6 Reasons Why Associations & Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive

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And a majority of these organizations are the nonprofit associations. While for-profit companies will always be the first ones to invest in latest technologies and innovations to drive their revenue, nonprofit organizations lag behind. Nonprofit / October 10, 2019.

6 Reasons Why Associations and Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive

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And a majority of these organizations are the nonprofit associations. While for-profit companies will always be the first ones to invest in latest technologies and innovations to drive their revenue, nonprofit organizations lag behind. In this blog we will focus on why nonprofit associations and societies must have a digital archive of their documents. The post 6 Reasons Why Associations and Nonprofits Need a Digital Archive appeared first on Kitaboo.

I’ll Text You! SMS For Your Nonprofit Organization

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The webinar covered how nonprofits can use SMS campaigns to engage their supporters with mobile. Visit our Mobile Commons for Nonprofits page to learn more about how your nonprofit can use text messaging campaigns to engage your supporters!

SMS Nation: September 2015, Nonprofit Edition

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Welcome to this month’s nonprofit edition of SMS Nation! From overall text message strategy and success to text therapy, SMS is making great forward strides in supporting the goals of nonprofits. Nonprofit Quarterly discusses mobile engagement.

Coming Up! Social Media for Nonprofits in San Francisco

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As a proud partner of Social Media for Nonprofits (SM4NP) , we’re looking forward to sponsoring our third conference in San Francisco on November 16, 2015. In addition to giving a keynote address, we had to opportunity to give a presentation on SMS for nonprofits.

7 Creative Ideas to Keep Your Nonprofit Mobile Subscribers Engaged

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The post 7 Creative Ideas to Keep Your Nonprofit Mobile Subscribers Engaged appeared first on Mobile Commons. Running out of ideas for your text message campaign? Look no further!

Text Messaging for Nonprofits: An Interview with Sam McKelvie, Head of Mobile Strategy (Part 1)

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As more nonprofits use text messaging to engage their supporters, we decided to interview one of our most experienced mobile strategists about the mobile space. The first part of this interview will explore why nonprofits should use text messaging, and how to get started on a mobile campaign.

“Nonprofits Should Be Giving More Attention to Mobile,” Says Mashable

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billion emails from 100 leading nonprofits. In an overview of key takeaways, Mashable reports, “Nonprofits still heavily rely on email to promote their causes, when they should be giving more attention to mobile and social media.”

Nonprofits rank text messaging as the most effective tech for communicating. So why do only 3% of them use it?

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But only a fraction of American nonprofits are actually using it. The 2017 Global NGO Online Technology Report polled thousands of nonprofits and NGOS across six continents and 153 countries to gain a sense of how nonprofits are using technology today.

Mobile Commons Enjoys Its Role at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference

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This past June, Mobile Commons was a proud sponsor of the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference that took place in Washington, D.C. How Mobile Commons represented the mobile sector at the Social Media for Nonprofits Conference.

Text Messaging for Nonprofits: An Interview with Sam McKelvie, Head of Mobile Strategy (Part 2)

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Previously we spoke with Sam, Head of Mobile Strategy here at Mobile Commons, about text messaging’s role in the nonprofit sector. Q: What types of nonprofit programs work best with text messaging?

This year’s Nonprofit Technology Conference in San Jose was a bona fide triumph!

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The Nonprofit Technology Conference (NTC), an annual gathering with the goal of building a stronger community of nonprofit professionals organized by the Nonprofit Technology Network, took place on March 23-25 2016 in San Jose.

Interview: Taylor Dankmyer, Mobile Strategy Associate, on the Value of Netroots Nation for Nonprofits

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Netroots is the go-to nonprofit tech conference for organizations nationwide. On a practical level, Netroots is an opportunity for nonprofits and (typically progressive) organizations to get together and share on topics that matter to them.

Protected: 6 FREE and Simple Tools to Help Nonprofits Make Great Calls-to-Action

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To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: 6 FREE and Simple Tools to Help Nonprofits Make Great Calls-to-Action appeared first on Mobile Commons. This content is password protected.

