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Top 6 Tips for Taking Your Cause Mobile

Note from Beth: My colleague, Darian Rodriguez Heyman has launched a new company, BetterWorld Wireless.  You not only get a great mobile wireless plan, but through their nonprofit giving partners, a person in need will receive a mobile device loaded with content to help break the cycle of poverty and empower their life.  

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Notes About Mobile, Digital Trends, and Social Media Leadership from Knight Digital Media Center Workshop

Last week I was in Chicago to facilitate a session as part of Knight Digital Media Center’s Digital Strategy for Community Foundations and Nonprofits workshop.  The workshop topics included trends in digital media consumption, social media, engagement on mobile devices and a variety of community foundation projects funded by the Knight Community Information Challenge.  … Read More

How and When Should Your Nonprofit Organization Invest in Mobile

Note from Beth: In preparation for my book launch,   I hired Rad Campaign to do a redesign of my blog.    Aside from changing the color scheme to match the new book cover,  I was ready to invest in “going mobile.”    After watching the percentage of mobile and tablet readers grow from 5% in 2010 to 17% in 2012 and receiving more than a few emails from loyal readers telling me that my blog was practically unreadable on their mobile device, I was ready to take the plunge into a mobile strategy.    

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Attention Data Nerds: The Mobile Mindset Study and More

Two excellent sources for stats on how mobile use in the US has become more pervasive.    American’s are no longer tethered to their desktops to use the Internet, especially social media.   The Mobile Mindset Study, a new survey from mobile security developers Lookout using data commissioned from Harris Interactive, has found that three out of five smartphone owners in the U.S.… Read More

What To Do When There Is An Emergency? Red Cross has an App for that!

Go check out the new American Red Cross First Aid App, available free for both iPhone and Android.  The Red Cross is releasing the app this morning and it’s the first in a series of Red Cross preparedness apps that will be unveiled this year.… Read More