November 29, 2010

Nonprofits: Is your website mobile-ready?

by JD Lasica

The other day my colleague Christopher S. Rollyson asked, Why haven’t we optimized our website for mobile users? That’s when I first heard of WP-Touch and WPtouch Pro — WordPress plug-ins that make your site really nice-looking on a handheld device. With use of smartphones exploding, this is now a must-have in today’s marketplace. Continue reading

Category: Blogging, Education, Mobile, Nonprofits, Tools
October 12, 2010

ezetop: Using mobile to send money abroad

by Sloane Berrent

When I lived in the Philippines last summer as a Kiva fellow, I got a quick crash course in the remittance market. It’s one of those things that people who live abroad may know about, but for many of my friends and family, they had not heard about it. So let’s start from scratch. In many countries around the world, … Continue reading

September 27, 2010

How nonprofits can get started with mobile

by JD Lasica

How nonprofits can get started with mobile from JD Lasica on Vimeo.   Some tips about how to create an effective mobile campaign This is part two of a two-part series on how organizations can use mobile tech for social good. See part one: A beginner’s guide to mobile fundraising. With the explosion of mobile giving in the wake of … Continue reading

September 24, 2010

A beginner’s guide to mobile fundraising

by JD Lasica

Image by Mexicanwave on Flickr Some tips to get you on your way to your first mobile campaign This is the first of a two-part series on how organizations can use mobile tech for social good. See part two: How nonprofits can get started with mobile. 2010 will go down as the year nonprofits began to understand the potential of … Continue reading

September 22, 2010

Mobile community: The holy grail of m4d?

by kiwanja

  Where are the best sites for people to stimulate debate around mobile technology? The other week I wrote a post on the difficulties of running a “mobile for development” – or m4d – project. I tried to make it challenging, and was hoping to stir up some discussion around the merits of mobile-initiated development projects versus development-initiated mobile projects. … Continue reading

September 14, 2010

7 ways for nonprofits to use mobile phones to raise funds

by Guest

Tips for putting together a well-planned mobile fundraising strategy Guest post by Ben Rigby Co-founder, The Extraordinaries If you’re like most people working at a nonprofit, you probably had a “Holy Mobile!” moment in January 2010 when an outpouring of donations followed the devastating Haiti quake. This, you expected. But what you may not have anticipated was that $41 million … Continue reading

Category: Mobile, Nonprofits, Resources