Photo courtesy of kowitz (Creative Commons) Start with a strategy to expand your reach to potential supporters Guest post by Cassie Bair and Jenifer Snyder The U.S. is going mobile. Even as people increase their number of mobile devices, many nonprofits are still hesitant about adding mobile to their organization’s initiatives. Misconceptions such as which tools are … [Read more...] about How nonprofits should capitalize on the mobile revolution
[author]They say a picture paints a thousand words, and that may be the case. But if they cost the earth or you don’t have permission to use them, they end up painting nothing much at all. When my mobile "career" kicked off in 2003 with multiple research trips to South Africa and Mozambique, I took the opportunity to start taking and collecting mobile- and technology-related … [Read more...] about Free-to-use mobile and technology images
Organizations starting to use SMS as powerful tool for fund-raising [author]We've just released a new report, Nonprofit Text Messaging Benchmark Study, that offers the first-ever look at how organizations in the United States are using text messaging and how subscribers are responding. It shows that mobile phones are becoming increasingly popular as an advocacy and … [Read more...] about How are nonprofits using text messaging?
[author]Two organisations I've had the pleasure of working with - Tactical Tech and Fahamu - have independently announced the release of a film and a book that cover different aspects of non-profit digital activism. Both are well worth a look. Info-activism.org, a Tactical Tech initiative, explores how rights advocates "use information and digital technology to create … [Read more...] about Information into action: Africa and beyond