Thursday, April 19th, Tonia Zampieri will be with us to present a free webinar on mobile marketing for nonprofits. So mobile might not seem like a big deal to adopt in marketing, right? Mobile is the new face of engagement. Mobile Nonprofit Communications

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A tool for inspiration: Mobile Giving

A Small Change

of donations came from mobile devices. Clearly, this is a huge opportunity for fundraisers and a seamless and user friendly mobile giving interface can be an incredibly helpful tool to increase giving. I’ve done a little bit of testing, and found that there are some non profits out there who really have their mobile giving option dialed in, characterized by: Webpages that are designed to be mobile friendly. So, how do we know if we are mobile ready?

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To Mobile or Not To Mobile, Part 3

Social Media Bird Brain

Image from whatsyourdigitaliq.com We've looked at what's involved with evolving your social communication by making your website either Mobile Friendly or Mobile Optimized in Parts 1 and 2 of this blog post. social communications mobile texting mobile-friendly smartphones website evolution mobile-optimized feature phones

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Are mobile devices impacting your planned giving marketing plans?


Phyllis Freedman’s recent blog post pointed out that many nonprofit’s websites do not work on mobile devices. In any case, here’s what I found: 12.83% of the visitors used mobile devices. Most of the mobile devices were either iPhones or iPads.

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Our Town—Teens Mobilize & Message

Getting Attention

But I’m thrilled that this group of girls has mobilized to protest this code and punishments. Watch the video here. So proud of these girls in our town who are pushing back on being blamed for “distracting” boys with their outfits, and getting punished for it.

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Getting Started with Mobile Fundraising: 5 Ways

Ann Green

Almost everyone has a mobile phone these days and that includes your donors. Before we get knee-deep into year-end fundraising season,take some time to get up to speed with mobile fundraising. Mobile fundraising is a craze that’s sweeping the nation. By Eric Griego.

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Mobile Smack Down: Obama’s Responsive Design vs. Romney’s Mobile Site (and More)


While the candidates themselves call upon differing mobile strategies, it appears they aren’t the only ones to disagree. When it comes to mobile, where do you stand? actually moving forward and implementing a particular mobile strategy is another ballgame.

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8 Ways Nonprofits Can Implement A Mobile Strategy

J Campbell Social Marketing

Implementing a mobile strategy is no longer an option for nonprofits, because in less than a year more of your supporters will visit your website from a mobile device than from their desktop computer. Another 40% of those surveyed used a mobile device to make a donation.

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Improve Your Nonprofit Email Open Rate by 2%: Go Mobile

Getting Attention

You’ve got a new frontier to confront in the search for more effective emails: mobile. Mobile is now; no longer something we need to worry about at some point in the future. Luckily, preparing your email to go mobile isn’t as difficult as you might assume.

To Mobile or Not to Mobile? Part 2

Social Media Bird Brain

Image from whatsyourdigitaliq.com So let's pick up where we left off last time, looking at what's involved in either creating a separate mobile website or redesigning your site to be mobile-friendly or optimized for mobile. Separate Mobile Site One of the reasons a separate mobile site can be problematic is that most non-mobile optimized sites have a lot of content.

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Mobile Monday

The Agitator

In fact, I’m considering a counter-insurgency campaign, called ‘Mobile Monday’ I don’t care which Monday … maybe every Monday for the fast learners and early adopters. And nowadays, in most cases, that sales process involves a mobile device — smartphone or.

Improve Your Marketing Effectiveness Via the Mobile Web

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

It’s time to make sure your content is mobile friendly. If you aren’t thinking through how your online efforts are being seen on the mobile web, you are missing out and eventually hurting the very mission you set out to support with your web content and email. Tonia Zampieri.

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Mobile And Fundraising

The Agitator

These days The Agitator is badgering readers on the importance of mastering mobile almost as much as we hammer away at donor retention. A few comments on that, and then some mobile data specifically about fundraising. Mobile marketing and fundraising premium

Finally some 2012 Statistics for the African Mobile Phone Market

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Back in March of 2009 I wrote a post entitled “ Latest mobile phone statistics from Africa and what this means ” based on a report that had come out from Blycroft Publishing tracking 2008 African mobile phone market stats. billion mobile phone subscriptions.

8 Tips for a Mobile-Friendly Nonprofit Website

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Nonprofits are now reporting that up to a third of their Web traffic is coming from mobile devices. The mobile Web is rapidly becoming a key way to communicate your message to donors; it’s important that your nonprofit website isn’t giving them a bad impression. .

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CMA Mobile Marketing Conference Debrief

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Last week I attended the CMA Mobile Marketing Conference in Toronto. Here are some of my condensed notes and key takeaways: Less than 1% of all websites are mobile enabled and yet in 2011 most people access the internet via a mobile device. <–Please 50% of Twitter use occurs on mobile devices. On average, Americans spend 3 hours a day on their mobile device. Half of all local searches occur on a mobile device. Quotes: “Mobile is dead.

3 Keys to Making Your Nonprofit Website Mobile Optimized

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Why should your nonprofit care about going mobile? Credit: infocux Technologies. As of June 2013, mobile web visits accounted for an estimated 34.3% Internet traffic, and it''s predicted to surpass non-mobile web traffic by 2014. Make your content mobile-friendly.

104 Mobile Marketing Facts

The Agitator

Are you reading this email on a mobile device? Mobile marketing and fundraising Online fundraising and marketing premiumIndustry stats would suggest that 7 out of 10 of you are.

Feature spotlight: Mobile fundraising platform


“2x more brand experiences happen on mobile than anywhere else, including TV, in-store, computer, etc.

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Millennials and Mobile Marketing at #MDS11

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

This session is called When Mobile Delivers Millennial Donors with Tonia Zampieri ( Iheartcharity on Twitter). Mobile is growing faster than anyone has predicted — even those who are supposed to know. 90% of mobile subscribers in the US have an Internet-ready phone. how to engage millennials and use mobile, given its prevalence? Think about these four elements: Mobile Websites: If they can’t find you where they are looking, millennials will go elsewhere.

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Can a mobile app save lives? Yes it can.

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

As a result, I have performed quite a bit of research and literature review on the applicability of social media engagement and mobile technology in the public health field. Government Mobile Review Social Media Videos citizen engagement cpr crowdsourcing ems health public health pulsepoint

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Top mobile social media apps for nonprofits


It’s predicted that by the end of 2014, mobile (smart phone and tablet) access to the web will have outstripped desktop access. It’s time to start thinking/acting mobile. Even if you’re aiming for older audiences, you can’t ignore mobile—tablets are becoming very popular. Understand that your communications role via mobile is that of a 24/7 reporter. Top 8 mobile social media apps. Flickr/Irish Typepad.

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Canadian Government & the Mobile Space in 2012

Public Sector Marketing 2.0

Back in early 2011, I created a collaborative Google Spreadsheet (available at www.mobilegovernment.ca ) to compile a list of Canadian government organizations (federal, provincial , municipal +crown/agency) that have created mobile websites and/or mobile apps. Smartphones have irreversibly changed people’s mobile habits and how marketers interact with them. Mobile website: A website built on the world-wide-web, but specifically designed for smaller mobile screens.