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
July 29, 2010

10 ways geolocation is changing the world

by Guest

  Geo-aware apps will help democratize news and information Guest post by Rob Reed Founder, MomentFeed Social media has changed the world. It has revolutionized communications on a global scale, and the transformation continues with every status update, blog post and video stream. The global citizenry has become a global network. Since becoming widely adopted just a few ago, social media … Continue reading

Category: Mobile, Technology
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June 30, 2010

A mobile platform for human rights

by JD Lasica

Handheld human rights from JD Lasica on Vimeo. Co-director of Digital Democracy spells out how new platform can skirt government censorship One of the organizations I’ve been admiring from afar over the past year is Digital Democracy, which works with local partners to put information into the hands of people who need it most – those neglected, disenfranchised or abused … Continue reading

June 3, 2009

Mobile social marketing: How to do it right

by Katrin Verclas

Mobile advocacy efforts are just beginning around the world.  What are we learning from these emergent campaigns what works and what does not in using mobile phones to advance a cause or an issue? Of course, we think that advocacy organizations should start to pay serious attention to using mobiles in their work. There is increasing evidence that mobile social … Continue reading