June 22, 2011

6 ideas to help nonprofits get started on Foursquare

by Guest

Here are six ideas to get your organization started on Foursquare, the geolocation social network that announced Monday it has surpassed 10 million members. Continue reading

June 7, 2011

Does a mobile app make sense for your nonprofit?

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Tap-n-Give app helps lay groundwork for other charity apps Guest post by Tonia Zampieri Smart Online Does a mobile app make sense for your nonprofit? It depends. If your organization has the capacity to support one, a mobile app can be not only a phenomenal branding tool but also an entirely new way to capture engaged supporters who spend a … Continue reading

May 25, 2011

Apps for Change: Top mobile ideas from around the world

by JD Lasica

Over the past few weeks, Nokia held the first Apps for Change contest, inviting people from around the world to suggest a mobile application to benefit society — which Nokia has agreed to develop. The winners also get to steer a $10,000 contribution to a nonprofit organization. Continue reading

April 28, 2011

Will mobile tools help turn empathy into action?

by JD Lasica

Perhaps the most anticipated keynote at last week’s Where 2.0 conference in California’s Silicon Valley came from D.J. Patil, the former chief scientist of LinkedIn who is now chief product officer of the hot Silicon Valley startup Color, which recently raked in $41 million in venture backing. Continue reading

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April 27, 2011

How nonprofit supporters are using their smartphones

by Guest

Last week I presented at the NCTech4Good conference here in North Carolina. Our session, “Mobile for Today’s Nonprofits,” was a combination of recent discussions held at last month’s NTEN conference on the big four of mobile as well as an overview of findings from our recently published whitepaper on consumers’ use of smartphones titled, “A Mobile World: How supporters are using their smartphones, and why you should care.” Continue reading

April 22, 2011

Scenes from the Where 2.0 mobile conference

by JD Lasica

I caught a fair chunk of the Where 2.0 conference in Santa Clara, Calif. I think it’s fair to say this is the best annual gathering of thought leaders in the mobile space — people from the future who beam in to bring us up to speed on where this whole mobile revolution is taking us. Continue reading