Nonprofit Quarterly Features the “Elegant Simplicity” of Text Messaging

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Today the Nonprofit Quarterly published an article that highlights mobile as “a simple, inexpensive way for nonprofits to reach their constituents” – and features the work of Mobile Commons and our customers. Fundraising is always forefront on a nonprofit’s mind, but engagement that leads to sustained donations is really what nonprofits want—not necessarily just the one-time emergency.’ ”. All Posts Blog nonprofit npo Press

5 Reasons Every Nonprofit Should Use Text Messaging [Infographic]

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At Mobile Commons, we believe every nonprofit should use mobile campaigns as an engagement strategy. Visit our Mobile Commons for Nonprofits page for more information on our product offerings. All Posts Blog Collateral Infographics Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Resources

How Can Societies Digitize Publishing and Delivery Process

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Although it benefits all sectors we work in, we will focus on nonprofit organizations and publishing in this article. Why should nonprofit organizations and associations switch to digital publishing? How will a digital report benefit the members of a nonprofit society?

Benefits of a Digital Library for Associations and Non-Profit Organizations

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These organizations, which are more often than not nonprofit associations, still store their sensitive data in the form of hard copies. To that end, we will take a look at the importance of a digital library today and how nonprofit associations can benefit from having one.

5 Questions to Consider Before Launching Your First Nonprofit SMS Campaign

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Making the decision to incorporate text messaging into your nonprofit’s marketing outreach is a big one, but doing your research beforehand can make the process a smooth and educational experience. Text messages have a click through rate four times higher than nonprofit emails.

4 Text Messaging Spooks —and Why Your Nonprofit Shouldn’t be Afraid of Them

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Halloween: a time for ghosts, goblins, and nonprofits that gear up for end-of-the-year fundraising. Nonprofits work hard to grow and engage their mobile list. Nonprofits spend a lot of time fine-tuning their mobile strategy.

How are non-profits using text messaging?

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Earlier this month M+R Strategic Services & the Nonprofit Technology Network released their annual eNonprofit Benchmarks study. The report provides an overview of technology benchmarks for nonprofits using new tools and strategies to mobilize their supporters.

Podcast: No Kid Hungry Explains How Text Messaging Connects Families to Free Lunches

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In Episode 8 of Using the Whole Whale , a podcast on data and technology and the nonprofit world, Jason Wilson from Share Our Strength’s No Kid Hungry campaign shares his story of how text messaging campaigns are ending childhood hunger in America.

Brooklyn Recovery Fund Turns a Nets Game into a Chance to Support Sandy Victims

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The program is using text message donations from all over the country to support Brooklyn nonprofits that are working in the area to help those whose lives have been upended by Sandy’s devastation. Nonprofits can apply for funds at the Brooklyn Community Foundation’s website.

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FastCoExist Features Mobile Commons Enroll

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Mobile Commons Enroll offers nonprofits and health care organizations a straightforward way to educate the uninsured with a series of easy-to-understand text messages. All Posts Blog Government health Mobile Commons Enroll Nonprofit npo Press

Three Tips for Promoting Your Mobile Campaign at Large Events

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All Posts Blog Calls to Action Customer News Events Nonprofit npo Text Messages Use Cases Big events and festivals are a great way to reach new subscribers, recruit volunteers, and offer exclusive rewards for opting in to your mobile list.

Jeremy Clements Turns a NASCAR Car Into a Text Message Fundraising Machine

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All Posts Blog Calls to Action nonprofit Use CasesNASCAR driver Jeremy Clements is revving up for a text message fundraising campaign that will benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

3 Steps for a Successful Start to Your Mobile Campaign

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All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Text Messages To get the best possible results from your mobile campaign, it’s important to start off on the right foot. The first few months are crucial in spreading the word about your campaign and building your mobile list.

5 Examples of Great Mobile Calls to Action

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All Posts Blog Calls to Action Inspirations Mobile Resources and Research Nonprofit npo Your organization may have created the world’s greatest mobile campaign, but the real question is how are you going to get people to opt in?

Take Advantage of the 5th Text of Mobile Giving

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All Posts Blog Mobile Resources and Research Newsletter Nonprofit When someone texts in a donation, why let the conversation end there? You can turn a one-time mobile donation into a lifetime of engagement. Mobile donations usually consist of four texts (see below).

“Hey guys, Barack here.” The President Texts About Student Debt

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All Posts Blog Government Nonprofit npo Use Cases Today, DoSomething.org announced that their audience of young people could text President Obama their questions about student debt…and the president would text back ! Well, the president has answered his first question.

Justin Long and DoSomething.org Want To Help You Find Your V-Spot

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All Posts Blog Calls to Action nonprofit npo Use CasesHaving trouble finding your V-Spot? You’re not alone. In 2008, 1.9 million people couldn’t find their V-Spots – that is, their voting spots, according to a new ad from DoSomething.org.

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New Yorkers Find Out Where to Vote over Text Message

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All Posts Blog Company News Government Nonprofit npo Use Cases Why Mobile Commons Mobile Commons is launching a new polling place locator to ensure that New Yorkers can find their way to the polls on Tuesday’s election.

Piers Morgan on Mobile Commons Advocacy: “I Love This Idea. This is Direct Action.”

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All Posts Blog Calls to Action Nonprofit npo Press Success Stories Successes Use Cases Two days ago, Rachel Maddow called Mobile Commons Advocacy a “smart” tool that can put political pressure on legislative decision makers in Washington.

Voto Latino Keeps New Yorkers Informed About Their Health Care Options

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All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Text Messages Use Cases When circumstances change quickly, SMS can keep people informed. After the Affordable Care Act launched, the government’s website was so overrun with demand, that people had trouble accessing it.

How to Optimize Year End Giving with Mobile

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Blog Nonprofit Videos Webinars As you all know, the holiday season is the busiest time of year for fundraising. This year, optimize your giving campaign with mobile to engage supporters across channels and reach your end-of-year fundraising goals!

CWA Uses Text Messages to Rally Their Members with Real-Time Updates

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All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Text Messages Use Cases Communications Workers of America , the largest telecommunications union in the country, is using text messaging to communicate with their members and assemble them at a moment’s notice.

DoSomething.org Launches a TMI, A New Marketing Agency to Connect Organizations with Young People

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DoSomething.org ’s new nonprofit marketing agency might be called TMI , but they insist, according to a recent New York Times profile , that in this generation of nonstop text messaging and social media, there’s really no such thing as too much information.

Jim Carrey, Paul McCartney, and Tony Bennett Raise Their Voices Against Gun Violence

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That hasn’t deterred advocacy group Voices Against Violence, a nonprofit committed to saving lives by keeping guns out of the wrong hands. All Posts Blog Calls to Action Nonprofit Use Cases

Western New Yorkers Fight Air Pollution Can Fight Air Pollution Over Text

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All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Use Cases Niagara-region citizens are breathing easier thanks to a series of new mobile messaging campaigns to fight air pollution from Grow 716 , the Community Foundation for Greater Buffalo , and the Clear Air Coalition of Western New York.

New Study Shows that Planned Parenthood’s Live Text Chat Program Relieves Teen Anxiety

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All Posts Blog Customer News health Nonprofit npo Press Text Messages Use Cases A new study from the Journal of Medical Internet Research shows that Planned Parenthood’s live text chat hotline helps relieve teens’ anxiety.

Use Text Messages to Give Michael Sam a Virtual High Five

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All Posts Blog Nonprofit npo Use Cases Human Rights Campaign wants you to give Michael Sam a virtual “high five” over text. Last month, top football recruit Michael Sam announced that he was gay. The bold announcement garnered national news coverage.

United We Dream Uses Texting to Turn 3 Voices into Thousands

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All Posts Blog Calls to Action Inspirations Nonprofit npo Use Cases The immigrant youth organization United We Dream recently used SMS to amplify the voices of three of its members into a rallying cry for thousands.

Capital Area Foreclosure Network Launches Mortgage Counseling by Text

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With the mortgage crisis continuing to affect thousands of families across America, banks and nonprofits alike are looking for effective ways to help people stay out of foreclosure. A new service from the nonprofit Capital Area Foreclosure Network (CAFN) seeks to help as many families as possible with a bilingual text messaging campaign, created in partnership with Mobile Commons. Customer News government nonprofit Use Cases